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Alexander Galkin
Number of games in database: 410
Years covered: 1993 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2611 (2520 rapid, 2566 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2626
Overall record: +91 -54 =248 (54.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      17 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (91) 
    B92 B83 B84 B32 B33
 Ruy Lopez (35) 
    C78 C67 C99 C92 C74
 Sicilian Scheveningen (20) 
    B83 B84 B85 B81
 French Defense (16) 
    C11 C12 C19 C18 C13
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B92 B90 B93
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (13) 
    C99 C92 C94 C88 C89
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (79) 
    B17 B12 B14 B18 B10
 Queen's Gambit Declined (36) 
    D30 D31
 Semi-Slav (27) 
    D45 D47 D46 D43 D44
 Slav (17) 
    D11 D10 D13
 Sicilian (14) 
    B42 B83 B80 B36 B45
 English (8) 
    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
   S Sjugirov vs A Galkin, 2011 1/2-1/2
   Ivanchuk vs A Galkin, 2007 1/2-1/2
   A Galkin vs V Malakhov, 2008 1-0
   A Galkin vs N V Pedersen, 2008 1-0
   A Galkin vs R Koster, 2001 1-0
   I Kurnosov vs A Galkin, 2005 0-1
   Lputian vs A Galkin, 2003 0-1

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

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

   A Galkin vs B Savchenko (Dec-20-13) 1-0, rapid
   B Savchenko vs A Galkin (Dec-20-13) 0-1, rapid
   I Kovalenko vs A Galkin (Dec-20-13) 1-0, rapid
   A Galkin vs I Kovalenko (Dec-20-13) 0-1, rapid
   V Artemiev vs A Galkin (Dec-23-12) 1-0, rapid

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(born Feb-01-1979, 37 years old) Russia
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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 410  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Galkin vs A Kochyev  0-131 1993 St Petersburg OpenB32 Sicilian
2. Sadvakasov vs A Galkin ½-½46 1993 Wch U14A16 English
3. A Galkin vs M Umansky 1-026 1993 RUS-sfC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. A Galkin vs Razuvaev  ½-½27 1995 Novgorod opB42 Sicilian, Kan
5. M Turov vs A Galkin  ½-½17 1995 AzovB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. A Galkin vs Balashov  ½-½13 1995 Moscow op2C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
7. Y Kruppa vs A Galkin  ½-½21 1996 RUS-Cup1 Chigorin memD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. G Kuzmin vs A Galkin  ½-½23 1996 RUS-Cup1 Chigorin memB42 Sicilian, Kan
9. Dreev vs A Galkin 1-034 1996 Ch Russia, XD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. A Stambulian vs A Galkin  1-054 1996 Novorossijsk opB42 Sicilian, Kan
11. Dreev vs A Galkin  1-042 1996 Ch Russia (club)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. A Galkin vs G Timoshenko  ½-½80 1996 RUS-Cup1 Chigorin memB33 Sicilian
13. A Galkin vs V M Evelev  0-125 1997 Memorial T.PetrosianC30 King's Gambit Declined
14. A Galkin vs E Cherkasova  1-017 1997 Memorial T.PetrosianC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
15. A Galkin vs M Turov  ½-½52 1997 RUS-ch U20B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
16. A Galkin vs V Malakhov  0-153 1997 RUS-ch U20B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
17. A Galkin vs Sadvakasov  ½-½33 1997 RUS-Cup5B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
18. Kharlov vs A Galkin  ½-½25 1997 RUS-Cup5B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
19. A Galkin vs Razuvaev  ½-½38 1997 RUS-Cup9B83 Sicilian
20. A Galkin vs S Beshukov  ½-½32 1997 RUS-Cup01 Chigorin memB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
21. A Rustemov vs A Galkin  ½-½41 1998 RUS-chD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. Filippov vs A Galkin  1-039 1998 RUS-chD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. A Galkin vs I Ibragimov  ½-½43 1998 RUS-chC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. G Tunik vs A Galkin  0-197 1998 RUS-chD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. A Galkin vs V Vorotnikov  ½-½25 1998 RUS-chC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-19-03  Ali Makongoro: A. Galkin is real contender by all the way.
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.
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

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.
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  polarmis: For a chess player he's got a rather surprisingly number of other jobs!

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

GALKIN, Alexander

Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Galkin!
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