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Pavel Mikhailovich Kotsur
Number of games in database: 317
Years covered: 1991 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2539 (2577 rapid, 2508 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2600

Overall record: +114 -47 =112 (62.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 44 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (50) 
    B45 B32 B84 B50 B52
 English (18) 
    A13 A15 A17 A16 A14
 Sicilian Taimanov (9) 
    B45 B47 B48 B46
 Scotch Game (8) 
 King's Indian (8) 
    E60 E69 E75 E86 E94
 French Defense (7) 
    C03 C07 C05 C02 C10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (49) 
    B42 B51 B58 B22 B67
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    A40 A46 A45 A50 E00
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E38 E32 E21 E43 E20
 French Defense (11) 
    C11 C02 C00 C03 C09
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C78 C87 C77 C67 C69
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   P M Kotsur vs Bologan, 2004 1-0
   H Porth vs P M Kotsur, 2001 0-1
   P M Kotsur vs Sveshnikov, 2008 1-0
   B Lalic vs P M Kotsur, 1997 0-1
   P M Kotsur vs T L Petrosian, 2009 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament 2001/02 (2001)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Piloo Mody Open (2004)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   Asian Nations Cup (2014)
   8th Dubai Open (2006)
   World Cities Team Championship (2012)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   3rd Aeroflot Festival (2004)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   It (open) St. Petersburg 300 (2003)
   Aeroflot Open (2009)
   Olympiad (2008)
   Aeroflot Open (2011)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)

   🏆 11th Agzamov Mem
   L A Muhammad vs P M Kotsur (May-05-17) 0-1
   P M Kotsur vs Shahzod Vakhidov (May-04-17) 1-0
   O Nigmatov vs P M Kotsur (May-03-17) 0-1
   P M Kotsur vs Nilufar Yakubbaeva (May-02-17) 1-0
   P M Kotsur vs B Askarov (Jun-19-16) 0-1, blitz

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(born Jan-03-1974, 45 years old) Kazakhstan

[what is this?]
IM in 1993, GM in 1996. Rated 2607 in July 2004. FIDE Arbiter 2009. ICC: Pashket. Played in 6 olympiads 1994-2002 and 2008 Asian Team Ch 1995, 1999 and 2003, and in World Team Ch 1997 (board 1). Knocked out in 1st round of FIDE World Ch four times (1999, 2002, 2004 and 2005). 2nd (shared) in Abu Dhabi Masters 2003, 1st in Kaz/Uzb Zonal 2003, 1st in Pavlodar Open (Kazakhstan) Dec. 2007, 3rd in Parsvnath Open Jan. 2010. The Kazakhstan team chose him for their coach/captain for the 2012 Olympiad and he is also a FIDE Arbiter.

Wikipedia article: Pavel Kotsur

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 317  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Glek vs P M Kotsur  1-0541991AzovB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
2. P M Kotsur vs D Rogozenco  1-0731991URS-chTB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
3. P M Kotsur vs Morozevich  0-1401992URS-ch U18E60 King's Indian Defense
4. P M Kotsur vs Savon  1-0581993KurganB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
5. Rublevsky vs P M Kotsur  ½-½231993KurganB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
6. Galdunts vs P M Kotsur  1-0541994Kurgan, RUSB53 Sicilian
7. P M Kotsur vs Rublevsky  0-1471994Kurgan, RUSA07 King's Indian Attack
8. A Pugachov vs P M Kotsur  ½-½91994Kurgan, RUSC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
9. P M Kotsur vs E I Pospelov  1-0391994Kurgan, RUSB08 Pirc, Classical
10. E Mochalov vs P M Kotsur  1-0321994Kurgan, RUSA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
11. Obukhov vs P M Kotsur  ½-½281994Kurgan, RUSD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
12. P M Kotsur vs V L Predein  1-0351994Kurgan, RUSB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
13. Balashov vs P M Kotsur  ½-½501994KurganB25 Sicilian, Closed
14. P M Kotsur vs B Avrukh  ½-½341994Kurgan, RUSB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
15. P M Kotsur vs D Chuprikov  1-0451994Kurgan, RUSC41 Philidor Defense
16. Nunn vs P M Kotsur  0-1641994OlympiadB06 Robatsch
17. P M Kotsur vs B V Alterman  ½-½511994OlympiadB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
18. P M Kotsur vs Ftacnik  ½-½191994OlympiadB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. P M Kotsur vs Z Rahman  ½-½431994OlympiadB30 Sicilian
20. Kupreichik vs P M Kotsur  0-1611995KurganB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. Balashov vs P M Kotsur  ½-½631995KurganB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
22. P M Kotsur vs Yurtaev  1-0371995It (cat.10)C45 Scotch Game
23. M Saltaev vs P M Kotsur 1-0251995It (open), IIIB27 Sicilian
24. P M Kotsur vs P Corbin  1-0291996OlympiadC40 King's Knight Opening
25. B Lalic vs P M Kotsur 0-1401997WchT 4thA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 317  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-09-06  PizzatheHut: I see that GM Kotsur is from Kazakhstan. Pardon my ignorance, but could anyone help me with some other GM's that are from Kazakhstan as well?
Mar-09-06  iron maiden: Darmen Sadvakasov of course. For a list of others, you can check the FIDE site:
Mar-09-06  PizzatheHut: Thanks man, I appreciate it.
May-02-09  BIDMONFA: Pavel Kotsur


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  Tabanus: GM Pavel Kotsur, Kazakhstan, born 3 January 1974. Now rated 2568,

IM in 1993. GM in 1996. Rated 2607 in July 2004. FIDE Arbiter 2009. ICC: Pashket

Played in the olympiads 1994 (board 3), 1996 (1st reserve), 1998 (bd. 3), 2000 (bd. 1), 2002 (bd. 1) and 2008 (bd. 2, 6.5/10), Asian Team Ch 1995 (bd. 3), 1999 (bd. 2) and 2003 (bd. 2), and in World Team Ch 1997 (board 1).

Kazakhstani vice champion 2002 (and more?). Knocked out in 1st round of FIDE World Ch four times (1999, 2002, 2004 and 2005).

Placed 4th in Kazakhstan Ch 2003, 2nd (shared) in Abu Dhabi Masters 2003, 1st in Kaz/Uzb Zonal 2003, 6th in Piloo Mody Open (India) Oct. 2004, 10th in Abu Dhabi Open Aug. 2005, 4th in ONGC Cup (India) March 2006, 2nd in in Kazakhstan Ch Aug. 2006, 11th in Dubai Open April 2007, 1st in Pavlodar Open (Kazakhstan) Dec. 2007, 34th in Moscow Open A Feb. 2009,

3rd in Parsvnath Open 14-22 Jan. 2010:

Biographies: (in Polish)

Pictures: http://iulianceausescu.files.wordpr...

Feb-04-11  Don Cossacks: The Kotsur-Zhou Weiqi game in Moscow Open 2011 was ambiguous.White was obviously winning but it was 0-1 any clarifications?

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