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Monika Tsiganova
Number of games in database: 173
Years covered: 1986 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2113 (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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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. Wojtkiewicz vs M Tsiganova  1-026 1992 openE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. M Tsiganova vs Van der Wiel  0-150 1992 Katerini opE12 Queen's Indian
6. K Kachiani-Gersinska vs M Tsiganova  ½-½51 1992 EU-chT (Women)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
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. Zsuzsa Polgar vs M Tsiganova  ½-½18 1994 Moscow olw HUN-ESTA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. M Litinskaya-Shul vs M Tsiganova  0-143 1994 Moscow ol (Women)E12 Queen's Indian
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. Edgar Avtshijev vs M Tsiganova  0-130 2001 Keres mem openA16 English
15. M Grabics vs M Tsiganova  0-132 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
16. M Tsiganova vs K Paidla  1-031 2001 ch-EST WomenD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
17. A Kangur vs M Tsiganova  0-138 2001 TCh-ESTB12 Caro-Kann Defense
18. M Tsiganova vs J Guzik 1-021 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. G Prakken vs M Tsiganova  ½-½25 2001 Keres mem openE15 Queen's Indian
20. L Piarnpuu vs M Tsiganova ½-½9 2001 ch-EST WomenA35 English, Symmetrical
21. M Tsiganova vs T Rauk  1-029 2001 TCh-ESTE14 Queen's Indian
22. A Matnadze vs M Tsiganova  1-052 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
23. J Galianina Ryjanova vs M Tsiganova  1-077 2001 Keres mem openE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
24. M Tsiganova vs H Olde  ½-½11 2001 TCh-ESTD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. J Galianina Ryjanova vs M Tsiganova  1-051 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
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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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