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Irina Bulmaga
Number of games in database: 512
Years covered: 2003 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2440 (2351 rapid, 2335 blitz)

Overall record: +177 -129 =108 (55.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 98 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (94) 
    B90 B20 B30 B45 B40
 French Defense (39) 
    C18 C10 C01 C11 C12
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B12 B10 B18 B17 B13
 Giuoco Piano (21) 
    C53 C50
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C95 C67 C70 C78 C64
 French (17) 
    C11 C10 C12
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (72) 
    B90 B92 B50 B23 B40
 Sicilian Najdorf (30) 
    B90 B92 B94 B91
 Caro-Kann (24) 
    B18 B12 B11 B10 B13
 Queen's Indian (16) 
    E17 E15 E12 E19 E14
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A46 A45 D02
 English (13) 
    A13 A18 A15 A14 A12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Bulmaga vs J Rojas Solano, 2008 1-0
   I Bulmaga vs V Bukal Jr, 2012 1-0
   J Dumcheva vs I Bulmaga, 2011 1/2-1/2
   I Bulmaga vs A Rakhmangulova, 2013 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dresden Olympiad (Women) (2008)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2013)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2011)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2012)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2016)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2017)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   9th HDBank Masters (2019)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2014)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2017)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)
   European Championship (Women) (2019)

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   J Houska vs I Bulmaga (Aug-23-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   I Bulmaga vs A Goryachkina (Aug-23-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   E Polovnikova-Atalik vs I Bulmaga (Aug-22-20) 0-1, rapid
   I Bulmaga vs B Franciskovic (Aug-22-20) 1-0, rapid
   I Bulmaga vs A Stefanova (Aug-21-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Nov-11-1993, 26 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 21; games 1-25 of 512  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Bulmaga vs N Paikidze  0-1892003EU-ch U10 GirlsB53 Sicilian
2. V Nebolsina vs I Bulmaga 1-03620056th European Individual Women's ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. I Bulmaga vs S Khukhashvili  ½-½522005World Junior Championship (Girls)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
4. Zhang Jilin vs I Bulmaga  1-0432005World Junior Championship (Girls)B42 Sicilian, Kan
5. I Bulmaga vs M Levacic  1-0492005World Junior Championship (Girls)C53 Giuoco Piano
6. S Andriasyan vs I Bulmaga  1-0272005World Junior Championship (Girls)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. I Bulmaga vs K Ozturk  0-1532005World Junior Championship (Girls)B10 Caro-Kann
8. N Umudova vs I Bulmaga  ½-½412005World Junior Championship (Girls)A07 King's Indian Attack
9. I Bulmaga vs D Pavlogianni  1-0402005World Junior Championship (Girls)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
10. S Ursic vs I Bulmaga  ½-½442005World Junior Championship (Girls)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
11. I Bulmaga vs J Tilenbaeva  0-1402005World Junior Championship (Girls)B10 Caro-Kann
12. L Bensdorp vs I Bulmaga  0-1452005World Junior Championship (Girls)B42 Sicilian, Kan
13. I Bulmaga vs E Raeva  0-1252005World Junior Championship (Girls)B30 Sicilian
14. I Bulmaga vs I Chelushkina  0-14620067th European Individual Championship: WomenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
15. S Andriasyan vs I Bulmaga  1-03420067th European Individual Championship: WomenB40 Sicilian
16. I Bulmaga vs K Isgandarova  0-13820067th European Individual Championship: WomenC01 French, Exchange
17. S Tulay vs I Bulmaga  0-13120067th European Individual Championship: WomenB40 Sicilian
18. I Bulmaga vs A Khudaverdieva  ½-½5620067th European Individual Championship: WomenC01 French, Exchange
19. M Coimbra vs I Bulmaga  0-12920067th European Individual Championship: WomenA07 King's Indian Attack
20. I Bulmaga vs M Bensdorp-De Labaca  0-17520067th European Individual Championship: WomenB40 Sicilian
21. C Andersson vs I Bulmaga  1-05820067th European Individual Championship: WomenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. A van Weersel vs I Bulmaga  1-05720067th European Individual Championship: WomenB41 Sicilian, Kan
23. I Bulmaga vs R Norinkeviciute  ½-½5620067th European Individual Championship: WomenA00 Uncommon Opening
24. S Sommer vs I Bulmaga  1-04020067th European Individual Championship: WomenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
25. N Paikidze vs I Bulmaga  1-047200717th EU-ch U14 GirlsA56 Benoni Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-24-11  BLarsen1967: Here's a photo
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  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!

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