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Shiyam Thavandiran
Number of games in database: 225
Years covered: 2000 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2417 (2305 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2478

Overall record: +72 -68 =60 (51.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 25 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (41) 
    B25 B90 B44 B50 B47
 French Defense (16) 
    C01 C02 C15 C00 C18
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B12 B18 B11 B15 B17
 Four Knights (6) 
    C48 C49 C47
 Sicilian Najdorf (5) 
    B90 B91 B96
 English (5) 
    A15 A10 A11 A16
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (42) 
    C02 C00 C04 C01 C16
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E36 E21 E32 E55 E25
 French Tarrasch (13) 
    C04 C07 C03 C05 C09
 French (10) 
    C00 C11 C12
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E00 A46 D02 A40
 French Winawer (8) 
    C16 C18 C17 C15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Dougherty vs S Thavandiran, 2011 0-1
   S Thavandiran vs S Bercys, 2005 1-0
   S Thavandiran vs B Cheng, 2011 1/2-1/2
   M Humphreys vs S Thavandiran, 2011 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   PWC Toronto Open (2009)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)
   77th Canadian Championship (2004)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   Canadian Open (2007)
   World Junior Championship (2012)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2017)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   American Continental (2018)
   Pro Chess League (2018)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2010 Canadian U20 Championship by gauer
   2011 Canadian Post-Secondary Chess Championship by gauer
   2011 Canadian Junior Championship by gauer

   🏆 American Continental
   S Thavandiran vs C Gauche (Jun-10-18) 0-1
   D Carbone vs S Thavandiran (Jun-09-18) 1/2-1/2
   S Thavandiran vs C Coppola (Jun-08-18) 1-0
   S Thavandiran vs S Alonso (Jun-07-18) 1/2-1/2
   J Martinez Alcantara vs S Thavandiran (Jun-07-18) 1-0

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(born May-25-1992, 26 years old) Canada

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He won the 2005 and 2010 Canadian Junior Championships. He won an IM norm(1) at the World Junior Championship (2012) and finished with 6/13. In 2015, he tied for share of 1st-2nd with Maxim Dlugy at the Ontario open in Brantford.

He became an IM in 2017 and previously was a FIDE Master (since 2006) who once played for Western University but later signed on to the Toronto Dragons(2) team, which included Nikolay Noritsyn, Gergely Szabo, Kaiqi Yang, Arthur Calugar, Michael Song, Raja Panjwani, Razvan Preotu along with free-agents Bator Sambuev and Thomas Roussel-Roozmon (they do not live close enough to Toronto's suburban area) for play after 2016.

References / Sources

(1) (discusses IM norm achievements),

(2) (also see for details)

Wikipedia article: Shiyamalen Thavandiran

Last updated: 2018-04-13 04:12:23

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 225  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Thavandiran vs T Krnan  0-1502000Toronto ClosedB01 Scandinavian
2. N Noritsyn vs S Thavandiran  1-0872002Father's Day openC01 French, Exchange
3. N Noritsyn vs S Thavandiran  1-0312002Geza Fuster memorialC01 French, Exchange
4. S Thavandiran vs N Noritsyn  1-0432003Toronto ClosedC77 Ruy Lopez
5. L Henry vs S Thavandiran  ½-½382003Toronto ClosedC16 French, Winawer
6. H R Jung vs S Thavandiran  ½-½712003FuturityC00 French Defense
7. L Day vs S Thavandiran  1-0482003FuturityC00 French Defense
8. S Thavandiran vs H R Jung  ½-½342003Kitchener FuturityB01 Scandinavian
9. J MacPhail vs S Thavandiran 0-127200477th Canadian ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
10. S Thavandiran vs G Milicevic  0-152200477th Canadian ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
11. N Noritsyn vs S Thavandiran  ½-½110200477th Canadian ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
12. S Thavandiran vs M Djerkovic  0-151200477th Canadian ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
13. N Starr vs S Thavandiran  1-039200477th Canadian ChampionshipC00 French Defense
14. A Boik vs S Thavandiran  1-030200477th Canadian ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
15. S Thavandiran vs V Goutor  ½-½59200477th Canadian ChampionshipB50 Sicilian
16. S Belzberg vs S Thavandiran  0-128200477th Canadian ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
17. S Thavandiran vs Hazel Smith  1-068200477th Canadian ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
18. S Thavandiran vs Alexander V Ivanov  0-13620057th Foxwoods OpenB06 Robatsch
19. S Thavandiran vs R Vasquez Schroeder  ½-½6420057th Foxwoods OpenB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
20. S Thavandiran vs S Bercys  1-04220057th Foxwoods OpenB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
21. G Garcia vs S Thavandiran  ½-½3520057th Foxwoods OpenC02 French, Advance
22. Zhe Quan vs S Thavandiran  1-04120057th Foxwoods OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
23. A Lein vs S Thavandiran  ½-½2420057th Foxwoods OpenC01 French, Exchange
24. S Thavandiran vs V Semyonov  1-0272006Canadian OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
25. S Thavandiran vs E Hansen 1-0172006Cdn Youth Championship U14C11 French
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 225  PGN Download
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May-25-06  LluviaSean: Hey Shiyam!! It's Sean Lacap from Manitoba!! If you wanted my e-mail, it's Bye, and good luck Shiyam!!
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