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Ildar Khairullin
I Khairullin 
Number of games in database: 752
Years covered: 2000 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2618 (2671 rapid, 2657 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2662

Overall record: +189 -73 =381 (59.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 109 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (76) 
    B90 B22 B42 B48 B51
 Ruy Lopez (33) 
    C78 C67 C65 C77 C92
 Slav (27) 
    D10 D11 D12 D14 D18
 King's Indian (25) 
    E90 E81 E95 E84 E70
 Queen's Gambit Declined (21) 
    D37 D35 D39 D31 D30
 Grunfeld (17) 
    D85 D94 D80 D90 D81
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B33 B48 B47 B30 B40
 Ruy Lopez (39) 
    C67 C95 C69 C78 C99
 Nimzo Indian (30) 
    E21 E46 E34 E54 E32
 Sicilian Taimanov (25) 
    B48 B47 B45 B46
 Slav (23) 
    D10 D12 D16 D11 D15
 Caro-Kann (21) 
    B12 B10 B13 B11 B18
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Voitsekhovsky vs I Khairullin, 2013 0-1
   I Khairullin vs S Vijayalakshmi, 2007 1-0
   I Khairullin vs S Novikov, 2005 1/2-1/2
   I Khairullin vs D Petrukhin, 2007 1-0
   I Khairullin vs J Gallagher, 2011 1-0
   I Khairullin vs Mamedyarov, 2012 1-0
   Dreev vs I Khairullin, 2007 0-1
   Efimenko vs I Khairullin, 2012 1/2-1/2
   I Khairullin vs R Svane, 2015 1-0
   I Khairullin vs Mamedyarov, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Moscow Open (2013)
   Chigorin Memorial (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2007)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2011)
   European Championship (2011)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2009)
   World Junior Championship (Boys) (2005)
   European Championship (2010)
   European Championship (2008)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Championship (2012)
   European Individual Championship (2014)
   European Club Cup (2017)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Championship (2013)

   🏆 European Club Cup
   A Valsecchi vs I Khairullin (Oct-14-17) 0-1
   M Roobol vs I Khairullin (Oct-12-17) 0-1
   I Khairullin vs Mikhalevski (Oct-11-17) 1/2-1/2
   I Khairullin vs M Palac (Oct-09-17) 1/2-1/2
   H Salo vs I Khairullin (Oct-08-17) 0-1

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(born Aug-22-1990, 30 years old) Russia
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GM Ildar Khairullin won the 2005 U-18 World Youth Chess Championship. He placed 17th in the 12th European Individual Championship (2011) with 7.5/11, a point from the lead, and thereby qualified for entry to the World Cup (2011), where he lost to Ni Hua in the first round in a rapid game tiebreaker. He was 4th at the 2015 Russian Higher League Championship and thereby qualified to compete in the Russian Superfinal in August 2015.

