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Monika Tsiganova
Number of games in database: 184
Years covered: 1986 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2111 (2101 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2282
Overall record: +60 -69 =55 (47.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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Most played openings
A46 Queen's Pawn Game (9 games)
E14 Queen's Indian (8 games)
E61 King's Indian (6 games)
B90 Sicilian, Najdorf (6 games)
E94 King's Indian, Orthodox (6 games)
B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation (5 games)
D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav (4 games)
D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav (4 games)
D30 Queen's Gambit Declined (4 games)
E60 King's Indian Defense (4 games)

   S Chang vs M Tsiganova (Sep-13-16) 1-0
   Hoang Thi Bao Tram vs M Tsiganova (Sep-12-16) 1/2-1/2
   M Tsiganova vs A Guerrero Rodriguez (Sep-11-16) 1-0
   M Tsiganova vs B I Franco Valencia (Sep-09-16) 1-0
   A Pourkashiyan vs M Tsiganova (Sep-08-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-08-1969, 47 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 8; games 1-25 of 184  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Hegeler vs M Tsiganova  1-036 1986 TallinnB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. S Vuksanovic 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. M Tsiganova vs H Olde  ½-½11 2001 TCh-ESTD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. M Tsiganova vs T Rauk  1-029 2001 TCh-ESTE14 Queen's Indian
16. Kanep vs M Tsiganova 1-027 2001 TCh-ESTD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. H Luik vs M Tsiganova  ½-½23 2001 TCh-ESTE12 Queen's Indian
18. M Tsiganova vs M Keskel  ½-½36 2001 TCh-ESTD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Reet Pikkmets vs M Tsiganova  ½-½13 2001 TCh-ESTA34 English, Symmetrical
20. A Kangur vs M Tsiganova  0-138 2001 TCh-ESTB12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. B Lelumees vs M Tsiganova  0-128 2001 TCh-ESTB58 Sicilian
22. M Tsiganova vs S Prudnikova  ½-½50 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
23. J Galianina Ryjanova vs M Tsiganova  1-051 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
24. M Tsiganova vs J Guzik 1-021 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. N Agababean vs M Tsiganova  0-136 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenE46 Nimzo-Indian
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May-29-06  EmperorAtahualpa: This player's family name basically means "gypsy" (or "Roma" as gypsies are officially called).
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  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:

Jun-01-08  jon01: And she became the champion for the ninth time in 2008.
Apr-22-11  BLarsen1967: Here's a pic
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