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Konstantin Chernyshov
Number of games in database: 221
Years covered: 1982 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2481 (2488 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2597

Overall record: +92 -44 =84 (60.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (30) 
    A45 D00 D02 A41 E10
 Sicilian (14) 
    B30 B31 B40 B56 B20
 Bird's Opening (9) 
    A03 A02
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B11 B10 B18
 English (7) 
    A10 A14 A16 A13 A17
 French Defense (7) 
    C07 C09 C04 C05 C00
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (26) 
    B62 B22 B57 B66 B52
 Robatsch (18) 
 Queen's Indian (15) 
    E17 E12
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (10) 
    B62 B66 B63 B61 B67
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A41 A40 E00 D02
 Pirc (8) 
    B08 B07 B09
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs Andrejew, 1982 1-0
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs Grischuk, 2005 1-0
   S Arslanov vs Konstantin Chernyshov, 2009 0-1
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs M Turov, 1998 1-0
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs P Pustov, 2007 1-0
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs P Grandadam, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   Moscow Open (2007)
   Russian Team Championship: Higher League (2009)
   20th Cappelle la Grande (2004)
   Cappelle la Grande (2007)
   56th Russian Championships (2003)
   Cappelle la Grande (2006)
   59th Russian Championship (2006)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)
   Moscow Open (2010)

   🏆 16th Marienbad GMA1
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs D Kononenko (Jan-27-17) 1/2-1/2
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs O Kalinina (Mar-08-14) 1-0
   Negi vs Konstantin Chernyshov (Mar-07-14) 1-0
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs A Danin (Mar-06-14) 1/2-1/2
   Konstantin Chernyshov vs V Burmakin (Mar-05-14) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-11-1967, 50 years old) Russia

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He earned his Grandmaster title in 2000 and won the strong Moscow Open (2010) on tie-breaks (most wins).

Wikipedia article: Konstantin Chernyshov

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 221  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Konstantin Chernyshov vs Andrejew 1-081982WoroneshC00 French Defense
2. Glek vs Konstantin Chernyshov  1-0231992Stare MestoB06 Robatsch
3. E Vladimirov vs Konstantin Chernyshov  ½-½381992RUS-chTA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
4. Gipslis vs Konstantin Chernyshov  1-0391992Stare Mesto (Czech Republic)B06 Robatsch
5. Konstantin Chernyshov vs P Haba  1-0281992Stare MestoC45 Scotch Game
6. Plachetka vs Konstantin Chernyshov  1-0461992Stare MestoB06 Robatsch
7. Blatny vs Konstantin Chernyshov  1-0321992Stare MestoD02 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Konstantin Chernyshov vs Balashov  0-1461992PardubiceB40 Sicilian
9. Savon vs Konstantin Chernyshov  ½-½241992RUS-chTB08 Pirc, Classical
10. Konstantin Chernyshov vs Balashov  0-1461992Katowice opB40 Sicilian
11. Konstantin Chernyshov vs Chekhov  ½-½251992RUS-chTB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
12. J Lechtynsky vs Konstantin Chernyshov  0-1561992Pardubice opA04 Reti Opening
13. J Stocek vs Konstantin Chernyshov  ½-½411994Frydek-Mistek opE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
14. Konstantin Chernyshov vs B Lalic  ½-½151994Djakovo opB10 Caro-Kann
15. Konstantin Chernyshov vs S Apel  ½-½271995Dresden opB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
16. Konstantin Chernyshov vs Uhlmann  ½-½361995It Dresden (GER)C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
17. Aronian vs Konstantin Chernyshov 1-0661996Decin opA44 Old Benoni Defense
18. Konstantin Chernyshov vs R Ovetchkin  1-0541996Pardubice KB opB10 Caro-Kann
19. Konstantin Chernyshov vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½681996Komercni Banka opB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
20. Konstantin Chernyshov vs M Turov 1-0281998Decin op-AB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
21. Pavasovic vs Konstantin Chernyshov  1-0391998Pardubice Czech opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. O Boricsev vs Konstantin Chernyshov  ½-½61999It (cat.8), Budapest (Hungary)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. Konstantin Chernyshov vs Miroshnichenko  1-0381999It (cat.8), Budapest (Hungary)C45 Scotch Game
24. Konstantin Chernyshov vs K Mokry  ½-½241999CZE-chT 9900C45 Scotch Game
25. A Nguyen vs Konstantin Chernyshov  0-1691999It (cat.8), Budapest (Hungary)B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 221  PGN Download
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Feb-19-08  BIDMONFA: Konstantin Chernyshov

CHERNYSHOV, Konstantin

Feb-19-08  Eti fan: that should be him on the first pic at

currently among the leaders of Cappelle

Aug-23-08  myschkin: . . .