Wikipedia article: Ildar Khairullin

 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 752  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vachier-Lagrave vs I Khairullin  0-1242000Wch U10B01 Scandinavian
2. D Kirov vs I Khairullin 0-1692001WYB12B15 Caro-Kann
3. I Khairullin vs A Boukobza  1-0342001WYB12C05 French, Tarrasch
4. A Diamant vs I Khairullin  ½-½162001WYB12B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
5. I Khairullin vs I Gil Biag  1-0302001WYB12B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
6. A Susilodinata vs I Khairullin  ½-½232001WYB12B01 Scandinavian
7. I Khairullin vs Ngoc Truongson Nguyen  1-0242001WYB12B22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. I Khairullin vs Karjakin  ½-½402001WYB12B22 Sicilian, Alapin
9. Li Haoyu vs I Khairullin  ½-½262001WYB12B01 Scandinavian
10. I Khairullin vs Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½232001WYB12B22 Sicilian, Alapin
11. K Vijay vs I Khairullin  0-1702001WYB12A04 Reti Opening
12. I Khairullin vs R Jumabayev  ½-½542001WYB12B06 Robatsch
13. V A Loginov vs I Khairullin  1-04020024th Stage Russian CupE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. D Bocharov vs I Khairullin  0-13120024th Stage Russian CupA46 Queen's Pawn Game
15. I Khairullin vs A Akhmetov  ½-½4420024th Stage Russian CupB06 Robatsch
16. I Khairullin vs D Frolov  ½-½3020024th Stage Russian CupC42 Petrov Defense
17. Kostenko vs I Khairullin  ½-½4220024th Stage Russian CupA16 English
18. I Khairullin vs P Skatchkov 0-14320024th Stage Russian CupC40 King's Knight Opening
19. Carlsen vs I Khairullin  ½-½242002EU-ch U12B29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
20. I Khairullin vs Vachier-Lagrave  1-0382002Wch U12D94 Grunfeld
21. I Khairullin vs E Tairova  1-0332003Serpukhov-DB01 Scandinavian
22. A Kornev vs I Khairullin  1-0482003Russian ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. Kiriakov vs I Khairullin  1-0422003Russian ChampionshipA58 Benko Gambit
24. I Khairullin vs D Bocharov  ½-½452003Russian ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Aseev vs I Khairullin  ½-½292003Russian ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 752  PGN Download
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  Chnebelgrind: born Aug-22-1990 Russia
May-26-06  BIDMONFA: Ildar Khairullin


Dec-12-06  sapfy: It looks like Khairullin is currently undefeated for 42 straight games.

His last loss was on the 26. of July in the 6. round of the Czech Open against Mikhailo Oleksienko. Since then he has played (according to TWIC), the Russian Championship 1st League in Tomsk (nine games, including victories over Zvjaginsev and Motylev), World U-20 Ch. in Armenia (13 games), Essent Open (nine games), and the currently ongoing Russian Super Final (8 games), and of course rounds 7-9 of the Czech Open.

His current rating gain is 30.2, not including the ongoing Russian Ch. which probably won't be counted for the January list.

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  Peligroso Patzer: <sapfy: It looks like Khairullin is currently undefeated for 42 straight games.>

And now (two days later) he has lost two straight closely fought endgames. His loss today against Inarkiev in K+R+P vs. K+R (I Khairullin vs E Inarkiev, 2006) could have been averted if Khairullin had been one tempo faster getting his King in front of Black's passed b-pawn.

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  Troller: As far back as July 2003, the then still 12-year-old Khairullin was rated 2445. Today, 4 years later, his rating is 2544, which is of course better than most chess players, but rather disappointing considering his pre-teenage strength. To compare, Carlsen had 2450 on his last rating list before becoming a teenager.

However, Russian players have a tendency to break through a little later than Ukranian or Norwegian ones. Right now, Ildar Khairullin is playing in the Moscow Open; maybe this will be his big tournament.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Troller: Status 15 months after my last comment: Ildar now has 2606 on the rating list and rising. I'll check back in 2010 to see if he has crossed 2650.
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  wordfunph: his peak at 2620..

he turns 20 today, happy birthday Ildar!

Aug-22-12  brankat: And now it is 22 ;-)

Happy Birthday!

Jun-07-13  fisayo123: A promising Russian player. Watch out for him in the future.
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  alexmagnus: < A promising Russian player. Watch out for him in the future.>

Being born 1990 makes things difficult for promising players, as there are already too many players born exactly this year who fulfilled most of the promise they made :D

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Congrats to Ildar Khairullin for joining the top 100 live ratings, as a win (yesterday) over Makhmutov (2462) with white at the Russian League secured that.

Khairullin is now the 7th player in the Top 100 to be 24 years old, and also 9th highest rated player born in 1990. ;)

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  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to Ildar Khairullin! He tied for last place in the Russian Superfinal w/ Motylev & he only won 1 game. Although his win was against Motylev & Motylev didn't win a single game in this tourney so at least Khairullin can "feel" like he did slightly better than him in this tournament.

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