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Anita Gara
Number of games in database: 239
Years covered: 1994 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2354 (2335 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2382

Overall record: +93 -64 =66 (56.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 16 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (58) 
    B30 B42 B22 B20 B32
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C77 C78 C92 C80 C84
 French Defense (10) 
    C02 C12 C10 C14 C17
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B12 B19 B13 B15 B17
 Sicilian Kan (7) 
    B42 B43
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (6) 
    B63 B62 B61 B65
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (40) 
    B46 B33 B20 B27 B70
 Queen's Pawn Game (14) 
    A40 A46 D02 A41 A45
 Tarrasch Defense (11) 
    D34 D32
 Sicilian Taimanov (8) 
    B46 B48 B47
 Chigorin Defense (6) 
 King's Indian (6) 
    E81 E62 E80 E67
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Gara vs G Franchini, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2017)
   17th European Team Championship (Women) (2009)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   European Team Chess Championships (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2016)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2016)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)

   Lahno vs A Gara (Apr-22-17) 1/2-1/2
   A Gara vs A Muzychuk (Apr-21-17) 1-0
   E Polovnikova-Atalik vs A Gara (Apr-20-17) 0-1
   A Gara vs S Petrenko (Apr-19-17) 1-0
   M R Nechaeva vs A Gara (Apr-17-17) 1-0

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(born Mar-04-1983, 34 years old) Hungary

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Gara is an IM and a WGM. She was Hungarian women's champion in 2000, 2001, 2009 and 2013. Her sister is Ticia Gara.

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 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 240  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Gara vs J Jackova  0-130 1994 Ch Europe (cadets) (under 12) (g)C29 Vienna Gambit
2. Imola Totos vs A Gara  0-139 1997 HUN-ch U18/20 GirlsA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. A Gara vs M Litinskaya-Shul  1-080 1997 Dresden (Women)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
4. A Gara vs I Borocz  0-144 1998 Budapest Spring opB42 Sicilian, Kan
5. A Gara vs A Breier  1-031 1998 Budapest FS04 IMB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
6. A Gara vs Wang Yu  0-123 1998 Wch U16 GirlsC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
7. N Medvegy vs A Gara  ½-½76 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)B33 Sicilian
8. A Gara vs M Goczo  1-023 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)C12 French, McCutcheon
9. K Decsey vs A Gara  1-067 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
10. Julia Horvath vs A Gara  1-052 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
11. A Gara vs N Lakos  1-053 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. A Gara vs M Grabics  ½-½61 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
13. I Madl vs A Gara  ½-½94 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)B40 Sicilian
14. A Gara vs T Gara  ½-½13 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
15. A Gara vs A Csoke  1-050 1999 Ch Hungary (w), Lillafured (Hungary)B32 Sicilian
16. Bu Xiangzhi vs A Gara  1-074 1999 FSIM MarchE81 King's Indian, Samisch
17. A Gara vs Y Dembo  ½-½62 2000 t-EuCh U18 GirlsB56 Sicilian
18. E Paehtz vs A Gara 1-033 2000 t-EuCh U18 GirlsB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
19. A Gara vs C Miron  1-042 2000 t-EuCh U18 GirlsC10 French
20. A Gara vs C Moshina  ½-½64 2000 t-EuCh U18 GirlsB33 Sicilian
21. A Karlovich vs A Gara  ½-½31 2000 t-EuCh U18 GirlsB50 Sicilian
22. A Gara vs Pokorna ½-½73 2000 t-EuCh U18 GirlsC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
23. Nadezda Stojanovic vs A Gara  0-127 2000 t-EuCh U18 GirlsB89 Sicilian
24. Julia Horvath vs A Gara  0-138 2000 ch-HUN WomenA10 English
25. A Gara vs Y Dembo  0-140 2000 ch-HUN WomenB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
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  Benzol: Another Lady Grandmaster.
Oct-22-05  lopium: lol. Seems easy to be a GM nowadays. A maximum rating of 2344 made her GM with I guess some other stuff, like to win some tournament.
Jan-09-06  EmperorAtahualpa: She's quite a pretty lady too!