A. "suffering" *

B. "thinking"

* drawing 11-year-old Ukrainian FM <Ilya Nyznhyk> (Rating ~2400)

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  Tabanus: GM Konstantin Chernyshov, Russia, born 11 June 1967. Now rated 2534,

GM in 2000. Rated 2585 in July 2004

Placed 10th in Czech Open 1997, 2nd in Czech Open 1999, 4th in Voronezh Master Open 1999, 4th in Russian Ch (Elista) 2001, 1st in Voronezh Master Open 2002, 15th in Czech Open 2002, lost 1.5-2.5 to GM Peter Svidler in Voronezh match 2003, 1st in Krakow Int. A 2004, 14th in Czech Open 2004, 1st in First Saturday May GM 2004, 1st in First Saturday May GM 2005, 6th in Voronezh Master Open 2006, 1st in First Saturday Nov. GM 2006, 6th in Voronezh Master Open 2007, 5th in Cappelle la Grande 2008, 6th in Czech Open 2008, 4th in Zalakaros 2008, 2nd in Olomouc Open C 2009,

1st in Czech Open "Synthesia" rapid 2009:

Referred to in as "The main communist among chess players".

Biography: (in Polish)


From the match in 2003 (note 15.Nd5!):

[Event "Voronezh match"]
[Date "2003.06.15"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Chernyshov, Konstantin"]
[Black "Svidler, Peter"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2524"]
[BlackElo "2713"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nc3 h6 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. e4 d6 7. f4 e5 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. Qxd8+ Bxd8 10. fxe5 c6 11. Nf3 Bc7 12. O-O-O Bg4 13. h3 Be6 14. Be2 Nd7 15. Nd5 Bb8 16. Nf6+ Ke7 17. Nxd7 Bxd7 18. c5 Be6 19. Rd4 Bc7 20. Rhd1 Rhd8 21. Ra4 a5 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Kc2 Rg8 24. a3 g5 25. g4 h5 26. Nd4 hxg4 27. Bxg4 Bxg4 28. hxg4 Bxe5 29. Nf5+ Kd7 30. Rxa5 Rh8 31. b4 Rh4 32. Ra7 Rxg4 33. Rxb7+ Bc7 34. Nd6 Rg2+ 35. Kd3 Rg3+ 36. Kd4 Rxa3 37. b5 Ra4+ 38. Ke5 cxb5 39. Kd5 Ra1 40. c6+ Kd8 41. Nxf7+ Kc8 42. e5 1-0

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  Tabanus: Another high-ranked victim:

[Event "RUS-chT"]
[Site "Sochi"]
[Date "2005.04.23"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Chernyshov, Konstantin"]
[Black "Volokitin, Andrei"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2531"]
[BlackElo "2679"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e4 h6 4. Bxf6 Qxf6 5. Nf3 d6 6. Nc3 Nd7 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O Qe7 9. Bd3 g6 10. Rhe1 Bg7 11. h4 O-O 12. e5 c5 13. Ne4 cxd4 14. Nxd6 Nxe5 15. Nxe5 Qxd6 16. f4 b5 17. h5 g5 18. Qe2 f5 19. fxg5 Bxe5 20. Qxe5 Qxe5 21. Rxe5 hxg5 22. g4 Kg7 23. Rc5 Kf6 24. gxf5 exf5 25. Rc6+ Be6 26. Re1 Rfe8 27. h6 Re7 28. a4 g4 29. h7 Rae8 30. Rxa6 Kg7 31. axb5 g3 32. Kd2 f4 33. b6 g2 34. Ra7 Rxa7 35. bxa7 f3 36. Rxe6 1-0

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  Tabanus: Surprise winner of Moscow Open 2010, ahead of a whole bunch of 2600+ GMs:, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: 2nd in Olomouc Chess Summer GM-2 (Czech Republic) 4-12 August 2010:

Jan-04-12  LoveThatJoker: There must be 2 K. Chernyshovs as one game is from 1969.


Jun-11-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Konstantin Chernyshov!


Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: GM Konstantin Chernyshov from Voronezh (Russia) is an experienced chess coach and author.

As a chess player, Chernishov was particularly successful in open tournaments.

This year he participated in the 16th Prague Open Chess Tournament which took place from January 13-20, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic:

Chernyshov’s newest book is "Tajny videniya shahmatnoj doski i rascheta variant" (Secrets of chess vision and calculation), Russian Chess House, 2017.

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  PhilFeeley: Missing Chernyshov - Tomczak, Krakow, 2003, covered in Andrew Martin's video here:

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  PhilFeeley: Chernyshov,Konstantin (2546) - Tomczak,Rafal (2306) [D02] Krakow op-A Krakow (2), 28.12.2003

1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.e3 Bf5 4.Nf3 e6 5.Nbd2 Be7 6.h3 h6 7.c4 c6 8.Qb3 Qb6 9.c5 Qxb3 10.axb3 Nbd7 11.b4 0–0 12.Nb3 Rfc8 13.Na5 b6 14.Ba6 bxa5 15.Bxc8 Rxc8 16.Rxa5 Bd3 17.Kd2 Bb5 18.Rxa7 Bf8 19.Rha1 Ne4+ 20.Ke1 Nef6 21.Rb7 g5 22.Bh2 Bg7 23.Raa7 Bh8 24.Bd6 Re8 25.g4 Bc4 26.b3 Bb5 27.Rc7 Bg7 28.Ne5 Nxe5 29.dxe5 Ne4 30.Rxf7 Bh8 31.f4 Nc3 32.Rf6 Bd3 33.f5 Bxf6 34.exf6


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