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Jakov Geller
  
Number of games in database: 339
Years covered: 2000 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2521 (2570 rapid, 2434 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2569

Overall record: +80 -75 =109 (50.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 75 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (66) 
    B90 B30 B23 B42 B45
 French Defense (22) 
    C11 C18 C16 C10 C00
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B12 B14 B13 B18 B17
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
    B90 B93 B94
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C78 C67 C72 C99 C85
 Giuoco Piano (11) 
    C50 C53 C54
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (62) 
    B48 B47 B40 B43 B49
 Sicilian Taimanov (26) 
    B48 B47 B49
 Queen's Gambit Declined (22) 
    D30 D31 D35 D37
 English (13) 
    A13 A14
 King's Indian Attack (13) 
    A07
 Catalan (10) 
    E04 E09 E06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Besson vs J Geller, 2003 0-1
   J Geller vs G Kozlov, 2009 1-0
   A Kornev vs J Geller, 2007 0-1
   J Geller vs O Huguenin, 2004 1-0
   A Shorokhov vs J Geller, 2009 0-1
   J Geller vs G Kuzmin, 2002 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Team Championship: Higher League (2009)
   Russian Team Championship (2012)
   European Club Cup (2016)
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   Russian Team Championship (2017)
   Russian Championship (2002)
   World Junior Championship (2006)
   Russian Team Championship (Premier) (2019)
   Aeroflot Open (2002)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2010)
   Moscow Open (2007)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   Russian Team Championship (2014)
   Moscow Open A (2016)
   Chigorin Memorial (2017)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 World Blitz Championship
   J Geller vs R Yanchenko (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
   Sutovsky vs J Geller (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   J Geller vs D Belousov (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   Yagupov vs J Geller (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
   J Geller vs I Makoveev (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz

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JAKOV GELLER
(born Aug-11-1986, 34 years old) Russia

[what is this?]
Grandmaster

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 339  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Geller vs B Sambuev  0-1552000Chigorin MemA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Novik vs J Geller  ½-½612001Tula itC53 Giuoco Piano
3. D Markosian vs J Geller  1-0382001Russia Cup opC53 Giuoco Piano
4. I Zakharevich vs J Geller  1-0312001Russia Cup opE09 Catalan, Closed
5. J Geller vs V Yemelin ½-½252001White NightsC67 Ruy Lopez
6. V Yandemirov vs J Geller  ½-½222001White NightsC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
7. J Geller vs A Iljushin  ½-½202001White NightsC00 French Defense
8. S Virovlansky vs J Geller  1-0622001White NightsD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. J Geller vs J Razuvajeva  1-0392001White NightsB23 Sicilian, Closed
10. Kholmov vs J Geller  ½-½382001White NightsA02 Bird's Opening
11. J Geller vs R Lovkov  1-0412001White NightsC00 French Defense
12. A Anjuhin vs J Geller  0-1542001White NightsC45 Scotch Game
13. J Geller vs Kuporosov  ½-½252001White NightsB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
14. M G Petrov vs J Geller  1-0412001Czech OpenC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
15. J Geller vs E Najer  1-03920017th Stage Russian CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
16. G Tunik vs J Geller 1-01420017th Stage Russian CupD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. J Geller vs Y Rudnev  1-05920017th Stage Russian CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
18. R Ovetchkin vs J Geller  ½-½2820017th Stage Russian CupA13 English
19. J Geller vs Khismatullin  1-05120017th Stage Russian CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
20. J Meister vs J Geller  0-13620017th Stage Russian CupA13 English
21. J Geller vs D Yevseev  ½-½3120017th Stage Russian CupB12 Caro-Kann Defense
22. J Geller vs A Belozerov  0-16620017th Stage Russian CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
23. V A Loginov vs J Geller  ½-½3620017th Stage Russian CupA06 Reti Opening
24. Evgeniy Pendurin vs J Geller  ½-½352002RUS-ch 1/2 finC49 Four Knights
25. J Geller vs G Kuzmin 1-0612002Aeroflot OpenC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 339  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-26-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Jakov Geller
Dec-16-05  sitzkrieg: Well spoken Honza.
Is he related with Yefim?
Dec-16-05  sitzkrieg: The son of THE Geller was IM or GM
Dec-16-05  sitzkrieg: but this cant be him. Whats the ful name/url of the son of the best Geller?
Oct-19-06  Ilgiz Tashkhodzhaev: Uri Geller
Oct-19-06  sitzkrieg: Thank you:)
Oct-19-06  sitzkrieg: So he is not in the database.
Oct-19-06  Ilgiz Tashkhodzhaev: No, is here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uri_Ge...
Oct-19-06  sitzkrieg: hmmm...
Feb-01-07  BIDMONFA: Jakov Geller

GELLER, Jakov
http://www.bidmonfa.com/geller_jako...
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Feb-09-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Inconclusive. Is this man the son of Efem Gelller, or no?
Feb-11-11  Caissanist: Efim Geller's son was named Alexander/Aleksandr (not the same Alexander Geller who has a few games in this database).
Nov-11-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Jacov Geller finally a GM, grats!

http://www.fide.com/component/conte...

Aug-11-13  Abdel Irada: <Ilgiz Tashkhodzhaev: Uri Geller>

Why does this remind me of when I was nine years old, and when my little sister asked me how to spell our grandfather's name (Harold in full), I told her, "H-A-I-R-Y"?

If you'd pulled <sitzkrieg>'s leg any harder, it would still be here.

Aug-11-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: The mother of Efim Geller.
Aug-01-14  Ke2: The transgendered cousin of Uri Geller.
Aug-01-14  Ke2: Good pun potential with his first name.
Jan-13-15  siimens: http://ladachess.ru/people/geller/
Yakov Geller (b.1986), GM 2011
Aug-11-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  WTHarvey: Here is one of Jakov's early sac-mates.

Jakov Geller vs Alexei Lubashov, Toljatti, 2003

White mates in 4.


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Solution (in reverse)
28.Rxe5+ Ke7 27.Nxf6+ Kxe8 26.Re8+

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