Sergey Karjakin

[Russian: Сергей Карякин]

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Fide Id14109603
TitleGrand Master
FederationRussia fed
FIDE Elo2782 
Highest 2788 (July 2011)
Live Rating2784 
URS Rating2775 
Born 12.Jan.1990 (in Simferopol)
 Ranking: World #7, Europe #5, Russia #2
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Sicilian defence (28%): B63 B32 B47 B46 B97 B80Sicilian defence (17%): B53 B22 B97 B33 B90 B23
Ruy Lopez (20%): C60 C89 C89 C70 C70 C78Queen's gambit (13%): D26 D12 D27 D30 D10 D23
French defence (9%): C00 C11 C04 C10 C10 C03Ruy Lopez (12%): C95 C88 C65 C67 C78 C88
Reti (7%): A07 A04 A09 A04 A06 A05Reti (12%): A06 A08 A09 A06 A05 A04
Caro-Kann defence (5%): B16 B19 B12 B17 B10 B15Queen's pawn (7%): A40 E10 D00 A46 D00 D04
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #38 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   88.88%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.659 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line:   58.64(details) Strength:         
Quality of play:  87.2 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Sergey Karjakin currently plays in: LOCATION: Pristina, cinfo: UNK
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Unknown
since 2018.06.15
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Qatar Masters Doha, Qatar2015.12.202530
China-Russia 'Heixiazi Island' Cup Chess Challenge Tournament First Stage Hei Longjiang Fuyuan, China2015.12.152740
31st European Chess Club Cup Skopje, FYR Macedonia2015.10.182310
FIDE World Blitz Championship Berlin, Germany2015.10.132580
FIDE World Rapid Championship Berlin, Germany2015.10.102580
FIDE World Cup Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Rapid TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Blitz TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
Superfinal Men Championship Chita, Russia2015.08.092680
China-Russia 'Heixiazi Island' Cup Chess Challenge Tournament Round 1-3 Fuyuan, China2015.07.282720
FIDE Grand Prix Series. Khanty-Mansiysk Khanty Mansiysk, Russia2015.05.142750
World Team Championship Tsakhkadzor, Armenia2015.04.192660
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