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Pavel Smirnov
Number of games in database: 436
Years covered: 1997 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2611 (2689 rapid, 2559 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2641
Overall record: +160 -86 =165 (59.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      25 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (73) 
    B90 B33 B42 B46 B35
 Ruy Lopez (29) 
    C67 C78 C72 C97 C91
 Caro-Kann (17) 
    B12 B18 B17 B19
 Sicilian Najdorf (16) 
    B90 B96 B92
 French Defense (14) 
    C18 C11 C10 C12 C02
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (13) 
    C97 C91 C99 C95 C87
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (87) 
    B30 B33 B31 B51 B22
 Semi-Slav (21) 
    D45 D47 D43 D49 D44
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E21 E34 E32 E46 E39
 Sicilian Najdorf (15) 
    B90 B91 B93 B96 B92
 King's Indian (13) 
    E81 E97 E63 E73 E92
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C91 C67 C88 C78 C65
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   P Smirnov vs Rublevsky, 2004 1-0
   H Hayrapetyan vs P Smirnov, 2013 0-1
   P Smirnov vs A Belozerov, 2002 1-0
   P Smirnov vs S Sjugirov, 2014 1/2-1/2
   Aronian vs P Smirnov, 2004 0-1
   Aronian vs P Smirnov, 2004 1/2-1/2
   P Smirnov vs D Solak, 2013 1-0
   S Kravtsov vs P Smirnov, 2012 0-1
   P Smirnov vs P Maletin, 2012 1-0
   P Smirnov vs V Zvjaginsev, 2011 1/2-1/2

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

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Baku Open (2013)
   Russian Team Championship (2007)
   57th Russian Championship Qualifier (2004)
   Russian Championships (2002)
   Moscow Open (2007)
   Russian Team Championships (2011)
   Moscow Open (2013)
   Baku Open (2014)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2007)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   20th European Club Cup (2004)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   Aeroflot Open (2006)

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PAVEL SMIRNOV
(born Apr-27-1982, 32 years old) Russia
PRONUNCIATION:
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Grandmaster, who was born in Mezhdurechensk*. 2nd in the 2002 Russian Championship and =1st (4th on tiebreak) at the 17th Petr Izmailov Memorial 2013 and outright first at the Baku Open (2013).

*Wikipedia article: Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo Oblast


 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 436  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. P Smirnov vs Chiburdanidze 0-138 1997 RUS-Cup5B12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. P Smirnov vs A Belozerov  1-037 1999 RUS-chT (club)C78 Ruy Lopez
3. P Smirnov vs A Belozerov  ½-½47 1999 RUS-ch sfC02 French, Advance
4. Kharlov vs P Smirnov  1-044 2000 RUS-ch 53rdE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
5. P Smirnov vs K Aseev  ½-½8 2001 54th ch-RUSA04 Reti Opening
6. P Smirnov vs S Shipov  1-039 2001 54th ch-RUSB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. C Weiss vs P Smirnov  0-132 2001 2nd IECCA10 English
8. P Smirnov vs I Kurnosov  ½-½34 2001 6th Leg Russian CupA90 Dutch
9. Ni Hua vs P Smirnov  1-085 2001 CHN-RUS Summit JuniorsB30 Sicilian
10. A Utnasunov vs P Smirnov  0-144 2001 54th ch-RUSB30 Sicilian
11. Tiviakov vs P Smirnov  1-048 2001 2nd IECCB23 Sicilian, Closed
12. P Smirnov vs L Cyborowski  ½-½41 2001 2nd IECCC41 Philidor Defense
13. V Akselrod vs P Smirnov  ½-½15 2001 6th Leg Russian CupB08 Pirc, Classical
14. P Smirnov vs Bu Xiangzhi 0-161 2001 CHN-RUS Summit JuniorsB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
15. M Kobalia vs P Smirnov  1-044 2001 54th ch-RUSE97 King's Indian
16. P Smirnov vs T Likavsky  1-048 2001 2nd IECCB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. P Kazakov vs P Smirnov  0-152 2001 6th Leg Russian CupE92 King's Indian
18. Bu Xiangzhi vs P Smirnov  1-032 2001 CHN-RUS Summit JuniorsE81 King's Indian, Samisch
19. P Smirnov vs Motylev  0-121 2001 54th ch-RUSD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. P Smirnov vs V Zvjaginsev  ½-½36 2001 2nd IECCB12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. P Smirnov vs E Postny  ½-½47 2001 EuChJun BoysC67 Ruy Lopez
22. O Dancevski vs P Smirnov  0-141 2001 2nd IECCE70 King's Indian
23. P Smirnov vs R Popov  1-030 2001 6th Leg Russian CupC12 French, McCutcheon
24. P Smirnov vs Ni Hua 1-049 2001 CHN-RUS Summit JuniorsB42 Sicilian, Kan
25. P Smirnov vs Dolmatov  1-034 2001 54th ch-RUSC18 French, Winawer
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 436  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-05-04  narwhal: Awwww...! Chessgames.com has chosen Pavel Smirnov to be the "player of the day." Smirnov, unfortunately, has the distinction of being Teimour Radjbaov's "whipping boy" (although to be sure, you can't use games played at non-classical time controls to prove that)....Awwww...! Chessgames.com ought to be commended for today's choice...=)
Dec-05-04  Swindler: I wonder if he is better than Beer ?
Dec-05-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  tamar: Maybe not better, but certainly stronger!
Dec-05-04  BradMajors: narwhal, your comment made absolutely no sense.
Anyway I remember seeing Smirnov still an IM and over 2600. What is the highest IM rating ever?
Dec-05-04  narwhal: Of course my comment made total 100% sense. I was just joking about his "lame" performance against Radjabov in the 2004 FIDE WCC. It's like poking fun at Pedro Martinez of the Boston Red Sox (we in the Ukraine are big American baseball fans) for saying that "Curt Schilling is my daddy."
Dec-05-04  narwhal: Yes, I mean 100% sense. =)
Dec-05-04  BradMajors: how was it lame? 5 draws, one win. "Whipping boy".?
Oct-17-05  sitzkrieg: <his "lame" performance > lol
Apr-26-06  BIDMONFA: Pavel Smirnov

SMIRNOV, Pavel
http://www.bidmonfa.com/smirnov_pav...
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Apr-03-09  Dredge Rivers: Why doesn't his brother Yakov have an entry? :)
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