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Ivan Popov
Number of games in database: 759
Years covered: 1999 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2636 (2608 rapid, 2586 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2661

Overall record: +199 -97 =205 (60.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 258 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (142) 
    B90 B30 B45 B48 B53
 French Defense (49) 
    C11 C01 C12 C07 C13
 Sicilian Najdorf (34) 
    B90 B92 B93 B91 B97
 Caro-Kann (33) 
    B10 B12 B11 B15 B18
 Sicilian Taimanov (28) 
    B45 B48 B46 B47 B49
 Ruy Lopez (26) 
    C67 C78 C65 C85 C77
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (67) 
    B46 B29 B40 B45 B22
 Slav (55) 
    D12 D15 D10 D11 D16
 Caro-Kann (51) 
    B12 B18 B10 B13
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    D02 A50 A45 A40 E00
 Ruy Lopez (20) 
    C80 C69 C63 C95 C65
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (18) 
    D26 D25 D20 D21 D22
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Popov vs E Tairova, 2006 1-0
   I Popov vs A Grigoryan, 2007 1-0
   I Popov vs Nepomniachtchi, 2008 1-0
   H Rudolf vs I Popov, 2019 0-1
   I Popov vs E Romanov, 2018 1/2-1/2
   I Popov vs Vitiugov, 2012 1-0
   I Popov vs Lagno, 2013 1-0
   A Pridorozhni vs I Popov, 2012 0-1
   D Temirkanov vs I Popov, 2012 0-1
   A Adly vs I 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 Championship (2015)
   Chigorin Memorial (2018)
   European Championship (2013)
   European Club Cup (2014)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   European Championship (2011)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Championship (2014)
   European Club Cup (2016)

   🏆 TCh-RUS Premier
   N Afanasiev vs I Popov (May-04-22) 1/2-1/2
   I Popov vs M Santos Ruiz (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
   Dmitry Tsoi vs I Popov (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
   I Popov vs P Potapov (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   M Antipov vs I Popov (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz

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(born Mar-20-1990, 32 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 31; games 1-25 of 763  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Can vs I Popov  0-1331999EU-ch U10D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. P Ponkratov vs I Popov  ½-½642002Int Youth Games U14B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
3. Dvoirys vs I Popov 1-0512004Aeroflot OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
4. S Zagrebelny vs I Popov  1-0522004Aeroflot OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
5. N Kosintseva vs I Popov  0-1402004Aeroflot OpenB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. I Popov vs E Alekseev  ½-½452005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. A Riazantsev vs I Popov  ½-½552005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. I Popov vs S Novikov  ½-½472005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipC10 French
9. Tomashevsky vs I Popov  1-0312005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA15 English
10. I Popov vs I Khairullin  1-0612005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
11. I Popov vs A Timofeev  0-1452005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
12. I Kurnosov vs I Popov  1-0442005Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
13. I Popov vs Nikolenko  ½-½192006OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
14. I Smikovski vs I Popov  1-0582006OpenB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. V Belov vs I Popov  ½-½772006OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. I Popov vs A Kornev  0-1372006Moscow opB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. I Popov vs R Hovhannisyan  1-04720064th Young Stars of the WorldB30 Sicilian
18. A Volodin vs I Popov  0-14820064th Young Stars of the WorldD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. I Popov vs A Kulikov 1-02320064th Young Stars of the WorldA45 Queen's Pawn Game
20. I Popov vs E Tairova 1-02220064th Young Stars of the WorldD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. S Narayanan vs I Popov  ½-½6020064th Young Stars of the WorldB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. I Popov vs V Onyshchuk  1-05720064th Young Stars of the WorldA45 Queen's Pawn Game
23. Caruana vs I Popov  1-02920064th Young Stars of the WorldB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. I Popov vs E Safarli  1-05420064th Young Stars of the WorldB30 Sicilian
25. S Sjugirov vs I Popov  0-16420064th Young Stars of the WorldB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 763  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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  Penguincw: Happy 22nd!
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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