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Igor Lysyj
  
Number of games in database: 555
Years covered: 2001 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2618 (2617 rapid, 2585 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2700

Overall record: +142 -57 =263 (59.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 93 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Slav (48) 
    D12 D11 D15 D10 D14
 Queen's Gambit Declined (35) 
    D30 D38 D37 D31 D39
 Queen's Indian (24) 
    E15 E12 E17 E16
 Grunfeld (24) 
    D85 D84 D82 D96 D97
 King's Indian (23) 
    E90 E97 E60 E70 E91
 Nimzo Indian (21) 
    E32 E37 E36 E34 E53
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (68) 
    C11 C07 C10 C18 C09
 French (34) 
    C11 C10 C00
 Nimzo Indian (33) 
    E34 E20 E53 E21 E32
 Queen's Indian (27) 
    E16 E12 E17 E15 E19
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C67 C65
 English (19) 
    A14 A13 A16 A15 A18
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Bukavshin vs I Lysyj, 2015 1/2-1/2
   I Lysyj vs M Matlakov, 2014 1-0
   N Vitiugov vs I Lysyj, 2014 0-1
   K Szabo vs I Lysyj, 2012 0-1
   Mariya Kovanova vs I Lysyj, 2016 0-1
   I Lysyj vs C Lupulescu, 2015 1-0
   I Lysyj vs Wei Yi, 2015 1/2-1/2
   Karjakin vs I Lysyj, 2014 0-1
   I Lysyj vs Radjabov, 2014 1/2-1/2
   E Ghaem Maghami vs I Lysyj, 2017 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Superfinals (2014)
   67th Russian Championship Higher League (2014)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   Rilton Cup (2009)
   Russian Team Championships (2017)
   European Individual Championships (2014)
   World Cup (2011)
   European Individual Championships (2013)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Club Cup (2014)
   66th Russian Championship Higher League (2013)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2007)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   European Individual Championships (2010)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 European Individual Chess Championship
   I Lysyj vs P Potapov (Jun-08-17) 1/2-1/2
   D Forcen Esteban vs I Lysyj (Jun-07-17) 1-0
   I Lysyj vs A Boruchovsky (Jun-06-17) 1/2-1/2
   A Rosell vs I Lysyj (Jun-05-17) 1/2-1/2
   I Lysyj vs J Salomon (Jun-03-17) 1-0

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IGOR LYSYJ
(born Jan-01-1987, 30 years old) Russia
PRONUNCIATION:
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Grandmaster. Russian Champion 2014. Played in the U16 olympiad 2003 (1st reserve, +5 =2 -1).

Placed 8th in World U16 Ch 2003, 6th in Russian U20 Ch March 2006, 2nd in Zudov Memorial June 2006 (1st GM norm), 8th in Izmailov Memorial 2006 (2nd GM norm), 9th in Aratovsky Memorial 2006 (3rd GM norm), 4th in Russian U20 Ch 2007, 1st in Euro Chess Young Masters (Netherlands) Aug. 2007, 26th (best junior) in Ordix Open Aug. 2007, 2nd in Sverdlovsk region Ch 2007, 27th in Moscow Open 2008, 2nd in World University Ch (Siberia) 2008, 6th (shared) in Zvenigorod Open 2008, 9th (shared) in Russian Cup 2008, 17th in Moscow Open 2009, 48th in European Individual Ch 2009, 2nd in Voronezh Master Open (Russia) June 2009, 6th in Lake Sevan GM (Armenia) July 2009, 10th in Biel Master Open 2009, 14th in Chigorin Memorial 2009, 1st in the 2012 Moscow Open.

Played in the World Cup (2011), beating countryman GM Mikhail Kobalia and US GM Alexander Ivanov in rounds one and two before losing to Cuban GM Leinier Dominguez Perez in the Armadeddon tiebreaker after the standard games, and the two sets of rapid game tiebreakers were drawn. His leader board finish (7.5/11) in the European Individual Championships (2013) qualified him for the World Cup (2013) where he met the French GM Andrei Istratescu in the first round, defeating him by 1.5-0.5 to qualify for the 2nd round where he was eliminated when he lost to world #2 Levon Aronian after the first pair of rapid game (25+10) tiebreakers. He won the Russian Superfinals (2014).

Lysyj scored 8/11 to place equal second in the European Individual Championships (2014) and qualify for the World Cup (2015) where he defeated Constantin Lupulescu in the first round but lost to Yu Yangyi in the second set of rapid tiebreakers (10+10) (losing on time in his final game), to bow out of the tournament.

