Number of games in database: 363
Years covered: 1997 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2380 (2243 rapid, 2140 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2455
Overall record: +133 -113 =117 (52.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Lapshun vs J Sarkar, 2003 0-1
J Sarkar vs M Bowersock, 2011 1-0
J Sarkar vs F Obers, 2007 1-0
Robson vs J Sarkar, 2007 0-1
J Sarkar vs A Byron, 2015 1-0
J Sarkar vs Joshua Suich, 2011 1-0
M Esserman vs J Sarkar, 2008 1/2-1/2
J Sarkar vs B Finegold, 2012 1-0
J Sarkar vs I Zenyuk, 2007 1-0
J Sarkar vs A S Rasmussen, 2015 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Hastings 2013/14 (2013)
World Open (2008)
Foxwoods Open (2007)
Hastings 2015/16 (2015)
World Open (2007)
112th US Open (2011)
Foxwoods Open (2009)
London Chess Classic Open (2013)
5th Gibraltar Chess Festival (2007)
US Championship (2007)
Reykjavik Open (2015)
Reykjavik Open (2017)
Reykjavik Open (2016)
Reykjavik Open (2018)
🏆 Pacific Northwest Chess Center Masters
J Sarkar vs Andy Woodward (May-25-20) 1/2-1/2
Alexander Costello vs J Sarkar (May-25-20) 0-1
J Sarkar vs D G Fridman (May-25-20) 0-1
J Sarkar vs Kirk Ghazarian (May-24-20) 1/2-1/2
Thanh Thuy Tien Nguyen vs J Sarkar (May-24-20) 1/2-1/2
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|1. I Golyak vs J Sarkar
|| ||1-0||43||1997||Saratoga Springs op||C13 French|
|2. E Karklins vs J Sarkar
|| ||½-½||27||1997||Chicago Open||C01 French, Exchange|
|3. D F Barash vs J Sarkar
|| ||1-0||66||1998||26th World Open||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|4. Joel Benjamin vs J Sarkar
|| ||1-0||60||1998||29th National Chess Congress||C11 French|
|5. J Sarkar vs G Sagles
|| ||1-0||17||1999||US Amateur Team East||B02 Alekhine's Defense|
|6. J Sarkar vs W Rohricht
||0-1||50||1999||US Amateur Team East||B07 Pirc|
|7. S Williams vs J Sarkar
|| ||1-0||34||1999||Smith & Williamson YM 9th||A11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System|
|8. D Garces vs J Sarkar
|| ||0-1||49||2000||28th World Open||D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation|
|9. Nathan Solon vs J Sarkar
|| ||0-1||25||2000||28th World Open||E25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|10. J Sarkar vs B Reichstein
|| ||1-0||40||2000||28th World Open||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|11. Wojtkiewicz vs J Sarkar
|| ||1-0||44||2000||28th World Open||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|12. D Moore vs J Sarkar
|| ||0-1||20||2001||US Amateur Team East||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|13. J Sarkar vs G Shahade
|| ||½-½||22||2001||Smartchess.com Int||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|14. J Bonin vs J Sarkar
|| ||½-½||53||2001||Smartchess.com Int||E17 Queen's Indian|
|15. J Sarkar vs Stripunsky
|| ||1-0||57||2001||Smartchess.com Int||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|16. P Charbonneau vs J Sarkar
|| ||½-½||41||2001||Smartchess.com Int||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|17. J Sarkar vs I A Novikov
|| ||0-1||54||2001||Smartchess.com Int||A13 English|
|18. D Ippolito vs J Sarkar
|| ||½-½||21||2001||Smartchess.com Int||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|19. J Sarkar vs I Krush
|| ||0-1||33||2001||Smartchess.com Int||B50 Sicilian|
|20. J Sarkar vs Yudasin
|| ||0-1||50||2001||Smartchess.com Int||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|21. A Simutowe vs J Sarkar
|| ||1-0||34||2001||Smartchess.com Int||E46 Nimzo-Indian|
|22. J Sarkar vs M Belorusov
|| ||1-0||60||2001||St John's University||B32 Sicilian|
|23. S Muhammad vs J Sarkar
|| ||1-0||46||2001||St John's University||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|24. J Sarkar vs S Glinert
|| ||1-0||75||2001||St John's University||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|25. E Gersov vs J Sarkar
|| ||½-½||38||2001||St John's University||C07 French, Tarrasch|
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|Dec-07-04|| ||Knight13: Justin Sarkar |
|May-31-07|| ||Giearth: http://www.newyorkmasters.com/playe...|
|Sep-08-08|| ||dx9293: Justin has been playing very well lately, and is expected to gain 35 FIDE rating points, taking his rating to 2451, a new high for him.|
He already has one GM norm from the 2006 Marshall Chess Club Championship and if he keeps going, I think he can get the GM title.
Sarkar probably would have made it already if the USCF, or whoever is in charge of it, had awarded him a Samford Fellowship ($32,000 a year for two years to study chess) a few years back when he was eligible.
|Nov-05-08|| ||BIDMONFA: Justin Sarkar|
|May-28-12|| ||OhioChessFan: http://dotq.org/chess/Justin_Sarkar...|
|Oct-20-12|| ||GrahamClayton: It is interesting that Sarkar wrote the chapter on the KID for "Batsford's Modern Chess Openings" in 2009, but he doesn't play the KID exclusively against 1.d4.|
|Sep-03-13|| ||dx9293: It looks like IM Sarkar has earned his second GM norm from the 2013 US Masters, nearly seven years after his first norm! I know he has been working extremely hard for it. Congratulations, Justin!|
|Sep-03-13|| ||perfidious: An object example of why GM and IM titles are easier to get than in earlier days-that first norm would have been off the books long ago.|
|Sep-03-13|| ||dx9293: <perfidious> Strictly speaking you are correct, but earning norms is hard enough anyway and only an infinitesimal part of the chess population can think of earning one, let alone three [and a 2500 Elo], so I doubt it changes much in practice.|
|Jan-02-14|| ||refutor: <grahamclayton> maybe he learned something (from the white side!) while he was analyzing ;)|
|Sep-09-17|| ||DarthStapler: I always confuse this guy with Jeff Sarwer|
|Sep-09-17|| ||Retireborn: I always get Walter Shipley and Walter Shipman mixed up myself.|
|Sep-09-17|| ||WannaBe: I always get Glenn Close and Glenn Campbell confused.|
|Sep-09-17|| ||Retireborn: <WannaBe> Pretty sure one of them is a Woman. Birds and bees thing going on, you see?|
|Sep-14-17|| ||diceman: <WannaBe: I always get Glenn Close and Glenn Campbell confused.>|
I get Glenn Campbell confused with Andy Warhol.
|Apr-05-19|| ||Messiah: It's a pity he plays so infrequently.|
|Apr-05-19|| ||beatgiant: <Messiah>
If he ever plays Carlsen, will we see posts from you like "I hope Justin defeats Justin"? Sorry, couldn't help myself....
|Apr-05-19|| ||Messiah: <beatgiant> Yes, of course!|
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