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Elmar Magerramov
Number of games in database: 163
Years covered: 1973 to 2003
Last FIDE rating: 2515 (2560 rapid, 2434 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2565

Overall record: +53 -45 =64 (52.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (14) 
    E92 E75 E73 E63 E60
 Queen's Indian (13) 
    E15 E17 E16 E19
 Modern Benoni (10) 
    A57 A61 A58 A56 A75
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (6) 
    D21 D24 D29 D27
 Queen's Gambit Declined (5) 
    D30 D06 D37 D39
 Bogo Indian (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B97 B92 B80 B84 B25
 Sicilian Najdorf (13) 
    B97 B92 B93 B90 B99
 Sicilian Scheveningen (9) 
    B84 B80 B83 B82
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C83 C85 C93 C90 C91
 English (6) 
    A14 A15 A13 A17
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (5) 
    C86 C91 C90 C93 C85
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 1-0
   Kasparov vs E Magerramov, 1976 0-1
   E Magerramov vs Gipslis, 1992 1-0
   Tukmakov vs E Magerramov, 1983 0-1
   E Magerramov vs Vyzmanavin, 1989 1-0
   E Magerramov vs Bologan, 1991 1-0
   Psakhis vs E Magerramov, 1978 0-1
   E Magerramov vs N Saleh, 2001 1-0
   E Magerramov vs V Malaniuk, 1989 1-0
   Kasparov vs E Magerramov, 1982 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1991)
   Groningen op (1993)
   Dubai op (2001)
   GMA Baleares op (1989)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Baku 1980 by suenteus po 147
   Genius in the Background (Karolyi/Aplin) by Qindarka

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(born Apr-10-1958, 63 years old) Azerbaijan

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Grandmaster and FIDE Senior Trainer. Winner of Andorra Open 1990. Placed 2nd in the last USSR championship 1991. Winner in Bad W÷rishofen 1993. Winner of UAE Open (in Dubai) 2005, 2006 and 2007. First place in Dubai, August 2009.

Wikipedia article: Elmar Magerramov

Last updated: 2018-01-17 04:42:15

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 163  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Magerramov vs Kasparov 0-1351973BakuB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
2. E Magerramov vs Bagirov  0-1551976URSD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. Kasparov vs E Magerramov 0-1351976MoscowC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
4. E Magerramov vs Chekhov  0-1391977URS-ch YMA33 English, Symmetrical
5. E Magerramov vs Kasparov 0-1301977Training MatchD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
6. Vladimirov vs E Magerramov  1-0411977URS-ch YMA04 Reti Opening
7. Kasparov vs E Magerramov ½-½291977LeningradB83 Sicilian
8. E Magerramov vs Kasparov ½-½201977LeningradD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
9. E Magerramov vs R Cosulich  1-0301977NaplesA15 English
10. Kupreichik vs E Magerramov  1-0221978URSB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. E Magerramov vs Chekhov  ½-½23197846th URS-ch selectionA77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2
12. Psakhis vs E Magerramov 0-1401978USSR 26/55A15 English
13. E Magerramov vs Tseshkovsky  0-123197846th URS-ch selectionA04 Reti Opening
14. Bronstein vs E Magerramov  ½-½25197846th URS-ch selectionA71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
15. E Magerramov vs Kasparov 1-0531979BakuA61 Benoni
16. E Magerramov vs Kasparov 1-0411979BakuA75 Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4
17. E Magerramov vs Kasparov 0-1291979BakuA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
18. Kasparov vs E Magerramov ½-½401979BakuD85 Grunfeld
19. E Magerramov vs Kasparov 0-1141979BakuE10 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Geller vs E Magerramov  ½-½27197914th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3A30 English, Symmetrical
21. E Magerramov vs I Ivanov  ½-½261979URS-ch otborE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
22. Chekhov vs E Magerramov  0-1411980URS-ch U26B40 Sicilian
23. E Magerramov vs Chiburdanidze  ½-½221980URS-ch U26B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
24. A Ivanov vs E Magerramov  1-0321980URS-ch U26B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. Vladimirov vs E Magerramov  ½-½341980URS-ch U26A00 Uncommon Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-27-05  mohd rafi fan: this guy beat Kasparov?
Jan-28-05  Champ Supernova: yes, kasparov was 13 at the time. But kasparov was 10 when he beat this guy in their previous game.
Oct-20-05  ahmadov: Magerramov is 5 years older than Kasparov and he has three beautifully played wins against him in this database.
Oct-20-05  Jafar219: Magerramov took second place at USSR last championship.He played immortal game against Lembit Oll but that game is absent here in this database.You can find that game at Chessmaster 8000 programm.
Apr-10-06  BIDMONFA: Elmar Magerramov


