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Romuald Mainka
  
Number of games in database: 247
Years covered: 1987 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2384
Highest rating achieved in database: 2550

Overall record: +72 -91 =73 (46.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 11 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (46) 
    B50 B52 B40 B47 B90
 French Defense (18) 
    C07 C16 C11 C18 C00
 Caro-Kann (13) 
    B12 B13 B18 B10
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C84 C67 C89 C77 C60
 French Tarrasch (7) 
    C07 C05
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (7) 
    C84 C93 C89 C96 C92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B42 B46 B83 B47 B25
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C78 C69 C67 C65
 English, 1 c4 e5 (11) 
    A21 A20 A29 A28
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A41 A46 A45 A40 E10
 Slav (7) 
    D16 D12 D10
 Sicilian Kan (6) 
    B42
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Mainka vs Psakhis, 1994 1-0
   R Mainka vs Nunn, 1990 1/2-1/2
   A Braun vs R Mainka, 2004 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   75th German Championship (2004)
   Bad Wiessee (2003)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Bundesliga 2015/16
   R Mainka vs D Smerdon (Apr-10-16) 0-1
   R Janssen vs R Mainka (Apr-09-16) 1-0
   L Cyborowski vs R Mainka (Mar-13-16) 1/2-1/2
   P Nikolic vs R Mainka (Mar-12-16) 1-0
   R Mainka vs U Boensch (Feb-21-16) 0-1

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ROMUALD MAINKA
(born May-15-1963, 57 years old) Poland (federation/nationality Germany)

[what is this?]
This Grandmaster was born in Gliwice (Poland). During the 1970s his family moved to Dortmund (North Rhine-Westphalia). Gregor Mainka is his twin brother.

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 247  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Mainka vs I E Morovic-Fernandez  ½-½441987Lugano opC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
2. Kohlweyer vs R Mainka  ½-½421987Dortmund-BA17 English
3. R Kuczynski vs R Mainka  ½-½301988Biel (Switzerland)C55 Two Knights Defense
4. R Mainka vs Lputian  0-1301988Dortmund-AB32 Sicilian
5. Hort vs R Mainka  1-0421988DortmundA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. R Mainka vs K Mokry  0-1341988Peer GyntC60 Ruy Lopez
7. R Mainka vs J Ambroz  1-0571988Bad Mergentheim opC18 French, Winawer
8. Pinter vs R Mainka  1-0411988Dortmund-AA57 Benko Gambit
9. Ivkov vs R Mainka  ½-½421989Dortmund-BA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
10. R Mainka vs Hort  0-1281989FRG-chC67 Ruy Lopez
11. R Mainka vs Lautier  0-1321989Dortmund-BC11 French
12. R Mainka vs Miles  ½-½431989BL2-W 8889 ;BL2B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
13. Jansa vs R Mainka  1-0461989Bad MergentheimB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. R Mainka vs Miles  0-1281989Bad Woerishofen op 5thB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
15. R Mainka vs Smejkal  1-0461989Bad Mergentheim opC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. Jiri Nun vs R Mainka  ½-½111989Dortmund-BC53 Giuoco Piano
17. Hjartarson vs R Mainka  1-0401990Bled/RogaskaA20 English
18. R Mainka vs Judit Polgar 1-0341990Dortmund-BB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
19. W Schmidt vs R Mainka  0-1371990BohemiansA21 English
20. P Haba vs R Mainka  0-1301990BohemiansB83 Sicilian
21. R Mainka vs Jansa  0-1621990LuxembourgB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. Balashov vs R Mainka  1-0291990BerlinA07 King's Indian Attack
23. Zsofia Polgar vs R Mainka  0-1501990Dortmund-BB83 Sicilian
24. R Mainka vs L Christiansen 0-1391990Bundesliga 1989/90B30 Sicilian
25. R Mainka vs I Rogers  0-1431990BohemiansB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 247  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-20-05  lopium: He is the player of the day, but we don't know anything about him. Birthday?
Oct-20-05  WMD: I saw him play about ten years ago in London. All I remember are a tasteless shirt and a dodgy moustache. Typically German.
Oct-20-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  chancho: At least he won two games versus Judit and Susan.
Apr-26-09  myschkin: . . .

This typical German GM was born in
Gliwice* (15 May 1963). During the 1970s his family moved to Dortmund (North Rhine-Westphalia). Gregor Mainka is his twin brother.

Fide Card: http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

* beautiful city in Poland

Apr-26-09  Prugno: I played a couple of matches as his team-mate a few years ago (on a much lower board, of course), and recall him with great pleasure as an extremely modest and kind person. His opinions, even when I did not agree with them 100%, were always voiced in such a quiet and unassuming way that it was impossible to argue with him.

The only exception I noticed in such a low-key personality, apart from his very interesting and aggressive playing style, was a great interest in motor cars, especially Formula 1.

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