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Cristina-Adela Foisor
C Foisor 
Number of games in database: 519
Years covered: 1987 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2349 (2385 rapid, 2295 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2444

Overall record: +180 -138 =190 (54.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 11 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (64) 
    A06 A04 A05
 English (40) 
    A15 A14 A13 A10 A11
 English, 1 c4 c5 (27) 
    A36 A30 A37 A35 A34
 English, 1 c4 e5 (25) 
    A20 A26 A21 A28 A25
 King's Indian Attack (22) 
    A07 A08
 King's Indian (14) 
    E63 E62 E67 E92 E61
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (42) 
    B15 B10 B12 B18
 King's Indian (33) 
    E62 E91 E60 E76 E73
 Robatsch (27) 
 Sicilian (21) 
    B28 B40 B25 B22 B26
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A40 D02 A41 A45 E10
 Modern Defense (14) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Foisor vs E Danielian, 2006 1/2-1/2
   I Nestorovic vs C Foisor, 2010 0-1
   E Cherednichenko vs C Foisor, 2012 0-1
   K Movsziszian vs C Foisor, 2001 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2001)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Euro Club Cup (Women) (2008)
   Romanian Superliga (Women) (2011)
   Hastings Chess Congress (2013)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2014)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2010)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2016)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2016)

   V Jianu vs C Foisor (Nov-30-16) 1-0, blitz
   C Foisor vs M Marin (Nov-30-16) 0-1, blitz
   C Foisor vs V Nevednichy (Nov-30-16) 0-1, blitz
   L Vajda vs C Foisor (Nov-30-16) 1-0, blitz
   M Marin vs C Foisor (Nov-29-16) 1-0, rapid

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(born Jun-07-1967, died Jan-22-2017, 49 years old) Romania

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Married to Ovidiu-Doru Foisor, she was a WGM and an IM. Romanian Women's Champion in 1989 (=Gabriela Olarasu), 1998 (=Ligia-Letitia Jicman), 2011, 2012 and 2013. Her two daughters, WIM Mihaela-Veronica Foisor and WGM Sabina-Francesca Foisor, also play chess. She contested the FIDE Knock-out Women's World Championship (2012) but lost in the first round to Ukrainian IM Mariya Muzychuk in the Armageddon tiebreaker; all nine games of the match were drawn (she had White in the Armageddon game). Her maiden name was Badulescu.

Wikipedia article: Cristina Adela Foișor

Last updated: 2017-04-10 00:34:25

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 519  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. C Foisor vs Suba  ½-½14 1987 TimisoaraE15 Queen's Indian
2. C Foisor vs M Litinskaya-Shul  0-140 1988 Chess Olympiad (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. C Foisor vs M Drewes  ½-½46 1988 Chess Olympiad (Women)A06 Reti Opening
4. Zsofia Polgar vs C Foisor  ½-½32 1988 Chess Olympiad (Women)C26 Vienna
5. Psakhis vs C Foisor  1-040 1990 ParisE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
6. C Foisor vs N Gaprindashvili  0-144 1990 Chess Olympiad (Women)A04 Reti Opening
7. Garcia vs C Foisor  1-061 1990 GroningenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Smirin vs C Foisor  1-026 1990 Groningen opC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
9. N Gaprindashvili vs C Foisor  1-079 1991 Izt (w)E73 King's Indian
10. Suba vs C Foisor  1-044 1992 RumaniaE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
11. N Hoiberg vs C Foisor  ½-½48 1992 Debrecen Ech-W tt (1)C51 Evans Gambit
12. C Foisor vs F Braga  1-053 1992 6, it op Olot ESP (10s)A20 English
13. C Foisor vs Chiburdanidze  0-156 1992 Chess Olympiad (Women)A10 English
14. C Foisor vs A Galliamova  0-169 1992 Chess Olympiad (Women)A09 Reti Opening
15. A Galliamova vs C Foisor  ½-½8 1993 Izt wE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
16. V Tukmakov vs C Foisor  1-031 1993 Zaragoza opE91 King's Indian
17. C Foisor vs G Milos  ½-½38 1993 It (active)A20 English
18. Chiburdanidze vs C Foisor  1-032 1993 Jakarta Interzonal (Women)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
19. F Braga vs C Foisor  ½-½57 1993 10s, Zaragoza opE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
20. Tseshkovsky vs C Foisor  1-047 1993 Oviedo rapidC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. C Foisor vs M Litinskaya-Shul  ½-½76 1994 ROM-chTA21 English
22. M Muresan vs C Foisor  ½-½15 1994 ROM-chTE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
23. Chiburdanidze vs C Foisor  1-034 1994 Moscow ol (Women)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
24. Zsuzsa Polgar vs C Foisor  1-030 1994 Tournament (candidates) (w), IX, Tilburg (NetheE77 King's Indian
25. C Foisor vs Chiburdanidze 0-141 1994 Candidates (Women) TournamentA10 English
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 519  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-19-04  rochade18: Foisor is in the women's top ten. She is the first (W)GM I have ever played (simultanously). That was yesterday and now I see some of her games in this should have been the other way round.
Jun-07-06  BIDMONFA: Cristina Adela Foisor

