Number of games in database: 335
Years covered: 1985 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2543
Highest rating achieved in database: 2580
Overall record: +96 -88 =149 (51.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Wahls vs S Bjarnason, 1985 1-0
Wahls vs Rajkovic, 1991 1-0
Wahls vs Ftacnik, 1992 1/2-1/2
C Ionescu vs Wahls, 1990 0-1
Wahls vs Lautier, 1990 1-0
Karpov vs Wahls, 1990 1/2-1/2
Tal vs Wahls, 1990 1/2-1/2
Wahls vs Kasparov, 1985 1-0
Wahls vs S Siebrecht, 2004 1-0
Wahls vs Karpov, 1990 1/2-1/2
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999)
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Bundesliga 2000/01 (2000)
German Championship (2001)
EUR-chT (Men) 9th (1989)
Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Biel 1990 by suenteus po 147
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(born Jan-25-1968, 54 years old) Germany
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|Matthias Wahls was awarded the GM title in 1989. He was 1st at Dortmund 1989 and 4th= at Munich 1989. German champion in 1996 (Dudweiler-Saarbrücken) and 1997.|
Wikipedia article: Matthias Wahls
| page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 433
|1. Wahls vs G Andruet
|| ||½-½||57||1985||Bundesliga 1985/86||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|2. Wahls vs S Bjarnason
||1-0||20||1985||Malmo||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation|
|3. Wahls vs Kasparov
||1-0||29||1985||Simul, 8b||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|4. Kasparov vs Wahls
||1-0||26||1986||Frankfurt||A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3|
|5. Wahls vs M Godena
|| ||½-½||36||1986||Wch U20||A15 English|
|6. Uhlmann vs Wahls
|| ||1-0||41||1986||Budapest/SW,14,9||A16 English|
|7. Wahls vs P Cramling
|| ||1-0||47||1986||Bundesliga 8687||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|8. Wahls vs O Renet
|| ||0-1||40||1987||Altensteig||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|9. Wahls vs Westerinen
|| ||½-½||36||1987||Altensteig||B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|10. Wahls vs K J Schulz
|| ||1-0||30||1987||Altensteig||B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation|
|11. J Hickl vs Wahls
|| ||½-½||61||1987||Altensteig||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
|12. Razuvaev vs Wahls
||1-0||50||1987||Berlin op||A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3|
|13. Gheorghiu vs Wahls
|| ||1-0||51||1987||Altensteig||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|14. C Engelbert vs Wahls
|| ||0-1||48||1987||Ch Germany||C56 Two Knights|
|15. Wahls vs K Bischoff
|| ||½-½||25||1987||Altensteig||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|16. Wahls vs Kindermann
|| ||½-½||27||1987||Altensteig||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|17. Hertneck vs Wahls
|| ||1-0||45||1987||Altensteig||E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno|
|18. Ftacnik vs Wahls
|| ||½-½||23||1987||Altensteig||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|19. M Stangl vs Wahls
|| ||½-½||28||1987||Altensteig||A16 English|
|20. Wahls vs I Farago
|| ||½-½||20||1987||Altensteig||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|21. Wahls vs Kasparov
||0-1||50||1987||Simul, 8b||B33 Sicilian|
|22. Wahls vs D Norwood
|| ||1-0||41||1987||Wch U20||B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack|
|23. Wahls vs Piket
|| ||½-½||44||1987||Wch U20||B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack|
|24. V Akopian vs Wahls
|| ||1-0||78||1987||Wch U20||B44 Sicilian|
|25. Wahls vs Ward
|| ||1-0||24||1987||11th Lloyds Bank Masters Open||B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
| page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 433
|Jun-04-03|| ||Bears092: Mr Wahls is perhaps best known for his radical pamphlet on how to best adress the king gambit. He extensively studied 1. e4 e5 2. f4 Nc6 3. Nf3 f5.|
However, white is still far out on top.
|Jun-04-03|| ||huflix: Mr Wahls is also a big expert for the hedgehog system in the sicilian defense. He often gives lectures about this topic on www.playchess.com. |
|Aug-15-05|| ||Giancarlo: I believe I kibitzed a game involving him once. If I recall, which I do ;-), it was against Kasparov.|
Kasparov wins, but with a smuther mate! Very nice.
|Jan-25-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Matthias Wahls|
|Feb-14-07|| ||AVA: i was researching the sicilian and saw that this guy beat Kasparov in a simul back when he was 2280! Kind of surprised kasparov does simuls with players that high rated.|
|Feb-14-07|| ||DennistheMenace: That was no ordinary simul. It was, I think, Garry's first major clock simul. The opposition were a German Bundesliga team. Chandler also won his game.|
|Apr-20-08|| ||xrt999: I also wrote a pamphlet on how to address the kings gambit.|
On the cover, it says "How to address the King's Gambit" by xrt999
You open the pamphlet and it says:
|Apr-05-09|| ||WhiteRook48: "defeater of Kasparov"|
|Jan-25-12|| ||brankat: <On the cover, it says "How to address the King's Gambit" by xrt999|
You open the pamphlet and it says:
GM S.Gligoric used to say that after:
1.e4 e5 2.f4...
2...exf4 was a matter of principle.
|Apr-05-12|| ||Penguincw: Enjoy being POTD!|
|Apr-05-12|| ||backrank: Sadly, he's given up chess completely for years now. He's switched to playing poker instead.|
|Jan-25-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, Matthias Wahls!!|
|Jun-06-16|| ||diagonal: Wahls speaks quite frankly why he left his love chess and made money with poker (in german language): http://www.scrkuppenheim.de/meko/me...|
He writes a chess blog (not that known, but with origin work), Matthias Wahls is engaged as chess trainer and even thinking of a comeback in chess..
As example an article on best possible choice of opening repertoire for a player:
and commentating an early game (clock simul) against another retired guy who was recently seen with Naka, So, and Fab :)
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