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Y Vovk 
 
Yuri Vovk
Number of games in database: 210
Years covered: 2002 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2592 (2559 rapid, 2585 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2608
Overall record: +86 -42 =54 (62.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      28 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B90 B84 B32 B43 B31
 French Defense (13) 
    C19 C16 C13 C10 C18
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D85 D86 D97 D80
 French Winawer (7) 
    C19 C16 C18
 French (6) 
    C13 C10 C11 C00
 King's Indian (5) 
    E74 E90 E97 E81 E94
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (29) 
    E92 E90 E81 E77 E62
 Sicilian (29) 
    B30 B22 B87 B46 B48
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C03
 French Defense (6) 
    C03
 Sicilian Taimanov (5) 
    B46 B48 B47
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A45 E10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Y Vovk vs M Lagarde, 2013 1-0
   Y Vovk vs M B Dastan, 2012 1-0
   Y Vovk vs S Williams, 2012 1-0
   Y Vovk vs D Brandenburg, 2011 1-0
   A Fier vs Y Vovk, 2011 1/2-1/2
   T Baliasnyj vs Y Vovk, 2011 0-1
   Y Vovk vs N Giffard, 2011 1-0
   Y Vovk vs Sasikiran, 2011 1-0
   Bologan vs Y Vovk, 2010 0-1
   Y Vovk vs M Bobula, 2010 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Cappelle la Grande (2009)
   Dutch Open (2011)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   Hastings Congress 2011/12 (2011)
   Ukrainian Championship (2012)
   World Junior Championship (2007)
   Dutch Open (2009)
   Cappelle la Grande (2006)
   Cappelle la Grande (2010)

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YURI VOVK
(born Nov-11-1988, 26 years old) Ukraine
PRONUNCIATION:
[what is this?]
This GM is a brother of Andrey Vovk. Winner of Cappelle la Grande (2009).

Wikipedia article: Yuri Vovk


 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 210  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Y Vovk vs A Grekh  0-146 2002 UKR-ch U14B42 Sicilian, Kan
2. M Kravtsiv vs Y Vovk 1-015 2004 LvovB06 Robatsch
3. V Malakhatko vs Y Vovk  1-032 2005 Calvi Balagne opA48 King's Indian
4. Y Vovk vs N Maiorov  0-139 2005 inAUTOmarket OpenC52 Evans Gambit
5. Y Kuzubov vs Y Vovk  1-033 2005 Ukrainian U20 ChampionshipsA58 Benko Gambit
6. S Agdestein vs Y Vovk  0-152 2005 Calvi Balagne op 02ndA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. L Comas Fabrego vs Y Vovk  1-039 2005 Czech OpenE90 King's Indian
8. Y Vovk vs A Zubarev  1-071 2005 Czech OpenB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
9. Y Vovk vs M Narciso Dublan  ½-½78 2006 Cappelle la GrandeC13 French
10. Y Vovk vs Eljanov  1-054 2006 VII Dos Hermanas InternetB32 Sicilian
11. V Yemelin vs Y Vovk  ½-½40 2006 Cappelle la GrandeB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. Y Vovk vs S Vysochin  1-026 2006 2nd Geller Mem Open-AC00 French Defense
13. Eljanov vs Y Vovk  1-055 2006 VII Dos Hermanas InternetA56 Benoni Defense
14. Y Vovk vs G Timoshenko  1-033 2006 Cappelle la GrandeB33 Sicilian
15. Y Vovk vs Eljanov  0-158 2006 VII Dos Hermanas InternetB32 Sicilian
16. Z Czajka vs Y Vovk  0-132 2006 Cappelle la GrandeA48 King's Indian
17. Li Shilong vs Y Vovk  1-033 2006 Cappelle la GrandeE74 King's Indian, Averbakh, 6...c5
18. G Gutman vs Y Vovk  1-067 2006 Cappelle la GrandeE92 King's Indian
19. Eljanov vs Y Vovk  1-058 2006 VII Dos Hermanas InternetE17 Queen's Indian
20. Y Vovk vs G Quillan  1-043 2007 Liverpool opA60 Benoni Defense
21. Y Vovk vs Y Hambardzumian  0-162 2007 World Junior ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. C Balogh vs Y Vovk  0-133 2007 Cappelle la GrandeB53 Sicilian
23. M Kravtsiv vs Y Vovk  ½-½42 2007 Ukranian U20 ChampionshipsB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. Y Vovk vs R Balatoni  1-023 2007 Liverpool opC16 French, Winawer
25. Y Vovk vs C McNab  0-147 2007 Liverpool opA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 210  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-11-06  BIDMONFA: Yuri Vovk