Wikipedia article: Igor Lysyj


 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 555  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Tsyvarev vs I Lysyj  ½-½332001RUS-ch U18C18 French, Winawer
2. E Polovnikova-Atalik vs I Lysyj  ½-½212001Chigorin mem openC18 French, Winawer
3. I Lysyj vs Dvoirys  0-1492001Chigorin mem openA48 King's Indian
4. A Dushenok vs I Lysyj  0-1492001Chigorin mem openA72 Benoni, Classical without 9.O-O
5. A Poluljahov vs I Lysyj  ½-½412001Chigorin mem openA40 Queen's Pawn Game
6. I Lysyj vs V Dobrov  ½-½842001Chigorin mem openD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. E Kovalevskaya vs I Lysyj  ½-½212001Chigorin mem openC03 French, Tarrasch
8. I Lysyj vs Grigoriants  ½-½1092001Chigorin mem openE12 Queen's Indian
9. Y Malinin vs I Lysyj  1-0202001Chigorin mem openA04 Reti Opening
10. I Lysyj vs P Shkapenko  1-0702001Chigorin mem openE00 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Yurtaev vs I Lysyj  ½-½4120024th Stage Russian CupC18 French, Winawer
12. I Lysyj vs A Fominyh  0-16720024th Stage Russian CupD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. R Ovetchkin vs I Lysyj  0-14920024th Stage Russian CupA04 Reti Opening
14. I Lysyj vs V Kuporosov  1-03720024th Stage Russian CupE10 Queen's Pawn Game
15. I Lysyj vs G Tunik  1-05920024th Stage Russian CupA14 English
16. A Kornev vs I Lysyj  1-02920024th Stage Russian CupA40 Queen's Pawn Game
17. I Lysyj vs S Iskusnyh  ½-½4420024th Stage Russian CupD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. S Azarov vs I Lysyj  ½-½2720024th Stage Russian CupC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
19. Y Kruppa vs I Lysyj  ½-½582002Chigorin mem-A 10thA10 English
20. I Lysyj vs Tseshkovsky  1-0392003RUS-chTA57 Benko Gambit
21. I Lysyj vs C Lassan  1-0302003Arctic Cup u16D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. A Rakhmanov vs I Lysyj  ½-½1002003Arctic Cup u16E17 Queen's Indian
23. I Lysyj vs Kevin Tan  1-0402003Arctic Cup u16A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
24. I Lysyj vs R Lovkov  ½-½412003Arctic Cup u16D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. V Kuznetsov vs I Lysyj  0-1652003Arctic Cup u16B01 Scandinavian
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 555  PGN Download
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Feb-14-08  BIDMONFA: Igor Lysyj

LYSYJ, Igor
http://www.bidmonfa.com/lysyj_igor....
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Dec-30-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Igor Lysyj, Russia, born 1 January (?) 1987. Now rated 2609, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

IM in 2005. GM in 2007. Rated 2620 in Jan. 2009. French player.

Played in the U16 olympiad 2003 (1st reserve, +5 =2 -1).

Placed 8th in World U16 Ch 2003, 6th in Russian U20 Ch March 2006, 2nd in Zudov Memorial June 2006 (1st GM norm), 8th in Izmailov Memorial 2006 (2nd GM norm), 9th in Aratovsky Memorial 2006 (3rd GM norm), 4th in Russian U20 Ch 2007, 1st in Euro Chess Young Masters (Netherlands) Aug. 2007, 26th (best junior) in Ordix Open Aug. 2007, 2nd in Sverdlovsk region Ch 2007, 27th in Moscow Open 2008, 2nd in World University Ch (Siberia) 2008, 6th (shared) in Zvenigorod Open 2008, 9th (shared) in Russian Cup 2008, 17th in Moscow Open 2009, 48th in European Individual Ch 2009, 2nd in Voronezh Master Open (Russia) June 2009, 6th in Lake Sevan GM (Armenia) July 2009, 10th in Biel Master Open 2009, 14th in Chigorin Memorial 2009.

Biographies:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_L...
http://www.onjk.nl/2007/interviews.... (interview 2007)

Pictures:
http://www.chessbase.com/news/2008/... http://www.schachclubuitikon.ch/ima... http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...

Feb-05-12  plimko: Congratulations to Igor Lysyj on winning Moscow Open 2012, performance 2847!

Official site
http://open.moschess.ru/eng/

On 'Scacchi Internazionali'
http://biker60.wordpress.com/2012/0...

Feb-06-12  Ezzy: Picture Igor Lysyj from the Moscow open 2012

http://chess-news.ru/en/sites/defau...

Feb-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Congratz for winning Moscow Open 2012!
Feb-15-12  wordfunph: GM Igor Lysyj --- Moscow Open 2012 Champion!

congratulations..

btw, how do you pronounce Lysyj?

Apr-03-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: <btw, how do you pronounce Lysyj?> "Lee-see" is close enough...
Dec-02-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Congrats to Lysyj for beating Karjakin with black (Karjakin vs I Lysyj, 2014) today. He now leads the Russian Superfinals (2014) by half a point, and his live rating is also at 2700.
Dec-07-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Congrats to Igor Lysyj for winning the Russian Superfinals (2014). He finished with 5.5/9 (+4,-2,=3), half a point ahead of Jakovenko.

Lysyj also gained 13.7 points this tournament to rise to 2699.7, which will be rounded to 2700 (assuming he doesn't compete again this month).

Aug-16-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: Another chess wedding.

GM Igor Lysyj and WFM Ludmila Figura just married:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cp_K5x6...

Aug-17-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <cro777: Another chess wedding. GM Igor Lysyj and WFM Ludmila Figura just married:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cp_K5x6...

That's called Lysyj szyzygy.

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