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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) 
    B42 B56 B90 B77 B78
 Nimzo-Larsen Attack (5) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (13) 
    B44 B47 B25 B22 B30
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D70 D91 D80 D94 D85
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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

   🏆 Millionaire Chess
   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, 23 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 YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C S Gokhale vs A Calugar  1-0592006Canadian OpenD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
2. A Calugar vs N Meskovs  0-1422008Open 14-wyccA04 Reti Opening
3. D Naroditsky vs A Calugar  1-0812008Open 14-wyccA07 King's Indian Attack
4. R van Kampen vs A Calugar  1-0502008Open 14-wyccB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
5. N Noritsyn vs A Calugar  1-0542008Hart House Winter OpenA16 English
6. K Wu vs A Calugar  0-1322008Hart House Winter OpenB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
7. A Calugar vs P Verde  1-0192009PWC Toronto OpenB56 Sicilian
8. A Calugar vs J Wang  1-0312009PWC Toronto OpenA04 Reti Opening
9. R Livshits vs A Calugar 1-0432009PWC Toronto OpenD83 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit
10. M Kleinman vs A Calugar  0-1422009PWC Toronto OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
11. M Barron vs A Calugar  1-0562009PWC Toronto OpenB44 Sicilian
12. L Gerzhoy vs A Calugar  1-0312009Canadian Zonal ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
13. G Nunes vs A Calugar  0-1322010Winter ProAmA05 Reti Opening
14. A Calugar vs S Liu  1-0212010Winter ProAmA04 Reti Opening
15. R Sapozhnikov vs A Calugar  ½-½772010Winter ProAmB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
16. A Calugar vs S Thavandiran  0-1272010Cdn U-20 ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
17. A Calugar vs A Martchenko  1-048201039th Cdn. Jr. Championship - U20A04 Reti Opening
18. A Calugar vs K MacKinnon 0-1322010Canadian Open - Westin Harbour CastleB42 Sicilian, Kan
19. L Gerzhoy vs A Calugar  1-0212010Quebec OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
20. F Leveille vs A Calugar  1-0512010Quebec OpenD90 Grunfeld
21. A Calugar vs N Kraiouchkine  0-1522010Quebec OpenA06 Reti Opening
22. M Ghannoum vs A Calugar  0-1262010Quebec OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
23. P Guichard vs A Calugar  0-1442010Quebec OpenD94 Grunfeld
24. A Calugar vs A Hambleton  0-1362010Quebec OpenC02 French, Advance
25. A Calugar vs A Martchenko  ½-½562010Quebec OpenA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
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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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