Maria Kursova

[Russian: Мария Курсова]

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Fide Id4129709
TitleWoman Grand Master
FederationArmenia fed
FIDE Elo2278 
Highest 2366 (July 2007)
URS Rating2355 
Born 03.Jan.1986  (Age 32)
 Ranking: World #242, Europe #171, Armenia #5
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Queen's pawn (55%): D02 D02 A46 A46 A40 E10Sicilian defence (56%): B20 B40 B24 B44 B53 B41
King's Indian, East Indian (17%): A48Nimzo-Indian (10%): E49 E33 E20 E20 E30 E46
Queen's gambit (8%): D17 D20 D35 D10 D31 D51Reti (8%): A07 A08 A05 A04 A06
Dutch (4%): A80 A80 A81 A81 A81 A80Queen's Indian (8%): E12 E12 E15 E15 E12 E12
King's Indian (2%): A48 E88 E70 E81 E60 E60Queen's pawn (6%): A46 E00 A45 A46 A46 E00
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #37 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.84%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   73.52%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -2.492 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  83.63 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
European Team Chess Championship - Women Section Reykjavik, Iceland2015.11.132230
European Women's Ind. Championship Chakvi, Georgia2015.05.192260
FIDE Women's World Team Chess Championship Chengdu, China2015.04.182370
AL AIN CLASSIC Al Ain, UAE2014.12.192110
Chess Olympiad Tromso, Norway2014.08.011820
15th European Individual Womens Chess Championship Plovdiv, Bulgaria2014.07.062240
European Individual Championship Yerevan, Armenia2014.03.032430
European Individual Championship Yerevan, Armenia2014.03.032430
European Women Team Chess Championship Warsaw, Poland2013.11.072240
14th European Individual Women's Chess Championship Belgrade, Serbia2013.07.232210
40th World Chess Olympiad-Women Istanbul, Turkey2012.08.281880
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Kuksov, Valerij     Kirchanov, Andrei