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Farai Mandizha
Number of games in database: 69
Years covered: 2004 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2377 (2418 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2415

Overall record: +29 -28 =12 (50.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A46 A41 D02 A40
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D44 D43
 King's Indian (4) 
    E60 E99 E98
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (8) 
    B28 B92 B87 B56 B30
 French Defense (4) 
    C03 C01 C18 C16
 King's Indian (4) 
    E67 E61
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Aydincelebi vs F Mandizha, 2012 0-1
   M Alberto vs F Mandizha, 2005 0-1
   F Mandizha vs M Oussedik, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   Foxwoods Open (2009)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)

   🏆 New York Winter GMB
   B Jacobson vs F Mandizha (Jan-17-22) 1-0
   H Gabuzyan vs F Mandizha (Aug-22-19) 1-0
   F Mandizha vs B Jacobson (Sep-02-18) 1-0
   J Banawa vs F Mandizha (Aug-31-18) 0-1
   Xiong vs F Mandizha (Aug-17-18) 1-0

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(born Feb-14-1985, 38 years old) Zimbabwe

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International Master

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L D'Costa vs F Mandizha  1-0452004Wch U20B03 Alekhine's Defense
2. F Mandizha vs D Amini 0-1782005African Individual ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
3. M Alberto vs F Mandizha 0-1862005African Individual ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
4. F Mandizha vs D van den Heever  0-1522005African Individual ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. T Mbambara vs F Mandizha  0-1602005African Individual ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
6. F Mandizha vs K Solomon  0-1532005African Individual ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. S Masango vs F Mandizha  0-1382005African Individual ChampionshipE61 King's Indian
8. F Mandizha vs I Andrade 1-0462005African Individual ChampionshipE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
9. M Elgabry vs F Mandizha  0-1482005African Individual ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
10. F Mandizha vs S Chumfwa  0-1322005African Individual ChampionshipE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
11. J Gallagher vs F Mandizha  1-0282006Foxwoods opC16 French, Winawer
12. F Mandizha vs M Mulyar  1-051200634th World OpenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. F Mandizha vs D Strenzwilk  ½-½712009Foxwoods OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. Lenderman vs F Mandizha  1-0222009Foxwoods OpenE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
15. F Mandizha vs M Dougherty  1-0652009Foxwoods OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
16. F Mandizha vs Robson 1-0402009Foxwoods OpenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. F Mandizha vs Fressinet 0-1562012Istanbul OlympiadA04 Reti Opening
18. K Aydincelebi vs F Mandizha 0-1242012Istanbul OlympiadB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
19. F Mandizha vs D Svetushkin 1-0462012Istanbul OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
20. F Mandizha vs A Adly  0-1772012Istanbul OlympiadD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. B Eiti vs F Mandizha  0-1522012Istanbul OlympiadA40 Queen's Pawn Game
22. F Mandizha vs M Crosa Coll  1-0422012Istanbul OlympiadA48 King's Indian
23. D Sharavdorj vs F Mandizha  1-0402012Istanbul OlympiadA90 Dutch
24. F Mandizha vs Z Rahman  1-0632012Istanbul OlympiadA00 Uncommon Opening
25. F Mandizha vs J Pitterson  1-0552012Istanbul OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-18-06  Poisonpawns: This guy from Zimbabwe demolished Nakanura at Foxwoods open earlier this year:

Queen's Pawn A40

Mandizha F. (2308)
Nakamura H. (2755)

Foxwoods Open (1)
Ledyards, Ct, 2006

1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 Ne7 6. Qf3 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Bd3 O-O 9. Ne2 Ba6 10. Bc2 Ng6 11. h4 Re8 12. h5 Nf8 13. Ba3 c5 14. O-O cxd4 15. cxd4 Nbd7 16. Rfc1 Bxe2 17. Qxe2 Qg5 18. Ba4 Re4 19. Rc7 Nc5?? 20. Qf3 20... Nce6? 21. Rxf7 g6 22. Bc6 Rc8 23. Rxa7

Jul-19-06  A.Alekhine: Must be Naka getting overconfident fighting an unknown which result in his loss
Aug-22-07  kabelo: well he is not unkwown really, watch him in world cup, russia nov 2007
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: Does he live in the US now?
Jan-23-11  notyetagm: Here is a *wicked* attacking game by IM-elect Mandizha:

33 ?

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33 h4-h5+! 1-0 <blocking: h5>

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Liberty Bell Open, Philadelphia 2011
White: Mandizha, Farai
Black: Stuart S Finney

1.g3 d5 2.Bg2 Nf6 3.Nf3 e6 4.O-O Be7 5.d3 O-O 6.Nbd2 c5 7.a4 Nc6 8.Re1 Qc7 9.e4 b6 10.Qe2 Bb7 11.e5 Nd7 12.c3 a6 13.Nf1 b5 14.h4 Nb6 15.axb5 axb5 16.Rxa8 Rxa8 17.N1h2 b4 18.Ng4 Ra2 19.cxb4 Nxb4 20.Bf4 Ba6 21.Nf6+ Bxf6 22.exf6 Qd8 23.Ne5 gxf6 24.Qg4+ Kf8 25.Bh6+ Ke7 26.Nxf7 Qc8 27.Qg7 Kd7 28.Rxe6 Kxe6 29.Bh3+ f5 30.Bxf5+ Kxf5 31.Qe5+ Kg6 32.Nd6 Qg4 33.h5+ 1-0

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Jul-10-16  Moszkowski012273: Watched a buddy beat up on him at some three minute blitz last night............Go Carlos!

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