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Abhijit Kunte
Number of games in database: 552
Years covered: 1991 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2504 (2427 rapid, 2440 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2568

Overall record: +179 -72 =258 (60.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 43 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B22 B80 B33 B50 B27
 Reti System (20) 
    A06 A04 A05
 King's Indian (19) 
    E62 E60 E63 E61 E94
 Queen's Pawn Game (18) 
    A41 E10 A40 E00 A45
 English (16) 
    A13 A14 A15 A10
 Slav (16) 
    D10 D11 D15 D12 D17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (92) 
    B43 B42 B47 B40 B83
 Sicilian Kan (29) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Nimzo Indian (26) 
    E32 E20 E48 E24 E53
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A45 A46 D02 E00 A40
 Sicilian Taimanov (21) 
    B47 B48 B49 B45
 Queen's Indian (21) 
    E15 E12 E17 E16
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Borg vs A Kunte, 2000 0-1
   M Al-Modiahki vs A Kunte, 2001 0-1
   Leitao vs A Kunte, 2000 0-1
   A Kunte vs S Sahu, 2001 1-0
   A Kunte vs Z Almasi, 2000 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Indian Premier National A Championship (2009)
   Indian Championship (2003)
   Commonwealth and South African Open (2011)
   11th BCC Thailand Open (2011)
   43rd Indian Championship (2006)
   Canadian Open (2007)
   Kolkata Open (2012)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   Gibraltar Masters (2004)
   World Open (2007)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

   🏆 Pro Chess League
   A Kunte vs S Kukk (Jan-31-18) 1-0, rapid
   A Kunte vs Ehlvest (Jan-31-18) 0-1, rapid
   Onischuk vs A Kunte (Jan-31-18) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   Kanep vs A Kunte (Jan-31-18) 0-1, rapid
   A Kunte vs S Agdestein (Jan-25-18) 1-0, rapid

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(born Mar-03-1977, 41 years old) India

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He's a GM. Indian champion in 1997 and 2000. British champion in 2003.

Wikipedia article: Abhijit Kunte

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 552  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Vescovi vs A Kunte  0-1301991Ch World (cadets)C25 Vienna
2. C Bauer vs A Kunte 1-0661991WchJ-14C35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
3. A Kunte vs H Tirard  ½-½571993Wch U16A07 King's Indian Attack
4. M Agopov vs A Kunte  0-1681993Ch World (cadets) (under 16)C55 Two Knights Defense
5. Sutovsky vs A Kunte  ½-½441993ChWmU16 Bratislava UCZEOC55 Two Knights Defense
6. A Kunte vs Oral 0-1381995Wch U20B06 Robatsch
7. R Sergejev vs A Kunte  0-1411995Ch World (juniors) (under 20)C45 Scotch Game
8. A Kunte vs U Garbisu  1-0171995Ch World (juniors) (under 20)C29 Vienna Gambit
9. H Proehl vs A Kunte  1-0801995Ch World (juniors) (under 20)C26 Vienna
10. Pavasovic vs A Kunte 1-0281995Wch U20C45 Scotch Game
11. Sadvakasov vs A Kunte  ½-½461996Asia-ch BoysC55 Two Knights Defense
12. A Kunte vs Kasimdzhanov  0-1551996Asia-ch BoysC77 Ruy Lopez
13. A Kunte vs Ponomariov  0-1361997Wch U20A07 King's Indian Attack
14. Z Rahman vs A Kunte  ½-½441998CalcuttaA15 English
15. A Kunte vs Y Kruppa  0-1351998Linares Anibal op 5thC00 French Defense
16. G Sargissian vs A Kunte  0-1191998Ubeda op 3rdB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
17. A Kunte vs V Koshy  ½-½481999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
18. Ramesh vs A Kunte  ½-½111999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. A Kunte vs R G Hegde  1-0571999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. T Bakre vs A Kunte  0-1371999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB42 Sicilian, Kan
21. A Kunte vs N Das  0-1551999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. D V Prasad vs A Kunte  ½-½151999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB42 Sicilian, Kan
23. A Kunte vs S K Rathore  1-0561999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. T S Ravi vs A Kunte  ½-½471999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB40 Sicilian
25. A Kunte vs A Deshmukh  ½-½221999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDA06 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 552  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-23-04  chessman6555: He is from India and when he is in his form,he often comes out with stunning flying colours.
Jul-19-06  samsal27: Abhijit Kunte is 4/4 in the Canadien Open after beating IM Fidel Corrales. He is in sole lead after this game ... [Event "2006 Canadian Open"]
[Date "2006.07.18"]
[Round "4OPEN"]
[White "Kunte, Abhijit"]
[Black "Corrales, Fidel"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteELO "2535"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[BlackELO "2492"]
[BlackTitle "IM"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O b5 6.Bb3 Bb7 7.d3 Bc5 8.Be3 d6 9.Nbd2 O-O 10.a3 h6 11.h3 Kh8 12.c3 Qd7 13.Qe2 Rae8 14.Bxc5 dxc5 15.Qe3 Qd6 16.Bc2 Nh5 17.Nb3 c4 18.dxc4 bxc4 19.Nc5 Bc8 20.Rfd1 Qf6 21.Nd7 Bxd7 22.Rxd7 Rb8 23.Ba4 Ne7 24.Rd2 Nf4 25.Ne1 Nc8 26.Rad1 Nd6 27.Kh2 Rb6 28.g3 Ne6 29.Re2 Ng5 30.h4 Ne6 31.Nf3 Rfb8 32.Rd5 Rxb2 33.Rxe5 Rxe2 34.Qxe2 Rb1 35.Kg2 Qg6 36.Qe3 Rb2 37.Bd7 Rb3 38.Bxe6 fxe6 39.Nd4 Rxa3 .Rxe6 Qf7 41.Re5 a5 42.Rc5 Ra2 43.Nf5 a4 44.Nxd6 cxd6 45.Ra5 a3 46.Qd4 Kh7 47.Ra7 Qf8 48.h5 Kh8 49.Ra5 Kh7 50.Ra6 Kh8 51.Ra7 Kh7 52.e5 dxe5 .Qe4 Kh8 54.Ra8 Rxf2 55.Kh3 a2 56.Rxf8 Rxf8 57.Qh1 e4 58.Qa1 Rf2 59.Qe1 Rf6 60.Qa1 Rf2 61.Qe1 Kg8 62.Qd1 Kh7 63.Qe1 e3 64.Qxe3 a1Q 65.Qxf2 Qxc3 66.Qf5 Kg8 67.Qe6 Kf8 68.Qd6 Kf7 69.Qd7 Kf6 70.Qd6 Kf5 71.Qg6 1-0

