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Igor Borisovich Efimov
Number of games in database: 329
Years covered: 1974 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2433 (2503 rapid, 2491 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2525

Overall record: +126 -106 =95 (53.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A45 D02 E10 D00 E00
 Sicilian (14) 
    B40 B53 B60 B41 B45
 Slav (10) 
    D11 D10 D12 D14 D18
 King's Indian (9) 
    E80 E61 E67 E71 E99
 Modern Benoni (8) 
    A58 A56 A57
 Queen's Gambit Declined (8) 
    D35 D30 D37
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (41) 
    B33 B43 B56 B42 B30
 Queen's Pawn Game (19) 
    A40 E10 A41 A46 D02
 Sicilian Kan (12) 
    B43 B42 B41
 English (10) 
    A13 A15 A10
 French Defense (9) 
    C03 C15 C11 C18 C10
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D37 D31 D35 D30
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Kasparov vs I Efimov, 1977 1/2-1/2
   I Efimov vs Barsov, 1990 1-0
   I Efimov vs Emms, 1998 1-0
   V Luciani vs I Efimov, 1999 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   17th European Team Championship (2009)
   European Team Chess Championship (2007)
   20th European Club Cup (2004)
   XXIV European Club Cup (2008)
   Olympiad (2008)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)
   28th European Club Cup (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   European Club Cup (2016)
   43rd Chess Olympiad (2018)

   🏆 Chess Olympiad
   Adelard Bai vs I Efimov (Oct-05-18) 0-1
   J L Marckens vs I Efimov (Oct-04-18) 0-1
   I Efimov vs A Rodriguez Vila (Oct-03-18) 1/2-1/2
   I Efimov vs Nahun Gavarrete (Oct-02-18) 1-0
   C S M Franco vs I Efimov (Oct-01-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Sep-16-1960, 58 years old) Georgia (federation/nationality Monaco)

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GM (1992) Igor Borisovich Efimov was Italian champion in 1998 and 1999. In 2008, he won the championship of Monaco.

Last updated: 2018-03-12 19:18:43

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 329  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Efimov vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1391974Ch TbilisiC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. I Efimov vs Igor Ivanov  1-0391977TournamentB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
3. Lutikov vs I Efimov  0-1411977YerevanB33 Sicilian
4. I Efimov vs Tseshkovsky  ½-½201977YerevanB07 Pirc
5. Kasparov vs I Efimov ½-½171977URS-ch U20C18 French, Winawer
6. I Efimov vs Azmaiparashvili ½-½651979URSB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. I Efimov vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1361979Ch GeorgianE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
8. V Vepkhvishvili vs I Efimov  0-1421979Ch Georgian 40thB33 Sicilian
9. V Vepkhvishvili vs I Efimov  1-0281981Ch Georgian 42thB42 Sicilian, Kan
10. Goldin vs I Efimov 1-0321982?E12 Queen's Indian
11. V Vepkhvishvili vs I Efimov  0-1201982Ch Georgian 43thB83 Sicilian
12. I Efimov vs Glek 1-0251984BorzhomiD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
13. I Efimov vs Smirin  0-1281985Sokolsky memA43 Old Benoni
14. V Malaniuk vs I Efimov  1-0411985MinskA03 Bird's Opening
15. I Efimov vs J Ambroz  0-1281985BohemiansE12 Queen's Indian
16. J Lechtynsky vs I Efimov  ½-½231985BohemiansD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. I Efimov vs K Mokry  1-0341985BohemiansE12 Queen's Indian
18. V Osnos vs I Efimov 1-0171986URS-ch sfA21 English
19. I Efimov vs Krasenkow  0-1251986TbilisiC33 King's Gambit Accepted
20. I Efimov vs Bagirov  ½-½251986URS-ch sfB02 Alekhine's Defense
21. I Efimov vs Okhotnik  0-1621987Uzhgorod (Ukraine)C26 Vienna
22. I Efimov vs Wojtkiewicz  0-1371988WarsawA56 Benoni Defense
23. I Stohl vs I Efimov  ½-½481988Hradec KraloveD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Kramnik vs I Efimov ½-½341989GMA QualifierB33 Sicilian
25. I Efimov vs Yermolinsky  0-129199018th World OpenB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 329  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-09-04  SamusAran: If you want to see Efimov get his butt kicked, look at Efimov vs Bronstein (at the top of the page)
Mar-15-05  Karpova: <>

There's an italian GM called Igor Efimov (born in 1960).

The first three games were probably not played by the italian GM and the first to games are identical.

Mar-15-05  Karpova: sorry, first two games of course
Sep-16-06  BIDMONFA: Igor Efimov


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  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Efimov! Wow a 9 year drought between kibitzes! That's really rare on a GM's page on CG.
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