Ilya M Gurevich
Number of games in database: 115
Years covered: 1984 to 1998
Last FIDE rating: 2586
Overall record: +33 -30 =45 (51.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
7 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
I Gurevich vs Kamsky, 1991 1/2-1/2
Ftacnik vs I Gurevich, 1993 0-1
I Gurevich vs Bronstein, 1992 1-0
I Gurevich vs Nunn, 1992 1-0
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Hastings 1992/93 by suenteus po 147
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| page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 115
|1. J Curdo vs I Gurevich
||98th Rhode Island State Championship||C48 Four Knights|
|2. Kasparov vs I Gurevich
||New York/London sim||D75 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5|
|3. M Ginsburg vs I Gurevich
||Philadelphia||E97 King's Indian|
|4. E Schiller vs I Gurevich
|5. I Gurevich vs Wolff
||USA-ch U18||B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack|
|6. Akopian vs I Gurevich
||Wch U16||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|7. I Gurevich vs K K Karanja
||New York (USA)||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|8. Adams vs I Gurevich
||Insbruck||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|9. J Curdo vs I Gurevich
||Rhode Island Open||B06 Robatsch|
|10. I Gurevich vs Shirov
||Ch World (juniors)||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|11. Browne vs I Gurevich
||Boston USA op||E17 Queen's Indian|
|12. Kasparov vs I Gurevich
||New York||E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation|
|13. R N Bauer vs I Gurevich
||11th Newton Open||E12 Queen's Indian|
|14. C Hertan vs I Gurevich
||Newton op 11th||E17 Queen's Indian|
|15. I Gurevich vs C Hertan
|16. L Christiansen vs I Gurevich
|17. Shirov vs I Gurevich
||Santiago 50/497 [Gurevich,I]||D86 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|18. Kudrin vs I Gurevich
||It (open)||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|19. I Gurevich vs Smirin
||World op||B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|20. Yermolinsky vs I Gurevich
||It (open)||A04 Reti Opening|
|21. Kramnik vs I Gurevich
||Ch World (cadets) (under 18)||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|22. I Gurevich vs Blatny
||Austria||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4|
|23. I Gurevich vs R F Henao
||USA op Los Angeles||C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense|
|24. J Benjamin vs I Gurevich
||New York 51/187||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|25. I Gurevich vs Kamsky
||US Championship||C30 King's Gambit Declined|
| page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 115
|Feb-08-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Ilya M Gurevich|
GUREVICH, Ilya M.
|Jun-21-07|| ||nolanryan: If I knew where you lived BIDMONFA, I would egg your house.|
|Jun-21-07|| ||Jim Bartle: If that's really you, Nolan, I suspect you'd throw him the high, hard one, and then grab his head and pound him with noogies.|
|Aug-18-07|| ||wardvet: Bidmonfa lives in Spain...Barcelona I think. Anyway, his "Kibitzing" (and I use that term loosely) is very annoying.|
|Aug-31-07|| ||lopium: Who is this player? He has played along the greatest player of our time!|
|Aug-31-07|| ||Jim Bartle: Gurevich was world junior champion, then quit for good in 1994?|
|Dec-02-07|| ||pawnofdoom: I believe he's the brother of Mikhail Gurevich and Dimitri Gurevich|
|Jul-28-08|| ||Fusilli: <pawnofdoom: I believe he's the brother of Mikhail Gurevich and Dimitri Gurevich> Really? He is a lot younger than them. Dimitri was born in 1956 and Mikhail in 1959. Ilya in 1972. Not impossible, though, but do you have a source?|
|Jul-28-08|| ||RookFile: He isn't. I was acquainted with him when he was a teenager. He still plays chess in the icc, his handle is junior.|
|Jul-28-08|| ||Strongest Force: Junior is very friendly. I talked with him all the time when i was playing at the ICC.|
|Jul-28-08|| ||najdorfman: I recall Ilya telling me that when he won the World Junior Championship the USCF, in its journalistic organ Chess Life, put a picture of a bunch of people on a cruise ship, on the cover! The cruise ship had something to do with a U.S. Senior Open Championship.|
To say the least, he was not thrilled about it.
I asked him if he knew what "U.S.C.F" stood for? Sensing a sarcasm coming, he replied that he did not know. So I told him:
UNALTERABLY STUPID CHESS FEDERATION
|Nov-27-10|| ||kramputz: Here is another great talent who quit chess. What is Ilya doing these days?|
|Jul-04-11|| ||technical draw: Here's what he's doing these days:
|Jan-09-12|| ||King Death: < pawnofdoom: I believe he's the brother of Mikhail Gurevich and Dimitri Gurevich>|
None of these players are related to each other. There was an interview that Dimitri Gurevich gave a long time ago where he mentioned that. Gurevich is a common enough Jewish last name in the Ukraine if not on a par with Smith or Williams.
|Jan-09-14|| ||perfidious: <pawnofdoom: I believe he's the brother of Mikhail Gurevich and Dimitri Gurevich>|
Was well acquainted with Ilya in the eighties, as we played several times and were in numerous other events together.
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