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Ekaterina Atalik
E Atalik 

Number of games in database: 919
Years covered: 1996 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2450 (2419 rapid, 2228 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2481
Overall record: +270 -177 =292 (56.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 180 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (41) 
    D02 A41 A46 A40 A45
 Queen's Gambit Declined (37) 
    D37 D38 D31 D35 D30
 Reti System (35) 
    A06 A04
 King's Indian (31) 
    E92 E77 E70 E94 E90
 Slav (30) 
    D10 D11 D17 D15 D16
 Nimzo Indian (26) 
    E20 E32 E55 E48 E44
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (64) 
    B12 B18 B13 B10 B11
 Ruy Lopez (52) 
    C65 C77 C67 C92 C80
 Grunfeld (32) 
    D85 D76 D91 D78 D80
 Slav (29) 
    D10 D11 D18 D17 D12
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    D02 A46 A45 D00 E10
 Queen's Gambit Declined (27) 
    D37 D31 D35 D30 D36
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Cmilyte vs E Atalik, 2007 0-1
   E Atalik vs A Skripchenko, 2006 1-0
   Lagno vs E Atalik, 2007 0-1
   E Atalik vs J Movsesian, 2001 1-0
   E Atalik vs Lagno, 2004 1/2-1/2
   E Atalik vs M Muzychuk, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Championship (Women) (2006)
   Russian Championship (Women) (2002)
   European Championship (Women) (2018)
   Russian Championship (Women) (2003)
   European Championship (Women) (2007)
   Turkish Team Championship (2011)
   European Championship (Women) (2016)
   European Championship (Women) (2019)
   European Championship (Women) (2003)
   European Championship (Women) (2013)
   Canadian Open (2007)
   European Championship (Women) (2017)
   Turin Olympiad (Women) (2006)
   Batumi Olympiad (Women) (2018)
   Chennai Olympiad (Women) (2022)

   🏆 Turkiye Isbank Chess Super League
   E Atalik vs K Abdulla (Jul-20-23) 1/2-1/2
   N Buksa vs E Atalik (Jul-19-23) 0-1
   E Atalik vs S Caglar (Jul-18-23) 1-0
   A Nurmanova vs E Atalik (Jul-17-23) 1/2-1/2
   N Salimova vs E Atalik (Jul-16-23) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-14-1982, 40 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Turkey)

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Woman Grandmaster (WGM)

She won the European Youth Chess Championship in the under-16 girls' section in 1997.

In 2005, she married Grandmaster Suat Atalik from Turkey, and obtained Turkish citizenship. She took clear second place, behind her husband, at the 3rd Mediterranean Chess Championship, held from 31 January to 8 February 2006 in Antalya, and was declared Mediterranean women's champion.

In April 2006 she won the 7th European Women's Chess Championship in Kuşadası, Turkey. Atalik also won the Turkish women's championship in 2008 and 2016.

In January 2016, she took clear first place in the 15th Prague Open with a score of 8/9, a full point ahead of the nearest followers.

Wikipedia article: Ekaterina Atalik

Last updated: 2022-06-22 09:17:33

 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 919  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Atalik vs Y Wang  1-0601996Wch U14 GirlsC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
2. E Danielian vs E Atalik  ½-½421997Wch U20 GirlsB06 Robatsch
3. A Zatonskih vs E Atalik  ½-½641997Wch U20 GirlsB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
4. E Atalik vs R Hamid  1-0591998Elista Olympiad (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
5. E Sziva vs E Atalik  ½-½221998Elista Olympiad (Women)B01 Scandinavian
6. E Atalik vs N Phan-Koshnitsky  ½-½381998Elista Olympiad (Women)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
7. E Atalik vs Kholmov  ½-½321998Chigorin memC41 Philidor Defense
8. S Ivanov vs E Atalik  0-1431998Chigorin MemorialA58 Benko Gambit
9. E Atalik vs T Kosintseva  1-0351999RUS-ch U18 GirlsA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
10. E Atalik vs N Kosintseva  1-0401999RUS-ch U18 GirlsA04 Reti Opening
11. E Atalik vs I Zakharevich ½-½521999Geller Memorial (Cup Russia)A07 King's Indian Attack
12. Chekhov vs E Atalik  1-0271999RUS-Cup03 (Geller mem)B01 Scandinavian
13. V Gansvind vs E Atalik  ½-½401999Russian Championship (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. E Atalik vs T Shumiakina  ½-½371999Russian Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
15. G Strutinskaia vs E Atalik  1-0391999Russian Championship (Women)A58 Benko Gambit
16. E Atalik vs S Ershova  ½-½431999Russian Championship (Women)B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
17. E Chasovnikova vs E Atalik  1-0331999Russian Championship (Women)D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
18. J Ovchinikova vs E Atalik  0-1331999Russian Championship (Women)A34 English, Symmetrical
19. E Atalik vs N Vlasova  ½-½541999Russian Championship (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
20. E Atalik vs E Ovod  1-0601999Russian Championship (Women)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Kosteniuk vs E Atalik  ½-½691999Russian Championship (Women)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
22. E Atalik vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½361999Russian Championship (Women)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
23. I Zakurdjaeva vs E Atalik  ½-½271999Russian Championship (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
24. E Atalik vs M Lomineishvili  ½-½471999European Team Championship (Women)B30 Sicilian
25. E Atalik vs I Berzina  1-0491999European Team Championship (Women)B01 Scandinavian
 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 919  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-01-05  Karpova: According to she's going to marry Suat Atalik. He is double her age.
Nov-01-05  notsodeepthought: From the same article: "The two will play a blitz match to decide who is the boss..." Well, at least it's not a correspondence match - that wouldn't be a good start to the marriage.
Nov-01-05  azaris: Is this called a Reverse Alekhine?
Nov-01-05  Robin01: Sounds more like robbing the craddle to me.
Nov-07-05  Udit Narayan: Hmmm...she's beautiful.
Nov-11-05  notsodeepthought: Update - the blitz match between the newlyweds ended in a draw, according to For the time being, neither will boss the other around (at least officially).
Apr-15-06  BIDMONFA: Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik


Apr-15-06  Bobak Zahmat: Congrats to Ms Atalik for winning the 7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
Apr-16-06  ahmadov: Congratulations to Katya!!! I think the marriage with Turkey's number one manifests itself in her performance.

Udachi vam Katya i Suat!

Apr-16-06  stanleys: Congratulations Ekaterina!You dind't steal your victory.Think you are capable of acheiving even more - your talent is obvious
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  keypusher: <Is this called a Reverse Alekhine?> Cute!
Oct-01-09  DarthStapler: This is the name of that dog in that show
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  Tabanus: 17th place, 2522 perf. and best woman in the 1st Negroponte Open (Greece) 9-17 August 2010:

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Nov-06-16  iking: Ftacnik, Lubomir - Atalik, Ekaterina


Suleymanpasa Municipality Int. GM Closed 2016 round 03

Nov-08-18  sonia91: She was on verge of eliminating former women's world champion Mariya Muzychuk from the Women's World Championship KO (2018), but lost the second game (Atalik won the first game with black) after a blunder in a winning position ad went on losing the rapid tiebreakers 0.5-1.5.
Feb-09-20  thegoodanarchist: How do you get your photo in an oval? Is that like a special cg treatment?

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