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Nikolai Kabanov
Number of games in database: 255
Years covered: 1997 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2460 (2406 rapid, 2376 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2535

Overall record: +73 -58 =45 (54.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 79 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (55) 
    B40 B31 B52 B50 B51
 French Defense (11) 
    C00 C02 C11 C18 C01
 Caro-Kann (7) 
    B12 B18 B10
 French (7) 
    C00 C11
 King's Indian Attack (6) 
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C78 C67 C77
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (23) 
    E61 E71 E70 E92 E94
 Philidor's Defense (16) 
 Sicilian (16) 
    B45 B30 B76 B40 B23
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A41 A45 D02 A46 A40
 Pirc (8) 
    B07 B08
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C64 C67 C63 C65 C78
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Grachev vs N Kabanov, 2007 0-1
   L Bruzon Batista vs N Kabanov, 2005 0-1
   N Kabanov vs D Gordievsky, 2013 1-0
   N Kabanov vs M Kaniansky, 2010 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Team Championship: Higher League (2009)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2006)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2012)
   Russian Team Championship (2011)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2008)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   European Club Cup (2012)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   European Club Cup (2011)

   🏆 23rd Voronezh Master Open
   I Iljiushenok vs N Kabanov (Jun-20-19) 1/2-1/2
   A Goganov vs N Kabanov (Jun-18-19) 1-0
   N Maiorov vs N Kabanov (Jun-15-19) 1-0
   N Kabanov vs B Belyakov (Dec-30-18) 0-1, blitz
   N Kabanov vs Abdullah F Khayat (Dec-30-18) 1-0, blitz

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(born Jan-22-1980, 41 years old) Russia

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GM in 2009. Equal first in the championship of the Ural region (Russia) in 2003, and in 2007. Kabanov qualified for the World Cup (2011) as a nominee of the Organising Committee, but lost his first round match to Czech super-GM David Navara.

Photo: ICC nick: Kabas

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 255  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Kabanov vs Navara 1-0341997Decin opB20 Sicilian
2. N Kabanov vs D Sermek  1-0321999Komercni Banka opB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
3. N Kabanov vs Beshukov  0-1392000Petroff Mem OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
4. Kupreichik vs N Kabanov  1-0582000Petroff MemorialC11 French
5. D Rybansky vs N Kabanov  ½-½412000KB Czech OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
6. N Kabanov vs Jirovsky  1-0362000KB Czech OpenB32 Sicilian
7. Potkin vs N Kabanov  ½-½262000KB Czech OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. N Kabanov vs A C Florean  0-1512000KB Czech OpenB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. T Luther vs N Kabanov  ½-½272000KB Czech OpenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
10. N Kabanov vs V Mirumian  1-0382000KB Czech OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
11. M Konopka vs N Kabanov  ½-½422000KB Czech OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
12. N Kabanov vs T Fogarasi  1-0612000KB Czech OpenA36 English
13. L Bruzon Batista vs N Kabanov  1-0422000World JuniorA10 English
14. A Gershon vs N Kabanov  1-0662000World JuniorE92 King's Indian
15. V Akobian vs N Kabanov  1-0362000Wch U20E61 King's Indian
16. N Kabanov vs V Kuznetsov  ½-½602001TCh-RUS Siberian ZoneA07 King's Indian Attack
17. V Gontcharov vs N Kabanov  0-1212001TCh-RUS Siberian ZoneB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
18. N Kabanov vs S Arkhipov  1-0452001TCh-RUS Siberian ZoneB30 Sicilian
19. V Outioupine vs N Kabanov  0-1302001TCh-RUS Siberian ZoneD02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. N Kabanov vs K Starosek  0-1312001TCh-RUS Siberian ZoneB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
21. Potkin vs N Kabanov  ½-½332004Aeroflot OpenB06 Robatsch
22. R Benda vs N Kabanov  0-1412005Pardubice op-CB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
23. N Kabanov vs T Studnicka  ½-½382005Czech OpenC42 Petrov Defense
24. M Frolik vs N Kabanov  ½-½542005Czech OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
25. N Kabanov vs K Malinovsky  1-0792005Czech OpenA04 Reti Opening
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  Tabanus: GM Nikolai Kabanov, Russia, born 22 January 1980. Now rated 2501,

GM in 2009. Rating peaks 2529 (2003) and 2532 (2008). ICC: Kabas

Champion of the Ural region (Russia) in 2003, and 2nd in 2007:


He is playing today 1st round in Khanty-Mansiysk in the 3rd World Cup (2009)

Aug-14-12  BinisladNaBugaong: Chess is a war of the nerves.
Jan-22-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Nikolai Kabanov.

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