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Artyom Timofeev
Number of games in database: 971
Years covered: 1999 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2585 (2635 rapid, 2610 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2681

Overall record: +283 -141 =444 (58.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 103 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (131) 
    B90 B92 B32 B30 B50
 Ruy Lopez (81) 
    C78 C84 C67 C91 C80
 French Defense (46) 
    C07 C10 C05 C11 C03
 Sicilian Najdorf (44) 
    B90 B92 B91
 Nimzo Indian (38) 
    E20 E54 E53 E25 E59
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (35) 
    C84 C91 C92 C90 C95
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (184) 
    B30 B36 B33 B47 B80
 Grunfeld (82) 
    D85 D70 D80 D71 D76
 Queen's Gambit Declined (40) 
    D30 D31 D37
 English, 1 c4 c5 (38) 
    A34 A37 A33 A32 A38
 Sicilian Scheveningen (29) 
    B80 B81 B83 B82
 Sicilian Dragon (27) 
    B36 B76 B78 B77 B70
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin, 2009 1-0
   A Timofeev vs Svidler, 2008 1-0
   A Timofeev vs E Najer, 2005 1-0
   A Timofeev vs E Inarkiev, 2008 1-0
   A Timofeev vs L Nozdrachev, 2014 1-0
   Leitao vs A Timofeev, 2009 0-1
   A Timofeev vs R Mamedov, 2010 1-0
   A Timofeev vs R Ovetchkin, 2007 1-0
   A Timofeev vs P Phoobalan, 2002 1-0
   Svidler vs A Timofeev, 2004 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   61st Russian Championship Higher League (2008)
   Moscow Open (2008)
   Russian Chess Championship Higher League (2011)
   41st World Junior Championship (2002)
   Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2005)
   Moscow Open A (2016)
   Russian Championship (2002)
   62nd Russian Championship Higher League (2009)
   Chigorin Memorial (2017)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)

   🏆 Russian Higher League
   A Timofeev vs E Najer (Jul-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin (Jul-04-18) 0-1
   D Paravyan vs A Timofeev (Jul-03-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Timofeev vs A Rakhmanov (Jul-02-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Sarana vs A Timofeev (Jun-30-18) 1-0

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(born Jan-06-1985, 33 years old) Russia
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GM Artyom Timofeev was runner up in the World U14 Championship in 1999, and in the World U18 Championship in 2001. He won the Russian Cup for Men 2007 and the Moscow Open A 2008 with 7.5/9 ahead of players like Vladimir Akopian, Vladimir Malakhov and Ernesto Inarkiev. Also in 2008 he won the 12th International Chess Festival "Petar Ismailov Memorial" which was organized by the popular Russian club Tomsk 400 and the 61st Russian Higher League Championships with 8/11 and a 2769 performance rating. He qualified for the World Cup (2011) through his results in the European Individual Championships (2010), but lost in the first round to Belarussian GM Sergei Azarov.


Wikipedia article: Artyom Timofeev (chess player)

