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Boris Savchenko
Number of games in database: 893
Years covered: 2001 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2562 (2645 rapid, 2688 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2655

Overall record: +220 -155 =173 (55.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 345 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (148) 
    B40 B96 B30 B20 B90
 Ruy Lopez (41) 
    C65 C84 C67 C90 C78
 French Defense (37) 
    C18 C11 C10 C02 C15
 Caro-Kann (34) 
    B18 B12 B15 B10 B17
 Sicilian Najdorf (34) 
    B96 B90 B97 B98 B94
 Scotch Game (17) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (100) 
    B27 B31 B30 B32 B56
 Queen's Pawn Game (48) 
    A40 E10 D02 A45 A46
 French Defense (45) 
    C07 C18 C00 C03 C11
 Queen's Gambit Declined (36) 
    D37 D35 D38 D31 D30
 Grunfeld (30) 
    D85 D80 D70 D78 D76
 Reti System (28) 
    A04 A06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Savchenko vs J van Foreest, 2016 1-0
   B Savchenko vs A Kostin, 2007 1-0
   B Savchenko vs F Aghasiyeva, 2010 1-0
   B Savchenko vs S Yudin, 2010 1-0
   B Savchenko vs V Nedilko, 2010 1-0
   B Savchenko vs V Belov, 2006 1-0
   B Savchenko vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2006 1-0
   B Savchenko vs R Rapport, 2014 1/2-1/2
   B Savchenko vs Vitiugov, 2006 1-0
   B Savchenko vs E Romanov, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Team Championship (Major League) (2017)
   Riga Technical University Open (2014)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   Russian Team Championship (2011)
   Baku Open (2010)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2011)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2005)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2018)

   🏆 23rd Voronezh Master Open
   S Pavlov vs B Savchenko (Jun-21-19) 0-1
   B Savchenko vs D Svetushkin (Jun-20-19) 1-0
   A Utegaliyev vs B Savchenko (Jun-19-19) 1/2-1/2
   B Savchenko vs C C Rios (Jun-18-19) 1-0
   A Krapivin vs B Savchenko (Jun-15-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-10-1986, 33 years old) Russia

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Boris Savchenko of Krasnodar was awarded the title of FM in 2000, became an IM in 2003 and GM in 2007. He was Moscow Champion in 2008. Savchenko won the Baku Open (2009)* ahead of Gata Kamsky, Ilya Smirin and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. He also won the strong Moscow Open (2013) ahead of Ian Nepomniachtchi.


Wikipedia article: Boris Savchenko

 page 1 of 36; games 1-25 of 893  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Kurnosov vs B Savchenko  1-0412001RUS-ch U16B32 Sicilian
2. B Savchenko vs M Amanov  1-0372002Int Youth Games U16B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
3. B Savchenko vs Balashov  ½-½312002Russian ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
4. E Inarkiev vs B Savchenko 1-0242002Russian ChampionshipA52 Budapest Gambit
5. B Savchenko vs Grigoriants 0-1282002Russian ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
6. F Alikhanov vs B Savchenko  ½-½212002Russian ChampionshipB27 Sicilian
7. B Savchenko vs R Asylguzhin  1-0642002Russian ChampionshipC41 Philidor Defense
8. Beshukov vs B Savchenko ½-½452002Russian ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
9. B Savchenko vs A Riazantsev  1-0542002Russian ChampionshipC10 French
10. M A Makarov vs B Savchenko  0-1442002Russian ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
11. A Iljushin vs B Savchenko  1-0262002Russian ChampionshipA52 Budapest Gambit
12. D Gochelashvili vs B Savchenko  0-1392003It (open) St. Petersburg 300A40 Queen's Pawn Game
13. B Savchenko vs Ulibin  0-1642003It (open) St. Petersburg 300A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
14. Tseshkovsky vs B Savchenko  ½-½542003Krasnodar IB32 Sicilian
15. Vitiugov vs B Savchenko  ½-½332003RUS Spartakiad U18A40 Queen's Pawn Game
16. E Vorobiov vs B Savchenko  0-1402003It (open) St. Petersburg 300A40 Queen's Pawn Game
17. V Kozlov vs B Savchenko  0-1682003It (open) St. Petersburg 300D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
18. B Savchenko vs A Averjanov  1-0342003It (open) St. Petersburg 300B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. B Savchenko vs A Tsybulnik  ½-½662003It (open) St. Petersburg 300B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
20. A Lugovoi vs B Savchenko  1-0322003It (open) St. Petersburg 300D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. B Savchenko vs M Brodsky  ½-½262003It (open) St. Petersburg 300B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
22. M Turov vs B Savchenko  ½-½382004RUS Cup QualifierB27 Sicilian
23. B Savchenko vs Potkin  ½-½132005Aeroflot Open BB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. Grigoriants vs B Savchenko  ½-½162005Aeroflot Open BA52 Budapest Gambit
25. B Savchenko vs Yurtaev  0-1402005Aeroflot Open BC45 Scotch Game
 page 1 of 36; games 1-25 of 893  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-03-06  skiskichess5: According to the April 2006 rating lists this guy has 2568 rating but is still an IM.

Could he be the IM with the highest rating?

Nov-21-07  BIDMONFA: Boris Savchenko


Nov-22-07  Karpova: GM Savchenko from Russia was born in 1986.

Pictures: (facing Bocharov)

Nov-22-07  pawnofdoom: He didn't do too bad at the Blitz cup. He just popped out of nowhere, but he didn't fair awfully against all those strong people like Anand.
May-24-08  Augalv: The Final tournament of the Moscow Chess Championship took place May 12-18, 2008. This was a category XI event with an average rating of 2516 with 8 players participating including 6 GMs and 2 IMs. GM Boris Savchenko took clear first with a score of 5/7 and a performance rating of 2665

Sep-29-09  Thuellin: GM Savchenko is totally dominating the Baku Open so far! He has 7.5/8, giving him a full-point lead and a 2909 (!) rating performance. In round 7 he won against Mamedyarov. Next he plays Kamsky.
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  Tabanus: Baku Open (20-30 September 2009) final standings:

Jun-22-11  kellmano: This guy is a genius. See his games from the Russian super-final qualifier, and the rest of his stuff.
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  wordfunph: <skiskichess5: According to the April 2006 rating lists this guy has 2568 rating but is still an IM. Could he be the IM with the highest rating?>

maybe 2586 by IM Mark Paragua (GM title granted in 2005)..

Feb-10-13  Ezzy: Winner of the Moscow Open 2013 with 7.5/9
Jul-10-13  kellmano: Player of the day today has played some crazy good games. I recommend a bit of time spent flicking through them.
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  sonia91: He just won the PSC/Puregold International Chess Challenge in Olongapo City, Philippines with 9,5/10 (2,5 points ahead of second-placed Lu Shanglei and Vitaly Sivuk)!!

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  sonia91: =1st, second on tiebreak at the 2015 European Blitz Championship:
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  Legend: Boris is having a great tournament in Dubai:


Today is the last round. I hope he wins!

Mar-30-17  SueursFroides: GM Savchenko is in good shape, 1st in a strong "Budapest spring open" with a big 8/9, congratulations!
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  Messiah: This dude just plays a KGA against Aronian in the King Salman. I'm very curious.
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  sonia91: He won the Moscow Open 2019 with 7.5/9:
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