LSS World Championship 2015 Preliminary




Last Update: 17th February, 2011

The list below shows all currently qualified players for the LSS World Championship 2015 Preliminary. If you are on this list, but the column "Wrong Address" shows a "Yes" or an "X", please get in contact with me! If anybody knows an address of such a player, please also inform us at the same address!

The information on this page are of informal nature, until invitations have been sent out. Esp. qualifications due to the position on the rating list are of preliminary nature and can change with the next update of the page.

The qualification will be declined, if a player should get suspended between creation of the list and the start of the tournament.

Qualifications are granted to all non-suspended players, who fulfill at least one of the criteria below last year:

- Winning a Class or Quad tournament of Class A to N and having a rating >1400
- Winning a Rapid tournament of Class M to N and having a rating >1400
- Winning a Large Class Tournament of Level A to N and having a raitng >1400
- Second Place in a Large Class Tournament of Level A to N, where more than 8 players finished,
and having a rating > 1400
- Third Place in a Large Class Tournament of Level A to N, where more than 11 players finished,
and having a rating > 1400
- Having an LSS Rating < 1400, but having won at least 2 Level C/D Tournaments or 4 E/F Tournaments
- Having an LSS Rating < 1000, but having won at least 10 Level N tournaments
- Winning a Consolation Final Group of the Semi-Final or Preliminary Stage
- Being one of the three top scorers in Two-Game Matches and having a rating >1400
- Titled Players with an IECG Rating <2200
- The top 20 players with a rating <2200, not qualified as listed above

The next 40 players on the rating list are placed on a second replacement list

Best Wishes
Hector Mujica
TD LSS World Championships
The following players are directly qualified through a previous IECG WC Cylce:

MemberID Name Country TER Invited Email Only Email Or Server Server Only Rejected Wrong Address
10044 Jonovic, Pavle AUS 1831 YES     YES    
10155 Radozycki, Tomasz POL 1650 YES     YES    
14057 Veenstra, Arnt NED 2226 YES       YES  
16478 Vio, Mauro ITA 1624 YES     YES    
16824 Nett, Philipp SUI 1688 YES          
17153 Frignani, Giorgio ITA 1915 YES          
17219 Fages, Jorge ARG 2191 YES     YES    
18747 Carroll, Patrick ENG 2116 YES     YES    
18772 Cabrera Pino, Alexis Gianko CUB 2189 YES       YES  
19853 Plagnaud, Jean-Luc FRA 1975 YES     YES    
22511 Muller, Henri-Louis BEL 2046 YES     YES    
23259 Hudson, Alexsandro BRA 1578 YES          
23612 Leonhard, Andrew USA 2049 YES     YES    
Total 13 13 0 0 8 2 0


The following players are qualified by winning at least one standard tournament and having a sufficient high rating:

