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Ekaterina Kovalevskaya
E Kovalevskaya 
Photo by Gerhard Hund 
Number of games in database: 887
Years covered: 1992 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2384 (2282 rapid, 2177 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2536

Overall record: +283 -165 =346 (57.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 93 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (116) 
    B30 B40 B23 B31 B51
 English (44) 
    A13 A14 A15 A10 A11
 King's Indian Attack (41) 
 French Defense (40) 
    C01 C11 C14 C12 C00
 Caro-Kann (33) 
    B18 B13 B11 B10 B12
 Reti System (25) 
    A06 A04
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (157) 
    B32 B30 B31 B22 B58
 Queen's Pawn Game (40) 
    D02 E00 A46 A45 D05
 King's Indian (29) 
    E94 E68 E67 E60 E95
 Tarrasch Defense (27) 
    D34 D32 D33
 Queen's Gambit Declined (23) 
    D30 D36 D38
 Modern Benoni (22) 
    A58 A57 A59
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Kovalevskaya vs P Bjarnehag, 2002 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs S Masego, 2007 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs O Kozlitin, 2002 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs Lagno, 2004 1-0
   Koneru vs E Kovalevskaya, 2004 1/2-1/2
   E Kovalevskaya vs T Kosintseva, 2013 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs R Popov, 2001 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs I Ivakhinova, 2013 1-0
   Mamedyarov vs E Kovalevskaya, 2015 1/2-1/2
   E Kovalevskaya vs Bluebaum, 2015 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Championship (Women) (2000)
   European Championship (Women) (2001)
   Russian Championship Superfinal (Women) (2005)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2008)
   European Championship (Women) (2002)
   Women's World Team Championship (2007)
   Russian Championship Higher League (Women) (2020)
   European Championship (Women) (2009)
   Rilton Cup 2002/03 (2002)
   European Championship (Women) (2015)
   European Championship (Women) (2010)
   Chigorin Memorial (1999)
   European Championship (Women) (2013)
   European Championship (Women) (2004)
   European Championship (Women) (2008)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Russian Championship Superfinal (Women) 2006 by Tabanus

   🏆 Russian Championship Higher League (Women)
   O Gritsayeva vs E Kovalevskaya (Jul-05-22) 1/2-1/2
   E Kovalevskaya vs Y Zhapova (Jul-04-22) 1/2-1/2
   E Tomilova vs E Kovalevskaya (Jul-03-22) 0-1
   E Kovalevskaya vs Olga Dm Karmanova (Jul-02-22) 1/2-1/2
   D Voit vs E Kovalevskaya (Jun-30-22) 1-0

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(born Apr-17-1974, 48 years old) Russia
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IM and a WGM Ekaterina Valentinovna Kovalevskaya won the Women’s Russian Championship in 1994 and 2000 and was runner up in the European Championships (Women) in 2000 and 2001. She was a member of the Russian Olympic team in 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004 which won the silver medal in 1998 and the bronze in 2000 and 2004.

Kovalevskaya reached the semi finals of the Women's World Championship in 2000, losing to eventual World Championship winner Xie Jun. She became Women's Vice-World Champion in 2004 after defeating Koneru Humpy in the semi final and losing the final match to Antoaneta Stefanova. She also played in the FIDE Women's World Championship (2006) reaching the quarter final, but was defeated in the rapid playoff games by Yuhua Xu. She contested the FIDE Knock-out Women's World Championship (2012), but lost in the first round tiebreaker to IM/WGM Alisa Mikhailovna Galliamova.

Wikipedia article: Ekaterina Kovalevskaya

Last updated: 2018-03-09 11:50:28

 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 902  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Kovalevskaya vs A Kosten  1-04219922nd Principe de Asturias rapidC41 Philidor Defense
2. E Kovalevskaya vs I Madl  ½-½341994Moscow Olympiad (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
3. Motylev vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½431994St Petersburg op2B32 Sicilian
4. E Kovalevskaya vs M Ulybin  ½-½281995St Petersburg opC14 French, Classical
5. E Kovalevskaya vs Tseshkovsky  0-1361995St Petersburg opB08 Pirc, Classical
6. E Kovalevskaya vs C Senk  1-0601995Berliner SommerC14 French, Classical
7. S Prange vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½211995Berliner SommerE91 King's Indian
8. P Tregubov vs E Kovalevskaya  1-0541995Berliner SommerE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
9. M Litynska vs E Kovalevskaya  1-0611996Parnu-CE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
10. E Kovalevskaya vs M Litynska  ½-½251996UKR-ch (Women)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
11. E Kovalevskaya vs P Tregubov  0-1481997RUS-Cup6B30 Sicilian
12. E Kovalevskaya vs Ponomariov  0-1621997RUS-Cup6B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
13. E Kovalevskaya vs Beshukov  0-1651997RUS-Cup6B40 Sicilian
14. Kholmov vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½391997Komercni Banka opB58 Sicilian
15. E Kovalevskaya vs A Zatonskih  ½-½311998ROM-chTB30 Sicilian
16. E Kovalevskaya vs S Zagrebelny  ½-½311998RUS-Cup06B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
17. E Kovalevskaya vs J Demina  ½-½411998Elista Olympiad (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
18. A Zatonskih vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½401999ROM-chTB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
19. E Kovalevskaya vs I Kryukova 0-1381999Russian Championship (Women)C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
20. E Chasovnikova vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½481999Russian Championship (Women)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. E Kovalevskaya vs I Mashinskaya  1-0721999Russian Championship (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
22. N Kosintseva vs E Kovalevskaya  0-1721999Russian Championship (Women)B53 Sicilian
23. E Kovalevskaya vs T Grabuzova  ½-½361999Russian Championship (Women)C12 French, McCutcheon
24. E Kovalevskaya vs J Demina  ½-½531999Russian Championship (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
25. I Zakurdjaeva vs E Kovalevskaya  1-0581999Russian Championship (Women)B56 Sicilian
 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 902  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-10-03  Ezely Nakhdov: What, no picture? Hmmm, she must have a lot of personality then.

Just kidding, Ashley.

Aug-06-05  Mameluk: Kovalevskaya has King on g1 in the middlegame against Lomeneishvili. If she had white, I wouldn´t mind it...
Mar-16-06  BIDMONFA: Ekaterina Kovalevskaya


Aug-31-07  Manuel Garcia: The best result in the Russian female chess team against China: +1 (5.5/10). She won a couple of nice endings, showing very fine technique.
Apr-17-15  waustad: Perhaps today's POTD will be playing tomorrow in the Frauenbundesliga for OSG Baden Baden. Happy birthday!

Apr-17-15  MagnusVerMagnus: My favorite player!!!!
Apr-11-16  waustad: She was the top scorer for OSG Baden Baden in the German Frauenbundesliga in the recently completed season. Her team won, yet again, but they were tied in match points, so it came down to a better total on board points.

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