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Avital Boruchovsky
Number of games in database: 156
Years covered: 2006 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2546 (2503 rapid, 2426 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2552
Overall record: +54 -49 =53 (51.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (29) 
    B22 B40 B46 B91 B52
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C86 C78 C84 C97 C67
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (9) 
    C86 C84 C97 C93 C96
 French Tarrasch (8) 
    C05 C04 C03 C07
 French Defense (8) 
    C05 C04 C03 C07
 Caro-Kann (5) 
    B10 B18 B12
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (18) 
    C78 C77 C80 C69 C67
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D38 D37 D31
 Sicilian (6) 
    B90 B50 B22 B40
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 A45 A46 E10
 English (4) 
 Scotch Game (4) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Boruchovsky vs T Galinsky, 2014 1-0
   A Boruchovsky vs L Altshul, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   London Chess Classic Open (2012)
   Fagernes GM Open (2014)
   World's Youth Stars (2012)
   PokerStars IoM Masters (2015)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   PokerStars IoM Masters (2014)
   European Team Championship (2013)
   European Individual Championship (2015)
   28th European Club Cup (2012)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   Baku Open (2013)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)

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(born 1997) Israel

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FM (2012); IM (2012); GM (2014); European U18 Champion (2014).

Boruchovsky became a FIDE master and an IM in 2012. One of Israel's most promising up and coming juniors, he easily won an 18-game GM norm at the 13th European Individual Championship (2012) when he scored an amazing 6.5/11 (+4 -2 =5) for a TPR of 2650, adding the tournament's best ELO increment for a player of 65.7 rating points. He was runner up in the 2012 European U16 Championship, and won the European U18 Championship in 2014. He played board 2 for Kfar Saba Chess Club at the European Club Cup (2013), scoring 5/7 and returning a 2655 TPR, thereby scoring a 9-game GM norm under FIDE's rule that allows for this is Continental Team Championships. In October 2014, he won the European Youth U18 Championship outright with 7.5/9, half a point ahead of runner up Daniil Yuffa.

Domestic tournament and league results since 2005: Photo:

Wikipedia article: Avital Boruchovsky

Last update 6 Nov 2014

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 156  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. I Nyzhnyk vs A Boruchovsky 1-037 2006 EU-ch U10C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. A Boruchovsky vs I Bitensky  0-149 2008 IM tournamentB06 Robatsch
3. A Boruchovsky vs A Axelrod  ½-½40 2008 IM tournamentC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
4. G Popilski vs A Boruchovsky  1-036 2008 IM tournamentD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. A Boruchovsky vs D Kudischewitsch  0-134 2008 IM tournamentB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. A Boruchovsky vs D Dubov  0-145 2008 EU-ch U12 18thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. M Klenburg vs A Boruchovsky  1-040 2008 IM tournamentA07 King's Indian Attack
8. A Boruchovsky vs Wei Chao Chu  1-020 2010 WYCC Open U14B22 Sicilian, Alapin
9. A Boruchovsky vs D Gershkowich  ½-½68 2010 1st Int FestivalC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
10. B Ivekovic vs A Boruchovsky  0-135 2010 WYCC Open U14C77 Ruy Lopez
11. A Boruchovsky vs K Izzat  0-134 2010 WYCC Open U14B22 Sicilian, Alapin
12. F Boscolo vs A Boruchovsky  0-122 2010 WYCC Open U14C80 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. E Nakar vs A Boruchovsky  0-143 2010 1st Int FestivalC77 Ruy Lopez
14. A Boruchovsky vs S Kreiner  1-045 2010 WYCC Open U14C78 Ruy Lopez
15. S Gagare vs A Boruchovsky  0-170 2010 WYCC Open U14E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
16. A Boruchovsky vs J Rabinovich  1-079 2010 1st Int FestivalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
17. A Boruchovsky vs O Bortnyk  0-127 2010 WYCC Open U14B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
18. A Boruchovsky vs M Nedobora  0-184 2010 1st Int FestivalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. S Vaibhav vs A Boruchovsky  1-031 2010 WYCC Open U14C80 Ruy Lopez, Open
20. D Kudischewitsch vs A Boruchovsky  ½-½52 2010 1st Int FestivalA04 Reti Opening
21. G Nasuta vs A Boruchovsky  ½-½51 2010 WYCC Open U14C80 Ruy Lopez, Open
22. A Boruchovsky vs T Laurusas  1-087 2010 WYCC Open U14B22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. M Efroimski vs A Boruchovsky  0-123 2010 1st Int FestivalD02 Queen's Pawn Game
24. A Boruchovsky vs A Monev  1-031 2010 WYCC Open U14B40 Sicilian
25. A Boruchovsky vs N Guliyev  0-141 2011 12th European Individual ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
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  wordfunph: FM Boruchovsky's gallant stand against monster Shakh!

Mamedyarov vs A Boruchovsky, 2012


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  waustad: He picked up over 65 elo in the European Individual Champs.
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  Penguincw: Boruchovsky also beat Boris Savchenko in the last round.

His TPR was 2650. In fact, he performed so well, that it was good enough for a GM norm!

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  wordfunph: grats to FM Boruchovsky for snatching a GM norm plus a whopping +65.7 elo!

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Boruchovsky also won a swag of games in the powerful Israeli National League so he's already been jostling elbow to elbow with IMs and GMs. These results bring him right up near the top of the U16 division not far behind 1997-born almost-GMs Suri Vaibhav and Grigoriy Oparin, and maybe even ahead of IM Mikhail Antipov.

He has a way to go to catch up with the likes of the top U16s like the 1996-born GMs Nyzhnyk, Rapport and Dubov, but a few more rating periods like this one and that could be sooner than we think.

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  rookey1986: Some great imaginative chess by the young Israeli:

Aug-21-14  BIDMONFA: Avital Boruchovsky


Mar-16-15  Eastfrisian: Hm, what is right? Bidmonfa has as birthdate 16.May and chessgames 16.March.
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  Penguincw: Pretend the date on this post is May 19th:

Congrats to 24th seed GM Avital Boruchovsky (2517) for taking sole lead at the Zalakaros Open with just 3 rounds to go. He leads with 5/6, and will face 14th seed IM Dennis Wagner (2572) in R7 with black.

Boruchovsky would beat Wagner, but then lose with white to 6th seed GM Kovalenko (2650) (the eventually winner) and then draw 7th seed GM Adhiban to finish with 6.5/9 (+5,-1,=3) and 2nd place. He still won a stunning 24.2 rating points.

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