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E Polovnikova-Atalik 
Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik
Number of games in database: 258
Years covered: 1996 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2409 (2399 rapid, 2374 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2481
Overall record: +83 -63 =112 (53.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (15) 
    E90 E92 E70 E94 E91
 Sicilian (13) 
    B30 B40 B51 B31 B22
 Slav (12) 
    D10 D17 D11 D15 D12
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E44 E55 E47 E39 E33
 Semi-Slav (9) 
    D46 D45 D47 D43 D44
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A41 E10 D05 D02 E00
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C77 C80 C65 C69 C88
 Slav (15) 
    D10 D15 D11 D12 D17
 Petrov (9) 
    C42 C43
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D76 D85 D91 D93 D90
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    D02 A45 D04 A46 E00
 Scotch Game (7) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Cmilyte vs E Polovnikova-Atalik, 2007 0-1
   E Polovnikova-Atalik vs A Skripchenko, 2006 1-0
   Lahno vs E Polovnikova-Atalik, 2007 0-1
   Khurtsidze vs E Polovnikova-Atalik, 2004 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   Isbank Ataturk Women Masters (2008)
   Biel Int'l Festival (Ladies) (2006)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2010)
   Turkish Championship (2006)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   Euro Club Cup (Women) (2008)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)
   Albena Open (2012)
   Canadian Open (2007)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   European Team Chess Championships (Women) (2007)
   Golden Sands (2012)

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(born Nov-14-1982, 32 years old) Russia (citizen of Turkey)

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IM and WGM, and wife of Suat Atalik. In April of 2006 she won the 7th European Women Chess Championship.

Wikipedia article: Ekaterina Atalik

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 258  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs Wang Yu  1-060 1996 Wch U14 GirlsC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
2. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs Kholmov  ½-½32 1998 Chigorin memC41 Philidor Defense
3. Chekhov vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  1-027 1999 RUS-Cup03 (Geller mem)B01 Scandinavian
4. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs I Zakharevich  ½-½52 1999 Geller Memorial (Cup Russia)A07 King's Indian Attack
5. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs K Aseev  0-126 2000 Chigorin MemorialB30 Sicilian
6. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs Kupreichik  0-144 2000 Petroff Mem OpenB30 Sicilian
7. T Melamed vs E Polovnikova-Atalik ½-½7 2000 S.Petersburgo it-WB30 Sicilian
8. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs A Galliamova  0-138 2000 5th European Club Cup for WomenB40 Sicilian
9. S Bezgodova vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½13 2000 S.Petersburgo it-WD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
10. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs V A Loginov  0-126 2000 Chigorin MemorialB07 Pirc
11. A Smelov vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  0-152 2001 Chigorin mem openE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. S Prudnikova vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½34 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenC45 Scotch Game
13. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs E Bystryakova  ½-½26 2001 Chigorin mem openC02 French, Advance
14. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs A Matras  1-035 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. I Zakurdjaeva vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½76 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenC49 Four Knights
16. N Zhukova vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½25 2001 6th ECCWA57 Benko Gambit
17. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs S Shamugia  0-138 2001 Chigorin mem openB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
18. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs A Dimitrijevic  1-059 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenB40 Sicilian
19. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs J Kochetkova  1-030 2001 RUS-chTW 1-LigaB40 Sicilian
20. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs Shumiakina  ½-½44 2001 6th ECCWB30 Sicilian
21. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs S Muratov 1-048 2001 Chigorin mem openB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
22. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs E Fatalibekova  ½-½40 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenB06 Robatsch
23. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs C Foisor  ½-½42 2001 6th ECCWB06 Robatsch
24. V A Loginov vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  1-034 2001 Chigorin mem openA07 King's Indian Attack
25. I Rajlich vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½38 2001 2nd ch-EUR WomenA58 Benko Gambit
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 258  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Karpova: According to she's going to marry Suat Atalik. He is double her age.
Nov-01-05  notsodeepthought: From the same article: "The two will play a blitz match to decide who is the boss..." Well, at least it's not a correspondence match - that wouldn't be a good start to the marriage.
Nov-01-05  azaris: Is this called a Reverse Alekhine?
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  Robin01: Sounds more like robbing the craddle to me.
Nov-07-05  Udit Narayan: Hmmm...she's beautiful.
Nov-11-05  notsodeepthought: Update - the blitz match between the newlyweds ended in a draw, according to For the time being, neither will boss the other around (at least officially).
Apr-15-06  BIDMONFA: Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik


Apr-15-06  Bobak Zahmat: Congrats to Ms Atalik for winning the 7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
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  ahmadov: Congratulations to Katya!!! I think the marriage with Turkey's number one manifests itself in her performance.

Udachi vam Katya i Suat!

Apr-16-06  stanleys: Congratulations Ekaterina!You dind't steal your victory.Think you are capable of acheiving even more - your talent is obvious
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  keypusher: <Is this called a Reverse Alekhine?> Cute!
Oct-01-09  DarthStapler: This is the name of that dog in that show
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  Tabanus: 17th place, 2522 perf. and best woman in the 1st Negroponte Open (Greece) 9-17 August 2010:

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