Number of games in database: 1,188
Years covered: 2008 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2588 (2635 rapid, 2646 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2623
Overall record: +270 -114 =306 (61.3%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
498 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
D Janaszak vs M Chigaev, 2017 0-1
Bareev vs M Chigaev, 2019 1/2-1/2
M Chigaev vs M Iskandarov, 2015 1-0
Kulaots vs M Chigaev, 2019 1/2-1/2
U Eliseev vs M Chigaev, 2012 1/2-1/2
Karjakin vs M Chigaev, 2021 0-1
L Johansson vs M Chigaev, 2015 0-1
M Chigaev vs I Iljiushenok, 2021 1-0
M Chigaev vs A Korobov, 2019 1/2-1/2
S Kuipers vs M Chigaev, 2019 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Russian Championship Higher League (2020)
Russian Championship Higher League (2021)
Rilton Cup 2017/18 (2017)
Tata Steel Challengers (2019)
World's Youth Stars (2012)
Aeroflot Open (2019)
European Club Cup (2018)
World Junior Championship (2015)
Lindores Abbey Tal Mem (2021)
Russian Championship Higher League (2015)
European Championship (2019)
Chigorin Memorial (2016)
European Championship (2017)
Gibraltar Masters (2020)
PRO League Group Stage (2019)
🏆 World Blitz Championship
A Tari vs M Chigaev (Dec-30-22) 0-1, blitz
M Chigaev vs A Adly (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
M Chigaev vs Kostenko (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
A Erigaisi vs M Chigaev (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
I Cheparinov vs M Chigaev (Dec-30-22) 1-0, blitz
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Last updated: 2021-11-25 03:34:13
(born Nov-07-1996, 26 years old) Russia
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In 2012, Chigaev became a FIDE Master and an IM(1) and was awarded the GM title(2) in 2016.
=2nd (3rd on TB) at the European U18 Championship 2013. =7th (8th on TB) at the European U18 Championship 2014.
In 2015 he won the Vanya Somov Memorial - World's Youth Stars tournament in Kirishi.4 In 2018, he played on team Molodezhka of Tyumen which took the bronze medal in both the Russian Team Championships Premier League and the European Club Cup. In January 2019 Chigaev shared second place with Andrey Esipenko and Benjamin Gledura in the Tata Steel Challengers tournament in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands scoring 8.5 points from 13 games. He competed in the World Cup (2019) as one of the nominees by the president of FIDE. Chigaev was paired with Parham Maghsoodloo lost to him by 2–0 and therefore was eliminated from the tournament in the first round.
In October 2020, Chigaev won the Higher League of the 73rd Russian Chess Championship in Sochi with a score of 6.5/9 and qualified for Russian Chess Championship Superfinal later in the year.
References / Sources
(1) http://ratings.fide.com/title_appli... (IM title application), (2) https://ratings.fide.com/title_appl... (GM results confirmed).
Wikipedia article: Maksim Chigaev
| page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,250
|1. C Menezes vs M Chigaev
|| ||0-1||28||2008||EU-ch U12 18th||E97 King's Indian|
|2. M Chigaev vs L Stella
|| ||1-0||27||2008||EU-ch U12 18th||B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|3. R Svane vs M Chigaev
|| ||0-1||35||2008||EU-ch U12 18th||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|4. M Chigaev vs S Beukema
|| ||1-0||36||2008||EU-ch U12 18th||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|5. M Chigaev vs S Zablotsky
|| ||1-0||33||2011||XV_Izmailovs_memorial||B07 Pirc|
|6. M Chigaev vs E Inarkiev
|| ||½-½||41||2012||Moscow Open A||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|7. B Socko vs M Chigaev
|| ||½-½||48||2012||Moscow Open A||E92 King's Indian|
|8. M Chigaev vs Elshad Mamedov
|| ||1-0||27||2012||Moscow Open A||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|9. M Chigaev vs I Bukavshin
|| ||0-1||51||2012||Moscow Open A||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|10. R Makhmutov vs M Chigaev
|| ||½-½||64||2012||Moscow Open A||A10 English|
|11. M Vavulin vs M Chigaev
|| ||1-0||33||2012||Moscow Open A||B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long|
|12. M Chigaev vs Nikita Myshkin
|| ||1-0||49||2012||Moscow Open A||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|13. D Saduakassova vs M Chigaev
|| ||0-1||67||2012||Moscow Open A||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|14. M Chigaev vs A Tukhaev
|| ||0-1||31||2012||Moscow Open A||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|15. P Drugov vs M Chigaev
|| ||½-½||9||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation|
|16. T Harutyunian vs M Chigaev
|| ||0-1||47||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||E61 King's Indian|
|17. A Hayrapetian vs M Chigaev
|| ||1-0||66||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||C00 French Defense|
|18. M Chigaev vs A Asgarizadeh
|| ||1-0||44||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|19. M Chigaev vs D Saduakassova
|| ||1-0||40||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||C46 Three Knights|
|20. Aghasaryan vs M Chigaev
|| ||½-½||32||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||E81 King's Indian, Samisch|
|21. M Chigaev vs R Bakunts
|| ||½-½||57||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|22. P Mari Ooriad vs M Chigaev
|| ||0-1||71||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||C18 French, Winawer|
|23. M Chigaev vs D Kalashian
|| ||1-0||43||2012||Yerevan Armenia Spring||B06 Robatsch|
|24. M Chigaev vs A Boruchovsky
||1-0||44||2012||World's Youth Stars||C46 Three Knights|
|25. K Izzat vs M Chigaev
|| ||½-½||24||2012||World's Youth Stars||E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)|
| page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,250
|Jan-29-12|| ||plimko: Chigaev is two pieces down against a very strong GM, but it's draw!|
[Event "Festival Moscow Open 2012"]
[White "Chigaev, Maksim"]
[Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"]
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 Ngf6 5. Nc3 cxd4 6. Qxd4 e5 7. Qd3 h6 8.
Be3 Be7 9. Nh4 g6 10. Nf3 a6 11. Bc4 b5 12. Bd5 Rb8 13. Ba7 b4 14. Bxb8 bxc3
15. Ba7 cxb2 16. Rb1 Nxd5 17. Qxd5 Qc7 18. Be3 Bb7 19. Qd3 f5 20. Rxb2 Bxe4 21.
Qb3 f4 22. Bd2 Qc6 23. O-O Bd5 24. c4 Be6 25. Bxf4 exf4 26. Re1 Bxc4 27. Qc3
Rh7 28. Rc2 d5 29. Nd4 Qc7 30. Ne6 Qd6 31. Rb2 Bf6 32. Qc2 Ne5 33. Rxe5 Qxe5
34. Qxg6+ Rf7 35. Qg8+ Ke7 36. Rb7+ Kxe6 37. Qc8+ Kd6 38. Rb6+ Ke7 39. Rb7+ Kd6
40. Rb6+ Ke7 41. Rb7+ 1/2-1/2
|Dec-09-13|| ||BIDMONFA: Maksim Chigaev|
|Dec-10-18|| ||sonia91: He will play in Wijk aan Zee Challengers 2019: https://www.tatasteelchess.com/play...|
|Feb-23-19|| ||sonia91: Chigaev did well at Tata Steel Challengers (2019) scoring 8.5/13 for a shared 2nd place (with Andrey Esipenko and Benjamin Gledura), he was leading the standings at some point before the final rounds.|
Currently he is sharing the lead with Krishnan Sasikiran at Aeroflot Open with 3/3.
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