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Nikhil Kumar
Number of games in database: 88
Years covered: 2016 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2328 (2031 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2444

Overall record: +28 -26 =18 (51.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 16 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E42 E46 E43 E54 E47
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A46 D02 A50 E00
 King's Indian (6) 
    E94 E60 E80 E70 E86
 Slav (4) 
    D12 D11
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B10 B12 B11 B18 B13
 Queen's Gambit Declined (7) 
    D37 D35
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    D02 D00 E00 A45
 English (4) 
    A13 A14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Henri van den Bersselaar vs N Kumar, 2018 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Cadets U12 (2016)
   Groningen Open (2019)
   Pacific Northwest Chess Center Masters (2020)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)
   Rilton Cup 2017/18 (2017)

   🏆 7th Vezerkepzo GM
   C F M Anto vs N Kumar (Aug-04-21) 0-1
   B Jacobson vs N Kumar (Jul-05-21) 1-0
   A Mittal vs N Kumar (May-25-20) 1/2-1/2
   A Tang vs N Kumar (May-25-20) 1/2-1/2
   N Kumar vs C Yoo (May-25-20) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-08-2004, 18 years old) United States of America

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International Master.

Nikhil Kumar won the U12 cadet's section of the 2016 WYCC with a score of 9.5/11. He was the 5th highest ranked U-14 for the Continent Americas group for September of 2017 and has been in the top-40 of (active) U-14 players in the world previously.

References / Sources

(1) (2016 World Cadet's championship; previously the old site: pointed to 2016 World Cadet's championship, which later pointed instead to 2018 European Individual chess championship), (2) (he advanced to top board for the 5th round of the 2017 WYCC U-14 group, later finishing with 7 points after eleven rounds), (3) (2017 North American Junior chess championship).

Wikipedia article: Nikhil Kumar (chess player)

Last updated: 2022-05-21 12:03:31

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 92  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Rostislav Keller vs N Kumar  0-1242016World Cadets U12B12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. N Kumar vs C Coca  ½-½672016World Cadets U12E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
3. Marc Morgunov vs N Kumar  0-1482016World Cadets U12B10 Caro-Kann
4. N Kumar vs Bharadwaj Dhanush  1-0392016World Cadets U12E86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
5. Tsog-Ochir Tengis vs N Kumar  ½-½462016World Cadets U12D00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. N Kumar vs Andy Huang  1-0332016World Cadets U12D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. Renjie Huang vs N Kumar  0-1472016World Cadets U12B10 Caro-Kann
8. N Kumar vs E Ozenir  1-0332016World Cadets U12E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
9. N Kumar vs R Praggnanandhaa  1-0502016World Cadets U12D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. A Hong vs N Kumar  0-1692016World Cadets U12B12 Caro-Kann Defense
11. N Kumar vs S Avila Pavas  ½-½582016World Cadets U12A57 Benko Gambit
12. N Kumar vs T Gelashvili  0-141201626th North American OpenA50 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Zhou Jianchao vs N Kumar  ½-½71201626th North American OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. A Zapata vs N Kumar  ½-½672017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
15. K Gulamali vs N Kumar  0-1392017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)A14 English
16. N Kumar vs G Guseinov  ½-½482017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)E83 King's Indian, Samisch
17. N Kumar vs C A Perdomo  1-0302017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. O Barbosa vs N Kumar  1-0342017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
19. N Kumar vs Yudasin  ½-½332017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
20. N Kumar vs I Gil Biag  1-0382017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. M Paragua vs N Kumar  0-1452017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)D00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. N Kumar vs S Macagno  0-1332017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)A55 Old Indian, Main line
23. N Kumar vs F Peralta  0-1492017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. R Hungaski vs N Kumar  1-0402017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
25. M Leskovar vs N Kumar  1-0172017PRO Chess League (Atlantic)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-29-16  BIDMONFA: Nikhil Kumar

KUMAR, Nikhil

Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: He just won world U12 championship, with a round to spare. And that in a field featuring some 2400 players.
Nov-04-16  scholes: he defeated both 2nd and 3rd best performers
Jan-04-17  Immortal Gambit: NIkhil ended 2016 with his first IM norm at the North American Open.

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