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Igor Alexandre Nataf
Number of games in database: 431
Years covered: 1992 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2535
Highest rating achieved in database: 2603

Overall record: +104 -86 =229 (52.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 12 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (77) 
    B96 B47 B97 B33 B67
 Scotch Game (33) 
 French Defense (32) 
    C01 C11 C10 C13 C15
 Caro-Kann (22) 
    B12 B18 B19 B17 B14
 French (15) 
    C11 C10 C13
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B96 B97 B94
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (103) 
    B30 B32 B33 B23 B22
 King's Indian (69) 
    E92 E97 E77 E67 E60
 English (9) 
    A10 A15
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    A46 A45 D02
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D78 D79
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A26 A25
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 0-1
   I A Nataf vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2006 1/2-1/2
   I A Nataf vs J L Chabanon, 2005 1-0
   I A Nataf vs Wang Yue, 2004 1-0
   I A Nataf vs A Hauchard, 2001 1/2-1/2
   M Turpanov vs I A Nataf, 1993 0-1
   I A Nataf vs T Thorhallsson, 2004 1-0
   I A Nataf vs Short, 2000 1-0
   I A Nataf vs L Bruzon Batista, 2002 1/2-1/2
   K Spraggett vs I A Nataf, 1997 0-1

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

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   XXII Reykjavik Open (2006)
   Reykjavik Open (2009)
   Reykjavik Open (2004)
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2002)
   Canadian Open (2005)
   Reykjavik Open (2010)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   Reykjavik Open (2008)
   French Team Championship (2012)

   I A Nataf vs I Sokolov (Jun-09-15) 1/2-1/2
   A Giri vs I A Nataf (Jun-08-15) 1-0
   I A Nataf vs A Donchenko (Jun-07-15) 1/2-1/2
   I A Nataf vs A Riazantsev (Jun-06-15) 1/2-1/2
   A H T dos Santos Fier vs I A Nataf (Jun-05-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-02-1978, 38 years old) France

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Nataf was born in Paris. He is a Grandmaster and an IMC.

Wikipedia article: Igor-Alexandre Nataf

 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 431  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Leko vs I A Nataf 1-048 1992 Rimavska SobotaB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
2. A Maric vs I A Nataf  ½-½20 1993 Groningen Chess Festival; GM openE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
3. M Turpanov vs I A Nataf 0-148 1993 Bratislava WchJM-U16B03 Alekhine's Defense
4. A Obodchuk vs I A Nataf 1-043 1993 Groningen Chess Festival; GM openD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. I A Nataf vs S Conquest  1-041 1995 FRA Team ChA45 Queen's Pawn Game
6. I A Nataf vs A Houriez  1-027 1996 Cannes Martinez OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Bagirov vs I A Nataf  ½-½24 1997 II Open, Ubeda ESPE90 King's Indian
8. I A Nataf vs Bacrot ½-½60 1997 It, Enghien FRAB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
9. K Spraggett vs I A Nataf  0-136 1997 It, Enghien FRAB03 Alekhine's Defense
10. I A Nataf vs D Anic  ½-½38 1997 2nd Enghien Les BainsC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
11. I A Nataf vs E Dizdarevic  1-028 1997 SolinB12 Caro-Kann Defense
12. Taimanov vs I A Nataf 0-124 1998 Generations, Cannes FRAA04 Reti Opening
13. I A Nataf vs Taimanov  0-140 1998 Generations, Cannes FRAB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. Kasimdzhanov vs I A Nataf  ½-½19 1998 Linares Anibal op 5thE97 King's Indian
15. D Barua vs I A Nataf  1-028 1998 Linares Anibal op 5thB32 Sicilian
16. Gligoric vs I A Nataf  1-047 1998 Cannes GenerationsE97 King's Indian
17. I A Nataf vs Gligoric  ½-½31 1998 Cannes GenerationsC45 Scotch Game
18. I A Nataf vs Kasparov 0-113 1998 Internet blitz 5'B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. I A Nataf vs Kasparov  0-138 1998 Internet blitz 5'B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. Kasparov vs I A Nataf  1-030 1998 Internet blitz 5'A26 English
21. I A Nataf vs Kasparov  0-125 1998 Internet blitz 5'B06 Robatsch
22. Nunn vs I A Nataf 0-128 1999 FRA-chTB32 Sicilian
23. I A Nataf vs Hector  ½-½31 1999 Rilton CupC45 Scotch Game
24. L Schandorff vs I A Nataf  0-137 1999 Rilton CupE74 King's Indian, Averbakh, 6...c5
25. I A Nataf vs Ulibin  0-139 1999 Rilton CupC13 French
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 431  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-11-04  checkpat: Vive la France et l Est Indienne!!!
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: He looks like the villain in "There's Something About Mary". (-:
Nov-03-04  aw1988: Dun dun dun dun...........
Feb-08-05  WTHarvey: Here are some crucial positions from Igor's earlier games:
Feb-08-05  GufeldStudent: Somebody ought to put the score up from Nunn-Nataf: The game that won the informant best game prize.
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: Here's another birthday on May 2nd. Happy birthday, Igor!
Mar-11-07  BIDMONFA: Igor Alexandre Nataf


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  wordfunph: Only one kibitz in 4 years?

Cheers on your birthday French GM Igor Nataf!

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  whiteshark: Player of the Day


notable game: Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999

Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: can't find his name in FIDE list, anyone with info on him?
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  Tabanus: The FIDE ratings site has been down for a day or so. It's up again now:

Jun-21-14  Conrad93: This guy likes knight sacrifices it seems.
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Nataf!
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