MemberID Name Country TER Invited Email Only Email Or Server Server Only Rejected Wrong Address
18458 Thurrott, Allan CAN 1520 YES          
18503 Tortato, Lucio ITA 1651 YES          
18595 Karlsson, Patrik SWE 2059 YES          
18689 Pecotic, Kuzma CRO 2124 YES     YES    
18782 Krol, Wladyslaw POL 2102 YES       YES  
18976 Greco, Carmelo ITA 2126 YES     YES    
19053 Leisner, Jon USA 1487 YES     YES    
19104 Sacerdotali, Sergio ITA 2149 YES       YES  
19153 Suarez, Ron USA 1717 YES     YES    
19187 Pott, Brian AUS 1730 YES     YES    
19394 Orsolic, Marijan GER 2101 YES     YES    
23117 Soreghy, Janos HUN 1879 YES     YES    
23134 Kukula, Pawel POL 2110 YES     YES    
23158 Nita, Catalin ROM 1509 YES     YES    
23205 Szabo, Sandor HUN 1844 YES          
23291 Selmeczi, Jozsef HUN 1700 YES          
23332 Avellan, Gerardo NCA 1912 YES          
23423 Peterka, Jiri CZE 2036 YES          
23429 Onem, Cem TUR 1787 YES     YES    
23472 Babic, Slobodan SCG 2000 YES          
23481 Fortunato, Lorenzo ITA 2095 YES     YES    
23528 Hrubaru, Mircea ROM 2074 YES          
23547 Szabo, Eleonora HUN 2410 YES          
23624 De Waele, Willy BEL 2020 YES     YES    
23626 Rovchakov, Vladimir BLR 2105 YES          
23658 Llorente, José Luis ESP 2096 YES     YES    
23660 Lipsits, Sasha USA 1698 YES          
23664 Jones, Paul WLS 1952 YES          
23666 Kurowski, Andrzej POL 2079 YES     YES    
23672 Paluch, Andrzej POL 1557 YES     YES    
23719 Hansen, Marco GER 1919 YES          
23734 Deuler, Dom BRA 1857 YES          
23772 Kroes, Friso NED 2037           YES
23815 Nin, Nacho URU 1710 YES          
23845 Koslovska, Maria UKR 1879 YES          
23846 Zacharov, Oleg UKR 2154 YES     YES    
23863 Narkun, Michal POL 2188 YES          
23868 Preira Goncalves, Jorge BRA 1713           YES
23900 Zolendowski, Cesary GER 2208 YES     YES    
23906 Morss, Mark USA 2013 YES          
23929 Ortiz, Manuel USA 2132 YES     YES    
23930 Sikorski, Roman POL 1421 YES          
23968 Godat, Terry USA 2323 YES       YES  
24002 Nicolenco, Sergey UKR 2126 YES          
24004 Introini, Luis Fredy URU 1875 YES     YES    
24008 Welle, Bernd GER 2186 YES          
24019 Lingen, Rainer GER 1723 YES     YES    
24024 Santo, Moises AND 2075 YES     YES    
24033 Kutkaitis, Romualdas LTU 2177 YES          
24041 Schubert, Volker GER 1618 YES     YES    
24051 Garbar, Andrij UKR 2248 YES          
24082 Gasanov, Engels AZE 1905 YES     YES    
24105 Windheim, Charles USA 1919 YES          
24126 Fetisov, Ilja RUS 1503 YES          
24128 Kerecsényi, Zoltán HUN 1559 YES          
24138 Jijon, Fabricio ECU 1965 YES          
24143 Szoller, Terez HUN 1757 YES          
24148 Bobykin, Cyril RUS 2201 YES     YES    
24186 Figura, Atila Gajo GER 2091 YES     YES    
24207 Kushnaryov, Andrey UKR 2021 YES     YES    
24236 Musselman, Ray USA 2179 YES       YES  
24249 Lobanov, Alexander RUS 2242           YES
24259 Evtushenko, Serge RUS 2168 YES     YES    
24262 Moskalenko, Eduard UKR 1937 YES     YES    
24269 Moreira, Carlos URU 1725 YES          
24274 Degro, Heiko GER 2054 YES     YES    
24284 Dvoinikov, Andrej RUS 2422 YES     YES    
24292 Lannoy, Jean-Claude BEL 1727 YES          
24317 Tobler, Peter AUS 1881 YES       YES  
24321 Yehuda, Ben FRA 1607 YES          
24324 Shlb, Alex RUS 1508 YES          
24367 Mostowik, Daniel POL 2087 YES     YES    
24375 Kravtsov, Vladimir RUS 1963 YES     YES    
24381 Chukanov, Igor RUS 2176 YES          
24384 Hintze, Emmanuel GER 2044 YES     YES    
24385 Ferrer, Jordi ESP 1916 YES     YES    
24409 Ferluga, Sergio ITA 1457 YES       YES  
24411 Schellen, Anton GER 1418           YES
24412 Slezak, Robert HUN 2085 YES          
24419 Biro Jr, Istvan HUN 1709 YES          
24443 Avdeev, Sergey RUS 1905 YES       YES  
24446 Lychev, Vassily RUS 1438 YES     YES    
24453 Kappel, Ray USA 1533 YES     YES    
24460 Khlopov, Sergej RUS 1879 YES          
24464 Ethier, Valori CAN 1635 YES       YES  
24471 Urlau, Thomas GER 1906 YES          
25001 Tokarev, Evgeny RUS 1530 YES          
25007 Yang, Dong CHN 1453 YES     YES    
25011 Noskov, Vladimir RUS 2216 YES       YES  
25016 Czekala, Franciszek POL 1641 YES     YES    
25020 Manheimer, Gunter GER 1885 YES     YES    
25022 Tausnev, Bladimir RUS 1587 YES     YES    
25029 Richter, Klaus GER 1474 YES          
25045 Serazeev, Albert RUS 1914 YES          
25060 Kasabasic, Djordje BIH 1871 YES     YES    
25075 Naess, Jan-Olav NOR 1711 YES     YES    
26470 Morcin, Tom CZE 1857 YES          
26489 Edwards, Dr. K.E.D.G. USA 1796 YES     YES    
26503 Ulasevich, Sergey BLR 2135 YES          
