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Negi 
 
Parimarjan Negi
Number of games in database: 610
Years covered: 2003 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2645 (2613 rapid, 2613 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2671
Overall record: +229 -110 =250 (60.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      21 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (116) 
    B48 B30 B78 B90 B96
 Ruy Lopez (71) 
    C78 C67 C91 C65 C84
 French Defense (50) 
    C11 C18 C02 C10 C16
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B18 B12 B17 B16
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (26) 
    C91 C84 C95 C97 C88
 French (25) 
    C11 C10 C12 C00
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (95) 
    B90 B22 B96 B52 B92
 Grunfeld (39) 
    D85 D76 D87 D94 D73
 Sicilian Najdorf (33) 
    B90 B96 B92 B91 B98
 Ruy Lopez (26) 
    C77 C69 C84 C88 C65
 Semi-Slav (21) 
    D45 D47 D43 D44
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D31 D30 D37 D35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Negi vs Hebden, 2005 1-0
   Negi vs S Erenburg, 2005 1-0
   Hector vs Negi, 2007 0-1
   T Abergel vs Negi, 2010 0-1
   K Rusev vs Negi, 2014 0-1
   Negi vs Bologan, 2014 1-0
   Negi vs Z Mamedjarova, 2005 1-0
   Negi vs B Lalic, 2006 1-0
   Negi vs A Hobber, 2014 1-0
   Negi vs S Brunello, 2013 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Politiken Cup (2013)
   Asian Continental Chess Championship (2012)
   Corus (Group C) (2008)
   Politiken Cup (2009)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   World Youth Stars (2007)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   13th Dubai Open (2011)
   Politiken Cup (2006)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)
   World Junior Championship (2007)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   Dubai Open (2008)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Negi's best by VishyFan
   Indian Kids by samsal27

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PARIMARJAN NEGI
(born Feb-09-1993, 21 years old) India

[what is this?]
Parimarjan Negi was born in New Delhi. He picked up the game of chess at the age of 4 and in 2002 won the Asian Under-10 Championship. He was third in the 2004 World U-12 Championship in Heraklio, Crete, and in July of 2005, he became the world's youngest International Master. Before his thirteenth birthday he made two grandmaster norms and, in June 2006, he made his third. By doing so, Negi, aged 13 years and 142 days, beat Magnus Carlsen record by becoming the second-youngest person in history to complete all the requirements for the grandmaster title.

In 2008, Negi marked his improvement with joint first place at the Kaupthing Open in Luxembourg and clear first at the Philadelphia Open. He was runner-up behind Abhijeet Gupta in the World Junior Championship (2008) with 9.5/13. He qualified for the World Cup (2011) by winning Zonal 3.7, winning round one in a walkover as his opponent Vladimir Akopian was a last minute withdrawal because of health reasons. His opponent in the second round was Teimour Radjabov, the result being a win for the Azeri super-GM. In October 2011, Negi came equal 1st with 7.5/9 in the 15th International Bavarian Open. 2012 started with a good showing (7/10) in the Tradewise Gibraltar (2012), and although this was offset by a mediocre (4/9) at the Aeroflot Open (2012), he put in a strong performance at the 28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012), coming 2nd on tiebreak behind winner Pentala Harikrishna with 7/9 and a 2699 TPR and then followed up with a par for rating 6/9 at the 14th Dubai Open (2012). Despite a last round loss in the Asian Continental Chess Championship (2012), Negi scored 7/9 and won the event, thereby qualifying for the World Cup (2013). He placed second with 7/9 at Leiden in July 2012 and represented India on board 3 at the Chess Olympiad (2012). He finished up 2012 at the 1st International GM Round Robin Chess Tournament where he scored a relatively rating-neutral 4/10 but started 2013 on an upbeat note by coming 2nd with 6.5/9 at the Baden Baden Open in February, a half point behind Etienne Bacrot. Then in March 2013, he placed =1st with 7/9 at the 29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013), temporarily returning him to the top 100. In July-August 2013, Negi scored a stunning 9/10 to win the Politiken Cup (2013) outright, a point clear of Ivan Cheparinov and several other joint runners-up.

At the 2013 World Cup, Negi lost his first round match to Ukrainian GM Yuriy Kryvoruchko and was eliminated from the tournament.

Negi played board 1 for India in the Chess Olympiad (2014) played in TromsÝ, and led his team to the upset of the Olympiad to win a bronze medal.