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  Tabanus: GM Elmar Magerramov, Azerbaijan, born 10 April 1958. Now rated 2511,

IM in 1981. GM in 1992. Rated 2580 in 1994. ICC: el-marmalade

Winner of Andorra Open 1990. Placed 2nd in the last USSR championship 1991. Winner in Bad W├Ârishofen 1993. Winner of UAE Open (in Dubai) 2005, 2006 and 2007.

Azerbaijan's first GM. He coached GM Garry Kasparov during the 1984 World Championship and GM Maia Chiburdanidze during the 1991 Women's World Championship. Has an extensive coaching career (not least in UAE).

Biography: (in German) (in Polish)


Tournament win in Dubai, August 2009:

Sep-04-10  stanleys: <Jafar219>: <<Magerramov took second place at USSR last championship.He played immortal game against Lembit Oll but that game is absent here in this database>>

Here is the game:

Magerramov - Oll,USSR/1988
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bg5 dxc4 6.e4 b5 7.e5 h6 8.Bh4 g5 9.Nxg5 hxg5 10.Bxg5 Nbd7 11.g3 Qa5 12.exf6 b4 13.Ne4 Ba6 14.Qf3 0-0-0 15.Be2 Nb6 16.Be3 Bb7 17.0-0 c5 18.dxc5 Na4 19.Bxc4 Nxb2 20.c6 Bxc6 21.Rac1 Kb7

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22.Bxe6 fxe6 23.Rxc6 Kxc6 24.Rc1+ Kd7 25.f7 Nd3 26.Nf6+ Kd6 27.Ne8+ Ke7

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28.Bg5+ Qxg5 29.Rc7+ 1:0

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  wordfunph: "When we analysed games with other people and we saw things slower than him, if he spotted something he liked to say 'pizhoni'. You know, it means 'patzers'."

- GM Elmar Magerramov (on Kasparov during their younger days)

Apr-10-12  brankat: A specialist in UAE Open (Dubai). :-)

Happy Birthday GM Magerramov!

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  TheAlchemist: I knew I remebered the name from today's puzzle of the day - the brilliant Oll game above and the one against Ruslan Sherbakov from Chelyabinsk 1992 below, sadly both are missing.

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qd2 N7b6 9. Bd3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Na4 11. O-O Qxc3 12. Qe2 Qb2 13. Bc2 Qb5 14. Qd1 Nc3 15. Qd2 Bb4 16. Bd3 Qa4 17. a3 Ba5 18. Qb2 f6 19. Bh4 Nd5 20. Rfc1 Bc7 21. Rc4 Qa5 22. Qc2 Bd6 23. e4 Nb6 24. Rc3 Qh5 25. a4 Bb4 26. Rb3 a5 27. Bg3 O-O 28. Bc7 Nd7 29. Bc4 Re8 30. e5 Nf8 31. exf6 gxf6 32. Nd2 Qf7 33. Rg3+ Ng6 34. Bd3 Kg7 35. Nf3 Rg8 36. Bxg6 hxg6 37. Ne5 fxe5 38. Bxe5+ Kf8 39. Rf3 Qxf3 40. gxf3 Bd7 41. Qe4 Be8 42. Rb1 Ke7 43. Rxb4 axb4 44. d5 Rxa4 45. Qh4+ g5 46. d6+ 1-0

Apr-04-15  morfishine: <TheAlchemist> This game vs Sherbakov is one of the greatest games I've seen! The jockeying back and forth is just fascinating!

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