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Evgeny Bareev
Number of games in database: 1,420
Years covered: 1981 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2638 (2659 rapid, 2678 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2739

Overall record: +379 -221 =511 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 309 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (114) 
    E32 E34 E38 E39 E21
 Slav (74) 
    D11 D12 D10 D15 D17
 King's Indian (71) 
    E73 E97 E71 E60 E94
 Semi-Slav (56) 
    D47 D45 D43 D44 D49
 Grunfeld (45) 
    D97 D80 D92 D85 D81
 Queen's Gambit Declined (45) 
    D35 D31 D37 D30 D36
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (219) 
    C11 C07 C02 C10 C00
 Slav (133) 
    D17 D10 D12 D18 D11
 French (123) 
    C11 C10 C00 C13
 Caro-Kann (121) 
    B12 B18 B13 B17 B11
 Semi-Slav (50) 
    D47 D45 D43 D44 D49
 French Tarrasch (47) 
    C07 C05 C09
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 0-1
   A Lastin vs Bareev, 2004 0-1
   Bareev vs Kupreichik, 1990 1-0
   Carlsen vs Bareev, 2005 0-1
   M Gluzman vs Bareev, 2001 0-1
   Bareev vs Piket, 2000 1-0
   Bareev vs Timoshchenko, 1986 1-0
   Bareev vs Topalov, 2002 1-0
   Karpov vs Bareev, 1992 0-1
   J Polgar vs Bareev, 2001 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2000)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament 2001/02 (2001)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hastings 1991/92 (1991)
   Corus Group A (2002)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2005)
   Biel (1991)
   Corus Group A (2003)
   Fujitsu Siemens Masters (2000)
   President's Cup (1998)
   Dortmund Candidates (2002)
   URS-ch57 (1990)
   Moscow Open (2010)
   Russian Championship (1996)
   FIDE Moscow Grand Prix (2002)
   World Cup (2005)
   Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Hoogovens 1995 by Tabanus
   Biel 1991 by suenteus po 147
   Hastings 1992/93 by suenteus po 147
   Wijk aan Zee Corus 2002 by suenteus po 147
   Linares 1994 by suenteus po 147
   Linares 1992 by suenteus po 147
   Cannes World Cup Rapid 2001 by KingG
   USSR Championship 1990 by suenteus po 147
   Wijk aan Zee 2003 by Chessdreamer

   🏆 FIDE World Cup
   Bareev vs A Tari (Jul-16-21) 1/2-1/2
   A Tari vs Bareev (Jul-15-21) 1-0
   D Quizon vs Bareev (Jul-13-21) 1/2-1/2
   Bareev vs D Quizon (Jul-12-21) 1-0
   Bareev vs Kasimdzhanov (Sep-11-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-21-1966, 54 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Canada)
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Evgeny Ilgizovich Bareev was World Under-16 Champion in 1982 and since then has been a regular representative of Russia at the highest levels of world chess. He tied for first place in the Soviet Championship of 1990. Subsequent tournament successes include back-to-back victories at Hastings (1990-1991), fourth place at Linares 1994, joint second at Sarajevo 1999, clear first at Wijk aan Zee 2002 and third the following year. He reached the quarterfinals in the FIDE World Championships in 1999 and 2001, and was a semifinalist in the Candidates for the classical world championship at Dortmund 2002. He has previously been ranked as high as fourth (January 2003 and July 1991). Bareev is also a FIDE Senior Trainer.

Bareev now lives in Toronto, Canada. In September 2015 he officially changed federations from Russia to Canada, thereby becoming Canada's #1 player and scoring +4-3=3 at the Chess Olympiad (2016).

