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Cristina-Adela Foisor
C Foisor 
Number of games in database: 658
Years covered: 1988 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2349 (2385 rapid, 2295 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2444

Overall record: +227 -164 =231 (55.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 36 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (74) 
    A06 A04 A05
 English (63) 
    A15 A10 A14 A13 A11
 English, 1 c4 c5 (37) 
    A36 A37 A30 A35 A34
 English, 1 c4 e5 (34) 
    A20 A25 A26 A27 A21
 King's Indian Attack (27) 
    A07 A08
 King's Indian (15) 
    E63 E62 E67 E92 E60
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (44) 
    B15 B10 B18 B12
 King's Indian (41) 
    E62 E91 E60 E80 E76
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    A40 D02 A46 A45 A41
 Robatsch (26) 
 Sicilian (25) 
    B28 B45 B22 B25 B40
 Modern Defense (20) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   C Foisor vs F Wantiez, 2007 1/2-1/2
   H Hoffmann vs C Foisor, 2015 0-1
   C Foisor vs E Danielian, 2006 1/2-1/2
   A Stiri vs C Foisor, 2005 0-1
   I Nestorovic vs C Foisor, 2010 0-1
   C Foisor vs M Muzychuk, 2012 1/2-1/2
   C Foisor vs Y Shvayger, 2014 1/2-1/2
   O Zemlickova vs C Foisor, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Romanian Championship 2000 (Women) (2001)
   European Championship (Women) (2001)
   European Championship (Women) (2004)
   Bratto Open (2001)
   European Championship (Women) (2014)
   European Championship (Women) (2011)
   Jakarta Interzonal (Women) (1993)
   Hastings 2013/14 (2013)
   European Championship (Women) (2012)
   European Championship (Women) (2005)
   European Championship (Women) (2007)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Baku Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   European Championship (Women) (2010)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)

   🏆 10th Kings Blitz RR
   V Jianu vs C Foisor (Nov-30-16) 1-0, blitz
   C Foisor vs V Nevednichy (Nov-30-16) 0-1, blitz
   C Foisor vs M Marin (Nov-30-16) 0-1, blitz
   L Vajda vs C Foisor (Nov-30-16) 1-0, blitz
   M Marin vs C Foisor (Nov-29-16) 1-0, rapid

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(born Jun-07-1967, died Jan-22-2017, 49 years old) Romania

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Was married to Ovidiu-Doru Foisor until she passed away, she was a WGM and an IM. Romanian Women's Champion in 1989 (=Gabriela Olarasu), 1998 (=Ligia-Letitia Jicman), 2011, 2012 and 2013. Her two daughters, WIM Mihaela-Veronica Foisor and WGM Sabina-Francesca Foisor, also play chess. She contested the FIDE Knock-out Women's World Championship (2012) but lost in the first round to Ukrainian IM Mariya Muzychuk in the Armageddon tiebreaker; all nine games of the match were drawn (she had White in the Armageddon game). Her maiden name was Badulescu.

USCF tribute:

