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Full name  Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu
Role  Chess Player
Country  Germany
FIDE rating  2654
Title  Grandmaster
Peak rating  2707
Name  Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu

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Born  1 August 1976 (age 39) Brasov, Romania (1976-08-01)

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Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (born 1 August 1976) is a Romanian (until 2014) and German (since 2014) chess grandmaster. His peak FIDE rating was 2707 in October 2005, when he was ranked fifteenth in the world, and the highest ranked Romanian player ever. His highly aggressive style of play has earned him a reputation of a modern-day Mikhail Tal.


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In 1999, Nisipeanu as a clear outsider made it to the semifinals of the FIDE World Chess Championship by beating Vasily Ivanchuk in round 4 and Alexei Shirov in the quarterfinals only to succumb to the eventual champion Alexander Khalifman.

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Nisipeanu won the European Individual Chess Championship 2005 in Warsaw with 10 points out of 13 games, half a point ahead of runner-up Teimour Radjabov from Azerbaijan.

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In April 2006, Nisipeanu played FIDE World Champion Veselin Topalov in a four-game match. Topalov won by a score of 3:1. The match was not for any official title.

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Since 2014, Nisipeanu has been playing under the German flag.

Notable chess games

  • Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu vs Vlastimil Babula, 6th EU Ind. Ch. 2005, Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen Variation (B82), 1-0
  • Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu vs Viktor Bologan, TCh-FRA Top 16 2006, Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90), 1-0
  • Veselin Topalov vs Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu, Mtel Masters 2007, Scandinavian Defense: Gubinsky-Melts Defense (B01), 0-1
  • Vassily Ivanchuk vs Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu, World Chess Cup 2007, Bogo-Indian Defense: Grunfeld Variation (E11), 0-1
  • References

    Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu Wikipedia