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A Galliamova 
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Alisa Galliamova
Number of games in database: 727
Years covered: 1987 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2471 (2440 rapid, 2403 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2554
Overall record: +323 -213 =186 (57.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      5 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (42) 
    E67 E80 E62 E76 E69
 Queen's Gambit Declined (26) 
    D37 D30 D31 D38 D35
 English (24) 
    A13 A15 A14 A10 A17
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    A40 A41 A45 A46 D02
 Sicilian (22) 
    B42 B47 B20 B90 B32
 Queen's Indian (20) 
    E12 E15 E14 E16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (163) 
    B30 B62 B22 B67 B89
 Semi-Slav (42) 
    D43 D45 D47 D44 D48
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (38) 
    B62 B67 B61 B66 B65
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (29) 
    D27 D26 D20 D23 D24
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E32 E44 E41 E43 E21
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    A46 D00 A45 E00 D04
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Oll vs A Galliamova, 1989 0-1
   Xie Jun vs A Galliamova, 1990 0-1
   V Gunina vs A Galliamova, 2012 0-1
   A Galliamova vs N Gurieli, 1997 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Championship Superfinal (Women) (2009)
   Russian Women's Superfinals (2011)
   60th Russian Women's Superfinal (2010)
   Russian Superfinals (Women) (2014)
   Russian Team Championships (Women) (2014)
   Russian Women's Superfinals (2012)
   EU-ch 4th, Women (2003)
   FIDE Women's Grand Prix (2011)
   North Urals Cup (2007)
   FIDE Women's Grand Prix Kazan (2012)
   Russian Team Championships (Women) (2011)
   Russian Team Championships (Women) (2012)
   Women's World Team Championship (2013)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)

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(born Jan-18-1972, 42 years old) Russia
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Galliamova is an IM and a WGM (1989). She won the World Girls Junior Championship (Under 20) in 1988 and has competed in Candidates and World Championship Tournaments since 1990 when she placed 4th in the Borzomi Candidates tournament. In 1994, she came fourth in the Tillburg Candidates and won the Groningen Candidates in 1997 ahead of Xie Jun. Her subsequent match with Xie Jun in 1999, which Galliamova lost, determined the new Women's World Champion when FIDE stripped Zsuzsa Polgar of the title.

Galliamova became the 2006 World Women's Vice-Champion when she lost the final match of the FIDE Women's World Championship (2006) to Yuhua Xu. In 2012, she played in the FIDE Knock-Out Women's World Championship (2012), defeating Ekaterina Kovalevskaya and Valentina Gunina in the early rounds before losing to French GM Marie Sebag in the third round.

Other successes include winning the Women's Russian Championship in 1997, coming 7th in the Men's Russian Championship in 2000 and winning the She recently won the 60th Russian Women's Superfinal (2010).

She used to be married to Vassily Ivanchuk.

Chinese Federation response to Galliamova forfeiting the Candidates' final in 1998:

