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Maksim Chigaev
Number of games in database: 409
Years covered: 2008 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2623 (2669 rapid, 2626 blitz)

Overall record: +100 -46 =98 (61.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 165 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (64) 
    B90 B31 B30 B53 B50
 Caro-Kann (20) 
    B12 B13 B18 B10 B17
 Giuoco Piano (16) 
    C50 C53
 French Defense (15) 
    C00 C11 C18 C10 C05
 Sicilian Najdorf (15) 
    B90 B91
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C77 C65 C64 C93 C84
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (44) 
    E71 E60 E70 E66 E94
 Sicilian (22) 
    B47 B48 B42 B43 B22
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C92 C78 C77 C67 C93
 Robatsch (13) 
 Caro-Kann (13) 
    B12 B18 B10 B11 B13
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A45 D02 A41 E10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Bareev vs M Chigaev, 2019 1/2-1/2
   M Chigaev vs M Iskandarov, 2015 1-0
   Kulaots vs M Chigaev, 2019 1/2-1/2
   U Eliseev vs M Chigaev, 2012 1/2-1/2
   L Johansson vs M Chigaev, 2015 0-1
   M Chigaev vs A Korobov, 2019 1/2-1/2
   M Chigaev vs D Saduakassova, 2019 1-0
   M Chigaev vs A Korobov, 2019 1/2-1/2
   R Praggnanandhaa vs M Chigaev, 2019 0-1
   M Chigaev vs E Paehtz, 2019 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rilton Cup 2017/18 (2017)
   Tata Steel Challengers (2019)
   World's Youth Stars (2012)
   Aeroflot Open (2019)
   Russian Team Championship (2017)
   European Club Cup (2018)
   World Junior Championship (2015)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2015)
   Aeroflot Open (2018)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   Gibraltar Masters (2020)
   Chigorin Memorial (2016)
   European Championship (2019)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2017)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2018)

   🏆 Aeroflot Open
   M Chigaev vs Subramaniyam H Bharath (Feb-27-20) 0-1
   N R Visakh vs M Chigaev (Feb-26-20) 0-1
   M Chigaev vs C R G Krishna (Feb-25-20) 1/2-1/2
   V Karthik vs M Chigaev (Feb-24-20) 0-1
   M Chigaev vs C Gokerkan (Feb-23-20) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-07-1996, 23 years old) Russia

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In 2012, Chigaev became a FIDE Master and an IM(1) but was later also awarded the GM title(2) in 2016.

=2nd (3rd on TB) at the European U18 Championship 2013. =7th (8th on TB) at the European U18 Championship 2014.

References / Sources

(1) (IM title application), (2) (GM results confirmed).

Last updated: 2016-09-29 22:05:27

 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 409  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Menezes vs M Chigaev  0-1282008EU-ch U12 18thE97 King's Indian
2. M Chigaev vs L Stella  1-0272008EU-ch U12 18thB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
3. R Svane vs M Chigaev  0-1352008EU-ch U12 18thB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
4. M Chigaev vs S Beukema  1-0362008EU-ch U12 18thC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. M Chigaev vs S Zablotsky  1-0332011XV_Izmailovs_memorialB07 Pirc
6. M Chigaev vs A Boruchovsky 1-0442012World's Youth StarsC46 Three Knights
7. K Izzat vs M Chigaev  ½-½242012World's Youth StarsE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
8. M Chigaev vs V Artemiev  ½-½522012World's Youth StarsB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
9. M Chigaev vs G Oparin  ½-½302012World's Youth StarsB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. M Codenotti vs M Chigaev 0-1572012World's Youth StarsB42 Sicilian, Kan
11. M Chigaev vs Z Mammadov  ½-½422012World's Youth StarsE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
12. A Styazhkina vs M Chigaev  0-1382012World's Youth StarsB25 Sicilian, Closed
13. M Chigaev vs T K Antal  1-0502012World's Youth StarsB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
14. J Vakhidov vs M Chigaev 1-0752012World's Youth StarsE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
15. M Chigaev vs V Sanal  ½-½372012World's Youth StarsC11 French
16. V Belous vs M Chigaev  ½-½262012World's Youth StarsE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
17. U Eliseev vs M Chigaev  ½-½582012WY BU16C18 French, Winawer
18. M Chigaev vs L Rindlisbacher 1-0352013WYCC U18 OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
19. M Chigaev vs Tkachiev  ½-½442014Bronstein MemorialB07 Pirc
20. M Chigaev vs S Fedorchuk  0-1632014Bronstein MemorialB83 Sicilian
21. M Chigaev vs A Rakhmanov  1-0402014Bronstein MemorialB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
22. M Chigaev vs V Fedoseev  0-1512015Vladimir Petrov Memorial (Blitz)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. V Gunina vs M Chigaev 1-0332015Vladimir Petrov Memorial (Blitz)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
24. M Chigaev vs Van Wely  1-0312015Vladimir Petrov Memorial (Blitz)A03 Bird's Opening
25. Ehlvest vs M Chigaev  1-0572015Vladimir Petrov Memorial (Blitz)A36 English
 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 409  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-29-12  plimko: Chigaev is two pieces down against a very strong GM, but it's draw!

[Event "Festival Moscow Open 2012"]
[Site "Moscow/Russia"]
[Date "2012.01.28"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Chigaev, Maksim"]
[Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B51"]
[WhiteElo "2397"]
[BlackElo "2689"]
[PlyCount "81"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]
[TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 Ngf6 5. Nc3 cxd4 6. Qxd4 e5 7. Qd3 h6 8. Be3 Be7 9. Nh4 g6 10. Nf3 a6 11. Bc4 b5 12. Bd5 Rb8 13. Ba7 b4 14. Bxb8 bxc3 15. Ba7 cxb2 16. Rb1 Nxd5 17. Qxd5 Qc7 18. Be3 Bb7 19. Qd3 f5 20. Rxb2 Bxe4 21. Qb3 f4 22. Bd2 Qc6 23. O-O Bd5 24. c4 Be6 25. Bxf4 exf4 26. Re1 Bxc4 27. Qc3 Rh7 28. Rc2 d5 29. Nd4 Qc7 30. Ne6 Qd6 31. Rb2 Bf6 32. Qc2 Ne5 33. Rxe5 Qxe5 34. Qxg6+ Rf7 35. Qg8+ Ke7 36. Rb7+ Kxe6 37. Qc8+ Kd6 38. Rb6+ Ke7 39. Rb7+ Kd6 40. Rb6+ Ke7 41. Rb7+ 1/2-1/2

Dec-09-13  BIDMONFA: Maksim Chigaev


Dec-10-18  sonia91: He will play in Wijk aan Zee Challengers 2019:
Feb-23-19  sonia91: Chigaev did well at Tata Steel Challengers (2019) scoring 8.5/13 for a shared 2nd place (with Andrey Esipenko and Benjamin Gledura), he was leading the standings at some point before the final rounds.

Currently he is sharing the lead with Krishnan Sasikiran at Aeroflot Open with 3/3.

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