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Maxim Turov
Number of games in database: 892
Years covered: 1991 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2565 (2625 rapid, 2562 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2667

Overall record: +329 -127 =345 (62.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 91 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (117) 
    B22 B30 B40 B52 B25
 Nimzo Indian (36) 
    E32 E38 E37 E39 E54
 French Defense (33) 
    C01 C02 C00 C12 C03
 Ruy Lopez (20) 
    C77 C85 C86 C67 C63
 Pirc (19) 
    B07 B08
 Caro-Kann (18) 
    B12 B13 B16 B18 B15
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (146) 
    B12 B18 B16 B13 B10
 Grunfeld (97) 
    D85 D91 D76 D78 D94
 English (36) 
    A15 A13 A16 A17 A10
 Sicilian (25) 
    B32 B28 B22 B30 B21
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    A45 E00 A46 E10 D02
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E34 E40 E21 E20 E46
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Turov vs D Bocharov, 2002 1-0
   Turov vs T Sachdev, 2012 1-0
   M Zumsande vs Turov, 2004 0-1
   A Haast vs Turov, 2012 0-1
   Beshukov vs Turov, 2002 0-1
   Turov vs T Hillarp Persson, 2002 1-0
   Nepomniachtchi vs Turov, 2007 0-1
   Turov vs Azmaiparashvili, 2004 1-0
   Turov vs F Hoelzl, 2003 1-0
   Turov vs A Holmsten, 2000 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Group C (2012)
   Dutch Open (2011)
   Fagernes GM Open (2014)
   Groningen Open (2017)
   35th Barbera Open A (2012)
   St. Petersburg Open (2003)
   Russian Championship (2002)
   Moscow Open (2007)
   Chigorin Memorial (1999)
   European Championship (2006)
   Cappelle op 17th (2001)
   European Championship (2001)
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1992 WYCC (open) U-14 by gauer
   2000 World University championship by gauer
   2001 Montreal by gauer

   🏆 World Blitz Championship
   M Chigaev vs Turov (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   N Afanasiev vs Turov (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
   Turov vs Iturrizaga Bonelli (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   L Dominguez vs Turov (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   Turov vs F Vallejo Pons (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz

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(born Dec-07-1979, 41 years old) Russia
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Maxim Vladimirovich Turov is a Grandmaster (1999). He is from St. Petersburg and is married to WGM/IM Irina Turova.

1st in Open Dutch Championship 2005, 1st in Polar Circle (Salekhard Russia) IM 2008, 2nd in Doroshkevich Memorial (Russia) May 2009, 1st in Eforie Nord (Romania) June 2009 1st in Nordhäuser Schach-Open (Germany) Aug. 2009, 1st in Faaker See Open (Austria) Aug. 2009.

In 2010, he's been extremely active taking 1st in Agzamov Memorial in Uzbekistan in March 2010, 3rd in the 2nd SCS GM tournament in India in May 2010, 1st at the International Chess Festival Eforie Nord (Romania) in June, 1st in the annual Heart of Finland tournament (Jyväskylä) in July 2010, 2nd in Sommer-Open Baden-Baden - Open A (Germany) in August and 2nd in the Baden-Baden Chess960 event in August. In 2011 he won the Dutch Open once again.

Wikipedia article: Maxim Turov

Last updated: 2020-12-20 09:41:05

 page 1 of 36; games 1-25 of 892  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Loos vs Turov 0-1491991St Ingbert opD90 Grunfeld
2. Turov vs M Rzehak  ½-½181991St Ingbert opB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
3. Turov vs A Roll  1-0311991St Ingbert opC02 French, Advance
4. Turov vs M Galyas  1-0351992Wch U14C02 French, Advance
5. M De Wachter vs Turov  ½-½521992Wch U14B10 Caro-Kann
6. Turov vs Mark Chan  ½-½421992Wch U14C01 French, Exchange
7. Turov vs T Dao  ½-½511992Wch U14B22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. A Naumann vs Turov  0-1511992Wch U14B12 Caro-Kann Defense
9. Baklan vs Turov  1-0551992Wch U14B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
10. Turov vs M Doroshenko  0-1351992Wch U14B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
11. F Bashir vs Turov  1-0511992Wch U14A48 King's Indian
12. Turov vs I Papazov  1-0521992Wch U14C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
13. Turov vs D Gadasi  1-0471992Wch U14C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
14. F Eckert vs Turov 0-1441992Wch U14B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
15. Turov vs M Tosic  1-0371993St. Petersburg opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. S Savchenko vs Turov  1-0321993St. Petersburg opD85 Grunfeld
17. E Bukhman vs Turov  0-1561993St. Petersburg opA15 English
18. A Anastasian vs Turov  ½-½441993St. Petersburg opA48 King's Indian
19. Turov vs L Shmuter  0-1481993St. Petersburg opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. Turov vs A Shchekachev  ½-½681993St. Petersburg opB06 Robatsch
21. Turov vs A Poluljahov  ½-½931993St. Petersburg opB07 Pirc
22. Tiviakov vs Turov  ½-½401993St. Petersburg opB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
23. V Smirnov vs Turov  0-1281994Moscow opB12 Caro-Kann Defense
24. Turov vs V Kuznetsov  1-0421994Moscow opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. Turov vs G Orlov 0-1411994Memorial A.PetrovC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
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  Tabanus: The man that never rests: 11th in the Rethymno Open (Crete, Greece) 13-20 July 2010:

