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Pavel Ponkratov
P Ponkratov 
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Number of games in database: 1,727
Years covered: 2000 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2631 (2683 rapid, 2685 blitz)

Overall record: +418 -222 =343 (60.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 744 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (195) 
    B90 B40 B32 B33 B46
 French Defense (68) 
    C02 C11 C18 C00 C01
 Caro-Kann (56) 
    B12 B11 B10 B18 B15
 Sicilian Najdorf (56) 
    B90 B93 B97 B95 B91
 Queen's Pawn Game (44) 
    A45 E00 E10 A46 D02
 English (38) 
    A13 A15 A10 A11 A18
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (100) 
    C18 C11 C03 C00 C02
 Queen's Pawn Game (81) 
    A46 A45 E10 D02 A40
 Modern Benoni (68) 
    A70 A56 A62 A58 A57
 Sicilian (58) 
    B27 B22 B51 B30 B90
 Ruy Lopez (56) 
    C63 C60 C70 C74 C78
 English (44) 
    A15 A13 A16 A10 A14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Chigaev vs P Ponkratov, 2021 0-1
   D Egorov vs P Ponkratov, 2013 0-1
   P Ponkratov vs I Kurnosov, 2012 1/2-1/2
   A Sibriaev vs P Ponkratov, 2013 0-1
   D Gordievsky vs P Ponkratov, 2013 1/2-1/2
   P Ponkratov vs M Vavulin, 2013 1-0
   P Ponkratov vs E Schiendorfer, 2012 1-0
   A Mokshanov vs P Ponkratov, 2011 0-1
   P Ponkratov vs V Kovalev, 2015 1-0
   P Ponkratov vs So, 2009 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Club Cup (2019)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2021)
   Rilton Cup (2009)
   Russian Under-20 Championship (2008)
   Russian Team Championship (2010)
   Russian Team Championship (Major League) (2017)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2015)
   World Cup (2021)
   Moscow Open A (2016)
   Chigorin Memorial (2016)
   Chigorin Memorial (2013)
   Lindores Abbey Tal Mem (2021)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   European Championship (2017)
   FIDE Grand Swiss (2021)

   🏆 Airthings Masters
   N Yakubboev vs P Ponkratov (Feb-03-23) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   P Ponkratov vs O Kobo (Feb-03-23) 1-0, blitz
   I Salgado Lopez vs P Ponkratov (Feb-03-23) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   J G Cardoso Cardoso vs P Ponkratov (Feb-03-23) 1-0, blitz
   P Ponkratov vs G Pap (Feb-03-23) 1-0, blitz

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(born Jul-15-1988, 34 years old) Russia
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Grandmaster. 1st in Russian Students Ch 2008 and 2009. In July 2020, he won the International Chess Open "Ciudad de Leon". In January 2021, he won the Chennai Open. In April 2021, he won the Chelyabinskiy Variant A.

At the World Cup (2021) he started by defeating Andre Ventura Sousa 1.5-0.5. Next he disposed of Yuriy Kuzubov by the same score.Then he beat Jahongir Vakhidov 3-1, before losing to Etienne Bacrot 2.5-1.5. He took part at the FIDE Grand Swiss (2021) ending up with 6/11.

Wikipedia article: Pavel Ponkratov

Last updated: 2021-12-11 15:15:16

 page 1 of 72; games 1-25 of 1,790  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Samarin vs P Ponkratov  1-0342000Voronezh op-AE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
2. Stanislav Kozlov vs P Ponkratov  0-1362001RUS-ch U14C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
3. P Ponkratov vs David Pogosian  1-0232001RUS-ch U14B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
4. N Chadaev vs P Ponkratov  ½-½332001RUS-ch U14A22 English
5. P Ponkratov vs Pavel Selianinov  1-0542001RUS-ch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. P Ponkratov vs Andrei Zuykov  1-0362001RUS-ch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Nepomniachtchi vs P Ponkratov  1-0432001RUS-ch U14A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
8. P Ponkratov vs Artur Mustakaev  0-1392001RUS-ch U14B50 Sicilian
9. D Korolkov vs P Ponkratov  0-1442001RUS-ch U14A45 Queen's Pawn Game
10. A Fomin vs P Ponkratov  0-1402001RUS-ch U14C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
11. A Ivanov vs P Ponkratov  0-1372001RUS-ch U14C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
12. P Ponkratov vs Evgeniy Kirillov  ½-½522001RUS-ch U14B01 Scandinavian
13. P Bjorntoft vs P Ponkratov  1-04620015th OpenA22 English
14. P Ponkratov vs D Pikula  0-1442001MTOB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
15. P Ponkratov vs R Costantini  1-0392001MTOB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. A Scetinin vs P Ponkratov 0-1232001MTOC45 Scotch Game
17. R Musalov vs P Ponkratov  ½-½412001MTOC44 King's Pawn Game
18. Vitiugov vs P Ponkratov  ½-½382002RUS-chT U18C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
19. P Ponkratov vs A Shorokhov  ½-½302002RUS-chT U18C02 French, Advance
20. P Ponkratov vs A Kuzin  1-0432002RUS-chT U18B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
21. P Ponkratov vs K Kostin  ½-½492002RUS-chT U18B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. P Ponkratov vs V Kotov  1-0302002RUS-chT U18B56 Sicilian
23. Evgeny Yakovlev vs P Ponkratov  0-1362002RUS-chT U18E92 King's Indian
24. Victor Kuznecov vs P Ponkratov  ½-½352002RUS-chT U18C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
25. V Abramov vs P Ponkratov  0-1362002RUS-chT U18A58 Benko Gambit
 page 1 of 72; games 1-25 of 1,790  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-18-09  BIDMONFA: Pavel Ponkratov


