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Ivan Popov
Number of games in database: 688
Years covered: 2004 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2636 (2608 rapid, 2586 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2661

Overall record: +184 -88 =190 (60.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 226 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (126) 
    B90 B48 B30 B45 B41
 French Defense (46) 
    C11 C01 C12 C07 C13
 Caro-Kann (32) 
    B10 B12 B11 B18 B15
 Sicilian Najdorf (27) 
    B90 B92 B93 B91 B97
 Sicilian Taimanov (26) 
    B48 B45 B46 B47 B49
 Ruy Lopez (24) 
    C67 C78 C77 C65 C85
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (66) 
    B46 B29 B40 B45 B30
 Slav (47) 
    D15 D12 D10 D18 D16
 Caro-Kann (43) 
    B12 B10 B18 B13
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    D02 A50 A45 E00 A40
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C69 C63 C80 C65 C95
 Reti System (17) 
    A06 A04 A05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Ivan Popov vs E Tairova, 2006 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs A Grigoryan, 2007 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs Nepomniachtchi, 2008 1-0
   H Rudolf vs Ivan Popov, 2019 0-1
   Ivan Popov vs M Manakova, 2015 1-0
   Ivan Popov vs Stefansson, 2015 1/2-1/2
   Ivan Popov vs E Romanov, 2018 1/2-1/2
   Ivan Popov vs K Grigoryan, 2014 1-0
   A Pridorozhni vs Ivan Popov, 2012 0-1
   A Adly vs Ivan Popov, 2007 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   4th Young Stars of the World (2006)
   World Junior Championship (2007)
   48th World Junior Championship (2009)
   European Club Cup (2019)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2015)
   9th HDBank Masters (2019)
   European Club Cup (2014)
   European Championship (2015)
   Chigorin Memorial (2018)
   European Championship (2013)
   European Championship (2014)
   European Championship (2011)
   European Club Cup (2016)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)

   🏆 World Blitz Championship
   Ivan Popov vs M Santos Ruiz (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
   O Vastrukhin vs Ivan Popov (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   Dmitry Tsoi vs Ivan Popov (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
   Ivan Popov vs P Potapov (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   M Antipov vs Ivan Popov (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz

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(born Mar-20-1990, 31 years old) Russia
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GM Ivan Popov won the 2007 U-18 World Youth Chess Championship and the Vladimir Open 2007 with 8/10, and was runner up in the World Junior Championship (2007). His strong result in the European Individual Championship (2013) (7.5/11) qualified him to play in the World Cup (2013) from which he was eliminated when he lost in the first round match to Austrian #1, GM Markus Ragger.

Popov's 7.5/11 at the European Individual Championship (2015) qualified him to play at the World Cup (2015) where he was eliminated in the first round by US GM Samuel Shankland.

Wikipedia article: Ivan Popov (chess player)

Last updated: 2019-02-13 06:12:24

 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 688  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Dvoirys vs Ivan Popov 1-0512004Aeroflot OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Ivan Popov vs E Alekseev  ½-½452005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. A Riazantsev vs Ivan Popov  ½-½552005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. Ivan Popov vs S Novikov  ½-½472005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipC10 French
5. Tomashevsky vs Ivan Popov  1-0312005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA15 English
6. Ivan Popov vs I Khairullin  1-0612005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
7. Ivan Popov vs A Timofeev  0-1452005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
8. I Kurnosov vs Ivan Popov  1-0442005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
9. Ivan Popov vs Nikolenko  ½-½192006OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
10. I Smikovski vs Ivan Popov  1-0582006OpenB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. V Belov vs Ivan Popov  ½-½772006OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. Ivan Popov vs R Hovhannisyan  1-04720064th Young Stars of the WorldB30 Sicilian
13. A Volodin vs Ivan Popov  0-14820064th Young Stars of the WorldD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Ivan Popov vs A Kulikov 1-02320064th Young Stars of the WorldA45 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Ivan Popov vs E Tairova 1-02220064th Young Stars of the WorldD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Srinath Narayanan vs Ivan Popov  ½-½6020064th Young Stars of the WorldB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. Ivan Popov vs V Onischuk  1-05720064th Young Stars of the WorldA45 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Caruana vs Ivan Popov  1-02920064th Young Stars of the WorldB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. Ivan Popov vs E Safarli  1-05420064th Young Stars of the WorldB30 Sicilian
20. S Sjugirov vs Ivan Popov  0-16420064th Young Stars of the WorldB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
21. Ivan Popov vs Nepomniachtchi  ½-½4520064th Young Stars of the WorldC01 French, Exchange
22. Lintchevski vs Ivan Popov  ½-½1520064th Young Stars of the WorldB12 Caro-Kann Defense
23. Ivan Popov vs N Maiorov  1-0582006Vasylyshyn MemC29 Vienna Gambit
24. Ivan Popov vs A Grigoriadis  1-0422007Moscow OpenB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
25. V Gagarin vs Ivan Popov  0-1452007Moscow OpenA10 English
 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 688  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-21-06  Whitehat1963: How old is this young star?
May-21-06  notyetagm: I was going to ask this same question.
May-21-06  jperr75108: Hes sixteen. His FIDE information is at this link:
Jun-10-07  argishti: current rating 2249? this needs to be updated.
Jun-10-07  Karpova: They took the current rating of Ivan Popov from Serbia (Birthyear 1963) but this is IM Ivan Popov from Russia (born in 1990) with a current rating of 2533
Aug-25-07  Karpova: He won the Vladimir Open 2007 with 8/10
Oct-07-07  BIDMONFA: Ivan Popov


Mar-11-12  plimko: Ivan Popov is the top seeded player in Moscow chess championship 2012

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Dec-25-15  sonia91: 2015 European Rapid Champion:
Mar-20-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Ivan Popov.
Aug-15-20  siggemannen: What's he doing these days?

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