Number of games in database: 439
Years covered: 1994 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2578 (2539 rapid, 2613 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2653
Overall record: +155 -64 =124 (63.3%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
96 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
M Kazhgaleyev vs S Shoker, 2005 1-0
E Barbosa vs M Kazhgaleyev, 2016 0-1
S M Rahman vs M Kazhgaleyev, 2001 0-1
M Kazhgaleyev vs M Gurevich, 2008 1-0
M Kazhgaleyev vs Topalov, 2012 1-0
Gelfand vs M Kazhgaleyev, 2012 1/2-1/2
M Kazhgaleyev vs M Dziuba, 2009 1-0
M Kazhgaleyev vs A Ipatov, 2010 1/2-1/2
E Iturrizaga vs M Kazhgaleyev, 2010 0-1
M Kazhgaleyev vs Van Wely, 2010 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Grand Prix d'Echecs (2004)
Corsica Masters (2006)
13th Dubai Open (2011)
Asian Chess Championship (2005)
Tata Steel Group C (2011)
Karpos Open (2015)
President's Cup (2008)
Cappelle la Grande (2010)
38th World Open (2010)
8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
Aeroflot Open (2006)
Moscow Open (2007)
Chess Olympiad (2012)
Chess Olympiad (2016)
M Kazhgaleyev vs Arif Abdul Hafiz (May-05-17) 1/2-1/2
M Kazhgaleyev vs A Rahman (May-03-17) 1/2-1/2
S Mahmudov vs M Kazhgaleyev (May-02-17) 0-1
J Tan vs M Kazhgaleyev (Mar-01-17) 1/2-1/2, rapid
R Edouard vs M Kazhgaleyev (Mar-01-17) 0-1, rapid
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| page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 439
|1. Savon vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||1-0||49||1994||Orel2||E91 King's Indian|
|2. S Zagrebelny vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||1-0||29||1995||It open||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|3. M Kazhgaleyev vs Miles
|| ||½-½||21||1995||Capelle la Grande||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|4. M Kazhgaleyev vs M Golubev
|| ||½-½||41||1995||Yalta op||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|5. M Kazhgaleyev vs G Welling
|| ||½-½||27||1996||Capelle la Grande open||B06 Robatsch|
|6. T Farley vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||0-1||34||1996||01||C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense|
|7. Stripunsky vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||½-½||41||1996||Pardubice (Czech Republic)||C26 Vienna|
|8. M Kazhgaleyev vs Kholmov
||0-1||32||1996||Komercni Banka op||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|9. K Arakhamia-Grant vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||½-½||27||1997||4th World Team Ch||C26 Vienna|
|10. M Kazhgaleyev vs J Becerra Rivero
|| ||1-0||42||1997||4th World Team Ch||E70 King's Indian|
|11. Lputian vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||½-½||61||1997||4th World Team Ch||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
|12. M Kazhgaleyev vs Pelletier
|| ||1-0||76||1997||4th World Team Ch||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|13. Dreev vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||½-½||41||1997||4th World Team Ch||E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)|
|14. Speelman vs M Kazhgaleyev
||1-0||61||1997||4th World Team Ch||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|15. M Kazhgaleyev vs V Malaniuk
|| ||1-0||34||1997||4th World Team Ch||C53 Giuoco Piano|
|16. M Kazhgaleyev vs Z Kozul
|| ||1-0||65||1997||4th World Team Ch||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|17. M Kazhgaleyev vs Kaidanov
|| ||½-½||17||1997||4th World Team Ch||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|18. Fedorov vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||1-0||67||1998||ol (men)||C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense|
|19. M Kazhgaleyev vs Kharlov
|| ||0-1||53||1999||Linares Anibal op 6th||B30 Sicilian|
|20. M Fierro vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||0-1||52||1999||Anibal Open||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|21. M Kazhgaleyev vs V Saravanan
|| ||1-0||40||1999||Anibal Open||E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)|
|22. A Minasian vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||½-½||20||1999||Anibal Open||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|23. V Okhotnik vs M Kazhgaleyev
|| ||0-1||39||1999||Anibal Open||B06 Robatsch|
|24. M Kazhgaleyev vs A Sulypa
|| ||1-0||32||1999||Anibal Open||D97 Grunfeld, Russian|
|25. M Kazhgaleyev vs Ramesh
|| ||1-0||74||1999||Anibal Open||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
| page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 439
|Nov-30-05|| ||Koster: First to kibitz this page! Never heard of Kazwhatever but he crushed Radjubov today with black.|
|Dec-01-05|| ||notyetagm: And what a move he made, 31 ... ♗g3!!.