Wikipedia article: Alisa Galliamova

 page 1 of 30; games 1-25 of 727  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Z Lelchuk vs A Galliamova  ½-½63 1987 Tbilisi ch-URS wmnA46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. M Muresan vs A Galliamova  ½-½42 1987 Sochi (Women)A13 English
3. A Galliamova vs I Chelushkina 1-029 1987 Tbilisi ch-URS wmnD04 Queen's Pawn Game
4. A Galliamova vs J Demina  0-141 1987 Sochi (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Galliamova vs N Bojkovic  1-033 1987 InnsbruckA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
6. Wolff vs A Galliamova  1-018 1988 Adelaide B89 Sicilian
7. E Neely vs A Galliamova  ½-½27 1988 Adelaide C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
8. A Hernandez vs A Galliamova  ½-½24 1988 Wch Girls U20B22 Sicilian, Alapin
9. A Galliamova vs A Abhyankar  1-032 1988 Adelaide A48 King's Indian
10. B Trabert vs A Galliamova  0-131 1988 Adelaide Wch-jr (05)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
11. C Amura vs A Galliamova  0-139 1988 Adelaide A45 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Xie Jun vs A Galliamova  0-141 1988 Adelaide C60 Ruy Lopez
13. A Galliamova vs M Arribas  1-045 1988 World Girls' ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
14. G Skuinia vs A Galliamova  0-133 1989 KramatorskB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
15. K Arakhamia-Grant vs A Galliamova  0-139 1989 SochiC60 Ruy Lopez
16. S Maksimovic vs A Galliamova  0-134 1989 Ch-YUGE41 Nimzo-Indian
17. A Galliamova vs S Smagin 0-137 1989 Moscow A04 Reti Opening
18. G Timoshenko vs A Galliamova  0-133 1989 CheliabinskB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
19. S Makarichev vs A Galliamova  1-052 1989 Moscow D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
20. A Galliamova vs V Inkiov 1-029 1989 Moscow A13 English
21. C Micic vs A Galliamova  0-140 1989 CheliabinskB89 Sicilian
22. Oll vs A Galliamova 0-141 1989 Moscow C61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
23. A Galliamova vs Romanishin  0-142 1989 Moscow C55 Two Knights Defense
24. A Galliamova vs I Subasic  0-135 1989 xA13 English
25. T Hoang vs A Galliamova  0-134 1989 CheliabinskA35 English, Symmetrical
 page 1 of 30; games 1-25 of 727  PGN Download
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Apr-16-04  Vischer: <PinkPanther> ???
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  acirce: Lol :)
Apr-16-04  Vischer: < PinkPanther: <Vischer> Because you saw what happened when the Pam and Tommy Lee tapes got leaked to the public....oh dear God that was a bad joke...I think I'm gonna go stone myself. > I don't know exactly what you are talking about.
Apr-16-04  iron maiden: Did she ever earn a men's GM title? She seems like she had the rating for it.
Apr-16-04  Kenkaku: <iron maiden> She is one of the top-rated female players (#5 currently), but apparently she is only an IM (according to FIDE's site).
Apr-16-04  iron maiden: She certainly seems GM-caliber. Her peak rating would make her the #2 woman in the world today, 100 points higher than Kosteniuk.
Apr-17-04  PinkPanther: <Vischer>'s not worth thinking about.
Jan-03-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Two pictures of IM Alisa Galliamova:

Mar-16-06  BIDMONFA: Alisa Galliamova-Ivanchuk


Mar-24-06  blackjacki2: <PinkPanther> That might have been the worst joke ever posted at chessgames. Pink Panther the movie was hilarious though :)
Mar-27-06  SickedChess: <chessgames> please fix her Lastname since Alisa is divorced of Ivanchuk
Mar-27-06  sitzkrieg: In this case, I dont mind.
May-16-07  Astardis: Did she play only one game in the Moscow Open?
Jan-18-08  brankat: One would think that based on her results and ratings she had earned a GM title.

Happy Birthday!

Apr-20-08  Astardis: Is she ill or something? It's been quite a while since we saw her play a game. And she was listed on the Russian Championships but didn't play.
Nov-25-09  radicalcation: Some great posts from 2003 and 2004.


Dec-23-09  Astardis: She looks terribly fluffy on some pics from the recent Soviet, I mean Russian, super final - maybe my guess 18 months ago about her being ill was not so wrong. Other than that she seems to be in great form here. I'm very happy to see her on 3/3 now. Way to go, Alisa! Show them sisters that it's you who belongs into the national team!
Dec-23-09  siggemannen: I read on russianchess that she recently gave birth to a baby (so as our own Natalia Pogonina), which might explain the "fluffiness".

Congrats to her on the baby and on winning today :)

Dec-24-09  siggemannen: Well, actually recently was 2 years ago, but they were insisting on calling her "young mom"...
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  HeMateMe: nice game by black, deep Queen penetration seals the deal.

Is she divorced from the chukster? I wonder why she keeps the hyphenated name?

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  patzer2: <HeMateMe> According to Ivanchuk and Galliamova separated in 1996, but had a child together.

However, I notice that at the official FIDE site they do not give the hyphenated name. Nor is the hyphenated name used in the chessbase report at of Allisa Galliamova winning the 2010 Russian Women's championship.

So perhaps the use of the hyphenated name for this player at is outdated and needs to be updated and corrected.

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  waustad: FYI, the Chinese response link just leads to a page of ads now.
Jan-18-14  HSOL: waustad, it can be found here now:
Jan-18-14  Penguincw: Happy 41st birthday to WGM Alisa Galliamova.
Jul-19-14  WTHarvey: Here are a couple dozen puzzles from critical positions in Galliamova's games:
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