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Ingrid Larsen
Number of games in database: 46
Years covered: 1939 to 1980
Overall record: +9 -26 =11 (31.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jul-01-1909, died Feb-25-1990, 80 years old) Denmark

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Ingrid Larsen was born on the 1st of July 1909. Awarded the WIM title in 1950, she was a challenger for the Women's World Championship in 1937, 1939 and 1949-50. She also won the Danish Women's National Championship title 17 times. (No relation to Bent Larsen.)

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 46  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Larsen vs M Karff  0-1491939World Championship (Women)A28 English
2. M T Mora Iturralde vs I Larsen  1-0301939World Championship (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
3. I Larsen vs Graf-Stevenson 0-1261939World Championship (Women)D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. C Roodzant vs I Larsen ½-½401939World Championship (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
5. E Rinder vs I Larsen  1-0381939World Championship (Women)B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
6. Menchik vs I Larsen 1-0311939World Championship (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
7. M Lauberte vs I Larsen  ½-½351939World Championship (Women)D55 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. M de Vigil vs I Larsen  1-0401939World Championship (Women)A52 Budapest Gambit
9. I Larsen vs J Langos 0-1741949World Championship (Women) 1949/50A35 English, Symmetrical
10. M Karff vs I Larsen  1-0631949World Championship (Women) 1949/50A13 English
11. I Larsen vs V Borisenko-Belova 0-1401949World Championship (Women) 1949/50E20 Nimzo-Indian
12. E Tranmer vs I Larsen  ½-½461949World Championship (Women) 1949/50C10 French
13. I Larsen vs L Rudenko  ½-½301949World Championship (Women) 1949/50E20 Nimzo-Indian
14. O Rubtsova vs I Larsen  1-0291949World Championship (Women) 1949/50B15 Caro-Kann
15. I Larsen vs N Hruskova-Belska  0-1541950World Championship (Women) 1949/50A84 Dutch
16. C Benini vs I Larsen  1-0421950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
17. I Larsen vs R Hermanowa  1-0571950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D95 Grunfeld
18. C Chaude de Silans vs I Larsen 1-0311950World Championship (Women) 1949/50B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
19. I Larsen vs G Gresser  1-0621950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. E Bykova vs I Larsen  ½-½751950World Championship (Women) 1949/50C10 French
21. I Larsen vs E Keller-Herrmann 0-1441950World Championship (Women) 1949/50A34 English, Symmetrical
22. F Heemskerk vs I Larsen 1-0381950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. I Larsen vs M T Mora Iturralde 1-0361950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. I Larsen vs L Timofejeva  1-0601959Amsterdam Danlon (Women)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
25. I Larsen vs C Roodzant  ½-½311959Amsterdam Danlon (Women)D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
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  Honza Cervenka: Ingrid Larsen
Oct-20-04  fasting: Is this Bents mother? LOL
Dec-03-06  Karpova: Beth Cassidy:
<Then there was that Ingrid Larsen, of Denmark. I watched her win one really good game. Her approach was very subtle. She just lit a cigar! Her poor opponent, smelling the smoke, felt she must at least be playing a grandmaster, began to get nervous and resigned a few moves later, completely demoralised.>

1st Women's Chess Olympiad: Emmen 1957

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  GrahamClayton: No other player, either male or female has won 17 national championships. The nearest is the 16 New Zealand championships won by Ortvin Sarapu.
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  Benzol: <GrahamClayton> Ortvin Sarapu got his name on the New Zealand Championship trophy ( a giant silver rook seen in the background of the picture in his player profile ) some 20 times, either individually or shared.

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  WannaBe: So... No relation to Bent?
Nov-14-08  martin moller: Ingrid Larsen 1/7-1909 - 25/2-1990
Jul-01-09  brankat: A one hundredth Birthday! R.I.P.Mr.Larsen.
Jul-01-09  WhiteRook48: Larsen is a common danish name
Jul-01-09  Dredge Rivers: <WhiteRook48> <Larsen is a common Danish name> Yes, but that doesn't answer <WannaBe>'s question. Is she related to Bent Larsen?

Try to focus! :)

Feb-18-11  BLarsen1967: Ingrid Larsen is the Vera Menchik of Danish chess,no doubt about it.. - But she was a human being,after all,I mean,what on earth could she do up against the Georgian Goddess,Nona Gaprindashvili ?

[Event "Oberhausen ol (W)"]
[Site "Oberhausen"]
[Date "1966.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Larsen, Ingrid"]
[Black "Gaprindashvili, Nona"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D03"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 g6 3. e3 Bg7 4. Bd3 O-O 5. Nd2 d5 6. Ngf3 c5 7. c3 Qb6 8. Rb1 Nc6 9. O-O e5 10. dxc5 Qxc5 11. e4 dxe4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bxe4 Be6 14. Ra1 Qb5 15. Qd2 f6 16. Bd3 Qd5 17. c4 Qd7 18. Be3 Rfd8 19. Rfd1 Qf7 20. Qc3 e4 21. Bxe4 f5 22. Ng5 Qe7 23. Nxe6 Bxc3 24. Nxd8 Qxe4 25. Nxc6 Bf6 26. Bd4 Qxc6 0-1

Jun-04-12  TiburcioTinio: Bent's secret daughter.
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  whiteshark: Here is a photo of her right side, at the bottom:
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  FSR: When I saw her name, I thought that she had introduced the TN 4.Bxa6?? in the Ruy Lopez - but no, that was another Danish woman: M Olsen vs B Tilenbaev, 2004.
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  Stonehenge: Smoking a cigar vs Elfriede Rinder:

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  whiteshark: Here's a similar film snippet with an even longer zoom on her cigar...

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