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Igor Efimov
Number of games in database: 361
Years covered: 1974 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2409 (2530 rapid, 2434 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2525

Overall record: +136 -112 =102 (53.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 11 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (27) 
    A45 D02 D00 E10 A46
 Sicilian (14) 
    B40 B41 B53 B83 B59
 King's Indian (12) 
    E61 E70 E80 E99 E71
 Slav (10) 
    D11 D10 D12 D18 D14
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D30 D35 D37
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B18 B12 B17 B14
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (44) 
    B43 B33 B56 B42 B30
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A40 E10 A41 D00 D02
 Queen's Gambit Declined (12) 
    D37 D31 D35 D30
 Sicilian Kan (12) 
    B43 B42 B41
 English (10) 
    A13 A15 A10
 French Defense (10) 
    C03 C05 C15 C18 C11
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   McShane vs Efimov, 2009 0-1
   Efimov vs Barsov, 1990 1-0
   Kasparov vs Efimov, 1977 1/2-1/2
   Efimov vs H Mas, 2000 1-0
   Efimov vs J Emms, 1998 1-0
   D Perrett vs Efimov, 2008 0-1
   Efimov vs Machulsky, 1979 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   EUR-chT (Men) 11th (1997)
   EUR-chT (Men) 12th (1999)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   Aosta op 12th (2004)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   European Championship (2008)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   European Team Championship (2009)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)
   French Team Championship (2018)

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   Efimov vs Lut Yin Luke Lau (Aug-09-20) 1-0, rapid
   Efimov vs S Sumant (Aug-09-20) 0-1, rapid
   A Watanabe vs Efimov (Aug-09-20) 1-0, rapid
   A F Ker vs Efimov (Aug-08-20) 0-1, rapid
   Inguh Kim vs Efimov (Aug-08-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Sep-16-1960, 61 years old) Georgia (federation/nationality Monaco)

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GM (1992) Igor Borisovich Efimov was Italian champion in 1998 and 1999. In 2008, he won the championship of Monaco. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer (2018).

Last updated: 2019-09-16 05:12:48

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 361  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Efimov vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1391974Ch TbilisiC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. Lutikov vs Efimov  0-1411977YerevanB33 Sicilian
3. Efimov vs Tseshkovsky  ½-½201977YerevanB07 Pirc
4. Efimov vs I Ivanov  1-0391977YerevanB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
5. Kasparov vs Efimov ½-½171977URS-ch U20C18 French, Winawer
6. Efimov vs Azmaiparashvili ½-½651979URSB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. Efimov vs Machulsky  1-0391979USSRB12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. Efimov vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1361979Ch GeorgianE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
9. V Vepkhvishvili vs Efimov  0-1421979Ch Georgian 40thB33 Sicilian
10. Efimov vs Vdovin  1-0241980USSRB12 Caro-Kann Defense
11. V Vepkhvishvili vs Efimov  1-0281981Ch Georgian 42thB42 Sicilian, Kan
12. Goldin vs Efimov 1-0321982?E12 Queen's Indian
13. Efimov vs Botezatu  1-0211982Smolensk ttB01 Scandinavian
14. V Vepkhvishvili vs Efimov  0-1201982Ch Georgian 43thB83 Sicilian
15. Efimov vs Glek 1-0251984BorzhomiD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
16. Efimov vs J Ambroz  0-1281985BohemiansE12 Queen's Indian
17. V Malaniuk vs Efimov  1-0411985MinskA03 Bird's Opening
18. Efimov vs Smirin  0-1281985Sokolsky memA43 Old Benoni
19. J Lechtynsky vs Efimov  ½-½231985BohemiansD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Efimov vs Mokry  1-0341985BohemiansE12 Queen's Indian
21. V Osnos vs Efimov 1-0171986URS-ch sfA21 English
22. Efimov vs Krasenkow  0-1251986TbilisiC33 King's Gambit Accepted
23. Efimov vs Bagirov  ½-½251986URS-ch sfB02 Alekhine's Defense
24. Efimov vs Okhotnik  0-1621987Uzhgorod (Ukraine)C26 Vienna
25. Efimov vs Wojtkiewicz  0-1371988WarsawA56 Benoni Defense
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 361  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-09-04  SamusAran: If you want to see Efimov get his butt kicked, look at Efimov vs Bronstein (at the top of the page)
Mar-15-05  Karpova: <>

There's an italian GM called Igor Efimov (born in 1960).

The first three games were probably not played by the italian GM and the first to games are identical.

Mar-15-05  Karpova: sorry, first two games of course
Sep-16-06  BIDMONFA: Igor Efimov


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  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Efimov! Wow a 9 year drought between kibitzes! That's really rare on a GM's page on CG.

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