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Pelletier 
 
Yannick Pelletier
Number of games in database: 806
Years covered: 1991 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2574 (2644 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2624
Overall record: +209 -175 =370 (52.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      52 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (41) 
    E97 E94 E91 E92 E85
 English (36) 
    A15 A17 A13 A16 A14
 Slav (34) 
    D15 D19 D11 D18 D16
 Queen's Indian (29) 
    E15 E12 E16 E17 E13
 Queen's Gambit Declined (21) 
    D38 D37 D31 D30 D39
 English, 1 c4 c5 (21) 
    A33 A34 A30 A35 A32
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (85) 
    C10 C03 C18 C01 C02
 Sicilian (84) 
    B48 B90 B47 B23 B52
 French (42) 
    C10 C00 C11
 Semi-Slav (30) 
    D47 D43 D45 D44 D48
 Nimzo Indian (30) 
    E32 E46 E56 E47 E20
 Queen's Indian (29) 
    E15 E16 E12 E14 E13
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Sadler vs Pelletier, 2003 0-1
   Carlsen vs Pelletier, 2007 0-1
   Pelletier vs Carlsen, 2005 1-0
   Pelletier vs Nakamura, 2005 1-0
   Pelletier vs Vallejo-Pons, 2002 1-0
   Judit Polgar vs Pelletier, 2013 0-1
   Pelletier vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2007 1-0
   Navara vs Pelletier, 2010 0-1
   Pelletier vs Radjabov, 2007 1/2-1/2
   Pelletier vs M Mueller, 2005 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Zürich Meister (2004)
   Swiss Championship (2006)
   Trophee Universitaire (2006)
   Cap D'Agde (2013)
   Zurich Chess Club 200th Anniversary (2009)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   Gibtelecom Chess Festival (2006)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   French Team Championships (2011)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)

GAMES ANNOTATED BY PELLETIER: [what is this?]
   Sadler vs Pelletier, 2003

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YANNICK PELLETIER
(born Sep-22-1976, 38 years old) Switzerland

[what is this?]
Yannick Pelletier was born in Biel, Switzerland. A GM since 2001, he is a five-time Swiss champion (1995, 2000, 2002, 2010 and 2014) and a regular on his country's Olympiad team. He also represents Switzerland annually at the strong Biel Chess Festival, where he has managed wins against Magnus Carlsen, Ruslan Ponomariov and Viktor Korchnoi, among others. His best-ever Elo rating, 2624, was achieved in January 2003.

In 2008 he was announced as a participant in FIDE's inaugural Grand Prix cycle, as the nominee of the hosting city of Montreux.

Wikipedia article: Yannick Pelletier


 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 806  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. V Arapovic vs Pelletier  1-027 1991 Biel MTO opB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
2. Pelletier vs J Daudzvardis  1-033 1992 Biel MTO OpenA44 Old Benoni Defense
3. Pelletier vs Kulaots  0-141 1992 Wch U16E85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
4. Pelletier vs V Milov  0-167 1993 Biel opD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
5. R Forster vs Pelletier  ½-½34 1994 BielC00 French Defense
6. Pelletier vs Pinter  0-147 1994 Ch France (team)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Vaganian vs Pelletier  1-048 1994 It (cat.10)A06 Reti Opening
8. Pelletier vs Chiburdanidze  ½-½12 1994 BielA04 Reti Opening
9. Ftacnik vs Pelletier  1-029 1995 Neuchatel opD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. Razuvaev vs Pelletier  1-039 1995 Biel MTO opD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. Y Shulman vs Pelletier  ½-½23 1995 Wch U20D85 Grunfeld
12. Pelletier vs A Weigler  ½-½52 1995 SUI-chTA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
13. Pelletier vs Korchnoi  0-152 1996 Rehhag cup Bern SUIE17 Queen's Indian
14. Pelletier vs E Kengis 0-175 1996 Yerevan ol (Men)A10 English
15. Pelletier vs Sutovsky  0-148 1996 Credis Biel SUIE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
16. J Sriram vs Pelletier  ½-½28 1996 XXXV WJuChD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
17. I Rogers vs Pelletier  1-035 1996 Credis Biel SUIB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
18. Krasenkow vs Pelletier  ½-½44 1996 32nd ol Yerevan ARMA30 English, Symmetrical
19. Pelletier vs B Ivanovic  ½-½45 1996 Yerevan ol (Men)A68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack
20. Pelletier vs V Milov  0-143 1997 Biel Credit SuisseE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
21. Pelletier vs M Palac  ½-½38 1997 4th World Team ChE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. V Grabliauskas vs Pelletier  0-149 1997 EU-chT (Men)D85 Grunfeld
23. Gelfand vs Pelletier  ½-½66 1997 Biel Credit SuisseA30 English, Symmetrical
24. Lautier vs Pelletier  ½-½41 1997 Biel Credit SuisseB66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
25. I Zaja vs Pelletier  ½-½39 1997 EU-chT (Men)D85 Grunfeld
 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 806  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Mar-30-06  AlexandraThess: Does anybody know whether he is married?!
Mar-30-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Appaz: That is very chauvinistic ladies. You should respect Mr. Pelletier for his (medicore GM) chess abilities and not for his looks.

