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Essam El Gindy
Number of games in database: 91
Years covered: 1996 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2457 (2444 rapid, 2488 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2533

Overall record: +28 -30 =31 (48.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E32 E58 E46 E39
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A41 A40 A46 D05
 Slav (4) 
    D11 D10 D12
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D85 D99 D90 D98
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B61 B56 B64 B50 B32
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B61 B64 B63
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E El Gindy vs Ponomariov, 2007 1-0
   A Kosten vs E El Gindy, 2003 1/2-1/2
   Ponomariov vs E El Gindy, 2009 1/2-1/2

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   X Anibal Open (2003)

   🏆 World Cup
   E El Gindy vs Grischuk (Sep-04-17) 0-1
   Grischuk vs E El Gindy (Sep-03-17) 1-0
   H Olafsson vs E El Gindy (Aug-14-14) 0-1
   E El Gindy vs A Golizadeh (Aug-12-14) 1/2-1/2
   E El Gindy vs N Georgiadis (Aug-10-14) 0-1

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(born Jul-14-1966, 52 years old) Egypt

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Essam El Gindy was awarded the Grandmaster title in 2008. He was African champion in 2003, took 2nd place in the championship of Africa and in the Arab championship in 2007, 4th in the African Championship of 2009, and winner of the 2009 Arab Championship that was held in Tunisia. He qualified for the World Cup (2011) through the African Continental Championship of 2011 but lost to Hungarian super-GM Zoltan Almasi in the first round. He lost to Leinier Dominguez Perez at the World Cup (2013) in the 1st round, and was therefore eliminated from the contest. He again qualified(1) for the World Cup in 2017. El Gindy is also a FIDE Trainer.


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Wikipedia article: Essam El-Gindy

Last updated: 2017-09-04 11:21:17

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E El Gindy vs Krasenkow  0-1671996OlympiadA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
2. E El Gindy vs G A Timoshenko  1-0461997Cairo-BE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. Bacrot vs E El Gindy  1-0391998Cap d'Agde Rapid Group BB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
4. E El Gindy vs M Ezat  1-09620031st Misr Closed, Cairo EGYB25 Sicilian, Closed
5. E Ahmed vs E El Gindy  ½-½1420031st Misr Closed, Cairo EGYC42 Petrov Defense
6. E El Gindy vs Jonkman  1-02220031st Misr Closed, Cairo EGYD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. E El Gindy vs S Savchenko  ½-½2120031st Misr Closed, Cairo EGYD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. I Abdelnabbi vs E El Gindy  ½-½920031st Misr Closed, Cairo EGYE85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
9. E El Gindy vs Z Medvegy  1-03220031st Misr Closed, Cairo EGYA40 Queen's Pawn Game
10. E El Gindy vs B Amin  0-15720031st Misr Closed, Cairo EGYA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
11. A Kosten vs E El Gindy ½-½5320031st Misr Closed, Cairo EGYA13 English
12. E Inarkiev vs E El Gindy  ½-½412003X Anibal OpenC42 Petrov Defense
13. E El Gindy vs S Halkias 0-1502003X Anibal OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
14. E El Gindy vs D Guerra Bastida  ½-½282003X Anibal OpenE77 King's Indian
15. E Ahmed vs E El Gindy  0-1322003X Anibal OpenB24 Sicilian, Closed
16. O Korneev vs E El Gindy  0-1442003X Anibal OpenB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
17. E El Gindy vs M Pavlovic  1-0272003X Anibal OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
18. E El Gindy vs M Brodsky  ½-½232003Dubai op 5thE15 Queen's Indian
19. E El Gindy vs G Sargissian  0-1282003Dubai op 5thD05 Queen's Pawn Game
20. E El Gindy vs V Malakhatko  1-0812003Golden Cleopatra opD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. E El Gindy vs Z Rahman  0-1712003ADCF MastersA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
22. S Kasparov vs E El Gindy  ½-½392003Abu Dhabi op 13thB54 Sicilian
23. E El Gindy vs S Chumfwa  1-0592003TCh-AfricaE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
24. L Mesfin vs E El Gindy  0-1392003TCh-AfricaB08 Pirc, Classical
25. E El Gindy vs S De Gondo  1-0392003TCh-AfricaA56 Benoni Defense
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  whiteshark: Grandmaster title approved to him at the 79th FIDE Congress which was held 16-26 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.


(He is from Egypt)

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  wordfunph: <BIDMOFA> any pic of GM Essam El Gindy and his date of birth? Thanks..
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  Tabanus: African champion 2003. He placed 4th in the African Championship 2009:

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  Tabanus: Winner of the Arab Championship in Tunisia, 21-29 December 2009:

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