Rafael Zakirov

[Russian: Рафаел Закиров]

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Fide Id14000806
FederationTurkmenistan fed
FIDE Elo2128
Highest Elo2185 (October 2004)
URS Rating2055 
Born 1977  (Age 41)
 Ranking: World #15674, Asia #1303, Turkmenistan #21
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Queen's gambit (46%): D10 D10 D30 D12Sicilian defence (23%): B22 B70 B20
King's Indian (30%): E73 A49 E71 E70King's Indian (23%): A48 A49 E81 E70 E60
Queen's pawn (7%): A46English (15%): A16
King's Indian, fianchetto without c4 (7%): A49French defence (7%): C16
Nimzo-Indian (7%): E32Queen's pawn (7%): A40
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #47 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.655 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Cup TC Bashkortostan Russia2015.12.261540
Siamidi Memorial Open Russia2009.10.031970
Roschinsky Open Sterlitamak, Russia2009.06.261610
Dautov Memorial Open Russia2009.04.011970
Is Bank Turkish Super League Antalya, Turkey2006.11.171780
TUR Is Bank Luggage Mersin, Turkey2005.12.232160
12th Troia Festival Canakkale, Turkey2004.08.092070
TUR Super League Hatay Ankara Istanb, Turkey2004.04.012170
TUR League Red Group Ankara, Turkey2003.04.232100
TUR League Ankara, Turkey2001.12.172160

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