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Yuri Yakovich
Number of games in database: 454
Years covered: 1985 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2524 (2526 rapid, 2422 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2600
Overall record: +132 -81 =226 (55.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      15 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B58 B89 B72 B36 B56
 Nimzo Indian (27) 
    E20 E25 E32 E54 E21
 Queen's Gambit Declined (24) 
    D31 D35 D38 D37 D39
 King's Indian (22) 
    E73 E75 E63 E70 E97
 Grunfeld (12) 
    D81 D84 D96 D93
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E12 E14 E17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B33 B31 B23 B43 B30
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (40) 
    D27 D20 D21 D24 D29
 English, 1 c4 e5 (15) 
    A20 A28 A22 A29
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E32 E21 E27 E43 E29
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D39 D37 D31 D30
 Semi-Slav (9) 
    D44 D47 D45 D48 D43
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Y Yakovich vs Bronstein, 1994 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs Geller, 1995 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs V Vorotnikov, 2007 1-0
   Kramnik vs Y Yakovich, 1989 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Isle of Man International (2007)
   Moscow Open (2007)
   Russian Championships (2002)
   57th Russian Championship Qualifier (2004)
   56th Russian Championships (2003)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   61st Russian Championship Higher League (2008)
   6th Aeroflot Festival (2007)
   58th Russian Championship Semifinals (2005)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)

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(born Nov-30-1962, 51 years old) Russia

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Grandmaster and FIDE Senior Trainer.

Wikipedia article: Yuri Yakovich

 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 454  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Y Yakovich vs K Lerner  ½-½39 1985 URS-ch FL53B56 Sicilian
2. Y Yakovich vs E Ubilava  ½-½17 1985 URS-ch FL53B56 Sicilian
3. Y Yakovich vs G Kuzmin  1-076 1985 URS-ch FL53B72 Sicilian, Dragon
4. Y Yakovich vs Vyzmanavin  0-125 1985 Ch URS (select)B42 Sicilian, Kan
5. Y Yakovich vs Rozentalis  ½-½27 1985 URS-ch FL53C47 Four Knights
6. Y Yakovich vs Eingorn ½-½30 1985 URS-ch FL53C07 French, Tarrasch
7. Y Yakovich vs Podgaets  ½-½19 1985 URS-ch FL53C47 Four Knights
8. M Sorokin vs Y Yakovich  0-140 1985 ch URS sfC78 Ruy Lopez
9. Y Yakovich vs E Pigusov  1-025 1985 URS-ch sfB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. Chekhov vs Y Yakovich  1-042 1985 URS-ch FL53D29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
11. Y Yakovich vs E Pigusov  ½-½31 1985 URS-ch FL53B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
12. Psakhis vs Y Yakovich  ½-½31 1985 Kharkov URS sfA06 Reti Opening
13. Chiburdanidze vs Y Yakovich  0-130 1985 Ch URS (select)C50 Giuoco Piano
14. Y Yakovich vs A Machulsky  ½-½67 1985 URS-ch sfC05 French, Tarrasch
15. Y Yakovich vs G Zaichik  ½-½15 1985 URS-ch FL53E10 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Smyslov vs Y Yakovich  ½-½41 1986 01, SochiD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. Y Yakovich vs Bareev  ½-½28 1986 URS-ch53C07 French, Tarrasch
18. Vyzmanavin vs Y Yakovich  ½-½35 1986 Minsk (Belarus)A06 Reti Opening
19. Y Yakovich vs Lputian  ½-½27 1986 URS-ch53D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Y Yakovich vs E Rahmanov  1-035 1986 URS-ch otborB12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. Tal vs Y Yakovich ½-½21 1986 Sochi 42/542D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. Azmaiparashvili vs Y Yakovich  ½-½67 1986 URS-ch53A00 Uncommon Opening
23. Y Yakovich vs Geller  1-048 1986 SochiC55 Two Knights Defense
24. Yermolinsky vs Y Yakovich  1-040 1986 Ch URS (1 liga)A09 Reti Opening
25. Y Yakovich vs Khalifman  ½-½13 1986 URSB58 Sicilian
 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 454  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-15-07  BIDMONFA: Yuri Yakovich


May-02-07  masterwojtek: Go Yuri!! Awesome game by an awesome chess player!
Sep-26-07  pawnofdoom: This guy deserves a biography! He can beat Kramnik and made it to the 2600's too.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eric Schiller: Yes, a very good player. His loss to me was just a blunder, don't hold it against him.
May-10-09  Hesam7: Does anyone own his "PLAY THE 4 f3 NIMZO-INDIAN" ? If so what do you think of the book?
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: GM Yuri Yakovich is the author of the book "Sicilian Attacks - Powerful Charges & Typical Tactics"..

Mar-21-11  Marmot PFL: The cover is in very poor taste.
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Happy Birthday Yuri!
Feb-11-13  blazerdoodle: Cool cover, Yuri, lol.
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