Igor Kovalchuk

[Russian: Игорь Ковальчук]

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Fide Id14106825
USCF Id13457373
FederationUkraine fed
FIDE Elo2035 
Highest 2175 (January 1998)
National Elo2120
Born 03.Nov.1969  (Age 47)
 Ranking: World #26849, Europe #21441, Ukraine #495
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Sicilian defence (66%): B23 B32 B34 B59 B23Sicilian defence (30%): B30 B23 B75
Pirc defence (22%): B07 B07Robatsch (30%): B06
Two knights defence (11%): C55Queen's gambit (20%): D25 D23
Queen's pawn (10%): A40
Reti (10%): A05
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #58 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -2.577 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  Not available Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
8th New York International - U2200 New York, USA2015.07.231450
Ukraine Men's Championship Blitz Lviv, Ukraine2014.07.032180
Ukraine Men's Championship Rapid Lviv, Ukraine2014.07.012110
11th Annual Manhattan Open - Open Section New York, USA2012.08.172060
Manhattan Open - Open Section New York, USA2011.08.172280
34th Annual World Open (Wo-22) Philadelphia, USA2006.06.28810
Region Championship Rodatychi, Ukraine2003.08.042150
KARPATY Lviv, Ukraine2002.08.292230
39th A. Rubinstein Fest Op-B Polanica Zdroj, Poland2002.08.162040
9th Emanuel Lasker Mem Open B Barlinek, Poland2002.07.172000
Nezalezhnist Lviv, Ukraine2000.08.242250


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