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Aleksandr Shimanov
Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  
Number of games in database: 662
Years covered: 2005 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2593 (2678 rapid, 2596 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2664

Overall record: +195 -105 =191 (59.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 171 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (58) 
    A45 D02 E10 D00 E00
 Slav (30) 
    D10 D11 D12 D15 D16
 English (27) 
    A15 A13 A11 A18 A14
 King's Indian (18) 
    E92 E94 E60 E97 E81
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D37 D38 D31 D35 D39
 Sicilian (17) 
    B23 B30 B40 B43 B50
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (78) 
    B12 B10 B18 B15 B13
 King's Indian (50) 
    E70 E92 E94 E60 E64
 French Defense (28) 
    C07 C11 C18 C03 C01
 Sicilian (24) 
    B48 B42 B47 B43 B22
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D38 D31 D35 D37 D36
 Slav (17) 
    D15 D12 D11 D10 D17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Shimanov vs Jobava, 2014 1-0
   Shimanov vs Kamsky, 2013 1-0
   Shimanov vs A Vovk, 2011 1-0
   Shimanov vs V Rasulov, 2014 1-0
   M Gajic vs Shimanov, 2015 0-1
   Shimanov vs D Boros, 2015 1-0
   G Airapetian vs Shimanov, 2014 0-1
   Shimanov vs M Bartel, 2013 1-0
   Shimanov vs Glek, 2019 1-0
   Shimanov vs J Henseler, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   Rilton Cup (2009)
   Dubai Chess Open (2015)
   European Championship (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2012)
   Pro Chess League (2018)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2012)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   European Championship (2014)
   European Championship (2010)
   European Championship (2015)
   European Championship (2012)
   European Championship (2011)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   European Championship (2017)

   🏆 Aeroflot Open
   Shimanov vs R Jumabayev (Feb-27-20) 0-1
   Indjic vs Shimanov (Feb-26-20) 0-1
   Shimanov vs E Shtembuliak (Feb-25-20) 1-0
   S P Sethuraman vs Shimanov (Feb-24-20) 1/2-1/2
   Shimanov vs N Abdusattorov (Feb-23-20) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-08-1992, 29 years old) Russia
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Grandmaster Aleksandr Shimanov won the "VI International Chess Tournament «World’s Youth Stars»" in 2008. In 2010 he won the Oberwart Open (Austria). As a result of a strong showing (7.5/11) in the European Individual Championship (2013), Shimanov qualified to play in the World Cup (2013), where he defeated Gawain Jones in the tiebreaker of the first round match but lost to US GM Gata Kamsky in the second round tiebreaker, and was eliminated from the contest.

Wikipedia article: Aleksandr Shimanov

Last updated: 2019-05-08 08:16:15

 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 662  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Shimanov vs M Sorokin  0-1202005Chigorin MemE12 Queen's Indian
2. Shimanov vs D Kosarev  1-0302006White Nights OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
3. Shimanov vs A Romashko  1-0992007Moscow OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. E Najer vs Shimanov  1-0712007Moscow OpenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Shimanov vs D Konenkin  1-0322007Moscow OpenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
6. A Aleksandrov vs Shimanov  1-0332007Moscow OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. Shimanov vs I Kadimova  1-0442007Moscow OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. Shimanov vs V Malinin  1-0282008Petrovskaya Ladya GMC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. Shimanov vs V Papin  1-0312008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
10. Shimanov vs S Sjugirov 0-1492008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Lintchevski vs Shimanov  1-0712008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
12. Shimanov vs E Romanov  ½-½582008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
13. P Ponkratov vs Shimanov  1-0212008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
14. Shimanov vs D Andreikin  ½-½582008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
15. A Rakhmanov vs Shimanov 0-1632008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
16. Shimanov vs R Nechepurenko  1-0722008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipA15 English
17. N Chadaev vs Shimanov  1-0842008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
18. Shimanov vs R Lovkov  ½-½202008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. Ivan Popov vs Shimanov  1-0482008Russian Under-20 ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
20. So vs Shimanov 1-0272008World Youth U-16 Chess OlympiadB42 Sicilian, Kan
21. S Koohestani vs Shimanov  0-1502008Open 16-wyccA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
22. Shimanov vs J Rojas Alarcon  1-0542008Open 16-wyccA04 Reti Opening
23. Shimanov vs J Jorczik  ½-½692008Open 16-wyccE92 King's Indian
24. A Gritsenko vs Shimanov  0-1322008Open 16-wyccB42 Sicilian, Kan
25. K Priyadharshan vs Shimanov  ½-½862008Open 16-wyccB10 Caro-Kann
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"The six International youth tournament <Young Stars of the World> in memory <Vanya Somov <>> was held in Kirishi, Russia from 15 to 28 November 2008. The Tournament took place in the Palace of the Culture.

