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Vasif Durarbayli
V Durarbayli 
photograph copyright © 2007 Zahir Ahmadov

Number of games in database: 769
Years covered: 2002 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2606 (2478 rapid, 2500 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2633
Overall record: +225 -117 =213 (59.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 214 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (123) 
    B92 B90 B30 B27 B41
 Ruy Lopez (87) 
    C65 C78 C77 C67 C95
 French Defense (38) 
    C02 C07 C03 C10 C05
 Sicilian Najdorf (32) 
    B92 B90 B94 B97 B96
 Caro-Kann (22) 
    B12 B18 B14 B13 B10
 French Tarrasch (18) 
    C07 C03 C05 C04 C09
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (91) 
    B22 B90 B50 B28 B45
 Ruy Lopez (46) 
    C70 C84 C78 C69 C99
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    A46 D02 A45 E00 D00
 Queen's Indian (26) 
    E17 E16 E12 E15 E14
 Semi-Slav (20) 
    D45 D43 D44 D47
 Nimzo Indian (19) 
    E37 E55 E34 E32 E54
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Ahmadzada vs V Durarbayli, 2022 0-1
   So vs V Durarbayli, 2015 0-1
   B Grachev vs V Durarbayli, 2009 0-1
   J S Thybo vs V Durarbayli, 2021 0-1
   V Durarbayli vs L Figueredo Losada, 2023 1-0
   P Oblin vs V Durarbayli, 2011 0-1
   F Namazov vs V Durarbayli, 2010 0-1
   Nyback vs V Durarbayli, 2011 1/2-1/2
   V Durarbayli vs M Jeanne, 2012 1-0
   A Delorme vs V Durarbayli, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Azerbaijan Championship (2022)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2019)
   European Individual Championship (2022)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   Golden Sands Open (2015)
   Chessable Sunway Sitges (2022)
   Palma Open (2008)
   Universiade (2013)
   FIDE World Cup (2021)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   European Championship (2012)
   Lindores Abbey Tal Mem (2021)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   Gibraltar Masters (2020)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2014 Spice Cup open by gauer

   🏆 FIDE World Cup
   J Moussard vs V Durarbayli (Aug-03-23) 1/2-1/2
   V Durarbayli vs J Moussard (Aug-02-23) 0-1
   V Durarbayli vs L Figueredo Losada (Jul-31-23) 1-0
   L Figueredo Losada vs V Durarbayli (Jul-30-23) 1/2-1/2
   V Durarbayli vs Sevian (Feb-06-23) 0-1, rapid

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(born Feb-24-1992, 31 years old) Azerbaijan

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Grandmaster. Winner of the World Youth Championship Boys U18 in Batumi 2010, scoring 8/9. He lost to Anton Korobov at the World Cup (2013) in the 1st round, exiting the contest. Was the Organizer Nominee for the World Cup (2015) but was eliminated in the first round by Le Quang Liem.

Wikipedia article: Vasif Durarbayli

Last updated: 2018-06-04 17:09:46

 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 769  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Petenyi vs V Durarbayli  ½-½242002EU-ch U10B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
2. V Durarbayli vs S Sjugirov  0-1202004EU-ch U12B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
3. G Popilski vs V Durarbayli  0-1642004EU-ch U12B41 Sicilian, Kan
4. B Bayarmandakh vs V Durarbayli ½-½662006Turin OlympiadE00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. V Durarbayli vs A Fernandes 0-1822006Turin OlympiadB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
6. F Akintola vs V Durarbayli  ½-½14200637th OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. S Sjugirov vs V Durarbayli  ½-½502006EU-ch U14B72 Sicilian, Dragon
8. L Bregadze vs V Durarbayli  ½-½282006EU-ch U14E17 Queen's Indian
9. V Durarbayli vs L Bregadze  ½-½392006Wch U14B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
10. V Durarbayli vs S Atalik  ½-½552007European ChampionshipC94 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer Defense
11. T Luther vs V Durarbayli  ½-½172007European ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
12. V Durarbayli vs M Sorokin  1-0462007European ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
13. G Gajewski vs V Durarbayli  ½-½622007European ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
14. V Durarbayli vs A Jankovic  ½-½132007European ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. S Zhigalko vs V Durarbayli  1-0362007European ChampionshipB53 Sicilian
16. V Durarbayli vs D Howell  1-0482007European ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
17. D Baramidze vs V Durarbayli  1-0322007European ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
18. V Durarbayli vs F Jenni 1-0922007European ChampionshipC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
19. A Naumann vs V Durarbayli  0-1802007European ChampionshipA15 English
20. V Durarbayli vs Damljanovic  0-1302007European ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
21. D Van der Spuy vs V Durarbayli  0-1232007Baku Chess FestivalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. V Durarbayli vs A Zubarev  0-1822007Baku Chess FestivalC41 Philidor Defense
23. V Durarbayli vs R Mamedov  0-1292007Baku Chess FestivalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. V Durarbayli vs M Shukurova  1-0482007Baku Chess FestivalC78 Ruy Lopez
25. D Lomsadze vs V Durarbayli  ½-½522007Baku Chess FestivalB23 Sicilian, Closed
 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 769  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-11-06  ahmadov: Unfortunately, Vasif has only a few games here. Because of his recent performance, I can say that he will be another chess star shining from Baku.
Feb-20-07  shalgo: Durarbeyli (born 1992) is currently in first place in the B section of the Aeroflot Open, with 7/8, for a TPR of 2630.
Feb-21-07  ahmadov: Yep, he is doing quite well. Hope he will be able to finish as the winner of the tournament...
Feb-21-07  shalgo: He drew against IM Nikolay Tolstikh in the last round, to finish tied for first with 7.5/9 and a TPR of 2578.
Feb-22-07  Jafar219: Another rising <star> from Azerbaijan.
Feb-22-07  ahmadov: Salam Jafar, na var, na yox? Coxdandir gorunmursan?
Feb-22-07  Jafar219: Salamatciligdir Zahir cox sagol.
Men her gun bu saytdan istifade edirem.Recebovun bashina gelenlerden sonra Linarese maragim azalib hele galdi nese yazmaga.Amma sag olsun diger shammatcilarimiza ki,bizi sevindirirler. Senin yazilarivi diggetle mushahide edirem ve acigi demeliyem ki,senin kimi azerilerin bu saytda cox olmasini isteyerdim.
Feb-23-07  ahmadov: <Jafar219> Sag ol, Allah razi olsun...
Apr-12-07  percyblakeney: Durarbeyli has this far beaten three 2500+ GM's in Dresden.
May-18-08  Billy Vaughan: Defeated Korchnoi.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: (with Black vs GM Eltaj Safarli)

3rd in AZE Ch 2010:

Oct-01-10  BIDMONFA: Vasif Durarbeyli


Feb-12-14  BIDMONFA: Vasif Durarbayli


Oct-10-15  epistle: Now one of my favourite players.
Oct-10-15  epistle: Durarbayli the Durable.
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  Penguincw: Vasif Durarbayli wins the Summer Chess Classic - Group A. Beat Varuzhan Akobian 2-0 in tiebreaks after both finished with 6/9.

May-19-21  Albertan: Vasif Durarbayli wins Azerbaijani Championship

Jul-25-21  qkxwsm: Impressive performance at the World Cup

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