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Pavel Ponkratov
Number of games in database: 556
Years covered: 2001 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2610 (2732 rapid, 2642 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2624

Overall record: +118 -68 =100 (58.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 270 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (63) 
    B90 B32 B54 B33 B30
 French Defense (26) 
    C00 C02 C18 C11 C15
 Queen's Pawn Game (18) 
    E00 A45 D02 A40 D01
 Caro-Kann (17) 
    B12 B11 B10 B15
 English (14) 
    A13 A15 A12 A11 A16
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B90 B93 B91
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (36) 
    C11 C18 C00 C02 C03
 Modern Benoni (33) 
    A70 A56 A62 A57 A60
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A46 A45 D02 E00 E10
 English, 1 c4 c5 (17) 
    A33 A30 A37 A34 A35
 Sicilian (16) 
    B27 B20 B90 B46 B40
 Slav (15) 
    D12 D17 D11 D16 D10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Egorov vs P Ponkratov, 2013 0-1
   A Sibriaev vs P Ponkratov, 2013 0-1
   P Ponkratov vs E Schiendorfer, 2012 1-0
   P Ponkratov vs V Kovalev, 2015 1-0
   P Ponkratov vs W So, 2009 1-0
   P Ponkratov vs A Goryachkina, 2018 1/2-1/2
   P Ponkratov vs M Vavulin, 2013 1-0
   P Ponkratov vs I Kurnosov, 2012 1/2-1/2
   P Ponkratov vs G Pap, 2012 1-0
   A Stukopin vs P Ponkratov, 2011 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rilton Cup (2009)
   Russian Under-20 Championship (2008)
   Russian Team Championship (Major League) (2017)
   Russian Team Championship (2018)
   Russian Team Championship (2010)
   Moscow Open A (2016)
   Chigorin Memorial (2013)
   Moscow Open (2013)
   Russian Higher League (2018)
   66th Russian Championship Higher League (2013)
   Aeroflot Open (2012)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2017)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2018)

   🏆 Blitz World Championship
   K Sychev vs P Ponkratov (Dec-30-18) 1-0, blitz
   P Ponkratov vs R Hovhannisyan (Dec-30-18) 0-1, blitz
   P Ponkratov vs I Salgado Lopez (Dec-30-18) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   B Grachev vs P Ponkratov (Dec-30-18) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   P Ponkratov vs Ivan Popov (Dec-30-18) 1/2-1/2, blitz

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(born Jul-15-1988, 30 years old) Russia
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Grandmaster. 1st in Russian Students Ch 2008 and 2009.

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 592  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Bjorntoft vs P Ponkratov  1-04620015th OpenA22 English
2. P Ponkratov vs D Pikula  0-1442001MTOB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
3. P Ponkratov vs R Costantini  1-0392001MTOB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. A Scetinin vs P Ponkratov 0-1232001MTOC45 Scotch Game
5. R Musalov vs P Ponkratov  ½-½412001MTOC44 King's Pawn Game
6. V M Golod vs P Ponkratov  ½-½282006Cappelle la GrandeA58 Benko Gambit
7. P Ponkratov vs Y Drozdovskij  0-1322006Cappelle la GrandeC02 French, Advance
8. P Ponkratov vs Mehdi Moulay  1-0292006Cappelle la GrandeC55 Two Knights Defense
9. K Jakubowski vs P Ponkratov  1-0272006Cappelle la GrandeC41 Philidor Defense
10. P Ponkratov vs Korchnoi ½-½572007Memorial V.S.ArhipovB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
11. P Ponkratov vs Motylev  ½-½172008Moscow OpenB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
12. P Ponkratov vs R Nechepurenko  1-0372008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA16 English
13. N Chadaev vs P Ponkratov  1-0472008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipC15 French, Winawer
14. P Ponkratov vs R Lovkov  ½-½422008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB54 Sicilian
15. Ivan Popov vs P Ponkratov  0-1712008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
16. P Ponkratov vs A Shimanov  1-0212008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
17. S Sjugirov vs P Ponkratov  ½-½802008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
18. P Ponkratov vs D Lintchevski  1-0652008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
19. E Romanov vs P Ponkratov  0-1592008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipE70 King's Indian
20. P Ponkratov vs V Papin ½-½272008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
21. P Ponkratov vs D Andreikin  ½-½602008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
22. A Rakhmanov vs P Ponkratov  ½-½602008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
23. P Ponkratov vs E Najer 0-1362008Russian Team ChampionshipB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
24. V Yemelin vs P Ponkratov  ½-½572008Russian Team ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
25. D Khismatullin vs P Ponkratov  0-1512008Russian Team ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 592  PGN Download
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Feb-18-09  BIDMONFA: Pavel Ponkratov