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  Tabanus: 2nd in Sommer-Open Baden-Baden - Open A (Germany) 11-15 August 2010:

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  Tabanus: He also participated and ended 2nd in the Baden-Baden Chess960 event 13-20 August 2010:

Aug-31-10  plimko: The man that never rests :-)

Winner of BDO Premier Haarlem (NED), 21-29 August 2010 - cat. X (2476):

Nov-02-10  BIDMONFA: Maxim Turov

TUROV, Maxim

Jul-28-11  jamesmaskell: Ive followed Turov for a while now, partly because he crops up in so many tournaments you cant avoid his name. A truly professional player. His game's come on a long way in the past year or so. A very reliable opening repertoire.
Jul-28-11  jamesmaskell: Maxim Turov shared first with Vladimir Georgiev and Yuri Vovk in Dutch Open 2011 today scoring 7/9.
Jul-30-11  jamesmaskell: Standings confirm Maxim Turov won the Dutch Open 2011 on tiebreak and a TPR of 2710 with Yuri Vovk 2nd and Vladimir Georgiev 3rd.
Aug-28-11  jamesmaskell: Another month, another Turov tournament win, this time the BDO Premier tournament, on the sounds of it by an Armageddon tiebreak game against von Kampen.

From the looks of the website, this tournament was a qualifier for the Tata Group C. Fantastic news if true as he deserves it.

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  Penguincw: Beats Danielian with the black pieces today. Group C could be an easy tournament for him.
Jan-14-12  DarthStapler: Turov, dinosaur hunter
Jan-14-12  Everett: He is a very strong Caro-Kann player, particularly in the Advance and Bronstein-Larsen variations. If anyone here plays those lines you may find his games very helpful.
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  Penguincw: < "Russia’s Maxim Turov took the 100-euro day prize in group C for his win in 31 moves with black from a Reti against India’s Adhiban Baskaran. Turov shares the lead in this section of the tournament with Sweden’s Hans Tikkanen, who defeated Britain’s Matthew Sadler, also with black, in 42 moves from a French Defense." >

Hang on there!

Jan-29-12  jamesmaskell: Maxim Turov wins Tata Group C with 10.5/13, half a point ahead of Hans Tikkanen.
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  Penguincw: Congratulations to Maxim Turov. I had a feeling it would be rather Turov or Sadler.
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  Check It Out: Turov is a chess animal!
Mar-14-12  plimko: Another success for Maxim! 1st for tie in Agzamov Memorial (UZB) 6-14 March 2012
Apr-22-12  plimko: Impressive!

Apr-22-12  plimko: One lost (with Grachev) in the last 79 games!
Apr-22-12  plimko: I have to correct myself. His last tournament was:

With a defeat at the first round.

Jun-17-12  jamesmaskell: Turov currently playing in the Master Open at Voronezh (3.5/5). He came 8th in the rapid chess section with 6.5/10 and came 13th in the 960 variant section with 4.5/10.

There are PGN files but they dont contain the moves, a great shame with so many grandmasters in the field.

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  eternaloptimist: I'm surprised that nobody has made a comment (until now) today since he is the POTD today but he is a "no name" GM. This must be the reason for this. I'm not familiar w/ him at all but I've noticed that he looks like something out of a horror movie in this bidmonfa!:
Although he is rated over 2600 now so he's got my respect for his chess playing ability!
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  Penguincw: Happy 34th birthday Maxim Turov!
Dec-07-14  Everett: Again, C-K players are advised to check out his games. Recently played 4..Qc7 in the Advanced.
Dec-07-14  waustad: If he were not in Russia or another huge chess country he'd probably be playing first board in the olympiad. In a pond full of orcas, he's not that high on the food chain.
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