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Maria Kursova
Number of games in database: 215
Years covered: 1999 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2326
Highest rating achieved in database: 2366
Overall record: +87 -70 =58 (54.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (20) 
    E63 E69 E60 E68 E62
 Slav (12) 
    D11 D12 D15 D17 D16
 Semi-Slav (10) 
    D45 D43 D44
 Bogo Indian (8) 
    E11
 Queen's Gambit Declined (7) 
    D37 D38 D30
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A46 A41 D02 E00
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (63) 
    B43 B46 B40 B42 B47
 Sicilian Taimanov (22) 
    B46 B47 B48 B49
 Sicilian Kan (18) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Nimzo Indian (12) 
    E39 E21 E46 E32 E24
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E15 E12 E13
 English, 1 c4 c5 (9) 
    A37 A33 A30
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Bednikova vs M Kursova, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2010)
   FIDE Women's World Team Championship (2011)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)

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MARIA KURSOVA
(born Jan-03-1986) Russia (citizen of Armenia)

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Maria Kursova is a WGM. She is married to Arman Pashikian.

Wikipedia article: Maria Kursova


 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 215  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. M Kursova vs M Sebag  ½-½30 1999 WCh U14 GirlsA15 English
2. M Kursova vs M Sebag  0-153 1999 Eur Youth Ch g14A58 Benko Gambit
3. A Motoc vs M Kursova  ½-½42 2001 EYCC G16E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
4. M Kursova vs Huang Qian  1-038 2001 WYG16E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
5. Alena Leijes vs M Kursova  0-154 2001 RUS-ch U18WE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
6. N Zdebskaja vs M Kursova  ½-½27 2001 EYCC G16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
7. Thanh Tu Le vs M Kursova  1-039 2001 WYG16D05 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Y Arutiunova vs M Kursova  0-149 2001 RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
9. M Kursova vs Edyta Kurczyk  1-042 2001 EYCC G16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
10. M Kursova vs Z Gregorova  1-033 2001 WYG16A46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. M Kursova vs E Tomilova  0-162 2001 RUS-ch U18WD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. M Kursova vs S Zaksaite  1-040 2001 EYCC G16D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
13. M Kursova vs N Dzagnidze  0-130 2001 WYG16D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. I Vasilevich vs M Kursova  1-063 2001 RUS-ch U16WB42 Sicilian, Kan
15. S Haecker vs M Kursova  0-148 2001 EYCC G16B23 Sicilian, Closed
16. P Gutierrez Castillo vs M Kursova  ½-½28 2001 WYG16B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
17. M Kursova vs E Hasanova  0-131 2001 WYG16E60 King's Indian Defense
18. M Guseva vs M Kursova  ½-½41 2001 EYCC G16E46 Nimzo-Indian
19. E Meshcheriakova vs M Kursova  0-137 2001 WYG16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. T Protopopova vs M Kursova  1-039 2001 RUS-ch U16WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
21. M Kursova vs A M Charbonneau 1-061 2001 WYG16A80 Dutch
22. S Bednikova vs M Kursova  0-131 2001 WYG16A04 Reti Opening
23. G Zhumanbekova vs M Kursova  0-145 2001 RUS-ch U18WB40 Sicilian
24. M Kursova vs E Kineva  1-064 2001 EYCC G16E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
25. S Khukhashvili vs M Kursova  ½-½38 2001 WYG16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 215  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-02-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Karpova: pictures of her:
http://www.chessbase.com/images2/20...
http://www.chessbase.de/2004/stpete... http://www.chessbase.com/images2/20...
http://www.chessbase.com/images2/20... (do you know the guy playing aginst her ;-)) http://www.chessbase.com/images2/20...
Mar-13-06  EmperorAtahualpa: And here's another one: http://www.womenchess.com/images/ga...
Mar-13-06  SickedChess: she is the true Kournikova of chess, really beauty!
Mar-14-06  SickedChess: Elmira and Maria playing
http://www.chessbase.com/images2/20...

Mar-14-06  SickedChess: Maria Kursova pic
http://www.kosteniuk.com/albums/wwc...
Apr-06-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Here she is during the European Individual Championships 2006: http://www.tsf.org.tr/kusadasi/foto...
Sep-09-12  hellopolgar: She plays for Armenia in the olympiad. also her FIDE page says her Federation is Armenia.
Sep-27-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Together with husband:

http://www.golosarmenii.am/g_image....

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