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Elena Sedina
E Sedina 
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Number of games in database: 558
Years covered: 1992 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2299 (2264 rapid, 2260 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2425

Overall record: +163 -134 =193 (53.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 68 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (128) 
    B40 B51 B30 B31 B27
 French Defense (37) 
    C02 C03 C01 C00 C11
 Caro-Kann (21) 
    B10 B18 B13 B12 B17
 Giuoco Piano (15) 
    C50 C53
 King's Indian Attack (13) 
 Scandinavian (11) 
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (108) 
    C11 C01 C09 C02 C00
 Slav (68) 
    D10 D17 D12 D11 D15
 French (30) 
    C11 C00 C10 C13
 French Tarrasch (30) 
    C09 C07 C03 C04 C05
 French Winawer (21) 
    C18 C17 C15 C19
 King's Indian Attack (15) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Sedina vs S Tkeshelashvili, 2003 1-0
   E Sedina vs J Majdan, 2006 1-0
   K Dolzhykova vs E Sedina, 2009 1/2-1/2
   A Skripchenko vs E Sedina, 2005 1/2-1/2
   E Sedina vs Carlsen, 2003 1-0
   E Sedina vs Yifan Hou, 2008 1-0
   E Sedina vs K Smokina, 2005 1-0
   E Sedina vs E N'guyen, 2013 1-0
   E Sedina vs M Mueller-Seps, 2011 1-0
   T Avdeenko vs E Sedina, 2009 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Championship (Women) (2002)
   European Championship (Women) (2006)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2001)
   European Championship (Women) (2004)
   European Championship (Women) (2001)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   European Championship (Women) (2005)
   European Championship (Women) (2013)
   Dresden Olympiad (Women) (2008)
   European Championship (Women) (2010)
   Istanbul Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   Gibraltar Masters (2010)
   European Championship (Women) (2009)
   Tromso Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)

   🏆 European Team Championship (Women)
   S Sucikova vs E Sedina (Nov-21-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Roebers vs E Sedina (Nov-19-21) 1-0
   P Shuvalova vs E Sedina (Nov-16-21) 1-0
   A M Sargsyan vs E Sedina (Nov-15-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Sedina vs I Gaponenko (Nov-14-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-01-1968, 54 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Italy)

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International Master and Woman Grandmaster Elena Sedina was born in Kiev and learned the rules of chess at the age of 7. She was awarded the WIM title in 1991, the WGM title in 1996 and the IM title in 1998. She moved to Italy in 1995 and palys for the Italian Chess Federation since April 2001.

In 2005 she was the first woman ever to win the Australian Open Championship. Sedina was Italian women's champion in 2019 and 2021.

Wikipedia article: Elena Sedina

Last updated: 2022-01-13 16:01:26

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 593  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Litynska vs E Sedina  1-0481992YUG-chTB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
2. E Sedina vs S Sale  1-0401994Catania opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
3. E Sedina vs P Chilingirova  1-0601994Moscow Olympiad (Women)B50 Sicilian
4. E Sedina vs I Madl  1-0411994Moscow Olympiad (Women)B50 Sicilian
5. E Sedina vs M Godena  0-1261995Asti op 16thC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
6. E Sedina vs M Godena  1-0401995Porto San Giorgio op 7thB30 Sicilian
7. M Mrdja vs E Sedina  ½-½531995Asti op 16thC18 French, Winawer
8. M Mrdja vs E Sedina  1-0191995Marostica opC18 French, Winawer
9. H Hunt vs E Sedina  0-1431996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)B03 Alekhine's Defense
10. E Sedina vs M Mrdja  0-1371996Porto San Giorgio op 8thA07 King's Indian Attack
11. E Sedina vs S Matveeva  ½-½231996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)C00 French Defense
12. E Sedina vs Tran Thi Kim Loan  1-0401996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
13. E Sedina vs N Ioseliani  ½-½421996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)B44 Sicilian
14. E Pitam vs E Sedina  1-0611996Yerevan Olympiad (Women)A21 English
15. B Perovic vs E Sedina  0-1581996ToscolanoA03 Bird's Opening
16. E Sedina vs Miles  0-1331996ToscolanoC67 Ruy Lopez
17. E Sedina vs D Komljenovic  1-0331997Nova Gorica op 2ndB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
18. Z Gofshtein vs E Sedina  1-0331997Nova Gorica op 2ndB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
19. Timoscenko vs E Sedina  1-0391997Nova Gorica op 2ndC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
20. Kharlov vs E Sedina  1-0311997Biel MTO opD02 Queen's Pawn Game
21. E Sedina vs N Sulava  1-0461998Turin opB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
22. Z Puljek-Salai vs E Sedina  0-1371998Elista Olympiad (Women)C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
23. E Danielian vs E Sedina  1-0641998Elista Olympiad (Women)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
24. E Sedina vs Xie Jun  0-1411998Elista Olympiad (Women)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
25. N Ioseliani vs E Sedina  ½-½441998Elista Olympiad (Women)D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 593  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-09-05  Karpova: Elena Sedina (ITA) won the Australian 2005 Open Championship (the first woman ever!) with 8.5/11.

Born in 1968
Titles: IM, WGM

Mar-09-05  checkpat: I think that women have better claim
to equality in chess than that!
Very sad for Australia that the National
competition is won by somebody under 2500
Mar-09-05  Open Defence: probably coz the notable Australian players represented other countries ?
Mar-09-05  Karpova: <checkpat>

<I think that women have better claim to equality in chess than that!>
it's a great success for sedina. i didn't talk about female chessplayers in general.

<Very sad for Australia that the National competition is won by somebody under 2500>
why? she deserves this success. there have been strong GMs like Kengis

Sep-05-08  sonia91: Today she won against Hou Yifan (!).
Jun-01-10  weisyschwarz: Buon compleanno, Elena!
Dec-17-14  waustad: She plays in many team events. I was wondering if she had moved to Germany because of her presence in the FBL, but she also plays in leagues in several other countries. I have no idea where she actually lives. It seems to have little to do with one's official nationality in chess terms.
Dec-12-21  Albertan: Sedina is the 2021 Italian Women’s Chess Champion:

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