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Monika Tsiganova
Number of games in database: 173
Years covered: 1986 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2094 (2183 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2282
Overall record: +57 -66 =50 (47.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation (4 games)
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MONIKA TSIGANOVA
(born Aug-08-1969, 45 years old) Estonia

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She is a women's IM & FIDE Trainer. Estonian champion (w) in 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 173  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Ehrke vs M Tsiganova  1-036 1986 TallinnB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. S Kalevic vs M Tsiganova  ½-½43 1986 TallinnB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
3. M Tsiganova vs I Nei  ½-½15 1990 Kuopio opB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
4. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs M Tsiganova  ½-½51 1992 EU-chT (Women)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. Wojtkiewicz vs M Tsiganova  1-026 1992 openE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
6. M Tsiganova vs Van der Wiel  0-150 1992 Katerini opE12 Queen's Indian
7. M Tsiganova vs J Guilbert  ½-½60 1993 Cappelle op 09thD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
8. M Tsiganova vs B Stillger  1-025 1993 Groningen Chess Festival; GM openD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
9. M Litinskaya-Shul vs M Tsiganova  0-143 1994 Moscow ol (Women)E12 Queen's Indian
10. Zsuzsa Polgar vs M Tsiganova  ½-½18 1994 Moscow olw HUN-ESTA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. M Tsiganova vs M Litinskaya-Shul  ½-½45 1996 Parnu-CE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. M Tsiganova vs Chiburdanidze 0-132 1998 Elista ol (Women)E14 Queen's Indian
13. M Tsiganova vs A Caoili  0-161 2000 Istanbul ol (Women)D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. V Bashkite vs M Tsiganova  0-122 2001 Keres mem openB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. S Budylina vs M Tsiganova  0-136 2001 ch-EST WomenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
16. Reet Pikkmets vs M Tsiganova  ½-½13 2001 TCh-ESTA34 English, Symmetrical
17. M Tsiganova vs A Lugovoi 0-134 2001 Keres mem openE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
18. M Tsiganova vs K Toma  1-032 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA15 English
19. M Tsiganova vs V Bashkite  0-144 2001 ch-EST WomenE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
20. M Tsiganova vs M Keskel  ½-½36 2001 TCh-ESTD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. N Agababean vs M Tsiganova  0-136 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenE46 Nimzo-Indian
22. M Tsiganova vs Lutsko  0-166 2001 Keres mem openE61 King's Indian
23. M Tsiganova vs T Fomina  1-060 2001 ch-EST WomenB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
24. B Lelumees vs M Tsiganova  0-128 2001 TCh-ESTB58 Sicilian
25. Edgar Avtshijev vs M Tsiganova  0-130 2001 Keres mem openA16 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-29-06  EmperorAtahualpa: This player's family name basically means "gypsy" (or "Roma" as gypsies are officially called).
Jun-01-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Monika Tsiganova from Estonia.
Birthdate: 8-8-1969

So far 8 times Estonian Chess Champion in 1994,1995,1997,1999,2001,2004,2005,2007. (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estoni...)

Jun-01-08  jon01: And she became the champion for the ninth time in 2008.
Apr-22-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  BLarsen1967: Here's a pic
http://greekchess.com/euro2007/phot...
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