Last updated: 2018-01-06 12:47:11

 page 1 of 39; games 1-25 of 971  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Timofeev vs E Alekseev  ½-½341999RUS-ch U14A36 English
2. A Timofeev vs Tseshkovsky  ½-½522000Presov opB07 Pirc
3. A Timofeev vs M Peshkov  1-0452000RUS-chJ U18B33 Sicilian
4. A Timofeev vs Jobava  ½-½392000Wch U18A37 English, Symmetrical
5. A Afonin vs A Timofeev  ½-½742001RUS-ch U18B22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. Kharlov vs A Timofeev  1-044200154th ch-RUSD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
7. A Timofeev vs A Pridorozhni  1-038200154th ch-RUSB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
8. A Galkin vs A Timofeev  ½-½52200154th ch-RUSB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
9. A Timofeev vs M Kobalia  0-180200154th ch-RUSB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. V Zakhartsov vs A Timofeev  0-147200154th ch-RUSB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
11. A Timofeev vs O Chebotarev  ½-½39200154th ch-RUSC07 French, Tarrasch
12. S Volkov vs A Timofeev  1-055200154th ch-RUSD85 Grunfeld
13. A Timofeev vs Tomashevsky  ½-½74200154th ch-RUSB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
14. A Y Potapov vs A Timofeev  ½-½61200154th ch-RUSA04 Reti Opening
15. Motylev vs A Timofeev  ½-½422001TCh-RUSB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
16. A Timofeev vs A Ozgibcev  1-0952001TCh-RUSB01 Scandinavian
17. V Akselrod vs A Timofeev  ½-½662001TCh-RUSB08 Pirc, Classical
18. S Volkov vs A Timofeev  1-0432001TCh-RUSD85 Grunfeld
19. A Timofeev vs V A Loginov  1-0852001TCh-RUSB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. A Timofeev vs V Telnov  1-0442001TCh-RUSB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
21. A Timofeev vs V Bachin  1-0372001TCh-RUSB30 Sicilian
22. S G Arkhipov vs A Timofeev  ½-½402001TCh-RUSE41 Nimzo-Indian
23. A Timofeev vs N Nikolaev  1-0382001White NightsB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
24. S Virovlansky vs A Timofeev  ½-½602001White NightsA90 Dutch
25. A Timofeev vs A Kochyev  1-0432001White NightsB32 Sicilian
 page 1 of 39; games 1-25 of 971  PGN Download
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Apr-07-05  Stevens: <appaz> lol, no i'm not american. I didn't mean that everyone speaks english as a main language, but they are far more proficient than 90% of english people are at speaking french/german/russian. I haven't met anyone from europe who couldn't at least get by in english.
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  Appaz: <Stevens> I got by very well in Poland with just English, although problems could sometimes arise. Many (most?) young people speak English, but not that many older people.

I remember traveling back from Poland. On the ferry from Poland to Sweden, I shared a cabin with two Poles on their way to Norway. I speak English, and understand a tiny bit of German; they spoke German, and understood a tiny bit of English. We had a h... of a time, talking, gesturing and drinking into the early morning. It impressed me how well we communicated, in spite of our language problems.

The bus trip through Sweden was another story. I've never had such a hangover in my life. But of course, you have to pay for having such a good time :)

Apr-07-05  WillC21: <Appaz> Why do you travel so much?
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  Appaz: <WillC21> I don't, really! :)

But I love traveling, and most of all I like to travel alone. That gives a lot of freedom to make up the route as you go, and it's much easier to meet interesting people that way.

Apr-15-05  pazzed paun: <Larsker> English is the language of business. If you live in the U.S. your chances of using another language are limited. Europeans in an 2 hour trip can go to a country that speak 3 other languages-so many people in the U.S> only speak one language.
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  Eric Schiller: <pazzed> I don't know where you live, but out here in the SF Bay area there are opportunities to speak many languages, daily. Speak Russian to chessplayers, Spanish all over the place (soem Portuguese out where I live), various Chinese languages, Japanese and Tagalog. We even have signs in many of the languages. There are also neighborhoods where Thai, Khmer, Vietnames or Korean are common. Even out on the coast, a local cafe is run by Cambodians and I've spoken Khmer there, just for practice. I've lived in New York and Chicago, where opportunities were just as great.

It isn't a matter of opportunity, just of most Americans not being interested in learning other languages. I doubt there are any American cities without Chinese and Mexican restaurants!

As a chessplayer, I have always found it useful and fun to learn a little of the local language wherever I've played. It has proven very useful!

Apr-16-05  pazzed paun: <Eric Schiller> although your point is well taken you are talking about language as recreational pastime and not as a necessity. There are places s in this country where an immigrant or even one born here can live, go to school ,work marry, raise kids, and die without ever speaking a word of English-so it even more likely that someone not in contact with an ethnic enclave would only speak English.

When I was living in Seattle there was a resturant that advertised it served American Mexican Greek Japanse food! (not on the same plate!) some combination of the owners background and travels.

Early one Saturday morning I went to Oakland's Chinatown and wandered around I was the only non-asian person for blocks-it was interesting.

Jul-03-05  WTHarvey: Artyom leapt 6 places on the July 'Top Juniors' rating list to the #4 position, a gain of 40 rating points.

Click on for some puzzles to his games.

