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Carolina Lujan
C Lujan 
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 
Number of games in database: 254
Years covered: 2001 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2346 (2375 rapid, 2294 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2419

Overall record: +72 -88 =83 (46.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 11 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B91 B33 B47 B80 B43
 French Defense (15) 
    C00 C03 C11 C18 C12
 King's Indian Attack (15) 
 Giuoco Piano (14) 
    C50 C53 C54
 Caro-Kann (14) 
    B10 B14 B15 B11 B18
 French (10) 
    C00 C11 C10 C12
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (50) 
    B30 B43 B33 B22 B42
 Grunfeld (25) 
    D85 D78 D87 D76 D91
 English (17) 
    A16 A15
 Sicilian Kan (11) 
    B43 B42
 Reti System (5) 
 Pirc (4) 
    B09 B07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Lujan vs L Zepeda, 2006 1-0
   C Lujan vs Susan Polgar, 2006 1/2-1/2
   Fier vs C Lujan, 2005 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Wch U16 Girls (2001)
   Argentine Championship (2004)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Turin Olympiad (Women) (2006)
   American Continental (2003)
   Dresden Olympiad (Women) (2008)
   Istanbul Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   Tromso Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   Gibraltar Masters (2020)
   FIDE Grand Swiss (Women) (2021)
   American Continental (2018)
   Baku Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   Batumi Olympiad (Women) (2018)

   🏆 Lindores Abbey Tal Mem
   C Lujan vs R Jumabayev (Nov-08-21) 0-1, blitz
   G Oparin vs C Lujan (Nov-08-21) 1-0, blitz
   C Lujan vs G Oparin (Nov-08-21) 0-1, blitz
   R Jumabayev vs C Lujan (Nov-08-21) 1-0, blitz
   J Zawadzka vs C Lujan (Nov-08-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-13-1985, 37 years old) Argentina

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IM and Women's GM Carolina Lujan was not only the Champion of Argentina (w) in 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006 and 2012 but also the American Continental Women's Champion 2014, returning to Mexico in 2016 to compete for another American women's continental championship(1, 2). Played in the Women's World Championship Knockout Tournament (2012), but lost in the first round to IM Anna Zatonskih.

References / Sources

(1) (live games), (2) (2016 American women's continental crosstable)

Wikipedia article: Carolina Luján

Last updated: 2022-01-22 09:37:20

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 264  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Lujan vs G Soppe  0-1332001Homenaje a la BanderaB15 Caro-Kann
2. C Lujan vs B Vega Gutierrez  1-0382001Wch U16 GirlsC50 Giuoco Piano
3. Z Stricova vs C Lujan  ½-½302001Wch U16 GirlsA07 King's Indian Attack
4. C Lujan vs V Hari  1-0282001Wch U16 GirlsC18 French, Winawer
5. P Gutierrez Castillo vs C Lujan  0-1272001Wch U16 GirlsB33 Sicilian
6. C Lujan vs N Hryhorenko 0-1242001Wch U16 GirlsC16 French, Winawer
7. C Lujan vs S Paridar  ½-½382001Wch U16 GirlsB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
8. T Holusova vs C Lujan  ½-½242001Wch U16 GirlsB33 Sicilian
9. B Gesser vs C Lujan  1-0372001Wch U16 GirlsD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
10. C Lujan vs B de Jong-Muhren  ½-½312001Wch U16 GirlsB83 Sicilian
11. A Kopinits vs C Lujan  0-1602001Wch U16 GirlsB23 Sicilian, Closed
12. C Lujan vs B Zawadzka  ½-½252001Wch U16 GirlsB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
13. C Lujan vs C Peptan  0-1662002Bled Olympiad (Women)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
14. C Lujan vs T Vasilevich  1-0772002Bled Olympiad (Women)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
15. C Lujan vs L Herrera  ½-½122003Santiago zt 2.5 (Women)D97 Grunfeld, Russian
16. J Nogueiras vs C Lujan  ½-½152003American ContinentalA16 English
17. C Lujan vs G Soppe  0-1292003American ContinentalB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
18. C Lujan vs D Schneider  1-0532003American ContinentalC18 French, Winawer
19. C Garcia Palermo vs C Lujan  ½-½592003American ContinentalA00 Uncommon Opening
20. C Lujan vs B Roselli Mailhe  ½-½912003American ContinentalB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
21. A Needleman vs C Lujan  0-1502003American ContinentalA16 English
22. C Lujan vs A Ramirez Alvarez  1-0632003American ContinentalB33 Sicilian
23. Granda Zuniga vs C Lujan 0-1452003American ContinentalD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
24. C Lujan vs I Morovic Fernandez  0-1542003American ContinentalB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. Karpov vs C Lujan  ½-½422003Buenos Aires simD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-29-04  ConLaMismaMano: Carolina Lujan recently became a male IM, is the second woman in latin america to gain that title, after another argentinian player, Claudia Amura. Carolina is very young and probably will become a GM. In the top 20 Girls in FIDE, Lujan should be there but doesn't appear, the Argentinian federation complained a month ago.
Aug-05-04  molinov: Carolina Lujan has become a GM.
Aug-05-04  SBC: She became an IM in Feb. and a GM in Aug.?

That's great!

Jan-10-06  Durcet: Carolina Lujan is neither a GM nor an IM; she is a WGM with a FIDE rating of about 2350.
Mar-19-06  Cogano: Would someone be kind enough to post some kind of biography about Ms. Lujan, however brief? Thanks much. Take very good care all & have a great day. Cheers to all! :)
Jul-18-06  percyblakeney: Lujan's home page (in Spanish):

Jul-18-06  A.Alekhine: How old is she?
Jul-18-06  e4Newman: my espanol isnt the best, but her webpage says may 13 '85 - making her 21 of course

interesting her bday is 1 day before me and W.Steinitz

btw - nice handle <A.Alekhine>

Jul-18-06  Karpova: <Carolina Lujan recently became a male IM,>

but she's still a woman, isn't she?

Jul-19-06  BIDMONFA: Carolina Lujan

LUJAN, Carolina

Mar-14-08  Udit Narayan: Nice pic:
Mar-04-09  Augalv: <Nice pic> Indeed.
Mar-04-09  Augalv: Not her highest but with a Fide rating of 2364, she continues to be at the top of the Argentine female players' list.

<Carolina is very young and probably will become a GM.>

Gaining the GM title still a pending issue for her.

May-09-09  zdigyigy: Esta simpatiquisima no cabe ninguna duda.
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  scormus: Hell, I might have guessed I'd find an Argentine player called Lujan here.
Apr-09-13  waustad: I looked at the website for the Argentine championship and didn't see her in the women's section. She's playing in the men's/open/absolute section and is at +2 in a tie for 4th through 16th after 6 rounds. It's kind of confusing because they forgot to change the year to 2013 in the header for the website.

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