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Andrey Esipenko
A Esipenko 
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Number of games in database: 286
Years covered: 2011 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2597 (2605 rapid, 2634 blitz)

Overall record: +65 -43 =104 (55.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 74 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    D02 A45 A50 E10 A46
 Queen's Gambit Declined (21) 
    D37 D39 D31 D38 D30
 Grunfeld (12) 
    D85 D78 D80
 Queen's Indian (12) 
    E15 E17 E16 E12
 King's Indian (9) 
    E90 E60 E66 E81 E67
 Sicilian (9) 
    B90 B32 B33 B51 B69
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (33) 
    B12 B18 B13 B11 B10
 Ruy Lopez (23) 
    C92 C78 C84 C60 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (14) 
    C92 C84 C95 C85 C89
 English (11) 
    A18 A15 A13 A17 A14
 Giuoco Piano (11) 
    C50 C53
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E12 E15 E17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Karjakin vs A Esipenko, 2017 0-1
   A Esipenko vs M Mikadze, 2018 1-0
   A Esipenko vs Shirov, 2018 1-0
   A Triapishko vs A Esipenko, 2019 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Challengers (2019)
   World Junior Championship (2018)
   Karpov Poikovsky (2019)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2019)
   Russian Team Championship (2018)
   European Championship (2019)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2019)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2017)
   Aeroflot Open (2016)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2016)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2018)
   Grand Swiss IoM (2019)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2018)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2018)
   17th Aeroflot Open (Group A) (2019)

   🏆 Grand Swiss IoM
   B Amin vs A Esipenko (Oct-16-19) 1-0
   A Esipenko vs P Cramling (Oct-14-19) 1-0
   A Esipenko vs Aronian (Oct-13-19) 0-1
   Tingjie Lei vs A Esipenko (Oct-13-19) 1/2-1/2
   A Esipenko vs J Houska (Oct-11-19) 1-0

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(born Mar-22-2002, 17 years old) Russia

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Grandmaster (2018).

Esipenko won the European U10 Championship 2012. For this feat he was awarded the title of FIDE Master. He was =1st (2nd on tiebreak) at the 2013 European U12 Championship, (1) at the European U14 Championship in 2015, (2) and at the World U14 Championship 2015 behind the winner Shamsiddin Vokhidov. (3) He scored 6.5/8 for Russia's 2nd board at the 2016 World youth Olympiad. (4) He lost the game against fellow compatriot Semen Lomasov at the 2016 World U14 championship in the 5th round, placing 2nd overall.(8) Nevertheless he followed up by winning the World U16 Championship(5a, 5b), commanding top seat for seven out of 11 rounds and 2 draws after an opener (starting a winning streak of 3 games) to the 2017 WYCC U-16 section in Uruguay. (5a, 5b, 6) Yi Zhu, himself and Szymon Gumularz each tied with 8.5 points at the 2017 WYCC U-16 group(6) to finish the final 11th round. He was also the winner of the European U16 championship 2017. (7)

References /Sources

(1) (2013 EU youth championship); (2) (2015 EU youth championship); (3) (2015 WYCC standings); (4) (team silver at the 2016 WYCO U-16 Olympiad); (5a); (5b); (6) (2017 WYCC U-16); (7), (8) (2014 WYCC U-12 score: 7.5/11 at Durban), (8)