Aug-13-06  Albertan: Timofeev is playing in the "A" section of the Montreal Empresa International. He won his first round game against Korneev.Here is the game score:

[Event "Empresa A"]
[Site "Montreal CAN"]
[Date "2006.08.08"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Korneev,O"]
[Black "Timofeev,Arty"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2638"]
[BlackElo "2657"]
[EventDate "2006.08.08"]
[ECO "B80"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 Nc6 7. Qd2 Be7 8. f3 O-O 9. O-O-O d5 10. Qe1 e5 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. exd5 cxd5 13. Bg5 Be6 14. Bc4 Bb4 15. Qxe5 Bxc3 16. bxc3 Nd7 17. Qg3 Qa5 18. Bb3 Rfc8 19. Be3 Qa3+ 20. Kd2 a5 21. Bd4 f6 22. Rhe1 Bf7 23. Qg4 Rd8 24. Re6 a4 25. Bxd5 Nf8 26. Rxf6 Bxd5 27. Rf5 g6 28. Re1 Bxa2 29. Rb5 Rd7 30. Rb4 Rc8 31. Re3 Be6 32. Qf4 Rxc3 33. Rb8 Rxe3 34. Qxe3 Qd6 35. Rxf8+ Kxf8 36. c3 a3 37. Ke2 Qa6+ 38. Kf2 a2 39. Qf4+ Rf7 40. Qb8+ Qc8 41. Qd6+ Ke8 42. c4 Qxc4 43. Bc5 Qxc5+ 44. Qxc5 a1=Q 0-1

Sep-06-06  BIDMONFA: Artyom Timofeev


Nov-15-07  Karpova: He reached the final of the Russian Cup for men and will face Vadim Zvjaginsev today and tomorrow.

Timofeev beat Malakhov 1.5-0.5 while Zvjaginsev did the same to Tomashevsky.

Nov-16-07  Karpova: Game 1:
Timofeev-Zvjaginsev 1-0
Nov-17-07  Karpova: Timofeev drew the second game so he won the Russian Cup for Men in the final with 1.5-0.5 against Vadim Zvjaginsev!

I don't know where to get the games from this event.

Jun-01-08  jon01: Timofeev defeated Ivan Sokolov with black pieces today.
Jul-05-08  Augalv: Artyom Timofeev Wins in Tomsk

12th Petar Ismailov Memorial ended on Thursday

Sport Telekanal reports that GM Artyom Timofeev won the 12th International Chess Festival "Petar Ismailov Memorial" which was organized by the popular Russian club Tomsk 400. Timofeev collected 7 points from nine rounds, the same score as Oleg Loskutov, Denis Khismatullin and Dmitry Kokarev, but he took the trophy on best additional criteria. This festival is one of the qualifiers for the Russia Cup Final which will be held in Serpuhov, Moscow in November.

Final standings:
1-4. Artyom Timofeev 2664, Oleg Loskutov 2434, Denis Khismatullin 2584 and Dmitry Kokarev 2579 - 7.0 (9) 5-9. Dmitry Bocharov 2569, Sergei Yudin 2531, Rinat Zhumabayev 2442, Roman V.Nechepurenko 2485 and Pavel Kotsur 2568 - 6.5 etc. 106 participants


Sep-14-08  Jason Frost: Artyom Timofeev won the 61st Russian Higher League Champoionships with 8/11 and a 2769 performance rating.

Oct-04-08  artyom2008: thats not me!!!!!!!!!
Feb-15-10  Don Cossacks: Go Timofeev!
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  Tabanus: European Championship 2010 final table:, then he lost the playoff today vs GM Baadur Jobava and ended 3nd.

May-11-10  Don Cossacks: Artyom Timofeev and Jan Gustafsson leading at Bosna Open

Go Timofeev!

May-12-10  Don Cossacks: Wang Hao-Timofeev the key match to determine the winner of Bosna.Go Timofeev!
Aug-31-13  hellopolgar: I have been sort of following this guy's progress after A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin, 2009 doesn't looks promising. Peaked too early?
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  cro777: Four Queens Game.

The XII International RSSU Chess Cup "Мoscow Open-2016" is beeing held from January 28 to February 8.

In Round 7 Timofeev won an interesting game with four queens on the board.

Artyom Timofeev - Urii Eliseev

Position after 47...Rg6

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48.Qxe5 1-0

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  cro777: GM Urii Eliseev (2582) won the Moscow Open 2016 with 7.5/9. His one loss was the game above.
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  Sularus: happy birthday!
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