References: (1) http://www.thehindu.com/sport/other... , (2) Wikipedia article: Parimarjan Negi


 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 610  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R Mainka vs Negi ½-½49 2003 Bad WiesseeA00 Uncommon Opening
2. Negi vs S Hamm  ½-½47 2003 7th BayEMB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
3. Negi vs W So 1-034 2003 Wch U10B33 Sicilian
4. A Kuzmin vs Negi  1-045 2004 6th Dubai OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. R Mamedov vs Negi  1-022 2004 6th Dubai OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
6. Negi vs N Mamedov 1-034 2004 6th Dubai OpenB57 Sicilian
7. Hatim Al-Hadarani vs Negi 0-133 2004 6th Dubai OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. S Megaranto vs Negi  1-029 2004 6th Dubai OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
9. Negi vs F Velikhanli  ½-½30 2004 6th Dubai OpenB07 Pirc
10. Negi vs I Hakki  ½-½65 2004 6th Dubai OpenB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
11. Negi vs I Kadimova 1-029 2004 6th Dubai OpenB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
12. N Zhukova vs Negi  1-055 2005 Corus Tournament: Group CD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. C Norregaard vs Negi 0-126 2005 Hastings Chess CongressE01 Catalan, Closed
14. Negi vs I Nyzhnyk ½-½40 2005 Belfort YWCC boys under 12C11 French
15. Negi vs V Papin  ½-½49 2005 World Junior Championship (Boys)B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
16. Negi vs Z Mamedjarova 1-039 2005 Corus Tournament: Group CC42 Petrov Defense
17. I Nepomniachtchi vs Negi  1-070 2005 Young Stars of the WorldB40 Sicilian
18. Negi vs S Kaphle  1-042 2005 Belfort YWCC boys under 12B40 Sicilian
19. Wang Yue vs Negi  ½-½42 2005 World Junior Championship (Boys)D77 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O
20. Negi vs Bosboom-Lanchava  1-028 2005 Corus Tournament: Group CB06 Robatsch
21. Negi vs E Pileckis  1-050 2005 World Junior Championship (Boys)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
22. Negi vs Jonkman 1-041 2005 Corus Tournament: Group CC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. Negi vs Wang Yue 0-140 2005 7th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
24. Robson vs Negi ½-½105 2005 Belfort YWCC boys under 12B42 Sicilian, Kan
25. T Sanikidze vs Negi  1-046 2005 World Junior Championship (Boys)D96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
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Jun-23-11  plimko: Wonderful game by Negi in the 2nd round of AAI Tournament:

[Event "AAI Int. Grandmasters Tournament"]
[Site "New Delhi/India"]
[Date "2011.06.23"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Negi Parimarjan"]
[Black "Hou Yifan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B76"]
[PlyCount "63"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
[TimeControl "40/7200:20/3600:900+30"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d6 9. f3 Bd7 10. h4 a5 11. a4 h5 12. Qd2 Rc8 13. O-O-O Ne5 14. Bg5 Rc5 15. Kb1 Re8 16. Rhe1 Qc8 17. f4 Nc4 18. Qd3 Ng4 19. Re2 f6 20. e5 dxe5 21. fxe5 fxg5 22. e6 Bc6 23. Bxc4 Ne5 24. Rxe5 Rxe5 25. Qxg6 Rf8 26. Nxc6 bxc6 27. Bd3 Rf6 28. Qh7+ Kf8 29. hxg5 Rxg5 30. Ne4 Rgg6 31. Nc5 Rg5 32. Nd7+ 1-0

Jun-24-11  nanobrain: Hou Yifan was winning here however when she blundered.
Oct-12-11  plimko: Not a great start for Negi in the 49th India Champ, only 2/4, a defeat with Ashwin.

My usual 2 cents on 'Scacchi Internazionali':
http://biker60.wordpress.com/2011/1...

Oct-12-11  Blunderdome: Needs a more recent picture.
Oct-13-11  plimko: Negi not at his best for sure, defeated by Padmini Rout too!
Nov-24-11  indianchessupdates: Negi live rankings is 2644.6 and he is fourth on the list of Indian players and he overtook his alltime high ranking of 2642. He has gained an awesome 27.6 elo points in just 25 days

For more on Indian live rankings visit

http://indianchessupdates.blogspot....

Feb-09-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: best of luck against GM Zvjaginsev today..

and happy birthday GM Negi!

