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Alexander Potapov
Number of games in database: 157
Years covered: 1990 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2424 (2334 rapid, 2280 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2530

Overall record: +55 -50 =44 (51.7%)*
   * 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 D67 D50 D63
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E20 E43 E52
 Semi-Slav (5) 
    D47 D45 D46
With the Black pieces:
 Dutch Defense (17) 
    A81 A85 A89 A86 A87
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C78 C69 C65 C68
 Sicilian (8) 
    B22 B76 B87 B92 B52
 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?]
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)

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

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(born Jan-05-1969, 52 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 157  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Deysh vs A Potapov  1-0541990Moscow Festival-BA43 Old Benoni
2. V Yandemirov vs A Potapov  ½-½271993UfaC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
3. D Berkovich vs A Potapov  ½-½441993UfaA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
4. A Potapov vs L Voloshin  1-0421993UfaE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
5. A Potapov vs R N Vasiliev  ½-½101993UfaD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
6. A Potapov vs Fedorov  1-0461993UfaE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
7. A Potapov vs Kozirev  ½-½111993UfaD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Kalegin vs A Potapov  ½-½631993UfaC78 Ruy Lopez
9. A Potapov vs B Annakov  0-1291993UfaA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
10. I Ibragimov vs A Potapov  ½-½491993UfaA81 Dutch
11. Golod vs A Potapov  ½-½231993UfaC45 Scotch Game
12. Bezgodov vs A Potapov  1-0411993UfaC78 Ruy Lopez
13. Stripunsky vs A Potapov  1-0531994Ceske BudejoviceC27 Vienna Game
14. Zsofia Polgar vs A Potapov 1-0391994Mlada BoleslavC78 Ruy Lopez
15. P Haba vs A Potapov  ½-½1121995Ceske Budejovice opA81 Dutch
16. Smejkal vs A Potapov  0-1341995Mlada Boleslav opA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
17. A Potapov vs Movsesian  0-11061995Mlada Boleslav opA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
18. Chekhov vs A Potapov  ½-½621996RUS-chTA80 Dutch
19. V Goriainov vs A Potapov  1-0411997Ozery op1 SeniorsE90 King's Indian
20. A Potapov vs Chiburdanidze  ½-½301997RUS-Cup4E00 Queen's Pawn Game
21. Sveshnikov vs A Potapov  ½-½171998RUS-chC45 Scotch Game
22. A Potapov vs A Shchekachev  ½-½201998RUS-chE60 King's Indian Defense
23. Yakovich vs A Potapov  ½-½791998RUS-chA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
24. Shcherbakov vs A Potapov 1-0301998RUS-chA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
25. A Potapov vs E Najer  0-1651998RUS-chA03 Bird's Opening
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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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