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Denis Strenzwilk
Number of games in database: 90
Years covered: 1964 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 1810
Highest rating achieved in database: 2238
Overall record: +28 -37 =25 (45.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-27-1940, died Apr-16-2016, 75 years old) United States of America

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Strenzwilk was a longtime Maryland resident and frequent contributor to the Maryland Chess Newsletter. He won the state championship in 1983. He often played in the Bermuda Open, tying for first with three GMs and two IMs in the first event in 1983. In his last event, Strenzwilk played third board on a team that tied for first at the US Amateur Team Championship East.

Last updated: 2016-10-20 22:45:12

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 90  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Kahalas vs D Strenzwilk  0-151196465th US OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. D Strenzwilk vs S Brandwein 0-132196465th US OpenB02 Alekhine's Defense
3. E Terry vs D Strenzwilk  0-149196465th US OpenA48 King's Indian
4. Alex Keyes vs D Strenzwilk  0-167196465th US OpenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. D Strenzwilk vs E Formanek  0-164196465th US OpenC13 French
6. D Strenzwilk vs R B Johnson  1-035196465th US OpenC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. P Quillen vs D Strenzwilk  1-050196465th US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
8. D Strenzwilk vs A Colon 1-044196465th US OpenC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
9. Ruben Cintron vs D Strenzwilk  1-061196465th US OpenD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
10. D Strenzwilk vs D Scheffer  1-054196465th US OpenB07 Pirc
11. D Strenzwilk vs T Mazuchowski  ½-½64196465th US OpenB06 Robatsch
12. J Bolton vs D Strenzwilk  1-064196465th US OpenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
13. Reshevsky vs D Strenzwilk  1-049197475th US OpenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
14. D Strenzwilk vs Bisguier  0-142197980th US OpenC25 Vienna
15. D Strenzwilk vs Chuck Kramer  0-149197980th US OpenB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
16. D Strenzwilk vs L Christiansen  0-1441986BermudaA02 Bird's Opening
17. Kenneth Larsen vs D Strenzwilk  1-026198788th US OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. D Gurevich vs D Strenzwilk  1-0281989BermudaA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
19. Sherzer vs D Strenzwilk  1-0651991New York opB32 Sicilian
20. Browne vs D Strenzwilk  1-0551991St. Martin opB07 Pirc
21. Sherzer vs D Strenzwilk  1-042199220th World OpenB32 Sicilian
22. H Rolletschek vs D Strenzwilk  1-054199293rd US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
23. D Strenzwilk vs K G Shirazi  0-1311993New York opB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
24. Petursson vs D Strenzwilk  1-0531993Saint Martin OpenA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
25. D Strenzwilk vs E Winslow 1-0301994New York opB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
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  GrahamClayton: Up till 2009, Strenzwilk had participated in all 25 Bermuda International Opens.

Here is Strenzwilk's 4,000th recorded game, played in the last round of the 2004 US Senior Open:

[Event "US Senior Open"]
[Site "Boca Raton"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Strenzwilk, Denis"]
[Black "Schultz, D"]
[Result "1-0"]

1. e4 ♘f6 2. e5 ♘d5 3. d4 d6 4. c4 ♘b6 5. f4 dxe5 6. fxe5 ♗f5 7. ♘c3 e6 8. ♗e3 ♗b4 9. ♘f3 ♗xc3+ 10. bxc3 h6 11. ♗e2 c5 12. O-O ♘c6 13. a4 a5 14. dxc5 ♘d7 15. ♘d4 ♘dxe5 16. ♘xf5 exf5 17. ♖xf5 ♕xd1+ 18. ♖xd1 ♖d8 19. ♖d5 f6 20. ♖f1 O-O 21. ♗d4 ♖fe8 22. ♖b1 ♖e7 23. ♔f2 ♔f7 24. h3 g6 25. ♗xe5 fxe5 26. ♔e3 ♖de8 27. ♗g4 h5 28. ♗d7 ♖f8 29. ♖xb71-0


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  wordfunph: "I have played over 4,000 tournament games over the past 45 years, but never in Europe."

- Denis Strenzwilk (in 2005)

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