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Alexander Yuryevich Potapov
Number of games in database: 156
Years covered: 1993 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2413 (2359 rapid, 2280 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2530

Overall record: +55 -49 =44 (52.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 8 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (11) 
    E71 E60 E90
 Slav (11) 
    D10 D17
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E00 A41 A40 E10 A50
 Orthodox Defense (7) 
    D52 D58 D63 D50 D67
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A58 A57 A70
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E20 E52 E43
With the Black pieces:
 Dutch Defense (17) 
    A81 A85 A89 A86 A87
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C78 C68 C65 C69
 Sicilian (8) 
    B22 B76 B77 B92 B87
 Scotch Game (6) 
 English (4) 
    A10 A15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Soukos vs A Y Potapov, 2001 0-1
   C Pantaleoni vs A Y Potapov, 2010 0-1
   A Y Potapov vs D Kelgiorgis, 2000 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   European Individual Championship (2010)

   🏆 Russian Team Blitz
   D Kryakvin vs A Y Potapov (Oct-07-16) 1-0, blitz
   A Y Potapov vs Aleksey Ivlev (Oct-07-16) 0-1, blitz
   D Gochelashvili vs A Y Potapov (Oct-07-16) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   A Y Potapov vs V Fedoseev (May-08-15) 0-1, rapid
   K Torbin vs A Y Potapov (May-08-15) 1-0, rapid

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(born Jan-05-1969, 51 years old) Russia

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GM (2004) Alexander Yuryevich Potapov.

Note: there's another Alexander Potapov, he was born on Dec/11/1961.

Last updated: 2018-03-16 20:49:49

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 156  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E V Kalegin vs A Y Potapov  ½-½631993UfaC78 Ruy Lopez
2. A Y Potapov vs B Annakov  0-1291993UfaA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
3. I R Ibragimov vs A Y Potapov  ½-½491993UfaA81 Dutch
4. V M Golod vs A Y Potapov  ½-½231993UfaC45 Scotch Game
5. Bezgodov vs A Y Potapov  1-0411993UfaC78 Ruy Lopez
6. V Yandemirov vs A Y Potapov  ½-½271993UfaC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
7. D Berkovich vs A Y Potapov  ½-½441993UfaA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
8. A Y Potapov vs L Voloshin  1-0421993UfaE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
9. A Y Potapov vs R N Vasiliev  ½-½101993UfaD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. A Y Potapov vs Fedorov  1-0461993UfaE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
11. A Y Potapov vs Kozirev  ½-½111993UfaD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Stripunsky vs A Y Potapov  1-0531994Ceske BudejoviceC27 Vienna Game
13. Zsofia Polgar vs A Y Potapov 1-0391994Mlada BoleslavC78 Ruy Lopez
14. P Haba vs A Y Potapov  ½-½1121995Ceske Budejovice opA81 Dutch
15. Smejkal vs A Y Potapov  0-1341995Mlada Boleslav opA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
16. A Y Potapov vs Movsesian  0-11061995Mlada Boleslav opA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
17. Chekhov vs A Y Potapov  ½-½621996RUS-chTA80 Dutch
18. V Goriainov vs A Y Potapov  1-0411997Ozery op1 SeniorsE90 King's Indian
19. A Y Potapov vs Chiburdanidze  ½-½301997RUS-Cup4E00 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Y R Yakovich vs A Y Potapov  ½-½791998RUS-chA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
21. Shcherbakov vs A Y Potapov 1-0301998RUS-chA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
22. Sveshnikov vs A Y Potapov  ½-½171998RUS-chC45 Scotch Game
23. A Y Potapov vs A Shchekachev  ½-½201998RUS-chE60 King's Indian Defense
24. A Y Potapov vs Motylev  0-1421998RUS-chE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
25. A Y Potapov vs A Galkin  0-1391998RUS-chD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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  Tabanus: GM Alexander Potapov, Russia, born 5 January 1969. Current rating 2451,

GM in 2004. Rating peak 2530 in 2004-2005. Director of the Anatoly Karpov Polar Chess School in Salekhard, Yamal Russia (however perhaps not any more). Possibly related to (father of?) IM Pavel Potapov who is from the same area, cf. e. g.

There is also another Alexander Potapov born 1961 and rated 2175,

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