chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Evgenij Agrest
  
Number of games in database: 551
Years covered: 1980 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2600 (2549 rapid, 2471 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2616

Overall record: +148 -84 =211 (57.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 108 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (53) 
    A15 A13 A17 A11 A10
 Queen's Pawn Game (38) 
    D02 A45 A40 D00 A41
 Queen's Gambit Declined (26) 
    D37 D31 D38 D35 D39
 King's Indian (26) 
    E61 E71 E60 E67 E62
 English, 1 c4 e5 (24) 
    A28 A29 A21
 Semi-Slav (21) 
    D45 D43 D44 D47
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (71) 
    B42 B43 B90 B40 B50
 Sicilian Kan (34) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Caro-Kann (33) 
    B18 B12 B11 B13 B10
 Semi-Slav (23) 
    D45 D43 D44 D47
 Slav (21) 
    D11 D15 D13 D12
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A41 D00 A46 D02 A40
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Agrest vs Ponomariov, 2003 1-0
   E Agrest vs Bacrot, 2001 1-0
   M Palac vs E Agrest, 2008 0-1
   E Agrest vs T Bae, 2007 1-0
   T Hirneise vs E Agrest, 2007 0-1
   E Agrest vs E H Jensson, 2017 1-0
   P Villegas vs E Agrest, 2017 0-1
   E Agrest vs L Dek, 2017 1-0
   E Agrest vs B Moon, 2017 1-0
   E Agrest vs N Pert, 2017 1-0

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

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Swedish Championships (2003)
   Scandinavian Chess Tournament (2007)
   Swedish Championship (2006)
   5th Individual European Chess Championship (2004)
   Politiken Cup (2007)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   Politiken Cup (2009)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   Gibtelecom Chess Festival (2006)
   Olympiad (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   musicalhair's favorite games of agrest by musicalhair

RECENT GAMES:
   M Vachier-Lagrave vs E Agrest (Mar-15-17) 1-0, rapid
   E Agrest vs Bacrot (Mar-15-17) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   E Agrest vs N Pert (Mar-08-17) 1-0, rapid
   E Agrest vs P Roberson (Mar-08-17) 1-0, rapid
   G Jones vs E Agrest (Mar-08-17) 1-0, rapid

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Evgenij Agrest
Search Google for Evgenij Agrest
FIDE player card for Evgenij Agrest


EVGENIJ AGREST
(born Aug-15-1966, 50 years old) Belarus (federation/nationality Sweden)

[what is this?]
Grandmaster from Belarus who has been living in Sweden since 1994. In 2003, he won a game from world champion Ruslan Ponomariov because Ponomariov's cell phone rang during their match in the European team championship. A cell phone ringing during a FIDE match is an automatic disqualification. In 2004, it was Agrest who lost a game when his cell phone rang. He has won the Nordic Chess Championship in 2001 and 2003. He won the Swedish Championship in 1998, 2001, 2002, and 2004. He has played in four Chess Olympiads. In 2004, he played Board 1 for Sweden at the Chess Olympiad in Calvia.

Wikipedia article: Evgeny Agrest


 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 551  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gipslis vs E Agrest 1-0271980Soviet UnionB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. E Agrest vs Khmelnitsky 1-0351989TournamentD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. E Agrest vs A Cichocki  1-0341991Miedzybrodzie opD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. E Agrest vs A Kozyrev  1-0251991Taby SWED45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. E Agrest vs G Timoshenko  ½-½431991Budapest Spring opE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
6. S Kiselev vs E Agrest  1-0301992KatowiceA90 Dutch
7. Razuvaev vs E Agrest  1-0511992St Petersburg opB07 Pirc
8. E Agrest vs A Yegiazarian  1-0321992Czestochowa opD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Morozevich vs E Agrest  1-0471992Russian Zonal St PetersburgB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
10. E Agrest vs Miles ½-½411993MunsterA40 Queen's Pawn Game
11. E Agrest vs Rublevsky  ½-½311993St.PetersburgD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. E Agrest vs F Lamprecht  0-1451993Berliner Sommer 11thD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. E Agrest vs Balashov  ½-½171993PinskD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. E Agrest vs Kharlov  0-1611993PinskD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. E Agrest vs E Steflitsch  ½-½231993Oberwart opD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. M Turov vs E Agrest  ½-½441994St Petersburg op2B07 Pirc
17. E Agrest vs Bagirov  1-0441994ItalyD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. E Agrest vs M Krasenkow  0-1351995XIID31 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. E Agrest vs Korchnoi  ½-½221996it Malmo SWEE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. E Agrest vs Y Shulman 0-1521996GothenburgE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
21. Miles vs E Agrest  1-0621996It (cat.12)A10 English
22. R Astrom vs E Agrest  1-0401997SWE-chB42 Sicilian, Kan
23. Y Shulman vs E Agrest  ½-½111997Rilton Cup 9798B42 Sicilian, Kan
24. E Hermansson vs E Agrest  ½-½541997Rilton Cup 9798B42 Sicilian, Kan
25. E Agrest vs V Zvjaginsev  ½-½531997Cup European ClubA13 English
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 551  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Agrest wins | Agrest loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
May-29-04  Bobsterman3000: This should go under "notable games" for Agrest. The committee at Linares would probably give Agrest a "brilliancy prize" for this win...
May-29-04  poktirity: Yes I was a nice and unexpected winning technique.
Jul-06-04  ConLaMismaMano: Is Agrest swedish-born or from an eastern europe country?
Jul-06-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  acirce: Nope, as his name indicates he is Russian, moved here about ten years ago.
Oct-31-04  aw1988: What's so scary about Agrest? :)
Oct-31-04  nikolaas: Perhaps he's AgresIVE?
Oct-31-04  siggemannen: Agrest is probably most known by his cellular phone incidents, one against Ponomariov when Agrest won, and another in the Swedish Championship (if i remember right) when after white made the first move Agrest's phone rang. Some ppl say it was Pono calling, wanted to say they are even now :)
Jan-17-05  angelique: dose any one want to play me
Apr-07-05  WTHarvey: Here are some chess diagrams of mates and 'must wins' in Evgeny's games not shown here: http://www.wtharvey.com/agre.html
Apr-07-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: The following game by Agrest won a prestigious <Chess Informant Best Game Prize>: Agrest vs Bacrot, 2001.
Jan-11-06  Devilz: lol he won because Ponomariov's cell phone rang :P
Jun-19-06  BIDMONFA: Evgeny Agrest

AGREST, Evgenij
http://www.bidmonfa.com/agrest_evge...
_

Jun-19-06  mahmoudkubba: <siggemannen>: What's a Pono calling?
Jun-19-06  Elixir of Life: Pono = Ponomariov
Jun-19-06  LPeristy: He probably got someone to call Ponomariov's cell phone for him. Actually, that'd be a great winning tactic. Find out your opponents cell phone number, and call it at the appropriate time. *Continues devious scheming*
Jun-27-06  mahmoudkubba: <LPeristy>: Wasn't there a referee to find out abt such a thing or didn't they found out such a trick if it is supposed to be a trick?? and didn't any body noticed that it is from the opponent?? or it is just the good luck that look a like a ping pong game (a Table Ten. g.) when the small ball touchs the edge of the opponent??
Aug-15-09  WhiteRook48: aggravation is not rest
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC