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Igor Khenkin
  
Number of games in database: 752
Years covered: 1986 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2568 (2484 rapid, 2621 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2670

Overall record: +248 -94 =377 (60.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 33 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Slav (47) 
    D10 D11 D14 D17 D13
 Queen's Indian (47) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16 E14
 King's Indian (45) 
    E81 E92 E84 E60 E90
 Queen's Gambit Declined (41) 
    D37 D30 D38 D35 D39
 Grunfeld (31) 
    D85 D82 D94 D87 D80
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    A40 D02 E10 E00 A41
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (108) 
    B12 B18 B13 B10 B11
 Semi-Slav (37) 
    D45 D43 D44 D47
 Queen's Gambit Declined (29) 
    D38 D39 D30 D31 D35
 Sicilian (26) 
    B45 B40 B30 B52 B22
 Nimzo Indian (22) 
    E54 E56 E46 E34 E20
 Slav (18) 
    D11 D10 D14 D12 D16
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Khenkin vs T Jugelt, 2011 1-0
   V Tukmakov vs Khenkin, 1992 0-1
   K Asrian vs Khenkin, 2001 1/2-1/2
   Khenkin vs Shirov, 1988 1/2-1/2
   Khenkin vs Vaisser, 1999 1-0
   S Fedorchuk vs Khenkin, 2001 0-1
   M Nimtz vs Khenkin, 2000 0-1
   C Kortenbusch vs Khenkin, 2001 0-1
   Khenkin vs R Tibensky, 2002 1-0
   E Ghaem Maghami vs Khenkin, 2012 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament 2001/02 (2001)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Reggio Emilia (2007)
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   82nd German Chess Championship (2011)
   Hastings 2013/14 (2013)
   Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2005)
   Hastings 2015/16 (2015)
   3rd Aeroflot Festival (2004)
   German Championship (2006)
   Bad Wiessee (2003)
   Bratto Festival (2007)
   Politiken Cup (2007)
   Arctic Chess Challenge (2009)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   Russian Team Championship (2012)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) 2008 by Tabanus
   2008 Capablanca memorial by gauer

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Bundesliga 2018/19
   Khenkin vs M Neef (Apr-07-19) 1/2-1/2
   J Tomczak vs Khenkin (Apr-06-19) 1/2-1/2
   Khenkin vs R Wojtaszek (Mar-24-19) 1/2-1/2
   Kamsky vs Khenkin (Mar-23-19) 1-0
   Efimenko vs Khenkin (Mar-03-19) 1/2-1/2

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IGOR KHENKIN
(born Mar-21-1968, 51 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Germany)

[what is this?]

GM Igor Borisovich Khenkin was born in Vladimir, Russia. He learned the rules of chess at the age of 3 or 4 from his father. He became an IM at the age of 15 and a GM in 1992. In 1999, Igor Khenkin obtained German citizenship. He won the International Open in Andorra in 2004 and 2006, was runner up behind Niclas Huschenbeth in the German Championship in 2010, German champion in 2011 and runner up to Daniel Fridman in the 2012 German Championship.

Photos: http://www.bidmonfa.com/khenkin_igo... and http://chessbase.de/2008/dresdenoly...

Wikipedia article: Igor Khenkin

Last updated: 2018-03-12 19:19:15

 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 752  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bagirov vs Khenkin  ½-½561986URS-ch sfD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Dreev vs Khenkin  ½-½321986URS-ch sfD85 Grunfeld
3. Khenkin vs Dreev 1-0281987Riga U20D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Dreev vs Khenkin  1-0311987Riga U20A07 King's Indian Attack
5. M Brodsky vs Khenkin 0-1331987Riga U20B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. Gelfand vs Khenkin  1-0321987Riga U20D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
7. I Zaitsev vs Khenkin  1-0281988ProtvinoB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. Khenkin vs Dreev  ½-½671988Borzhomi U20D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. Shcherbakov vs Khenkin  0-1381988Borzhomi U20A14 English
10. Khenkin vs Smirin  0-1581988Borzhomi U20E17 Queen's Indian
11. Khenkin vs Shirov  ½-½491988Borzhomi U20E92 King's Indian
12. Khenkin vs Chekhov  ½-½481988Protvino-BA40 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Khenkin vs Dreev  ½-½191988Protvino-BA84 Dutch
14. Khenkin vs Vyzmanavin  1-0371988URS-ch otbor56E12 Queen's Indian
15. Khenkin vs Krasenkow 1-0261988URS-chTD85 Grunfeld
16. Khenkin vs Y Kruppa  1-0451989Podolsk GMA-qualD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
17. Khenkin vs Yurtaev  1-0391989Podolsk GMA-qualE92 King's Indian
18. Khalifman vs Khenkin  1-0441989Leningrad2D85 Grunfeld
19. Khenkin vs Kramnik ½-½171989Chigorin Memorial-BD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
20. Khenkin vs Taimanov  ½-½131989Leningrad2E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
21. Khenkin vs G Biebinger  1-0501990Baden-Baden OpenD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. Khenkin vs Shabalov  1-0481990URS-ch U26D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. Khenkin vs Vasiukov  1-0701990VoskresenskA81 Dutch
24. Khenkin vs Glek  0-1351990URSA81 Dutch
25. Khenkin vs Uhlmann  1-0421990LinzE92 King's Indian
 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 752  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-23-05  lopium: May be an interesting player.
Mar-21-06  BIDMONFA: Igor Khenkin

KHENKIN, Igor
http://www.bidmonfa.com/khenkin_igo...
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Jul-16-06  rustamrocks: Igor Khenkin wins the Andorra Open tournament by scoring 7/9 points and beating Oscar De La Riva Aguado in the last round. Congratulations to him!
Feb-02-08  jtd200: Is there any other active player with more specialization in the Caro?
May-22-08  Rubion: A delightful picture of Igor Khenkin:

http://www.chessbase.com/news/2008/...

May-22-08  MichAdams: If a girdle's good enough for Capablanca...
Nov-16-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Igor Khenkin @ Dresden 2008: http://chessbase.de/2008/dresdenoly...
Mar-21-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Happy Birthday, GM Khenkin!
Jun-14-09  Crocomule: Victor's son?
Aug-01-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  BoardLord: GM Igor Khenkin will participate in Arctic Chess Challenge 2009 in Tromsų, Norway. It starts today and in connection with this I have written a profile of him that you can read at my blog Sjakkfantomet. It's in English:

http://sjakkfantomet.blogg.no/12489...

Mar-13-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He ended 2nd today in the German championship, behind surprise winner IM Niklas Huschenbeth:

http://www.schachwochebadliebenzell...

Jul-12-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: The starter of the current controversy around the composition of the German national team.
Jun-04-11  Eastfrisian: Igor is German Champion 2011. Congratulations.
Aug-16-11  Elrathia Kingi: Top rated player at the Vienna Chess Open this year. Had a nice win last night: http://pakchess.org/tournament-news...
Mar-21-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Happy Birthday, GM Khenkin!
Nov-06-12  vinidivici: We know Khenkin from his deep analysis in the Queen vs Rook endgames. His contribution to that particular endgame is irrefutable.
Jul-23-13  waustad: He's playing in Dortmund this year. It looks like the only German born player there will be Georg Meier though there are 4 German nationals.
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