Dennis Wagner (chess player)

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Dennis Wagner
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Dennis Wagner, Karlsruhe 2017
CountryGermany
Born19 June 1997 (1997-06-19) (age 21)
Kassel, Germany
TitleGrandmaster (2015)
FIDE rating2578 (May 2019)
Peak rating2587 (February 2019)

Dennis Wagner (born 19 June 1997) is a German chess grandmaster.

Chess career[edit]

Born in 1997, Wagner won the U10 German Chess Championship in 2007.[1] He competed in the World U12 Chess Championship in 2008, placing ninth.[2] He won the U12 German Chess Championship in 2009.[3] He also placed second in the U14 German Chess Championship in 2010,[4] and second in the U16 German Chess Championship in 2011.[5] In December 2011, he won the Paderborn Cup, scoring 6½/7 (+6–0=1) for a performance rating of over 2700.[5]

He earned his international master title in June 2012 and in November participated in the World U16 Chess Championship, finishing sixth.[6] He finished second in the German Chess Championship in November 2014 and in December achieved the final norm needed for his grandmaster title.[7] He was officially awarded the title in 2015. At the 2015 Gibraltar Open, held from 27 January to 5 February 2015, he scored 7½/10 (+6–1=3) for a performance rating of 2757. In November, he played on board 5 for Germany at the European Team Chess Championship, scoring 3½/6 (+1–0=5).[8]

He is the No. 17 ranked German player as of November 2017.[9] In March 2018, he competed in the European Individual Chess Championship. He placed one-hundred-and-fifty-second,[10] scoring 5½/11 (+3–3=5).[11]

Honours[edit]

Wagner was named the U14 Player of the Year of 2007,[12] 2008[13] and 2009[14] by the German Chess Federation, and the U20 Player of the Year of 2012[15] and 2014.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff writer(s) (2008). "Spieler des Jahres > 2007, U14, männlich" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  2. ^ Staff writer(s) (2009). "Spieler des Jahres > 2008, U14, männlich" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  3. ^ Staff writer(s) (2010). "Spieler des Jahres > 2009, U14, männlich" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  4. ^ Staff writer(s) (2011). "Spieler des Jahres > 2010, U14, männlich" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  5. ^ a b Staff writer(s) (2012). "Spieler des Jahres > 2011, U14, männlich" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  6. ^ Staff writer(s) (2013). "Spieler des Jahres > 2012, U20, männlich" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  7. ^ Staff writer(s) (2015). "Spieler des Jahres > 2014, U20, männlich" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  8. ^ Staff writer(s) (2016). "Spieler des Jahres > 2015, U20, männlich" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  9. ^ Staff writer(s) (November 2017). "Federations Ranking - Germany". FIDE.
  10. ^ Staff writer(s) (28 March 2018). "European Individual Chess Championship 2018". Chess Results.
  11. ^ Staff writer(s) (28 March 2018). "European Individual Chess Championship 2018: Wagner Dennis". Chess Results.
  12. ^ Staff writer(s) (2008). "Ergebnisse: Spieler des Jahres - 2007" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  13. ^ Staff writer(s) (2009). "Ergebnisse: Spieler des Jahres - 2008" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  14. ^ Staff writer(s) (2010). "Ergebnisse: Spieler des Jahres - 2009" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  15. ^ Staff writer(s) (2013). "Ergebnisse: Spieler des Jahres - 2012" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.
  16. ^ Staff writer(s) (2015). "Ergebnisse: Spieler des Jahres - 2014" (in German). Deutsche Schachjugend im Deutschen Schachbund e. V.

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