Feb-20-09  midnightsun88: This guy beat prodigy Wesley So in Aeroflot Open.Congratulations and good luck Pavel!
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  Tabanus: IM Pavel Ponkratov, Russia, born 15 July 1988. Now rated 2582,

IM in 2006. GM soon? French player. ICC: Infernal-XaM

Played in the U16 olympiad 2003 (board 4, +7 =1 -0).

Placed 11th in World U16 Ch 2003, 7th in European U16 Ch 2003, 2nd in Russian U16 Ch 2004, 6th in Arhipov Memorial (Russia) Jan. 2007, 69th in Moscow Open 2008, 1st in Russian Students Ch 2008, 3rd in Russian U20 Ch 2008, 14th in Moscow Open 2009, 5th in Gyumri GM 2009, 3rd in Corporation Center Cup (Russia) 2009, 1st in Russian Students Ch 2009, 29th in Voronezh Open 2009, 7th in Gubernators Cup Ugra (Khanty-Mansiysk) 2009.

Pictures: (Black)

He seems to be friend of GM Igor Lysyj. Both are on the students champion "Mining University" team. The two are currently playing in Rilton Cup (Sweden).

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  Tabanus: Winning with the French:

[Event "Moscow op-A"]
[Date "2009.02.08"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Guseinov, Gadir"]
[Black "Ponkratov, Pavel"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2661"]
[BlackElo "2558"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nge2 dxe4 5. a3 Be7 6. Nxe4 Nf6 7. Qd3 Nc6 8. Bf4 O-O 9. O-O-O e5 10. dxe5 Qxd3 11. cxd3 Nd5 12. Bg3 Bf5 13. N2c3 Rad8 14. Nxd5 Rxd5 15. f4 Rfd8 16. Re1 Nd4 17. Bf2 h5 18. Rg1 Bc5 19. Nxc5 Rxc5+ 20. Kb1 Rcd5 21. h3 Bh7 22. Rc1 Ne6 23. g3 c5 24. Ka2 b6 25. Be2 h4 26. Bg4 Bxd3 27. Be3 Nd4 28. gxh4 Ne2 29. Bxe2 Bxe2 30. Rg2 Bd1 31. f5 Rxe5 32. Bh6 Rxf5 33. Bxg7 Kh7 34. Bc3 a5 35. Rg1 Be2 36. Rce1 Rf2 37. Ka1 a4 38. Be5 Rd2 39. Bc3 Rd5 40. Rg7+ Kh6 41. Rxf7 Rxf7 42. Rxe2 b5 43. Kb1 Kh5 44. Re6 Kxh4 45. Rb6 c4 46. Rh6+ Kg3 47. h4 Rff5 48. Kc2 Rf2+ 49. Kc1 Kh3 50. Re6 Rg2 51. Be1 Rf5 52. Re3+ Kg4 53. Re7 Kf3 54. Bd2 Rd5 55. Bg5 Kg4 56. Re4+ Kh5 57. Re8 Rf5 58. Re1 Rff2 59. Re5 Rf1+ 0-1

Aug-07-17  Xeroxx: Svidlers BFAM.
Dec-29-18  paavoh: A fine performance with 10/15 at the Rapid Championship 2018.
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  Messiah: P Ponkratov vs A Riazantsev, 2017

A Riazantsev vs P Ponkratov, 2019

P Ponkratov vs A Riazantsev, 2022


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