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Mathias Gerusel
M Gerusel 
Nunn,John Gerusel,Mathias 1979 Dortmund 
Number of games in database: 193
Years covered: 1957 to 1991
Last FIDE rating: 2243
Highest rating achieved in database: 2440

Overall record: +53 -70 =69 (45.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (19) 
    E39 E32 E37 E25 E33
 Modern Benoni (15) 
    A56 A61 A65 A60 A59
 King's Indian (14) 
    E60 E75 E71 E76 E77
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    A40 A41 D02 E00
 Orthodox Defense (7) 
    D50 D57 D54 D69 D53
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D23 D25 D29 D27
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (44) 
    B29 B42 B43 B32 B40
 Sicilian Kan (16) 
    B42 B43
 Reti System (7) 
    A04 A06
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A25 A29 A21 A22
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A56 A58 A70
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D22 D25
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Selimanov vs M Gerusel, 1957 0-1
   M Gerusel vs D Werner, 1984 1-0
   M Gerusel vs Huebner, 1969 1-0
   F Jobin vs M Gerusel, 1957 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Junior Championship (1957)
   Solingen (1968)
   West German Championship (1963)
   Bundesliga 1981/82 (1982)
   FRG-ch 15th (1978)
   Halle Zonal (1967)
   Bad Lauterberg (1977)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   World Junior Championship, Toronto 1957 by FSR

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(born Feb-05-1938, 85 years old) Germany

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Mathias Gerusel is a (West) German IM who finished second to William Lombardy at the World Junior Championship (1957). He went on to study mathematics. His best tournament results have been 3rd at Büsum 1969 after Bent Larsen and Lev Polugaevsky, and 5th= at Solingen 1974.

With the German national team he took part in several country comparisons, for example against the Netherlands in 1967 and 1969 in Krefeld, against Czechoslovakia in 1969 in Siegburg and Bad Godesberg, and again against the Netherlands in 1970 in Hengelo. In 1977 he played for Germany at the European Team Championship in Moscow.

In the German Chess Bundesliga, Gerusel first played for the Solinger SG, with whom he became German team champion in 1974 and 1975, then until 1988 at SG Porz, with whom he became champion in 1979, 1982 and 1984.

He is listed as inactive at FIDE, as he has not played a ranked game since the 2010/11 season of the NRW class. His highest Elo rating was 2440 in 1975. Before the introduction of the Elo numbers, Gerusel's highest historical Elo number was 2559 in June 1969.

Wikipedia article: Mathias Gerusel

Last updated: 2022-02-14 00:49:59

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 226  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Gerusel vs T Makelainen  1-0401957World Junior ChampionshipE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. V Selimanov vs M Gerusel  0-1401957World Junior ChampionshipE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
3. M Gerusel vs Lombardy 0-1181957World Junior ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
4. M Gerusel vs A Jongsma  1-0661957World Junior ChampionshipA61 Benoni
5. R Cardoso vs M Gerusel 1-0371957World Junior ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
6. M Gerusel vs P Bates 1-0641957World Junior ChampionshipE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
7. I Bahgat vs M Gerusel  0-1631957World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
8. M Gerusel vs R Hallerod  1-0381957World Junior ChampionshipA61 Benoni
9. F Jobin vs M Gerusel  0-1561957World Junior ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
10. M Gerusel vs J Aldrete Lobo  1-0331957World Junior ChampionshipE00 Queen's Pawn Game
11. B Rabinowitz vs M Gerusel 0-1381957World Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
12. M Gerusel vs S Wolk  0-1411963West German ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. P Troeger vs M Gerusel  ½-½421963West German ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
14. M Gerusel vs Unzicker  ½-½551963West German ChampionshipE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
15. P Ellrich vs M Gerusel  1-0451963West German ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
16. M Gerusel vs C Clemens  1-0301963West German ChampionshipA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
17. A Kohl vs M Gerusel  0-1381963West German ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
18. M Gerusel vs W Bialas  ½-½401963West German ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
19. J Hinne vs M Gerusel  0-1481963West German ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
20. M Gerusel vs H Lohsse  1-0251963West German ChampionshipD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. M Gerusel vs Hecht  0-1641963West German ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. K Bachmann vs M Gerusel  1-0261963West German ChampionshipB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
23. M Gerusel vs H Besser  ½-½571963West German ChampionshipA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
24. D Mohrlok vs M Gerusel  1-0621963West German ChampionshipB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
25. M Gerusel vs H Pfleger  ½-½591963West German ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-05-06  BIDMONFA: Mathias Gerusel

GERUSEL, Mathias

Dec-09-21  Refused: Bio seems to be incorrect.

< He went on to study mathematics. His best tournament results have been 3rd at B�sum 1969 after Bent Larsen and Lev Polugaevsky, and 5th= at Solingen 1974.>

He worked at the Federal Ministry of Finance as a lawyer.

Thus it seems reasonable to conclude he studied law and not mathematics.

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