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Yona Kosashvili
Number of games in database: 54
Years covered: 1986 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2531
Highest rating achieved in database: 2580
Overall record: +27 -11 =16 (64.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (9) 
    B50 B30 B32 B42 B46
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C78 C65 C91 C92 C77
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C96 C67 C91 C90 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (5) 
    C96 C91 C90
 Bogo Indian (4) 
 Vienna Opening (4) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Y Kosashvili vs Korchnoi, 2002 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Curacao Open (2002)

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(born Jul-03-1970, 45 years old) Georgia (federation/nationality Israel)

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GM Yona Kosashvili MD was born in Tblisi, Georgia but together with his parents he emigrated to Israel in 1972. He is married to Zsofia Polgar since 1999 and they have two children together - Alon (2000) and Yoav (2003).

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 54  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Kraidman vs Y Kosashvili  ½-½32 1986 ISR-chD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
2. Y Kosashvili vs P Haba  1-038 1989 EU-chT (Men)C80 Ruy Lopez, Open
3. Y Kosashvili vs Van Wely  0-142 1989 EU-chJ U20 ArnhemB83 Sicilian
4. Y Kosashvili vs R Storm 1-026 1989 Biel MTO opB01 Scandinavian
5. M Lanzani vs Y Kosashvili  ½-½40 1989 EU-chT (Men)C55 Two Knights Defense
6. Y Kosashvili vs N Davies  1-050 1989 Tel Aviv (Israel)B06 Robatsch
7. Hur Yasin vs Y Kosashvili  0-154 1989 EU-chT (Men)C77 Ruy Lopez
8. H Van Riemsdijk vs Y Kosashvili  0-157 1990 Novi Sad ol (Men)C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. Y Kosashvili vs Taimanov  0-161 1990 Tel AvivB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. Galego vs Y Kosashvili  ½-½48 1990 Tel aviv olC25 Vienna
11. J Sorensen vs Y Kosashvili  0-140 1990 Ch World (juniors)C25 Vienna
12. D Hergott vs Y Kosashvili  ½-½93 1990 Novi Sad ol (Men)E17 Queen's Indian
13. V Beim vs Y Kosashvili  ½-½26 1990 Tel-Aviv BIKURIE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
14. Y Kosashvili vs J Pacheco Asmat  1-026 1990 Novi Sad ol (Men)B30 Sicilian
15. Psakhis vs Y Kosashvili  1-046 1991 Israel 52/531E17 Queen's Indian
16. Y Kosashvili vs Psakhis  1-043 1991 Tel AvivC78 Ruy Lopez
17. M D Tseitlin vs Y Kosashvili  ½-½16 1992 It (b)C25 Vienna
18. Salov vs Y Kosashvili 1-083 1993 Barcelona ECE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. Smirin vs Y Kosashvili  ½-½49 1993 HaifaC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. Y Kosashvili vs Sutovsky  1-045 1993 Tel AvivA48 King's Indian
21. Y Kosashvili vs N Davies  1-043 1994 It (cat.11)C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. Y Kosashvili vs V Beim  1-050 1994 Rishon Le ZiyyonB07 Pirc
23. Y Kosashvili vs Sutovsky  ½-½65 1994 ISRA48 King's Indian
24. Y Kosashvili vs K Mokry  ½-½65 1995 EUCup Gr4C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. Smirin vs Y Kosashvili  ½-½49 1995 HaifaC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Sneaky: He's now married to Sofia Polgar.
Dec-01-02  drukenknight: has his game improved or gone south?
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sneaky: Well he just tied for 1st place with Korchnoi at the Curacao Open!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Caissanist: ... and hasn't played at all since then. Neither has Sofia.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Caissanist: From a posting by <duchamp64> on the Sofia Polgar board:

< Learned at her appearance in Las Vegas: Sophia's husband is a physician who is about to do his M.D. residency in Canada -- so Sophia will be moving there with him soon. Sophia is a talented and published artist who does cartoons and caricatures.>

Dec-01-05  Chopin: I wonder if Kosashvili has ever played against any of the 3 sisters before in a tournament. It's safe to say that their children will have chess genes.

Jul-03-06  BIDMONFA: Yona Kosashvili


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  wordfunph: GM Kosashvili with career-high of 2549..

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