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Dibyendu Barua
Number of games in database: 354
Years covered: 1980 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2449
Highest rating achieved in database: 2521
Overall record: +137 -87 =121 (57.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      9 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (92) 
    B58 B33 B32 B92 B83
 Two Knights (21) 
    C55
 Giuoco Piano (17) 
    C50 C53
 Caro-Kann (14) 
    B14 B13
 French Defense (13) 
    C07 C01 C03 C00 C09
 Sicilian Scheveningen (11) 
    B83 B85 B84
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (33) 
    C11 C05 C02 C00 C01
 Petrov (20) 
    C42 C43
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D31 D36 D30 D37 D35
 Semi-Slav (15) 
    D46 D43 D45
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (14) 
    D20 D22 D24 D25 D26
 French (13) 
    C11 C00
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Barua vs H Spangenberg, 1996 1-0
   D Barua vs Korchnoi, 1982 1-0
   M Basman vs D Barua, 1991 0-1
   D Barua vs M Damit, 1983 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Euwe Stimulans (2007)
   Indian Championships (2003)
   Hogeschool Zeeland Tournament (2007)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   Gibraltar Masters (2004)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   Groningen Open (2012)

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DIBYENDU BARUA
(born Oct-27-1966, 48 years old) India

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Dibyendu Barua won the Gold Medal for the 2nd board at the Chess Olympiad in 1990. He became a Grandmaster in 1991. He is married to Woman International Master Saheli Dhar-Barua.

Wikipedia article: Dibyendu Barua


 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 354  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. D Barua vs Jansa  ½-½39 1980 CalcuttaB83 Sicilian
2. Taimanov vs D Barua ½-½60 1982 IndiaA38 English, Symmetrical
3. D Barua vs Kupreichik  1-067 1982 IndienB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
4. D King vs D Barua  1-034 1982 Lloyds Bank op 06thC42 Petrov Defense
5. D Barua vs Ftacnik  0-171 1982 London LBB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. D Barua vs Korchnoi 1-054 1982 London LBC50 Giuoco Piano
7. Bagirov vs D Barua  1-049 1983 FrunzeD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. D Barua vs J Sarfati  1-054 1983 5th Asian Team ChC50 Giuoco Piano
9. D Barua vs Kupreichik  ½-½12 1983 New DelhiB32 Sicilian
10. D Barua vs M Damit 1-033 1983 5th Asian Team ChB30 Sicilian
11. Tseshkovsky vs D Barua  1-064 1983 FrunzeC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
12. D Barua vs K Mokry  0-145 1983 FrunzeC50 Giuoco Piano
13. K Forooghi vs D Barua  0-144 1983 5th Asian Team ChD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
14. E Torre vs D Barua  1-054 1983 5th Asian Team ChD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. D Barua vs Vasiukov  0-146 1983 FrunzeB30 Sicilian
16. Qi Jingxuan vs D Barua  1-051 1983 5th Asian Team ChC42 Petrov Defense
17. Speelman vs D Barua  ½-½59 1983 British chA30 English, Symmetrical
18. D Barua vs N Murshed ½-½65 1983 5th Asian Team ChB40 Sicilian
19. D Barua vs M Lodhi  1-040 1983 5th Asian Team ChC50 Giuoco Piano
20. D Barua vs Yurtaev  1-075 1983 Frunze (Kyrgyzstan)B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
21. J Liew vs D Barua  ½-½55 1983 5th Asian Team ChC42 Petrov Defense
22. Chiburdanidze vs D Barua  ½-½52 1984 New DelhiC42 Petrov Defense
23. D Barua vs Chiburdanidze  0-138 1985 Lloyds Bank opC50 Giuoco Piano
24. D Barua vs Adams  1-042 1985 BCF-chB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
25. Tseshkovsky vs D Barua  ½-½42 1986 CalcuttaC42 Petrov Defense
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 354  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-14-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: Here's a picture of today's player of the day: http://www.telegraphindia.com/10410...
Apr-14-05  your brilliance: Thank you <cubsfan>. There is surprisingly little information about Barua on the web. He was actually India's first "chess prodigy" before Anand, but he became a GM (India's 2nd) after Anand. DOB: 10/27/1966. Perhaps some of the other visitors to the site could add more info.
Apr-14-05  WTHarvey: Here are a few diagrams of 'must win' positions in Dibye's games. http://www.wtharvey.com/baru.html
Apr-14-05  mymt: these is some more info in search google at the top of this page.Thanks cu8sfan its good to see who we are talking about,& even a short BIO is appreciated.
Jun-30-05  chesswonders: The well known contemporary players from India namely Viswanathan Anand, Krishnan Sasikiran, Pentala Harikrishna, Koneru Humpy all hail from the southern part of India. This guy is one of the few players who's not from south and had been quite a sensation amongst the country's chess lovers, during his peak. He is the second GM from the country.
Jun-30-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: These player of the day seems to be recycling faster and faster. :-))
Jun-30-05  mahmoudkubba: <chesswonders>:as for the difference for some between south and north do u mean by saying south near cilan island?? and north near Botan??
Jul-07-05  chesswonders: <mahmoudkubba>I meant south - southern half of India
north - the northern half
Mar-30-06  JASAHA: I had the opportunity to play a friendly game with Debyendu while I was in Kolkata in the 1980's. He gave me a lesson in serious chess play!! I also had a game with he father which I managed to draw. Debyendu would occasionally come to the West Bengal Chess association and play there. I believe he was very strong in Guicco Piano (as well as in other openings).
Mar-30-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  chancho: <JASAHA: I believe he was very strong in Guicco Piano (as well as in other openings).>

