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Mikhail Simantsev
Number of games in database: 75
Years covered: 1999 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2434 (2437 rapid, 2439 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2569

Overall record: +28 -19 =22 (56.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 6 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E20 E25 E33
 Slav (6) 
    D10 D17 D14 D15 D12
 Semi-Slav (6) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    E10 A40 A41
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (13) 
    B50 B42 B43 B84 B22
 Modern Benoni (11) 
    A65 A79 A70 A62 A71
 Sicilian Kan (5) 
    B42 B43
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Varchenko vs M Simantsev, 2002 0-1
   S Domogaev vs M Simantsev, 2007 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   13th Dubai Open (2011)

   🏆 Lasker Memorial
   V Koziak vs M Simantsev (Jun-14-17) 1/2-1/2
   M Simantsev vs N Shandrygin (Sep-24-14) 1/2-1/2
   A G Aleksandrov vs M Simantsev (Sep-23-14) 1/2-1/2
   M Abrekov vs M Simantsev (Sep-22-14) 0-1
   M Simantsev vs O Korneev (Sep-21-14) 0-1

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(born Nov-01-1978, 40 years old) Ukraine

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Awarded the GM title in 2008.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 75  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Brodsky vs M Simantsev  1-0311999Bydgoszcz Bank Pocztowy opB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
2. M Simantsev vs M Brodsky  ½-½271999Polanica-Zdroj opE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. M Simantsev vs E Maratkanov  1-0252000Kharkov Caissa opD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. N Ustianovich vs M Simantsev  ½-½452000Kharkov Caissa opA30 English, Symmetrical
5. M Simantsev vs L Gavrish  1-0392000Kharkov Caissa opA57 Benko Gambit
6. N Biriukov vs M Simantsev  1-0352000Kharkov Caissa opA65 Benoni, 6.e4
7. M Simantsev vs G Dubivka  1-0382000Kharkov Caissa opA56 Benoni Defense
8. M Simantsev vs D Shurkaev  1-0322000Kharkov Caissa opE20 Nimzo-Indian
9. Areshchenko vs M Simantsev  1-0452000Kharkov Caissa opB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. A Karlovich vs M Simantsev 1-0382000Kharkov Caissa opB50 Sicilian
11. M Simantsev vs Y Semerij  1-0622000Kharkov Caissa opD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. M Simantsev vs Kiriakov  ½-½142000Chigorin MemorialE20 Nimzo-Indian
13. D Yevseev vs M Simantsev  ½-½692000Chigorin MemorialA65 Benoni, 6.e4
14. M Simantsev vs Matulovic  ½-½252000Bucharest Autumn Cup GMD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. A Poluljahov vs M Simantsev  0-1332000Chigorin MemorialA04 Reti Opening
16. D Belov vs M Simantsev  0-14020015th OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
17. V L Ivanov vs M Simantsev  1-03120015th OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
18. M Simantsev vs P Kotenko  1-02920015th OpenE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
19. S Shtyka vs M Simantsev  0-15120015th OpenB50 Sicilian
20. A Bely vs M Simantsev  0-1222002Kaissa OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. M Simantsev vs P Kornilov  1-0382002Kaissa OpenE20 Nimzo-Indian
22. E Gasanov vs M Simantsev  1-0332002Kaissa OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
23. M Simantsev vs I A Kalinski  0-1292002Kaissa OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. N Kovalenko vs M Simantsev  1-0392002Kaissa OpenA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
25. M Simantsev vs S Panchenko 1-0182002Kaissa OpenD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 75  PGN Download
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  whiteshark: Grandmaster title approved to him at the 79th FIDE Congress which was held 16-26 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.


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  wordfunph: <BIDMONFA> any photo and date of birth of GM Simantsev? Thanks!
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  Tabanus: GM Mikhail Simantsev, Ukraine, born 1 November 1978. Now rated 2539,

IM in 1999, GM in 2008. Ranked #46 in Ukraine. ICC: Brushkovskiy


Placed 7-14th (shared) in UKR Ch 2002, 1st in Matskevich Memorial (Ukraine) 2009, 17th in Paracin Open 2009, 4th in First Saturday GM March 2010,

7th in Paracin Open (Serbia) 9-16 July 2010:

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  wordfunph: thanks <Tabanus>..
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  Tabanus: 2nd today in the "Battle of Senta 1697" Open A (Serbia) 17-24 July 2010:

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  Domdaniel: Jan 2018: playing in New Year GM Norm tournament in Dublin, Ireland, along with GM Matthew Turner, IM Alex Lopez, IM Sam Collins, et al.

GM Simantsev drew with FM Daly in the 1st round.

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