26506 Latib, Yunus CAN 1922 YES          
26512 Latta, Hynek CZE 1732 YES     YES    
26526 Wimmer, Jaroslav CZE 2105 YES     YES    
26537 Jonsson, Dadi ISL 2197 YES          
26543 Zаsinets, Dimа BLR 1686 YES          
10126 Koch, Christian GER 2195 YES     YES    
10580 Aalderink, Gerwin NED 2037 YES     YES    
10669 Ferro, Severino Miguel ARG 1682 YES     YES    
10758 Duarte, Duarte POR 1685 YES          
11172 Abbey, William USA 1898 YES     YES    
11885 Ould Ahmed, Samy ALG 2071 YES     YES    
11900 Benassi, Aspasio ITA 2139 YES       YES  
12114 Petersen, Hans DEN 1687 YES          
12151 Becker, Brian R USA 1902 YES          
12264 Fernandez, Javier Horacio ARG 2070 YES     YES    
12297 Kuhn, Christian Helmut GER 1896 YES     YES    
12449 Mary, Patrick FRA 2162 YES          
12466 Santos Etxepare, Agustin ESP 1723 YES          
12467 Tomassi, Emidio ITA 1489 YES     YES    
12547 Ramponelli, Roberto ARG 2071 YES     YES    
12642 Korinek, Jaroslav CZE 1674 YES          
12869 Siger, Csaba HUN 2049 YES     YES    
12929 Mendieta Aibar, Pedro ESP 2100 YES          
13032 Ortiz, Eric USA 2035 YES     YES    
13054 Kulczycki, Mike CAN 1954 YES     YES    
13582 Yarmolyuk, Yury UKR 2139 YES     YES    
13654 Burkett, Max USA 2161 YES     YES    
14221 Van Boven, Maarten NED 1806 YES          
14372 Atuan, Daniel ARG 2198 YES          
14485 Bertel, Michael USA 1806 YES       YES  
14760 Van Esbroeck, Jeff BEL 1488 YES     YES    
14761 Fuzishawa, Richard BRA 2118 YES       YES  
15057 Draba, Henryk POL 1613 YES     YES    
15236 Grkinic, Goran CRO 1978 YES     YES    
15362 Skeels, Jim USA 2178 YES     YES    
15502 Champion, Christopher HKG 1784 YES          
15541 Itter, Erik GER 1920 YES          
15588 Truyens, Aime BEL 2185 YES     YES    
15885 Davila, Oscar A ARG 1731 YES          
15980 Da Silva Filho, Alcindo Luz Bastos BRA 1892 YES     YES    
16124 McDonald, Graham ENG 1580 YES          
16160 Hruby, Milan CZE 2175 YES     YES    
16185 Bandiera, Aurelio ITA 2178 YES          
16244 Istomin, Sergei RUS 2090 YES     YES    
16245 Richkov, Sergei RUS 1946 YES     YES    
16373 Lo, Angus AUS 1915 YES          
16932 Bujdak, Pavol SVK 1841 YES     YES    
17029 Petters, Oscar PER 2083 YES     YES    
17130 Udvari, Norbert HUN 2014 YES     YES    
17267 Sherwood, Russell ENG 1633 YES     YES    
17478 Schubert, Steffen GER 1970 YES     YES    
17569 Mujica, Hector VEN 1869 YES     YES    
18014 Sorcinelli, Andrea ITA 1839 YES     YES    
18397 Lombart, Philippe BEL 1946 YES     YES    
19486 Van der Kemp, Michel NED 2284 YES          
19547 Borgbjerg, Ejner DEN 2107 YES          
19556 Krishnamurthy, Prabhanandan IND 1424 YES          
19688 Kalyoncuoglu, Ozgur TUR 1930 YES     YES    
19844 Maidana Guerra, Victor Ramon PAR 1934           YES
19958 Blittkowsky, Ralf GER 1742 YES     YES    
20333 Jordaan, Wayne RSA 1662 YES     YES    
20360 Welford, Richard ENG 1772 YES     YES    
20505 Gazen, Louis USA 2004 YES     YES    
20721 Kachkin, Konstantin RUS 2159 YES       YES  
20795 Lahdenmaeki, Leo FIN 2019 YES          
20981 Reppert, Victor USA 1782 YES          
21006 Fernando, Suranga SRI 1473 YES          
21030 Rattay, Walter CAN 1899 YES       YES  
21359 Kunakov, Oleg RUS 1862 YES          
21530 Pannekoek, Willem-Jan NED 2204 YES       YES  
21764 Herzog, Klaus GER 1775 YES          
21774 Orlov, Vladimir RUS 2190 YES     YES    
21816 Daanen, Aard NED 2074 YES          
21838 Aberg, Lars Erik SWE 2032 YES          
21866 Bubnov, Vladimir RUS 2134 YES          
21884 Ben Younes, Djamel ALG 1872 YES          
22456 Wittal, Werner GER 1972 YES     YES    
22504 Konstantinov, Maxim DEN 2044 YES          
22641 Luers, Charles USA 1949 YES     YES    
22702 Laine, Jari FIN 1610 YES     YES    
22829 Delgado, Raul ARG 2107 YES       YES  
22856 Kotturi, Srinivas IND 1857 YES          
22903 Barron, Clive ENG 1984 YES       YES  
26545 Vasquez, Gerardo ARG 1588 YES          
26546 Shelykalin, Vjacheslav RUS 1746 YES          
26555 Brus, Hartmut GER 1442 YES          
26566 Ivаnov, Vаlerij RUS 1634 YES          
26588 Grigoryan, Gagik ARM 1604 YES          
26597 Chamaev, Alexander RUS 1978 YES     YES    
26598 Sukhanitskij, Stanislav UKR 1599 YES     YES    
26617 Gamb, Roper GRE 1779 YES          
26619 Matugin, Sergei RUS 1701 YES          
26655 Petukhov, Sergej RUS 1600 YES     YES    
26669 Dob, Gabor HUN 1796 YES          
26681 Sviderskij, Andrej RUS 1547 YES       YES  
26710 Yuryev, Andrey RUS 1894 YES          
26716 Ballero, Andrea ITA 1562 YES     YES    
26722 Aydin, Nejat TUR 1709 YES          
26738 Egorov, Vladimir RUS 1524 YES          
Total 198 193 0 0 89 18 5


