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Christopher Lutz

Full name Christopher Lutz
Country Germany
Born February 24, 1971
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2655 (July 2002)

Christopher Lutz (born February 24, 1971) is a German chess grandmaster and the German chess champion in 1995 and 2001. In 2000 he was a member of the German team that won a silver medal in the 34th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul.

As of early 2006, Lutz was working as a consultant for the Hydra chess project, which has developed possibly the strongest chess computer in the world. He concentrates on developing the opening book for Hydra, as well as creating test positions.

On the July 2009 FIDE rating list, Lutz is the number 14 player in Germany, with a rating of 2567.