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Andrei Vasilyevich Kovalev
Number of games in database: 321
Years covered: 1981 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2518 (2454 rapid, 2465 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2580

Overall record: +122 -59 =133 (60.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 7 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (62) 
    B30 B31 B90 B47 B52
 Ruy Lopez (32) 
    C92 C95 C65 C78 C84
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (17) 
    C92 C95 C84 C97 C99
 French Defense (16) 
    C18 C16 C10 C01 C11
 Caro-Kann (10) 
    B18 B12 B15 B17 B19
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (8) 
    B62 B61 B65 B67 B63
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (61) 
    B22 B23 B58 B90 B30
 King's Indian (50) 
    E94 E63 E92 E67 E66
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (11) 
    B62 B60 B65 B67 B64
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B90 B92 B97 B95
 King's Indian Attack (6) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 A46
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A V Kovalev vs H Stevic, 2004 1-0
   M Stoinev vs A V Kovalev, 1992 0-1
   A V Kovalev vs A Minasian, 1996 1-0
   A V Kovalev vs Piket, 2001 1/2-1/2
   J Magem Badals vs A V Kovalev, 1999 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   European Club Cup (2009)

   🏆 FSGM March
   M Colpe vs A V Kovalev (Mar-12-17) 0-1
   A V Kovalev vs P Iniyan (Mar-11-17) 1-0
   A Czebe vs A V Kovalev (Mar-10-17) 1/2-1/2
   A V Kovalev vs R Torma (Mar-08-17) 1-0
   I Chekletsov vs A V Kovalev (Mar-07-17) 0-1

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(born Nov-07-1961, 57 years old) Belarus

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GM Andrei Vasilyevich Kovalev was Belarusian champion in 2000. In 2005 he won the Czech open in Pardubice, just ahead of Sergei Azarov. Winner of First Saturday GM in May 2010. =2nd at the Czech Open in 2015. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer and coach/captain of the 2012 Belarus Olympiad team.

Last updated: 2018-03-06 13:10:21

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 321  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Lutikov vs A V Kovalev  1-0381981Sokolsky memE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
2. Chekhov vs A V Kovalev  1-0541981Sokolsky memE92 King's Indian
3. Gelfand vs A V Kovalev  0-1381983BLR-chB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
4. A V Kovalev vs Dreev  1-020198618th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
5. G G Sagalchik vs A V Kovalev 1-0411987USSRE73 King's Indian
6. A V Kovalev vs Smirin  0-1391987BLR-chB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
7. K Kunze vs A V Kovalev 0-191988Erfurt ttA00 Uncommon Opening
8. A V Kovalev vs Yermolinsky  1-0371988URS-ch otbor56B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
9. A V Kovalev vs Kupreichik  1-0341988URS-ch otbor56C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. Yurtaev vs A V Kovalev  0-1521988URS-ch FL56E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
11. A V Kovalev vs Dreev  0-1411988URS-ch FL56C13 French
12. Romanishin vs A V Kovalev  0-1331988URS-ch FL56A04 Reti Opening
13. V Tukmakov vs A V Kovalev  ½-½271988URS-ch FL56A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
14. A V Kovalev vs Yermolinsky  1-0281988URS-ch FL56C15 French, Winawer
15. A V Kovalev vs Khalifman  ½-½141988URS-ch FL56B58 Sicilian
16. E Vladimirov vs A V Kovalev  1-0431989Berlin opE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
17. J Lechtynsky vs A V Kovalev  1-0651989Kecskemet op1E61 King's Indian
18. Kharlov vs A V Kovalev  0-1611989URS Army-chTB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. A V Kovalev vs Jansa 1-0511990Peer Gynt InternationalB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. Chekhov vs A V Kovalev  ½-½181990Peer Gynt InternationalE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
21. M Brodsky vs A V Kovalev  0-1441990Bela Crkva opB89 Sicilian
22. A V Kovalev vs Uhlmann  ½-½181990PorzC18 French, Winawer
23. A V Kovalev vs Kazimierz Zowada  1-03419908th Katowice OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
24. N Davies vs A V Kovalev  0-1601990Gausdal InternationalA07 King's Indian Attack
25. Kotronias vs A V Kovalev  ½-½61990Gausdal InternationalC07 French, Tarrasch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-20-04  nikolaas: Who is this fellow? FIDE nor NICbase nor Chessbase have him on their player list.
Dec-20-04  zorro: Not in Fide list? Are u sure? My DB has 804 games of this guy.
Premium Chessgames Member
  acirce: He is on FIDE's list, rated 2575.

He's currently #4 in Belarus, just ahead of Azarov who drew Kasparov in Cesme recently.

Dec-20-04  arifattar: <zorro> Why don't you submit those games to Chessgames?
Dec-20-04  nikolaas: strange, I only foung a serey and a dmitri when I searched on FIDE. Perhaps I mistyped his name.
Jul-30-05  Mameluk: Kovalev just won Czech open in Pardubice. Just ahead of Azarov:) Congratulations!
Nov-07-06  BIDMONFA: Andrei Kovalev


Premium Chessgames Member

He is the winner of First Saturday GM May 2010:, congratulations!

Aug-19-11  siggemannen: no games since 2009? something's fishy
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Andrei Kovalev.
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