The following players are qualified by winning multiple tournaments:

MemberID Name Country TER Invited Email Only Email Or Server Server Only Rejected Wrong Address
16009 Feng, Jason CAN 820 YES     YES    
22813 Lanier, Jeff USA 827 YES          
23073 Pehl, Ferenc HUN 895 YES          
23573 Bester, Kazimierz POL 667 YES     YES    
23932 Ruslin, Alexey RUS 1019 YES          
24013 Cuaycong, Virgilio PHI 1404 YES          
24055 Vontina, Maria GRE 634 YES          
24470 Mosatidis, Theodorus GER 1684 YES          
Total 8 8 0 0 2 0 0


The following players are qualified by owning an IECG Title, but having a rating < 2200:

MemberID Name Country TER Invited Email Only Email Or Server Server Only Rejected Wrong Address
14781 Van Tricht, Marcel BEL 2197 YES     YES    
15109 Simmelink, Joop NED 2177 YES     YES    
16844 Braun, Ingram H GER 2155 YES       YES  
18140 Mauro, Lucio ITA 2187 YES     YES    
18835 Zenker, Othmar SUI 2173 YES          
19824 Dyakov, Alexander RUS 2142 YES          
Total 6 6 0 0 3 1 0


The following players are qualified by owning an ICCF or FIDE Title, but having a rating < 2200:

