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Baira Kovanova
B Kovanova 
Number of games in database: 575
Years covered: 2001 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2343 (2315 rapid, 2187 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2408

Overall record: +160 -115 =146 (55.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 154 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (66) 
    B50 B90 B91 B30 B47
 King's Indian Attack (49) 
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C77 C65 C84 C91 C67
 Caro-Kann (20) 
    B11 B12 B18 B13 B10
 French Defense (14) 
    C01 C00 C03 C05 C11
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B90 B91 B92 B95
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (60) 
    C92 C96 C78 C60 C70
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (36) 
    C92 C96 C91 C84 C95
 Nimzo Indian (34) 
    E32 E46 E21 E47 E20
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    A46 E00 A45 D02 E10
 Queen's Indian (24) 
    E15 E17 E12 E14 E16
 English (12) 
    A14 A17 A13 A15 A10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Kovanova vs N Pogonina, 2010 1-0
   L Markelova vs B Kovanova, 2016 0-1
   A Savina vs B Kovanova, 2011 0-1
   Ju Wenjun vs B Kovanova, 2009 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Championship Higher League (Women) (2012)
   Russian Championship Higher League (Women) (2013)
   Russian Team Championship (Women) (2017)
   Russian Team Championship (Women) (2015)
   Russian Team Championship (Women) (2018)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2008)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2007)
   European Championship (Women) (2009)
   European Championship (Women) (2013)
   Russian Championship Higher League (Women) (2021)
   European Championship (Women) (2012)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   European Championship (Women) (2010)
   European Championship (Women) (2011)
   European Championship (Women) (2018)

   🏆 World Blitz Championship (Women)
   N Nurgali vs B Kovanova (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
   Khishigbaatar Bayasgalan vs B Kovanova (Dec-30-22) 0-1, blitz
   B Kovanova vs A Kairbekova (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
   B Kovanova vs Shri B Savitha (Dec-30-22) 0-1, blitz
   D Voit vs B Kovanova (Dec-30-22) 1/2-1/2, blitz

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(born May-12-1987, 35 years old) Russia

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Kovanova is a Woman Grandmaster. She won the Russian Championship Higher League (Women) (2012) outright with 9/11, qualifying for the 2012 Russian Women's Superfinal.

Wikipedia article: Baira Kovanova

Last updated: 2021-07-05 09:03:29

 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 611  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Gurieli vs B Kovanova  1-0542001Batumi OpenB08 Pirc, Classical
2. B Kovanova vs Haik V Vardanian  ½-½302001Batumi OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
3. P Qalagashvili vs B Kovanova  1-0272001Batumi OpenA22 English
4. B Kovanova vs T Chalabashvili  1-0432001Batumi OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
5. B Kovanova vs F Tahirov  0-1362001Batumi OpenB07 Pirc
6. N Batsiashvili vs B Kovanova  ½-½622001Batumi OpenA80 Dutch
7. B Kovanova vs S Nikoladze  0-1552001Batumi OpenB07 Pirc
8. N Vacheishvili vs B Kovanova  ½-½482001Batumi OpenA22 English
9. B Kovanova vs G Absava  ½-½322001Batumi OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
10. I Rudakov vs B Kovanova  0-1402001Chigorin Memorial OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
11. B Kovanova vs A Smelov  0-1772001Chigorin Memorial OpenB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
12. O Evstratov vs B Kovanova  ½-½362001Chigorin Memorial OpenA80 Dutch
13. B Kovanova vs E Ambrus  0-1312001Chigorin Memorial OpenC45 Scotch Game
14. A Ignatiev vs B Kovanova 1-0132001Chigorin Memorial OpenA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
15. B Kovanova vs A Utnasunov  0-1422001Chigorin Memorial OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
16. G Lazhevsky vs B Kovanova  ½-½652001Chigorin Memorial OpenC55 Two Knights Defense
17. B Kovanova vs S Reutsky  ½-½592001Chigorin Memorial OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
18. P Malysheva vs B Kovanova  1-0172001Chigorin Memorial OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
19. B Kovanova vs I Kryukova  1-0342002Russian Championship (Women)C01 French, Exchange
20. B Kovanova vs O Zimina  0-1602002Russian Championship (Women)B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
21. T Stepovaia vs B Kovanova  1-0602002Russian Championship (Women)B25 Sicilian, Closed
22. G Strutinskaia vs B Kovanova  ½-½412002Russian Championship (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
23. B Kovanova vs S Shaydullina  0-1572002Russian Championship (Women)B30 Sicilian
24. B Kovanova vs I Semenova  1-0512002Russian Championship (Women)C33 King's Gambit Accepted
25. O Iljushina vs B Kovanova  0-1362002Russian Championship (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 611  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-26-10  BIDMONFA: Baira Kovanova


Jun-21-12  brankat: Five for five, so far, in the current Russian Women's Championship!
Jun-27-12  twinlark: Well done and congratulations to WGM Kovanova, winning the Russian Women's Higher League.
Mar-25-16  sonia91: She just won the women's section of the 1st Mongolian Nations Chess Tournament:
May-13-21  siggemannen: What's she doing these days? Chess streamer?
May-15-21  Nosnibor: I don`t want to be the baira of bad news but she appears to be player of the day for the last four days !
May-15-21  Absentee: <Nosnibor: I don`t want to be the baira of bad news but she appears to be player of the day for the last four days !>

It was a very slow birth.

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  Messiah: <Nosnibor: I don`t want to be the baira of bad news but she appears to be player of the day for the last four days !>

The next should be Justin.

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