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Arthur Calugar
Number of games in database: 66
Years covered: 2006 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2208 (2312 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2370

Overall record: +29 -28 =9 (50.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (14) 
    A04 A06
 Sicilian (5) 
    B77 B90 B56 B42 B78
 Nimzo-Larsen Attack (5) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (13) 
    B44 B47 B25 B30 B59
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D70 D91 D93 D85 D90
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Calugar vs S Drolet, 2011 1-0
   A Calugar vs A Martchenko, 2010 1/2-1/2
   H R Jung vs A Calugar, 2011 0-1
   A Calugar vs S Fairbairn, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   PWC Toronto Open (2009)
   39th World Open (2011)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2011 Canadian Junior Championship by gauer

   A Calugar vs I Makka (Oct-12-14) 1/2-1/2
   A Calugar vs A Bachmann (Dec-30-12) 1/2-1/2
   I Chirila vs A Calugar (Dec-29-12) 1/2-1/2
   Onischuk vs A Calugar (Nov-20-12) 1-0
   R Vera vs A Calugar (Jul-24-12) 1-0

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(born Dec-13-1994, 22 years old) Canada

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IM Arthur Calugar won the 2010 U-16 North American Youth Chess championship with 6/7 and tied 1st-2nd with Nikolay Noritsyn in the 2010 Winter Super Challenge. In 2011, he tied for 3rd-5th in the Canadian Youth U-18 chess championship with 4.5/7 and tied for 1st-2nd in the Hart House 2011 Reading week open.


He once played for the University of Texas, Dallas(3) team, but joined around the same time as free-agents Bator Sambuev and Thomas Roussel-Roozmon (they do not live close enough to Toronto's suburban area) signed on to the Toronto Dragons(4) team, which includes Nikolay Noritsyn, Gergely Szabo, Kaiqi Yang, Michael Song, Shiyam Thavandiran, Raja Panjwani and Razvan Preotu for play after 2016.

References / Sources


(2) (2014 North American Junior chess championship),


(4) (also see for details).

Last updated: 2016-12-02 18:36:11

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. C S Gokhale vs A Calugar  1-059 2006 Canadian OpenD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
2. A Calugar vs N Meskovs  0-142 2008 Open 14-wyccA04 Reti Opening
3. D Naroditsky vs A Calugar  1-081 2008 Open 14-wyccA07 King's Indian Attack
4. R van Kampen vs A Calugar  1-050 2008 Open 14-wyccB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
5. N Noritsyn vs A Calugar  1-054 2008 Hart House Winter OpenA16 English
6. K Wu vs A Calugar  0-132 2008 Hart House Winter OpenB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
7. A Calugar vs P Verde  1-019 2009 PWC Toronto OpenB56 Sicilian
8. A Calugar vs J Wang  1-031 2009 PWC Toronto OpenA04 Reti Opening
9. R Livshits vs A Calugar 1-043 2009 PWC Toronto OpenD83 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit
10. M Kleinman vs A Calugar  0-142 2009 PWC Toronto OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
11. M Barron vs A Calugar  1-056 2009 PWC Toronto OpenB44 Sicilian
12. L Gerzhoy vs A Calugar  1-031 2009 Canadian Zonal ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
13. R Sapozhnikov vs A Calugar  ½-½77 2010 Winter ProAmB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
14. G Nunes vs A Calugar  0-132 2010 Winter ProAmA05 Reti Opening
15. A Calugar vs S Liu  1-021 2010 Winter ProAmA04 Reti Opening
16. A Calugar vs S Thavandiran  0-127 2010 Cdn U-20 ChampionshipsC02 French, Advance
17. A Calugar vs A Martchenko  1-048 2010 39th Cdn. Jr. Championship - U20A04 Reti Opening
18. A Calugar vs K MacKinnon 0-132 2010 Canadian Open - Westin Harbour CastleB42 Sicilian, Kan
19. L Gerzhoy vs A Calugar  1-021 2010 Quebec OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
20. F Leveille vs A Calugar  1-051 2010 Quebec OpenD90 Grunfeld
21. A Calugar vs N Kraiouchkine  0-152 2010 Quebec OpenA06 Reti Opening
22. A Calugar vs A Hambleton  0-136 2010 Quebec OpenC02 French, Advance
23. A Calugar vs A Martchenko  ½-½56 2010 Quebec OpenA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
24. M Ghannoum vs A Calugar  0-126 2010 Quebec OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
25. P Guichard vs A Calugar  0-144 2010 Quebec OpenD94 Grunfeld
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-14-12  TaongWalangAlam: This is my favorite kabayan in Canada and now GM So's kalugar!
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  wordfunph: Wesley's age bracket, maybe a good company of GM So in Canada.
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