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Vadim Malakhatko
  
Number of games in database: 1,228
Years covered: 1996 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2488 (2469 rapid, 2405 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2633

Overall record: +547 -175 =452 (65.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 54 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (71) 
    E97 E94 E91 E81 E95
 Queen's Indian (56) 
    E12 E15 E17 E13 E16
 Queen's Gambit Declined (49) 
    D37 D38 D30 D31 D39
 Slav (48) 
    D10 D11 D15 D17 D13
 English (41) 
    A10 A14 A15 A11 A13
 Semi-Slav (40) 
    D45 D47 D44 D46 D48
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (116) 
    B33 B45 B48 B40 B22
 French Defense (110) 
    C07 C11 C01 C02 C00
 Slav (65) 
    D10 D12 D11 D16 D17
 Queen's Pawn Game (50) 
    A46 E00 A45 D02 A40
 Sicilian Taimanov (40) 
    B45 B48 B47 B49
 French Tarrasch (36) 
    C07 C04
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Y Solodovnichenko vs V Malakhatko, 2001 0-1
   V Shishkin vs V Malakhatko, 2001 0-1
   V Malakhatko vs K Nemcova, 2008 1-0
   V Malakhatko vs G Welling, 2009 1-0
   O G Blanco vs V Malakhatko, 2008 0-1
   V Malakhatko vs Speelman, 2007 1-0
   A R Andersen vs V Malakhatko, 2004 0-1
   V Malakhatko vs S Midoux, 2004 1-0
   S Melia vs V Malakhatko, 2007 0-1
   Mamedyarov vs V Malakhatko, 2006 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Kiev Championship (1999)
   Politiken Cup (2006)
   Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
   Dubai Open (2010)
   Baku Chess Festival (2007)
   Ramadan Master Open (2010)
   Arctic Chess Challenge (2009)
   European Championship (2001)
   Gibraltar Masters (2010)
   GRENKE Chess Open (2018)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2014)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Championship (2002)
   13th Dubai Open (2011)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1997 World Junior chess championship by gauer
   Sicilian Four Knights' by diegoggil
   Sicilian Four Knights' by Xmas elf

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 18th Vasylyshyn GM
   V Malakhatko vs Neverov (Dec-09-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Malakhatko vs Bardiya Daneshvar (Nov-20-21) 1/2-1/2
   P Gasimov vs V Malakhatko (Nov-17-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Asadli vs V Malakhatko (Oct-22-21) 1-0
   V Malakhatko vs M Iskandarov (Oct-21-21) 1/2-1/2

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VADIM MALAKHATKO
(born Mar-22-1977, 45 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Belgium)

[what is this?]
In 1999 GM Vadim Malakhatko won the championship of Kiev. Tied for 1st place in Krakow open (Poland). Finished 2nd in Alushta GM tournament (Ukraine). Got 2nd place in the very strong Poland Grand Prix (obtaining 2nd place in Swidnica open, also 2nd in Bydgocz open, tied for first in Polanica Zdroj).

In 2000 he finished 5th in the zonal tournament in Ordzhenekidze.

In the year 2001 he tied for 1st in the strong GM tournament in Kiev. Same year he finished 14th in the individual European Chess Championship among men in Ohrid (Macedonia). With the Ukrainian National Team he became World Champion at the World Team Championship.

Recently (in January 2006) Malakhatko won a strong open tournament in Basel (Switzerland).

One of his most memorable games was played during Kiev chess championship against Alexey Mazurok. You can see the game here V Malakhatko vs A Mazurok, 2000. Married to WIM Anna Zozulia. Winner of the Arcapita Open (Bahrain) 2009: http://www.chess-results.com/tnr190...

