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Cristina-Adela Foisor
C Foisor 
Number of games in database: 519
Years covered: 1988 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2349 (2385 rapid, 2295 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2444

Overall record: +175 -132 =182 (54.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 30 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (62) 
    A06 A04 A05
 English (43) 
    A15 A14 A10 A13 A11
 English, 1 c4 c5 (27) 
    A36 A30 A37 A35 A34
 English, 1 c4 e5 (24) 
    A20 A26 A27 A21 A28
 King's Indian Attack (23) 
    A07 A08
 King's Indian (14) 
    E63 E62 E67 E61 E92
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (42) 
    B15 B10 B18 B12
 King's Indian (33) 
    E62 E91 E60 E80 E76
 Robatsch (22) 
 Sicilian (20) 
    B28 B45 B25 B40 B22
 Queen's Pawn Game (19) 
    A40 D02 E10 A41 A46
 Modern Defense (15) 
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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
   O Zemlickova vs C Foisor, 2012 0-1
   C Foisor vs Y Shvayger, 2014 1/2-1/2
   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

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Individual Women's Championship (2014)
   Hastings 2013/14 (2013)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   6th European Individual Women's Championship (2005)
   37th Chess Olympiad: Women (2006)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2010)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2007)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   Gibraltar Chess Festival (2008)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2016)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)

   🏆 10th Kings Blitz RR
   V Jianu vs C Foisor (Nov-30-16) 1-0, blitz
   C Foisor vs M Marin (Nov-30-16) 0-1, blitz
   C Foisor vs V Nevednichy (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 21; games 1-25 of 519  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Foisor vs M Litinskaya-Shul  0-1401988Chess Olympiad (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. C Foisor vs M Drewes  ½-½461988Chess Olympiad (Women)A06 Reti Opening
3. Zsofia Polgar vs C Foisor  ½-½321988Chess Olympiad (Women)C26 Vienna
4. Psakhis vs C Foisor  1-0401990ParisE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
5. C Foisor vs N Gaprindashvili  0-1441990Chess Olympiad (Women)A04 Reti Opening
6. Garcia vs C Foisor  1-0611990Groningen opA46 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Smirin vs C Foisor  1-0261990Groningen opC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
8. N Gaprindashvili vs C Foisor  1-0791991Subotica Interzonal (Women)E73 King's Indian
9. C Foisor vs F Braga  1-0531992Olot OpenA20 English
10. Suba vs C Foisor  1-0441992RumaniaE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
11. N Hoiberg vs C Foisor  ½-½481992Debrecen Ech-W tt (1)C51 Evans Gambit
12. C Foisor vs Chiburdanidze  0-1561992Chess Olympiad (Women)A10 English
13. C Foisor vs A M Galliamova  0-1691992Chess Olympiad (Women)A09 Reti Opening
14. A M Galliamova vs C Foisor  ½-½81993Jakarta Interzonal (Women)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
15. V Tukmakov vs C Foisor  1-0311993Zaragoza opE91 King's Indian
16. Chiburdanidze vs C Foisor  1-0321993Jakarta Interzonal (Women)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. F Braga vs C Foisor  ½-½571993Ibercaja opE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
18. Tseshkovsky vs C Foisor  1-04719933rd Principe de Asturias rapidC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. C Foisor vs G Milos  ½-½3819933rd Principe de Asturias rapidA20 English
20. Chiburdanidze vs C Foisor  1-0341994Moscow ol (Women)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
21. M Muresan vs C Foisor  ½-½151994ROM-chTE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
22. C Foisor vs M Litinskaya-Shul  ½-½761994ROM-chTA21 English
23. Zsuzsa Polgar vs C Foisor  1-0301994Candidates (Women)E77 King's Indian
24. C Foisor vs Chiburdanidze 0-1411994Candidates (Women)A10 English
25. C Foisor vs A M Galliamova  ½-½851994Candidates (Women)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 519  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
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  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.
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  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....
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  Octavia: I'm sorry to hear she died so young. She was very nice & relaxed.
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  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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