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Christian Poulsen
Number of games in database: 109
Years covered: 1935 to 1956

Overall record: +37 -50 =22 (44.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B23 B70 B28 B73 B92
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C83 C78 C64 C73 C77
 French Defense (5) 
    C05 C10 C07
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B13 B14
 Sicilian Dragon (4) 
    B70 B74 B73
With the Black pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E36 E34 E59 E33 E38
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D70 D97 D82 D79 D95
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C84 C90 C81 C77 C73
 Sicilian (6) 
    B74 B45 B20 B32 B60
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C84 C86 C90
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D43 D45 D44
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Poulsen vs J Nielsen, 1947 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Aalborg (1947)
   Hoogovens (1951)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3 (1939)
   Moscow Olympiad qual-2 (1956)
   Stockholm Olympiad (1937)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-A (1939)
   Helsinki Olympiad qual-1 (1952)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1951 Beverwijk Hoogovens by jww

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(born Aug-16-1912, died Apr-19-1981, 68 years old) Denmark

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Christian Poulsen was born in Rind Sogn, Denmark. He was Danish Champion in 1945 and 1952. He finished 1st= in 1939, 1940 and 1951 but lost all of the subsequent play-offs.

Wikipedia article: Christian Poulsen (chess player)

Last updated: 2021-04-19 05:05:43

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 109  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Poulsen vs J Nielsen  0-1451935DEN-chD05 Queen's Pawn Game
2. H N Hansen vs C Poulsen  1-0441936DEN-chC59 Two Knights
3. E Andersen vs C Poulsen  1-0521936DEN-chE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
4. C Poulsen vs Hartvig Nielsen  1-0531936DEN-chD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. C Poulsen vs W Weil 0-1171936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
6. C Poulsen vs J Enevoldsen  1-0391937DEN-chD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
7. C Poulsen vs P Hage  0-1501937DEN-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
8. Milner-Barry vs C Poulsen 0-1271937Stockholm OlympiadB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
9. C Poulsen vs M Napolitano 0-1301937Stockholm OlympiadB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
10. E Steiner vs C Poulsen  ½-½621937Stockholm OlympiadB58 Sicilian
11. C Poulsen vs R Grau 0-1291937Stockholm OlympiadD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. C Poulsen vs Kashdan  0-1411937Stockholm OlympiadD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
13. I Solin vs C Poulsen  0-1511937Stockholm OlympiadA12 English with b3
14. A Baert vs C Poulsen  0-1331937Stockholm OlympiadE15 Queen's Indian
15. C Poulsen vs T D van Scheltinga  ½-½311937Stockholm OlympiadA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
16. B Nielsen vs C Poulsen  1-0751938DEN-chE36 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
17. J Enevoldsen vs C Poulsen  1-0371938DEN-chA50 Queen's Pawn Game
18. C Poulsen vs J Enevoldsen  1-0581939DEN-chC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
19. J Nielsen vs C Poulsen  0-1431939DEN-chD97 Grunfeld, Russian
20. C Poulsen vs E Sorensen  1-0301939DEN-chC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
21. J F O'Donovan vs C Poulsen  0-1591939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. C Poulsen vs N Cortlever  ½-½401939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
23. C Poulsen vs A Asgeirsson  1-0371939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
24. P Vaitonis vs C Poulsen  1-0531939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
25. C Poulsen vs J Sierra  1-0261939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-3C07 French, Tarrasch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-16-05  fasting: Poulsen was once danish champion... wasn't he?
Feb-16-05  sneaky pete: <fasting> He wasn't ONCE Danish champion, he was TWICE, in 1945 and 1952. Also he was equal first in 1939, 1940 and 1951, but lost the play-offs.
Feb-16-05  fasting: aiii thanks!
Nov-05-09  Poulsen: His nickname was "Ploven" - the plow.

As it was generally the case with top-level danish players in the "pre-Larsen-era", he had virtually no international achievements. All were happy amateurs - and almost never participated in international events - apart from the olympics.

Here he nails Stoltz:

Stoltz vs C Poulsen, 1947

Aug-17-10  BobCrisp: He recently signed for Liverpool FC.
Aug-16-14  Eastfrisian: Any photo of him ?
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  TheAlchemist: OK, just kidding. Here's a photo from a chessbase retrospective of Bent Larsen, the Danish Olympic team in 1956, Poulsen is the second from the right:

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  TheAlchemist: A better one:


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  Penguincw: R.I.P. Christian Poulsen.
Aug-18-14  Eastfrisian: Thank you <TheAlchemist>
Apr-19-21  BIDMONFA: Christian Poulsen

POULSEN, Christian

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