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Baira Kovanova
Number of games in database: 492
Years covered: 2001 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2343 (2315 rapid, 2187 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2408

Overall record: +144 -97 =128 (56.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 123 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B50 B47 B91 B30 B42
 King's Indian Attack (43) 
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C77 C65 C84 C91 C69
 Caro-Kann (17) 
    B11 B12 B18 B10 B17
 French Defense (12) 
    C00 C01 C09 C11 C03
 English (10) 
    A15 A12 A10 A14 A13
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (49) 
    C92 C96 C78 C60 C70
 Nimzo Indian (34) 
    E32 E46 E47 E21 E20
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (31) 
    C92 C96 C91 C99 C84
 Queen's Indian (24) 
    E15 E17 E12 E14 E16
 Queen's Pawn Game (24) 
    A46 E00 A45 D02
 Two Knights (10) 
    C55 C58
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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
   Ju Wenjun vs B Kovanova, 2009 1/2-1/2
   Le Thao Nguyen Pham vs B Kovanova, 2008 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Championship Higher League (Women) (2012)
   Russian Championship Superfinal (Women) (2011)
   Russian Team Championship: Women's League (2009)
   Russian Team Championship (Women) (2015)
   Russian Team Championship (Women) (2018)
   Russian Team Championship (Women) (2017)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2008)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2007)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2015)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2012)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2016)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2010)

   🏆 World Blitz Championship (Women)
   A Protopopova vs B Kovanova (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   B Kovanova vs A Gvanceladze (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   Ekaterina Borisova vs B Kovanova (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   B Kovanova vs Assel Serikbay (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   Yuxin Song vs B Kovanova (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz

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(born May-12-1987, 33 years old) Russia

[what is this?]
Kovanova is a WGM. She won the Russian Chess Championships Higher League (Women) (2012) outright with 9/11, qualifying for the 2012 Russian Women's Superfinal.

 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 492  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Gurieli vs B Kovanova  1-0542001BatumiB08 Pirc, Classical
2. B Kovanova vs H Vardanian  ½-½302001BatumiB23 Sicilian, Closed
3. P Qalagashvili vs B Kovanova  1-0272001BatumiA22 English
4. B Kovanova vs T Chalabashvili  1-0432001BatumiA07 King's Indian Attack
5. B Kovanova vs F Tahirov  0-1362001BatumiB07 Pirc
6. N Batsiashvili vs B Kovanova  ½-½622001BatumiA80 Dutch
7. B Kovanova vs S Nikoladze  0-1552001BatumiB07 Pirc
8. N Vacheishvili vs B Kovanova  ½-½482001BatumiA22 English
9. B Kovanova vs G Absava  ½-½322001BatumiA07 King's Indian Attack
10. I Rudakov vs B Kovanova  0-1402001Chigorin mem openD02 Queen's Pawn Game
11. B Kovanova vs A Smelov  0-1772001Chigorin mem openB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
12. Oleg Evstratov vs B Kovanova  ½-½362001Chigorin mem openA80 Dutch
13. B Kovanova vs E Ambrus  0-1312001Chigorin mem openC45 Scotch Game
14. A Ignatiev vs B Kovanova 1-0132001Chigorin mem openA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
15. B Kovanova vs A Utnasunov  0-1422001Chigorin mem openA07 King's Indian Attack
16. G Lazhevsky vs B Kovanova  ½-½652001Chigorin mem openC55 Two Knights Defense
17. B Kovanova vs S Reutsky  ½-½592001Chigorin mem openA07 King's Indian Attack
18. P Malysheva vs B Kovanova  1-0172001Chigorin mem openB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
19. K Rybenko vs B Kovanova  1-0502003RUS-ch U20 GirlsC60 Ruy Lopez
20. B Kovanova vs N Krasilnikova  1-0332004RUS-ch U18 GirlsC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
21. B I Franco Valencia vs B Kovanova  0-1272005Wch U18 GirlsC60 Ruy Lopez
22. B Kovanova vs A Romanenko  1-0422005Wch U18 GirlsA07 King's Indian Attack
23. Andjelija Stojanovic vs B Kovanova  0-1432005Wch U18 GirlsC60 Ruy Lopez
24. B Kovanova vs M Purtseladze  ½-½452005Wch U18 GirlsB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
25. B Munguntuul vs B Kovanova  1-0282005Wch U18 GirlsC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 492  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:

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