Mar-18-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  shivasuri4: Playing for Katernberg against SF Berlin, Negi beat Hrant Melkumyan in a 52 move duel after his queenside pawns prevailed against his opponent's kingside pawns.Melkumyan sacrificed his rook for Negi's centralised knight on move 26 and made the critical mistake on move 48 in a complex position.
Mar-20-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  shivasuri4: In the 13th round of the Bundesliga 2011-12, Parimarjan Negi held Radoslaw Wojtaszek, rated 2704, to a draw in 37 moves.In the Dutch Defense variation of the Slav, he gained a pawn in the opening at the cost of development, but was facing an uphill task to save the game by move 31.In mutual time pressure, Wojtaszek returned the edge and the game soon petered out into a draw.
May-10-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  shivasuri4: In the Asian Continental 2012 held in Vietnam, Negi is in the 5th place after 5 rounds. He has so far beaten Wan Yunguo, Nguyen Anh Dung, Gundavaa Bayarsaikhan and Megaranto Susanto. His only loss until now has come against John Paul Gomez in round 2. Today he plays the tournament leader Yu Yangyi (rated 2626 with 4.5 points, lone draw to 2483-rated countryman Liu Qingnan in round 4.) on the top board.
May-10-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  shivasuri4: Negi beat Yu Yangyi in a fine game in 51 moves to jump to sole first with 5 points, ahead of 8 players with 4.5 points. Yangyi blundered with his 33rd move in time pressure, and never recovered.
May-10-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  shivasuri4: Negi next plays 2679-rated Ding Liren in the 7th round with the white pieces.
May-10-12  Ragh: Thats a great win against Yu Yangyi. Negi recovered fine after his Round 2 debacle.
May-11-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  shivasuri4: Negi continues to lead the table after round 7 with a win against Ding Liren in 30 moves of the French, Advanced. In this exciting game, Liren blundered on move 27 in a difficult position and resigned soon after, when the loss of a piece was imminent.
May-11-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  shivasuri4: Negi, with 6 points, plays 2550-rated GM Olivier Barbosa, one of the 3 players with 5.5 points in the penultimate round tomorrow.
May-12-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: At the <ASIAN CONTINENTAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP>, Negi has sole possession of 1st place after winning 6(!) games in a row.

http://chess-results.com/tnr70397.a...

May-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: Congrats on the first place tie with Yu Yangyi in the Asian Continental champs. He won 7 and lost 2, with no draws.
May-30-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: "Winning six straight games after losing the very second game was something that even surprised me. But then I have been working hard on the aspect of dealing with defeats and not carrying the emotions too long. Itís a natural progression for me and shows that Iíve been becoming stronger psychologically."

- GM Parimarjan Negi (after winning the 2012 Asian Continental Individual Chess Championship)

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/repor...

Jul-07-12  Pirandus: Puis-je voir une partie Carlsen vs. Negi? Si non, pourquoi?
Jul-07-12  unsound: Non. Parce que, apparemment, Carlsen n'a jamais joue contre Negi.
Jan-13-13  fref: Ce gars-lŗ vient de gagner le "Death Match 10" contre le GMI Alejandro Ramirez-Alvarez
Mar-03-13  quantum.conscious: <Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi finished in a tie for the top spot with seven other GMs in the 29th edition of the Capelle-a-Grande tournament.

Negi settled for a draw with Sergey Fedorchuk in the final round of the event that featured 76 Grandmasters in a field of 563 players.

Negi scored seven out of nine in the event played over a Swiss System.

Interestingly, Negi had tied with fellow Indian P Harikrishna in the same event last year, and lost out the Trophy in a tie-break.

The same happened this time as Negi was placed second on the basis of tie-break points with GM Sugirov Sanan of Russia.

Negi (2638) received 1700 euros from the prize kitty and will gain about eight ELO points from the event.>

http://www.thehindu.com/sport/other...

Aug-04-13  SimonWebbsTiger: Negi won Politiken Cup 2013. An interview, in Danish, on this link. http://www.ksu.dk/politiken_cup/nyh...
Feb-09-14  Penguincw: Happy 21st birthday to GM Parimarjan Negi.

< By doing so, Negi, aged 13 years and 142 days, beat Magnus Carlsen record by becoming the second-youngest person in history to complete all the requirements for the grandmaster title. >

Hmm. Maybe in the future, India might get a rematch against Carlsen by sending Negi. ;)

Also, it looks like he lost to Karjakin for youngest to earn the GM title by just a few months.

Feb-09-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: Happy 21st :)
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