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Lutz Espig
Number of games in database: 383
Years covered: 1967 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2256
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +109 -106 =168 (50.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (41) 
    A04 A06 A05
 Sicilian (31) 
    B23 B57 B89 B27 B39
 English (29) 
    A15 A13 A14 A10
 English, 1 c4 c5 (14) 
    A34 A35 A37 A30
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    A45 D02 A40 A41 D05
 King's Indian (7) 
    E67 E60 E66 E63 E95
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (63) 
    B83 B40 B81 B39 B82
 Old Indian (37) 
    A55 A53 A54
 Sicilian Scheveningen (29) 
    B83 B81 B82 B80
 Tarrasch Defense (21) 
    D34 D32
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A41 A46 D02 A45
 Sicilian Kan (9) 
    B42 B43 B41
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Uhlmann vs L Espig, 1978 0-1
   L Espig vs H Camilleri, 1969 1-0
   Gufeld vs L Espig, 1980 1/2-1/2
   L Espig vs Csom, 1978 1-0
   L Espig vs W Pietzsch, 1967 1-0
   L Espig vs Jansa, 1970 1-0
   Gufeld vs L Espig, 1972 1/2-1/2
   L Espig vs H Rossmann, 1974 1-0
   L Espig vs K Mueller, 2004 1/2-1/2
   L Espig vs I Hausner, 1981 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dortmund-B (1991)
   GDR-ch (1974)
   Raach Zonal (1969)
   Sukhumi (1972)
   75th German Championship (2004)
   GER-ch (2001)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   European Championship (2007)

   🏆 World Senior Teams +50
   P Petran vs L Espig (Mar-03-15) 1/2-1/2
   Arkell vs L Espig (Feb-26-15) 1-0

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(born Jan-05-1949, 72 years old) Germany

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Lutz Espig was born in Greiz, East Germany. He was East German champion in 1969, 1971 and 1988 (= Thomas Paehtz Sr). Espig was awarded the IM title in 1972 and the GM title in 1983. In tournaments he was 1st at Lublin 1970, 1st at Varna 1976, 2nd at Halle 1982, 1st at Varna 1983, 3rd= at Leipzig 1983 and 2nd at the Eger Open in 1987.

Last updated: 2018-06-28 05:11:15

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 383  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Espig vs W Pietzsch 1-0271967DSV-TurnierB57 Sicilian
2. Ghizdavu vs L Espig  1-0481967International Junior TournamentB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. L Espig vs Tukmakov  ½-½711967DSV-TurnierB89 Sicilian
4. L Espig vs P Atanasov  0-1341967International Junior TournamentB56 Sicilian
5. L Espig vs Balashov  1-0421967International Junior TournamentB06 Robatsch
6. J Kozma vs L Espig  1-0501967DSV-TurnierE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
7. L Espig vs K Grigorian  0-1611967International Junior TournamentB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. L Espig vs Sliwa  0-1701967DSV-TurnierC05 French, Tarrasch
9. L Espig vs Joseph Roberts 1-0321967WchT U26 14thB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. Uhlmann vs L Espig 1-0401968Lasker MemorialA71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
11. L Espig vs Suetin  0-1631968Lasker MemorialB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. L Espig vs B Malich  ½-½211968Lasker MemorialA04 Reti Opening
13. L Espig vs A Hennings  ½-½411968Lasker MemorialD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
14. L Espig vs R Ortega  ½-½341968Lasker MemorialA04 Reti Opening
15. R Fuchs vs L Espig  ½-½451968Lasker MemorialA07 King's Indian Attack
16. Minic vs L Espig  1-0361968Lasker MemorialC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
17. L Espig vs Vasiukov  0-1261968Lasker MemorialB23 Sicilian, Closed
18. Csom vs L Espig  0-1461968Lasker MemorialB02 Alekhine's Defense
19. L Espig vs C Radovici  ½-½261968Lasker MemorialA09 Reti Opening
20. M Schoeneberg vs L Espig  ½-½241968Lasker MemorialD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. L Espig vs L Zinn 0-1371968Lasker MemorialE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
22. L Barczay vs L Espig  ½-½141968Lasker MemorialB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
23. Bronstein vs L Espig  1-0331968Lasker MemorialA46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. L Espig vs A Zaitsev  ½-½581968Lasker MemorialD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. A Zwaig vs L Espig  0-1581969TournamentA02 Bird's Opening
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  Benzol: Lutz Espig
Born 5th January 1949 in Griez
An IM in 1972 and GM in 1983 he won the East German championship in 1969 and 1971.
Jan-05-06  BIDMONFA: Lutz Espig


Aug-28-08  myschkin: . . .


in German:

Jan-05-09  WhiteRook48: doesn't seem to have a good winning percentage...
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy 73rd birthday!
Jan-05-12  brankat: Happy Birthday GM Espig!

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