Wikipedia article: Vadim Malakhatko


 page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,238  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Malakhatko vs E Shaposhnikov  1-0601996Yalta opD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. R Kozel vs V Malakhatko  0-1431996Yalta opC02 French, Advance
3. V Malakhatko vs M Kobalia ½-½531996Yalta opA04 Reti Opening
4. A Zakharchenko vs V Malakhatko  ½-½451996Yalta opA12 English with b3
5. V Malakhatko vs G Plomp  1-0301996BEL-chT 1996/97A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
6. O Chaika vs V Malakhatko  0-1401996Yalta opC02 French, Advance
7. N Kushch vs V Malakhatko  0-1461996Yalta opD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. V Malakhatko vs A Chehlov  1-0501996Yalta opA07 King's Indian Attack
9. V Malakhatko vs I Varitski  0-1391996Yalta opA07 King's Indian Attack
10. V Malakhatko vs N Zhukova  ½-½371996Yalta opD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
11. V Moskalenko vs V Malakhatko  1-0381996Yalta opA57 Benko Gambit
12. V Malakhatko vs A Aleksandrov  0-1631997Minsk opE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
13. S Ovsejevitsch vs V Malakhatko  1-0351997UKR-ch20E15 Queen's Indian
14. V Malakhatko vs R Kozel  0-1671997UKR-ch20E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
15. V Malakhatko vs N Belichev  1-0411997UKR-ch20D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. V Malakhatko vs Malisauskas  ½-½531997Minsk opA04 Reti Opening
17. M Feygin vs V Malakhatko  1-0391997Minsk opB03 Alekhine's Defense
18. J Moreira Romero vs V Malakhatko  0-1411997World Junior ChampionshipA24 English, Bremen System with ...g6
19. V Malakhatko vs V Malikgulyew  ½-½241997World Junior ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. Movsesian vs V Malakhatko 1-0281997World Junior ChampionshipC16 French, Winawer
21. V Malakhatko vs Li Shilong  0-1661997World Junior ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. Sarakauskas vs V Malakhatko  0-1661997World Junior ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
23. V Malakhatko vs Bunzmann  0-1311997World Junior ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
24. A Bagheri vs V Malakhatko  1-0571997World Junior ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. V Malakhatko vs A Ho  1-0391997World Junior ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
 page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,238  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-01-04  siggemannen: modern players playing Benoni/Benko deserve respect even if i don't know much about this particular dude
Dec-01-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  mahmoudkubba: <siggemannen>:and why is that?? Is there is any especialty in Benoni/Benko when playing in Black?? please explaine to me
Dec-01-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  mahmoudkubba: <siggemannen>:Or is it because u love Benoni/Benko so much for example that u can't deserve writing about both of them when playing on black!! (chessical ones=!!)??
Dec-02-04  siggemannen: <mahmoudkubba> Well, yeah, I love those openings, not the boring Nimzoopenings everyone is playing. Also, who plays benoni plays for the win or loss and that i like most
Feb-07-06  BIDMONFA: Vadim Malakhatko

MALAKHATKO, Vadim
http://www.bidmonfa.com/malakhatko_...
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Feb-07-06  Belezky: Vadim Malakhatko - strong Grandmaster from the capital of Ukraine - Kiev (Kyiv in Ukrainian transcription)...

During the year 1999 Vadim Malakhatko Won the championship of Kiev. Tied for 1st place in Krakow open (Poland). Finished 2nd in Alushta GM tournament (Ukraine). Got 2nd place in very strong Poland Grand Prix (obtaining 2nd place in Swidnica open, also 2nd in Bydgocz open, tied for first in Polanica Zdroj).

in the year 2000 he finished 5th in the zonal tournament in Ordzhenekidze (to my mind the strongest tournaments in Ukraine ever held).

In the year 2001 he tied for 1st in the strong GM tournament in Kiev. Same year he finished 14th in the individual European Chess Championship among men in Ohrid (Macedonia). With the Ukrianian National Team he became the World Champion at the World Team Championship.

Recently (in January 2006) Malakhatko won strong open tournament in Basel (Switzerland)...

One of his most memorable games was played during Kiev chess championship against strong master (currently an International Master) - Alexey Mazurok.

http://www.malahatko.openua.net

Jul-17-09  BoardLord: Malakhatko will participate in this years Arctic Chess Challenge in Tromsø, Norway. In connection with this I have written a profile of him that you can read at my blog Sjakkfantomet. It's in English. http://sjakkfantomet.blogg.no/12478...
Nov-03-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He ended 11th in Arctic Chess Challenge. Married to IM Anna Zozulia. Winner of the Arcapita Open (Bahrain) 2009:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr190...

Jul-26-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: 6th yesterday in the Miguel Najdorf Memorial (Warsaw Poland) 17-25 July 2010:

http://www.poloniachess.pl/najdorf2...

Mar-22-15  gars: Let's not forget Larry Evans, Edmar Mednis and Jan Smejkal, all of them born today

Tomorrow is Korchnoi's birthday and the day after tomorrow is V.V.Smyslov's.

Feb-01-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: (in July 2018)

GM Malakhatko won the Lueneburg tournament (A group) with 8/9, edging out top seeded GM Vorobiov by half a point.

https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-t...

Mar-22-19  gars: Let's not forget Larry Evans, Edmar Mednis and Jan Smejkal, all of them born today Tomorrow is Korchnoi's birthday and the day after tomorrow is V.V.Smyslov's.

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