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Vladimir Belous
V Belous 
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Number of games in database: 266
Years covered: 2003 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2524 (2623 rapid, 2583 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2587

Overall record: +61 -44 =46 (55.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 115 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (28) 
    A13 A10 A14 A16 A18
 King's Indian (16) 
    E90 E71 E84 E81 E60
 English, 1 c4 e5 (15) 
    A20 A25 A22
 Slav (13) 
    D12 D10 D11 D14 D15
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E20 E32
 English, 1 c4 c5 (8) 
    A30 A34 A38 A39
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (57) 
    B32 B30 B31 B22 B47
 King's Indian (22) 
    E94 E73 E91 E60 E81
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D85 D78 D76 D79 D92
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A45 D02 A40
 Sicilian Taimanov (8) 
    B47 B46 B48
 Reti System (6) 
    A05 A04
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Belous vs H Pasalic, 2012 1-0
   V Belous vs M Codenotti, 2012 1-0
   V Belous vs Z Almasi, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   CCCSA Holiday GM (2020)
   World's Youth Stars (2012)
   Charlotte Spring GM (2021)
   CCCSA Winter GM (2021)
   St. Louis Spring Classic (Group B) (2017)
   St Louis Summer Classic (Group B) (2018)
   Chigorin Memorial (2013)
   Russian Championship Higher League (2014)
   Pro Chess League (2018)
   Pacific Northwest Chess Center Masters (2020)

   🏆 PNWCC Master Artist Point
   V Belous vs R W Porter (Sep-03-21) 1-0
   G Margvelashvili vs V Belous (Aug-12-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Belous vs Z Andriasian (Jul-05-21) 1/2-1/2
   Niemann vs V Belous (Jun-28-21) 0-1
   C Yip vs V Belous (Mar-21-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-29-1993, 28 years old) Russia

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International Master (2011), Grandmaster (2013).

Winner of the 2011 Moscow Open. Belous became an IM in the same year after winning three IM norms at the Aeroflot Open 2010 A2, the World U18 Championship 2010 and at the Aeroflot Open 2011 B. In May 2012, he came =1st (2nd on tiebreak) alongside Vladislav Artemiev at the World's Youth Stars (2012). In May 2016, he won the Chicago Open ahead of 20 other grandmasters.

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 315  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Sjugirov vs V Belous  1-0452003EU-ch U10B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
2. S Sjugirov vs V Belous  1-0622003Wch U10A07 King's Indian Attack
3. So vs V Belous 1-0412003Wch U10A07 King's Indian Attack
4. V Belous vs P Zelbel  1-0482005Wch U12A25 English
5. V Belous vs Maiorov  ½-½322007Moscow OpenA14 English
6. A Iljin vs V Belous  ½-½592007Moscow OpenE61 King's Indian
7. V Belous vs M Mozharov  1-0412007Moscow OpenA13 English
8. A Rakhmanov vs V Belous  1-0482007Moscow OpenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
9. V Belous vs A Kachko  0-1342007Moscow OpenA04 Reti Opening
10. A Savina vs V Belous  ½-½332009Moscow Region Spring GMA58 Benko Gambit
11. V Belous vs P Potapov  0-1612009Moscow Region Spring GMD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. E Can vs V Belous  1-0252009Moscow Region Spring GMB32 Sicilian
13. V Fedoseev vs V Belous  1-0272009Young Stars of the WorldB30 Sicilian
14. D Bocharov vs V Belous 1-0182009Russian Championship Higher LeagueD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. V Belous vs E Romanov  0-1582009Russian Championship Higher LeagueE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
16. V Yemelin vs V Belous  1-0392009Russian Championship Higher LeagueB25 Sicilian, Closed
17. V Belous vs O Badmatsyrenov  ½-½752009Russian Championship Higher LeagueA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
18. A Gabrielian vs V Belous  ½-½532009Russian Championship Higher LeagueB30 Sicilian
19. V Belous vs A Zabotin  1-0512009Russian Championship Higher LeagueA16 English
20. A Shomoev vs V Belous  ½-½472009Russian Championship Higher LeagueB30 Sicilian
21. V Belous vs D Andreikin  0-1512009Russian Championship Higher LeagueA40 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Anisimov vs V Belous  1-0582009Russian Championship Higher LeagueB23 Sicilian, Closed
23. V Belous vs O Yaksin  0-1352009Russian Championship Higher LeagueA14 English
24. V Belous vs Khismatullin  0-1602010Moscow OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. V Belous vs A Zontakh  ½-½582010Moscow OpenA13 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-07-11  Don Cossacks: Vladimir Belous (untitled but has a rating of 2400+)

Champion of Russia among boys under 10 years (2003), champion of Russia among boys under 10 years (2005), champion of Russia among boys under 12 years (2007), at the sports meeting - 1-2nd places in personal classification, 1st place - in team classification, at the Dvorkovich's memorial - 2nd place. Winner of the Shampionship of Russia among youths under 16 years (2009).

Winner of the strong Moscow Open 2011.Congratulations!

Feb-10-11  wordfunph: untitled Vladimir Belous may be a diamond, congrats to 38th seed Vladimir for winning the 2011 Moscow Open..

Feb-15-11  BIDMONFA: Vladimir Belous

BELOUS, Vladimir

May-13-12  blade2012: Vladimir Belous is the top seeded player in 10th "World's Youth Stars", in Kirishi, Russia, from 12 to 13 May

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Dec-15-14  Eastfrisian: He is a Grandmaster since 2013.
Feb-28-22  Albertan: GM Vladimir Belous wins US Chess 2021 Grand Prix:


Mar-05-22  Albertan: Coming to America:An interview with GM Vladimir Belous:

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