Sergei Zhigalko

[Russian: Сергей Жигалко]

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Fide Id13502956
CZE Id38013
TitleGrand Master
FederationBelarus fed
FIDE Elo2625 
Highest 2696 (September 2011)
Live Rating2619 
URS Rating2681 
Born 28.Mar.1989  (Age 29)
 Ranking: World #159, Europe #116, Belarus #2
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Sicilian defence (38%): B31 B90 B98 B78 B36 B90Sicilian defence (36%): B92 B33 B23 B91 B33 B32
Ruy Lopez (18%): C81 C61 C70 C60 C77 C65Queen's Indian (13%): E12 E12 E12 E15 E12 E15
French defence (11%): C11 C02 C18 C06 C08 C10Reti (11%): A09 A09 A09 A05 A04 A09
Caro-Kann defence (8%): B12 B12 B12 B15 B13 B12Nimzo-Indian (9%): E35 E33 E20 E37 E20 E20
Pirc defence (4%): B07 B08 B08 B07 B07 B07Queen's pawn (9%): A46 A46 A46 D03 E00 A46
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #37 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.95%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   87.5%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -2.092 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line:   55.96(details) Strength:         
Quality of play:  85.58 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Sergei Zhigalko currently plays in:
Aeroflot Open A Moscow, Russia
2018.02.20 to 2018.02.28
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
European Rapid Championship Minsk, Belarus2015.12.191680
European Blitz Championship Minsk, Belarus2015.12.181810
FIDE World Blitz Championship Berlin, Germany2015.10.132580
FIDE World Rapid Championship Berlin, Germany2015.10.102580
Cup RTSOP Blitz 10 Minsk, Belarus2015.10.021550
FIDE World Cup Rapid TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Blitz TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
Cup RTSOP 9 Minsk, Belarus2015.09.061300
Turkish Is Bank Chess League Kocaeli, Turkey2015.08.031860
Dubai Open Blitz Chess Tournament Dubai, UAE2015.04.102100
17th Dubai Open Chess Tournament Dubai, UAE2015.04.062190
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