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Ilja Zaragatski
Number of games in database: 238
Years covered: 2000 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2517 (2460 blitz)

Overall record: +69 -81 =86 (47.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (28) 
    A06 A04 A05
 Sicilian (24) 
    B27 B56 B32 B30 B70
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C91 C73 C67 C89 C63
 English (10) 
    A16 A10 A15 A12 A13
 French Defense (8) 
    C00 C11 C03 C07 C08
 King's Indian Attack (8) 
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (29) 
    C10 C04 C02 C11 C00
 French (15) 
    C10 C00 C11
 Modern Benoni (14) 
    A57 A58 A56 A59 A60
 Benko Gambit (12) 
    A57 A58 A59
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    A46 D02 A45 E00
 Queen's Gambit Declined (8) 
    D06 D31 D30
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Wehner vs I Zaragatski, 2006 0-1
   S Chanda vs I Zaragatski, 2013 1/2-1/2
   J Garcia vs I Zaragatski, 2010 0-1
   I Zaragatski vs E Paehtz, 2016 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Werther Schloss Open-A (2001)
   Helmut-Kohls-Turnier (2012)
   Leiden (2013)
   LGA Premium Cup (2006)
   Hogeschool Zeeland Tournament (2007)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   Bundesliga 2013/14 (2013)
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   Bundesliga 2019/20 (2019)
   Bundesliga 2017/18 (2017)

   🏆 Bundesliga 2019/20
   T Vandenbussche vs I Zaragatski (Oct-16-21) 1/2-1/2
   Jari Reuker vs I Zaragatski (Oct-16-21) 1-0
   A Hoenig vs I Zaragatski (Oct-15-21) 1/2-1/2
   I Zaragatski vs Movsesian (Oct-14-21) 1/2-1/2
   Z Kozul vs I Zaragatski (Oct-14-21) 1-0

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(born Sep-26-1985, 37 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Germany)

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International Master (2007); Grandmaster (2013); German U18 Champion (2002).

Zaragatski won his three IM norms at the International Chess Festival in Bad Woerishofen in 2005, at the International Neckar Open in 2006 and in the Belgian League during the 2006-07 season. (1) He proceeded to win his three GM norms at the International Neckar Open in 2009, the 2010 Hoogeschool Zeeland Tournament (where he placed 3rd), and at the International Neckar Open in 2013. (2)

In September 2013, he won the category 9 round-robin LSA Premium Cup (Group B) with 5.5/7, 1.5 points clear of the field.

(1) Wikipedia article: Ilja Zaragatski;

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 256  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Zaragatski vs B Kohlweyer  ½-½252000Duisburg opB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
2. I Zaragatski vs D Schumacher  1-0322000GER-chT U20B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. Uhlmann vs I Zaragatski  0-1532000Bad Zwesten OpenA30 English, Symmetrical
4. I Zaragatski vs L Sobolevsky  1-0362000Bad Zwesten OpenC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
5. I Zaragatski vs M Selker  1-0332000Bad Zwesten OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
6. R Schlehoefer vs I Zaragatski  ½-½192000Bad Zwesten OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
7. U Hoehmann vs I Zaragatski  0-1342000Bad Zwesten OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
8. E Boehme vs I Zaragatski  0-1532000Bad Zwesten OpenA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
9. I Zaragatski vs U Kersten  0-1422000Bad Zwesten OpenB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
10. I Zaragatski vs N Heck  ½-½292000Bad Zwesten OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
11. I Zaragatski vs R Mainka  0-1452000Bad Zwesten OpenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. I Zaragatski vs Svidler  0-1402000Abihome OpenB06 Robatsch
13. P Schmidt vs I Zaragatski  0-1372001Werther Schloss Open-AA07 King's Indian Attack
14. I Zaragatski vs M Krueger  1-0382001Werther Schloss Open-AB02 Alekhine's Defense
15. A Hoffmann vs I Zaragatski  0-1372001Werther Schloss Open-AD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
16. I Zaragatski vs D Madsen  ½-½552001Werther Schloss Open-AB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
17. M Tseitlin vs I Zaragatski  ½-½402001Werther Schloss Open-AA43 Old Benoni
18. I Zaragatski vs A Brustman  ½-½692001OsteropenC00 French Defense
19. I Zaragatski vs A Rosskothen  1-0362001OsteropenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. C Heckoetter vs I Zaragatski  0-1232001OsteropenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. R Kuczynski vs I Zaragatski  ½-½262001OsteropenC11 French
22. I Zaragatski vs G Schebler  1-0352001OsteropenB27 Sicilian
23. K Podzielny vs I Zaragatski  1-0482001OsteropenA07 King's Indian Attack
24. I Zaragatski vs N Firman  0-1592001TCh-Europe Boys U18B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
25. S Papa vs I Zaragatski  0-1582001TCh-Europe Boys U18A43 Old Benoni
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  Tabanus: IM Ilja Zaragatski, Germany, born 26 September 1985. Now rated 2472,

IM in 2007. Rated 2480 in July 2007. ICC: Lord-OfTheBoard

IM application:

German U18 champion 2002.

Bio: (in German)


Placed 3rd and GM norm in Hogeschool Zeeland (Holland) Open 7-14 August 2010:

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