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Andrei Vasilyevich Kovalev
Number of games in database: 333
Years covered: 1981 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2518 (2454 rapid, 2465 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2580

Overall record: +126 -61 =139 (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 (65) 
    B30 B31 B90 B47 B52
 Ruy Lopez (33) 
    C92 C95 C84 C65 C78
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (17) 
    C92 C95 C84 C99 C97
 French Defense (16) 
    C16 C18 C11 C01 C10
 Caro-Kann (10) 
    B18 B12 B19 B15 B17
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (8) 
    B62 B61 B67 B63 B65
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (63) 
    B22 B23 B90 B58 B60
 King's Indian (52) 
    E94 E63 E92 E67 E66
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (12) 
    B60 B67 B62 B65 B64
 Sicilian Najdorf (10) 
    B90 B97 B92 B95
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C95 C84 C97 C67 C69
 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
   J Magem Badals vs A V Kovalev, 1999 0-1
   B Avrukh vs A V Kovalev, 1999 0-1
   A V Kovalev vs Piket, 2001 1/2-1/2

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

   🏆 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 14; games 1-25 of 333  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Chekhov vs A V Kovalev  1-0541981Sokolsky memE92 King's Indian
2. Lutikov vs A V Kovalev  1-0381981Sokolsky memE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
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. Lputian vs A V Kovalev  1-0621988URS-ch otbor56E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
9. A V Kovalev vs Yermolinsky  1-0371988URS-ch otbor56B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
10. A V Kovalev vs Kupreichik  1-0341988URS-ch otbor56C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. A V Kovalev vs Khalifman  ½-½141988URS-ch FL56B58 Sicilian
12. Yurtaev vs A V Kovalev  0-1521988URS-ch FL56E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
13. A V Kovalev vs Dreev  0-1411988URS-ch FL56C13 French
14. Romanishin vs A V Kovalev  0-1331988URS-ch FL56A04 Reti Opening
15. V Tukmakov vs A V Kovalev  ½-½271988URS-ch FL56A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
16. A V Kovalev vs Yermolinsky  1-0281988URS-ch FL56C15 French, Winawer
17. E Vladimirov vs A V Kovalev  1-0431989Berlin opE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
18. J Lechtynsky vs A V Kovalev  1-0651989Kecskemet op1E61 King's Indian
19. Kharlov vs A V Kovalev  0-1611989URS Army-chTB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. A V Kovalev vs Jansa 1-0511990Peer Gynt InternationalB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
21. Chekhov vs A V Kovalev  ½-½181990Peer Gynt InternationalE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
22. M Brodsky vs A V Kovalev  0-1441990Bela Crkva opB89 Sicilian
23. A V Kovalev vs Uhlmann  ½-½181990PorzC18 French, Winawer
24. A V Kovalev vs Kazimierz Zowada  1-03419908th Katowice OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
25. N Davies vs A V Kovalev  0-1601990Gausdal InternationalA07 King's Indian Attack
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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.
Dec-20-04  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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