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Karsten Volke
  
Number of games in database: 135
Years covered: 1989 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2456 (2349 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2490

Overall record: +35 -37 =63 (49.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Slav (12) 
    D11 D15 D10 D19 D18
 Sicilian (8) 
    B42 B89 B61 B33 B77
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D86 D97 D91
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E34 E32 E55 E20 E43
 Uncommon Opening (5) 
    A00 B00
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 A46 E10 A41 E00
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B81 B47 B42 B44 B23
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E15 E12
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E32 E20 E55 E39 E53
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C95 C65 C77 C85
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    A46 A45 E10 E00
 King's Indian (5) 
    E81 E70 E73 E69
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Volke vs M Schaefer, 1994 1-0
   D Koenig vs K Volke, 2001 0-1
   K Volke vs N Guliyev, 2008 1/2-1/2
   K Volke vs H Rudolf, 2001 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Club Cup (2006)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   European Individual Championship (2007)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 World Senior Teams +50
   I Stohl vs K Volke (Feb-28-15) 1/2-1/2
   R Kreisl vs K Volke (Oct-26-13) 0-1
   K Volke vs R Lendwai (Oct-25-13) 1/2-1/2
   K Volke vs M Ferguson (Oct-24-13) 1/2-1/2
   N V Pedersen vs K Volke (Oct-23-13) 1/2-1/2

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KARSTEN VOLKE
(born Apr-18-1965, 55 years old) Germany

[what is this?]
International Master

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 135  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Volke vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½341989Kecskemet op1D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
2. Chekhov vs K Volke  ½-½201989Kecskemet op1E70 King's Indian
3. K Volke vs V Tukmakov  ½-½461990Groningen opD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
4. K Volke vs B Finegold  1-0321990Groningen opD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
5. K Volke vs Shabalov  ½-½451990Groningen opD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Murey vs K Volke 1-0311991PodolskB23 Sicilian, Closed
7. Savon vs K Volke  0-1351991PodolskB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
8. S Nikolaev vs K Volke  ½-½151991PodolskE81 King's Indian, Samisch
9. Uhlmann vs K Volke  ½-½211991GER-chE73 King's Indian
10. Hort vs K Volke  1-0421991GER-chE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
11. K Volke vs Hertneck  ½-½411991Bundesliga 1991/92A57 Benko Gambit
12. K Volke vs Vaganian  0-1281992Bundesliga 1991/92D55 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. K Volke vs M Thinius  1-0951992Bundesliga 1992/93D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
14. Kharlov vs K Volke  1-0501992Neu Isenburg opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. Glek vs K Volke  1-0231993Cuxhaven 57/227B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
16. K Volke vs Smirin 0-1781993Munich op 9293E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
17. W Schindler vs K Volke ½-½251993Bundesliga 9293A15 English
18. K Volke vs M Schaefer 1-0631994Bundesliga 1993/94A00 Uncommon Opening
19. K Volke vs Y Shulman  0-1621994Minsk Boleslavsky memA00 Uncommon Opening
20. K Volke vs Kupreichik  ½-½301994MinskA00 Uncommon Opening
21. K Volke vs Vaganian  0-1421994Bundesliga 1993/94A00 Uncommon Opening
22. C Herbrechtsmeier vs K Volke  0-1341996Bundesliga 1995/96B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. K Volke vs Adams  ½-½391997Cup European ClubA57 Benko Gambit
24. G Welling vs K Volke  ½-½161997European club cupA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. K Volke vs D Roos  1-0481997Bundesliga 1997/98D86 Grunfeld, Exchange
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 135  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-12-18  posoo: WHY are there no comments or photographs for dis playors?! It is REALY disapointing. With a name like "KARSTEN VOLKE", u just KNO dat da playor is almost CERTAN to be VERY VERY GOOD LOOKING.
Nov-13-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: I know that Karsten Volke is a very very good-looking man, despite being in his mid 50s ( I think he is now 53 ).

He is a German and has reached the rank of International Master. In fact he has a FIDÉ rating of 2474. although he has been stronger.

He tends to score at about 50%. You can check out his individual style by playing through these notable games:
K Volke vs M Schaefer, 1994 &
D Koenig vs K Volke, 2001.

Nov-29-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: <posoo>

A photo of him can be found here: https://chess-db.com/public/pinfo.j....

Nov-30-18  ndg2: Good looking egg head ;-)

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