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Pelletier 
 
Yannick Pelletier
Number of games in database: 783
Years covered: 1991 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2572
Highest rating achieved in database: 2611
Overall record: +207 -169 =355 (52.6%)*
   * 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 (40) 
    E97 E94 E91 E92 E85
 English (36) 
    A15 A17 A13 A16 A14
 Slav (32) 
    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:
 Sicilian (84) 
    B48 B90 B47 B23 B52
 French Defense (81) 
    C10 C03 C18 C01 C02
 French (39) 
    C10 C00 C11
 Semi-Slav (30) 
    D47 D43 D45 D44 D48
 Queen's Indian (29) 
    E15 E16 E12 E14 E13
 Nimzo Indian (28) 
    E32 E46 E56 E20 E21
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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)
   Trophee Universitaire (2006)
   Gibtelecom Chess Festival (2006)
   Swiss Championship (2006)
   European Team Chess Championships (2007)
   Zurich Chess Club 200th Anniversary (2009)
   French Team Championships (2011)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   Cap D'Agde (2013)

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

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YANNICK PELLETIER
(born Sep-22-1976) Switzerland

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Yannick Pelletier was born in Biel, Switzerland. A GM since 2001, he is a four-time Swiss champion (1995, 2000, 2002, 2010) 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 32; games 1-25 of 783  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. V Arapovic vs Pelletier  1-027 1991 Biel MTO opB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
2. Pelletier vs Kulaots  0-141 1992 Wch U16E85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
3. Pelletier vs J Daudzvardis  1-033 1992 Biel MTO OpenA44 Old Benoni Defense
4. Pelletier vs V Milov  0-167 1993 Biel opD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
5. Pelletier vs Chiburdanidze  ½-½12 1994 BielA04 Reti Opening
6. Pelletier vs Pinter  0-147 1994 Ch France (team)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
7. R Forster vs Pelletier  ½-½34 1994 BielC00 French Defense
8. Vaganian vs Pelletier  1-048 1994 It (cat.10)A06 Reti Opening
9. Razuvaev vs Pelletier  1-039 1995 Biel MTO opD23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. Pelletier vs Arnd Weigler  ½-½52 1995 SUI-chTA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
11. Ftacnik vs Pelletier  1-029 1995 Neuchatel opD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. Y Shulman vs Pelletier  ½-½23 1995 Wch U20D85 Grunfeld
13. Pelletier vs B Ivanovic  ½-½45 1996 Yerevan ol (Men)A68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack
14. I Rogers vs Pelletier  1-035 1996 Credis Biel SUIB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
15. Krasenkow vs Pelletier  ½-½44 1996 32nd ol Yerevan ARMA30 English, Symmetrical
16. Pelletier vs Sutovsky  0-148 1996 Credis Biel SUIE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
17. Pelletier vs E Kengis 0-175 1996 Yerevan ol (Men)A10 English
18. Pelletier vs Korchnoi  0-152 1996 Rehhag cup Bern SUIE17 Queen's Indian
19. J Sriram vs Pelletier  ½-½28 1996 XXXV WJuChD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
20. Anand vs Pelletier 1-037 1997 Credit Suisse, Biel SUIB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
21. Pelletier vs M Palac  ½-½38 1997 4th World Team ChE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. Pelletier vs V Milov  0-143 1997 Biel Credit SuisseE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
23. Pelletier vs Karpov 0-138 1997 01, Credit Suisse, Biel SUIE12 Queen's Indian
24. V Grabliauskas vs Pelletier  0-149 1997 EU-chT (Men)D85 Grunfeld
25. Gelfand vs Pelletier  ½-½66 1997 Biel Credit SuisseA30 English, Symmetrical
 page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 783  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Mar-30-06  AlexandraThess: He is hot i would say
Mar-30-06  Open Defence: <AlexandraThess> yes a real hottie wow
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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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.
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