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Baris Esen
Number of games in database: 414
Years covered: 2001 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2476 (2564 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2589

Overall record: +143 -111 =160 (53.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (35) 
    E60 E62 E63 E67 E95
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D37 D38 D30 D35
 Grunfeld (19) 
    D76 D78 D73 D85 D70
 Slav (18) 
    D17 D15 D10 D11 D12
 Semi-Slav (18) 
    D45 D47 D43 D44 D49
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    A40 E10 E00 A46 D02
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (68) 
    B90 B92 B51 B50 B22
 Sicilian Najdorf (33) 
    B90 B92 B93 B91 B95
 Slav (23) 
    D10 D12 D11 D17 D14
 Semi-Slav (17) 
    D43 D45 D48 D47 D44
 French Defense (13) 
    C11 C03 C02 C15 C01
 Grunfeld (10) 
    D85 D97 D90 D70 D72
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Esen vs C Schoppen, 2017 1-0
   D Bojkov vs B Esen, 2005 0-1
   B Esen vs Thomas Bauer, 2017 1-0
   B Esen vs M Rodshtein, 2010 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Baku Open (2010)
   Graz Open A (2017)
   World Junior Championship (Boys) (2005)
   World Junior Championship (2006)
   European Championship (2011)
   European Championship (2004)
   European Championship (2006)
   European Championship (2005)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Aeroflot Open (2012)
   European Championship (2014)
   European Championship (2013)
   European Championship (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   European Championship (2015)

   🏆 TCh-TUR Super League
   E Romanov vs B Esen (Jul-27-19) 1-0
   B Esen vs E Can (Jul-21-19) 1/2-1/2
   B Esen vs K Rathnakaran (Feb-26-17) 1-0
   D Cawdery vs B Esen (Feb-25-17) 1/2-1/2
   B Esen vs A Erenberg (Feb-24-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-03-1986, 36 years old) Turkey

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IM in 2005, GM in 2010. Placed 2nd in Thessaloniki Open (Greece) 2009, 7th in Mediterranean Ch (Rijeka Croatia) July 2009, 4th in 2nd Turbo GM (Serbia) Nov. 2009, 1st in "Angora tournament" (Turkey) December 2009 (GM norm), 2nd in Thessaloniki Open 2010. He qualified for the World Cup (2011) via his results at the 12th European Individual Championship (2011), but was eliminated in the first round by Ukrainian super-GM Alexander Moiseenko.


ICC: eczaci

Wikipedia article: Barış Esen

Last updated: 2018-07-24 05:23:57

 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 424  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Esen vs V Jianu  ½-½622001TCh-Europe Boys U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
2. James Ross vs B Esen  ½-½342001TCh-Europe Boys U18D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. B Esen vs P Kalata 1-0252001TCh-Europe Boys U18E97 King's Indian
4. A Braun vs B Esen  ½-½522001TCh-Europe Boys U18D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. B Esen vs X Hennemann  1-0342001TCh-Europe Boys U18A46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. B Esen vs D Chocenka  0-1572001TCh-Europe Boys U18A55 Old Indian, Main line
7. P Mannheim vs B Esen  0-1422001TCh-Europe Boys U18B25 Sicilian, Closed
8. Beshukov vs B Esen  1-0682002Antalya opB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. Stellwagen vs B Esen  1-0452002EU-ch U20B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
10. B Esen vs V Spasov  0-1462002Saraybahce GPA37 English, Symmetrical
11. M Sebag vs B Esen  0-1312003EYb18B22 Sicilian, Alapin
12. B Esen vs Z Pakleza  ½-½372003EU-ch U18A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
13. V Gashimov vs B Esen  1-0322004European ChampionshipB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
14. B Esen vs A Pashikian  ½-½792004European ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. M Grunberg vs B Esen  1-0512004European ChampionshipA13 English
16. B Esen vs U Atakisi  0-1492004European ChampionshipD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
17. T Demirel vs B Esen  1-0512004European ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
18. B Esen vs A Idrizaj  1-0412004European ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
19. S Kose vs B Esen  0-1492004European ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
20. B Esen vs F Aleskerov  ½-½282004European ChampionshipD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. H Jonkman vs B Esen  1-0672004European ChampionshipB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
22. B Esen vs T Mamedjarova 1-01112004European ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. Y Erturan vs B Esen  1-0322004European ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
24. B Esen vs B Thorfinnsson  0-1312004European ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
25. B Yildiz vs B Esen 0-1482004European ChampionshipA82 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-19-06  turkishgrandmaster: He is now a IM. If he had won the last match he was going to become a grandmaster
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: IM Baris Esen, Turkey, born 3 November 1986. Now rated 2506,

IM in 2005. GM soon? ICC: eczaci


Interview in Turkish (2008):

Placed 2nd in Thessaloniki Open (Greece) 2009, 7th in Mediterranean Ch (Rijeka Croatia) July 2009, 4th in 2nd Turbo GM (Serbia) Nov. 2009, 1st in "Angora tournament" (Turkey) December 2009 (GM norm),

2nd today in Thessaloniki Open 2010,

Feb-13-12  King Sacrificer: Nice to see a Turkish player here.

Good luck in 11th Aeroflot Open.

Jul-14-12  waustad: There is an obvious pun, though perhaps a bit rude. I'd have to see if I can find a game that applies.
Sep-24-12  BIDMONFA: Baris Esen

ESEN, Baris

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Congrats to Baris Esen (2563) for his performance at the Iasi Open. He entered as the 16th seed, yet finished in 5th with 6.5/9 (+5,-1,=3) and also gained 11.9 rating points.
Nov-03-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Baris Esen.

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