Feb-20-09  midnightsun88: This guy beat prodigy Wesley So in Aeroflot Open.Congratulations and good luck Pavel!
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  Tabanus: IM Pavel Ponkratov, Russia, born 15 July 1988. Now rated 2582,

IM in 2006. GM soon? French player. ICC: Infernal-XaM

Played in the U16 olympiad 2003 (board 4, +7 =1 -0).

Placed 11th in World U16 Ch 2003, 7th in European U16 Ch 2003, 2nd in Russian U16 Ch 2004, 6th in Arhipov Memorial (Russia) Jan. 2007, 69th in Moscow Open 2008, 1st in Russian Students Ch 2008, 3rd in Russian U20 Ch 2008, 14th in Moscow Open 2009, 5th in Gyumri GM 2009, 3rd in Corporation Center Cup (Russia) 2009, 1st in Russian Students Ch 2009, 29th in Voronezh Open 2009, 7th in Gubernators Cup Ugra (Khanty-Mansiysk) 2009.

Pictures: (Black)

He seems to be friend of GM Igor Lysyj. Both are on the students champion "Mining University" team. The two are currently playing in Rilton Cup (Sweden).

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  Tabanus: Winning with the French:

[Event "Moscow op-A"]
[Date "2009.02.08"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Guseinov, Gadir"]
[Black "Ponkratov, Pavel"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2661"]
[BlackElo "2558"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nge2 dxe4 5. a3 Be7 6. Nxe4 Nf6 7. Qd3 Nc6 8. Bf4 O-O 9. O-O-O e5 10. dxe5 Qxd3 11. cxd3 Nd5 12. Bg3 Bf5 13. N2c3 Rad8 14. Nxd5 Rxd5 15. f4 Rfd8 16. Re1 Nd4 17. Bf2 h5 18. Rg1 Bc5 19. Nxc5 Rxc5+ 20. Kb1 Rcd5 21. h3 Bh7 22. Rc1 Ne6 23. g3 c5 24. Ka2 b6 25. Be2 h4 26. Bg4 Bxd3 27. Be3 Nd4 28. gxh4 Ne2 29. Bxe2 Bxe2 30. Rg2 Bd1 31. f5 Rxe5 32. Bh6 Rxf5 33. Bxg7 Kh7 34. Bc3 a5 35. Rg1 Be2 36. Rce1 Rf2 37. Ka1 a4 38. Be5 Rd2 39. Bc3 Rd5 40. Rg7+ Kh6 41. Rxf7 Rxf7 42. Rxe2 b5 43. Kb1 Kh5 44. Re6 Kxh4 45. Rb6 c4 46. Rh6+ Kg3 47. h4 Rff5 48. Kc2 Rf2+ 49. Kc1 Kh3 50. Re6 Rg2 51. Be1 Rf5 52. Re3+ Kg4 53. Re7 Kf3 54. Bd2 Rd5 55. Bg5 Kg4 56. Re4+ Kh5 57. Re8 Rf5 58. Re1 Rff2 59. Re5 Rf1+ 0-1

Aug-07-17  Xeroxx: Svidlers BFAM.
Dec-29-18  paavoh: A fine performance with 10/15 at the Rapid Championship 2018.
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