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Artur Hennings
Number of games in database: 171
Years covered: 1957 to 1998
Last FIDE rating: 2260
Overall record: +31 -61 =79 (41.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jul-11-1940, died Nov-12-2003, 63 years old) Germany

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Artur Hennings was an IM from (East) Germany and played for two East German Olympiad teams, in 1968 and 1970. In minor tournaments he scored some excellent results: 2nd at Kecskemet 1970, 1st= at Bucharest 1971, 1st in the master group at Amsterdam 1972 and 1st= at Lublin 1973.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 171  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Hennings vs R Harnach  1-0301957DDR-ch U18B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
2. A Hennings vs H H Rautenstrauch  0-1461957DDR-ch U18C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
3. Bernd Weber vs A Hennings 0-1181957DDR-ch U18A13 English
4. A Hennings vs G Moehring  0-1251963DDR-ch 13thC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
5. A Hennings vs Uhlmann  1-0311963DDR-ch 13thC05 French, Tarrasch
6. A Hennings vs H Liebert  0-1241963DDR-ch 13thB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
7. W Golz vs A Hennings 1-0451963DDR-ch 13thD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
8. A Hennings vs Kavalek  1-0261965WchT U26 12th fin-AB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. Savon vs A Hennings  1-0651965WchT U26 12th fin-AD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. J Kozma vs A Hennings  ½-½411965DSV-Turnier 02ndD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. L Zinn vs A Hennings  ½-½411965DDR-ch 15thB42 Sicilian, Kan
12. A Hennings vs M Bobotsov  0-1491965Leipzig Inter 1stB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. A Hennings vs Kavalek  0-1671965Leipzig Inter 1stB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. Sajtar vs A Hennings  ½-½121965Leipzig Inter 1stA13 English
15. Antoshin vs A Hennings  ½-½331965Leipzig Inter 1stA02 Bird's Opening
16. Uhlmann vs A Hennings  1-0481966DSV-Turnier 03rdD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
17. Kurajica vs A Hennings  0-1471966Orebro Stud olm prelim3B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
18. A Hennings vs J R R Cordoba  1-0401966Orebro Stud olm prelim3C93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
19. A Hennings vs Savon  0-1391966Orebro Stud olm fAB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. C Zuidema vs A Hennings  ½-½191966Orebro Stud olm fAB83 Sicilian
21. A Hennings vs S Kagan  0-1401966Orebro Stud olm fAB06 Robatsch
22. Kurajica vs A Hennings  ½-½481966Orebro Stud olm fAB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
23. A Hennings vs B Brinck-Claussen  ½-½151966Orebro Stud olm fAC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. N Spiridonov vs A Hennings  1-0361966Orebro Stud olm fAA00 Uncommon Opening
25. A Hennings vs Gheorghiu  0-1581966Orebro Stud olm fAB56 Sicilian
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Jul-11-06  sucaba: Artur, today's player of the day, passed away on November 12th 2003. (source: Schach 12/03)
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  whiteshark: About Artur_Hennings:
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  whiteshark: Best known for his sharp playing style...

[Event "DDR-ch 16th"]
[Site "Colditz"]
[Date "1967.??.??"]
[Round "15"]
[White "Hennings, Artur"]
[Black "Moehring, Guenther"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B89"]
[PlyCount "51"]
[EventDate "1967.02.05"]
[EventType "tourn"]
[EventRounds "17"]
[EventCountry "DDR"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 d6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Be7 8. Qe2 O-O 9. O-O-O Qc7 10. Bb3 a6 11. g4 b5 12. g5 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Nd7 14. Rhg1 Nc5 15. Qh5 b4 16. Bf6 Re8 17. Rg3 bxc3 18. Rh3 cxb2+ 19. Kb1 Bxf6 20. gxf6 Kf8 21. e5 Ne4 22. fxg7+ Ke7 23. Qh4+ f6 24. Qxe4 d5 25. g8=Q Rxg8 26. Qxh7+ 1-0

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  whiteshark: Here is a picture and one of his annotated gems
A Hennings vs Boleslavsky, 1969

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  whiteshark: "Du fragst mich, was soll ich tun? Und ich sage: <Lebe wild und gefaehrlich, <Artur>>."

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  Stonehenge: A bit macabre, but he still has a FIDE card:

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