Jul-19-06  samsal27: Kunte drew with GM Alexander Moiseenko in the 5th round of the Canadian Open. He is now joined in the lead by GM Huzman and GM Arencibia ...
Jul-25-06  SNiraj: Kunte is the joint winner of the Canadien Open with 7/9 points! The cowinner is GM Walter Arencibia ...
Jul-25-06  SNiraj: For his efforts, Kunte earned USD 4500 and 12 Elo rating points.
Aug-03-06  SNiraj: Nice interview of Kunte ...
Aug-07-06  SNiraj: Kunte to play in Malaysia next along with GM Pravin Thipsay and IM Lanka Ravi.
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  Albertan: Kunte along with Chowdhury,Ganguly,Venkatesh,Chanda,Nisha Mohta, and Anupama Gokhale all played at the 2005 Canadian Open, which I attended. The Indian players had a team-like atmosphere which must have been nice for all of them being so far away from home.
Aug-15-06  SNiraj: <The Indian players had a team-like atmosphere which must have been nice for all of them being so far away from home> Good to hear this. How did you fare <Albertan>?
Aug-16-06  SNiraj: Kunte has been faring brilliantly in blitz as well -!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Albertan: SNiraj: <The Indian players had a team-like atmosphere which must have been nice for all of them being so far away from home> Good to hear this. How did you fare <Albertan>?

SNiraj I didn't play in the Canadian Open, I helped with the demo boards.

Aug-23-06  SNiraj: <Albertan> Cool.
Oct-02-06  samsal27: Kunte at number eight in the Indian rankings in the October list -
Oct-22-08  ILikeFruits: i like...
his name...
Premium Chessgames Member
  bharatiy: he seems to have peaked. Don,t think will improve a lot.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Abhijit Kunte, India, born 3 March 1977. Now rated 2522,

IM in 1997, GM in 2000. Rating peaks 2568 in 2001 and 2005. Indian champion 1997 and 2000. British champion 2003.

Played in the olympiads 1998 (board 3), 2000 (board 2), 2002 (board 4) and 2004 (1st reserve). Played in Asian Team Ch 1999 (board 3), 2003 (1st reserve), 2005 (board 2) and 2008 (board 3).

Biographies: (in Polish)

Pictures: (with GM Krishnan Sasikiran)

He is playing today 1st round in Khanty-Mansiysk in the 3rd World Cup (2009)

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  HeMateMe: Run One for the Gipper!


Dec-06-12  BIDMONFA: Abhijit Kunte

KUNTE, Abhijit

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  GrahamClayton: On the 5th of January 2014 in Mumbai, Kunte set a new Indian simultaneous record, playing 155 opponents:


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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Abhijit Kunte.
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