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Georg Danner
Number of games in database: 313
Years covered: 1965 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2304 (2316 rapid, 2163 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2453

Overall record: +89 -105 =119 (47.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (37) 
    A46 D05 D02 A41 A40
 King's Indian (27) 
    E92 E76 E91 E70 E77
 Grunfeld (15) 
    D85 D87 D86
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E41 E53 E46 E54 E20
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A56 A57 A70 A61 A71
 Orthodox Defense (10) 
    D59 D58 D51 D55 D61
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (57) 
    B90 B93 B30 B92 B22
 Sicilian Najdorf (24) 
    B90 B93 B94 B92 B98
 Modern Benoni (17) 
    A67 A56 A62 A60 A65
 Dutch Defense (14) 
    A87 A88 A89 A96 A92
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A46 A40 E10 E00
 Reti System (8) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Danner vs J Fletcher, 2005 1-0
   G Danner vs A Milnes, 2008 1-0
   G Danner vs A Peschel, 2001 1-0
   S Muratoglu vs G Danner, 2011 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   AUT-ch (2012)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   Dubai Olympiad (1986)
   Lucerne Olympiad (1982)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   EUR-chT (Men) 11th (1997)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   EUR-chT (Men) 12th (1999)
   European Championship (2002)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   EUR-chT (Men) 13th (2001)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   Casino Graz Open (2014)

   🏆 33rd Schwarzacher Open
   G Danner vs H Stevic (Jul-16-18) 1/2-1/2
   G Danner vs F Rambaldi (Aug-20-15) 0-1
   G Danner vs Vasiukov (Feb-27-15) 1/2-1/2
   C Aravindh vs G Danner (Feb-20-14) 1-0
   G Danner vs M Baldauf (Feb-19-14) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-26-1946, died Nov-13-2021, 75 years old) Austria

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He was an International Master and an International Correspondence Master.

Last updated: 2021-11-20 10:28:13

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 387  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Danner vs H Abels  0-1461965EU-ch U20 Niemeyer 4thB07 Pirc
2. C Jedrzejek vs G Danner 0-1611965EU-ch U20 Niemeyer 4thA00 Uncommon Opening
3. A Whiteley vs G Danner  1-0461966EU-ch U20 Niemeyer 4thA61 Benoni
4. Kupreichik vs G Danner 1-0271966EU-ch U20 Niemeyer 4thB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. G Danner vs R Toran Albero  0-1411972Clare Benedict CupA57 Benko Gambit
6. G Danner vs A Whiteley  0-1451972Clare Benedict CupE73 King's Indian
7. G Danner vs A R Briones  1-0491973corr 1.EU ttA71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
8. J Zapletal vs G Danner  1-0361978corr 1.EU ttB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
9. T Wiersma vs G Danner  0-1461978corr 1.EU ttA77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2
10. G Danner vs J Adamski  ½-½161979Reggio Emilia 7980D56 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. N Karaklajic vs G Danner  0-1241979Reggio Emilia 1979/80B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
12. G Danner vs Lengyel  ½-½161979Reggio Emilia 7980E56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
13. V Musil vs G Danner  ½-½151980MariborB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
14. G Danner vs D Supancic  ½-½311980MariborA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
15. D Polajzer vs G Danner  1-0521980MariborB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. G Danner vs R Osterman  0-1401980MariborD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
17. Velimirovic vs G Danner  1-0351980MariborB56 Sicilian
18. G Danner vs Plachetka  0-1591980MariborD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
19. V Kovacevic vs G Danner  1-0321980MariborA43 Old Benoni
20. Ree vs G Danner  1-0381980MariborA65 Benoni, 6.e4
21. G Danner vs Speelman  0-1291980MariborA56 Benoni Defense
22. M Knezevic vs G Danner  1-0671980MariborA43 Old Benoni
23. T Rakic vs G Danner  1-0381980MariborA43 Old Benoni
24. G Danner vs A Kuligowski  1-0411980MariborE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
25. G Danner vs J Nikolac  0-1351980MariborD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 387  PGN Download
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  Tabanus: IM Georg Danner, Austria, born 26 October 1946. Now rated 2433,

IM in 1980. Rated 2455 in 1994. Perhaps at his best in early 80's. Also a CC player, has played on the Austrian team.

Played in the olympiads 1982 (board 4), 1984 (board 2), 1986 (board 4), 1988 (1st reserve), 1996 (board 2), 1998 (board 3), 2000 (board 1, 5.5/11, 2474 perf.), 2002 (board 3), 2004 (1st reserve), and 2006 (board 3).

Played in European Team Ch 1997 (board 3), 1999 (board 3), 2001 (board 2), and 2005 (1st reserve, 4/7). Plays now in Senior team championships.

Austrian vice champion 1971, 3rd in 1996 and 2002.

From the web (very incomplete):
Placed 3rd in Reggio Emilia 1983, 6th in Oberwart Open 1999, 4th in Schwarzacher Open 2001, 6th in Austrian Ch 2003, 5th in Elekes Memorial GM 2004, 5th in Graz Open 2005, 6th in Graz Open 2006, 10th in Alfred Husek Memorial 2006, 3rd in Kärntner Schachfestival 2007 (GM norm), 8th in World Senior Ch 2007, 5th in Graz Open 2008, 15th in World Senior Ch 2008, 2nd in Schwarzacher Open 2009, 19th in World Senior Ch 2009.

