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Alexander Potapov
A Potapov 
Number of games in database: 166
Years covered: 1990 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2424 (2334 rapid, 2280 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2530

Overall record: +59 -52 =47 (52.2%)*
   * 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 E90 E60
 Slav (11) 
    D10 D17
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E00 A41 A40 A50 E10
 Orthodox Defense (9) 
    D52 D58 D63 D50 D67
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E20 E43 E41 E53 E52
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A58 A57 A70
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (17) 
    C78 C68 C65 C69
 Dutch Defense (17) 
    A81 A85 A89 A86 A87
 Sicilian (8) 
    B22 B52 B92 B76 B77
 Scotch Game (6) 
 English (4) 
    A10 A15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Potapov vs D Kelgiorgis, 2000 1-0
   K Soukos vs A Potapov, 2001 0-1
   C Pantaleoni vs A Potapov, 2010 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   RUS-chT Siberian Zone (2001)
   Ufa (1993)
   Russian Championship (2001)
   European Championship (2010)
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Championship (2011)
   Czech Open A (2009)
   23rd Czech Open A (2012)

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

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(born Jan-05-1969, 53 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 20; games 1-25 of 489  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Deysh vs A Potapov  1-0541990Moscow Festival-BA43 Old Benoni
2. A Potapov vs Cherniaev  0-1241992RUS-chTA10 English
3. A Potapov vs T Poghosyan  1-0551992RUS-chTE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
4. A Potapov vs E Shevelevich  0-1211992RUS-chTE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
5. A Potapov vs R Hasangatin  ½-½451992RUS-chTD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
6. A Potapov vs Nevostrujev  1-0281992RUS-chTE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
7. O Chernikov vs A Potapov  0-1501992RUS-chTA10 English
8. Solozhenkin vs A Potapov  ½-½81992RUS-chTA90 Dutch
9. A Kekov vs A Potapov  ½-½651992RUS-chTC77 Ruy Lopez
10. S Shipov vs A Potapov  1-0551992RUS-chTA55 Old Indian, Main line
11. Oleg Ivanov vs A Potapov  1-0611992RUS-chTA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
12. A Potapov vs A Rustemov  ½-½651992RUS-chTA80 Dutch
13. Kalegin vs A Potapov  ½-½631993UfaC78 Ruy Lopez
14. A Potapov vs V Karagodin  1-0671993RUS-sfA04 Reti Opening
15. N Tolstikh vs A Potapov  ½-½81993Minsk opC42 Petrov Defense
16. A Potapov vs R N Vasiliev  ½-½101993UfaD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
17. D Berkovich vs A Potapov  ½-½441993UfaA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
18. Bezgodov vs A Potapov  1-0411993UfaC78 Ruy Lopez
19. A Potapov vs Voloshin  1-0421993UfaE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
20. A Potapov vs Fedorov  1-0461993UfaE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
21. I Ibragimov vs A Potapov  ½-½491993UfaA81 Dutch
22. Golod vs A Potapov  ½-½231993UfaC45 Scotch Game
23. A Potapov vs S Fer  1-0371993RUS-sfD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. A Potapov vs Annakov  0-1291993UfaA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
25. A Potapov vs A Kozirev  ½-½111993UfaD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
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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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