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Elena Sedina
Number of games in database: 501
Years covered: 1992 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2299 (2264 rapid, 2260 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2425

Overall record: +148 -116 =169 (53.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 68 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (113) 
    B40 B51 B30 B31 B27
 French Defense (36) 
    C02 C03 C01 C11 C00
 Caro-Kann (20) 
    B10 B18 B13 B12 B17
 Giuoco Piano (13) 
    C50 C53
 King's Indian Attack (11) 
 Scandinavian (10) 
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (101) 
    C11 C01 C02 C09 C00
 Slav (62) 
    D10 D17 D12 D11 D15
 French (27) 
    C11 C00 C10 C13
 French Tarrasch (27) 
    C09 C07 C03 C04 C05
 French Winawer (20) 
    C18 C17 C15 C19
 King's Indian Attack (14) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Sedina vs S Tkeshelashvili, 2003 1-0
   E Sedina vs J Majdan-Gajewska, 2006 1-0
   K Dolzhykova vs E Sedina, 2009 1/2-1/2
   E Sedina vs K Smokina, 2005 1-0
   E Sedina vs Yifan Hou, 2008 1-0
   E Sedina vs Carlsen, 2003 1-0
   T Avdeenko vs E Sedina, 2009 0-1
   E Sedina vs E N'guyen, 2013 1-0
   A Skripchenko vs E Sedina, 2005 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Championship (Women) (2006)
   European Championship (Women) (2002)
   European Championship (Women) (2004)
   Calvia Olympiad (Women) (2004)
   European Championship (Women) (2001)
   European Championship (Women) (2005)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2010)
   Dresden Olympiad (Women) (2008)
   Istanbul Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   Tromso Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   Gibraltar (2010)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   E Sedina vs L Avalos (Aug-23-20) 1-0, rapid
   E Sedina vs Qiyu Zhou (Aug-23-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   A Chumpitaz vs E Sedina (Aug-22-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   E Sedina vs T Abrahamyan (Aug-21-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   Y Miranda Llanes vs E Sedina (Aug-21-20) 0-1, rapid

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(born Jun-01-1968, 53 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Italy)

[what is this?]
WGM/IM Elena Sedina was born in Kiev and learned the rules of chess at the age of 7. She was awarded the WIM title in 1991, the WGM title in 1996 and the IM title in 1998. She moved to Italy in 1995 and palys for the Italian Chess Federation since April 2001.

In 2005 she was the first woman ever to win the Australian 2005 Open Championship.

Wikipedia article: Elena Sedina

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 501  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Litinskaya-Shul vs E Sedina  1-0481992YUG-chTB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
2. E Sedina vs P Chilingirova  1-0601994Moscow Olympiad (Women)B50 Sicilian
3. E Sedina vs I Madl  1-0411994Moscow Olympiad (Women)B50 Sicilian
4. H Hunt vs E Sedina  0-1431996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)B03 Alekhine's Defense
5. E Pitam vs E Sedina  1-0611996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)A21 English
6. E Sedina vs N Ioseliani  ½-½421996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)B44 Sicilian
7. E Sedina vs Tran Thi Kim Loan  1-0401996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
8. E Sedina vs S Matveeva  ½-½231996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)C00 French Defense
9. Bozidar Perovic vs E Sedina  0-1581996ToscolanoA03 Bird's Opening
10. E Sedina vs Miles  0-1331996ToscolanoC67 Ruy Lopez
11. Timoshchenko vs E Sedina  1-0391997Nova Gorica op 2ndC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
12. Kharlov vs E Sedina  1-0311997Biel MTO opD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Z Puljek-Salai vs E Sedina  0-1371998Elista Olympiad (Women)C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
14. E Sedina vs Xie Jun  0-1411998Elista Olympiad (Women)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
15. N Ioseliani vs E Sedina  ½-½441998Elista Olympiad (Women)D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
16. E Sedina vs Rongguang Ye  0-1341998Groningen OpenB01 Scandinavian
17. E Sedina vs Movsesian  ½-½341998Groningen OpenB41 Sicilian, Kan
18. E Sedina vs D Reinderman  ½-½251998Groningen OpenC41 Philidor Defense
19. E Sedina vs A Lugovoi  1-0271999Saint Vincent OpenB07 Pirc
20. E Sedina vs F Vallejo Pons  0-1301999Saint Vincent OpenC02 French, Advance
21. Efimov vs E Sedina  ½-½511999Saint Vincent OpenA58 Benko Gambit
22. E Sedina vs Drasko  0-1491999Saint Vincent OpenC02 French, Advance
23. M Lacrosse vs E Sedina  0-1371999Saint Vincent OpenA57 Benko Gambit
24. E Sedina vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo  ½-½511999Saint Vincent OpenB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
25. M Cebalo vs E Sedina  ½-½441999Saint Vincent OpenD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 501  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-09-05  Karpova: Elena Sedina (ITA) won the Australian 2005 Open Championship (the first woman ever!) with 8.5/11.

Born in 1968
Titles: IM, WGM

Mar-09-05  checkpat: I think that women have better claim
to equality in chess than that!
Very sad for Australia that the National
competition is won by somebody under 2500
Mar-09-05  Open Defence: probably coz the notable Australian players represented other countries ?
Mar-09-05  Karpova: <checkpat>

<I think that women have better claim to equality in chess than that!>
it's a great success for sedina. i didn't talk about female chessplayers in general.

<Very sad for Australia that the National competition is won by somebody under 2500>
why? she deserves this success. there have been strong GMs like Kengis

Sep-05-08  sonia91: Today she won against Hou Yifan (!).
Jun-01-10  weisyschwarz: Buon compleanno, Elena!
Dec-17-14  waustad: She plays in many team events. I was wondering if she had moved to Germany because of her presence in the FBL, but she also plays in leagues in several other countries. I have no idea where she actually lives. It seems to have little to do with one's official nationality in chess terms.

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