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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 B58 B89 B36 B56
 Nimzo Indian (27) 
    E20 E25 E32 E54 E53
 Queen's Gambit Declined (26) 
    D31 D38 D35 D37 D39
 King's Indian (23) 
    E73 E63 E75 E94 E77
 Grunfeld (13) 
    D81 D84 D96 D93
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E12 E14 E17
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 E29 E21 E43 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 I Kurnosov, 2004 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs Geller, 1995 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs V Vorotnikov, 2007 1-0

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

   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 Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Y Yakovich vs Eingorn ½-½30 1985 URS-ch FL53C07 French, Tarrasch
2. Psakhis vs Y Yakovich  ½-½31 1985 Kharkov URS sfA06 Reti Opening
3. Y Yakovich vs Rozentalis  ½-½27 1985 URS-ch FL53C47 Four Knights
4. Y Yakovich vs E Pigusov  1-025 1985 URS-ch sfB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. Y Yakovich vs Podgaets  ½-½19 1985 URS-ch FL53C47 Four Knights
6. M Sorokin vs Y Yakovich  0-140 1985 ch URS sfC78 Ruy Lopez
7. Y Yakovich vs A Machulsky  ½-½67 1985 URS-ch sfC05 French, Tarrasch
8. Y Yakovich vs E Pigusov  ½-½31 1985 URS-ch FL53B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
9. Y Yakovich vs Vyzmanavin  0-125 1985 Ch URS (select)B42 Sicilian, Kan
10. Y Yakovich vs K Lerner  ½-½39 1985 URS-ch FL53B56 Sicilian
11. Y Yakovich vs G Zaichik  ½-½15 1985 URS-ch FL53E10 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Chekhov vs Y Yakovich  1-042 1985 URS-ch FL53D29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
13. Y Yakovich vs G Kuzmin  1-076 1985 URS-ch FL53B72 Sicilian, Dragon
14. Chiburdanidze vs Y Yakovich  0-130 1985 Ch URS (select)C50 Giuoco Piano
15. Y Yakovich vs E Ubilava  ½-½17 1985 URS-ch FL53B56 Sicilian
16. Gavrikov vs Y Yakovich  1-060 1986 URS-ch53D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
17. Y Yakovich vs Dreev  ½-½32 1986 TallinnA13 English
18. Azmaiparashvili vs Y Yakovich  ½-½67 1986 URS-ch53A00 Uncommon Opening
19. Y Yakovich vs Geller  1-048 1986 SochiC55 Two Knights Defense
20. Smyslov vs Y Yakovich  ½-½41 1986 01, SochiD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. Y Yakovich vs Lputian  ½-½27 1986 URS-ch53D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Y Yakovich vs A N Panchenko  ½-½21 1986 URS-ch otborB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. Bareev vs Y Yakovich 1-018 1986 ?D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. Y Yakovich vs Beliavsky  0-134 1986 URS-ch53C05 French, Tarrasch
25. V Tukmakov vs Y Yakovich  ½-½20 1986 URS-ch FL54D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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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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