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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) 
    B58 B89 B72 B36 B56
 Nimzo Indian (27) 
    E20 E25 E32 E54 E53
 Queen's Gambit Declined (26) 
    D31 D38 D35 D37 D30
 King's Indian (23) 
    E73 E75 E63 E97 E70
 Grunfeld (13) 
    D81 D84 D93 D96
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E12 E17 E14
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (84) 
    B33 B31 B43 B30 B23
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (40) 
    D27 D20 D21 D24 D29
 English, 1 c4 e5 (15) 
    A28 A20 A22 A29
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E32 E43 E27 E25 E21
 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 V Vorotnikov, 2007 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs Geller, 1995 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs I Kurnosov, 2004 1-0
   Y Yakovich vs K Aseev, 1991 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Isle of Man International (2007)
   Moscow Open (2007)
   Russian Championships (2002)
   61st Russian Championship Higher League (2008)
   56th Russian Championships (2003)
   57th Russian Championship Qualifier (2004)
   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, 55 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. Y Yakovich vs E Ubilava  ½-½171985URS-ch FL53B56 Sicilian
2. Y Yakovich vs Eingorn ½-½301985URS-ch FL53C07 French, Tarrasch
3. Y Yakovich vs Rozentalis  ½-½271985URS-ch FL53C47 Four Knights
4. Y Yakovich vs Vyzmanavin  0-1251985Ch URS (select)B42 Sicilian, Kan
5. Chekhov vs Y Yakovich  1-0421985URS-ch FL53D29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
6. M Sorokin vs Y Yakovich  0-1401985ch URS sfC78 Ruy Lopez
7. Y Yakovich vs E Pigusov 1-0251985URS-ch sfB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. Y Yakovich vs Podgaets  ½-½191985URS-ch FL53C47 Four Knights
9. Psakhis vs Y Yakovich  ½-½311985Kharkov URS sfA06 Reti Opening
10. Chiburdanidze vs Y Yakovich  0-1301985Ch URS (select)C50 Giuoco Piano
11. Y Yakovich vs A Machulsky  ½-½671985URS-ch sfC05 French, Tarrasch
12. Y Yakovich vs E Pigusov  ½-½311985URS-ch FL53B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
13. Y Yakovich vs K Lerner  ½-½391985URS-ch FL53B56 Sicilian
14. Y Yakovich vs G Zaichik  ½-½151985URS-ch FL53E10 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Y Yakovich vs G Kuzmin  1-0761985URS-ch FL53B72 Sicilian, Dragon
16. Y Yakovich vs Geller  1-0481986SochiC55 Two Knights Defense
17. Tal vs Y Yakovich ½-½211986Sochi 42/542D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. Azmaiparashvili vs Y Yakovich  ½-½671986URS-ch53A00 Uncommon Opening
19. Vyzmanavin vs Y Yakovich  ½-½351986Minsk (Belarus)A06 Reti Opening
20. Y Yakovich vs Lputian  ½-½271986URS-ch53D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. Y Yakovich vs E Rahmanov  1-0351986URS-ch otborB12 Caro-Kann Defense
22. Bareev vs Y Yakovich 1-0181986?D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
23. Y Yakovich vs Beliavsky  0-1341986URS-ch53C05 French, Tarrasch
24. V Tukmakov vs Y Yakovich  ½-½201986URS-ch FL54D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. Y Yakovich vs Ivanchuk  ½-½191986URS-ch U20B01 Scandinavian
 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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