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Vasile Sanduleac
Number of games in database: 158
Years covered: 1993 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2420 (2308 rapid, 2391 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2519

Overall record: +48 -35 =75 (54.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (34) 
    B52 B40 B51 B53 B30
 King's Indian Attack (11) 
 Giuoco Piano (7) 
    C53 C54
 Pirc (5) 
    B07 B08
 Caro-Kann (5) 
    B18 B17
With the Black pieces:
 Robatsch (16) 
 Caro-Kann (16) 
    B18 B12 B10 B15 B17
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    A41 D02
 Slav (11) 
    D15 D11 D13 D12 D10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Sanduleac vs C Paun, 2012 1-0
   Y Ramsingh vs V Sanduleac, 2002 0-1
   V Sanduleac vs J Izijk, 2014 1-0
   V Sanduleac vs Z Parnicki, 2001 1/2-1/2
   V Sanduleac vs S Solcanean, 2001 1-0
   V Sanduleac vs Ivan Buljovcic, 2001 1-0
   V Sanduleac vs C Siclovan, 2012 1-0
   V Sanduleac vs A Diermair, 2014 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   European Club Cup (2015)

   🏆 Romanian Open
   L Yankelevich vs V Sanduleac (Nov-27-17) 1/2-1/2
   V Sanduleac vs A Istratescu (Nov-26-17) 0-1
   V Sanduleac vs M Costachi (Nov-24-17) 1/2-1/2
   V Sanduleac vs V Nevednichy (Nov-22-17) 0-1
   Fedorov vs V Sanduleac (Nov-21-17) 0-1

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(born Jan-02-1971, 48 years old) Moldova

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IM in 1997, GM in 2006, FIDE Trainer in 2014 and International Arbiter in 2015. Played in six olympiads 1998-2008. Champion of Moldova in 1998, 2001, 2003, 2007, and 2008. Winner of "December 1989 Revolution" 2004, 2nd in Winter Cup Bucharest 2006, 2nd in Open Galati 2006. Winner of Grand Prix Balcani (Romania) 2010.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 158  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Sanduleac vs A Prilepov  1-0261993Kishinev opC41 Philidor Defense
2. V Sanduleac vs Dautov  ½-½33200034th OlympiadB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
3. L B Hansen vs V Sanduleac  ½-½27200034th OlympiadA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
4. A G Aleksandrov vs V Sanduleac  1-039200034th OlympiadA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
5. G Vescovi vs V Sanduleac  ½-½31200034th OlympiadB08 Pirc, Classical
6. V Sanduleac vs Meng-Kong Wong  ½-½42200034th OlympiadA00 Uncommon Opening
7. D K Johansen vs V Sanduleac  1-051200034th OlympiadD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. V Sanduleac vs M Bodescu  1-0362001Astral OpenB06 Robatsch
9. V Varaciuc vs V Sanduleac  1-0472001Astral OpenA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
10. V Sanduleac vs M Wunnink  1-0332001Astral OpenB53 Sicilian
11. V Sanduleac vs C Nanu  0-1452001Astral OpenA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
12. V Sanduleac vs A Manea  1-0272001Astral OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
13. Dobrivoj Popovic vs V Sanduleac  1-0712001Backa OpenB06 Robatsch
14. V Sanduleac vs S Srdjanov  ½-½592001Backa OpenB08 Pirc, Classical
15. V Sanduleac vs Z Parnicki  ½-½662001Backa OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
16. V Sanduleac vs S Solcanean  1-0392001Backa OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
17. D Leskur vs V Sanduleac  ½-½562001Backa OpenB06 Robatsch
18. V Sanduleac vs M Pucovski  1-0392001Backa OpenB53 Sicilian
19. P Benkovic vs V Sanduleac  ½-½532001Backa OpenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
20. B Maksimovic vs V Sanduleac 0-1452001TCh-YUGA06 Reti Opening
21. V Sanduleac vs S Brenjo  0-1452001TCh-YUGC55 Two Knights Defense
22. V Savicevic vs V Sanduleac  1-0432001TCh-YUGB06 Robatsch
23. V Sanduleac vs I Shkuro  1-0252001ULIM CupB53 Sicilian
24. R Soltanici vs V Sanduleac  0-1432001ULIM CupC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
25. V Sanduleac vs D S Pavlovic  ½-½222001ULIM CupB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: It's an honor to be the first kibitzer of GM Vasile Sanduleac. This GM is as big as a fridge (no pun intended)..
Nov-22-09  Sem: He plays interesting openings at times, going his own way.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Vasile Sanduleac, Moldova, born 2 January 1971. Now rated 2470,

IM in 1997. GM in 2006. Rated 2519 in July 2006.

Played in the olympiads 1998 (1st reserve), 2000 (board 2), 2002 (board 4), 2004 (board 4), 2006 (board 4), and 2008 (1st reserve).

Champion of Moldova 2001, 2007, 2008, and two more times? Winner of "December 1989 Revolution" 2004, 2nd in Winter Cup Bucharest 2006, 2nd in Open Galati 2006.

Biography: (in German) (in Polish)


Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Winner of Grand Prix Balcani (Romania) 19-25 August 2010:

Jan-02-19  BIDMONFA: Vasile Sanduleac


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