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Andrei Kovalev
A Kovalev 
Number of games in database: 416
Years covered: 1981 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2498 (2383 rapid, 2447 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2580

Overall record: +151 -82 =175 (58.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 8 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (83) 
    B30 B31 B62 B52 B92
 Ruy Lopez (37) 
    C92 C95 C84 C65 C78
 French Defense (22) 
    C18 C01 C15 C16 C10
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (19) 
    C92 C95 C84 C90 C97
 Caro-Kann (14) 
    B18 B17 B12 B15 B19
 French Winawer (11) 
    C18 C15 C16 C19
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (73) 
    B22 B90 B23 B58 B62
 King's Indian (71) 
    E94 E63 E92 E67 E62
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (13) 
    B62 B60 B67 B65 B64
 Sicilian Najdorf (11) 
    B90 B97 B92 B95
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A45 D02 A41 A46
 King's Indian Attack (7) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Kovalev vs H Stevic, 2004 1-0
   M Stoinev vs A Kovalev, 1992 0-1
   J Magem Badals vs A Kovalev, 1999 0-1
   A Kovalev vs Minasian, 1996 1-0
   Avrukh vs A Kovalev, 1999 0-1
   A Kovalev vs Piket, 2001 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Team Championship (2003)
   Staufer Open (1994)
   Cuxhaven Open (1993)
   European Team Championship (1992)
   European Team Championship (1999)
   Berliner Sommer 12th (1994)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   European Team Championship (2001)
   Pardubice Open-A (2006)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   Aeroflot Open (2002)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)

   🏆 19th Marienbad GMA
   A Kovalev vs F Baenziger (Jan-20-20) 1-0
   V Plat vs A Kovalev (Jan-18-20) 1/2-1/2
   A Kovalev vs E Bogdanov (Oct-30-19) 1/2-1/2
   T Ernst vs A Kovalev (Oct-28-19) 1/2-1/2
   A Kovalev vs Li Min Peng (Oct-25-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-07-1961, 61 years old) Belarus

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GM Andrei Vasilyevich Kovalev was Belarusian champion in 2000. In 2005 he won the Czech open in Pardubice, just ahead of Sergei Azarov. Winner of First Saturday GM in May 2010. =2nd at the Czech Open in 2015. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer and coach/captain of the 2012 Belarus Olympiad team.

Last updated: 2018-03-06 13:10:21

 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 472  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Chekhov vs A Kovalev  1-0541981Sokolsky memE92 King's Indian
2. Lutikov vs A Kovalev  1-0381981Sokolsky memE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
3. A Kovalev vs S Yuferov 0-1231982Sokolsky MemorialA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
4. N Andrianov vs A Kovalev  0-1431982Sokolsky MemorialE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
5. A Kovalev vs S Begun  ½-½201982Sokolsky MemorialD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
6. I Polovodin vs A Kovalev  1-0281982URSA10 English
7. A Kovalev vs V Eingorn  0-1301983USSRC03 French, Tarrasch
8. Gelfand vs A Kovalev  0-1381983BLR-chB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
9. A Kovalev vs Dreev  1-020198618th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
10. Sagalchik vs A Kovalev 1-0411987Belarusian ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
11. A Kovalev vs Smirin  0-1391987Belarusian ChampionshipB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
12. A Kovalev vs E Rajskij  1-0201987Belarusian ChampionshipC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
13. A Bystrov vs A Kovalev  1-0451987Belarusian ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
14. V Smirnov vs A Kovalev  0-1381987Belarusian ChampionshipE70 King's Indian
15. P Korzubov vs A Kovalev  ½-½611987Belarusian ChampionshipB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
16. A Kovalev vs A Aleksandrov  1-0641987Belarusian ChampionshipC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
17. A Kovalev vs V Atlas  1-0481987Belarusian ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
18. A Kovalev vs Dautov  0-1291987Belarusian ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
19. S Kalinitschew vs A Kovalev  1-0401987Belarusian ChampionshipA43 Old Benoni
20. V Alekseev vs A Kovalev  0-1571987Belarusian ChampionshipE61 King's Indian
21. S Begun vs A Kovalev  ½-½351987Belarusian ChampionshipA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
22. A Kovalev vs A V Kharitonov  ½-½201988URS-ch FL56B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
23. K Kunze vs A Kovalev 0-191988Erfurt ttA00 Uncommon Opening
24. V Malaniuk vs A Kovalev  1-0231988URS-ch FL56E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
25. A Kovalev vs Ulybin  ½-½581988URS-ch FL56C15 French, Winawer
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-20-04  nikolaas: Who is this fellow? FIDE nor NICbase nor Chessbase have him on their player list.
Dec-20-04  zorro: Not in Fide list? Are u sure? My DB has 804 games of this guy.
Dec-20-04  acirce: He is on FIDE's list, rated 2575.

He's currently #4 in Belarus, just ahead of Azarov who drew Kasparov in Cesme recently.

Dec-20-04  arifattar: <zorro> Why don't you submit those games to Chessgames?
Dec-20-04  nikolaas: strange, I only foung a serey and a dmitri when I searched on FIDE. Perhaps I mistyped his name.
Jul-30-05  Mameluk: Kovalev just won Czech open in Pardubice. Just ahead of Azarov:) Congratulations!
Nov-07-06  BIDMONFA: Andrei Kovalev


Premium Chessgames Member

He is the winner of First Saturday GM May 2010:, congratulations!

Aug-19-11  siggemannen: no games since 2009? something's fishy
Nov-07-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Andrei Kovalev.

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