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Baris Esen
Number of games in database: 395
Years covered: 2001 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2476 (2564 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2589

Overall record: +141 -102 =152 (54.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (35) 
    E60 E62 E63 E67 E94
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D37 D38 D30 D35
 Grunfeld (19) 
    D76 D78 D73 D85 D79
 Slav (18) 
    D17 D15 D11 D10 D16
 Semi-Slav (18) 
    D45 D47 D43 D44 D49
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E12 E17 E15 E16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (62) 
    B90 B92 B51 B50 B22
 Sicilian Najdorf (32) 
    B90 B92 B91 B93 B99
 Slav (20) 
    D10 D12 D11 D15
 Semi-Slav (17) 
    D43 D45 D48 D44 D47
 French Defense (11) 
    C02 C11 C03 C15 C17
 Grunfeld (10) 
    D85 D97 D90 D78 D72
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Bartel vs B Esen, 2012 0-1
   M Al-Modiahki vs B Esen, 2006 1/2-1/2
   B Esen vs M Rodshtein, 2010 1-0
   I V Kovalenko vs B Esen, 2014 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Baku Open (2010)
   World Junior Championship (Boys) (2005)
   Aeroflot Open (2012)
   Acropolis Tournament (2006)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2006)
   5th Individual European Chess Championship (2004)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   European Individual Championship (2014)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)
   European Individual Championship (2013)
   European Individual Championship (2015)

   🏆 Graz Open A
   B Esen vs K Rathnakaran (Feb-26-17) 1-0
   D Cawdery vs B Esen (Feb-25-17) 1/2-1/2
   M Costachi vs B Esen (Feb-24-17) 1/2-1/2
   B Esen vs A Erenberg (Feb-24-17) 1/2-1/2
   B Esen vs C Schoppen (Feb-23-17) 1-0

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(born Nov-03-1986, 33 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 16; games 1-25 of 395  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. B Esen vs V S Spasov  0-1462002Saraybahce GPA37 English, Symmetrical
9. M Sebag vs B Esen  0-1312003EYb18B22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. V Gashimov vs B Esen  1-03220045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
11. B Esen vs A Pashikian  ½-½7920045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
12. M Grunberg vs B Esen  1-05120045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipA13 English
13. B Esen vs U Atakisi  0-14920045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
14. T Demirel vs B Esen  1-05120045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
15. B Esen vs A Idrizaj  1-04120045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
16. S Kose vs B Esen  0-14920045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
17. B Esen vs F Aleskerov  ½-½2820045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Jonkman vs B Esen  1-06720045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
19. B Esen vs T Mamedjarova 1-011120045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Y Erturan vs B Esen  1-03220045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
21. B Esen vs B Thorfinnsson  0-13120045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
22. B Yildiz vs B Esen 0-14820045th Individual European Chess ChampionshipA82 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
23. B Esen vs D Stojanovski  1-0412004European Club CupA57 Benko Gambit
24. M Vukic vs B Esen  ½-½572004European Club CupA04 Reti Opening
25. B Esen vs M Ondozi ½-½1092004European Club CupD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 395  PGN Download
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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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