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Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik
E Polovnikova-Atalik 
Number of games in database: 395
Years covered: 1996 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2461 (2420 rapid, 2300 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2481

Overall record: +121 -88 =148 (54.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 38 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Gambit Declined (21) 
    D37 D38 D30 D31 D06
 Semi-Slav (18) 
    D45 D46 D43 D44 D47
 Slav (18) 
    D17 D10 D11 D15 D12
 King's Indian (15) 
    E94 E92 E90 E77 E69
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A41 E10 A50 D05 E00
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (12) 
    D20 D25 D26 D22 D27
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (22) 
    C77 C80 C67 C65 C69
 Grunfeld (17) 
    D85 D76 D71 D93 D78
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    D02 A46 A45 D00 D04
 Caro-Kann (15) 
    B12 B18 B10 B11 B13
 Slav (14) 
    D10 D11 D12 D17 D18
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D30 D38 D37 D39 D35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Cmilyte vs E Polovnikova-Atalik, 2007 0-1
   E Polovnikova-Atalik vs Skripchenko, 2006 1-0
   E Polovnikova-Atalik vs M Muzychuk, 2006 1-0
   Lahno vs E Polovnikova-Atalik, 2007 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   Isbank Ataturk Women Masters (2008)
   Biel Int'l Festival (Ladies) (2006)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2016)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2007)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2017)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2015)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2017)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   Albena Open (2012)
   European Team Chess Championship (Women) (2007)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2018)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2015)

   🏆 Women's World Championship KO
   E Polovnikova-Atalik vs M Muzychuk (Nov-08-18) 0-1
   M Muzychuk vs E Polovnikova-Atalik (Nov-08-18) 0-1
   M Muzychuk vs E Polovnikova-Atalik (Nov-08-18) 1/2-1/2
   E Polovnikova-Atalik vs M Muzychuk (Nov-07-18) 0-1
   D E Cori Tello vs E Polovnikova-Atalik (Nov-05-18) 0-1

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(born Nov-14-1982, 36 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Turkey)

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International Master and Woman Grandmaster, and wife of Suat Atalik. In April of 2006 she won the 7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006). She was Turkish Women's Champion in 2008, 2016 and 2018. Atalik is also a FIDE Instructor.

Wikipedia article: Ekaterina Atalik

Last updated: 2018-11-08 17:25:39

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 395  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs Wang Yu  1-0601996Wch U14 GirlsC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
2. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs Kholmov  ½-½321998Chigorin memC41 Philidor Defense
3. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs I Zakharevich  ½-½521999Geller Memorial (Cup Russia)A07 King's Indian Attack
4. Chekhov vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  1-0271999RUS-Cup03 (Geller mem)B01 Scandinavian
5. T Melamed vs E Polovnikova-Atalik ½-½72000S.Petersburgo it-WB30 Sicilian
6. S Bezgodova vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½132000S.Petersburgo it-WD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
7. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs Kupreichik  0-1442000Petroff Mem OpenB30 Sicilian
8. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs A M Galliamova  0-13820005th European Club Cup for WomenA07 King's Indian Attack
9. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs K Aseev  0-1262000Chigorin MemorialB30 Sicilian
10. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs V A Loginov  0-1262000Chigorin MemorialB07 Pirc
11. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs J Kochetkova  1-0302001RUS-chTW 1-LigaB40 Sicilian
12. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs A Matras-Clement  1-03520012nd ch-EUR WomenC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. T Fomina vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  0-15120012nd ch-EUR WomenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
14. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs G Olarasu  ½-½4520012nd ch-EUR WomenC78 Ruy Lopez
15. I Rajlich vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½3820012nd ch-EUR WomenA58 Benko Gambit
16. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs A Dimitrijevic  1-05920012nd ch-EUR WomenB40 Sicilian
17. S Prudnikova vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½3420012nd ch-EUR WomenC45 Scotch Game
18. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs N Bojkovic  0-12620012nd ch-EUR WomenB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
19. M Calzetta vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  1-03820012nd ch-EUR WomenC45 Scotch Game
20. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs E Fatalibekova  ½-½4020012nd ch-EUR WomenB06 Robatsch
21. I Zakurdjaeva vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½7620012nd ch-EUR WomenC49 Four Knights
22. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs I Kryukova  ½-½4320012nd ch-EUR WomenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. A Benderac vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  1-03020016th ECCWE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
24. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs C Foisor  ½-½4220016th ECCWB06 Robatsch
25. N Zhukova vs E Polovnikova-Atalik  ½-½2520016th ECCWA57 Benko Gambit
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 395  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-01-05  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)
Apr-16-06  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!
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  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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  iking: Ftacnik, Lubomir - Atalik, Ekaterina


Suleymanpasa Municipality Int. GM Closed 2016 round 03

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  sonia91: She was on verge of eliminating former women's world champion Mariya Muzychuk from the Women's World Championship KO (2018), but lost the second game (Atalik won the first game with black) after a blunder in a winning position ad went on losing the rapid tiebreakers 0.5-1.5.
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