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Monika Tsiganova
Number of games in database: 205
Years covered: 1986 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2029 (2011 rapid, 1958 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2282
Overall record: +65 -78 =62 (46.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A46 Queen's Pawn Game (10 games)
E14 Queen's Indian (8 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (6 games)
E61 King's Indian (6 games)
E94 King's Indian, Orthodox (6 games)
B90 Sicilian, Najdorf (6 games)
B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation (5 games)
D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav (5 games)
C77 Ruy Lopez (4 games)
E12 Queen's Indian (4 games)

   🏆 Russian Team Championship (Women)
   A Styazhkina vs M Tsiganova (May-09-19) 1-0
   M Tsiganova vs A Bivol (May-01-19) 0-1
   M Tsiganova vs Lile Koridze (Oct-04-18) 0-1
   M Tsiganova vs Adani Clarke (Oct-02-18) 1/2-1/2
   Anahi Ortiz Verdesoto vs M Tsiganova (Oct-01-18) 1-0

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(born Aug-08-1969, 50 years old) Estonia

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Woman International Master and FIDE Trainer. She was Estonian Women's Champion in 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008.

Wikipedia article: Monika Tsõganova

Last updated: 2018-05-14 07:33:02

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 205  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Hegeler vs M Tsiganova  1-0361986TallinnB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. S Vuksanovic vs M Tsiganova  ½-½431986TallinnB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
3. M Tsiganova vs I Nei  ½-½151990Kuopio opB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
4. Kachiani-Gersinska vs M Tsiganova  ½-½511992EU-chT (Women)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. Wojtkiewicz vs M Tsiganova  1-0261992KomotiniE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
6. M Tsiganova vs Van der Wiel  0-1501992Katerini opE12 Queen's Indian
7. M Tsiganova vs J Guilbert  ½-½601993Cappelle op 09thD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
8. M Tsiganova vs B Stillger  1-0251993Groningen Chess Festival; GM openD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
9. M Litinskaya-Shul vs M Tsiganova  0-1431994Moscow ol (Women)E12 Queen's Indian
10. Zsuzsa Polgar vs M Tsiganova  ½-½181994Moscow Olympiad (women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. M Tsiganova vs M Litinskaya-Shul  ½-½451996Parnu-CE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. M Tsiganova vs Chiburdanidze 0-1321998Elista ol (Women)E14 Queen's Indian
13. M Tsiganova vs A Caoili  0-1612000Olympiad (Women)D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. Kanep vs M Tsiganova 1-0272001TCh-ESTD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. H Luik vs M Tsiganova  ½-½232001TCh-ESTE12 Queen's Indian
16. M Tsiganova vs M Keskel  ½-½362001TCh-ESTD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Reet Pikkmets vs M Tsiganova  ½-½132001TCh-ESTA34 English, Symmetrical
18. A Kangur vs M Tsiganova  0-1382001TCh-ESTB12 Caro-Kann Defense
19. B Lelumees vs M Tsiganova  0-1282001TCh-ESTB58 Sicilian
20. M Tsiganova vs H Olde  ½-½112001TCh-ESTD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. M Tsiganova vs T Rauk  1-0292001TCh-ESTE14 Queen's Indian
22. M Tsiganova vs S Prudnikova  ½-½5020012nd ch-EUR WomenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
23. J Galianina Ryjanova vs M Tsiganova  1-05120012nd ch-EUR WomenE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
24. M Tsiganova vs J Guzik 1-02120012nd ch-EUR WomenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. N Agababean vs M Tsiganova  0-13620012nd ch-EUR WomenE46 Nimzo-Indian
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May-29-06  EmperorAtahualpa: This player's family name basically means "gypsy" (or "Roma" as gypsies are officially called).
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  whiteshark: Monika Tsiganova from Estonia.
Birthdate: 8-8-1969

So far 8 times Estonian Chess Champion in 1994,1995,1997,1999,2001,2004,2005,2007. (source:

Jun-01-08  jon01: And she became the champion for the ninth time in 2008.
Apr-22-11  BLarsen1967: Here's a pic
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