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Ivan Popov
Number of games in database: 555
Years covered: 2004 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2609 (2601 rapid, 2557 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2661

Overall record: +158 -83 =164 (59.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 150 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (104) 
    B90 B48 B30 B33 B41
 French Defense (36) 
    C11 C01 C13 C12 C18
 Sicilian Najdorf (24) 
    B90 B92 B93 B97 B91
 French (21) 
    C11 C12 C13 C00 C10
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C67 C78 C65 C85 C70
 Caro-Kann (21) 
    B12 B11 B10 B18 B16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (53) 
    B46 B40 B45 B80 B30
 Slav (46) 
    D15 D10 D12 D18 D11
 Caro-Kann (37) 
    B12 B18 B10 B13
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    A50 D02 A45 E00 A46
 Ruy Lopez (18) 
    C69 C63 C80 C95 C65
 Sicilian Taimanov (15) 
    B46 B45 B47
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Ivan Popov vs E Tairova, 2006 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs A Grigoryan, 2007 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2008 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs Lahno, 2013 1-0
   A Pridorozhni vs Ivan Popov, 2012 0-1
   Ivan Popov vs K Grigoryan, 2014 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs E Romanov, 2018 1/2-1/2
   Ivan Popov vs G Guseinov, 2013 1/2-1/2
   Ivan Popov vs A Gaifullin, 2018 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs A Bimiev, 2018 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   4th Young Stars of the World (2006)
   World Junior Championship (2007)
   48th World Junior Championship (2009)
   European Club Cup (2014)
   European Individual Championship (2013)
   Aeroflot Open (2012)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   European Club Cup (2016)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   European Individual Championship (2014)

   🏆 Russian Higher League
   Ivan Popov vs E Romanov (Jul-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   M Matlakov vs Ivan Popov (Jul-04-18) 1/2-1/2
   Ivan Popov vs A Goryachkina (Jul-03-18) 1/2-1/2
   V Zvjaginsev vs Ivan Popov (Jul-02-18) 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs Motylev (Jun-30-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-20-1990, 28 years old) Russia
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GM Ivan Popov won the 2007 U-18 World Youth Chess Championship and the Vladimir Open 2007 with 8/10, and was runner up in the World Junior Championship (2007). His strong result in the European Individual Championships (2013) (7.5/11) qualified him to play in the World Cup (2013) from which he was eliminated when he lost in the first round match to Austrian #1, GM Markus Ragger.

Popov's 7.5/11 at the European Individual Championship (2015) qualified him to play at the World Cup (2015) where he was eliminated in the first round by US GM Samuel Shankland.

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 555  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Dvoirys vs Ivan Popov 1-05120043rd Aeroflot FestivalA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Ivan Popov vs T L Petrosian  ½-½8120043rd Aeroflot FestivalA15 English
3. V Malakhov vs Ivan Popov  1-05420043rd Aeroflot FestivalD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Ivan Popov vs E Alekseev  ½-½452005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Riazantsev vs Ivan Popov  ½-½552005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Ivan Popov vs S Novikov  ½-½472005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipC10 French
7. Tomashevsky vs Ivan Popov  1-0312005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA15 English
8. Ivan Popov vs I Khairullin  1-0612005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
9. Ivan Popov vs A Timofeev  0-1452005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
10. I Kurnosov vs Ivan Popov  1-0442005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
11. Ivan Popov vs O V Nikolenko  ½-½192006OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
12. I Smikovski vs Ivan Popov  1-0582006OpenB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. V Belov vs Ivan Popov  ½-½772006OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Ivan Popov vs R Hovhannisyan  1-04720064th Young Stars of the WorldB30 Sicilian
15. A Volodin vs Ivan Popov  0-14820064th Young Stars of the WorldD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Ivan Popov vs A Kulikov 1-02320064th Young Stars of the WorldA45 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Ivan Popov vs E Tairova 1-02220064th Young Stars of the WorldD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. Srinath Narayanan vs Ivan Popov  ½-½6020064th Young Stars of the WorldB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. Ivan Popov vs V Onischuk  1-05720064th Young Stars of the WorldA45 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Caruana vs Ivan Popov  1-02920064th Young Stars of the WorldB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. Ivan Popov vs E Safarli  1-05420064th Young Stars of the WorldB30 Sicilian
22. S Sjugirov vs Ivan Popov  0-16420064th Young Stars of the WorldB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
23. Ivan Popov vs I Nepomniachtchi  ½-½4520064th Young Stars of the WorldC01 French, Exchange
24. D Lintchevski vs Ivan Popov  ½-½1520064th Young Stars of the WorldB12 Caro-Kann Defense
25. Ivan Popov vs N Maiorov  1-0582006Vasylyshyn MemC29 Vienna Gambit
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 555  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-21-06  Whitehat1963: How old is this young star?
May-21-06  notyetagm: I was going to ask this same question.
May-21-06  jperr75108: Hes sixteen. His FIDE information is at this link:
Jun-10-07  argishti: current rating 2249? this needs to be updated.
Jun-10-07  Karpova: They took the current rating of Ivan Popov from Serbia (Birthyear 1963) but this is IM Ivan Popov from Russia (born in 1990) with a current rating of 2533
Aug-25-07  Karpova: He won the Vladimir Open 2007 with 8/10
Oct-07-07  BIDMONFA: Ivan Popov


Mar-11-12  plimko: Ivan Popov is the top seeded player in Moscow chess championship 2012

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Ivan Popov.
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