Among the participants there were International masters Lintchevski Daniil, Shimanov Aleksandr (both from Russia), Swiercz Dariusz (Poland), Zherebukh Yaroslav (Ukraine), FIDE Master Giri Anish , Fedoseev Vladimir , Bukavshin Ivan (all the three from Russia). And Nazi Paikidze (Georgia), Ganichev Alexander (Kirishi, Russia), Aghasaryan Robert (Armenia), Kovalev Vladislav (Belorussia) and Firat Burak (Turkey) as well. ...

The winner of the tournament was declared <Shimanov, Alexander>. Our congratulation to him! Second place took Zherebukh, Yaroslav, the third one - Giri, Anish. "

from item 3590

Dec-05-08  Karpova: That's the official site:

Shimanov won with 9.5/11 (+8 -0 =3).

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  wordfunph: GM Shimanov was born 1992, anyone who knows the exact date? Calling <BIDMONFA>..
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  whiteshark: Alexander Shimanov
<Birthdate 8-5-1992> Nationality RUS
Elo (01-01-2009) IM 2488
FIDE number 4198603

source: NicBase

Aug-16-09  Don Cossacks: Congratulations to 2009 champion FM Daniil Dubov(Russia)born 1996,2nd place GM Aleksandr Shimanov(Russia)born 1992, and 3rd place Vladimir Fedoseev (Russia)born 1995, for their 1-3 Russian finish in the strong VII International Chess Tournament World Youth Stars 2009 ahead of notable names like FM Daniel Naroditsky(USA) and Srinath Narayanan of India.The link is here:

These new generation of young Russian players deserves keen attention.

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  Tabanus: Winner today of the Open Oberwart A (Austria) 10-18 July 2010:, congratulations! :)

Dec-30-10  BIDMONFA: Aleksandr Shimanov

SHIMANOV, Aleksandr

Nov-21-11  feitang:
He sings well kkkk.
Jan-05-12  Ezzy: Won the Rilton Cup, Sweden, with 7.5/9 A full point clear of the field.
Apr-10-12  zluria: Shimanov just destroyed GM Vitiugov. This guy is incredible.
Jun-24-12  Open Defence: i think we can look out for this guy, if he sticks at chess he might be one of the future stars
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  cro777: GM Aleksandr Shimanov won 2012 Russian Chess Championship under 20.

At the World Junior Chess Champioships 2012 in Athens, Greece, Shimanov collected 8.5/13 to claim the 12th place.

GM Alexander Ipatov (10/13) won the gold medal, GM Richard Rapport (10/13) the silver and GM Ding Liren (9.5) the bronze medal.

Aug-15-13  Gazman5: Nice to see a 1.d4 player break out the Kings Gambit against Gata Kamsky when he needs a win. From the looks of it Gata was completely taken by surprise and he's gained a clear opening advantage, it's a question of whether he has the technique to make anything of it against black's queenside pawn weaknesses and doubled f pawns, as well as his own passed d pawn which looks ready to mobilise.
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  ivansoto: Happy 22nd birthday GM ALEKSANDR SHIMANOV!
Aug-13-15  sonia91: Shimanov is the newest GM at the Webster University:
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  WannaBe: Slight resemblance to a very very very young Tom Hanks.
May-08-17  ColeTrane: ....right!...look at him flexin' with his collar popped...!

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