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Anthony Wirig
A Wirig 
Number of games in database: 241
Years covered: 1995 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2512 (2528 rapid, 2508 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2514

Overall record: +61 -62 =115 (49.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    A46 A45 D02 D05 D04
 Sicilian (9) 
    B42 B40 B51 B92 B52
 English (9) 
    A15 A18 A11 A16 A13
 King's Indian (8) 
    E60 E94 E77 E76 E97
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E32 E52 E33 E21 E38
 Reti System (7) 
    A06 A05 A04
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B32 B30 B22 B43 B31
 French Defense (17) 
    C18 C02 C10 C00 C11
 Slav (12) 
    D11 D15 D13 D16 D10
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E32 E40 E55 E46 E41
 Bogo Indian (8) 
 Reti System (7) 
    A04 A06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Wirig vs T Thorhallsson, 2006 1-0
   Krasenkow vs A Wirig, 2006 0-1
   A Wirig vs R Zysk, 2017 1-0
   A Wirig vs J Bruch, 2004 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs A Wirig, 2011 0-1
   D Smerdon vs A Wirig, 2015 1/2-1/2
   H Rudolf vs A Wirig, 2014 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   French Team Championship (2011)
   Cappelle la Grande (2007)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   French Team Championship (2014)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   Bundesliga 2015/16 (2015)
   French Team Championship (2015)

   🏆 French Team Championship
   A Wirig vs J F Nelis (Jun-05-18) 1-0
   A Istratescu vs A Wirig (Jun-04-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Wirig vs M Cornette (Jun-03-18) 1/2-1/2
   J R Koch vs A Wirig (Jun-02-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Wirig vs Thierry Le Hay (Jun-01-18) 1-0

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(born Feb-03-1983, 36 years old) France

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 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 241  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Mastrovasilis vs A Wirig  1-0431995EU-ch U12B01 Scandinavian
2. A Wirig vs D Schneider  ½-½201999Wch U16D02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. P Stehno vs A Wirig  ½-½421999Wch U16B32 Sicilian
4. A Wirig vs L Kritz 0-1391999Wch U16D02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Wirig vs C Harris  1-0451999Wch U16C00 French Defense
6. A Wirig vs A Szeberenyi  0-1341999Wch U16D02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. L Pecnik vs A Wirig  ½-½571999Wch U16B32 Sicilian
8. A Wirig vs S Azarov  ½-½141999Wch U16D05 Queen's Pawn Game
9. R Koster vs A Wirig  ½-½602000Limburg op U18A38 English, Symmetrical
10. A Wirig vs F van Gemen  1-0302000Limburg op U18A46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. A Wirig vs F Erwich  ½-½252000Limburg op U18A47 Queen's Indian
12. C Hall vs A Wirig  ½-½462001Glorney CupA57 Benko Gambit
13. A Wirig vs R Martyn  1-0632001Glorney CupA46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. K Delaney vs A Wirig  1-0292001Glorney CupB30 Sicilian
15. A Wirig vs J Sedlacek  1-0272001Glorney CupD04 Queen's Pawn Game
16. R Koster vs A Wirig  0-1502001Glorney CupA56 Benoni Defense
17. Acs vs A Wirig  1-0532001Czech OpenB32 Sicilian
18. A Wirig vs Kanep  0-1592001WYB18B07 Pirc
19. Dalibor Stojanovic vs A Wirig  ½-½872001WYB18B32 Sicilian
20. A Wirig vs Jobava  0-1312001WYB18A48 King's Indian
21. A Mista vs A Wirig  1-0292001WYB18B32 Sicilian
22. J C Thoue vs A Wirig  0-1312002RapidB32 Sicilian
23. A Wirig vs A Descarpentry  1-0332002RapidA20 English
24. A Wirig vs A Chiu  1-0302002RapidB08 Pirc, Classical
25. A Wirig vs Plachetka  ½-½572002Pardubice Czech opA36 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  TheAlchemist: His name should be Anthony. He plays on, where his handle is (was) anthonywirig
May-30-05  hintza: More to the point, Anthony Wirig! ;-)
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  TheAlchemist: Thanks for that, I only found this page through the game Acs vs A Wirig, 2001 and so I didn't see this "duplicate".
May-30-05  Akavall: <His name should be Anthony. He plays on>

I thought his name sounded familiar....

Jul-15-07  Karpova: Pictures:
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  whiteshark: I hope I'll never meet his hairstylist. :-)
Feb-25-10  technical draw: I'm betting on him in the chessbookie game. If I don't he'll kill me.
Feb-25-10  Cercatore: Holy @#$%, he's absolutely of mind.
Mar-26-11  BIDMONFA: Anthony Wirig

WIRIG, Anthony

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  wordfunph: 2011 European Individual Championship: so far so good for French IM Anthony Wirig with a hot 4.5/5!

Mar-26-11  hedgeh0g: I heard he moves the pieces with his mind!
Mar-27-11  zoren: I haven't seen much of him since his playchess fame, nice to see him doing well in the 2011 EIC.
Mar-27-11  talisman: it's all in the Wiring.
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Man, that's 1 stupid & weird looking hairdo!! Although 1 of the reasons for having it might be to distrupt his opponents concentration (psychological). The other reason(s) would be: he is crazy &/or he really likes it?!?!
Jun-05-13  CFMEU: Just played some really weird moves against Bacrot in the French Team Championships. A pity Chessgames ain't covering it. 1-0 to Bacrot.
Mar-14-16  waustad: Most of his pictures look much more normal. Then again, without the "My Favorite Martian" do he'd be a minimal GM from a country with several much stronger ones and nobody would remember him.
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  offramp: He get signal?
Dec-17-16  S4NKT: Most people are not brave enough to have an unusual hairstyle and only want to 'fit in' and 'not be noticed', ever since the 1990's most men just have 3cm or so of nondescript hair, unless you're Italian or unusually fashionable.

Considering his clothing in a picture elsewhere he's most likely into some kind of trance or cyber-goth music subculture, which is respectable.

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