(Sorry, somebody has to take the role of intellectual, civilized and asexual, and this time the burden was on me :)

Mar-30-06  Open Defence: < Appaz: That is very chauvinistic ladies. You should respect Mr. Pelletier for his (medicore GM) chess abilities and not for his looks. (Sorry, somebody has to take the role of intellectual, civilized and asexual, and this time the burden was on me :)> Appaz you are needed on the Schripchenko page
Mar-30-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Appaz: <Open Defence> The Skripchenko page and other pages of female players was what I had in mind when commenting! I guess you two had those pages in mind too.
Mar-30-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Jim Bartle: Tweet! Tweet! Blatant heightism.
Jul-25-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  KingG: By the looks of it, this guy is in for a hard time during the rest of Biel. He's seems to be a bit outclassed.
Jul-25-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  suenteus po 147: <KingG> Which is interesting because Pelletier has always been the bottom rated player at Biel but has never placed last. Why is he outclassed <this> year?
Jul-25-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  KingG: <suenteus po 147> I don't know. Maybe he's just in bad form.
Jul-25-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  tamar: Oldest player this year.
Sep-22-06  BIDMONFA: Yannick Pelletier

PELLETIER, Yannick
http://www.bidmonfa.com/pelletier_y...
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Sep-22-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  suenteus po 147: Happy birthday, Pelletier! Maybe next Biel people won't be so quick to predict you as last place :)
Jul-30-07  saad: hi i am back
Jul-31-07  Timex: this guy just beat Carlsen!!
Aug-01-07  Fictivision: this guy just beat Bu!!
Aug-01-07  linux fan: Bu who?
Sep-22-07  Zaius: Knock knock.
Who's there?
Bu.
Bu who?
You don't have to cry about it.
Sep-22-07  King mega: who is Bu?
Sep-22-07  pawnofdoom: "Bu" is probably Bu Xiangzhi , a player Pelletier beat in this game : Y Pelletier vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2007
Jul-24-08  Marmot PFL: <KingG: By the looks of it, this guy is in for a hard time during the rest of Biel. He's seems to be a bit outclassed.>

Posted 2 years ago, and still true today.

Jul-28-08  Udit Narayan: He looks really handsome in this photo:
http://www.chessbase.com/news/2008/...
Jul-29-08  messachess: <AlexandraThess> Forget about him. Marry me. I can be hot. (Sit me out in the sun for a few hours and you'll see.) Oh yes, do you ever date older men? I am 24 (hack! Cough! Wheez!)--or there abouts.
Aug-01-08  dumbgai: Poor Yannick, a year after finishing only half a point behind first (and with chances to catch the leaders in the last round), he ran into a stone wall this year and only scored 1.5/10.
Sep-22-13  Penguincw: Happy Birthday Pelletier.
Jul-09-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: Missing game:

Pelletier - Sutter
Swiss-chT, 06-09-2008

analyzed here:

http://en.chessbase.com/post/master...

Sep-22-14  Penguincw: Happy 38th birthday to GM Yannick Pelletier.

I thought he was the strongest Swiss player out there, but Vadim Milov (born in Russia, citizen of Switzerland) and Sebastian Bogner (born in Germany, citizen of Switzerland) have higher ratings, so let's just say, he's the Strongest Swiss born player. :)

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