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Pavel Kotsur
Number of games in database: 334
Years covered: 1991 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2517 (2526 rapid, 2521 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2600

Overall record: +120 -52 =118 (61.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 44 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (51) 
    B45 B84 B32 B50 B52
 English (18) 
    A13 A15 A16 A17 A14
 Sicilian Taimanov (9) 
    B45 B47 B46 B48
 French Defense (8) 
    C07 C03 C05 C02 C10
 King's Indian (8) 
    E60 E86 E75 E61 E69
 English, 1 c4 e5 (8) 
    A20 A27 A25 A22 A29
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (54) 
    B42 B51 B58 B22 B67
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    A40 A46 A45 D05 A50
 Nimzo Indian (19) 
    E38 E32 E43 E21 E20
 French Defense (11) 
    C11 C02 C10 C07 C03
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B42 B43 B41
 English, 1 c4 c5 (9) 
    A33 A37 A36 A38
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Porth vs Kotsur, 2001 0-1
   Kotsur vs Sveshnikov, 2008 1-0
   Kotsur vs Bologan, 2004 1-0
   Kotsur vs T L Petrosian, 2009 1-0
   Kotsur vs D Frolov, 1997 1-0
   M Rodshtein vs Kotsur, 2009 0-1
   K Asrian vs Kotsur, 2000 0-1
   B Lalic vs Kotsur, 1997 0-1
   Kotsur vs Iturrizaga Bonelli, 2011 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament 2001/02 (2001)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Piloo Mody Open (2004)
   8th Dubai Open (2006)
   Dubai op (2001)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   Asian Nations Cup (2014)
   World Cities Team Championship (2012)
   Aeroflot Open (2004)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   Aeroflot Open (2009)
   Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
   St. Petersburg Open (2003)
   Aeroflot Open (2005)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Aeroflot Open (2011)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)

   🏆 11th Agzamov Mem
   M Ali vs Kotsur (May-05-17) 0-1
   Kotsur vs Shahzod Vakhidov (May-04-17) 1-0
   O Nigmatov vs Kotsur (May-03-17) 0-1
   Kotsur vs Nilufar Yakubbaeva (May-02-17) 1-0
   Kotsur vs B Askarov (Jun-19-16) 0-1, blitz

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(born Jan-03-1974, 47 years old) Kazakhstan

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Pavel Mikhailovich Kotsur. IM in 1993, GM in 1996. Rated 2607 in July 2004. FIDE Arbiter 2009. ICC: Pashket. Played in 6 olympiads 1994-2002 and 2008 Asian Team Ch 1995, 1999 and 2003, and in World Team Ch 1997 (board 1). Knocked out in 1st round of FIDE World Ch four times (1999, 2002, 2004 and 2005). 2nd (shared) in Abu Dhabi Masters 2003, 1st in Kaz/Uzb Zonal 2003, 1st in Pavlodar Open (Kazakhstan) Dec. 2007, 3rd in Parsvnath Open Jan. 2010. The Kazakhstan team chose him for their coach/captain for the 2012 Olympiad and he is also a FIDE Arbiter.

Wikipedia article: Pavel Kotsur

Last updated: 2020-12-11 12:36:24

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 334  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Glek vs Kotsur  1-0541991AzovB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
2. Kotsur vs D Rogozenco  1-0731991URS-chTB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
3. Kotsur vs Morozevich  0-1401992URS-ch U18E60 King's Indian Defense
4. Kotsur vs Savon  1-0581993KurganB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
5. Rublevsky vs Kotsur  ½-½231993KurganB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
6. Balashov vs Kotsur  ½-½501994KurganB25 Sicilian, Closed
7. Kotsur vs B Avrukh  ½-½341994KurganB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
8. Kotsur vs D Chuprikov  1-0451994KurganC41 Philidor Defense
9. Galdunts vs Kotsur  1-0541994KurganB53 Sicilian
10. Kotsur vs Rublevsky  0-1471994KurganA07 King's Indian Attack
11. A Pugachov vs Kotsur  ½-½91994KurganC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
12. Kotsur vs E Pospelov  1-0391994KurganB08 Pirc, Classical
13. E Mochalov vs Kotsur  1-0321994KurganA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
14. Obukhov vs Kotsur  ½-½281994KurganD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
15. Kotsur vs V L Predein  1-0351994KurganB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
16. Nunn vs Kotsur  0-1641994Moscow OlympiadB06 Robatsch
17. Kotsur vs Alterman  ½-½511994Moscow OlympiadB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
18. Kotsur vs Ftacnik  ½-½191994Moscow OlympiadB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. Kotsur vs Z Rahman  ½-½431994Moscow OlympiadB30 Sicilian
20. M Saltaev vs Kotsur 1-0251995It (open), IIIB27 Sicilian
21. Kupreichik vs Kotsur  0-1611995KurganB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. Kotsur vs Yurtaev  1-0371995Alma-AtaC45 Scotch Game
23. Balashov vs Kotsur  ½-½631995KurganB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
24. Kotsur vs P Corbin  1-0291996Yerevan OlympiadC40 King's Knight Opening
25. Kotsur vs E Dizdarevic  ½-½411996Yerevan OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 334  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  PizzatheHut: I see that GM Kotsur is from Kazakhstan. Pardon my ignorance, but could anyone help me with some other GM's that are from Kazakhstan as well?
Mar-09-06  iron maiden: Darmen Sadvakasov of course. For a list of others, you can check the FIDE site:
Premium Chessgames Member
  PizzatheHut: Thanks man, I appreciate it.
May-02-09  BIDMONFA: Pavel Kotsur


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  Tabanus: GM Pavel Kotsur, Kazakhstan, born 3 January 1974. Now rated 2568,

IM in 1993. GM in 1996. Rated 2607 in July 2004. FIDE Arbiter 2009. ICC: Pashket

Played in the olympiads 1994 (board 3), 1996 (1st reserve), 1998 (bd. 3), 2000 (bd. 1), 2002 (bd. 1) and 2008 (bd. 2, 6.5/10), Asian Team Ch 1995 (bd. 3), 1999 (bd. 2) and 2003 (bd. 2), and in World Team Ch 1997 (board 1).

Kazakhstani vice champion 2002 (and more?). Knocked out in 1st round of FIDE World Ch four times (1999, 2002, 2004 and 2005).

Placed 4th in Kazakhstan Ch 2003, 2nd (shared) in Abu Dhabi Masters 2003, 1st in Kaz/Uzb Zonal 2003, 6th in Piloo Mody Open (India) Oct. 2004, 10th in Abu Dhabi Open Aug. 2005, 4th in ONGC Cup (India) March 2006, 2nd in in Kazakhstan Ch Aug. 2006, 11th in Dubai Open April 2007, 1st in Pavlodar Open (Kazakhstan) Dec. 2007, 34th in Moscow Open A Feb. 2009,

3rd in Parsvnath Open 14-22 Jan. 2010:

Biographies: (in Polish)

Pictures: http://iulianceausescu.files.wordpr...

Feb-04-11  Don Cossacks: The Kotsur-Zhou Weiqi game in Moscow Open 2011 was ambiguous.White was obviously winning but it was 0-1 any clarifications?

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