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Sergei Azarov
Number of games in database: 483
Years covered: 1992 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2639 (2611 rapid, 2602 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2667
Overall record: +168 -84 =184 (59.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      47 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (111) 
    B33 B89 B90 B84 B96
 Ruy Lopez (52) 
    C67 C78 C65 C95 C72
 Sicilian Najdorf (28) 
    B90 B96 B92 B99 B98
 French Defense (26) 
    C07 C03 C06 C05 C09
 French Tarrasch (25) 
    C07 C03 C06 C05 C09
 Caro-Kann (23) 
    B11 B18 B12 B10
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (55) 
    C95 C88 C69 C93 C91
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (39) 
    C95 C88 C93 C91 C92
 Queen's Gambit Declined (21) 
    D37 D31 D35 D36
 Queen's Indian (19) 
    E15 E12 E13 E17 E18
 English (18) 
    A14 A15 A13 A18 A17
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E32 E33 E46 E20 E57
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Vokarev vs S Azarov, 2008 1/2-1/2
   A Volokitin vs S Azarov, 2008 0-1
   S Azarov vs Kacper Karwowski, 2011 1-0
   S Azarov vs R P Sharma, 2002 1-0
   S Azarov vs M Wiedenkeller, 2005 1-0
   S Azarov vs B Predojevic, 2006 1/2-1/2
   S Azarov vs P Carlsson, 2002 1-0
   S Azarov vs H Stevic, 2005 1-0
   S Kuipers vs S Azarov, 2013 0-1
   S Azarov vs M Krylov, 2013 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   World Junior Championships (2003)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)
   Cappelle la Grande (2006)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   Moscow Open (2010)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   41st World Junior Championships (2002)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   6th Aeroflot Festival (2007)

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SERGEI AZAROV
(born May-19-1983, 31 years old) Belarus

[what is this?]
Grandmaster (2003). Azarov came second in the 2003 World Junior Championship. He scored 7.5/11 in the 12th European Individual Championship (2011), placing 16th and thereby qualifying for entry to the World Cup (2011) where he defeated Artyom Timofeev in the first round before losing to Vugar Gashimov in the second round. Subsequently he scored 5.5/7 in the European Club Cup and came =2nd with 7/9 in the Chigorin Memorial Tournament. He placed =2nd (10th on tiebreak) at the 13th European Individual Championship (2012) scoring 8/11 and qualifying him for the World Cup (2013), from which he was eliminated when he lost his first round match to Russian GM Alexey Dreev. =1st (2nd on tiebreak behind Axel Bachmann Schiavo) at the Cappelle-la-Grande (2014).

Photo: http://www.bidmonfa.com/azarov_serg...

Wikipedia article: Sergei Azarov


 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 483  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Bacrot vs S Azarov 1-029 1992 Ch World (cadets) (under 10)D36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2
2. Grischuk vs S Azarov  1-055 1993 Wch U10C95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
3. Grischuk vs S Azarov  1-034 1994 Wch U12C42 Petrov Defense
4. S Azarov vs Ganguly  0-159 1994 WYFWC Szeged B12(9)C55 Two Knights Defense
5. Ponomariov vs S Azarov  1-037 1994 Wch U12C68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
6. Ponomariov vs S Azarov 1-044 1995 EU-ch U12C49 Four Knights
7. Ponomariov vs S Azarov  1-032 1995 EU-ch U12C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
8. S Azarov vs Akobian  1-044 1995 EU-ch U12B07 Pirc
9. Radjabov vs S Azarov 1-026 1998 Moscow Kasparov CupA06 Reti Opening
10. U Kavcic vs S Azarov  1-052 1998 Eu Youth bu18C30 King's Gambit Declined
11. S Azarov vs E Alekseev  ½-½34 1998 Moscow Kasparov CupB01 Scandinavian
12. A Wirig vs S Azarov  ½-½14 1999 Wch U16D05 Queen's Pawn Game
13. S Azarov vs Ponomariov  0-124 1999 Artek ol U16A45 Queen's Pawn Game
14. S Azarov vs N Mitkov  1-046 2001 2nd IECCC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
15. S Azarov vs Veremeichik  ½-½58 2001 BLR-chB32 Sicilian
16. S Azarov vs M Gagunashvili  0-166 2001 WJunB33 Sicilian
17. S Azarov vs J D Tisdall  0-143 2001 ECCB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. G Rechlis vs S Azarov  1-032 2001 2nd IECCC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
19. S Azarov vs H Banikas  1-041 2001 EuTChB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
20. S Azarov vs Navara  1-030 2001 WJunB89 Sicilian
21. Z Izoria vs S Azarov  ½-½40 2001 WJunA10 English
22. S Azarov vs A Anastasian 0-186 2001 2nd IECCC03 French, Tarrasch
23. S Azarov vs Dreev  0-134 2001 ECCB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
24. R Kempinski vs S Azarov  ½-½84 2001 2nd IECCD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. Bu Xiangzhi vs S Azarov  ½-½59 2001 WJunD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 483  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-20-05  Eastfrisian: He is a Belarus-citizen and born on 19.05.1983, but all in all not known well. This year he played in Pardubice and finished as third.
Feb-23-06  BIDMONFA: Sergei Azarov

AZAROV, Sergei
http://www.bidmonfa.com/azarov_serg...
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May-19-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: GM Azarov peaked at 2630 though his current card is 2609..

http://ratings.fide.com/id.phtml?ev...

he may not be as popular as other GMs but his rating can be intimidating..

happy 27th birthday Sergei!

Mar-25-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: He has improved since then and is right up there on the leader board of the EICC after 7 rounds.
Mar-27-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: Azarov has won 5(!) games in a row to take the sole lead at the 13th EICC after 7 rounds with a 6/7 score.

13th European Individual Championship (2012)/Sergei Azarov

Mar-27-12  Penguincw: After 7 rounds of play, Azarov is the only lead, with 6 points. Twelve are half a point back. Could he become the first player from Belarus (I assume) to win the tournament? Tomorrow, he has black against Vladimir Malakhov.
Oct-27-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Finished =1st with Sergey Erenburg at the 2012 Continental Class Championship in Arlington, VA in October 2012:

http://www.chessdom.com/sergei-azar...

Dec-05-12  Open Defence: very interesting player could be one to look out for
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