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Mesgen Amanov
Number of games in database: 176
Years covered: 1999 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2436 (2507 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2541

Overall record: +75 -54 =47 (56.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    D02 A46 E10 A40
 King's Indian (10) 
    E63 E60 E62 E61 E92
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E15 E17 E16
 Slav (9) 
    D10 D15 D13 D17
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D79 D76 D78
 Sicilian (6) 
    B22 B94 B96 B45 B80
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (45) 
    B45 B90 B22 B23 B33
 Sicilian Najdorf (11) 
    B90 B93 B96 B91 B97
 Semi-Slav (10) 
    D45 D44 D43 D49
 Sicilian Taimanov (6) 
 Slav (5) 
    D11 D12 D10
 English (5) 
    A13 A18 A15 A14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Amanov vs B Kharchenko, 2008 1-0
   M Amanov vs Y Khatwani, 2002 1-0
   O Kuznetsova vs M Amanov, 1999 0-1
   M Amanov vs Robson, 2010 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   39th World Open (2011)
   Olympiad (2008)
   World Junior Championship (Boys) (2005)
   8th Dubai Open (2006)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   World Open (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   41st Annual World Open (2013)

   🏆 23rd Chicago Open
   M Amanov vs S Schmakel (May-25-14) 1/2-1/2
   M Amanov vs V Neimer (Jul-07-13) 0-1
   M Amanov vs M Cornejo (Jul-06-13) 1/2-1/2
   M Panchanathan vs M Amanov (Jul-06-13) 1-0
   M Amanov vs R Adamson (Jul-05-13) 1-0

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(born Sep-06-1986, 33 years old) Turkmenistan

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Grandmaster (2009). His peak Elo rating was 2541 in September 2011. He is a former junior champion of Turkmenistan. He later immigrated to the United States and now lives in the Chicago area.

References / Sources

(1) Wikipedia article: Mesgen Amanov (2) (podcast interview with Ben Johnson in May 2017).

Last updated: 2018-01-08 01:19:37

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 176  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Raicevic Jr vs M Amanov 1-0461999Artek ol U16A27 English, Three Knights System
2. O Kuznetsova vs M Amanov  0-1141999Artek ol U16B10 Caro-Kann
3. A Ubushiev vs M Amanov  0-1441999Artek ol U16B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
4. N Samakov vs M Amanov  ½-½432000Artek ol U16A48 King's Indian
5. S Simango vs M Amanov  1-0532000Artek ol U16C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. M Amanov vs V Bachin  0-1582001WYB18B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
7. M Amanov vs A Bagretsov 1-0282002Int Youth Games U16C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. M Amanov vs A Zabotin  0-1552002Int Youth Games U16E10 Queen's Pawn Game
9. M Amanov vs A Pashikian 1-0382002Int Youth Games U16D02 Queen's Pawn Game
10. A Kosov vs M Amanov  ½-½632002Int Youth Games U16B33 Sicilian
11. M Amanov vs S Davidov  ½-½582002Int Youth Games U16C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
12. B Savchenko vs M Amanov  1-0372002Int Youth Games U16B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
13. M Amanov vs V Fougerit  1-0462002St Lorrain op U18 4thC42 Petrov Defense
14. M Amanov vs B Regnier  1-0402002St Lorrain op U18 4thB33 Sicilian
15. S Maze vs M Amanov  1-0472002St Lorrain op U18 4thA04 Reti Opening
16. M Amanov vs Y Khatwani 1-0152002World ol U16B10 Caro-Kann
17. D Bourmistrov vs M Amanov  1-0392002World ol U16E73 King's Indian
18. M Amanov vs B Dew  1-0512002World ol U16D02 Queen's Pawn Game
19. M Y Yeo vs M Amanov  0-1332002World ol U16B33 Sicilian
20. M Amanov vs Lin Zach Han Kun  1-0472002World ol U16A48 King's Indian
21. M Amanov vs Z Amdouni  0-1642002World ol U16C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
22. M Amanov vs Areshchenko  0-1422002World ol U16B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. M Amanov vs N Samakov  ½-½262004Asian-ch U20E17 Queen's Indian
24. Van Huy Nguyen vs M Amanov  1-0432004Asian-ch U20B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
25. M Amanov vs M R Venkatesh  1-0482004Asian-ch U20D02 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: after reaching his peak at 2517, his rating dropped to 2486..

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Born 6 September 1986. He has been living in the USA, and played in several tournaments there. Friend and fellow of GM Yury Shulman.

GM application:

Biographies: (in English) (in Polish)


Placed 3rd in Chess960 Baden-Baden (Germany) 13-20 August 2010:

Nov-10-10  BIDMONFA: Mesgen Amanov

AMANOV, Mesgen

Premium Chessgames Member
  swordfish: Happy Birthday, GM Amanov. I believe he was winning the Illinois State Championship today.
Oct-07-11  4erkez: his rating is 2541, somebody please update bio!
Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: Crash and burn at the World Open (from Kevin Spraggett's website recently):

gm Amanov,Mesgen

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/ fm Shen,Arthur

22Na3+? 23.PxN! RxN 24.Qd4! 1-0!!

Black overlooked that after 24Qf6 25.Nh6+! wins the whole house! So a famous grandmaster goes under against a relatively unknown fmas Tarrasch pointed out: It is not enough to be a good player, you must also play well! Words worth their weight in salt!

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