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Yuri Yakovich
Number of games in database: 471
Years covered: 1985 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2518 (2502 rapid, 2403 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2600

Overall record: +136 -84 =234 (55.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 17 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B72 B89 B58 B36 B56
 Nimzo Indian (27) 
    E20 E25 E32 E54 E21
 Queen's Gambit Declined (26) 
    D31 D38 D35 D37 D39
 King's Indian (23) 
    E73 E75 E63 E94 E97
 Grunfeld (13) 
    D81 D84 D93 D96
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E12 E17 E14
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (84) 
    B33 B31 B43 B23 B30
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (40) 
    D27 D20 D21 D24 D29
 English, 1 c4 e5 (15) 
    A28 A20 A22 A29
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E32 E43 E25 E21 E27
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D39 D37 D31 D30
 Reti System (9) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Y Yakovich vs Bronstein, 1994 1-0
   C Crouch vs Y Yakovich, 2001 0-1
   Y Yakovich vs Geller, 1995 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs V Vorotnikov, 2007 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs I Kurnosov, 2004 1-0

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

   🏆 Russian Team Championship
   Y Yakovich vs V Malakhov (May-10-16) 0-1
   Y Yakovich vs M Rodshtein (May-07-16) 0-1
   V Malakhov vs Y Yakovich (May-05-16) 1/2-1/2
   O Nechaev vs Y Yakovich (May-08-15) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   Y Yakovich vs V Mikhel (May-08-15) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Nov-30-1962, 54 years old) Russia

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Grandmaster and FIDE Senior Trainer.

Wikipedia article: Yuri Yakovich

 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 471  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Chekhov vs Y Yakovich  1-0421985URS-ch FL53D29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
2. Y Yakovich vs G Kuzmin  1-0761985URS-ch FL53B72 Sicilian, Dragon
3. Chiburdanidze vs Y Yakovich  0-1301985Ch URS (select)C50 Giuoco Piano
4. Y Yakovich vs E Ubilava  ½-½171985URS-ch FL53B56 Sicilian
5. Y Yakovich vs Eingorn ½-½301985URS-ch FL53C07 French, Tarrasch
6. Psakhis vs Y Yakovich  ½-½311985Kharkov URS sfA06 Reti Opening
7. Y Yakovich vs Rozentalis  ½-½271985URS-ch FL53C47 Four Knights
8. Y Yakovich vs E Pigusov 1-0251985URS-ch sfB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. Y Yakovich vs Podgaets  ½-½191985URS-ch FL53C47 Four Knights
10. Y Yakovich vs A Machulsky  ½-½671985URS-ch sfC05 French, Tarrasch
11. M Sorokin vs Y Yakovich  0-1401985ch URS sfC78 Ruy Lopez
12. Y Yakovich vs E Pigusov  ½-½311985URS-ch FL53B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
13. Y Yakovich vs Vyzmanavin  0-1251985Ch URS (select)B42 Sicilian, Kan
14. Y Yakovich vs K Lerner  ½-½391985URS-ch FL53B56 Sicilian
15. Y Yakovich vs G Zaichik  ½-½151985URS-ch FL53E10 Queen's Pawn Game
16. V Malaniuk vs Y Yakovich  1-0471986URS-ch53D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
17. Y Yakovich vs S Temirbaev  0-1381986URS-ch otborE77 King's Indian
18. Y Yakovich vs Khalifman  ½-½371986KujbysevB72 Sicilian, Dragon
19. Vaganian vs Y Yakovich  1-0411986SochiA09 Reti Opening
20. Razuvaev vs Y Yakovich  0-1521986SochiD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. Y Yakovich vs Bareev  ½-½281986URS-ch53C07 French, Tarrasch
22. Suetin vs Y Yakovich  1-0491986Leipzig (Germany)D29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
23. Dolmatov vs Y Yakovich  ½-½751986URS-ch53D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. Gligoric vs Y Yakovich  ½-½121986SochiD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. Y Yakovich vs E Rahmanov  1-0351986URS-ch otborB12 Caro-Kann Defense
 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 471  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.
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  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?
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  wordfunph: GM Yuri Yakovich is the author of the book "Sicilian Attacks - Powerful Charges & Typical Tactics"..

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