Jan-09-06  Father Karras: <EmperorAtahualpa> Thou shalt not commit adultery. I suspect you have done this in your mind, as you seem overly interested in these temptations of women.
Jan-09-06  hintza: How will he sleep at night? :S
Jan-10-06  Father Karras: <hintza> Presently - very easily, without doubt. He will sleep less easily if he knew the fate that follows such souls.
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  meloncio: <Father Karras> Nice nickname! :-)
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  Tabanus: WGM Anita Gara, Hungary, born 1983. Her country's Woman's Champion 2000 and 2001. Current rating 2365

Older sister of Ticia Gara

Mar-05-11  BLarsen1967: Anita G. won the Hungarian Championship(w) 2009 with 7 out of 9 - here's her game against Sar Toth

[Event "HUN-Ch Women, Eger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2009.08.26"]
[Round "6.1"]
[White "Gara, Anita"]
[Black "Toth, Sarolta"]
[Result "1-0"]
[BlackElo "2236"]
[ECO "B95"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Bc5 6. Nb3 Ba7 7. Qg4 Nf6 8. Qg3 Nc6 9. Nc3 d6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bd2 b5 12. O-O-O b4 13. Na4 Bd7 14. Qxd6 Bb8 15. Qc5 Ba7 16. Qc4 Ne5 17. Qxb4 Nxd3+ 18. cxd3 Rb8 19. Qa3 Ng4 20. Be1 Nxf2 21. Bxf2 Bxf2 22. Kb1 Bh4 23. Nac5 Bb5 24. d4 O-O 25. Qa5 Qd6 26. g3 Be7 27. Qc3 Rfc8 28. Rc1 Qb6 29. Rc2 Rc7 30. e5 Rbc8 31. Rhc1 Bg5 32. Rd1 Be7 33. Qe1 Bc6 34. Rd3 Bd5 35. Rdc3 Qb5 36. a4 Qb6 37. Qe2 Qa7 38. a5 Rb8 39. Qd3 Rb5 40. Qe3 Bxc5 41. Nxc5 Rxa5 42. Nxe6 Rxc3 43. Qxc3 Bxe6 44. Qxa5 Bf5 45. Qc5 Qb7 46. Ka1 Bxc2 47. Qxc2 Qh1+ 48. Qb1 Qxh2 49. Qe4 Qxg3 50. d5 Qg1+ 51. Ka2 Qd1 52. d6 f5 53. Qc6 Kh7 54. e6 a5 55. e7 a4 56. Qc4 Qe1 57. Qf7 1-0

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  PhilFeeley: <Father Karras: <EmperorAtahualpa> Thou shalt not commit adultery. I suspect you have done this in your mind, as you seem overly interested in these temptations of women.>

I hope you were speaking facetiously, as such monitoring of others' comments is so lame. One can appreciate the beauty of another person without it leading to adultery.

Nov-08-13  waustad: Though the Hungarians lost on the top two boards today in the ETCC, the bottom 2 boards came through to garner a tie with Belarus. Anita Gara's endgame win clinched the deal.
May-25-14  waustad: While looking for more information about Zalakaros Chess Festival I ran across this site that has lots of pictures of the Gara sisters and other Hungarian chess people.

May-25-14  Refused:

The club she plays for in Germany has her an Anita Gara section on their homepage.

May-25-14  waustad: Thanks for the info. German is also a lot more readable for me than Magyar. I was disappointed that Ticia didn't play any games in the FBL this last year. Sadly, both sisters seem to be shedding a fair amount of elo at the Zalakaros Chess Festival with both starting with 0.5/3. They quickly got to boards below the ones equipped with DGT boards.
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  perfidious: <waustad: German is also a lot more readable for me than Magyar....>

While I am fluent in neither language, that is true for me as well. Magyar looks a handful, whereas I can make some sense of German most of the time.

May-26-14  Refused: Waustad the link I gave was not to a Womens' team btw. She plays/played in the regular Team of Gro▀hansdorf on board 1.

That team managed to relegate this eason from the Landesliga Hamburg (4th highest class). Which was utterly surprising.

Gara played in 7 rounds and scored 5.5 points there. She drew against FM Holger Hebbinghaus and lost to IM Jonathan Calstedt - the strongest player in this class.

May-26-14  Refused: *Carlstedt I meant. stupid typo.
Jun-08-14  waustad: I was wondering about the IM title with the highest rating posted here, but her highest listed on the FIDE card is 2405. With norms that would qualify.
Sep-30-14  waustad: After her third round win today against GM Evgeny Romanov she is leading the Oslo Open with 2.5/3.
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Nov-27-14  waustad: <HHM>That is Almira Skripchenko. This is Anita Gara:
Jan-31-16  waustad: Her play in Gibraltar has been up and down. When she's been paired down, she's won. She's also been paired with Rapport, Naiditsch and Short and lost all of those games. Tomorrow she's taking a 1/2 point bye.
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