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Esther Danilovna Epstein
Number of games in database: 77
Years covered: 1968 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2195
Highest rating achieved in database: 2199
Overall record: +22 -34 =21 (42.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-10-1954, 67 years old) Russia (federation/nationality United States of America)

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WIM (1972) Esther Epstein is the wife of Alexander Vladimirovich Ivanov and was US Women's Champion in 1991 and 1997.

Wikipedia article: Esther Epstein

Last updated: 2018-03-16 14:42:34

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 77  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs E D Epstein  1-0291968URS-HUNB44 Sicilian
2. E D Epstein vs Levitina  0-1461969URS-chT U18B53 Sicilian
3. E D Epstein vs M Litinskaya-Shul  1-0381980URS-ch40 (Women)C82 Ruy Lopez, Open
4. V Borisenko-Belova vs E D Epstein 0-1101981USSRC41 Philidor Defense
5. N Strizak vs E D Epstein  0-1491990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)B44 Sicilian
6. Zsofia Polgar vs E D Epstein 1-0461990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)B83 Sicilian
7. E D Epstein vs M Cejkova  1-0551990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)C70 Ruy Lopez
8. K Arakhamia-Grant vs E D Epstein  1-0331990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)B89 Sicilian
9. E D Epstein vs K Agrawal  1-0341990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)B32 Sicilian
10. I Chelushkina vs E D Epstein  ½-½731992Manila Olympiad (Women)A39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
11. C Martyniuk vs E D Epstein  0-1431998Elista Olympiad (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
12. E D Epstein vs G Lagvilava  0-1521998Elista Olympiad (Women)B06 Robatsch
13. E Paehtz vs E D Epstein  0-1531998Elista Olympiad (Women)B42 Sicilian, Kan
14. A Hahn vs E D Epstein  ½-½212000USA-ch (Women)A37 English, Symmetrical
15. E Groberman vs E D Epstein  1-0402000USA-ch (Women)B06 Robatsch
16. E D Epstein vs J Shahade 1-0842000USA-ch (Women)B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
17. S Burtman vs E D Epstein  0-1372000USA-ch (Women)A40 Queen's Pawn Game
18. E D Epstein vs O Sagalchik  0-1402000USA-ch (Women)B01 Scandinavian
19. J Frenklakh vs E D Epstein  ½-½512000USA-ch (Women)A40 Queen's Pawn Game
20. E D Epstein vs S H Airapetian  ½-½492000USA-ch (Women)C45 Scotch Game
21. Y Gorlin vs E D Epstein  0-1462000USA-ch (Women)B27 Sicilian
22. E D Epstein vs C Baginskaite  0-1612000USA-ch (Women)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. Ashley vs E D Epstein  1-0552001Foxwoods OpenB06 Robatsch
24. R Musicant vs E D Epstein  0-1272001102nd US OpenB27 Sicilian
25. W J Donaldson vs E D Epstein  ½-½472001102nd US OpenA15 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-16-05  pazzed paun: <> just to pick a few nits -The E. Epstein vs. Fine 1945 probaly is not the same Esther Epstein that plays in the 21st century U.S. women's championship.
Mar-03-06  Karpova:
Mar-03-06  hitman84: <Karpova>Hey how do you know so many players ? do you know or seen them in person ? ie are you a serious chess player or just a chess fantic like me :)
Mar-03-06  Karpova: no, they just participate in the US Championship (2006). well, you are understating by calling yourself <just a chess fanatic>. you seem to be quite strong!
Mar-03-06  hitman84: <you seem to be quite strong!>does this mean you have my pic too :-/

oh.. thx, You mean my chess playing strength :)

I play only 2-3 tourneys/year :(

May-18-08  patzer2: Here at is a bit of biography on Esther Epstein, who according to this source is the wife of U.S. Grandmaster Alexander Ivanov.

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