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Ilya M Gurevich
Number of games in database: 137
Years covered: 1984 to 1998
Last FIDE rating: 2586

Overall record: +41 -32 =56 (53.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 8 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B32 B83 B76 B33 B63
 French Defense (8) 
    C07 C03 C09
 French Tarrasch (8) 
    C07 C03 C09
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (8) 
    B60 B62 B63 B68 B67
 Caro-Kann (7) 
    B10 B17 B12
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C69 C91 C89 C84
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B43 B42 B90 B23 B93
 Grunfeld (14) 
    D85 D86 D79 D91 D97
 Sicilian Kan (8) 
    B43 B42 B41
 English (7) 
    A15 A10
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B92 B93 B90 B97
 King's Indian (4) 
    E63 E60 E97 E91
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Gurevich vs K K Karanja, 1987 1-0
   I Gurevich vs Kamsky, 1991 1/2-1/2
   I Gurevich vs Bronstein, 1992 1-0
   I Gurevich vs Nunn, 1993 1-0
   Gulko vs I Gurevich, 1993 1/2-1/2
   Psakhis vs I Gurevich, 1992 1/2-1/2
   Ftacnik vs I Gurevich, 1993 0-1

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Hastings 1992/93 by suenteus po 147

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(born Feb-08-1972, 48 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality United States of America)

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GM Ilya Markovich Gurevich was the World U-20 Champion in 1990.

Wikipedia article: Ilya Gurevich

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 137  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J A Curdo vs I Gurevich  1-019198498th Rhode Island State ChampionshipC48 Four Knights
2. Kasparov vs I Gurevich 1-0341984Clock simul, 10bD75 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
3. M Ginsburg vs I Gurevich ½-½371985PhiladelphiaE97 King's Indian
4. I Gurevich vs R Burnett  ½-½371986USA-ch U18B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
5. V Rao vs I Gurevich  ½-½261986USA-ch U18E91 King's Indian
6. Fishbein vs I Gurevich  ½-½421986USA-ch U18C60 Ruy Lopez
7. J Litvinchuk vs I Gurevich  ½-½181986USA-ch U18A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
8. B Finegold vs I Gurevich  ½-½111986USA-ch U18A46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. A Lief vs I Gurevich  ½-½631986USA-ch U18A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
10. I Gurevich vs I Shtern  0-1401986USA-ch U18B33 Sicilian
11. I Gurevich vs Rachels  ½-½331986USA-ch U18B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
12. I Gurevich vs Wolff  1-0311986USA-ch U18B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
13. E Schiller vs I Gurevich 0-134198614th World OpenB06 Robatsch
14. I Gurevich vs C Lutz  1-0531986Wch U16C07 French, Tarrasch
15. I Gurevich vs Zsofia Polgar  1-0321986Wch U16B83 Sicilian
16. L Comas Fabrego vs I Gurevich  0-1421986Wch U16A07 King's Indian Attack
17. Akopian vs I Gurevich  ½-½471986Wch U16A07 King's Indian Attack
18. I Gurevich vs P Vandevoort  1-0191986Wch U16B06 Robatsch
19. V Kontic vs I Gurevich  ½-½51986Wch U16C46 Three Knights
20. M Hofbauer vs I Gurevich  ½-½371986Wch U16B06 Robatsch
21. Delchev vs I Gurevich  1-0561986Wch U16B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
22. Sherzer vs I Gurevich  0-1221986Wch U16B12 Caro-Kann Defense
23. I Gurevich vs T S Ravi  1-0461986Wch U16B10 Caro-Kann
24. I Gurevich vs P Horn  ½-½441986Wch U16B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
25. J A Curdo vs I Gurevich 1-0361987Rhode Island OpenB06 Robatsch
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 137  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-08-06  BIDMONFA: Ilya M Gurevich


Jun-21-07  nolanryan: If I knew where you lived BIDMONFA, I would egg your house.
Jun-21-07  Jim Bartle: If that's really you, Nolan, I suspect you'd throw him the high, hard one, and then grab his head and pound him with noogies.
Aug-18-07  wardvet: Bidmonfa lives in Spain...Barcelona I think. Anyway, his "Kibitzing" (and I use that term loosely) is very annoying.
Aug-31-07  lopium: Who is this player? He has played along the greatest player of our time!
Aug-31-07  Jim Bartle: Gurevich was world junior champion, then quit for good in 1994?
Dec-02-07  pawnofdoom: I believe he's the brother of Mikhail Gurevich and Dimitri Gurevich
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  Fusilli: <pawnofdoom: I believe he's the brother of Mikhail Gurevich and Dimitri Gurevich> Really? He is a lot younger than them. Dimitri was born in 1956 and Mikhail in 1959. Ilya in 1972. Not impossible, though, but do you have a source?
Jul-28-08  RookFile: He isn't. I was acquainted with him when he was a teenager. He still plays chess in the icc, his handle is junior.
Jul-28-08  Strongest Force: Junior is very friendly. I talked with him all the time when i was playing at the ICC.
Jul-28-08  najdorfman: I recall Ilya telling me that when he won the World Junior Championship the USCF, in its journalistic organ Chess Life, put a picture of a bunch of people on a cruise ship, on the cover! The cruise ship had something to do with a U.S. Senior Open Championship.

To say the least, he was not thrilled about it.

I asked him if he knew what "U.S.C.F" stood for? Sensing a sarcasm coming, he replied that he did not know. So I told him:


Nov-27-10  kramputz: Here is another great talent who quit chess. What is Ilya doing these days?
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  technical draw: Here's what he's doing these days:

Jan-09-12  King Death: < pawnofdoom: I believe he's the brother of Mikhail Gurevich and Dimitri Gurevich>

None of these players are related to each other. There was an interview that Dimitri Gurevich gave a long time ago where he mentioned that. Gurevich is a common enough Jewish last name in the Ukraine if not on a par with Smith or Williams.

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  perfidious: <pawnofdoom: I believe he's the brother of Mikhail Gurevich and Dimitri Gurevich>

Not true.

Was well acquainted with Ilya in the eighties, as we played several times and were in numerous other events together.

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