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Vadim Ruban
Number of games in database: 93
Years covered: 1978 to 1996
Last FIDE rating: 2545
Highest rating achieved in database: 2555

Overall record: +20 -29 =44 (45.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (8) 
    E60 E97 E94 E92 E76
 Dutch Defense (5) 
    A81 A90
 Queen's Gambit Declined (5) 
    D37 D35 D30
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D22 D26 D20
 Queen's Indian (4) 
    E15 E14
 Bogo Indian (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B62 B57 B51 B80 B90
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (8) 
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D35 D31 D37
 Semi-Tarrasch Defense (6) 
    D40 D41
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   V Ruban vs A Poluljahov, 1994 1-0
   Shirov vs V Ruban, 1989 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-13-1964, 54 years old) Russia

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GM Vadim Nikolaevich Ruban. Stopped playing in tournaments in the mid 1990's. Deputy of the Novosibirsk Regional Council of Deputies (1998-2001).

Last updated: 2017-08-14 21:28:06

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Ruban vs B Schipkov  0-1281978NovosibirskE14 Queen's Indian
2. V Ruban vs Khalifman  ½-½56198413th Soviet Team CupE92 King's Indian
3. V Ruban vs V Vorotnikov  0-1291985USSRD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. A E Vaulin vs V Ruban  1-0421986SmolenskB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
5. Baburin vs V Ruban  0-1531986Tournament (team)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. B Schipkov vs V Ruban  ½-½371986Novosibirsk Region chD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. G Timoshchenko vs V Ruban  1-0441987URS-ch otborD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
8. V Ruban vs Kholmov  1-0671987URS-ch otborE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. Smagin vs V Ruban  0-1421987URS-ch otborD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Antoshin vs V Ruban  0-1431988RSFSR-chA02 Bird's Opening
11. V Ruban vs Baburin  ½-½181988RSFSR-chD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. V Ruban vs Kholmov  0-1531988RSFSR-chE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
13. V Ruban vs Balashov  ½-½241988URS-ch otbor56E15 Queen's Indian
14. V Ruban vs Miles 0-1261988GMA World Cup OpenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
15. V Ruban vs Marjanovic  ½-½331988GMA World Cup OpenD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
16. V Ruban vs Geller  ½-½231989SochiD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Kholmov vs V Ruban  0-1601989Spring opB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
18. Shirov vs V Ruban  ½-½151989URS-ch Young MastersC53 Giuoco Piano
19. V Ruban vs Dreev  0-1801989URS-ch Young MastersD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. V Ruban vs Kotronias  0-1281989SochiD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. G A Timoshenko vs V Ruban ½-½421989TbilisiB83 Sicilian
22. Shabalov vs V Ruban  ½-½411989Tbilisi 47/249 (Shabalov,A)B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
23. V Ruban vs Uhlmann  1-0721989BudapestC18 French, Winawer
24. Shabalov vs V Ruban  ½-½411989Podolsk GMA-qualB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
25. Jiri Nun vs V Ruban  0-1511989Chigorin Memorial-AB22 Sicilian, Alapin
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  Tabanus: GM Vadim Ruban, Russia, born 13 June 1964. Current rating 2545, but no FIDE rated games since 1996.

Russian (RSFSR) champion 1988 (shared with Ratmir Kholmov). IM in 1989, GM in 1991. Rating peak 2595 in 1993 (world no. 54).

What became of him?

Dec-19-10  BIDMONFA: Vadim Ruban

RUBAN, Vadim

Jun-16-11  SvetlanaBabe: Why haven't I heard of this chessplayer before?
He seems to be a very strong player.
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Between 1990 and mid 1993 he was within top 100 league:
Sep-24-11  siggemannen: So, what happened to Vadim?
Jul-29-17  Eagle41257: In the mid-1990s he stopped playing in tournaments. Deputy of the Novosibirsk Regional Council of Deputies (1998-2001).
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