Number of games in database: 542
Years covered: 1986 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2539
Highest rating achieved in database: 2616
Overall record: +119 -107 =291 (51.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
25 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
C Lutz vs Ftacnik, 2001 1-0
D Mastrovasilis vs C Lutz, 1999 0-1
C Lutz vs J Balcerak, 2000 1-0
A Galliamova vs C Lutz, 1997 0-1
C Lutz vs M Tratar, 1996 1-0
C Lutz vs Bareev, 1994 1-0
C Lutz vs Korchnoi, 2002 1-0
Timman vs C Lutz, 1994 1/2-1/2
Bacrot vs C Lutz, 2005 1/2-1/2
C Lutz vs Korchnoi, 1995 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Ptuj Zonal (1995)
European Championship (2000)
Dortmund Sparkassen (1994)
Bundesliga 2000/01 (2000)
Bundesliga 1992/93 (1992)
Moscow Olympiad (1994)
EUR-chT (Men) 13th (2001)
Calvia Olympiad (2004)
Bundesliga 2007/08 (2007)
European Championship (2006)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Munich 1993 by suenteus po 147
Dortmund 1993 by suenteus po 147
🏆 2nd Bundesliga West -17
C Lutz vs D Schlecht (Oct-16-16) 1/2-1/2
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| page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 542
|1. Nunn vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||28||1986||Krefeld||C16 French, Winawer|
|2. I Gurevich vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||53||1986||Wch U16||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|3. V Akopian vs C Lutz
|| ||½-½||37||1986||Wch U16||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|4. C Lutz vs L Christiansen
|| ||½-½||10||1988||Cologne (Germany)||E48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5|
|5. C Lutz vs Fedorowicz
|| ||1-0||41||1988||Cologne (Germany)||E98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1|
|6. W Schoen vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||46||1989||Elekes Memorial||D87 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|7. C Lutz vs Hort
|| ||1-0||37||1989||German Cup||A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System|
|8. D Norwood vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||26||1989||Marseilles||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|9. Korchnoi vs C Lutz
||1-0||46||1989||German Cup||A20 English|
|10. Vasiukov vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||55||1989||Elekes mem||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|11. C Lutz vs Timoshchenko
|| ||1-0||61||1989||Elekes mem||E98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1|
|12. Taimanov vs C Lutz
|| ||½-½||33||1990||Bad Wildbad||A04 Reti Opening|
|13. Wojtkiewicz vs C Lutz
|| ||½-½||62||1990||Biel MTO op||A15 English|
|14. C Lutz vs I Rogers
|| ||0-1||47||1990||Biel MTO op||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
|15. C Lutz vs Shirov
|| ||0-1||40||1990||Wch U20||E98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1|
|16. Sherzer vs C Lutz
|| ||0-1||71||1990||Wch U20||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|17. Blatny vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||51||1991||Altensteig||A48 King's Indian|
|18. Razuvaev vs C Lutz
|| ||½-½||33||1991||Bundesliga 1991/92||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|19. C Lutz vs Smejkal
|| ||½-½||47||1991||Bundesliga 1991/92||D80 Grunfeld|
|20. Smejkal vs C Lutz
|| ||½-½||31||1991||Altensteig||A15 English|
|21. Yusupov vs C Lutz
|| ||1-0||34||1991||Bundesliga 1991/92||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|22. C Lutz vs Romanishin
|| ||½-½||28||1991||Dortmund-B||E15 Queen's Indian|
|23. C Lutz vs O Renet
|| ||½-½||36||1991||Dortmund-B||D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst|
|24. Mikhalchishin vs C Lutz
|| ||½-½||16||1991||Dortmund-B||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|25. C Lutz vs L Espig
|| ||1-0||21||1991||Dortmund-B||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
| page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 542
|Nov-24-03|| ||Eggman: What a Lutz. |
|Nov-24-03|| ||technical draw: Wait a minute. How do you get a rating of 2590 with 49 wins and 66 losses? |
|Nov-24-03|| ||PinkPanther: <Wait a minute. How do you get a rating of 2590 with 49 wins and 66 losses?>|
You play against strong opposition?
|Nov-24-03|| ||technical draw: Are you saying that if I play against strong opposition and lose my rating increases. Well my rating should be 3000 by now! |
|Nov-24-03|| ||PinkPanther: <Are you saying that if I play against strong opposition and lose my rating increases. Well my rating should be 3000 by now!>|
No, I'm just saying that if you play extrememly strong competition and score 46.3% against them, in all reality, that's not that bad, and your rating would reflect that.
|Nov-24-03|| ||technical draw: Heck,I know there's a mathematical formula that determines the ups and downs of the ELO. I just find it strange that a 2590 rating can have such a negative win/loss ratio. |
|Nov-24-03|| ||Bears092: of course, he's played more than 241 games in his career... |
|Nov-24-03|| ||shadowmaster: <technical draw> Of course you don't get any rating points for losing. But look how many games he's drawn (as Bears092 is implying). |
|Nov-24-03|| ||Bears092: actually, I was implying that he's played a lot more games that aren't in the database |
|Nov-13-08|| ||Red October: he has some wins against top players (but probably when those players were much younger and weren't at their strongest yet)|
|May-06-09|| ||whiteshark: <Bears092> Megabase has 1,310 <Christopher Lutz> games, whereof 392 are wins and 660 are draws. So the <overall winning percentage> is more likely 55.1%.|
|Jun-08-11|| ||BIDMONFA: Christopher Lutz|
|Feb-24-12|| ||whiteshark: Happy Birthday, Christopher!
|Dec-07-13|| ||thegoodanarchist: thegoodanarchist: <technical draw: Heck,I know there's a mathematical formula that determines the ups and downs of the ELO. I just find it strange that a 2590 rating can have such a negative win/loss ratio.>|
The way it is calcutlated, I think [but am not 100% certain] is that your entire event is rated using the difference between your rating and the average rating of your opponents.
If the expected score in that situation for someone of your rating is lower than your actual score, then your rating is increased to reflect a better-than-expected performance by you, even if you happened to play like a fish.
|Dec-07-13|| ||whiteshark: Update:
Mega Database 2014 has 1,369 <Christopher Lutz> games, whereof
452 are wins,
697 are draws and
220 are losses.
So the <overall winning percentage> is now 58.5%.
|Dec-07-13|| ||john barleycorn: <whiteshark> in the header is says|
<Number of games in database: 460
Years covered: 1983 to 2008>
Do you know, why there are no games after 2008? Is he inactive since then?
|Dec-07-13|| ||whiteshark: Lutz plays for <Köln-Porz>, a team which refused to play in the 'new' Bundesliga since its introduction in season 2008/09.|
I see Christopher played four seasons ā 9 games in the 2nd league (West) [no games during the 11/12 season] and occasionally in the Belgian League.
|Jan-03-14|| ||nummerzwei: One of the few grandmasters that have played closed openings when young and later switched to 1.e4.|
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