Wikipedia article: Andrey Esipenko

Last updated: 2018-04-11 02:39:30

 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 286  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Gubanov vs A Esipenko  1-0422011Dvorkovich Mem openB40 Sicilian
2. M Panarin vs A Esipenko  ½-½462012Doroshkevicha Mem OpenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
3. A Esipenko vs J Prizant 0-1102012Doroshkevicha Mem OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
4. O Privorotsky vs A Esipenko  0-1452014Polugaevsky MemorialE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
5. A Esipenko vs A Timofeev  0-1472014Polugaevsky MemorialD80 Grunfeld
6. A Oshevnev vs A Esipenko  1-0532014Polugaevsky MemorialB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. A Esipenko vs A Geshko  1-0552014Polugaevsky MemorialD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. I Garifullin vs A Esipenko  ½-½372014Polugaevsky MemorialB20 Sicilian
9. A Esipenko vs M Baraeva  1-0452014Polugaevsky MemorialD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
10. R Vildanov vs A Esipenko  0-1482014Polugaevsky MemorialB20 Sicilian
11. A Esipenko vs P Smirnov  ½-½412014Polugaevsky MemorialE81 King's Indian, Samisch
12. D Kokarev vs A Esipenko  1-0292014Polugaevsky MemorialB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
13. A Esipenko vs M Bluebaum  0-1442016Aeroflot OpenA04 Reti Opening
14. N Maiorov vs A Esipenko  0-1552016Aeroflot OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
15. A Esipenko vs U Eliseev  ½-½592016Aeroflot OpenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
16. D Khismatullin vs A Esipenko 0-1362016Aeroflot OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
17. A Esipenko vs Wei Yi 0-1542016Aeroflot OpenA04 Reti Opening
18. S Azarov vs A Esipenko  ½-½372016Aeroflot OpenC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. T L Petrosian vs A Esipenko  1-0372016Aeroflot OpenD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
20. A Esipenko vs S M Shyam  ½-½562016Aeroflot OpenD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
21. Kulaots vs A Esipenko  0-1482016Aeroflot OpenC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. A Esipenko vs I Khairullin  1-0392016Russian Championship Higher LeagueB32 Sicilian
23. D Kokarev vs A Esipenko  1-0492016Russian Championship Higher LeagueC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
24. A Esipenko vs E Romanov  ½-½692016Russian Championship Higher LeagueC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. Ivan Popov vs A Esipenko  0-1432016Russian Championship Higher LeagueC50 Giuoco Piano
 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 286  PGN Download
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Oct-22-14  fisayo123: No Kibitz yet :)
Oct-14-15  BIDMONFA: Andrey Esipenko


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  sonia91: =1st and 2nd on tiebreak also at the 2015 World U14 Championship:
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  sonia91: Happy 14th birthday!

He achieved a GM norm in the Aeroflot Open (2016).

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  sonia91: This boy achieved another GM norm at the European Individual Chess Championship (2017) with a performnce of 2618:
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  sonia91: Esipenko won the gold medal in the World U16:

He is also the highest rated player, at 2540, of the entire 2017 WYCC event.

Someone should also add in the bio that he was part of the winning World Team at the USA vs Rest of the World 2017 match for juniors.

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  sonia91: He achieved his final GM norm in Germany:
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  PhilFeeley: If he was 2540, why doesn't he have the GM title already? He's "only" 2438 in Riyadh.
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  PhilFeeley: Okay, I guess 2438 is his rapid rating.
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  ketchuplover: Down goes Karjakin!
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  sonia91: <If he was 2540, why doesn't he have the GM title already?>

A 2500+ rating doesn't guarantee the GM title, you need also 3 <norms>, which Esipenko has fulfilled in Germany recently as I posted just above your comment.

Jan-25-18  waustad: So will he count for a player like Dragnev as a GM for norm purposes? It probably won't matter, since if he gets another GM norm at Gibtel, he'll have played enough GMs.
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  wordfunph: he scalped Karjakin, Dreev and Shirov.
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  sonia91: He will play in Wijk aan Zee Challengers 2019:

Recently he played on the top board for Russia in the U16 Chess Olympiad in Turkey, but it was not a great tournament for both him and his team (which was the defending champion).

Dec-09-18  paavoh: Great finish 10,5/13 for the shared first in the EU Rapid Championship.
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  ketchuplover: Down goes Keymer!
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  sonia91: Today he beat Boris Gelfand in the European Championship (2019), during which Esipenko turned 17 three days ago. This is his 5th win a row, after rd 2 loss to Golubka, and he's now on 6/7.

In January Esipenko did well at Tata Steel Challengers (2019), where he scored 8.5/13 for a shared 2nd place with Maksim Chigaev and Benjamin Gledura.

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  wordfunph: GM Esipenko over Ponomariov 1.5-0.5 in WC 1st round, olalahhh..
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