Wikipedia article: Cristina Adela Foișor

Last updated: 2018-07-24 18:57:01

 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 682  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Foisor vs L Stratil Jr  ½-½341988Oakham Young MastersB10 Caro-Kann
2. Stefansson vs C Foisor  ½-½421988Oakham Young MastersB33 Sicilian
3. C Foisor vs Sadler  ½-½701988Oakham Young MastersD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. A Dunnington vs C Foisor  ½-½441988Oakham Young MastersA84 Dutch
5. C Foisor vs J Gdanski  0-1201988Oakham Young MastersA04 Reti Opening
6. M R Burgess vs C Foisor  0-1331988Oakham Young MastersE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. C Foisor vs M Schlosser  0-1361988Oakham Young MastersB08 Pirc, Classical
8. G Buckley vs C Foisor  1-0371988Oakham Young MastersA40 Queen's Pawn Game
9. C Foisor vs B Trabert  1-0781988Oakham Young MastersC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
10. C Foisor vs M Litynska  0-1401988Thessaloniki Olympiad (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. C Foisor vs M Drewes  ½-½461988Thessaloniki Olympiad (Women)A06 Reti Opening
12. S Polgar vs C Foisor  ½-½321988Thessaloniki Olympiad (Women)C26 Vienna
13. Psakhis vs C Foisor  1-0401990Paris-ch opE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
14. E Richtrova vs C Foisor  ½-½241990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
15. C Foisor vs N Gaprindashvili  0-1441990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)A04 Reti Opening
16. H Perez Garcia vs C Foisor  1-0611990Groningen opA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Smirin vs C Foisor  1-0261990Groningen opC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
18. C Foisor vs S Lupu  1-0601991Hajduszoboszlo Zonal (Women) FinalA40 Queen's Pawn Game
19. C Foisor vs D Nutu-Gajic  ½-½311991Hajduszoboszlo Zonal (Women) FinalA37 English, Symmetrical
20. Z Veroci vs C Foisor  ½-½131991Hajduszoboszlo Zonal (Women) FinalC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. C Foisor vs I Madl  1-0601991Hajduszoboszlo Zonal (Women) FinalA15 English
22. M Koen vs C Foisor  0-1211991Hajduszoboszlo Zonal (Women) FinalE91 King's Indian
23. N Gaprindashvili vs C Foisor  1-0791991Subotica Interzonal (Women)E73 King's Indian
24. I Madl vs C Foisor  1-0281992Manila Olympiad (Women)C45 Scotch Game
25. C Foisor vs G Sachs  1-0721992Manila Olympiad (Women)A15 English
 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 682  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-19-04  rochade18: Foisor is in the women's top ten. She is the first (W)GM I have ever played (simultanously). That was yesterday and now I see some of her games in this should have been the other way round.
Jun-07-06  BIDMONFA: Cristina Adela Foisor

FOISOR, Cristina Adela

Nov-26-06  fgh: Today I defeated her in blitz. It was a nice game...
Jul-14-08  tud: Cristina, veniti la Montreal din nou ?
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Married to IM Ovidiu Doru Foisor, and mother of WGM Sabina Francesca Foisor (born 1989) and WFM Mihaela-Veronica Foisor (born 1994).

Sabina lives in USA, the rest of the family recently participated in this rapid event:

Romanian champion 1989 and 1998. Biography: (in Polish)

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  Tabanus: The family runs this daily updated Romanian chess site (which gives a good first impression):

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  Tabanus: The eight time (incl. 2007, 2008 and 2009) winner of the Romanian championship IM Corina-Isabela Peptan did not participate this year. Cristina ended 3rd today:

Jul-22-10  Remizatorul: Nice pics gallery here...
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  Penguincw: Today, Foisor defeated Nino Khurtsidze with black to catch Marie Sebag and Hoang Thanh Trang for the lead. Each have 4 victories and a draw.

With 6 others just half a point back, that doesn't leave much breathing room.

Mar-06-12  tud: They are a very nice chess family. I happen to know both.
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  Penguincw: Foisor beat Victoria Cmilyte with white today (C Foisor vs V Cmilyte, 2012) to tie a top the standings with Valentina Gunina. Both have five wins and two draws.

A little bit of breathing room, with only two players half a point back and eight a full point behind.

I believe these two face off tomorrow, and it's going to be an important one, as there are only 2 rounds left.

Mar-10-12  virginmind: after the draw today with gunina she still keeps first place (shared with gunina and a. muzychuk). bravo for these excellent games at the european championship, cristina, and good luck in the remaining ones!
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  Stonehenge: According to she died today.
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  Stonehenge: and
Jan-22-17  cro777: R.I.P. IM WGM Cristina Adela Foișor, five times Women's Romanian Chess Champion.

She qualified for the Women’s World Chess Championship 2017, the upcoming 64-player knock-out tournament, to decide the women's world chess champion.

Cristina passed away today (22 January 2017) at 49.

Jan-22-17  sonia91: Sad news...


Jan-23-17  Eastfrisian: Too young. R.I.P.
Feb-03-17  waustad: She is listed as Olga Girya's opponent in the WWCC tournament in Tehran. I'm not sure how they are going to handle this.
Feb-06-17  paavoh: Sad news. A great loss for the family and for the chess world.

<waustad>, Girya will proceed to the 2nd round.

Feb-06-17  ColeTrane: Wishing well to her family during this trying time....
Feb-07-17  Octavia: I'm sorry to hear she died so young. She was very nice & relaxed.
Apr-09-17  ketchuplover: Congrats on your daughters' showing at the US championships :)
Apr-09-17  Absentee: <ketchuplover: Congrats on your daughters' showing at the US championships :)>

I'm afraid she can't hear you.

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  Messiah: I was very sad when she passed away. She had a very charming personality, exactly the type the chess world needs badly and constantly.

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