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Tatiana Ratcu
Number of games in database: 1
Years covered: 2000
Last FIDE rating: 2259

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(born Sep-08-1979, 40 years old) Brazil

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Woman International Master. She was Brazilian Women's Champion in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 2000.

Wikipedia article: Tatiana Kaawar Ratcu

Last updated: 2019-08-02 10:18:27

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Xie Jun vs T Ratcu 1-0292000Olympiad (Women)B42 Sicilian, Kan

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  whiteshark: Tatiana Ratcu was <Miss Olympia> 1996 !

About her chess career:

Brasilbase contains 561 games from her!
(scroll down for download her game collection)

Jan-29-11  BLarsen1967: <whiteshark> Well,actually brasilbase they dont have all those 561 Tatiana Ratcu games you mention,that's just the number they've registered,in reality they "only" have 375 games - But that's ok for a start! (Thanx for the link,btw!)
Feb-02-11  BLarsen1967: Here's one Tatiana game,she's playing Black vs Almira Skripchenko

[Event "wch w jr"]
[Site "Medellin"]
[Date "1996.11.??"]
[Round "8"]
[White "Skripchenko, Almira"]
[Black "Ratcu, Tatiana"]
[Result "1-0"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O Nge7 7. c3 O-O 8. d4 cxd4 9. cxd4 d5 10. e5 Qb6 11. Nc3 Nf5 12. Na4 Qa5 13. Bd2 Qd8 14. Bf4 Bd7 15. Re1 Rc8 16. Rc1 h6 17. h4 Qe7 18. a3 Na5 19. Nc3 Nc4 20. Qe2 b5 21. Na2 a5 22. Bh3 Ra8 23. Bxf5 gxf5 24. Kh2 Rfc8 25. Rg1 b4 26. g4 bxa3 27. gxf5 axb2 28. Rxg7+ Kh8 29. f6 bxc1=Q 30. Nxc1 1-0

Feb-16-11  BLarsen1967: Here's one more olympiad game from 2000,in round 4 Tatiana Ratcu faced the Danish player Oksana Vovk. Ratcu has been inactive since 2000,it seems she turned to corr. chess. Oksana,tho is very active,playing in the Bundesliga with her team mates Inna Gaponenko,Marina Roitburd and Isabel Hund.

[Event "34th olw final"]
[Site "Istanbul TUR"]
[Date "2000.10.31"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Ratcu, Tatiana BRA"]
[Black "Vovk, Oksana DEN"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C09"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Ngf3 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. O-O Ne7 9. c3 O-O 10. Nb3 Bd6 11. Bg5 Bg4 12. Bh4 Qc7 13. Bg3 Bxg3 14. hxg3 Qb6 15. Be2 Nf5 16. Nfd4 Bxe2 17. Nxe2 Rad8 18. Qd3 g6 19. Rad1 Rfe8 20. Rfe1 Ne5 21. Qc2 Nc4 22. Ned4 Nxd4 23. Rxe8+ Rxe8 24. Rxd4 Re1+ 25. Kh2 g5 26. Qf5 Qh6+ 27. Qh3 Qxh3+ 28. Kxh3 Ne5 29. g4 Ng6 30. g3 Re2 1/2-1/2

Feb-21-11  BLarsen1967: In the game Skripchenko vs Ratcu,after 23.Bxf5 we have this position

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Here Black played 23..gxf5. It might be better to capture with 23..exf5 so as not to weaken the king's position - after,say 24.Ra1 b4 25.axb4 axb4 26.b3 Na5 27.Qe3 Kh7 we get this

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- it looks equal

Mar-06-11  BLarsen1967: In 1994 Tatiana R. secured her first Brazilian Champ.(w) after PO,scoring 6 out of 7 - Here's her win against Joara Chaves (champion in 2008)

[Event "BRA w"]
[Site "Brasilia"]
[Date "1994.02.??"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Chaves, Joara"]
[Black "Ratcu, Tatiana"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B07"]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. f3 Nbd7 5. Be3 Qc7 6. Qd2 e5 7. Nge2 a6 8. Ng3 b5 9. a3 Nb6 10. Rd1 Be7 11. Qf2 Rb8 12. Be2 O-O 13. O-O Be6 14. dxe5 dxe5 15. Bc5 Bxc5 16. Qxc5 Nbd7 17. Qd6 Qb6+ 18. Kh1 Rfd8 19. Qd2 Nf8 20. Qg5 Ng6 21. Qc1 Rd4 22. h3 h6 23. Kh2 Rbd8 24. Qe3 Qc7 25. Bd3 c5 26. Nce2 c4 27. Nxd4 exd4 28. Qf2 cxd3 29. cxd3 Nh5 30. Rc1 Qd6 31. Rfd1 Bb3 32. Rd2 Qf4 33. Rc5 Nxg3 34. Kg1 Qe3 35. Kh2 Nf1+ 36. Qxf1 Qxd2 37. e5 Nxe5 38. Kh1 Nxd3 39. Rc6 Qe1 0-1

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