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Alexander Galkin
  
Number of games in database: 410
Years covered: 1993 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2611 (2498 rapid, 2556 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2626

Overall record: +91 -54 =248 (54.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 17 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (90) 
    B92 B84 B32 B83 B47
 Ruy Lopez (35) 
    C78 C67 C99 C92 C74
 Sicilian Scheveningen (19) 
    B84 B83 B81
 French Defense (16) 
    C11 C12 C19 C18 C10
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B92 B93 B90
 Sicilian Taimanov (14) 
    B47 B45 B46
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (80) 
    B12 B17 B14 B13 B18
 Queen's Gambit Declined (36) 
    D30 D31
 Semi-Slav (27) 
    D45 D47 D46 D44 D43
 Slav (17) 
    D11 D10 D13
 Sicilian (13) 
    B42 B83 B80 B36 B84
 English (9) 
    A13 A16
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Efimenko vs A Galkin, 2004 0-1
   S Cao vs A Galkin, 2007 0-1
   A Galkin vs Ivanchuk, 2007 1/2-1/2
   A Galkin vs N V Pedersen, 2008 1-0
   M Bartel vs A Galkin, 2007 0-1
   I Lysyj vs A Galkin, 2005 0-1
   A Galkin vs Tomashevsky, 2007 1/2-1/2
   A Galkin vs V Malakhov, 2008 1-0
   S Sjugirov vs A Galkin, 2011 1/2-1/2
   A Mista vs A Galkin, 2008 0-1

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

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   Russian Chess Championship Higher League (2011)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   58th Russian Championship Semifinals (2005)
   61st Russian Championship Higher League (2008)
   Aeroflot Open (2006)
   World Chess Cup (2007)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   59th Russian Championship (2006)
   XXIV European Club Cup (2008)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Russian Team Championship (2008)
   62nd Russian Championship Higher League (2009)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Russian Rapid Grand Prix Final
   A Galkin vs B Savchenko (Dec-20-13) 1-0, rapid
   B Savchenko vs A Galkin (Dec-20-13) 0-1, rapid
   I V Kovalenko vs A Galkin (Dec-20-13) 1-0, rapid
   A Galkin vs I V Kovalenko (Dec-20-13) 0-1, rapid
   V Artemiev vs A Galkin (Dec-23-12) 1-0, rapid

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ALEXANDER GALKIN
(born Feb-01-1979, 39 years old) Russia
PRONUNCIATION:
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In 1997, Alexander Galkin was awarded the Grandmaster title. In 1999, he won the World Junior Championship.

Wikipedia article: Alexander Galkin


 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 420  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Sadvakasov vs A Galkin ½-½461993Wch U14A16 English
2. A Galkin vs A Kochyev  0-1311993St Petersburg OpenB32 Sicilian
3. A Galkin vs M Umansky 1-0261993RUS-sfC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. A Galkin vs Razuvaev  ½-½271995Novgorod opB42 Sicilian, Kan
5. M Turov vs A Galkin  ½-½171995AzovB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. A Galkin vs Balashov  ½-½131995Moscow op2C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
7. Y Kruppa vs A Galkin  ½-½211996RUS-Cup1 Chigorin memD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. G Kuzmin vs A Galkin  ½-½231996RUS-Cup1 Chigorin memB42 Sicilian, Kan
9. A Stambulian vs A Galkin  1-0541996Novorossijsk opB42 Sicilian, Kan
10. Dreev vs A Galkin  1-0421996Ch Russia (club)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. A Galkin vs G A Timoshenko  ½-½801996RUS-Cup1 Chigorin memB33 Sicilian
12. A Galkin vs Shcherbakov  1-0601996Russian ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
13. A Galkin vs S Dyachkov  1-0401996Russian ChampionshipC19 French, Winawer, Advance
14. Dreev vs A Galkin 1-0341996Russian ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. Varavin vs A Galkin  0-1451996Russian ChampionshipB83 Sicilian
16. Tiviakov vs A Galkin  ½-½351996Russian ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
17. A Galkin vs A Sokolov  ½-½251996Russian ChampionshipB83 Sicilian
18. A Galkin vs Dvoirys  0-1671996Russian ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
19. V Zvjaginsev vs A Galkin  ½-½431996Russian ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. A Galkin vs Filippov  ½-½841996Russian ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
21. M A Makarov vs A Galkin  ½-½421996Russian ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. Ulibin vs A Galkin  ½-½311996Russian ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
23. A Galkin vs E Cherkasova  1-0171997Memorial T.PetrosianC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
24. A Galkin vs M Turov  ½-½521997RUS-ch U20B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
25. A Galkin vs V Malakhov  0-1531997RUS-ch U20B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 420  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-19-03  Ali Makongoro: A. Galkin is real contender by all the way.
Nov-19-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eggman: 24 year-old Alexander Galkin, the player of the day, is Russia's 24th-ranked player, and with a rating of 2607, is ranked 95th in the world.
Nov-19-03  PinkPanther: I suppose he just kind of gets lost in the sea of Grischuks, Malakhovs, and Morozevichs that Russia constantly produces.
Jun-15-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Catfriend: He is a fairly strong GM, but without real victories against the greatest.
Oct-02-04  teme: I know him online he is very nice he helps scholastic players a lot, like me.He also gives em some free lessons sometimes.
Jan-31-06  BIDMONFA: Alexander Galkin

GALKIN, Alexander
Champion - Championship of the World, Youthful, 1999
http://www.bidmonfa.com/campionats_...
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Feb-07-06  babakova: ooh BIDMONFA... u so crazy
May-23-07  bauernfresser: That guy draws a lot. Up to now, exactly half of his games, 132 out of 264, are draws with 30 moves or less.
Aug-09-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: He obviously flew below my radar screen, but momentarily he is playing Russian Superfinals (2011), such being the case ...
Aug-09-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  polarmis: For a chess player he's got a rather surprisingly number of other jobs!

http://www.whychess.org/en/node/1276

Aug-09-11  waustad: So now days he's more politician than chess player.
Mar-06-12  BIDMONFA: Alexander Galkin

GALKIN, Alexander
http://www.bidmonfa.com/galkin_alex...
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Feb-01-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Galkin!
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