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Dharshan Kumaran
Number of games in database: 33
Years covered: 1990 to 2001
Last FIDE rating: 2505
Overall record: +13 -9 =11 (56.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jun-07-1975, 43 years old) United Kingdom

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 33  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Brooks vs D Kumaran  1-0441990New York opB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
2. Bisguier vs D Kumaran  0-1401990New York OpenE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
3. D Kumaran vs Kamsky  ½-½401990New York OpenE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
4. Igor Ivanov vs D Kumaran 0-130199115th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
5. D Kumaran vs Gulko  0-1461991Vienna opE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
6. D Kumaran vs Waitzkin  1-0731992OakhamA57 Benko Gambit
7. D Kumaran vs Shirov  0-1371992OakhamE92 King's Indian
8. Hebden vs D Kumaran  ½-½601992BCF-chE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
9. D Kumaran vs Pavasovic  ½-½271993Wch U18D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Sadler vs D Kumaran  ½-½921993Dublin ZonalA57 Benko Gambit
11. D Kumaran vs Miles 1-0151993Dublin ZonalD02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Speelman vs D Kumaran  1-0461993Dublin ZonalE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
13. K Murugan vs D Kumaran  0-1321993BCF-chA15 English
14. D Kumaran vs Hebden  ½-½601993BCF-chE92 King's Indian
15. J Howell vs D Kumaran  1-032199317th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
16. D Kumaran vs M Houska  1-023199317th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA80 Dutch
17. D Kumaran vs Hebden  1-046199317th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenE97 King's Indian
18. D Kumaran vs Kharlov 0-12119933rd Principe de Asturias rapidD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. D Kumaran vs Salov  1-03019933rd Principe de Asturias rapidE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. Smirin vs D Kumaran  1-02819933rd Principe de Asturias rapidB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
21. M Basman vs D Kumaran 0-123199418th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
22. D Kumaran vs Psakhis  ½-½30199418th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
23. D Kumaran vs Miles  0-133199418th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenE73 King's Indian
24. D Kumaran vs I Miladinovic  1-0651994Wch U20D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
25. D Kumaran vs Ashley  ½-½421995Ch Marshall Chess Club, IV-V, New York (USA) (1E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
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Jun-07-06  BIDMONFA: Dharshan Kumaran

KUMARAN, Dharshan

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  wordfunph: he's a GM from England..

current rating = 2505

he has no games since 2000, any news on him?
happy birthday Dharshan!

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  GrahamClayton: There is a Dr Dharshan Kumaran who is working at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in London. I presume this is him.
Dec-09-17  Prugno: GM Kumaran is by far the strongest chess player among the authors of the Alpha Zero paper, so perhaps he had a special role in the project...
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