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Sethuraman P Sethuraman
Number of games in database: 648
Years covered: 2004 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2657 (2586 rapid, 2489 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2658

Overall record: +262 -128 =176 (61.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 82 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (72) 
    B90 B48 B42 B92 B80
 Ruy Lopez (33) 
    C78 C65 C95 C92 C67
 Sicilian Najdorf (25) 
    B90 B92 B96 B94 B91
 King's Indian (21) 
    E81 E90 E60 E94 E70
 Caro-Kann (17) 
    B12 B18 B17
 French Defense (15) 
    C05 C10 C11 C02 C18
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (56) 
    B48 B51 B81 B90 B80
 Ruy Lopez (35) 
    C65 C92 C69 C78 C80
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    D02 A46 D00 A50 A45
 Semi-Slav (22) 
    D45 D44 D43 D47 D48
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D30 D31 D38 D37 D39
 Sicilian Taimanov (14) 
    B48 B47 B49
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Yan Liu vs S P Sethuraman, 2019 0-1
   Harikrishna vs S P Sethuraman, 2017 0-1
   D Sengupta vs S P Sethuraman, 2013 0-1
   S P Sethuraman vs J Bai, 2016 1-0
   S P Sethuraman vs A Giri, 2017 1/2-1/2
   S P Sethuraman vs Belsar Valencia, 2016 1-0
   M Vachier-Lagrave vs S P Sethuraman, 2016 1/2-1/2
   Bacrot vs S P Sethuraman, 2016 1/2-1/2
   S P Sethuraman vs R Wojtaszek, 2016 1-0
   Yankai Li vs S P Sethuraman, 2017 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Asian Continental Championship (2016)
   Leiden (2013)
   Chigorin Memorial (2017)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2016)
   Sharjah Masters (2018)
   Indian Premier National A Championship (2009)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   World Junior Championship (2013)
   Hasselbacken Open (2016)
   Politiken Cup (2009)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2018)
   Qatar Masters (2015)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2017)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   World Junior Championship (2010)

   🏆 Grand Swiss IoM
   S P Sethuraman vs M Rodshtein (Oct-16-19) 1-0
   Kamsky vs S P Sethuraman (Oct-14-19) 1/2-1/2
   I Bulmaga vs S P Sethuraman (Oct-13-19) 0-1
   S P Sethuraman vs B Clarke (Oct-13-19) 1-0
   S P Sethuraman vs E Danielian (Oct-11-19) 0-1

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(born Feb-25-1993, 26 years old) India

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Sethuraman P Sethuraman is a Grandmaster (ratified by FIDE in early February 2011). Member of the gold medal winning Indian team in the U16 Olympiad in Turkey in 2008 and runner up in the U16 World Youth Championship in Vietnam in 2008 behind Baskaran Adhiban. Won the World U16 championship in 2009. Played board 2 for India at the Chess Olympiad (2014) in Tromsų, and his 7.5/10 was instrumental in helping his team to win the bronze medal.

Qualifying via Zonal 3.7 to the World Cup (2015), Sethuraman defeated Sanan Sjugirov and Pentala Harikrishna in the first and second rounds before losing to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in round three to be eliminated from the Cup. He won the Asian Championship 2016, and thereby qualified for the World Cup 2017.

