|Feb-20-04|| ||Taidanii: Does anyone know anything about this player? |
|Feb-21-04|| ||Lawrence: Taidanii, click on the "Search Google" on this page, just under "Most Played Openings" and "Notable Games", and you'll get a bit of info. 20 years old, GM, Russian, winner of the 2003 internet contest (Dos Hermanas, just outside Seville, Spain) ahead of over 1000 entrants, some of them very strong, etc. |
|Apr-29-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Vladimir Potkin|
|Apr-13-07|| ||bauernfresser: He frequently works as second for Levon Aronian.|
|Apr-11-08|| ||zoren: this guys rating shot up, maybe because with his cooperation with aronian|
|Jun-05-08|| ||Xeroxx: the brother of pol potkin|
|Nov-24-08|| ||Benzol: He's going to play in the 2009 Queenstown Classic.|
|Oct-31-09|| ||Tabanus: He ended 3rd today in the quite strong Open Rohde tournament (France), see|
|Feb-13-10|| ||HeMateMe: potkin is a dead ringer for a young bill clinton. uncanny resemblance. See chess base photo.|
|Jun-28-10|| ||wordfunph: his ICC handle is "Porter"..|
|Dec-11-10|| ||falso contacto: holds karjakin to a draw with black.|
|Dec-12-10|| ||HeMateMe: Judo black belt, when not playing chess and locking up oligarchs.|
|Mar-26-11|| ||kevins55555: Go to http://www.chessgames.com/chessstats. That page is very useful.|
|Mar-28-11|| ||Penguincw: This player is doing pretty well.
Vladimir Potkin 6/7 (+5 -0 =2) [view games]
So far,unshared first place.
|Mar-28-11|| ||falso contacto: this might be the potkin who seconded aronian. I can remeber an interview on chesscafe.|
|Mar-28-11|| ||zoren: <falso contacto> Yes he is the same Potkin. Apparently their cooperation has helped Potkin a lot since their cooperation started when Potkin was only ~2490-2500 FIDE.|
|Apr-02-11|| ||Ezzy: Potkin is the 2011 European champion winning on tiebreak with 8.5/11|
|Apr-04-11|| ||Don Cossacks: Congratulations GM Potkin!|
|Apr-08-11|| ||polarmis: Here's an interview with Potkin. He talks about how he won the European Championship, coaching Nepomniachtchi and cheating in chess:|
p.s. <falso contacto>, yes it's the same Potkin: http://www.chesscafe.com/text/misha... In the latest interview he also talks about working with Aronian.
|Sep-07-11|| ||wordfunph: Potkin-Grischuk WCC tiebreaker games today, will he make it against monster Grischuk?|
maybe 25% chance..
|Jun-28-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Potkin!
|Jul-29-14|| ||zanzibar: http://dubai2014wrb.com/en/playerbi...
Bio stats + photographs from Dubai 2014.
More fiery hair color than other photos I've seen.
|Feb-26-15|| ||offramp: His name is an anagram of DRANK VOMIT.|
|Feb-26-15|| ||Mr. V: <offramp: His name is an anagram of DRANK VOMIT.>
No, in fact, it's not.|
|Feb-26-15|| ||schweigzwang: Spoilsport.|