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Vladislav Kovalev
V Kovalev 
European Chess Team Championship, Warsaw, 2013.
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Number of games in database: 705
Years covered: 2008 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2655 (2624 rapid, 2553 blitz)

Overall record: +192 -75 =207 (62.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 231 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (123) 
    B20 B30 B51 B90 B53
 Queen's Pawn Game (43) 
    A45 D02 D00 A40
 French Defense (40) 
    C07 C03 C05 C10 C11
 Ruy Lopez (37) 
    C67 C78 C91 C65 C81
 French Tarrasch (29) 
    C07 C03 C05 C04 C09
 Caro-Kann (21) 
    B18 B10 B12 B13 B11
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (100) 
    E94 E81 E92 E62 E60
 Ruy Lopez (85) 
    C92 C78 C77 C95 C84
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (49) 
    C92 C84 C95 C91 C96
 Giuoco Piano (19) 
    C53 C50
 Sicilian (17) 
    B33 B22 B29 B25 B31
 English (16) 
    A15 A16 A10 A14 A19
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Kovalev vs J Martin Duque, 2017 1-0
   V Kovalev vs V Zarubitski, 2017 1-0
   V Kovalev vs Valiantsin Yezhel, 2017 1-0
   V Kovalev vs T Nabaty, 2011 1-0
   V Kovalev vs Dlugy, 2015 1-0
   T Iljin vs V Kovalev, 2017 0-1
   V Kovalev vs P Maghsoodloo, 2019 1-0
   Tingjie Lei vs V Kovalev, 2016 0-1
   V Kovalev vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2018 1/2-1/2
   V Kovalev vs Kramnik, 2018 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Challengers (2019)
   Aeroflot Open (2018)
   Russian Team Championship (Major League) (2017)
   Aeroflot Open (2017)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   World Youth Championship (2012)
   Sharjah Masters (2018)
   World Junior Championship (2012)
   World Junior Championship (2014)
   European Individual Championship (2013)
   Chess Olympiad (2018)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2017)
   European Championship (2019)

   🏆 Isle of Man Grand Swiss
   V Kovalev vs Karjakin (Oct-21-19) 1/2-1/2
   Svidler vs V Kovalev (Oct-20-19) 1/2-1/2
   V Kovalev vs Nakamura (Oct-19-19) 0-1
   R Wojtaszek vs V Kovalev (Oct-18-19) 0-1
   McShane vs V Kovalev (Oct-17-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jan-06-1994, 25 years old) Belarus

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FM (2008); IM (2012); GM (2013).

Kovalev won his IM norms at the 2010 Chigorin Memorial, the Perm 2011 IM Tournament, and at the World Junior Championships (2011). He won his GM norms at the 2013 Belarus Championship, the Moscow Open 2013 and at the European Individual Championships (2013). In October 2013, he won silver for board 2 playing for Minsk in the European Club Cup (2013). In July 2015 he was =1st (2nd on tiebreak to Aleksej Gennadyevich Aleksandrov) at the Minsk Open. Winning the Aeroflot Open (2018), he qualified for Dortmund (2018).

Wikipedia article: Vladislav Kovalev

Last updated: 2018-02-28 17:19:30

 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 705  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Draskovic vs V Kovalev  0-1352008EU-ch U14 18thB33 Sicilian
2. V Kovalev vs D Savoisky  1-0262008EU-ch U14 18thB30 Sicilian
3. J Kotainy vs V Kovalev 0-1282008EU-ch U14 18thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. V Kovalev vs A Feher  1-0332008EU-ch U14 18thB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. U Bajarani vs V Kovalev  1-0492008EU-ch U14 18thB33 Sicilian
6. V Kovalev vs K Nikologorskiy  1-0532008EU-ch U14 18thB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. V Fedoseev vs V Kovalev  0-1602008EU-ch U14 18thC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. V Kovalev vs C Sochacki  ½-½652008EU-ch U14 18thC11 French
9. K Grigoryan vs V Kovalev  ½-½1192008EU-ch U14 18thC44 King's Pawn Game
10. A Giri vs V Kovalev  ½-½772008World's Youth StarsC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
11. N Paikidze vs V Kovalev  ½-½222008World's Youth StarsE92 King's Indian
12. S Ionov vs V Kovalev  ½-½362009Chigorin Memorial OpenE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
13. V Kovalev vs J Tihonov  ½-½102009Chigorin Memorial OpenE15 Queen's Indian
14. S Klimov vs V Kovalev  1-0262009Chigorin Memorial OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
15. V Kovalev vs O Naumenko  1-0572009Chigorin Memorial OpenB30 Sicilian
16. H Simonian vs V Kovalev  1-0272009Chigorin Memorial OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
17. Kharlov vs V Kovalev  ½-½392010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. M Mozharov vs V Kovalev  ½-½582010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
19. D Dubov vs V Kovalev  ½-½162010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
20. V Kovalev vs V Ponfilenok  ½-½292010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenC18 French, Winawer
21. S Bogdanovich vs V Kovalev  1-0682010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
22. V Kovalev vs A Stukopin  1-0272010WY U-16 OlympiadB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
23. V Kovalev vs V S Gujrathi  ½-½362010WY U-16 OlympiadB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
24. V Kovalev vs R Edouard  0-1392010European Blitz ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
25. R Edouard vs V Kovalev  1-0702010European Blitz ChampionshipE81 King's Indian, Samisch
 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 705  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-21-13  BIDMONFA: Vladislav Kovalev

KOVALEV, Vladislav

Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: A striking looking blonde:

Not to be confused with the Vladislav Kovalev alleged to be one of the Minsk subway bombers:

Aug-25-18  technical draw: He may be top ten material.
Jan-27-19  Ilkka Salonen: So, I guess we will hear more of this guy in a year, at least, as he just won the Challengers in Wijk aan Zee and the tradition is that Challengers' winner will participate in the Masters tournament next year.
Jan-27-19  SueursFroides: This guy deserve so much more comments, another superb Victory in tata Steel challengers 2018! Contrats !
Jan-28-19  nummerzwei: I think that along with Shankland, Kovalev is currently the most up-and-coming young chess professional.

It's actually the second time he's won a qualifier for a round robin event in quite a short time, the first being Dortmund 2018, where he did very well.

Who knows, maybe organizers will be inviting him of their own accord at some point?

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Kovalev wins Tata Steel Challengers (2019) with 10/13, the only undefeated player. His wins came in bunches.

Good luck for 2020!

< SueursFroides: This guy deserve so much more comments, another superb Victory in tata Steel challengers 2018! Contrats ! >

2018. ;)

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