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Ivan Akimov
Number of games in database: 46
Years covered: 2000 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2344
Highest rating achieved in database: 2434
Overall record: +15 -25 =6 (39.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (7) 
    E99 E94 E76 E66 E97
With the Black pieces:
 Slav (5) 
    D15 D13 D11 D10
 King's Indian (4) 
    E77 E87 E69 E94
 Sicilian (4) 
    B32 B23
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IVAN AKIMOV
(born Jan-25-1982) Russia

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International Master

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 46  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. I Akimov vs E Solozhenkin  0-130 2000 Chigorin MemorialE12 Queen's Indian
2. M Turov vs I Akimov  1-039 2000 RUS-CupC42 Petrov Defense
3. I Zakharevich vs I Akimov  1-025 2001 7th Stage Russian CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. I Akimov vs A Rykalin  0-159 2001 Chigorin mem openE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
5. G Golovchenko vs I Akimov  1-070 2001 White NightsD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
6. M Rogovoi vs I Akimov  1-037 2001 Keres mem openB32 Sicilian
7. I Akimov vs K Bryzgalin  ½-½31 2001 7th Stage Russian CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. I Akimov vs W Leenen  1-034 2001 White NightsA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
9. I Gromova vs I Akimov  1-038 2001 Chigorin mem openE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
10. I Akimov vs D Lybin  ½-½22 2001 Keres mem openE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
11. I Akimov vs J Razuvajeva  1-041 2001 7th Stage Russian CupB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
12. A Sidorov vs I Akimov  1-036 2001 Chigorin mem openD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. I Akimov vs A Fokin  ½-½58 2001 White NightsB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
14. I Akimov vs M Keskel  1-025 2001 Keres mem openE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
15. A Zverev vs I Akimov  0-134 2001 7th Stage Russian CupD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. A Lukin vs I Akimov  1-033 2001 White NightsC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
17. I Akimov vs V Kazakov 1-059 2001 Chigorin mem openE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
18. A Lugovoi vs I Akimov  1-055 2001 Keres mem openD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. E Alekseev vs I Akimov  1-037 2001 7th Stage Russian CupB32 Sicilian
20. I Akimov vs Robert Litschik  1-053 2001 Chigorin mem openD02 Queen's Pawn Game
21. B Grachev vs I Akimov 1-021 2001 White NightsE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
22. Harry Kestlane vs I Akimov  0-137 2001 Keres mem openE10 Queen's Pawn Game
23. I Akimov vs P Piraev  0-157 2001 7th Stage Russian CupE12 Queen's Indian
24. I Akimov vs I Yagupov  0-161 2001 White NightsD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. B Dribinsky vs I Akimov  1-041 2001 Chigorin mem openE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 46  PGN Download
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Jan-25-07  BIDMONFA: Ivan Akimov

AKIMOV, Ivan
http://www.bidmonfa.com/akimov_ivan...
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Jan-25-07  AAAAron: How is this guy player of the day!? He loses more than he wins. I guess it must be hard to come up with 360 players of the day, where they have more wins than losses.... I won't be studying this guy, thats for sure!
Jan-25-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  dalbertz: <AAAAron> Check out the birthday.
Jan-25-07  rover: <He loses more than he wins.>

That is almost certainly not true.

Jan-25-07  AAAAron: <rover> His list on this site shows 13 wins 25 losses. Including losing all his games, except a couple of draws, in 2003, which are his last games on this record. Other than his birthday being today, he should NOT be player of the day. Maybe we should study this guy to learn what not to do. Yeah, thats the ticket! What this site doesn't show is how Akimov went undefeated for 2004-2006. I funny.
Jan-25-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: every year again :D
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_A...
Jan-25-10  Albertan: According to the website http://ratings.fide.com/view_games.... Ivan Akimov played in the UralFR Championship 2008 open (Ekaterinburg) where he scored 3 wins, 2 losses and four draws.
Jan-25-10  WhiteRook48: he draws less than he loses
Jan-25-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Abdel Irada: <AAAAron>: It should be borne in mind that the database doesn't contain every game Akimov played in the past 20-plus years.

One doesn't get and hold a rating over 2300 if one *really* loses more often than not, so we can infer that the games appearing here are likely to be ones played against particularly strong opposition and therefore not representative of his results as a whole.

Meanwhile, Akimov is far from the only recent POTD who *appears* to have a losing record. And those of us whose ratings have never reached 2300 should think twice before ridiculing those whose have; I assure you that getting to that level requires a fair amount of both talent and hard work.

Jan-25-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  DarthStapler: His name reminds me of Isaac Asimov
Jan-25-13  Kikoman: Happy 31st Birthday IM Ivan Akimov! ^^
Jan-25-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: <Darth>Lets hope his game isn't iRobotic!
Jan-25-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: That could lead to a GOTD pun. Oh well.
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