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Viorel Iordachescu
Number of games in database: 635
Years covered: 1992 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2591 (2624 rapid, 2541 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2651
Overall record: +200 -110 =300 (57.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      25 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (116) 
    B90 B43 B51 B52 B30
 Ruy Lopez (55) 
    C77 C78 C65 C95 C67
 French Defense (33) 
    C10 C19 C05 C11 C16
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (29) 
    C95 C92 C99 C96 C84
 Caro-Kann (18) 
    B12 B18 B10 B17 B13
 Sicilian Kan (17) 
    B43 B42
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (50) 
    B12 B18 B14 B17 B19
 Queen's Indian (41) 
    E15 E12 E17 E14 E13
 Robatsch (32) 
 Nimzo Indian (31) 
    E32 E54 E20 E21 E53
 English (18) 
    A17 A15 A13 A18 A19
 Petrov (18) 
    C42 C43
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Iordachescu vs R Schmidt, 2010 1-0
   V Iordachescu vs S Williams, 2013 1-0
   Y Kryvoruchko vs V Iordachescu, 2015 1/2-1/2
   W So vs V Iordachescu, 2015 1/2-1/2
   I Saric vs V Iordachescu, 2015 1/2-1/2
   Akopian vs V Iordachescu, 2014 0-1
   V Iordachescu vs Rublevsky, 2004 1-0
   G Borgo vs V Iordachescu, 2006 0-1
   V Iordachescu vs A Pourramezanali, 2014 1-0
   A Esenov vs V Iordachescu, 2008 1/2-1/2

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Reggio Emilia (2007)
   Dubai Open (2010)
   Chigorin Memorial Open (2009)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)
   London Chess Classic (2013)
   Isle of Man International (2007)
   XXXV Rilton Cup (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   European Individual Championships (2014)
   6th Dubai Open (2004)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   European Individual Championships (2013)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2002 Corus (group A) by gauer

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(born Apr-20-1977, 38 years old) Moldova

[what is this?]
He is a GM. Scored 7.5/11 in the 12th European Individual Championship (2011), coming in at 22nd on tiebreak and thereby qualifying for the World Cup (2011), where he lost in the first round rapid game tiebreaker to French GM Sebastien Feller.

Wikipedia article: Viorel Iordachescu

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 635  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. V Iordachescu vs Macieja  1-042 1992 Ch World (cadets) (under 16)C50 Giuoco Piano
2. Oral vs V Iordachescu  1-053 1992 EU-ch U16B06 Robatsch
3. V Iordachescu vs H Stevic  0-165 1993 It (open)C55 Two Knights Defense
4. V Iordachescu vs A Urzica  ½-½12 1993 It (scheveningen)C55 Two Knights Defense
5. V Iordachescu vs D Dumitrache  1-049 1993 It (cat.4)C55 Two Knights Defense
6. Zsofia Polgar vs V Iordachescu  ½-½40 1994 Ch World (juniors) (under 20), Matinhos (BrazilB06 Robatsch
7. Svidler vs V Iordachescu 1-042 1994 cadetsB06 Robatsch
8. V Iordachescu vs Votava  0-180 1994 Ch World (juniors) (under 20)C55 Two Knights Defense
9. Bagirov vs V Iordachescu  ½-½58 1995 08, Berliner SommerB06 Robatsch
10. Tseshkovsky vs V Iordachescu  1-054 1995 Novgorod opB06 Robatsch
11. V Iordachescu vs S Smagin  0-183 1995 It (cat.10)C55 Two Knights Defense
12. V Iordachescu vs Y Shulman  ½-½13 1995 Wch U20C00 French Defense
13. Razuvaev vs V Iordachescu  ½-½25 1995 Novgorod opA53 Old Indian
14. V Iordachescu vs O Korneev  ½-½61 1995 It (cat.10)C55 Two Knights Defense
15. Y Kruppa vs V Iordachescu  ½-½45 1995 Nikolaev ztB06 Robatsch
16. Y Shulman vs V Iordachescu  1-058 1995 Nikolaev ztD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. V Iordachescu vs M Brodsky  1-053 1995 Novgorod opB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
18. Kholmov vs V Iordachescu  ½-½61 1996 Moscow GM3B06 Robatsch
19. V Iordachescu vs E Najer 0-161 1996 It (cat.9)C55 Two Knights Defense
20. V Iordachescu vs Sutovsky  ½-½15 1996 COLA05 Reti Opening
21. Chekhov vs V Iordachescu  ½-½36 1996 Dresden opE97 King's Indian
22. V Iordachescu vs A Korotylev  1-064 1996 Moscow GM3B66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
23. G Timoshenko vs V Iordachescu  ½-½47 1997 Momotov memB06 Robatsch
24. V Iordachescu vs Y Kruppa  ½-½59 1997 Momotov memC16 French, Winawer
25. A Kovacevic vs V Iordachescu  1-082 1997 Bucharest primaverB06 Robatsch
 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 635  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-19-05  babakova: Im the first to write here, dont have anything worth saying though...
Apr-19-05  aw1988: Some may think of Iordachescu as a veteran like Vaganian, but in fact he is only celebrating his 28th birthday shortly. I remember him being quite the talented junior, don't know much more than that.
Jan-08-07  BIDMONFA: Viorel Iordachescu


Dec-06-09  mysql: What's his next tournament?
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He was 6th in Moscow Open 2009 with 7/9.

Bio in Polish:


2nd place today Dubai Open 2010:

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  Tabanus: 7th in the 2nd Rethymno Open (Crete, Greece) 13-20 July 2010:

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  Tabanus: 8th today in the Paleochora Open (Greece) 22-29 July 2010:

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