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Pavel Kotsur
Number of games in database: 390
Years covered: 1991 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2517 (2526 rapid, 2521 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2600

Overall record: +135 -70 =140 (59.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 45 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (61) 
    B45 B32 B33 B84 B52
 English (21) 
    A13 A15 A16 A17 A14
 Sicilian Taimanov (11) 
    B45 B47 B46 B48
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C87 C65 C96 C78 C77
 King's Indian (9) 
    E60 E61 E69 E86 E80
 Scotch Game (8) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (62) 
    B42 B51 B22 B58 B67
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    A40 A46 E00 A45 D05
 Nimzo Indian (20) 
    E38 E32 E43 E21 E54
 French Defense (11) 
    C11 C02 C07 C18 C09
 Sicilian Kan (11) 
    B42 B43 B41
 English, 1 c4 c5 (10) 
    A33 A37 A38 A36 A35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Porth vs Kotsur, 2001 0-1
   Kotsur vs Bologan, 2004 1-0
   Kotsur vs Sveshnikov, 2008 1-0
   Kotsur vs D Frolov, 1997 1-0
   Yu Shaoteng vs Kotsur, 1999 0-1
   Kotsur vs T L Petrosian, 2009 1-0
   K Asrian vs Kotsur, 2000 0-1
   Kotsur vs Iturrizaga Bonelli, 2011 1-0
   Lalic vs Kotsur, 1997 0-1
   M Rodshtein vs Kotsur, 2009 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Piloo Mody Open (2004)
   Novgorod Open (1999)
   8th Dubai Open (2006)
   Asian Nations Cup (2014)
   Kurgan (1994)
   Dubai Open (2001)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   Aeroflot Open (2004)
   World Cities Team Championship (2012)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   Aeroflot Open (2009)
   Dubai Open (2000)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   St. Petersburg Open (2003)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)

   🏆 KAZ Independence Rapid
   Kotsur vs Khusnutdinov (Dec-02-19) 1-0, rapid
   Kotsur vs Makhnev (Dec-05-18) 0-1
   Kotsur vs G Oparin (Sep-08-18) 0-1, rapid
   M Nikitenko vs Kotsur (Aug-08-17) 1/2-1/2
   Kotsur vs M Gagunashvili (May-10-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jan-03-1974, 48 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 16; games 1-25 of 397  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. Kotsur vs Chuprov  1-0451994KurganC41 Philidor Defense
7. A Pugachov vs Kotsur  ½-½91994KurganC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
8. E Mochalov vs Kotsur  1-0321994KurganA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
9. Kotsur vs V Predein  1-0351994KurganB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
10. Galdunts vs Kotsur  1-0541994KurganB53 Sicilian
11. Kotsur vs Rublevsky  0-1471994KurganA07 King's Indian Attack
12. Kotsur vs E Pospelov  1-0391994KurganB08 Pirc, Classical
13. A Obukhov vs Kotsur  ½-½281994KurganD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
14. Kotsur vs Avrukh  ½-½341994KurganB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
15. Balashov vs Kotsur  ½-½501994KurganB25 Sicilian, Closed
16. Kotsur vs Tseshkovsky  ½-½111994KurganC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. Nunn vs Kotsur  0-1641994Moscow OlympiadB06 Robatsch
18. Kotsur vs Alterman  ½-½511994Moscow OlympiadB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
19. Hug vs Kotsur  ½-½281994Moscow OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Kotsur vs L Schandorff  0-1571994Moscow OlympiadB33 Sicilian
21. Kotsur vs Ftacnik  ½-½191994Moscow OlympiadB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
22. O Renet vs Kotsur  1-0511994Moscow OlympiadB27 Sicilian
23. Kotsur vs Z Rahman  ½-½431994Moscow OlympiadB30 Sicilian
24. Balashov vs Kotsur  ½-½631995KurganB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
25. Kotsur vs Yurtaev  1-0371995Alma-AtaC45 Scotch Game
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 397  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-09-06  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:
Mar-09-06  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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