FOISOR, Cristina Adela

Nov-26-06  fgh: Today I defeated her in blitz. It was a nice game...
Jul-14-08  tud: Cristina, veniti la Montreal din nou ?
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Married to IM Ovidiu Doru Foisor, and mother of WGM Sabina Francesca Foisor (born 1989) and WFM Mihaela-Veronica Foisor (born 1994).

Sabina lives in USA, the rest of the family recently participated in this rapid event:

Romanian champion 1989 and 1998. Biography: (in Polish)

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  Tabanus: The family runs this daily updated Romanian chess site (which gives a good first impression):

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  Tabanus: The eight time (incl. 2007, 2008 and 2009) winner of the Romanian championship IM Corina-Isabela Peptan did not participate this year. Cristina ended 3rd today:

Jul-22-10  Remizatorul: Nice pics gallery here...
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  Penguincw: Today, Foisor defeated Nino Khurtsidze with black to catch Marie Sebag and Hoang Thanh Trang for the lead. Each have 4 victories and a draw.

With 6 others just half a point back, that doesn't leave much breathing room.

Mar-06-12  tud: They are a very nice chess family. I happen to know both.
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  Penguincw: Foisor beat Victoria Cmilyte with white today (C Foisor vs V Cmilyte, 2012) to tie a top the standings with Valentina Gunina. Both have five wins and two draws.

A little bit of breathing room, with only two players half a point back and eight a full point behind.

I believe these two face off tomorrow, and it's going to be an important one, as there are only 2 rounds left.

Mar-10-12  virginmind: after the draw today with gunina she still keeps first place (shared with gunina and a. muzychuk). bravo for these excellent games at the european championship, cristina, and good luck in the remaining ones!
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  Stonehenge: According to she died today.
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  Stonehenge: and
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  cro777: R.I.P. IM WGM Cristina Adela Foișor, five times Women's Romanian Chess Champion.

She qualified for the Women’s World Chess Championship 2017, the upcoming 64-player knock-out tournament, to decide the women's world chess champion.

Cristina passed away today (22 January 2017) at 49.

Jan-22-17  sonia91: Sad news...


Jan-23-17  Eastfrisian: Too young. R.I.P.
Feb-03-17  waustad: She is listed as Olga Girya's opponent in the WWCC tournament in Tehran. I'm not sure how they are going to handle this.
Feb-06-17  paavoh: Sad news. A great loss for the family and for the chess world.

<waustad>, Girya will proceed to the 2nd round.

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  ColeTrane: Wishing well to her family during this trying time....
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  Octavia: I'm sorry to hear she died so young. She was very nice & relaxed.
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  ketchuplover: Congrats on your daughters' showing at the US championships :)
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  Absentee: <ketchuplover: Congrats on your daughters' showing at the US championships :)>

I'm afraid she can't hear you.

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