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Maria Kursova
Number of games in database: 282
Years covered: 1999 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2278 (2338 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2366

Overall record: +111 -87 =84 (54.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (26) 
    E63 E60 E69 E67 E64
 Slav (18) 
    D12 D11 D10 D15 D17
 Queen's Pawn Game (14) 
    A46 A40 A41 E00 D02
 Semi-Slav (12) 
    D45 D44 D43
 Bogo Indian (10) 
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D37 D38 D39 D30
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B43 B46 B40 B47 B42
 Sicilian Taimanov (25) 
    B46 B47 B48 B49 B45
 Sicilian Kan (22) 
    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
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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 (2015)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2010)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2007)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2014)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2016)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   European Individual Championship (2014)

   🏆 European Team Championship (Women)
   M Kursova vs K Novosadova (Nov-05-17) 0-1
   M Kursova vs A Gara (Nov-03-17) 1-0
   S Melia vs M Kursova (Nov-01-17) 1-0
   Marina Gajcin vs M Kursova (Oct-30-17) 1-0
   A Ushenina vs M Kursova (Oct-29-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jan-03-1986, 32 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Armenia)

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Maria Kursova is a WGM. She is married to Arman Pashikian. Armenian Women's Champion in 2018.

Wikipedia article: Maria Kursova

Last updated: 2018-03-20 08:14:54

 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 282  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Kursova vs M Sebag  0-1531999Eur Youth Ch g14A58 Benko Gambit
2. M Kursova vs M Sebag  ½-½301999WCh U14 GirlsA15 English
3. J Ovchinikova vs M Kursova  0-1372000St Petersburg op (Women)D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
4. I Vasilevich vs M Kursova  1-0632001RUS-ch U16WB42 Sicilian, Kan
5. T Protopopova vs M Kursova  1-0392001RUS-ch U16WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
6. N Pogonina vs M Kursova  0-1532001RUS-ch U16WB42 Sicilian, Kan
7. G Zhumanbekova vs M Kursova  0-1452001RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. A Leijes vs M Kursova  0-1542001RUS-ch U18WE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
9. E Volkova vs M Kursova  0-1392001RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
10. M Kursova vs E Tomilova  0-1622001RUS-ch U18WD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. Y Arutiunova vs M Kursova  0-1492001RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. S Haecker vs M Kursova  0-1482001EYCC G16A07 King's Indian Attack
13. M Kursova vs Edyta Kurczyk  1-0422001EYCC G16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. A L'Ami vs M Kursova  ½-½422001EYCC G16E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
15. M Kursova vs E Averchenko  1-0642001EYCC G16E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
16. M R Nechaeva vs M Kursova  ½-½412001EYCC G16E46 Nimzo-Indian
17. M Kursova vs S Zaksaite  1-0402001EYCC G16D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
18. N Zdebskaja vs M Kursova  ½-½272001EYCC G16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. M Kursova vs B Igla  1-0472001EYCC G16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
20. A Czaeczine vs M Kursova  ½-½412001EYCC G16B42 Sicilian, Kan
21. M Kursova vs A Charbonneau 1-0612001WYG16A80 Dutch
22. P Gutierrez Castillo vs M Kursova  ½-½282001WYG16B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
23. M Kursova vs Z Gregorova  1-0332001WYG16A46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. M Kursova vs Huang Qian  1-0382001WYG16E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
25. S Khukhashvili vs M Kursova  ½-½382001WYG16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 282  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Karpova: pictures of her: (do you know the guy playing aginst her ;-))
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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


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