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Rainer Buhmann
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 
Number of games in database: 617
Years covered: 1998 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2580 (2616 rapid, 2620 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2645

Overall record: +195 -97 =276 (58.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 49 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (36) 
    E97 E94 E95 E73 E91
 English (32) 
    A15 A13 A17 A14
 Slav (32) 
    D12 D11 D15 D17 D10
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    D02 A41 A45 A46 A50
 Reti System (26) 
 Catalan (23) 
    E04 E06 E09
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (66) 
    C11 C07 C02 C01 C00
 Ruy Lopez (39) 
    C67 C65 C78 C95 C77
 French (37) 
    C11 C00 C12 C13
 Semi-Slav (26) 
    D45 D48 D43 D44 D47
 Slav (25) 
    D11 D15 D10 D13 D16
 Queen's Gambit Declined (23) 
    D37 D35 D31 D30 D38
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Buhmann vs B Saeheng, 2008 1-0
   Kramnik vs Buhmann, 2016 1/2-1/2
   D Berczes vs Buhmann, 2017 1/2-1/2
   Hertneck vs Buhmann, 2017 0-1
   Buhmann vs Harikrishna, 2013 1/2-1/2
   A Berelowitsch vs Buhmann, 2015 0-1
   H Asauskas vs Buhmann, 2000 0-1
   R Appel vs Buhmann, 2008 0-1
   A Rombaldoni vs Buhmann, 2011 0-1
   Buhmann vs I Farago, 2018 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   82nd German Chess Championship (2011)
   European Junior Championship (2001)
   Vienna Open Group-A (2015)
   Bundesliga 2017/18 (2017)
   Vienna Chess Open (2013)
   Bundesliga 2018/19 (2018)
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   Bundesliga 2015/16 (2015)
   20th OIBM (2016)
   Bundesliga 2013/14 (2013)
   European Championship (2008)
   European Championship (2017)
   GRENKE Chess Open (2017)
   GRENKE Chess Open (2018)

   🏆 Bundesliga
   M Berchtenbreiter vs Buhmann (Oct-22-22) 0-1
   Buhmann vs B Korpa (Nov-07-21) 1/2-1/2
   Buhmann vs A Donchenko (Oct-17-21) 0-1
   Bacrot vs Buhmann (Oct-16-21) 1-0
   S Commercon vs Buhmann (Oct-16-21) 0-1

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(born Feb-20-1981, 42 years old) Germany

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Grandmaster and FIDE Trainer. Winner of the 7th Winterthur Chess Week 2007. German champion in 2018.

Wikipedia article: Rainer Buhmann

Last updated: 2023-04-28 15:33:46

 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 617  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Doettling vs Buhmann  ½-½291998GER-ch U20A47 Queen's Indian
2. Fedorchuk vs Buhmann 1-0261999WCh U18 BoysC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
3. J Jurek vs Buhmann  0-1361999Staufer OpenA14 English
4. K Podzielny vs Buhmann  1-0561999Staufer OpenE17 Queen's Indian
5. Buhmann vs G Bagaturov  ½-½411999Staufer OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
6. R Ehret vs Buhmann  0-1381999Staufer OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. L Hodova vs Buhmann  0-1281999Staufer OpenC02 French, Advance
8. Buhmann vs P Haba  ½-½561999Komercni Banka opA43 Old Benoni
9. Buhmann vs A Pridorozhni  1-0351999EU-ch U18D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Buhmann vs F Bax  1-0312000Hengelo jr open U20D02 Queen's Pawn Game
11. H Asauskas vs Buhmann  0-1512000Hengelo jr open U20B32 Sicilian
12. Buhmann vs Vaganian  0-1532000Bundesliga 2000/01E09 Catalan, Closed
13. E Kengis vs Buhmann  ½-½382000Bundesliga 2000/01A04 Reti Opening
14. K Bischoff vs Buhmann  ½-½322000German Chess ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
15. Buhmann vs J Gallagher  ½-½262000Bundesliga 2000/01A45 Queen's Pawn Game
16. L B Hansen vs Buhmann  ½-½432001Bundesliga 2000/01B30 Sicilian
17. Buhmann vs S Berndt  ½-½172001Bundesliga 2000/01A15 English
18. F Lipinsky vs Buhmann 0-1312001Bundesliga 2000/01D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
19. M Stangl vs Buhmann  ½-½712001Bundesliga 2000/01A14 English
20. Buhmann vs L Espig  1-0572001Bundesliga 2000/01A46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. M Thesing vs Buhmann  1-0672001Bundesliga 2000/01B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
22. Buhmann vs McShane  1-0462001Bundesliga 2000/01A00 Uncommon Opening
23. Buhmann vs Huebner  ½-½252001Bundesliga 2000/01E12 Queen's Indian
24. R Kotter vs Buhmann  ½-½452001Bundesliga 2000/01B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
25. Buhmann vs H Pilaj  1-0542001European Junior ChampionshipA15 English
 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 617  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-12-06  BIDMONFA: Rainer Buhmann


Oct-14-07  Karpova: He won the 7th Winterthur Chess Week 2007 (10/5/07 to 10/13/07) - Swiss format, 2 h for 40 moves and 1 h for the rest of the game.

He had 7.5 points (+6 =3 -0) and won 2500 €. He ended up ahead of Malakhatko (who plays for Belgium, 7.5 points, +7 =1 -1, with worse Buchholz number, winning 1800 €) and Jenni (7 points, +6 =2 -1, 1200 €).

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  GrahamClayton: Photo of Buhmann giving a simultaneous exhibition in Guyana in mid-2010:

Feb-17-14  waustad: He is a regular in both German and Austrian team play, playing for SV 1930 Hockenheim and Schachclub MPÖ Maria Saal respectively.
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  Penguincw: Happy 23rd birthday to GM Rainer Buhmann.
Feb-20-14  whiteshark: <23rd>
May-12-14  waustad: He won the Tschaturanga Open 2014, which shouldn't be a shock since he was the rating leader by 100 elo. Looking him up with a player search on chess-results I was surprised just how much he plays around Wien. He's in several Austrian leagues and actually plays in almost all rounds and he's entered in most tournaments in the area. He's still however listed as German. Of course by air Europe isn't very large, but flying adds to expenses.
Sep-06-14  waustad: He's playing in the Wiener Landesmeisterschaft 2014, the only player from another federation. The games can be found live here starting Sept. 6:
Aug-08-16  diagonal: "Die Ruhrpott Perle" from Vlad and Buhmann at Dortmund (2016): Kramnik vs R Buhmann, 2016
Aug-14-18  whiteshark: German Champion 2018!!

With a key last round win, Buhmann became German champion (89th German Individual Championship ) with a full point lead. He succeeds German number one, Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, who won the tournament in 2017.

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  Telemus: Congratulations to Buhmann!

Those who took part can not be made responsible for those who stayed away. But for the German championship it would have been much better if Buhmann and Poetsch had not played! Then IM Kvetny (who?) would have been the rating favourite (ELO 2421!).

Happy Lasker year, Schachbund!

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