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Andrei Kharlov
Number of games in database: 1,211
Years covered: 1989 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2477 (2501 rapid, 2434 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2656

Overall record: +504 -204 =433 (63.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 70 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (122) 
    B22 B40 B85 B21 B20
 Nimzo Indian (51) 
    E32 E46 E34 E42 E45
 Ruy Lopez (43) 
    C90 C76 C77 C63 C80
 French Defense (41) 
    C02 C15 C07 C10 C11
 English (38) 
    A10 A13 A16 A14 A18
 Queen's Pawn Game (37) 
    D02 D00 A50 A45 A40
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (205) 
    B33 B30 B65 B22 B45
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (81) 
    D20 D27 D21 D26 D22
 Queen's Gambit Declined (75) 
    D31 D37 D30 D35 D38
 Semi-Slav (32) 
    D45 D47 D43 D46 D44
 Queen's Pawn Game (27) 
    D02 A41 D00 E10 A40
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (25) 
    B65 B63 B62
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Kharlov vs Ivanchuk, 2005 1-0
   Kharlov vs Kramnik, 1990 1/2-1/2
   T Wedberg vs Kharlov, 1992 0-1
   Kharlov vs The King, 1992 1-0
   Kharlov vs Leitao, 2004 1-0
   Kharlov vs Dreev, 2008 1-0
   Kharlov vs Dreev, 1991 1/2-1/2
   V Popov vs Kharlov, 1998 0-1
   Kharlov vs Svidler, 1995 1/2-1/2
   Kharlov vs S Iskusnyh, 1995 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   X Anibal Open (2003)
   20th Cappelle la Grande (2004)
   European Clubs Cup (Men) (2003)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   Russian Championships (2002)
   Aeroflot Open (2005)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   It (open) St. Petersburg 300 (2003)
   20th European Club Cup (2004)
   58th Russian Championship Semifinals (2005)
   Russian Club Cup (2006)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2005)
   Russia Team Championship (2004)
   European Individual Championships (2007)

   🏆 Russian Team Championships
   Kharlov vs A Aleksandrov (Apr-09-14) 0-1
   Kharlov vs B Ofitserian (Apr-07-14) 0-1
   A Demianjuk vs Kharlov (Jul-18-12) 1/2-1/2
   Kharlov vs K Kozionov (Jul-17-12) 1/2-1/2
   A Filipenko vs Kharlov (Jul-16-12) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-20-1968, died Jun-15-2014, 45 years old) Russia

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GM Andrei Kharlov. Russian champion in 1990 [rusbase-1].

Wikipedia article: Andrei Kharlov

 page 1 of 49; games 1-25 of 1,211  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kharlov vs A Kovalev  0-1611989URS Army-chTB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. V Meijers vs Kharlov  1-0331989URS Army-chTB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
3. Kharlov vs M Makarov  ½-½661989URS Army-chTB22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. Kharlov vs N Legky 1-0541989URS Army-chTC15 French, Winawer
5. V Vepkhvishvili vs Kharlov  0-1441989Open AlbenaD02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Kharlov vs V Bashkov  1-0401990Cheliabinsk-BA02 Bird's Opening
7. Kharlov vs Semeniuk  0-1461990RSFSR-chA46 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Gennadiy Krips vs Kharlov  0-1351990URS-ArmyD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Kharlov vs Kramnik ½-½81990RSFSR-chB07 Pirc
10. Kharlov vs Dragan Zivkovic 1-0201990Cheliabinsk-BB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
11. J Meister vs Kharlov  ½-½181990RSFSR-chD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. Kharlov vs V Kazak  0-1731990Vladivostok opC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. Kharlov vs E Kengis  0-1281990Pula opE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
14. Kharlov vs V Chuchelov  1-0411990URS-ArmyA53 Old Indian
15. Y Yakovich vs Kharlov  ½-½421990Vladivostok opE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
16. M Garkov vs Kharlov  0-1401990Cheliabinsk-BA03 Bird's Opening
17. Kharlov vs A Obukhov  1-0271990RSFSR-chA43 Old Benoni
18. A Kramadzjan vs Kharlov  0-1561990URS-ArmyD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. Kharlov vs M Sorokin  ½-½151990Cheliabinsk-BB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. M Makarov vs Kharlov  ½-½401990RSFSR-chD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. Kharlov vs V Docenko  1-0671990Vladivostok opB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
22. Z Mestrovic vs Kharlov  ½-½541990Pula opA00 Uncommon Opening
23. J Deich vs Kharlov  1-0621990URS-ArmyD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Tseshkovsky vs Kharlov 0-1451990Vladivostok opB33 Sicilian
25. A Bezgodov vs Kharlov  ½-½171990Cheliabinsk-BD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 1 of 49; games 1-25 of 1,211  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-19-05  WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from Andrei's games:
Jul-19-05  dac1990: This man sure loved his draws; they cover more than half of his games.
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  Honza Cervenka: <This man sure loved his draws; they cover more than half of his games.> Things have changed a little bit after loading some hundreds of his missing games. Now one can say that "this man sure loved his wins...":-D
Feb-03-06  BIDMONFA: Andrei Kharlov


Feb-03-06  waddayaplay: Player of the day. He plays the Alapin Sicilian a lot. And with a very good record!
Feb-03-06  chessmaster pro: Yes,and he also likes to play the Queens Gambit Declined
Feb-27-06  Runemaster: Player of the day again 24 days after the last time. He's next due to be POTD on Thursday March 23rd - put it in your diary now.
Mar-29-06  Runemaster: The deadline's passed, so kharlov your watchdogs.
Aug-28-08  myschkin: . . .

Russian GM <Andrei Kharlov> (born 1968)

"As we see many tied prizes. Yes-Andrei is always joking he needs a 1/2 point more. And it happens so often that he had got accustomed to this fate :)"

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  wordfunph: "Ninety percent of success in World Championship matches is due to psychology --- this is the most important thing that I've learnt from working with Kasparov. I think that Garry lost the match in 2000 mainly for psychological reasons."

- GM Andrei Kharlov

Jun-15-14  Eastfrisian: According to Wikipedia, he died today in Kasan.
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  Stonehenge: RIP GM Kharlov.
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  offramp: It's a real surprise. I hope his family are okay.
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  WannaBe: Yikes!
Jul-03-15  siggemannen: I didn't know about Kharlov's passing :( RIP.
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  TheFocus: Player of the Day

Happy birthday, Andrei Kharlov.

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