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Joanna Majdan
Number of games in database: 211
Years covered: 2001 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2325 (2217 rapid, 2249 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2420

Overall record: +97 -54 =52 (60.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 8 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (50) 
    B32 B43 B84 B45 B47
 French Defense (11) 
    C03 C11 C05 C10 C07
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C91 C78 C84 C77 C88
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B18 B12 B13 B15 B10
 Sicilian Kan (7) 
    B43 B42
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (6) 
    C84 C91 C88 C96
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B22 B56 B42 B90 B67
 Modern Benoni (8) 
    A57 A70 A60 A65
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A41 A46 A40
 Sicilian Najdorf (6) 
    B90 B92 B93
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
 Sicilian Kan (5) 
    B42 B41
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Majdan-Gajewska vs L Rogule, 2006 1-0
   J Majdan-Gajewska vs M Coimbra, 2008 1-0
   J Majdan-Gajewska vs K Amerika, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dresden Olympiad (Women) (2008)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2009)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Yinzhou Cup Women World Teams (2009)
   World Team Chess Championship (Women) (2017)
   10th European Individual Women's Championship (2009)
   7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2013)
   European Individual Women's Championship (2013)
   Turin Olympiad (Women) (2006)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2015)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)
   European Individual Championship (Women) (2010)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   European Championship (Women) (2019)

   🏆 European Team Championship (Women)
   J Majdan vs N Donghvani (Nov-02-19) 1-0
   J Majdan vs A Kashlinskaya (Oct-31-19) 0-1
   J Majdan vs S Vajda (Oct-26-19) 0-1
   I Makka vs J Majdan (Oct-24-19) 1-0
   J Majdan vs V Chernyak (Apr-22-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-09-1988, 33 years old) Poland

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Joanna Majdan, who holds the title of WGM, is a multiple medalist in Polish and world junior championship events. In 2008, she finished 2nd at the Polish Championship in Krakow, and won a medal at the Dresden Olympiad for the best individual result on 4th board (9.5/11) while playing for the fifth place Polish team.

Some other results in international competition include: 4th place, U14 WCh., Heraklio Greece 2002; 2nd place, U16 WCh., Heraklio Greece 2004, and 2nd place, U18 WCh., Belfort France 2005.

Currently, she studies journalism in her hometown of Koszalin.

Wikipedia article: Joanna Majdan-Gajewska

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 211  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Polishchuk vs J Majdan  1-0502001Kochan Memorial OpenA25 English
2. L Stanczyk vs J Majdan  0-1552001Kochan Memorial OpenA20 English
3. J Majdan vs R Sokolowski  0-1302001Kochan Memorial OpenB44 Sicilian
4. J Majdan vs P Polkowski 1-0542001Kochan Memorial OpenC54 Giuoco Piano
5. M Dluzniewski vs J Majdan  1-0602001Kochan Memorial OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
6. J Majdan vs I Moryc  0-1292001Kochan Memorial OpenB33 Sicilian
7. T Olenderek vs J Majdan  1-0472001Kochan Memorial OpenD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. B Baran vs J Majdan  0-1552001Kochan Memorial OpenB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
9. J Majdan vs M Maslowski  ½-½192001Kochan Memorial OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
10. J Majdan vs Wojtaszek  0-132200420th Cappelle la GrandeB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. J Majdan vs B Munguntuul  0-1362005Wch U18 GirlsB83 Sicilian
12. J Zawadzka vs J Majdan  0-1472005Wch U18 GirlsB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
13. J Majdan vs S Melia 1-0362005Wch U18 GirlsB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
14. J Majdan vs Stefansson  1-05120055th Amplico AIG LifeB42 Sicilian, Kan
15. M Bartel vs J Majdan 1-02920055th Amplico AIG LifeA00 Uncommon Opening
16. Z Cibickova vs J Majdan  ½-½55200635th Greek Team ChampionshipB57 Sicilian
17. M Bartel vs J Majdan  0-1652006Polish women championshipE60 King's Indian Defense
18. S Tulay vs J Majdan  0-1222006European Championship (Women)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
19. J Majdan vs S Melia  0-1562006European Championship (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
20. S Cherednichenko vs J Majdan  0-1402006European Championship (Women)A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
21. J Majdan vs A Stefanova  1-0472006European Championship (Women)C78 Ruy Lopez
22. E Atalik vs J Majdan 1-0332006European Championship (Women)A57 Benko Gambit
23. J Majdan vs Khurtsidze  ½-½352006European Championship (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
24. E Sedina vs J Majdan 1-0342006European Championship (Women)A00 Uncommon Opening
25. J Majdan vs A Gavasheli  1-0222006European Championship (Women)B01 Scandinavian
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  whiteshark: Joanna Majdan @ Dresden 2008:
Nov-17-08  slomarko: Joanna won 4 out of 4 so far for a rating perfomance of 2839. and the games were cool too.