Wikipedia article: S. P. Sethuraman

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 649  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Z Rahman vs S P Sethuraman  1-0542004Chennai WinTV op 1stE90 King's Indian
2. S P Sethuraman vs S Sjugirov  ½-½542005Wch U12B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
3. Anastasian vs S P Sethuraman  1-05220057th Dubai Open Chess ChampionshipA25 English
4. S P Sethuraman vs V Sareen  1-02920068th Dubai OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. T L Petrosian vs S P Sethuraman 1-07020068th Dubai OpenC45 Scotch Game
6. S P Sethuraman vs A El Arousy  ½-½5520068th Dubai OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
7. S Satyapragyan vs S P Sethuraman  ½-½4220068th Dubai OpenC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
8. S P Sethuraman vs M Sergeyeva  1-02620068th Dubai OpenB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
9. O Kulicov vs S P Sethuraman  ½-½5520068th Dubai OpenC45 Scotch Game
10. S P Sethuraman vs S G Simonenko 1-03820068th Dubai OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
11. Ramesh vs S P Sethuraman  1-04220068th Dubai OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
12. S P Sethuraman vs S Savchenko  0-1462006Marseille Chess FestivalB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. S Shoker vs S P Sethuraman 1-0282006Marseille Chess FestivalA00 Uncommon Opening
14. S P Sethuraman vs J Czakon 0-1332006Marseille Chess FestivalB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. S P Sethuraman vs D Housieaux  1-0322006Marseille Chess FestivalC05 French, Tarrasch
16. N Brunner vs S P Sethuraman  1-0702006Marseille Chess FestivalE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
17. K Spraggett vs S P Sethuraman  1-0262006XXIV Andorra OpenC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
18. S P Sethuraman vs S Satyapragyan  1-0372006XXIV Andorra OpenB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. R Pogorelov vs S P Sethuraman  ½-½262006XXIV Andorra OpenA17 English
20. F J Sanz Alonso vs S P Sethuraman 0-1462006XXIV Andorra OpenC29 Vienna Gambit
21. S P Sethuraman vs S Del Rio Angelis  ½-½302006XXIV Andorra OpenB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
22. J M De La Villa Garcia vs S P Sethuraman  ½-½532006XXIV Andorra OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
23. S P Sethuraman vs J Fernandez Garcia  ½-½332006XXIV Andorra OpenC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
24. R M D P de Almeida vs S P Sethuraman  0-1342006XXIV Andorra OpenE15 Queen's Indian
25. J Shetty Shristi vs S P Sethuraman  0-1352008Commonwealth ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 649  PGN Download
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Sep-04-07  samsal27: <framoort> You are most welcome. I hope and pray that this trend continues.
Oct-10-07  samsal27: Sethuraman wins the National Subjunior (for the second time) with a round to spare. Congrats to him! -
Jul-26-09  angslo: wow! sethuraman defeated dreev in round 9

shared second at 7.5/9


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  Tabanus: Interview:

World U16 champion Nov. 2009:

Dec-21-09  BIDMONFA: S P Sethuraman


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  Tabanus: He ended 3rd in the Paris championship 3-11 July 2010:

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  Tabanus: 3rd place in Pardubice Open (Czech Republic) 23-31 July 2010:

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  Tabanus: Placed 3rd in Malaysia Open (Kuala Lumpur) 1-7 Sept. 2010:

Dec-25-10  twinlark:

He has three GM norms, and his GM title should be ratified in Feb 2011.

Well done!

Jul-26-11  DiscoJew: They say his mom had a stutter...
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  Penguincw: I believe this is the first time I saw a player with the same first name as his last name. It would be interesting if his name was Sethuraman S. Sethuraman though.
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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday Sethuraman!
Dec-13-12  shivasuri4: Congrats to Sethuraman on finishing 2nd (joint 1st, lost out on tiebreak to Marat Dzhumaev), with 8/11, in the Rose Valley Open at Kolkata. He gained 25 points for the splendid performance.
Aug-14-14  shivasuri4: Sethuraman played very well at the 2014 Olympiad in Tromso, Norway, helping India finish third behind China and Hungary. He gains 22.5 points for scoring 7.5/10. That will catapult him into the 2600 club with a rating of 2612.5. It will also make him India's 9th highest rated player.
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  norami: What does sethura mean? And what kind of superhero is Sethura-man?
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  juan31: Parece que Master Sethuraman viene muy bien preparado en Qatar 2015.
Dec-28-15  Jim Bartle: Tied with Carlsen with 5 wins. Unfortunately he also has three losses.
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  chancho: Another pic of the young Indian GM:

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  norami: Regardless of what a sethura is, Sethuraman Sethuraman can be joined with Lisa Lisa and Sirhan Sirhan.
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  offramp: Seth, you're a man.


Seth you're a man!!

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  TheFocus: Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.
Jun-03-16  veerar: @<norami>
Raman is the South-Indian version,of the name Rama the hero of the Epic Ramayana. Sethu means Bridge.
Raman built a Sethu across the Indian ocean,Palk Strait, to Srilanka,called Lanka during his period,to Kill the demon Ravana. Thu,s Sethuaraman means Raman the builder of "the Bridge" to Lanka.
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  Penguincw: Sethuraman P Sethuraman wins the Asian Individual Men Championship 2016, with a score of 7/9 (+6,-1,=2), finishing half a point ahead of 8 players, including top seed Le Quang Liem and Wei Yi.

Also gains a solid 13.6 points to move to 2666.6 and #76 on the live ratings.

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  ketchuplover: kudos to him
Jul-20-16  WTHarvey: Here are 22 critical positions from the games of S P Sethuraman: What's the winning move?
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