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Irina Bulmaga
I Bulmaga 
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Number of games in database: 639
Years covered: 2003 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2440 (2351 rapid, 2335 blitz)

Overall record: +206 -172 =132 (53.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 129 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (117) 
    B90 B20 B30 B40 B45
 French Defense (48) 
    C18 C11 C10 C01 C12
 Caro-Kann (33) 
    B12 B13 B10 B17 B18
 Ruy Lopez (26) 
    C67 C95 C78 C77 C92
 Giuoco Piano (24) 
    C53 C50
 French (20) 
    C11 C10 C12
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (94) 
    B90 B92 B94 B22 B23
 Sicilian Najdorf (43) 
    B90 B92 B94 B91 B93
 Caro-Kann (27) 
    B12 B18 B10 B11 B13
 Queen's Indian (21) 
    E17 E15 E12 E19 E14
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A46 A45 D02 E00
 Nimzo Indian (16) 
    E54 E32 E46 E53 E33
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Bulmaga vs J Rojas Solano, 2008 1-0
   J Dumcheva vs I Bulmaga, 2011 1/2-1/2
   I Bulmaga vs V Bukal Jr, 2012 1-0
   H Asis Gargatagli vs I Bulmaga, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2013)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2011)
   Dresden Olympiad (Women) (2008)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2012)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2017)
   European Championship (Women) (2016)
   European Championship (Women) (2021)
   Tromso Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   European Championship (Women) (2018)
   9th HDBank Masters (2019)
   Istanbul Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   Baku Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)
   European Championship (Women) (2017)
   European Championship (Women) (2019)

   🏆 1st Serbian Women's League
   I Bulmaga vs A Maltsevskaya (Oct-31-22) 1/2-1/2
   R Zivic vs I Bulmaga (Oct-30-22) 0-1
   I Bulmaga vs L Mkrtchian (Oct-29-22) 0-1
   I Chelushkina vs I Bulmaga (Oct-28-22) 0-1
   I Bulmaga vs J Eric (Oct-27-22) 1-0

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(born Nov-11-1993, 29 years old) Moldova (federation/nationality Romania)

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Bulmaga is an International Master and a WGM. She earned a WGM norm for her 6/11 result at the European Individual Women's Championship (2012) and an WGM/IM norm from her 5/11 result at the 13th European Individual Championship (2012). Bulmaga won another WGM norm at the World Junior Championship (Girls) (2012) and another IM norm at the European Individual Championships (2013). She was Moldovan women's champion in 2007 and 2008.

Wikipedia article: Irina Bulmaga

Last updated: 2018-04-16 06:34:24

 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 674  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Bulmaga vs N Paikidze  0-1892003EU-ch U10 GirlsB53 Sicilian
2. V Nebolsina vs I Bulmaga 1-0362005European Championship (Women)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. I Bulmaga vs E Doluhanova  1-0482005European Championship (Women)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. S Andriasyan vs I Bulmaga  1-0552005European Championship (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
5. I Bulmaga vs T Laesson  ½-½512005European Championship (Women)B27 Sicilian
6. S Cherednichenko vs I Bulmaga  1-0342005European Championship (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. A Khudaverdieva vs I Bulmaga  1-0442005European Championship (Women)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. I Bulmaga vs S Khukhashvili  ½-½522005World Junior Championship (Girls)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
9. J Zhang vs I Bulmaga  1-0432005World Junior Championship (Girls)B42 Sicilian, Kan
10. I Bulmaga vs M Levacic  1-0492005World Junior Championship (Girls)C53 Giuoco Piano
11. S Andriasyan vs I Bulmaga  1-0272005World Junior Championship (Girls)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
12. I Bulmaga vs K Ozturk  0-1532005World Junior Championship (Girls)B10 Caro-Kann
13. N Umudova vs I Bulmaga  ½-½412005World Junior Championship (Girls)A07 King's Indian Attack
14. I Bulmaga vs D Pavlogianni  1-0402005World Junior Championship (Girls)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
15. S Ursic vs I Bulmaga  ½-½442005World Junior Championship (Girls)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. I Bulmaga vs J Tilenbaeva  0-1402005World Junior Championship (Girls)B10 Caro-Kann
17. L Bensdorp vs I Bulmaga  0-1452005World Junior Championship (Girls)B42 Sicilian, Kan
18. I Bulmaga vs E Raeva  0-1252005World Junior Championship (Girls)B30 Sicilian
19. I Bulmaga vs I Chelushkina  0-1462006European Championship (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
20. S Andriasyan vs I Bulmaga  1-0342006European Championship (Women)B40 Sicilian
21. I Bulmaga vs K Isgandarova  0-1382006European Championship (Women)C01 French, Exchange
22. S Tulay vs I Bulmaga  0-1312006European Championship (Women)B40 Sicilian
23. I Bulmaga vs A Khudaverdieva  ½-½562006European Championship (Women)C01 French, Exchange
24. M Coimbra vs I Bulmaga  0-1292006European Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
25. I Bulmaga vs M Bensdorp-De Labaca  0-1752006European Championship (Women)B40 Sicilian
 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 674  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-24-11  BLarsen1967: Here's a photo
Mar-31-12  wordfunph: 13th European Individual Chess Championship 2012

Rating international 2307
Ratingperformance 2474
FIDE rtg 28.2

good perf by beautiful WIM Bulmaga..

Nov-24-12  BIDMONFA: Irina Bulmaga


Sep-20-13  John Abraham: Irina is leading the World Junior Championship with 6/7 (5 wins and 2 draws). Fantastic performance so far hope she wins this event in style. Here is a photo:

Sep-23-13  virginmind: She continues to lead that event after 9 rounds, sole undefeated.
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  GrahamClayton: Irina has a very entertaining blog:

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  Domdaniel: Never mind the fripperies -- she's a seriously good player.
Apr-19-16  MariusDaniel: WGM Irina Bulmaga is a talented and intelligent chess player!
Apr-16-18  virginmind: With 5.5/7 points at the 2018 EWC in Vysoke Tatry (Slovakia), she plays today at board 2 against Antoaneta Stefanova. Good luck, Irina!
Dec-23-18  sonia91: A few days ago, she won the Sharjah Women's Cup in the United Arab Emirates:
Dec-27-19  virginmind: In the second day of World Rapid Championship in Moskow, after winning against Humpy Koneru and drawing with Lei Tingjie she is equal first (with Tan Zhongyi). Good luck, Irina!
Nov-22-20  Bratek: 1/20/2020 – Irina Bulmaga loves chess. Before corona, the Romanian IM and WGM used to travel all over the world to play in tournaments and league events. But the pandemic brought all that to a halt. In a passionate article Bulmaga wonders how corona changed her life as a chess professional, and how the pandemic affected her love for the game.

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