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Evgeny Romanov
E Romanov 
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Number of games in database: 1,747
Years covered: 1990 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2599 (2524 rapid, 2482 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2662
Overall record: +587 -278 =595 (60.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 287 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (149) 
    B20 B90 B48 B30 B42
 Queen's Pawn Game (102) 
    D02 A45 A46 E00 D00
 English (66) 
    A13 A15 A14 A10 A16
 English, 1 c4 e5 (58) 
    A29 A20 A21 A27 A22
 King's Indian (36) 
    E77 E71 E73 E92 E62
 Ruy Lopez (35) 
    C78 C84 C67 C65 C91
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (130) 
    C60 C92 C77 C76 C96
 Sicilian (82) 
    B28 B42 B43 B41 B40
 Queen's Pawn Game (64) 
    D02 A50 E00 A45 A46
 Nimzo Indian (47) 
    E32 E46 E52 E20 E34
 Queen's Indian (42) 
    E15 E17 E12 E16 E13
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (41) 
    C92 C96 C95 C91 C84
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Galkin vs E Romanov, 2007 1/2-1/2
   E Blomqvist vs E Romanov, 2016 0-1
   S Volkov vs E Romanov, 2008 0-1
   E Romanov vs A Savickas, 2005 1/2-1/2
   E Romanov vs M Dufour, 1998 1-0
   A Permiakov vs E Romanov, 1999 0-1
   E Romanov vs J Giner Borras, 1998 1-0
   P Smirnov vs E Romanov, 2008 0-1
   A Baptista vs E Romanov, 1998 0-1
   P Marusenko vs E Romanov, 2015 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Sunway Sitges Open (2016)
   Chigorin Memorial (2016)
   European Championship (2013)
   Politiken Cup (2012)
   European Club Cup (2019)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2011)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   World Junior Championship (2007)
   European Championship (2011)
   World Junior Championship (2005)
   European Championship (2010)
   Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
   European Championship (2018)
   European Championship (2021)

   🏆 Dubai Open
   E Romanov vs Shrivatri Anuj (Jun-03-23) 0-1
   T Injac vs E Romanov (Jun-02-23) 1/2-1/2
   E Romanov vs A Bai (Jun-01-23) 1-0
   T Batchuluun vs E Romanov (May-31-23) 1/2-1/2
   E Romanov vs E Ohanyan (May-30-23) 0-1

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(born Nov-02-1988, 34 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Norway)
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International Master (2005); Grandmaster (2007); World U10 champion (1998); European U12/U14 champion (2000 and 2002). FIDE Senior Trainer (2021).


Romanov's three IM norms came from his results at the Aeroflot Open B in 2003, the Serpukhov International A in Russia in 2004 (where he also gained his first GM norm), and the Serpukhov International Tournament in 2005. His remaining GM norms arose from his results at the 2nd Arkhipov Memorial GM tournament in Russia in 2007 and in the Higher League Russian Championship later that year.

Standard Tournaments

He took 3rd place in the Kristiansund Grand Prix in Norway in August 2010 and outright first in the 2012 Cannes Open ahead of 5 players a half point behind in 2nd place, including Etienne Bacrot and Tigran Gharamian. In September 2013, he won the category 13 round robin LGA Premium Cup with 5/7. In July 2015, he was =2nd at the powerful Benasque tournament behind Baskaran Adhiban.


Romanov's results at the European Championship (2011) qualified him for the World Cup (2011), where he was eliminated in the first round by fellow Russian GM Boris Grachev. His =1st (3rd on tiebreak) at the European Championship (2013) qualified him to play in the World Cup (2013), where he lost his first round game to Anton Filippov and was eliminated from contention.

