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Gilles Miralles
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Number of games in database: 299
Years covered: 1982 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2418 (2478 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2504

Overall record: +84 -77 =135 (51.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Indian (17) 
    E12 E15 E17 E13
 King's Indian (16) 
    E67 E62 E73 E69 E63
 Modern Benoni (14) 
    A57 A67 A60 A70
 Queen's Gambit Declined (12) 
    D31 D37 D39 D30 D38
 Sicilian (11) 
    B44 B95 B58 B56 B42
 Grunfeld (10) 
    D93 D92 D76 D87 D85
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (25) 
    B57 B63 B60 B22 B30
 French Defense (14) 
    C01 C11 C17 C05 C03
 Petrov (13) 
    C42 C43
 Queen's Indian (13) 
    E15 E12 E14
 English (11) 
    A15 A14 A17 A13
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C92 C69 C85 C91
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Renet vs Miralles, 1986 0-1
   J Roos vs Miralles, 1997 0-1
   Miles vs Miralles, 1989 0-1
   Miralles vs C Adrian, 1989 1-0
   Miralles vs Kasparov, 1989 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   French Championship (1986)
   French Championship (1989)
   French Championship (1988)
   French Championship (1990)
   Bern (1991)
   French Championship (1991)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   Dubai Olympiad (1986)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
   World Team-ch 1st (1985)
   European Club Cup (2004)

   🏆 TCh-SUI
   J Gallagher vs Miralles (May-05-19) 1-0
   Miralles vs A Meddeb (Nov-02-17) 1-0
   M El Adnani vs Miralles (Nov-02-17) 0-1
   P Villegas vs Miralles (Nov-01-17) 1/2-1/2
   Miralles vs Saad Rian (Oct-29-17) 1-0

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(born Feb-08-1966, died Jan-28-2022, 55 years old) France

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Grandmaster, National Arbiter and FIDE Trainer. He was French Champion in 1986 and 1989.

Wikipedia article: Gilles Mirallès

Last updated: 2022-03-30 12:08:57

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 348  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Greenfeld vs Miralles  1-0551982EU-ch U20A46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. J Levitt vs Miralles  0-1201982?E00 Queen's Pawn Game
3. M Leoncini vs Miralles  ½-½141982Bagni di LuccaC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
4. Miralles vs P Moulin  ½-½261982EU-ch U20A00 Uncommon Opening
5. Miralles vs I Stohl  ½-½311983EU-ch U20E12 Queen's Indian
6. Oll vs Miralles 1-0451984Wch U20E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
7. Miles vs Miralles  1-0341985Metz OpenE12 Queen's Indian
8. Miralles vs Tringov  ½-½331985BUL-FRAA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
9. Lobron vs Miralles  1-04119855th WTCh-U26 final AC17 French, Winawer, Advance
10. A Kuligowski vs Miralles  0-1131985FRA-chTA13 English
11. Tringov vs Miralles  ½-½441985BUL-FRAA07 King's Indian Attack
12. Miralles vs Dlugy  0-1471985WchT U26D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
13. Miralles vs Barbero  0-1421985WchT U26A88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
14. Yusupov vs Miralles  1-0581985WchT U26E12 Queen's Indian
15. J Rubinetti vs Miralles  ½-½591985World Team ChampionshipE14 Queen's Indian
16. G Franzoni vs Miralles  0-1401985World Team ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
17. Miralles vs T Caiafas  1-0201985World Team ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
18. Miralles vs Hertneck  ½-½441985World Team ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
19. V Stoica vs Miralles  ½-½191985World Team ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
20. Miralles vs Rongguang Ye  0-1471985World Team ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. R Djurhuus vs Miralles  1-0371985European Youth Championship 1985/86C15 French, Winawer
22. Miralles vs V Dimitrov  ½-½471985European Youth Championship 1985/86D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. F Ribeiro vs Miralles  0-1381985European Youth Championship 1985/86C01 French, Exchange
24. Miralles vs Kuczynski  ½-½311985European Youth Championship 1985/86D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. P Horn vs Miralles  0-1621985European Youth Championship 1985/86C15 French, Winawer
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  Tabanus: GM Gilles Miralles, France, born 8 February 1966. Current rating 2466,

French champion 1986 and 1989. Played in the 1986, 1988 and 1990 olympiads, and in European Team Ch 1989 (table 3). GM in 1998. Rating peaks 2520 in 1998 and 2504 in 2006. President of the Fédération Genevoise d’échecs in 2006. Chess teacher in Geneva 2008-2010 incl. at Institute International de Lancy. ICC handle: visio2

In the 1980's, 1.b4 "was played by Gilles Miralles and Tony Miles" says Bill Wall (

Pictures: (video interview) (as Orangutang player!)

Homepage (blog):

With reservations - all taken from the web :)

Feb-08-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Gilles Miralles.
Feb-07-19  BIDMONFA: Gilles Miralles


Jan-31-22  philmsu: RIP Gilles Miralles
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  Chessical: French Chess Association obituary

Very sad and appalling news reached us on this last day of January: Grand Master Gilles Mirallès died on January 28 at the age of 55. An untimely passing that will leave a void in the world of chess. Gilles had devoted his life to our discipline through multiple activities.

A talented player, he was one of the best players of his decade. After obtaining the title of International Master in 1985, he won his first title of French champion in 1986 at Epinal. This city brought him luck, because three years later he would leave it with his second title of champion of France (1989).

Thereafter, he devoted himself to the development of chess and to its teaching, activities which he continued until his death.

From 1992 to 1996, he held the position of National Technical Director of the FFE FIDE trainer, national referee, he was for a long time the presidency of the Geneva Chess Federation and the director of the Geneva School of Chess. He was also tournament organizer, FIDE lecturer for the "Chess in Schools" Commission and Technical Director of AIDEF.

Despite his many activities, he did not neglect the chessboard. An International Grand Master since 1997, he played for many years for the Monaco club. We would be seen surmounting the podium of La Francophonie with the title of Seniors + Champion in 2017 and then again in 2018.

The French Chess Federation expresses all of its sympathy to his family and loved ones and offers them its most sincere condolences.

Feb-02-22  Albertan: French Grandmaster Gilles Mirallès dies at age 55:


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