VOVK, Yuri
http://www.bidmonfa.com/vovk_yuri.htm
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Mar-07-09  jon01: Yuri Vovk won the 25. Capelle La Grande with 7.5/9.
Dec-18-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Yuri Vovk, Ukraine, born 11 November 1988 in Lviv. Now rated 2546, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

IM in 2004. GM in 2008. Rated 2575 in April 2009. ICC (vendor): Imperator15

Elder brother of GM Andrey Vovk.

From http://www.chess.com/members/view/v... (edited):

1st on tie in closed GM "Lake Sevan" 2007 (cat. 12). Joint 1-2 in closed GM "Saratov 2007" (cat. 11). Ukrainian U20 champion 2007. Winner of Cappelle-la-Grande Open 2009. I charge moderate money for lessons. I am studying in Lviv National University in Ukraine. I'm active chess player that tries to avoid all obsolent and reflect new tendencies in chess in a right way. I'm very good in teaching you to play sharply. But of course not bad to teach positional play too!

1st in Cappelle-la-Grande March 2009 (ahead of 101 GM's): http://www.cappelle-chess.fr/en2/us... http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...

20th* in Hogeschool Zeeland Open (Vlissingen) 2009:
http://www.chessvibes.com/tabellen/...

*One point behind his 2nd placed brother!

Biography:
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurij_... (in Polish)

Pictures:
http://www.chessvibes.com/plaatjes/... http://www.scacchierando.net/public...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/depion... (video)

Some wild stuff back in 2005:

[Event "Calvi Balagne op 02nd"]
[Date "2005.02.23"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Agdestein, Simen"]
[Black "Vovk, Yuri"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2586"]
[BlackElo "2420"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bh4 c5 4. f3 g5 5. fxe4 gxh4 6. e3 Bh6 7. Nd2 Qb6 8. Nc4 Qg6 9. Qd3 cxd4 10. exd4 d5 11. exd5 Bf5 12. Qb3 Nd7 13. Nf3 h3 14. Nh4 Bxc2 15. Nxg6 Bxb3 16. axb3 hxg6 17. gxh3 Bg7 18. d6 Bxd4 19. dxe7 Kxe7 20. O-O-O Nc5 21. Bg2 Rh4 22. Rhe1+ Kf8 23. Na5 Rc8 24. Kb1 Rc7 25. b4 Na4 26. Re4 Rxe4 27. Bxe4 Bxb2 28. Bc2 Nc3+ 29. Kxb2 Nxd1+ 30. Bxd1 b6 31. Nb3 Rc4 32. b5 Rh4 33. Nd2 Rxh3 34. Nf1 f5 35. Kc2 Ke7 36. Kd2 Kd6 37. Ke1 Ke5 38. Kf2 g5 39. Kg2 Ra3 40. h3 f4 41. Bg4 Kd4 42. Nh2 Rb3 43. Bd7 Rb2+ 44. Kg1 Ke3 45. Bc6 Rc2 46. Ng4+ Ke2 47. Ne5 Rc3 48. Kg2 Rc5 49. Nd7 Rf5 50. Bf3+ Ke3 51. Bc6 f3+ 52. Kf1 f2 0-1

Feb-13-10  chessfootball: please visit Yuriy homepage http://grandcoach.com/vovk_yura
Aug-15-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Placed 3rd in Olomouc Chess Summer GM-1 (Czech Republic) 4-12 August 2010:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr368...

Nov-11-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: how do you pronounce Vovk?
Nov-11-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Annie K.: <wordfunph> like in the audio. :)

Take care.

Nov-11-13  Dionysius1: The audio is a really neat feature in the bio! So small though - I overlooked it first time round.
Nov-11-13  Kikoman: <Player of the Day>

Happy 25th Birthday GM Yuri Vovk! :D

Nov-11-13  Penguincw: Happy 25th birthday to GM Yuri Vovk.
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