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Karl-Heinz Podzielny
Number of games in database: 134
Years covered: 1972 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2358 (2412 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2512

Overall record: +62 -34 =36 (60.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (9) 
    E97 E60 E62 E94 E67
 Reti System (9) 
    A06 A04 A05
 King's Indian Attack (8) 
    A07 A08
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
    A30 A38
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    A46 D02 A40
 English (5) 
    A16 A13
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (24) 
    B42 B40 B43 B56 B23
 Sicilian Kan (11) 
    B42 B43
 King's Indian (11) 
    E91 E73 E61 E94 E62
 King's Indian Attack (6) 
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A57 A69 A61 A56
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Podzielny vs G Diez, 2007 1-0
   A S Segal vs K Podzielny, 1980 1/2-1/2
   K Podzielny vs L Cako, 2009 1-0
   Glek vs K Podzielny, 1995 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dortmund (1980)
   Bundesliga 1981/82 (1982)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   Bundesliga 1992/93 (1992)

   🏆 28th Staufer-Open
   K Stupak vs K Podzielny (Jan-04-16) 1-0
   K Podzielny vs R Torres-Kuckel (Jul-21-12) 0-1
   V Zatonskih vs K Podzielny (Jul-20-12) 1/2-1/2
   K Podzielny vs S Kartsev (Jul-19-12) 1-0
   J Scheider vs K Podzielny (Jul-18-12) 1-0

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(born Sep-10-1954, died Aug-01-2019, 64 years old) Germany

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Karl-Heinz Podzielny was born in 1954 in Essen, Germany. He was awarded the IM title in 1986. Son of Karlheinz Podzielny.

Last updated: 2020-11-30 13:04:40

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 159  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Auchenberg vs K Podzielny 1-0241972Nordic Team CupB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
2. K Podzielny vs L Schmid  ½-½641972FRG-ch 12thA38 English, Symmetrical
3. K Podzielny vs K Gudmundsson  1-0311973TeessideB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
4. J Fraguela Gil vs K Podzielny  ½-½421974WinterthurA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
5. E Mortensen vs K Podzielny  ½-½261974GroningenA00 Uncommon Opening
6. K Podzielny vs R Dieks 0-14119751974 European U20 ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
7. Van der Sterren vs K Podzielny  0-1291975EU-ch U20 fin-AB42 Sicilian, Kan
8. Smejkal vs K Podzielny  1-0411977DortmundA04 Reti Opening
9. K Podzielny vs Matulovic 0-1401977DortmundA04 Reti Opening
10. W Huisl vs K Podzielny  ½-½281978FRG-ch 15thB08 Pirc, Classical
11. K Podzielny vs P Ostermeyer  ½-½401978FRG-ch 15thE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
12. K Podzielny vs W Rostalski  0-1441978FRG-ch 15thB08 Pirc, Classical
13. R Sutterer vs K Podzielny  ½-½541978FRG-ch 15thB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
14. K Podzielny vs Pachman  ½-½341978FRG-ch 15thA06 Reti Opening
15. H Fecht vs K Podzielny  1-0451978FRG-ch 15thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. Kindermann vs K Podzielny  0-1381978FRG-ch 15thB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. R Ungnad vs K Podzielny  0-1451978FRG-ch 15thA07 King's Indian Attack
18. P Marxen vs K Podzielny  0-1401978FRG-ch 15thB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
19. K Podzielny vs P Dankert  0-1641978FRG-ch 15thA14 English
20. K Podzielny vs M Boehm  1-0451978FRG-ch 15thA06 Reti Opening
21. K Podzielny vs Hort  1-0481979BL2-West 1979/80A07 King's Indian Attack
22. Westerinen vs K Podzielny  ½-½151980DortmundB56 Sicilian
23. R Hess vs K Podzielny  0-1401980DortmundA48 King's Indian
24. K Podzielny vs Lobron  ½-½131980DortmundA08 King's Indian Attack
25. Keene vs K Podzielny  1-0301980DortmundA55 Old Indian, Main line
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Sneaky: In 1978 Karl Podzielny played 575 games simultaneously in 30.5 hours.  I believe that still stands as some kind of record.

That's an average of 3 minutes, 10 seconds spent on each game! I have no idea what his final result was.

May-16-05  woodenbishop: At the 1966 Havana Chess Olympiad, several masters participated in a simultaneous exhibition of 6,480 boards.
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  whiteshark: Karl Heinz Podzielny:
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  whiteshark: Karl Heinz Podzielny Picture:
Mar-25-08  Karpova: His father (Karl Heinz) was born 1928.03.23 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Actually, Karl Heinz Senior was awarded the CCIM title in 1986.
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  Stonehenge: They are both active in correspondence chess:

Sep-08-15  wordfunph: <Sneaky: In 1978 Karl Podzielny played 575 games simultaneously in 30.5 hours. I believe that still stands as some kind of record.>

...and he did it for charity.

Sep-10-15  thomastonk: Between 1974 and 1986 he won the German Blitz championship 6 times, and after 21 years he won his seventh title in 2007. His nickname is or was Potz-Blitz. From 2007-2009 he won three German titles in Active Chess.

I saw him often in the 1980s, and at that time he always drunk heavily. Last time I saw him in 2011; during that tournament, the arbiter decided to call an ambulance and she sent him to a hospital. Ad multos annos!

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  Stonehenge: < Karpova: His father (Karl Heinz) was born 1928.03.23>

and died April 26, 2015.

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  Stonehenge: He died yesterday:

Aug-03-19  Eastfrisian: R.I.P. "Pods-Blitz".
Oct-29-21  ndg2: This guy was an extreme blitz talent, but he could have also easily be a gifted GM if he hadn't fell hard for the booze already at a younger age. Saw him personally in the late 80s, early 90s at a couple of blitz tournaments.
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  MissScarlett: Who was that German GM from 15-20 years ago who was really hot on ICC? Used to battle Shirov for the top blitz/bullet ratings.
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  perfidious: Seen that curse get its iron grip on too many good people.

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