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Alexey Kim
Number of games in database: 85
Years covered: 2002 to 2010
Last FIDE rating: 2463
Highest rating achieved in database: 2488

Overall record: +29 -28 =28 (50.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B90 B50 B30 B31 B67
 Sicilian Najdorf (6) 
    B90 B91 B92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (20) 
    B40 B47 B90 B48 B84
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D35 D31 D30 D37
 Sicilian Taimanov (8) 
    B47 B48
 Sicilian Najdorf (4) 
 Dutch Defense (4) 
    A81 A89
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Adu vs A Kim, 2008 0-1
   A Kim vs D Howell, 2006 1/2-1/2
   A Kim vs Lou Yiping, 2009 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Olympiad (2008)
   It (open) St. Petersburg 300 (2003)
   World Junior Championship (2006)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)

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(born Apr-05-1986, 33 years old) Russia (federation/nationality South Korea)

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South Korea's only Grandmaster.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 85  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Korobov vs A Kim 0-1482002Aeroflot OpenA81 Dutch
2. A Kim vs Jobava 0-1282002Aeroflot OpenB50 Sicilian
3. A Kim vs A Shariyazdanov 1-0422002Aeroflot OpenB30 Sicilian
4. A Kim vs V M Mikhalevski 0-1202002Aeroflot OpenB30 Sicilian
5. A Lastin vs A Kim 1-0542002Aeroflot OpenA81 Dutch
6. A Lugovoi vs A Kim 1-0362002Aeroflot OpenA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
7. A Kim vs J Ulko 0-1842002Aeroflot OpenB30 Sicilian
8. A Akhmetov vs A Kim 1-0412002Aeroflot OpenA81 Dutch
9. S Erenburg vs A Kim 1-0292002Aeroflot OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. A Kim vs A Lastin  ½-½232003It (open) St. Petersburg 300D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. M Ovsiannikov vs A Kim 0-1342003It (open) St. Petersburg 300A10 English
12. A Kim vs A Lugovoi  ½-½322003It (open) St. Petersburg 300B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
13. V Malakhatko vs A Kim  0-1512003It (open) St. Petersburg 300D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. A Kim vs Areshchenko ½-½382003It (open) St. Petersburg 300B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. A Kim vs Chekhov ½-½452003Serpukhov-AB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. A Lukashuk vs A Kim  0-1312003It (open) St. Petersburg 300C16 French, Winawer
17. A Kim vs A Kovchan  1-0302003It (open) St. Petersburg 300B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. A Kim vs E Shaposhnikov 0-1352003It (open) St. Petersburg 300A07 King's Indian Attack
19. Vladimir Utyupin vs A Kim  ½-½152004Chigorin mem 12thA80 Dutch
20. E Vorobiov vs A Kim  1-04020059th Chess Festival VoronezhB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. K V Chernyshov vs A Kim  1-04120059th Chess Festival VoronezhD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. M Konstantinov vs A Kim  ½-½412005Minsk automarket opB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
23. A Zubarev vs A Kim  ½-½602005Czech OpenB40 Sicilian
24. A Kim vs I Lysyj  ½-½242005Czech OpenC18 French, Winawer
25. A Kim vs M Brodsky  ½-½562006Peterhof FestivalB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 85  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-27-08  just a kid: First!
Jan-07-09  sagahelten: Blog written by Shaun Press (Australia):
Tuesday, 2 December 2008
Alexey Kim
Two years ago at the Turin Olympiad, Papua New Guinea finished half a point ahead of South Korea, using the game points system. So when we were paired against them in Round 9 we were feeling fairly confident. That was until someone pointed out to us that they had a GM on Board 1. The GM was Alexey Kim, who was a mystery to us, even though I had recently written an article featuring a couple of his games (both quick wins by the way). With a first name of Alexey, we theorised that there was some Russian in his background, but we weren't quite sure what it was. A couple of days after the Olympiad finished I came across a story in the Digital Chosunilbo which revealed that his Korean grandfather was forcibly moved by order of Stalin from coastal Siberia to Uzbekistan in 1937. It was this Grandfather that taught Kim how to play chess at the age of 4, and at the age of 11 Kim had won the Moscow Junior Championship. In 2006 he transferred to the Korean Chess Federation, and turned out for them on board 1 at Dresden. [
Oct-21-10  Xeroxx: Playing a game 8 years before you were born is hard, I know.
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  wordfunph: <sagahelten> interesting info on GM Kim, got a glimpse of him playing here in the Philippines.
Oct-21-10  I play the Fred: <South Korea's only Grandmaster.>

North Korea has twice as many: Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il.

Based on the official DPRK Rating lists, these are the only undefeated GMs in history, each with a rating of well over 5000.

Jun-19-14  torrefan: His games are not impressive.
May-15-18  jinkinson: Wikipedia article on Kim just created:
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  perfidious: <Rock Me Gently>.
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