Members · Prefs · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Maria Kursova
Number of games in database: 276
Years covered: 1999 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2343 (2338 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2366
Overall record: +109 -84 =83 (54.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (25) 
    E63 E60 E67 E69 E64
 Slav (18) 
    D12 D11 D15 D10 D17
 Semi-Slav (12) 
    D45 D43 D44
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A46 A40 A41 D02 E00
 Bogo Indian (10) 
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D37 D38 D30
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (80) 
    B43 B40 B46 B47 B42
 Sicilian Taimanov (24) 
    B46 B47 B48 B49
 Sicilian Kan (21) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E39 E46 E32 E21 E59
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E15 E12 E14
 English, 1 c4 c5 (10) 
    A37 A33 A30 A38
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Bednikova vs M Kursova, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2014)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2015)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2010)
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   European Individual Championships (2014)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2015)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2016)

   M Kursova vs S Melia (Jun-07-16) 0-1
   Y Shvayger vs M Kursova (Jun-06-16) 1-0
   M Kursova vs C Peptan (Jun-05-16) 1-0
   M Arabidze vs M Kursova (Jun-04-16) 1/2-1/2
   M Kursova vs D Daulyte (Jun-03-16) 1/2-1/2

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Maria Kursova
Search Google for Maria Kursova
FIDE player card for Maria Kursova

(born Jan-03-1986, 31 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Armenia)

[what is this?]
Maria Kursova is a WGM. She is married to Arman Pashikian.

Wikipedia article: Maria Kursova

 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 276  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. M Kursova vs M Sebag  0-153 1999 Eur Youth Ch g14A58 Benko Gambit
2. M Kursova vs M Sebag  ½-½30 1999 WCh U14 GirlsA15 English
3. J Ovchinikova vs M Kursova  0-137 2000 St Petersburg op (Women)D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
4. M Kursova vs E Tomilova  0-162 2001 RUS-ch U18WD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Y Arutiunova vs M Kursova  0-149 2001 RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
6. I Vasilevich vs M Kursova  1-063 2001 RUS-ch U16WB42 Sicilian, Kan
7. T Protopopova vs M Kursova  1-039 2001 RUS-ch U16WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. N Pogonina vs M Kursova  0-153 2001 RUS-ch U16WB42 Sicilian, Kan
9. G Zhumanbekova vs M Kursova  0-145 2001 RUS-ch U18WB40 Sicilian
10. A Leijes vs M Kursova  0-154 2001 RUS-ch U18WE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
11. E Volkova vs M Kursova  0-139 2001 RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. S Haecker vs M Kursova  0-148 2001 EYCC G16B23 Sicilian, Closed
13. M Kursova vs Edyta Kurczyk  1-042 2001 EYCC G16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. A L'Ami vs M Kursova  ½-½42 2001 EYCC G16E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
15. M Kursova vs E Averchenko  1-064 2001 EYCC G16E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
16. M R Nechaeva vs M Kursova  ½-½41 2001 EYCC G16E46 Nimzo-Indian
17. M Kursova vs S Zaksaite  1-040 2001 EYCC G16D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
18. N Zdebskaja vs M Kursova  ½-½27 2001 EYCC G16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. M Kursova vs B Igla  1-047 2001 EYCC G16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
20. A Czaeczine vs M Kursova  ½-½41 2001 EYCC G16B42 Sicilian, Kan
21. M Kursova vs A Charbonneau 1-061 2001 WYG16A80 Dutch
22. P Gutierrez Castillo vs M Kursova  ½-½28 2001 WYG16B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
23. M Kursova vs Z Gregorova  1-033 2001 WYG16A46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. M Kursova vs Huang Qian  1-038 2001 WYG16E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
25. S Khukhashvili vs M Kursova  ½-½38 2001 WYG16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 276  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Kursova wins | Kursova loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-02-06  Karpova: pictures of her: (do you know the guy playing aginst her ;-))
Mar-13-06  EmperorAtahualpa: And here's another one:
Mar-13-06  SickedChess: she is the true Kournikova of chess, really beauty!
Mar-14-06  SickedChess: Elmira and Maria playing

Mar-14-06  SickedChess: Maria Kursova pic
Apr-06-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Here she is during the European Individual Championships 2006:
Sep-09-12  hellopolgar: She plays for Armenia in the olympiad. also her FIDE page says her Federation is Armenia.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Together with husband:

Mar-16-16  BIDMONFA: Maria Kursova


NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC