Igor V Glek
Number of games in database: 1,229
Years covered: 1979 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2475 (2431 rapid, 2383 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2601
Overall record: +473 -247 =410 (60.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
99 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Glek vs F Kroeze, 1996 1-0
Glek vs Lanka, 1997 1-0
Glek vs S Arkhipov, 2001 1-0
Glek vs I Voss, 1991 1-0
Glek vs Bunzmann, 2007 1-0
Glek vs Romanishin, 1996 1-0
Glek vs P K Wells, 1993 1-0
G Orlov vs Glek, 1987 0-1
Glek vs Granda Zuniga, 1997 1-0
Glek vs A Rustemov, 2003 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
European Club Cup (2004)
Bundesliga 1993/94 (1994)
Hoogovens Group B (1999)
GMA World Cup Open (1988)
Russian Championship (2003)
European Championship (2003)
European Club Cup (2005)
European Club Cup (2007)
European Club Cup (2003)
Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
European Club Cup (2008)
European Club Cup (2011)
Bundesliga 2009/10 (2009)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
4 Knights Glek (4 g3) Compiled by Bowen Island by fredthebear
I.V. Glek: Sicilian - Rossolimo by criff
Glek 4 Knights (4 g3) by Bowen Island
KP Kside Fio by fredthebear
Hoogovens Group B 1999 by Tabanus
Biel 1996 by suenteus po 147
1999 Hoogovens (group B) by gauer
Sicilian Bb5 Compiled by ChessPraxis by fredthebear
Sicilian by ChessPraxis
Linz 1997 by Phony Benoni
GAMES ANNOTATED BY GLEK: [what is this?]
Glek vs Hector, 1995
🏆 World Rapid Championship
N Studer vs Glek (Dec-28-19) 1-0, rapid
Glek vs Aleksandr E Usov (Dec-28-19) 1-0, rapid
Yagupov vs Glek (Dec-28-19) 1-0, rapid
M Vavulin vs Glek (Dec-28-19) 1-0, rapid
Glek vs Ahmed M Al Thebaiti (Dec-28-19) 1-0, rapid
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Last updated: 2019-01-26 13:40:34
|IGOR V GLEK
(born Nov-07-1961, 59 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Germany)
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Grandmaster, FIDE Arbiter, FIDE Senior Trainer and International Organizer Igor Vladimirovich Glek was born in Russia and has resided in Germany since the early 1990s. He became a Grandmaster in 1990 and is a recognised opening theorist, writer and chess organiser. The move 7...Na6 in the Classical King's Indian was made popular by him in the 1990s.
Wikipedia article: Igor Glek
| page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,229
|1. V Vepkhvishvili vs Glek
|| ||½-½||65||1979||Ch SU \\||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|2. V Vepkhvishvili vs Glek
|| ||½-½||62||1980||Ch SU \\||A48 King's Indian|
|3. J Vetemaa vs Glek
||0-1||21||1981||Kuybyshev||E97 King's Indian|
|4. V Grechihin vs Glek
|| ||½-½||31||1981||Kuybyshev||B89 Sicilian|
|5. Glek vs Kaidanov
|| ||½-½||24||1981||Kuybyshev||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|6. Glek vs V Baikov
||1-0||20||1982||URS||C42 Petrov Defense|
|7. Kupreichik vs Glek
|| ||½-½||41||1983||URS-ch sf||B15 Caro-Kann|
|8. Glek vs Petrosian
|| ||½-½||50||1983||URS||A04 Reti Opening|
|9. Glek vs Gavrikov
|| ||½-½||47||1983||URS-ch sf||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|10. Glek vs Bagirov
|| ||½-½||42||1983||URS-ch sf||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|11. P Korzubov vs Glek
|| ||1-0||80||1983||URS-ch sf||B20 Sicilian|
|12. Glek vs N Andrianov
|| ||0-1||38||1983||URS||A43 Old Benoni|
|13. Glek vs Chiburdanidze
||0-1||28||1983||URS-ch sf||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|14. Glek vs Averkin
|| ||½-½||26||1983||USSR 36/492||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|15. Klovans vs Glek
|| ||½-½||42||1983||URS-ch sf||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|16. Suetin vs Glek
|| ||½-½||33||1983||Moskva 35/261||B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4|
|17. Glek vs Beliavsky
|| ||½-½||45||1983||URS-ch sf||C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)|
|18. Glek vs V Yandemirov
||1-0||22||1983||URS||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|19. K Grigorian vs Glek
|| ||½-½||46||1983||URS-ch sf||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|20. Kholmov vs Glek
|| ||½-½||46||1983||Moscow||B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4|
|21. Glek vs Anikaev
|| ||½-½||39||1983||URS-ch sf||A67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation|
|22. Glek vs A Sokolov
|| ||1-0||42||1983||USSR 36/284||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|23. Glek vs I A Zaitsev
|| ||1-0||41||1983||URS-ch sf||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation|
|24. Balashov vs Glek
|| ||½-½||20||1983||URS-ch sf||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|25. E Ubilava vs Glek
|| ||½-½||41||1983||URS-ch sf||A57 Benko Gambit|
| page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,229
|Mar-21-04|| ||Halfpricemidge: Any relation to Schrek the movie star? |
|Aug-02-04|| ||Knight13: <Halfpricemidge> I don't think so. |
|Sep-07-04|| ||Helloween: No, but R Schreck might be. |
|Sep-07-04|| ||Giancarlo: Anyone who plays Dutch has a special place in my heart! |
|Jan-11-06|| ||LancelotduLac: Glek has an extensive and very creative opening repertoire|
|Nov-07-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Igor V Glek
GLEK, Igor V.
|Aug-09-07|| ||pazzed paun: the selection of games on this page may not be complete but it would seem to show GLEK as having a rather narrow repertoire|
|Apr-06-13|| ||Bowen Island: As a well known opening theoretician it is to be assumed that he may have focused on certain openings in specific periods in his life and thus appear to have a fairly modest repertoire. He undoubtedly immersed himself in these openings, understood them well and played them out as a means of testing his theories. Thus it would appear to be normal to expect at certain periods he would have an in-depth knowledge of several lines in a limited repertoire.|
In going over some of his Four Knights (C47) openings one can see a pattern emerge whereby he would often play g4, sink a White Knight on f5, seek open lines for his two bishops, swing his rooks over to the King side, direct his Queen against Black's King and let loose through a sacrifice or by pushing his g or h pawn. I found this to be quite an instructional.
|Apr-27-14|| ||diagonal: Igor Glek, respected opening theory writer, senior trainer and chess organiser, was / is especially a busy Open and Team Event player. |
In the mid 1990s, Glek achieved his peak FIDE rating with 2670 ELO (cg. figure 2601 ELO as highest number achieved has to be corrected), that means in July 1996 - Garry Kasparov was in the lead - a ranking as no. 12 of the World!
Glek's rating & ranking was even in his best years quite volatile, typical for a player who has to go through many Open, just a nose beyond to got regular invitations to closed top-tournaments.
|Nov-07-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, Igor Glek.|
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