[Event "FIDE World Cup"]
[Site "Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez: exchange variation, 5.O-O"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Ne7 6. Nxe5 Qd4 7. Qh5 g6
8. Qg5 Bg7 9. Nd3 f5 10. e5 c5 11. b3 b6 12. Bb2 Qg4 13. Qe3 Nd5 14. Qe1 Bb7
15. f3 Qg5 16. Nc3 O-O-O 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Qe2 f4 19. b4 c4 20. Nf2 Rhe8 21.
Rfe1 Qe7 22. a3 Kb8 23. d3 cxd3 24. cxd3 g5 25. d4 h5 26. Qxa6 g4 27. Qe2
Bf6 28. Ne4 Bh4 29. Rf1 Rg8 30. Kh1 Rdf8 31. Nd2 Bg3 32. Rfc1 Qh4 ♗lack
|Dec-01-05|| ||notyetagm: The point is that after 32 hxg3 fxg3 White is one tempo short of stopping the standard h-file mating idea of 33 ... ♕h4+ 34 ♔g1 ♕h2+ 35 ♔f1 ♕h1#. That is, in the following position White is one tempo short of stopping this mating sequence:|
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White is one tempo short of stopping the mate down the h-file because he needs to clear both the e2-queen and the f1-rook self-blocks for his king <but he has only one move to move both pieces>. If either piece had not been on these respective squares, the sacrifice would not have been sound because the White king would have been able to flee to safety in the center of the board via ♔h1-g1-f1-e2.
|Dec-08-05|| ||ahmadov: This guy gave an interview to the world chess cup official web site, in which he also speaks about Radjabov. To my great surprise, the reporter names the interview "Murtaz Kazgaleev: Radjabov didnít impress me.", in which Murtaz does not say anything of this kind. He speaks about Radjabov's problems but does not say that Teimour had not surprised him.|
|Apr-11-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Murtas Kazhgaleyev|
|Apr-11-06|| ||wallytherhino: stop spamming your website bidmonfa we all[all viewers who see www.chessgames.com] know the adress site already|
|Apr-11-06|| ||BIDMONFA: wallytherhino, link Kazhgaleyev - photo player
|Nov-09-06|| ||sitzkrieg: <Bidmonfa> Plz keep "spamming".
Does anyone know where this GM comes from? He did quite well in Corsica rapid.|
|Nov-10-06|| ||oao2102: I believe this player is from Kazakhstan. Anyone know if the games from Corsica Masters are in the database yet?|
|Nov-10-06|| ||sitzkrieg: Thanks for the info <oao>. Hopefully games will be placed in the database soon.|
|Dec-05-06|| ||papynchase: He won the Asian Games rapid event in front of the more illustrious Chinese and Indian GMs. He beat Harikrishnan en route to the first gold medal being contended for chess which made its debut in the games.|
|Nov-10-09|| ||Tabanus: He won the Paris Open this year (2009):
|Aug-26-10|| ||Tabanus: Placed 2nd in the 6th Pichay Cup (Philippines) 21-26 August 2010:|
|Nov-17-14|| ||ketchuplover: happy birthday|
|Aug-04-15|| ||sonia91: He came 2nd at the Australian Open 2015, won by Ni Hua: http://chess-results.com/tnr157180....|
He wrote a curious diary about his experience in Australia:
Article with photos: http://en.chessbase.com/post/unstop...
|Oct-23-15|| ||Retireborn: In New in Chess his name is spelt "Kazhgaleev", which I suppose is cognate with names like Bareev and Dreev, but demonstrates again the difficulties of consistent transliteration.|
|Jan-14-17|| ||sonia91: He won the Ivan Bukavshin Memorial blitz tournament in Togliatti, Russia: http://ruchess.ru/en/news/all/murta...|
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