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Soumya Swaminathan
Number of games in database: 259
Years covered: 2005 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2351 (2249 rapid, 2115 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2386

Overall record: +98 -94 =61 (50.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 6 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (49) 
    B90 B78 B94 B30 B48
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C78 C77 C84 C91 C90
 French Defense (15) 
    C16 C18 C11 C02 C10
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B90 B94 B91 B99 B97
 Caro-Kann (10) 
    B12 B18 B17
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B67 B65 B61 B63
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (56) 
    B67 B31 B62 B32 B56
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (12) 
    B67 B62
 Reti System (9) 
    A04 A05 A06
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B18 B12 B14
 Slav (9) 
    D12 D17 D10 D11
 Grunfeld (8) 
    D85 D94 D80 D81 D72
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Munguntuul vs S Swaminathan, 2007 0-1
   M Michna vs S Swaminathan, 2012 0-1
   A Zatonskih vs S Swaminathan, 2012 0-1
   D Bauer vs S Swaminathan, 2015 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   48th World Junior Championship (Girls) (2009)
   Asian Continental Championship (Women) (2016)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2007)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   World Team Chess Championship (Women) (2019)
   Women's World Team Championship (2015)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2012)
   FIDE Women's World Team Championship (2011)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2017)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   Chigorin Memorial (2017)
   Sharjah Masters (2018)
   London Chess Classic Open (2016)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)

   🏆 Aeroflot Open
   S Lobanov vs S Swaminathan (Feb-26-20) 1-0
   S Swaminathan vs V Karthik (Feb-25-20) 0-1
   Mihajlo Radovanovic vs S Swaminathan (Feb-24-20) 1/2-1/2
   S Swaminathan vs K Kozionov (Feb-23-20) 1/2-1/2
   L Moroni Jr vs S Swaminathan (Feb-22-20) 1-0

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(born Mar-21-1989, 31 years old) India

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She is a WGM. She won the 48th World Junior Championship (Girls) (2009). She competed in the Women's World Championship Knockout Tournament (2012), but lost in the first round to Indian GM Dronavalli Harika. Indian Women's Champion in 2010 and =1st (3rd on tiebreak) in 2013.

Wikipedia article: Swaminathan Soumya

Last updated: 2019-06-30 05:36:50

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 259  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Purtseladze vs S Swaminathan  1-0412005Wch U18 GirlsE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
2. Negi vs S Swaminathan  1-0422006Delhi, IndiaB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
3. S Swaminathan vs Shen Yang  0-1532006World Junior Championship (Girls)C78 Ruy Lopez
4. S Swaminathan vs E Frisk  1-0502006World Junior Championship (Girls)C07 French, Tarrasch
5. N Darbinyan vs S Swaminathan  0-1362006World Junior Championship (Girls)A04 Reti Opening
6. S Swaminathan vs V Papadopoulou  1-0472006World Junior Championship (Girls)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Zhang Jilin vs S Swaminathan  1-0462006World Junior Championship (Girls)B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. S Swaminathan vs L Alaverdyan  1-0252007World Junior Championship (Girls)B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
9. M Bokuchava vs S Swaminathan  0-1442007World Junior Championship (Girls)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
10. S Swaminathan vs S Guramishvili  0-1352007World Junior Championship (Girls)B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
11. N Darbinyan vs S Swaminathan  0-1532007World Junior Championship (Girls)E97 King's Indian
12. S Vega Gutierrez vs S Swaminathan  1-0332007World Junior Championship (Girls)B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
13. S Swaminathan vs J Zawadzka  0-1392007World Junior Championship (Girls)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. A Salvador vs S Swaminathan  0-1332007World Junior Championship (Girls)B20 Sicilian
15. S Swaminathan vs E Tairova  0-1362007World Junior Championship (Girls)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. S Limontaite vs S Swaminathan  ½-½862007World Junior Championship (Girls)E73 King's Indian
17. S Swaminathan vs L Martirosyan  1-0272007World Junior Championship (Girls)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
18. S Swaminathan vs A Kharatyan  1-0372007World Junior Championship (Girls)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. B Munguntuul vs S Swaminathan 0-11092007World Junior Championship (Girls)B41 Sicilian, Kan
20. S Swaminathan vs Ramteke Ishwar  1-0252008Commonwealth ChampionshipC41 Philidor Defense
21. O De Silva vs S Swaminathan  0-1322008Commonwealth ChampionshipE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
22. B Prince vs S Swaminathan  0-1332008Commonwealth ChampionshipB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
23. S Swaminathan vs S P Sethuraman  0-1372008Commonwealth ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. S Swaminathan vs Sundararajan  ½-½462008Commonwealth ChampionshipC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
25. P Konguvel vs S Swaminathan  1-0592008Commonwealth ChampionshipB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 259  PGN Download
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  whiteshark: Grandmaster title (WGM) approved to her at the 79th FIDE Congress which was held 16-26 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.


(She is from India)

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  Tabanus: Born in 1989. She won today the 48th World Junior Championship (Buenos Aires),


Nov-03-09  Ragh: Congrats on winning the World Junior Girls (U-20) title!
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  Open Defence: Congrats to the World Girls Junior Champ!!!
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  Open Defence: actually it should be Soumya Swaminathan..
Jan-17-10  jon01: She is playing Corus C 2010, let's see how she can handle much stronger opposition than in U-20 Girls WCh.
Jan-20-10  wolfmaster: Not too well, apparently...
Jan-23-10  jon01: Well, she is definitely the weakest player there indeed.
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  Willem Wallekers: Picture please ....!!!!
With her brightest smile ...
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  Tabanus: Smile :)

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  wordfunph: <Willem Wallekers: Picture please ....!!!! With her brightest smile ...>

Mar-21-12  BIDMONFA: Soumya Swaminathan

SOUMYA, Swaminathan

Dec-30-13  nolanryan: please try harder next time
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  HeMateMe: <>



Aug-21-14  waustad: She does have one of the great smiles in chess.
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  perfidious: Lovely indeed.
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  HeMateMe: I like picture no. 3--such innocence! And, she could probably still beat me, at age 3.
Dec-03-14  fisayo123: She's very beautiful indeed.
Jun-14-18  PivotalAnorak:

Miss Swaminathan 1 - Bearded scum 0

Oct-19-18  sonia91: She finally crossed 2400 in the October 2018 list, after good results in Barcelona, Spain and Trieste, Italy. This means she finally gains the IM title, as she already had the norms:
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  Penguincw: < Jan-23-10 jon01: Well, she is definitely the weakest player [at Corus C 2010] indeed. >

And she's also the lowest rated player (and only WGM) at Aeroflot 2020. However, she managed to hold GM Aryan Chopra to a draw in Round 1.

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