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Maria Kursova
Number of games in database: 276
Years covered: 1999 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2319 (2338 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2366
Overall record: +109 -84 =83 (54.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (25) 
    E63 E60 E69 E67 E64
 Slav (18) 
    D12 D11 D15 D10 D17
 Semi-Slav (12) 
    D45 D43 D44
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A46 A40 A41 D02 E00
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D37 D38 D30
 Bogo Indian (10) 
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 E21 E32 E24
 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 (2014)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2007)
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   European Individual Championships (Women) (2010)
   European Individual Championships (2014)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2015)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2016)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)

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(born Jan-03-1986, 30 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Armenia)

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

Wikipedia article: Maria Kursova

Last updated: 2016-07-28 12:52:32

 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. N Zdebskaja vs M Kursova  ½-½27 2001 EYCC G16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
6. M Kursova vs N Dzagnidze  0-130 2001 WYG16D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. I Vasilevich vs M Kursova  1-063 2001 RUS-ch U16WB42 Sicilian, Kan
8. M Kursova vs Edyta Kurczyk  1-042 2001 EYCC G16E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
9. P Gutierrez Castillo vs M Kursova  ½-½28 2001 WYG16B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
10. M Kursova vs E Hasanova  0-131 2001 WYG16E60 King's Indian Defense
11. M Kursova vs S Zaksaite  1-040 2001 EYCC G16D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. E Meshcheriakova vs M Kursova  0-137 2001 WYG16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. T Protopopova vs M Kursova  1-039 2001 RUS-ch U16WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
14. S Haecker vs M Kursova  0-148 2001 EYCC G16B23 Sicilian, Closed
15. M Kursova vs A Charbonneau 1-061 2001 WYG16A80 Dutch
16. S Bednikova vs M Kursova  0-131 2001 WYG16A04 Reti Opening
17. G Zhumanbekova vs M Kursova  0-145 2001 RUS-ch U18WB40 Sicilian
18. M R Guseva vs M Kursova  ½-½41 2001 EYCC G16E46 Nimzo-Indian
19. S Khukhashvili vs M Kursova  ½-½38 2001 WYG16B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. N Pogonina vs M Kursova  0-153 2001 RUS-ch U16WB42 Sicilian, Kan
21. A Czaeczine vs M Kursova  ½-½41 2001 EYCC G16B42 Sicilian, Kan
22. M Kursova vs S Paridar  ½-½31 2001 WYG16D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
23. E Volkova vs M Kursova  0-139 2001 RUS-ch U18WB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
24. M Kursova vs E Averchenko  1-064 2001 EYCC G16E68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
25. M Kursova vs Huang Qian  1-038 2001 WYG16E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 276  PGN Download
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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.
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  Stonehenge: Together with husband:

Mar-16-16  BIDMONFA: Maria Kursova


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