Alexander Kovchan

[Russian: Александр Ковчан]

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Fide Id14103052
DSB Id10114127
TitleGrand Master
FederationUkraine fed
FIDE Elo2585 
Highest 2605 (August 2015)
URS Rating2579 
Born 21.Oct.1983 (in Chernihiv)
ClubSportfreunde Katernberg
 Ranking: World #282, Europe #214, Ukraine #24
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Play Style

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Sicilian defence (48%): B30 B92 B72 B31 B28 B35Sicilian defence (37%): B55 B76 B26 B90 B38 B92
French defence (14%): C01 C15 C10 C13 C12 C16Gruenfeld defence (15%): D80 D83 D70 D70 D81 D85
Caro-Kann defence (6%): B12 B11 B14 B12 B12 B17Reti (10%): A06 A05 A04
Scotch game (5%): C45 C45 C45 C45 C45 C45King's Indian, East Indian (5%): A48 A48 A48
Four knights (4%): C47 C47 C49 C47Caro-Kann defence (5%): B13 B11 B11 B10 B10 B12
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #27 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.4%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   83.95%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: +0.007 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  86.07 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Alexander Kovchan currently plays in: LOCATION: Kiev, cinfo: UKR
Ukraine Clubs Teams Championship Odessa, Ukraine
2018.05.20 to 2018.05.28
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
2nd Bundesliga West Round 3 Hamburg, Germany2015.12.132270
Ukraine Men`s Final Lviv, Ukraine2015.12.032610
2nd Bundesliga West Round 2 Hamburg, Germany2015.11.152270
13e Rencontres Internationales du Cap d'Agde - Grand Prix Agde, France2015.10.242170
43rd National Team Championship of Category A Achaea, Greece2015.10.081620
2nd Bundesliga West Round 1 Hamburg, Germany2015.09.202270
22nd Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament Abu Dhabi, UAE2015.08.232370
24th Open International Tournament of Kavala - Group A Kavala, Greece2015.08.042180
11th International Open of Gazi - Heraklion - A Group Heraklion, Greece2015.07.251850
8th International Open of Paleohora Paleochora, Greece2015.07.171720
Ukraine Men's Championship Semifinal Lviv, Ukraine2015.07.012040
Bulgarian Chess Summer Albena A Tournament Varna, Bulgaria2015.06.172370
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