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Vladimir Baklan
Number of games in database: 498
Years covered: 1992 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2600 (2664 rapid, 2616 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2656

Overall record: +188 -45 =247 (64.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 18 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (120) 
    B30 B22 B52 B90 B40
 French Defense (29) 
    C18 C10 C02 C03 C12
 Ruy Lopez (28) 
    C78 C77 C67 C84 C60
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
    B90 B91 B92 B96 B97
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B12 B18 B16 B17
 Scotch Game (17) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (73) 
    B67 B56 B50 B22 B28
 French Defense (36) 
    C11 C07 C01 C03 C18
 King's Indian (30) 
    E62 E97 E94 E73 E60
 Queen's Indian (27) 
    E15 E12 E17 E14 E16
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (24) 
    B67 B66 B61 B63 B62
 French (17) 
    C11 C13 C10 C12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Volokitin vs Baklan, 2014 0-1
   Baklan vs K Pretterhofer, 2013 1-0
   Baklan vs T Bromann, 2010 1-0
   V Gashimov vs Baklan, 2001 0-1
   A Moiseenko vs Baklan, 2001 0-1
   Baklan vs J Gallagher, 2001 1-0
   K Mona vs Baklan, 2012 0-1
   Baklan vs A Vouldis, 2003 1-0
   Joel Benjamin vs Baklan, 2001 0-1
   Yusupov vs Baklan, 1997 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2001)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   French Team Championship (2014)
   Dubai Open (2010)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   15th Unive Open (2011)
   Reykjavik Open (2010)
   Cappelle la Grande (2006)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   Wroclaw Chess Festival (2010)
   14th Dubai Open (2012)
   Nakhchivan Open (2015)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2012)
   XXIV European Club Cup (2008)

   Baklan vs N Nestorovic (Feb-28-17) 1/2-1/2
   M Pap vs Baklan (Feb-28-17) 1/2-1/2
   Baklan vs J Carow (Feb-27-17) 1/2-1/2
   F Osmanodja vs Baklan (Feb-27-17) 0-1
   C Noe vs Baklan (Feb-26-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-25-1978, 39 years old) Ukraine
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Grandmaster (1998). Champion of Ukraine in 1997 and 1998.

Wikipedia article: Vladimir Baklan

 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 498  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Svidler vs Baklan  1-042 1992 juniorsC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
2. Shaked vs Baklan  0-146 1992 WchJM U14 DuisburgB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
3. Baklan vs Leko  0-153 1992 WchJM U14 DuisburgB30 Sicilian
4. Baklan vs M Turov  1-055 1992 Wch U14B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
5. T Gelashvili vs Baklan  0-135 1993 EU-ch U16C18 French, Winawer
6. Baklan vs Leko  0-151 1994 WchJ-U16 SzegedB40 Sicilian
7. G Timoshenko vs Baklan  ½-½50 1995 Platonov memB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
8. Baklan vs J Stocek  1-049 1995 EU-ch U18B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. Baklan vs Y Kruppa  ½-½11 1995 Platonov memC02 French, Advance
10. J Brenninkmeijer vs Baklan  1-048 1996 Koop Tjuchem opA57 Benko Gambit
11. Baklan vs Smejkal  1-044 1997 Bundesliga 9798C45 Scotch Game
12. Yusupov vs Baklan 0-144 1997 Bundesliga 9798A59 Benko Gambit
13. J Hellsten vs Baklan  0-137 1997 Bundesliga /98A57 Benko Gambit
14. Y Kruppa vs Baklan  ½-½31 1997 Momotov memA33 English, Symmetrical
15. Baklan vs G Timoshenko  ½-½22 1997 Momotov memB30 Sicilian
16. Baklan vs Kasimdzhanov  ½-½42 1997 Cappelle op 13thB50 Sicilian
17. Baklan vs Macieja 1-039 1997 World JuniorsC45 Scotch Game
18. Baklan vs Gligoric  1-040 1998 YUG-chTC45 Scotch Game
19. Movsesian vs Baklan  1-061 1998 Groningen opB56 Sicilian
20. M Brodsky vs Baklan  0-150 1998 UKR-ch opB66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
21. Baklan vs Sadler  ½-½11 1998 Bundesliga -9B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
22. J Hall vs Baklan  ½-½36 1998 Bundesliga -9B66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
23. M Brodsky vs Baklan  1-036 1998 Donetzk ztB06 Robatsch
24. Onischuk vs Baklan  ½-½17 1998 Bundesliga -9A28 English
25. Baklan vs Ftacnik  1-032 1998 Bundesliga -9B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
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