Beating Korchnoi in a Giuoco is quite a feat.

D Barua vs Korchnoi, 1982

Mar-31-06  Open Defence: and he had a penchant for the Petroff if I remember right
Aug-07-06  harifan: Barua beat GM Konstantin Landa to go into the lead with 2 others (Erenburg and Li Shilong) after the 4th round of the Vlissingen tournament.
Aug-09-06  harifan: L'Ami-Barua is a Cambridge Springs Variation of the Queen's Gambit Declined ... 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 c6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. Nd2
Aug-12-06  harifan: Barua finished 5th with a performance of 2604 in Vlissingen.
Aug-18-06  harifan: Barua to play in England next month - http://in.news.yahoo.com/060817/48/...
Oct-27-06  BIDMONFA: Dibyendu Barua

BARUA, Dibyendu
http://www.bidmonfa.com/barua_dibye...
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Nov-03-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Winner of the 9th United Insurance & United Leasing GM Tournament 21-29 August 2009:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr246...

Nov-03-09  Open Defence: < your brilliance: Thank you <cubsfan>. There is surprisingly little information about Barua on the web. He was actually India's first "chess prodigy" before Anand, but he became a GM (India's 2nd) after Anand. DOB: 10/27/1966. Perhaps some of the other visitors to the site could add more info. > actually we thought he would become a GM before Anand, but Anand improved very quickly
Apr-06-10  indianchessupdates: .

India's Veteran GM Dibyendu Barua, finished 7th (joint fourth) with 6.0/9 points. He earned around 11 elo points for this performance.

http://indianchessupdates.blogspot....

May-18-10  harish22: i doubt if he was the first indian progidy. and he was not in running to be the first indian GM anyway. The first indian GM norm was won by Praveen Thipsay, an other non-southern player. Later the shortening of time controls cost Thipsay his game. Barua did have great results at international stage. The win over Korchnoi and gold medal on the second board at Olympaid were his best performances. For some period he performed brilliantly at international stage. But he was not well prepared and was very inconsistent. Even at his zenieth he was the third best indian player after Anand and Thipsay. Very unconventional and handled knights beautifully in some games.
Oct-27-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  fm avari viraf: Long time ago, when I was playing my National '' Chess Championship at Calcatta, in 1976, his father brought him [Dibendu] to my table where I was analysing my game with the former National Champion late Mr R.B. Sapre & requested me to play a game with him so that I can give my honest opinion regarding his talents. As our game progressed, he could understand our plans & gave the appropriate replies even at the tender age. I soon concluded that one day, he is going to be GM & bring laurels to our country. My predictions came to reality.
Oct-27-11  montree: Dibyendu was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Later his family migrate to Calcutta. His has an excellent sense of defense, never studied chess openings. I saw him winning against decent players with opening like 1. e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d3 ...
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