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Vladimir Baklan
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Number of games in database: 603
Years covered: 1992 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2587 (2650 rapid, 2596 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2656

Overall record: +227 -56 =297 (64.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 23 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (142) 
    B30 B90 B22 B43 B40
 Ruy Lopez (37) 
    C78 C84 C67 C77 C69
 French Defense (33) 
    C18 C02 C10 C03 C12
 Sicilian Najdorf (24) 
    B90 B91 B96 B92 B94
 Caro-Kann (22) 
    B12 B18 B17 B16
 Scotch Game (18) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (86) 
    B67 B56 B22 B50 B31
 French Defense (47) 
    C11 C07 C03 C01 C10
 King's Indian (40) 
    E94 E62 E73 E97 E80
 Queen's Indian (31) 
    E12 E15 E17 E14 E16
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (28) 
    B67 B62 B63 B61 B65
 French (21) 
    C11 C12 C10 C13
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Volokitin vs Baklan, 2014 0-1
   Baklan vs V Spasov, 2008 1-0
   Baklan vs Delchev, 2000 1-0
   H Wagner vs Baklan, 2017 0-1
   Baklan vs Arencibia Rodriguez, 2001 1-0
   Shabalov vs Baklan, 2009 0-1
   V Gashimov vs Baklan, 2001 0-1
   Baklan vs T Bromann, 2010 1-0
   Baklan vs K Pretterhofer, 2013 1-0
   S Stoeri vs Baklan, 2016 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2000)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Sunway Sitges Open (2014)
   Bundesliga 2006/07 (2006)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   French Team Championship (2014)
   Reykjavik Open (2010)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   15th Unive Open (2011)
   European Championship (2008)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2006)
   14th Dubai Open (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   European Championship (2002)
   European Team Championship (2003)
   European Individual Championship (2022)

   🏆 European Individual Championship
   Baklan vs M A Maurizzi (Apr-05-22) 1-0
   R Samadov vs Baklan (Apr-04-22) 1/2-1/2
   Baklan vs M Tratar (Apr-03-22) 1-0
   K Juksta vs Baklan (Apr-02-22) 0-1
   Baklan vs T Stoyanov (Apr-01-22) 0-1

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(born Feb-25-1978, 44 years old) Ukraine
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GM (1998) Vladimir Olegovich Baklan. Champion of Ukraine in 1997 and 1998.

Wikipedia article: Vladimir Baklan

Last updated: 2018-03-11 22:35:10

 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 656  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Vescovi vs Baklan  1-0531992Wch U14A57 Benko Gambit
2. S Ovsejevitsch vs Baklan  ½-½261992URS-ch U18E97 King's Indian
3. Svidler vs Baklan  1-0421992URS-ch U18C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
4. Baklan vs Leko  0-1531992Wch U14B30 Sicilian
5. Shaked vs Baklan  0-1461992Wch U14B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
6. Baklan vs Turov  1-0551992Wch U14B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
7. H Stevic vs Baklan  0-1491993EU-ch U16C03 French, Tarrasch
8. T Gelashvili vs Baklan  0-1351993EU-ch U16C18 French, Winawer
9. G Vescovi vs Baklan  1-0441994Wch U16C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
10. E Dervishi vs Baklan  0-1391994Wch U16B03 Alekhine's Defense
11. Baklan vs Leko  0-1511994Wch U16B40 Sicilian
12. Baklan vs Y Kruppa  ½-½111995Platonov memC02 French, Advance
13. Timoshenko vs Baklan  ½-½501995Platonov memB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
14. Baklan vs J Stocek  1-0491995EU-ch U18B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
15. J Brenninkmeijer vs Baklan  1-0481996Koop Tjuchem opA57 Benko Gambit
16. Y Kruppa vs Baklan  ½-½311997Momotov memA33 English, Symmetrical
17. Baklan vs Smejkal  1-0441997Bundesliga 1997/98C45 Scotch Game
18. J Hellsten vs Baklan  0-1371997Bundesliga 1997/98A57 Benko Gambit
19. V Golod vs Baklan  ½-½221997Berliner Sommer 15thC02 French, Advance
20. Baklan vs Timoshenko  ½-½221997Momotov memB30 Sicilian
21. Yusupov vs Baklan 0-1441997Bundesliga 1997/98A59 Benko Gambit
22. Baklan vs A Raetsky  1-0291997Cappelle op 13thD02 Queen's Pawn Game
23. Baklan vs Knaak  ½-½361997Bundesliga 1997/98C07 French, Tarrasch
24. Baklan vs Kasimdzhanov  ½-½421997Cappelle op 13thB50 Sicilian
25. T Balogh vs Baklan  ½-½131997World Junior ChampionshipA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 656  PGN Download
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