Number of games in database: 1,027
Years covered: 1999 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2602 (2609 rapid, 2601 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2708
Overall record: +322 -127 =510 (60.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
68 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
T Thorhallsson vs Efimenko, 2006 0-1
Kuzubov vs Efimenko, 2012 0-1
McShane vs Efimenko, 2011 0-1
Efimenko vs M Cornette, 2001 1-0
Efimenko vs Y Kryvoruchko, 2013 1/2-1/2
Efimenko vs E Berg, 2011 1-0
Efimenko vs S Reutsky, 2010 1-0
J L Hammer vs Efimenko, 2011 0-1
Efimenko vs G Sargissian, 2008 1/2-1/2
Mecking vs Efimenko, 2009 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
2nd Governor's Cup (2001)
Gibraltar Masters (2005)
Moscow Open (2008)
Ukrainian Championship (2005)
Tata Steel Group B (2011)
Golden Sands (2012)
European Championship (2010)
Gibraltar Masters (2008)
Gibraltar Masters (2006)
Qatar Masters (2014)
Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
8th Ukrainian Team Championship (2000)
Dubai Open (2004)
European Championship (2008)
Dresden Olympiad (2008)
🏆 World Blitz Championship
Efimenko vs M Kolosowski (Dec-30-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz
Efimenko vs I Samunenkov (Dec-30-21) 1-0, blitz
N Theodorou vs Efimenko (Dec-30-21) 1-0, blitz
Nasuta vs Efimenko (Dec-30-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz
Efimenko vs M Dziuba (Dec-30-21) 1-0, blitz
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| page 1 of 44; games 1-25 of 1,083
|1. Efimenko vs A Volokitin
|| ||0-1||51||1997||UKR-ch U12||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|2. Efimenko vs M Gagunashvili
|| ||½-½||44||1998||EU-ch U14||B33 Sicilian|
|3. Efimenko vs V Poletaev
|| ||1-0||41||1999||UKR-ch U18||B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line|
|4. A Volokitin vs Efimenko
|| ||½-½||20||1999||UKR-ch U14||C15 French, Winawer|
|5. Efimenko vs M Gagunashvili
|| ||½-½||28||1999||Artek ol U16||B33 Sicilian|
|6. Efimenko vs M Gagunashvili
|| ||½-½||22||1999||Wch U14||B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack|
|7. Efimenko vs Navara
||½-½||78||1999||Groningen Young Masters||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|8. Efimenko vs Stellwagen
|| ||½-½||25||1999||Groningen Young Masters||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|9. Efimenko vs A Volokitin
|| ||½-½||41||1999||Groningen Young Masters||B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|10. Efimenko vs Timoshenko
|| ||½-½||15||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|11. G Nesterov vs Efimenko
|| ||0-1||43||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||E61 King's Indian|
|12. Efimenko vs T Kononenko
|| ||0-1||35||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||C03 French, Tarrasch|
|13. Efimenko vs G Arzumanian
|| ||0-1||40||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||B32 Sicilian|
|14. Efimenko vs A Zubarev
|| ||1-0||55||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|15. A Kamenets vs Efimenko
|| ||0-1||36||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line|
|16. I Romanova vs Efimenko
|| ||0-1||40||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||E84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line|
|17. O Chaika vs Efimenko
|| ||½-½||33||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|18. Efimenko vs A Kotsuba
|| ||1-0||30||2000||8th Ukrainian Team Championship||B02 Alekhine's Defense|
|19. Nakamura vs Efimenko
|| ||½-½||27||2000||KasparovChess Cadet GP net||C17 French, Winawer, Advance|
|20. Efimenko vs Nakamura
||1-0||40||2000||KasparovChess Cadet GP net||B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line|
|21. Bu Xiangzhi vs Efimenko
|| ||1-0||49||2000||KasparovChess Cadet GP net||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|22. Efimenko vs Bu Xiangzhi
|| ||0-1||36||2000||KasparovChess Cadet GP net||B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|23. E Pinter vs Efimenko
||1-0||71||2000||EU-chT U18||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|24. Efimenko vs G Szabo
|| ||1-0||35||2000||EU-chT U18||B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical|
|25. Efimenko vs Bromberger
|| ||1-0||41||2000||EU-chT U18||B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long|
| page 1 of 44; games 1-25 of 1,083
|Aug-18-05|| ||Daodejing: Very strong 20 year old player from the Ukrain.
This year he won the title with Bremen in the German Bundesliga and he played the decesive game against Waganjan.
|Aug-30-05|| ||tamar: An impressive attack by Efimenko culminating in 24. Bg6+!. |
[Event "74th Ukranian Chess Championship "]
[White "Efimenko, Zahar"]
[Black "Neverov, Valeriy"]
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. Be3 Be7 8. Qd2
Nc6 9. f4 O-O 10. O-O-O Bd7 11. g4 Nxd4 12. Qxd4 Bc6 13. g5 Nd7 14. h4 Rc8 15.
Rhg1 Re8 16. f5 b5 17. a3 Bf8 18. f6 Qc7 19. h5 d5 20. exd5 Bxd5 21. Bd3 Qe5
22. g6 Rxc3 23. gxf7+ Kxf7 24. Bg6+ hxg6 25. hxg6+ 1-0
|Aug-31-05|| ||iron maiden: Efimenko has been incredibly strong with White so far. All he needs is a draw today to put him in the finals.|
|Jul-03-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Zahar Efimenko|
|Nov-23-08|| ||praddy06: A underrated player has a live rating of 2689.4 +9.4 soon to break 2700 mark|
|Sep-15-09|| ||ROADDOG: Short vs Efimenko. Sept 20-26, 2009. Two games in data base are draws. Nigel is playing well. I dont know much about the young, and strong playing Ukranian. He'll be on his home turf against Mr. Short. Should be a good match.?|
|Sep-20-09|| ||walker: Zahar destroyed Short in the first game. Congratulations!|
|May-14-10|| ||Tabanus: http://de.academic.ru/pictures/dewi...|
2nd place today in Bosna 2010:
|Oct-02-10|| ||notyetagm: Efimenko blasts his way into the 2700-club, gaining <+24.2> points to <2707.2>.|
|Jul-03-15|| ||Penguincw: Happy Birthday to Zahar Efimenko! Currently, he is at 2652; World #100 is currently at 2653.|
|Apr-06-19|| ||Messiah: In this very moment Efimenko tries to lose against Maze:|
1. Nf3 e6 2. c4 d5 3. b3 c5 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 d4 6. O-O g5 7. b4 g4 8. Ne1 Nxb4 9. e3 h5 10. exd4 Bg7 11. Bb2 cxd4
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