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Maria Kursova
Number of games in database: 238
Years covered: 1999 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2290
Highest rating achieved in database: 2366
Overall record: +97 -74 =67 (54.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (22) 
    E63 E69 E60 E62 E68
 Slav (13) 
    D11 D12 D15 D17 D16
 Semi-Slav (11) 
    D45 D43 D44
 Bogo Indian (9) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A46 A41 D02 E00
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D76 D74
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (70) 
    B43 B46 B47 B40 B42
 Sicilian Taimanov (24) 
    B46 B47 B48 B49
 Sicilian Kan (20) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E39 E32 E46 E21 E24
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E15 E12 E13 E14
 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?]
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   FIDE Women's World Team Championship (2011)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2014)
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2010)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   European Individual Championships (2014)

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(born Jan-03-1986, 29 years old) 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 10; games 1-25 of 238  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. E Volkova vs M Kursova  0-139 2001 RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. M Kursova vs E Averchenko  1-064 2001 EYCC G16E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
6. M Kursova vs Huang Qian  1-038 2001 WYG16E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
7. A Leijes vs M Kursova  0-154 2001 RUS-ch U18WE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
8. M Kursova vs B Igla  1-047 2001 EYCC G16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
9. Thanh Tu Le vs M Kursova  1-039 2001 WYG16D05 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Y Arutiunova vs M Kursova  0-149 2001 RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
11. A Motoc vs M Kursova  ½-½42 2001 EYCC G16E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
12. M Kursova vs Z Gregorova  1-033 2001 WYG16A46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. M Kursova vs E Tomilova  0-162 2001 RUS-ch U18WD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. N Zdebskaja vs M Kursova  ½-½27 2001 EYCC G16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
15. M Kursova vs N Dzagnidze  0-130 2001 WYG16D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. I Vasilevich vs M Kursova  1-063 2001 RUS-ch U16WB42 Sicilian, Kan
17. M Kursova vs Edyta Kurczyk  1-042 2001 EYCC G16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
18. P Gutierrez Castillo vs M Kursova  ½-½28 2001 WYG16B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
19. M Kursova vs E Hasanova  0-131 2001 WYG16E60 King's Indian Defense
20. M Kursova vs S Zaksaite  1-040 2001 EYCC G16D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
21. E Meshcheriakova vs M Kursova  0-137 2001 WYG16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
22. T Protopopova vs M Kursova  1-039 2001 RUS-ch U16WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
23. S Haecker vs M Kursova  0-148 2001 EYCC G16B23 Sicilian, Closed
24. M Kursova vs A Charbonneau 1-061 2001 WYG16A80 Dutch
25. S Bednikova vs M Kursova  0-131 2001 WYG16A04 Reti Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  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.
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  Stonehenge: Together with husband:

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