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Yuri Drozdovskij
  
Number of games in database: 304
Years covered: 1995 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2616 (2660 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2627

Overall record: +82 -28 =93 (63.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 101 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (27) 
    E32 E36 E37 E38 E33
 King's Indian (26) 
    E60 E67 E61 E63 E80
 Slav (16) 
    D12 D11 D14 D10 D15
 Grunfeld (13) 
    D93 D76 D80 D72 D78
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A41 A40 D02 E10 E00
 Semi-Slav (10) 
    D45 D44 D47 D43
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (54) 
    C10 C11 C07 C18 C00
 French (29) 
    C10 C11 C00
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D38 D39 D30
 Slav (13) 
    D16 D11 D10 D15
 French Tarrasch (11) 
    C07 C04 C05 C03
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E32 E54 E42 E58 E26
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Y Drozdovskij vs Karjakin, 2010 1-0
   M Paragua vs Y Drozdovskij, 2008 0-1
   V Tukmakov vs Y Drozdovskij, 2007 0-1
   D Svetushkin vs Y Drozdovskij, 2007 0-1
   Y Drozdovskij vs Naiditsch, 2009 1/2-1/2
   Y Drozdovskij vs I Smolkov, 2002 1/2-1/2
   Y Drozdovskij vs P Vavrak, 2008 1-0
   Y Drozdovskij vs Jobava, 1997 1-0
   Y Drozdovskij vs V Georgiev, 2007 1-0
   Y Drozdovskij vs Nijboer, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Efim Geller Memorial (2005)
   Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup (2008)
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   Arctic Chess Challenge (2009)
   Cappelle la Grande (2010)
   Hastings 2009/10 (2009)
   Cappelle la Grande (2007)
   Cappelle la Grande (2006)
   Ordix Open (2007)
   Isle of Man Masters (2007)
   World Cup (2011)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   European Team Championship (2009)

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YURI DROZDOVSKIJ
(born May-22-1984, 36 years old) Ukraine
PRONUNCIATION:
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Yuri Drozdovskij was awarded the Grandmaster title in 2004. In 1997, he was European U14 champion. In 2004, he was Ukraine U20 champion. In 2008, he took 2nd place in the Ukrainian championship. He placed sufficiently well in the European Individual Championships (2010) to qualify to play in the World Cup (2011), where he eliminated Russian GM Alexander Motylev in an epic struggle that culminated in a win in the Armageddon blitz tiebreaker after draws in the classical games, the 25 minutes and 10 minute rapid game matches, and the blitz match. However, he bowed out in the second round to Italian GM Fabiano Caruana.

Wikipedia article: Yuri Drozdovskij


 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 304  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Y Drozdovskij vs Ponomariov 0-1561995Ukrainian Ch U-12 FinalA10 English
2. V Belov vs Y Drozdovskij  1-0611996Wch U12B33 Sicilian
3. Y Drozdovskij vs G Sargissian  ½-½411997Wch U14D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Y Drozdovskij vs Jobava  1-0301997Wch U14A57 Benko Gambit
5. Y Drozdovskij vs Chekhov  0-1371999RUS-Cup03 (Geller mem)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
6. Beshukov vs Y Drozdovskij 1-0381999Geller Memorial (Cup Russia)A07 King's Indian Attack
7. Y Drozdovskij vs Jobava  ½-½461999Artek ol U16E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
8. Ponomariov vs Y Drozdovskij  1-0281999Artek ol U16C03 French, Tarrasch
9. F Krumphals vs Y Drozdovskij  0-1362000SUI-ch U20A36 English
10. Y Drozdovskij vs S Stavroyany  ½-½272000UKR-ch U16E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
11. Y Drozdovskij vs D Maximov  ½-½362000UKR-ch U16A50 Queen's Pawn Game
12. M Brodsky vs Y Drozdovskij  1-0352000Chigorin mem opC18 French, Winawer
13. S Volkov vs Y Drozdovskij  1-0622000Chigorin MemorialD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
14. Y Drozdovskij vs A Moiseenko  ½-½312000Chigorin MemorialE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
15. A E Vaulin vs Y Drozdovskij  0-1352000Chigorin MemorialA20 English
16. Y Drozdovskij vs G Kuzmin  ½-½272000Chigorin MemorialD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
17. Y Drozdovskij vs Pushkov  1-0392000Chigorin MemorialE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
18. M A Makarov vs Y Drozdovskij  1-0392000Chigorin MemorialD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. I Butsenko vs Y Drozdovskij  ½-½472001Odessa-chD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. A Savchenko vs Y Drozdovskij  ½-½152001Odessa-chD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Y Drozdovskij vs T Iljin  1-0552001UKR-ch U18D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. Y Drozdovskij vs V Ugolik  ½-½472001Odessa-chE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
23. Y Drozdovskij vs D Maximov  ½-½232001UKR-chTE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
24. Y Drozdovskij vs M Sagafos  1-0392001EYCC B18E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
25. S Zawadzki vs Y Drozdovskij  1-0572001EYCC B18C19 French, Winawer, Advance
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 304  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-24-05  aw1988: Grandmaster from Odessa
Dec-02-06  BIDMONFA: Yuri Drozdovskij

DROZDOVSKIJ, Yuri
http://www.bidmonfa.com/drozdovskij...
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May-22-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: С Днем Рождения
May-22-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Happy birthday from me too.
May-22-09  safari333: Happy birthday! Member of Grandmaster`s Club http://www.grossclub.com
Jul-25-09  BoardLord: GM Yuri Drozdovskij just got married to WGM Natalia Zdebskaja and both of them will participate in the Arctic Chess Challenge 2009 in Tromsų, Norway which starts the 1st of August. In connection with this I have written a profile of Yuri that you can read at my blog Sjakkfantomet. It's in English:

http://sjakkfantomet.blogg.no/12485...

Nov-18-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He ended 9th in Arctic Chess Challenge.

Winner of the Sharjah Ramadan Open (United Arab Emirates) September 2009: http://www.chess-results.com/tnr249...

May-22-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: current rating is 2625 and a peak of 2627, i believe he can still hit 2650..

happy birthday Yuri!

Sep-01-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Placed 3rd in Kalamaria Open (Greece) 28 Aug. - 1 Sept. 2010:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr370...

Mar-18-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  MikhailGolubev: TV interview with GM Drozdovskij (in Russian): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHa...
Jun-27-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: What's happening here? Until now, no games in 2012 and 2013.

<MikhailGolubev> Did he say something in this regard during the interview?

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