[Event "38th Olympiad w"]
[Site "Dresden GER"]
[Date "2008.11.13"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Newrkla,K"]
[Black "Majdan,J"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2071"]
[BlackElo "2284"]
[EventDate "2008.11.13"]
[ECO "B33"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nb3 Nf6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Bd3 a6 8. O-O Be7 9. Qe2 d6 10. a4 h5 11. a5 Qc7 12. Bd2 h4 13. f4 Nh5 14. Na4 Bf6 15. Nb6 Rb8 16. Nc4 Bd7 17. Be3 Be7 18. Bb6 Qc8 19. e5 d5 20. Nd6+ Bxd6 21. exd6 Kf8 22. Nc5 Nf6 23. c4 h3 24. g3 Kg8 25. Rfc1 d4 26. Ne4 Ne8 27. Bc5 e5 28. fxe5 Bg4 29. Qc2 Nxe5 30. b4 f5 31. Nd2 Qc6 32. Bf1 Nxd6 33. Bxd4 Nf3+ 34. Nxf3 Bxf3 35. Ra3 Be4 36. Qd2 Nf7 37. Qf4 Rd8 38. Bb6 Re8 39. b5 Qf6 40. Rd1 Qb2 41. Re3 Qc2 42. Rde1 Rh6 43. Bd4 Rd8 44. R3e2 Qa4 45. Bc3 Qa3 46. Re3 Qc5 47. Qf2 Ng5 48. R1e2 Rhd6 49. Rb2 Rd1 50. Bb4 Qxc4 51. Be7 Bg2 52. Re1 Rxe1 53. Qxe1 Qd4+ white resigns <because of 54.Rf2 Nf3 checkmate!>

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[Event "38th Olympiad w"]
[Site "Dresden GER"]
[Date "2008.11.14"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Hoang Thi Bao Tram"]
[Black "Majdan,J"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2250"]
[BlackElo "2284"]
[EventDate "2008.11.13"]
[ECO "E97"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 f6 10. Bc1 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nxd4 12. Qxd4 f5 13. Qd5+ Kh8 14. exf5 Rxf5 15. Qe4 Re5 16. Qf4 Nh6 17. Bd3 Rh5 18. Be3 Bf5 19. Be2 Rh4 20. Qg3 Ng4 21. Bxg4 Rxg4 22. Qf3 Rxc4 23. Qxb7 Rb8 24. Qd5 Qg8 25. Qa5 c6 26. Ne2 Qd8 27. Qxd8+ Rxd8 28. Rac1 Bd3 29. Rfe1 d5 30. Nf4 Bf5 31. b3 Rxc1 32. Rxc1 d4 33. Bd2 Rc8 34. h3 h5 35. b4 Kh7 36. Rc5 h4 37. Kf1 Bh6 38. Re5 Bg5 39. Ke2 d3+ 40. Kd1 Bf6 41. Ra5 Rc7 42. Be3 Rd7 43. Kd2 Bd4 44. Bxd4 Rxd4 45. g3 Kh6 46. Ra3 g5 47. Nxd3

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47...g4! 48. hxg4 h3 49. gxf5 h2 50. Ke3 Rd7 51.Ne5 h1=Q 52. Rc3 Qe1+ 0-1

[Event "38th Olympiad w"]
[Site "Dresden GER"]
[Date "2008.11.15"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Majdan,J"]
[Black "Mendoza Velazquez,L"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2284"]
[BlackElo "2015"]
[EventDate "2008.11.13"]
[ECO "B06"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 c5 4. dxc5 Qa5+ 5. c3 Qxc5 6. Na3 Nf6 7. Be3 Qc7 8. Nb5 Qd8 9. Bf4 d6 10. e5 Nh5 11. Bg5 f6 12. exd6 O-O 13. Bc4+ e6 14. Be3 f5 15. Nc7 f4 16. Bc1 b5 17. Bb3 Bb7 18. O-O Kh8 19. Nxe6 Qf6 20. Nxf8 Bxf8 21. d7 Nc6 22. Qd5 Be7 23. Re1 Ng7 24. Nd4 a6 25. Qe4 Bc5 26. Bd5 Bxd4 27.cxd4 g5 28. Bd2 Rd8 29. Rac1 Rxd7 30. Bxc6 Rxd4 31. Bc3 Rxe4 32. Bxf6 Rxe1+ 33. Rxe1 Bxc6 34. Re7 1-0

[Event "38th Olympiad w"]
[Site "Dresden GER"]
[Date "2008.11.16"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Majdan,J"]
[Black "Benderac,A"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2284"]
[BlackElo "2310"]
[EventDate "2008.11.13"]
[ECO "C10"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Bd3 c5 8. Be3 Nd5 9. Qe2 Nxe3 10. fxe3 Bd6 11. Bb5+ Ke7 12. O-O Bd7 13. dxc5 Bb8 14. Rad1 Bxb5 15. Qxb5 Qc8 16. c6 bxc6 17. Qg5+ Ke8 18. Qxg7 Rf8 19. Ng5 Qc7

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20. Qxf8+! Kxf8 21. Nxe6+ 1-0

Nov-17-08  sallom89: In that picture she reminds me of Judit Polgar.
Nov-19-08  masterwojtek: Young Polish Judit Polgar!
Dec-04-08  masterwojtek: WIM Joanna Majdan of Poland, 2284, gained 66.9 at the 2008 Chess Olympiad in Dresden. Score 9.5 out of 11 on board 4.
(performance: 2621)


Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Biography of Joanna Majdan

Birthdate 9-6-1988
Nationality Poland
Elo (01-07-2009) WGM 2382

Joanna Majdan is a multiple Polish and world junior championship medalist. She finished on the 2nd place in he Polish Championship in Krakow and she was the member of the Polish team in Dresden Olympiad 2008. The selected team finished on the 5th place while Joanna individual result 9,5/11 was the best performance on the board 4th.

Actually she lives and studies journalism in her hometown Kosalin.

Best results: U14 WCh. Heraklio Greece 2002 4th place, U16 WCh. Heraklio Greece 2004 2nd place, U18 WCh. Belfort France 2005 3rd place, Polish Ch. Krakow 2008 2nd place


Oct-03-09  slomarko: Just a small correction, her home time is Koszalin.

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