MemberID Name Country TER Invited Email Only Email Or Server Server Only Rejected Wrong Address
10424 Harding, Timothy IRL 2106           YES
10443 Pruefer, Stefan GER 2094 YES          
10488 Granara Barreto, Sebastian URU 2085 YES     YES    
10628 Wastney, Scott NZL 2084           YES
10698 Makowski, Tomasz POL 1823 YES     YES    
11331 Acevedo, Armando MEX 2143           YES
11491 Grotnes, Nils NOR 2059 YES       YES  
11822 Skorna, Ullrich GER 2188 YES     YES    
11875 Smits, Mark NED 1929           YES
12136 Litwak, Aleksej GER 2135 YES          
12153 Bost, Albert GER 2063           YES
12154 Bruno, Gerardo Damian ARG 1771           YES
12180 Ribelles Sala, Magda ESP 1574 YES     YES    
13202 Buczinski, Henryk POL 2184 YES     YES    
13559 Kamenets, Anatoly UKR 2104           YES
14062 Dunne, Alex USA 2107           YES
14124 Gajic, Zoran SER 1759 YES          
14836 Morihama, Nicolau BRA 2099 YES          
14969 Melendez Vega, Esteban CRC 2050 YES          
15127 Korosec, Stane SLO 1829 YES          
15349 Kharitonov, Alexander RUS 2172 YES          
15436 Loeschnauer, Ruediger AUT 2102           YES
15537 Figlio, Gino PER 2159 YES          
15578 Muttoni, Guillermo ARG 1659 YES          
15659 Liew, Jimmy MAS 1821           YES
15701 Paul, Santhosh Matthew IND 2033 YES          
15856 Fernandez Fornes, Juan Alberto ARG 2056           YES
16506 Popovic, Dragan YUG 2087           YES
16719 Brulic, Denis CRO 1965 YES          
17005 Raffaele, Enzo ITA 2169 YES       YES  
17578 Jovanovic, Nevenka YUG 2134           YES
17655 Lukin, Andrey RUS 1984           YES
17794 Tokmachev, Mikhail RUS 2027           YES
18427 Hrvacic, Pavle CRO 1959 YES     YES    
18488 Ibar, Marcelo Rodolfo ARG 2168 YES       YES  
18566 Janosi, Ervin HUN 1849 YES          
18596 Koster, Ramon NED 2175           YES
18681 Deforel, Jorge Eduardo ARG 2087 YES     YES    
18684 Hoensch, Matthias GER 2097 YES          
18685 Kunzmann, Hector A. T. ARG 2063 YES          
18767 Webster, Andrew ENG 1400           YES
18831 van Leent, Dimitri NED 1756 YES          
18854 Ashton, Adam ENG 1908           YES
19335 Hague, Ben ENG 1888 YES       YES  
19373 Sarosy, Zoltan CAN 2040 YES     YES    
19604 Wantiez, Fabrice BEL 2080 YES          
20038 Hernandez Molina, David Enri CUB 2095           YES
20065 Shchebenyuk, Nina Grigorievna RUS 2050 YES          
20074 Croad, Nicolas NZL 1951           YES
20229 Michielsen, Joost NED 2118 YES          
20311 Yepez, Julian PER 2194           YES
20586 Henris, Luc BEL 2189           YES
20593 Baules, Jorge PAN 1922 YES          
21396 Fleischanderl, Fritz AUT 2181 YES       YES  
21482 Saveljevs, Aleksandrs LAT 2059           YES
21567 Yagiz, Yasin Emrah TUR 1824 YES          
21789 Henrichs, Thomas GER 2190 YES     YES    
21958 Khokhlov, Igor UKR 2149 YES       YES  
22043 Pedro, Fernando ARG 2101 YES     YES    
22152 Crespo Revilla, Jose M ESP 2162           YES
22376 Pavlikov, Andrei RUS 2091 YES       YES  
23239 Gatto, Claudio ITA 2158 YES          
23357 Fonseca Gonzalez, Jose Luis NCA 1881 YES          
Total 63 39 0 0 10 7 24


The following players are qualified by their position on the valid rating list:

MemberID Name Country TER Invited Email Only Email Or Server Server Only Rejected Wrong Address
23792 Soetewey, Patrick FRA 2200 YES          
21186 Rey, Manny USA 2197 YES     YES    
23078 Buzas, Gyula HUN 2197 YES       YES  
24347 Rudenko, Vitaliy UKR 2196 YES     YES    
22482 Flatz, Helmut AUT 2196 YES       YES  
22054 Gierth, Karlheinz GER 2195 YES     YES    
10458 Dimitriadis, Michael AUT 2195 YES          
18800 Feldmann, Guido GER 2195 YES     YES    
19001 Jordan, Juergen GER 2195 YES     YES    
23446 Giuliano, Carlo ITA 2194 YES     YES    
24258 Medvedchuk, Leonid RUS 2193 YES          
20737 Burrows, Nick ENG 2191 YES          
21248 Safaryan, Armen ARM 2190 YES     YES    
18710 Markus, Roland GER 2189 YES     YES    
13530 Kubasky, Alojz SVK 2187 YES     YES    
23410 Khachaturov, Vadim ARM 2186 YES       YES  
19942 Tonnaire, Christophe FRA 2184           YES
15859 Elburg, John NED 2184           YES
10161 Sadowski, Marek POL 2183 YES     YES    
18510 Caldwell, Justin ENG 2182 YES       YES  
Total 20 18 0 0 10 4 2


The following players are the first players on the replacement list. Empty slots will be filled in the sequence as shown below:

MemberID Name Country TER Invited Email Only Email Or Server Server Only Rejected Wrong Address
18772 Cabrera Pino, Alexis Gianko CUB 2189 YES       YES  
Total 1 1 0 0 0 1 0


The following players are put on the replacement list due their position on the valid rating list. Empty slots are filled in the sequence listed:

MemberID Name Country TER Invited Email Only Email Or Server Server Only Rejected Wrong Address
24079 Giffen, Glenn CAN 2181 YES          
15013 Lazan, Rastislav SVK 2179 YES       YES  
20310 Vilyavin, Roman UKR 2178 YES          
23554 Mueller, Michael GER 2177 YES          
15558 Polevoy, Nickolay RUS 2175 YES          
10299 Schiller, Wilfried GER 2172 YES          
21537 Bardos, Istvan HUN 2170 YES       YES  
19812 Bernal Varela, Nelson COL 2169 YES          
13380 Kuechle, Wolfgang GER 2168           YES
21255 Sharpell, Fred USA 2168 YES     YES    
19539 Roman, Eduardo ARG 2165 YES          
17958 Brousek, Jiri CZE 2163 YES       YES  
14050 Roques, Pascal FRA 2163 YES          
13597 Grima, Noel MLT 2163 YES          
20725 Szava, Miklos HUN 2162 YES     YES    
24185 Larin, Igor RUS 2162 YES          
21424 Heineman, Carl USA 2162 YES       YES  
16099 Pires, Martin ARG 2162 YES          
16899 Salai, Josip YUG 2159           YES
15100 Matic, Davor CRO 2157 YES       YES  
23140 Zubac, Marius CAN 2156 YES          
19472 Holzhauer, Bjoern GER 2156 YES          
23908 Smirnovs, Aleksandr LAT 2156 YES          
12917 Franco Cazon, Rodolfo ESP 2155 YES          
24108 Mamonov, Petr RUS 2154 YES          
24142 Tingander, Ari-Pekka FIN 2153 YES     YES    
22055 Goebel, Kenneth USA 2153 YES     YES    
12209 Helmer, Janos ROM 2151 YES     YES    
14984 Johansen, John Martin NOR 2151           YES
22515 Pintor, Manuel POR 2149 YES          
22983 Krupa, Bartlomiej POL 2149 YES     YES    
15751 Sheehan, Michael J IRL 2148           YES
13292 Oortwijn, Ron NED 2148 YES          
13285 Mason, Ian ENG 2148 YES     YES    
21239 Latour, Gerard FRA 2147 YES          
22478 Jekel, Wolfgang GER 2146 YES       YES  
21073 Weeks, Mark BEL 2144 YES       YES  
24322 Podvoysky, Evgeny RUS 2143 YES     YES    
15703 Bunyan, Henry IRL 2139 YES          
19819 Coulombier, Stephane FRA 2139 YES       YES  
Total 40 36 0 0 8 8 4



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