Austrian blitz champion 2007:

Pictures: (striped shirt)

Highest rated victim (in Chessbase):

[Event "Oberwart op"]
[Date "1999.07.17"]
[Round "8"]
[White "Dvoirys, Semen I"]
[Black "Danner, Georg"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2590"]
[BlackElo "2405"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 Nf6 4.Nc3 cxd4 5.Nxd4 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Nc6 8.f5 Qb6 9.Nb3 Be7 10.fxe6 Bxe6 11.Qd2 O-O 12.O-O-O h6 13.Be3 Qc7 14.Kb1 Rac8 15.Bd3 Ne5 16.Rhf1 b5 17.Nd4 b4 18.Nd5 Bxd5 19.exd5 Nfg4 20.Bg1 Nxd3 21.Qxd3 Bf6 22.Qe2 Bxd4 23.Rxd4 Rfe8 24.Qd2 Nf6 25.Rxb4 Re5 26.Rbf4 Rce8 27.Bd4 Re2 28.Qd1 Nxd5 29.Rg4 f6 30.a3 Qa5 31.c3 Qb5 32.c4 Qxc4 33.Qc1 Qd3+ 34.Ka1 R2e4 35.Rd1 Qxd1 36.Qxd1 Re1 37.Qxe1 Rxe1+ 38.Ka2 Kf7 39.Kb3 Re2 40.h3 g5 41.Kc4 Ke6 42.Rg3 f5 43.h4 g4 44.b4 Nf4 45.a4 Kd7 46.b5 d5+ 47.Kc5 Ra2 48.bxa6 Rxa4 49.Be5 Ng6 50.Bb8 Rxa6 51.h5 Ne7 52.Bf4 Rc6+ 53.Kb5 Nc8 54.Rd3 Nd6+ 55.Ka5 Rc5+ 56.Kb6 Rb5+ 57.Ka6 Rb4 58.Bxh6 Kc6 59.Ka5 Rb7 60.Bf4 Ne4 61.Be3 Nc5 62.Bxc5 Kxc5 63.Rc3+ Kd6 64.Rc1 d4 65.h6 Rh7 66.Kb5 Kd5 67.Rf1 Ke4 68.Rh1 d3 0-1

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Jan-12-13  waustad: I wondered who the big wooley guy was in pictures I'd seen of Austrian teams and it is Herr Danner:
Feb-21-13  waustad: He is still very active, playing in leagues in Switzerland, Austria and Hungary that I know of. He also plays in senior events.
Feb-22-13  Nosnibor: I played him in the Hastings Challengers on new years day 1974.The game was a Modern Benoni which he won with black in 73 moves.As far has I know this may have been his sole visit to England.
Feb-22-13  waustad: Looking through his listings on chess365 I didn't find any visits to Britain, but many things don't get into print anywhere. If you have the score and want to get in here, try the upload utility. He did play in Las Vegas in 1995. chess365 is probably better than this one for finding games by obscure players, though I much prefer the interface here.
Apr-05-13  waustad: I've run across a Lambert Danner who is also Austrian and is two years younger. Perhaps he's the little brother.
May-26-13  waustad: Did he run out of time here? It looks like a perpetual. Then again there do seem to be a lot of strange results at 365chess. I appreciate how many games they have, but sometimes am left confused.
Jul-10-13  waustad: Today in the Styrian Open he held on for 111 moves to draw a rook and pawn ending down a pawn. I suspect he's taught these openings since before his opponent was born.
Oct-26-13  waustad: Happy 67th Birthday to an Austrian player who has played from junior tournaments through senior and as far afield as Las Vegas, though most of his play has been in Central Europe. I have great respect for someone who after a time of comparative inactivity during his 20s came back to achieve an IM title. He is still an active player and not just in senior events.
Aug-24-14  waustad: He's playing back to back tournaments. He finished at the Schwartzacher Open yesterday afternoon and is playing in the Austrian Championship this morning.
Oct-26-14  waustad: Happy 68th.
Mar-05-15  waustad: He had an excellent result in the European Seniors Team Championships. As first board for the first Austrian team he scored 8/9.
Jul-11-15  waustad: He'll be playing top board for Austria 1 in the European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015, which start tomorrow in Vienna. Games will be shown live on With 42 teams, it will be interesting to see if they have enough DGT boards to show all of the games. The first round is at 15:00 CET, with subsequent rounds being played at 10:00 CET.
Jul-15-15  waustad: His win today helped Austria I continue in its bid to be European Senior Chess Team champs. The round started badly, as one of the Austrians forgot his cell phone so Germany took a lead after 2 moves when it rang. Wins on the top two boards and a draw on board 4 gave them a 2.5-1.5 win. The team is now at 7/8 match points, tied for 2-4 in match points behind the leading Israeli team which has 8/8 after 4 rounds.

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