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Olympiad statistics

36 events, 7913 games, 1782 players

Events

Year Site Games
1927 London (ol) 20
1928 The Hague (ol) 12
1930 Hamburg (ol) 70
1931 Prague (ol) 165
1933 Folkestone (ol) 67
1935 Warsaw (ol) 89
1937 Stockholm (ol) 106
1939 Buenos Aires (ol_final_A) 142
1939 Buenos Aires (ol_final_B) 19
1939 Buenos Aires (ol_prel_A) 24
1939 Buenos Aires (ol_prel_B) 15
1939 Buenos Aires (ol_prel_C) 27
1939 Buenos Aires (ol_prel_D) 18
1950 Dubrovnik (ol) 192
1952 Helsinki (ol) 344
1954 Amsterdam (ol) 421
1956 Moscow (ol) 438
1958 Munich (ol) 240
1960 Leipzig (ol) 188
1962 Varna (ol) 560
1964 Tel Aviv (ol) 413
1966 Havana (ol) 257
1968 Lugano (ol) 183
1970 Siegen (ol) 192
1972 Skopje (ol) 198
1974 Nice (ol) 222
1976 Haifa (ol) 50
1978 Buenos Aires (ol) 159
1980 Malta (ol) 128
1981 Malta (ol) 1
1982 Lucerne (ol) 241
1984 Thessaloniki (ol) 240
1986 Dubai (ol) 221
1988 Thessaloniki (ol) 244
1990 Novi Sad (ol) 256
1992 Manila (ol) 304
1994 Moscow (ol) 324
1995 Moscow (ol) 1
1996 Yerevan (ol) 333
1998 Elista (ol) 269
2000 Istanbul (ol) 520

Be careful with the following!
The games for the Olympiads are not complete.

The most active players

Plyr Ct
Gligoric, S. 169
Portisch, L. 167
Najdorf, M. 141
Unzicker, W. 131
Keres, P. 116
Szabo, L. 110
Pachman, L. 109
Prins, L. 106
Stahlberg, G. 98
Filip, M. 97
Korchnoi, V. 97
Porath, Y. 97
Uhlmann, W. 97

The top-10 most successful players all have less than 10 games total.

Players with 10 or more games

Player W +W-L=D B +W-L=D Score Games Pct
Lilienthal, A. W +7-1=0 B +4-1=1 11.5 14 82.14%
Karpov, An W +25-0=9 B +12-2=7 45.0 55 81.82%
Sadler, M. W +4-0=3 B +4-0=2 10.5 13 80.77%
Petrosian, T. W +36-0=12 B +19-1=20 71.0 88 80.68%
Tal, M. W +29-0=11 B +20-2=15 62.0 77 80.52%
Bronstein, D. W +19-1=2 B +11-0=15 38.5 48 80.21%
Alekhine, A. W +22-1=9 B +18-1=12 50.5 63 80.16%
Kasparov, G. W +26-0=9 B +15-3=11 51.0 64 79.69%
Smyslov, V. W +27-1=7 B +18-1=20 58.5 74 79.05%
Bogoljubov, E. W +7-0=1 B +2-1=3 11.0 14 78.57%

Most active

Player W +W-L=D B +W-L=D Score Games Pct
Keres, P. W +44-1=19 B +28-9=15 89.0 116 76.72%
Korchnoi, V. W +28-6=18 B +18-4=23 66.5 97 68.56%
Najdorf, M. W +30-4=31 B +35-12=29 95.0 141 67.38%
Portisch, L. W +46-5=34 B +34-19=29 111.5 167 66.77%
Gligoric, S. W +39-9=40 B +31-14=36 108.0 169 63.91%
Szabo, L. W +28-8=23 B +18-13=20 67.5 110 61.36%
Unzicker, W. W +31-8=24 B +24-18=26 80.0 131 61.07%
Uhlmann, W. W +18-13=22 B +18-5=21 57.5 97 59.28%
Pachman, L. W +22-7=27 B +14-12=27 63.0 109 57.80%
Stahlberg, G. W +23-11=17 B +14-12=21 56.0 98 57.14%
Prins, L. W +24-17=14 B +19-14=18 59.0 106 55.66%
Filip, M. W +17-9=24 B +11-15=21 50.5 97 52.06%
Porath, Y. W +22-12=18 B +8-19=18 48.0 97 49.48%

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