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Klaus Bischoff
K Bischoff 
Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  
Number of games in database: 978
Years covered: 1977 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2503 (2536 rapid, 2450 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2569

Overall record: +274 -184 =503 (54.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 17 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (67) 
    A15 A16 A13 A11 A10
 English, 1 c4 e5 (60) 
    A28 A25 A20 A21 A29
 King's Indian (48) 
    E81 E98 E92 E94 E86
 Queen's Gambit Declined (36) 
    D31 D35 D30 D38 D37
 English, 1 c4 c5 (32) 
    A30 A36 A31 A34 A32
 Semi-Slav (27) 
    D45 D44 D43
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (134) 
    B42 B45 B43 B40 B81
 Queen's Pawn Game (74) 
    A40 A46 E00 A41 A45
 Sicilian Kan (39) 
    B42 B43 B41
 French Defense (34) 
    C05 C02 C11 C00 C14
 Queen's Indian (32) 
    E15 E12 E13 E17 E16
 English (27) 
    A10 A14 A13 A17 A15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Bischoff vs J Nogueiras, 1998 1-0
   K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 1-0
   W Thormann vs K Bischoff, 1982 0-1
   K Bischoff vs Buhmann, 2008 1-0
   K Bischoff vs Mamedyarov, 2001 1-0
   D Dragicevic vs K Bischoff, 2009 0-1
   Maiwald vs K Bischoff, 1997 0-1
   Ermenkov vs K Bischoff, 1990 1/2-1/2
   Blatny vs K Bischoff, 2001 1/2-1/2
   K Bischoff vs Vokac, 2001 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   German Championship (2015)
   Bundesliga 1981/82 (1982)
   Dresden Open (1998)
   2nd Queenstown Chess Classic (2009)
   New Zealand Open (2015)
   Bad Zwesten Open (2002)
   European Union Individual Championship (2006)
   Staufer Open (1995)
   World Senior 50+ (2017)
   Wichern Open (1995)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   E.U. Championship and Cork Chess Congress (2005)
   Queenstown Chess Classic (2012)
   Dubai Olympiad (1986)
   Dortmund Open-A (1992)

   🏆 37th European Chess Club Cup
   Vocaturo vs K Bischoff (Oct-08-22) 1-0
   K Bischoff vs T Willemze (Oct-07-22) 1-0
   A Naumann vs K Bischoff (Oct-17-21) 1/2-1/2
   K Bischoff vs Rozentalis (Oct-16-21) 1/2-1/2
   Bluebaum vs K Bischoff (Oct-15-21) 1-0

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(born Jun-09-1961, 61 years old) Germany

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Klaus Bischoff was born in Ulm and became a GM in 1990. He took 3rd place in the 1980 World Junior Championship, behind Kasparov and Short. German Champion in 2013 and 2015.

He is a noted expert at rapid chess and is an eleven-time champion of Germany's blitz chess championship. In 1999, he shared first place at the prestigious Essen Rapidplay event with Vladimir Epishin.

Wikipedia article: Klaus Bischoff

Last updated: 2022-05-17 17:43:45

 page 1 of 43; games 1-25 of 1,052  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Bischoff vs Lobron  0-1721977FRG-ch U20A37 English, Symmetrical
2. K Bischoff vs Benjamin  ½-½561980Wch U20A07 King's Indian Attack
3. K Bischoff vs J Boehm  ½-½161981SuedlohnC00 French Defense
4. D Sellos vs K Bischoff  ½-½271981WchT U26A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
5. K Bischoff vs Mir Mahmood  1-0291981WchT U26A19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
6. K Panczyk vs K Bischoff  ½-½131981SuedlohnA40 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Benjamin vs K Bischoff  1-0751981WchT U26A56 Benoni Defense
8. R Monier vs K Bischoff  ½-½421981WchT U26A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
9. K Bischoff vs C Arduman  1-0761981WchT U26A07 King's Indian Attack
10. A Kochyev vs K Bischoff  ½-½211981WchT U26A40 Queen's Pawn Game
11. K Bischoff vs M Santo-Roman  1-0431981SuedlohnA07 King's Indian Attack
12. J Fleck vs K Bischoff  ½-½151981SuedlohnB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
13. K Bischoff vs C Bergstrom  1-0281981SuedlohnB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. K Bischoff vs A Greenfeld  ½-½201981WchT U26A61 Benoni
15. M Buchholz vs K Bischoff  ½-½221981WchT U26A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
16. K Bischoff vs N Sehner  ½-½101981SuedlohnA07 King's Indian Attack
17. R Kuijf vs K Bischoff  ½-½441981SuedlohnB23 Sicilian, Closed
18. E Swoboda vs K Bischoff  ½-½131981WchT U26A10 English
19. M Trepp vs K Bischoff 0-1311981SuedlohnB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
20. K Bischoff vs A Greenfeld  ½-½271981WchT U26A07 King's Indian Attack
21. E Ehrler vs K Bischoff  ½-½511981Bundesliga 1981/82B06 Robatsch
22. P Weber vs K Bischoff  ½-½161981SuedlohnA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
23. J Blaskowski vs K Bischoff  1-0291981SuedlohnB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
24. K Bischoff vs H Vetter  1-0231981SuedlohnA16 English
25. G Franzoni vs K Bischoff  ½-½161981SuedlohnB83 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-16-04  Kaspy2: his french-Winawer book is one of the best chess book available.
Aug-26-04  Future Delivery: I like his name. It's like telling people to go away.
Oct-27-04  aw1988: Lol!
May-04-05  shortsight: I saw Klaus Bischoff at with the nick "pinkpanther". Anyone knows if he's the same pinky at
Jan-18-06  dakgootje: he is the maker of Crazy Bishop (Computer) ;-)
Sep-15-06  BIDMONFA: Klaus Bischoff


Feb-20-07  nummerzwei: This German grandmaster is both a solid player and good blitz player. He won the German Blitz championship last year, for example
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Currently playing in the Queenstown Classic in New Zealand.
Jul-11-09  AniamL: This guy presented some pretty good commentary live at Dortmund, from what I could understand of the German anyway :)
Jun-09-10  wordfunph: "Chess is simply a wonderful game. Luring an opponent onto unknown territory, then outplaying him --- that will never lose its fascination for me."

- Klaus Bischoff

Jul-28-10  BobCrisp: Any relation to <Karl Bischoff>?
Mar-01-18  PhilFeeley: Missing Bischoff-Singer, Saarbrücken 2002, if indeed that is his game. Covered in Chess Training for Post-Beginners by Yaroslav Srokovski.
Jun-09-18  lost in space: Happy birthday, GM Bischoff.
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Any Bischoff Bishops Opening in the db here?
Dec-01-18  kamekura: PhilFeeley, he’s indeed that Bischoff. The game is available on chesstempo. I had to look it up because one of the moves in a variation in the book doesn’t quite make sense (17... Bb4).

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