Wikipedia article: Evgeny Bareev

Last updated: 2020-11-29 14:48:34

 page 1 of 57; games 1-25 of 1,420  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Vepkhvishvili vs Bareev  1-0231981Ch SU \\C01 French, Exchange
2. Bareev vs Short ½-½351983Wch U20E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. Bareev vs G Kuzmin  0-1421985URS-ch sfD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Yakovich vs Bareev  1-0371985USSRC05 French, Tarrasch
5. Bareev vs Golubev  1-0411985Klaipeda jr SU-qualE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
6. Psakhis vs Bareev 0-1391985URS-ch FL53A57 Benko Gambit
7. Chekhov vs Bareev  1-0641985URS-ch FL53A15 English
8. Bareev vs Vyzmanavin  1-0411986URS-ch FL54E00 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Bareev vs Yakovich 1-0181986URS-ch U20D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. Y Kruppa vs Bareev  0-1401986URS-ch FL54C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
11. Ivanchuk vs Bareev 1-0681986URS-ch U20C07 French, Tarrasch
12. Timoshchenko vs Bareev 0-1201986URS-ch FL54A81 Dutch
13. J Klinger vs Bareev  ½-½501986GausdalC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
14. Azmaiparashvili vs Bareev  ½-½231986URS-ch U20A90 Dutch
15. Romanishin vs Bareev  ½-½411986URS-ch FL54A10 English
16. Dreev vs Bareev 1-0411986URS-ch U20C11 French
17. Bareev vs Ivanchuk ½-½141986URS-ch FL54D80 Grunfeld
18. Bareev vs Gavrikov  ½-½301986URS-ch FL54D97 Grunfeld, Russian
19. Bareev vs Glek  ½-½171986URS-ch U20B07 Pirc
20. Bareev vs M Khassanov 1-0391986ttE77 King's Indian
21. Bareev vs Timoshchenko 1-0331986Novosibirsk ttE46 Nimzo-Indian
22. Psakhis vs Bareev  ½-½141986URS-ch FL54D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
23. Bareev vs Balashov  ½-½241986URS-ch FL54D97 Grunfeld, Russian
24. Bareev vs Razuvaev  0-1561986URS-ch FL54E12 Queen's Indian
25. Bareev vs Balashov  ½-½441986URS-ch53E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
 page 1 of 57; games 1-25 of 1,420  PGN Download
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  alexmagnus: Gelfand? Ivanchuk? You forgot <Anand> himself, who is 45 (if there were some prizes for players Over45, 45-year-olds would count!)
Oct-17-15  Conrad93: <Gelfand? Ivanchuk? You forgot <Anand> himself, who is 45 (if there were some prizes for players Over45, 45-year-olds would count!)>

I said <over> 45. Anand is 45.

I forgot Ivanchuk and Gelfand. Okay, third strongest.

Nov-21-15  Caissanist: Anybody know why Bareev moved to Toronto? I've never heard of that city being a particular hotbed of chess activity.
Nov-21-15  PhilFeeley: Perhaps he knows people there and went to coach. Toronto may not be a hotbed but it does have some good players.
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  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Bareev! Next year we can say nifty nifty Bareev is 50! 😃 <Phil> That is interesting that he moved to Toronto. Your guess as to why he moved there might be correct
Jan-02-16  PhilFeeley: I wonder if he will play for Canada's Olympiad team. That would be great. He can replace Mark Bluvshtein.
Jan-21-16  dumbgai: Was surprised to learn that Bareev now plays for Canada. If he plays, the team will have a very strong experienced GM. If not, he can still be an excellent coach for team.
May-25-16  posoo: DIS MAN is a smiling GLOMUVULIN and shood be treated as such!
Nov-21-16  Ironmanth: Many happy returns of the day, Grandmaster. Welcome to the special club of chess players over the age of 50! Have appreciated your contributions, energy, and results over the years. Be well, Evgeny.
Nov-21-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Evgeny bareev.
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  LucB: Happy Birthday to Canada's strongest player! Fifty years young!
Aug-10-18  PhilFeeley: Bareev did play for Canada at the 2016 Olympiad, and we had our best result ever: played board 1 (!) in the last round against the powerhouse U.S. team. Even losing, we ended up in 11th place, ahead of Azerbaijan and China (!) Well done!

This year Bareev doesn't play for the team (anyone know why?), but Aman Hambleton and Eric Hansen take up the challenge. Good luck gentlemen!

Aug-10-18  Howard: Didn't know that Bareev plays for Canada now !
Sep-18-18  PhilFeeley: I still can't find out why Bareev is not on the Olympiad team this year. Did he go back to Russia?
Sep-18-18  Howard: It's my understanding that one of the Canadian players just dropped out several days ago due to family reasons.

Guess who his replacement will be ?!!

Sep-18-18  Howard: It's my understanding that one of the Canadian players Leseige just dropped out several days ago due to family reasons.

Guess who his replacement will be ?!!

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  whiteshark: 2018 Canadian Olympiad Teams and Board Order

The line-up and board orders for the Canadian Olympiad teams have been updated:


GM Eric Hansen
GM Razvan Preotu
IM Nikolay Noritsyn
--> GM Evgeny Bareev
GM Aman Hambleton

Captain: FM Victor Plotkin

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  MissScarlett: It's all foreigners. Racist foreigners. Racist foreigners not good enough to play for the USA.
Sep-19-18  Howard: Now, what's that supposed to mean ?
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  ketchuplover: Prag gets Bareeved!
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  Penguincw: Bareev had a good performance at Tata Steel Challengers (2019). He scored 7/13, but lost 8 rating points.
Nov-19-19  Albertan: A Grand new future for Canada‚Äôs chess hopes


Nov-19-19  Albertan: Bareev book announced:

Nov-19-19  Albertan: His Chessmetrics player profile can be viewed at:

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  wordfunph: <Jerry Hanken: You'e been a grandmaster for ...

Evgeny Bareev: Fifteen years. I can't even remember where I got my final norm; somewhere in Europe. I reached number four on the FIDE list and again in 2002.>

Source: Chess Life 2005 November

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