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Lars Schandorff
Number of games in database: 486
Years covered: 1981 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2471 (2499 rapid, 2517 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2551

Overall record: +146 -93 =244 (55.5%)*
   * 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:
 King's Indian (29) 
    E73 E67 E60 E97 E63
 Slav (22) 
    D11 D15 D10 D12 D17
 Queen's Gambit Declined (21) 
    D37 D30 D39 D38 D06
 Queen's Indian (21) 
    E15 E17 E12
 Semi-Slav (16) 
    D45 D48 D47 D46 D43
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    E10 E00 A40 A46 D02
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (36) 
    B33 B22 B31 B90 B30
 Caro-Kann (29) 
    B18 B17 B12 B10 B11
 Petrov (19) 
    C42 C43
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E32 E46 E41 E21 E27
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    D02 A45 A46 E00 D00
 Slav (15) 
    D15 D11 D12 D10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   L Schandorff vs R E Andersen, 2012 1-0
   H Danielsen vs L Schandorff, 2001 0-1
   L Schandorff vs T Willemze, 2016 1-0
   P Moulin vs L Schandorff, 1982 0-1
   M Packalen vs L Schandorff, 1998 0-1
   V Gashimov vs L Schandorff, 2007 1/2-1/2
   D Andersen vs L Schandorff, 2012 0-1
   L Schandorff vs M Willsch, 2004 1-0
   L Schandorff vs K Arakhamia-Grant, 2012 1-0
   L Rasmussen vs L Schandorff, 2014 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Nordic Championship (2001)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Bundesliga 2005/06 (2005)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   Politiken Cup (2009)
   Politiken Cup (2012)
   Politiken Cup (2013)
   Politiken Cup (2015)
   Politiken Cup (2007)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
   European Championship (2003)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)

   🏆 ch-DEN
   L Schandorff vs A S Rasmussen (Oct-18-21) 0-1
   L Schandorff vs J B Bjerre (Sep-06-20) 0-1
   M Neugebauer vs L Schandorff (Nov-01-19) 0-1
   V Zarubitski vs L Schandorff (Oct-28-19) 1-0
   L Schandorff vs B Arvola Notkevich (Oct-27-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-20-1965, 57 years old) Denmark

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Lars Schandorff began playing chess at age 11. He achieved the Grandmaster title in 1995, but had distinguished himself as one of Denmark's top representatives in international play long before that. He was joint seventh in the World Junior Championship in 1982 and won first place at Copenhagen 1991. He has played six Olympiads and participated in the Danish Championship nineteen times, winning the title in 1988.

Schandorff is also a Developmental Instructor (2014) and a FIDE Senior Trainer (2018).

Last updated: 2019-04-20 02:55:03

 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 535  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Schandorff vs W N Watson  ½-½81981HaderslevA07 King's Indian Attack
2. M Kremer vs L Schandorff 1-0271982DEN-ch int U18B53 Sicilian
3. L Schandorff vs M Bosboom  0-1401982EU-ch U20C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
4. M Condie vs L Schandorff  ½-½801982World Junior ChampionshipB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
5. Nijboer vs L Schandorff  0-1641982World Junior ChampionshipA10 English
6. L Schandorff vs C A Martinez  1-0271982World Junior ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
7. L Schandorff vs Winants  1-0421982World Junior ChampionshipB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
8. N Murshed vs L Schandorff 1-0351982World Junior ChampionshipA36 English
9. D Barbulescu vs L Schandorff  0-1381982World Junior ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
10. L Schandorff vs I Stohl  ½-½311982World Junior ChampionshipB07 Pirc
11. L Schandorff vs I Morovic Fernandez  1-0471982World Junior ChampionshipB44 Sicilian
12. L Schandorff vs N Sulava  ½-½591982World Junior ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
13. L Schandorff vs Benjamin  0-1401982World Junior ChampionshipB44 Sicilian
14. J Norgaard vs L Schandorff  ½-½601982World Junior ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
15. E Arlandi vs L Schandorff  ½-½351982World Junior ChampionshipE90 King's Indian
16. L Schandorff vs A Greenfeld  ½-½531982World Junior ChampionshipB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
17. P Moulin vs L Schandorff 0-1301982EU-ch U20B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
18. L Schandorff vs Salov  ½-½351983EU-ch U20E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
19. L Schandorff vs J Sarfati  ½-½331983World Junior ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
20. B Moran Nuque vs L Schandorff  ½-½361983World Junior ChampionshipD97 Grunfeld, Russian
21. L Schandorff vs M Jachym  1-0591983World Junior ChampionshipA21 English
22. I Stohl vs L Schandorff  1-0291983World Junior ChampionshipA16 English
23. E J Gausel vs L Schandorff  ½-½301983World Junior ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
24. L Schandorff vs J Magem Badals  1-0481983World Junior ChampionshipE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
25. N Doghri vs L Schandorff  ½-½341983World Junior ChampionshipB54 Sicilian
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 535  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-19-04  Poulsen: Danish GM, former danish Ch, has a pretty solid playing style, making him rather difficult to beat. However, he's isn't playing much - which sometimes makes him vulnerable to well prepared opponents. Plays primarily teamchess - has done well in the german Bundesliga for serveral years. He's born in 1965 - and still able to stay in top 10 of danish chessplayers. Typical win: first he's put under some pressure, then he turns the table J Gdanski vs L Schandorff, 2001
Apr-20-06  BIDMONFA: Lars Schandorff


Apr-20-06  sagahelten: Tillykke med fødselsdagen, Lars!
Apr-20-06  AlexandraThess: The name is Hungarian...
Apr-20-08  Open Defence: <achieve> congrats! :)
Apr-20-08  brankat: Happy Birthday Lars!
Apr-20-10  wordfunph: Happy 45th Birthday Lars!
Apr-20-11  DarthStapler: 420 Birthday, he must smoke weed a lot
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  GrahamClayton: Author of "Playing the Queen's Gambit:
A Grandmaster Guide" in 2009 and "The Caro-Kann" in 2010.
Jan-02-12  acmilan03c1: Lars Schandorff Madsen is the full name: and also
Aug-04-12  wordfunph: another book by GM Schandorff --- Playing 1.d4, The Queen's Gambit

Aug-04-12  SimonWebbsTiger: @<wordfunph>

not quite a new book. It is the second edition of "playing the Queen's Gambit".

I saw Lars the other day and asked him what changes there are. One is "It's up to date" (LS). It's the same repertoire he suggested in the first edition.

Aug-30-12  brankat: Good morning Mr.Lars Schandorf!
Jan-17-13  Rravshan: <Poulsen> the game you mensioned is very nice, i should analyze it.
Jan-17-13  Abdel Irada: <DarthStapler: 420 Birthday, he must smoke weed a lot>

Unfortunately, this also means he shares a birthday with Adolf Hitler — a buzzkill if ever there was one.

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  Everett: He promotes, roughly, Botvinnik's queen's gambit approach in his book. Systematic and interesting.
Apr-20-13  TheTamale: Oh, Schanandorff, I long to hear you
Away, you rollin' river...
Mar-21-15  Karposian: Schandorff is a very solid player with a defensive, positional playing style. Good endgame player also.

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