Wikipedia article: Evgeny Romanov (chess player)

Last updated: 2022-03-09 14:23:25

 page 1 of 70; games 1-25 of 1,747  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Zhikharev vs E Romanov  0-1351990Theme corrC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
2. T S Nguyen vs E Romanov  1-0441998Wch U10C45 Scotch Game
3. A Fier vs E Romanov  0-1501998Wch U10A05 Reti Opening
4. B Amin vs E Romanov  0-1531998Wch U10C62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
5. V Iotov vs E Romanov  ½-½351998Wch U10D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
6. V Neimer vs E Romanov  1-0531998EU-ch U10D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. A Baptista vs E Romanov 0-1301998EU-ch U10C50 Giuoco Piano
8. A Kasutins vs E Romanov  0-1441998EU-ch U10D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
9. M A Metzger vs E Romanov  1-0921998EU-ch U10D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
10. E Romanov vs A Gupta  1-0751998Wch U10B50 Sicilian
11. E Romanov vs Z Andriasian  1-0431998Wch U10B72 Sicilian, Dragon
12. E Romanov vs M Thiruchelvam  1-0491998Wch U10B12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. E Romanov vs J Giner Borras 1-0241998Wch U10C25 Vienna
14. E Romanov vs Karjakin  1-0501998Wch U10C41 Philidor Defense
15. E Romanov vs D Jojua  ½-½401998EU-ch U10C25 Vienna
16. E Romanov vs A Tukhaev  1-0511998EU-ch U10C29 Vienna Gambit
17. E Romanov vs M Dufour 1-0161998EU-ch U10C50 Giuoco Piano
18. E Romanov vs V Iotov  1-0681998EU-ch U10C41 Philidor Defense
19. E Romanov vs A Chernobay  0-1491998EU-ch U10B33 Sicilian
20. D Jojua vs E Romanov  ½-½291998Wch U10C53 Giuoco Piano
21. E Nalivajko vs E Romanov  ½-½391999RUS-ch U14D02 Queen's Pawn Game
22. P V Kovalev vs E Romanov  0-1331999RUS-ch U14A28 English
23. A Permiakov vs E Romanov 0-1411999RUS-ch U14C20 King's Pawn Game
24. D Frolyanov vs E Romanov  1-0351999RUS-ch U14C62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
25. Alexey Kuznetskov vs E Romanov  ½-½351999RUS-ch U14B32 Sicilian
 page 1 of 70; games 1-25 of 1,747  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-20-07  pawnofdoom: He's another one of the rising youngesters. He had a pretty good performance at the Junior champs this year, if I remember correctly. He's going to get to 2600 pretty soon, I guess.
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  Tabanus: GM Evgeny Romanov, Russia, born 14 February 1988. Now rated 2590,

IM in 2005, GM in 2007. Rated 2600 in March 2010.

IM and GM applications:

World U10 champion 1998, European U12/U14 champion 2000 and 2002.

Bio: (in Polish)

Pictures: (2009) (2005)

Placed 3rd in Kristiansund Grand Prix (Norway) 26-29 August 2010:

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  HeMateMe: With *that* last name, I'd watch my back...
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  perfidious: <HeMateMe: With *that* last name, I'd watch my back... >

The more so if someone called Yurovsky comes round, I should think, not to mention anyone by the surname of Ulyanov.

Aug-11-11  plimko: Evgeny rulez in Baku!

[Event "Baku Open 2011"]
[Site "Baku/Azerbaijan"]
[Date "2011.08.10"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Romanov, Evgeny"]
[Black "Andreikin, Dmitry"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A25"]
[WhiteElo "2624"]
[BlackElo "2696"]
[PlyCount "63"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
[TimeControl "5400+30"]

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. Nge2 h5 7. h3 h4 8. g4 f5 9. gxf5 gxf5 10. Rg1 f4 11. d4 Nge7 12. Bf3 Rg8 13. c5 Kf8 14. Bh5 Bh8 15. Qb3 Rxg1+ 16. Nxg1 d5 17. Nge2 exd4 18. Nxd5 Nxd5 19. Nxf4 Ne5 20. Nxd5 c6 21. Nf4 Qa5+ 22. Bd2 Qb5 23. Ng6+ Nxg6 24. Qf3+ Kg8 25. Bxg6 Be6 26. Qh5 Bg7 27. Qh7+ Kf8 28. Bh6 Qa5+ 29. b4 Qc7 30. Qh8+ Bg8 31. Bh7 Qf7 32. Bxg8 1-0

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Feb-14-14  BIDMONFA: Evgeny Romanov


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  Penguincw: Evgeny Romanov wins the 3rd Sunway Sitges International tournament.

Mar-09-22  Albertan: First Russian Grandmaster changes federation since ban:

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