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Vladislav Kovalev
V Kovalev 
European Chess Team Championship, Warsaw, 2013.
Wikimedia Commons.
Number of games in database: 889
Years covered: 2005 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2648 (2633 rapid, 2573 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2674

Overall record: +222 -99 =244 (60.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 324 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (153) 
    B20 B51 B90 B30 B52
 Ruy Lopez (59) 
    C67 C78 C91 C65 C84
 French Defense (52) 
    C07 C03 C10 C05 C11
 Queen's Pawn Game (48) 
    A45 D02 D00 A40
 French Tarrasch (36) 
    C07 C03 C05 C04 C09
 Caro-Kann (27) 
    B18 B13 B11 B10 B15
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (115) 
    E94 E81 E92 E62 E90
 Ruy Lopez (100) 
    C92 C77 C78 C95 C67
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (55) 
    C92 C95 C84 C91 C96
 Giuoco Piano (23) 
    C53 C50
 English (23) 
    A15 A10 A14 A16 A19
 Sicilian (19) 
    B33 B22 B31 B29 B45
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Kovalev vs Kramnik, 2018 1/2-1/2
   V Kovalev vs T Nabaty, 2011 1-0
   V Kovalev vs J Martin Duque, 2017 1-0
   V Kovalev vs V Zarubitski, 2017 1-0
   V Kovalev vs Valiantsin Yezhel, 2017 1-0
   V Kovalev vs D Gavrilescu, 2019 1-0
   V Kovalev vs P Maghsoodloo, 2019 1-0
   D Gordievsky vs V Kovalev, 2017 1/2-1/2
   V Kovalev vs S Guramishvili, 2018 1-0
   V Kovalev vs Dlugy, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Aeroflot Open (2018)
   Russian Team Championship (Major League) (2017)
   Tata Steel Challengers (2019)
   EU-ch U14 18th (2008)
   Aeroflot Open (2017)
   European Club Cup (2019)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   World Junior Championship (2013)
   Sharjah Masters (2018)
   World Junior Championship (2012)
   World Junior Championship (2014)
   World Youth Championship (2012)
   European Championship (2013)
   European Championship (2017)
   European Championship (2019)

   🏆 World Blitz Championship
   P Venkatesh vs V Kovalev (Dec-30-22) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   V Kovalev vs B Amin (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
   V Kovalev vs M Muradli (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
   J van Foreest vs V Kovalev (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
   V Kovalev vs A Donchenko (Dec-30-22) 1/2-1/2, blitz

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(born Jan-06-1994, 29 years old) Belarus

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FM (2008); IM (2012); GM (2013).

Kovalev won his IM norms at the 2010 Chigorin Memorial, the Perm 2011 IM Tournament, and at the World Junior Championship (2011). He won his GM norms at the 2013 Belarus Championship, the Moscow Open 2013 and at the European Individual Championship (2013).

In October 2013, he won silver for board 2 playing for Minsk in the European Club Cup (2013). In July 2015 he was =1st (2nd on tiebreak to Aleksej Aleksandrov) at the Minsk Open. Winning the Aeroflot Open (2018), he qualified for Dortmund Sparkassen (2018). He won the Tata Steel Challengers (2019) by 1.5 points, scoring 10/13.

Wikipedia article: Vladislav Kovalev

Last updated: 2020-11-25 05:51:24

 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 925  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Kovalev vs Giri  1-0222005EU-ch U12C15 French, Winawer
2. S Sjugirov vs V Kovalev  1-0462007EU-ch U14 17thC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
3. L Draskovic vs V Kovalev  0-1352008EU-ch U14 18thB33 Sicilian
4. V Kovalev vs D Savoisky  1-0262008EU-ch U14 18thB30 Sicilian
5. J Kotainy vs V Kovalev 0-1282008EU-ch U14 18thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. V Kovalev vs A Feher  1-0332008EU-ch U14 18thB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. U Bajarani vs V Kovalev  1-0492008EU-ch U14 18thB33 Sicilian
8. V Kovalev vs K Nikologorskiy  1-0532008EU-ch U14 18thB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. V Fedoseev vs V Kovalev  0-1602008EU-ch U14 18thC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. V Kovalev vs C Sochacki  ½-½652008EU-ch U14 18thC11 French
11. K Grigoryan vs V Kovalev  ½-½1192008EU-ch U14 18thC44 King's Pawn Game
12. Giri vs V Kovalev  ½-½772008World's Youth StarsC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
13. V Kovalev vs V Fedoseev  0-1642008Young Stars of the WorldB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. N Paikidze vs V Kovalev  ½-½222008World's Youth StarsE92 King's Indian
15. V Fedoseev vs V Kovalev  1-0392009Young Stars of the WorldE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
16. S Ionov vs V Kovalev  ½-½362009Chigorin Memorial OpenE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
17. V Kovalev vs J Tihonov  ½-½102009Chigorin Memorial OpenE15 Queen's Indian
18. S Klimov vs V Kovalev  1-0262009Chigorin Memorial OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
19. V Kovalev vs O Naumenko  1-0572009Chigorin Memorial OpenB30 Sicilian
20. H Simonian vs V Kovalev  1-0272009Chigorin Memorial OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
21. Kharlov vs V Kovalev  ½-½392010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. M Mozharov vs V Kovalev  ½-½582010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
23. Dubov vs V Kovalev  ½-½162010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
24. V Kovalev vs V Ponfilenok  ½-½292010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenC18 French, Winawer
25. S Bogdanovich vs V Kovalev  1-0682010Chigorin Mem Classic OpenE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 925  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-21-13  BIDMONFA: Vladislav Kovalev

KOVALEV, Vladislav

Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: A striking looking blonde:

Not to be confused with the Vladislav Kovalev alleged to be one of the Minsk subway bombers:

Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: He may be top ten material.
Jan-27-19  Ilkka Salonen: So, I guess we will hear more of this guy in a year, at least, as he just won the Challengers in Wijk aan Zee and the tradition is that Challengers' winner will participate in the Masters tournament next year.
Jan-27-19  SueursFroides: This guy deserve so much more comments, another superb Victory in tata Steel challengers 2018! Contrats !
Jan-28-19  nummerzwei: I think that along with Shankland, Kovalev is currently the most up-and-coming young chess professional.

It's actually the second time he's won a qualifier for a round robin event in quite a short time, the first being Dortmund 2018, where he did very well.

Who knows, maybe organizers will be inviting him of their own accord at some point?

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Kovalev wins Tata Steel Challengers (2019) with 10/13, the only undefeated player. His wins came in bunches.

Good luck for 2020!

< SueursFroides: This guy deserve so much more comments, another superb Victory in tata Steel challengers 2018! Contrats ! >

2018. ;)

Jul-15-21  SkySports: It seems he left the Belarus federation. In the current World Cup he's playing under the FIDE flag...

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