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Valentin Dragnev
V Dragnev  
Number of games in database: 426
Years covered: 2014 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2553 (2385 rapid, 2446 blitz)

Overall record: +106 -108 =104 (49.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 108 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (45) 
    B90 B30 B40 B52 B31
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C78 C84 C92 C95 C77
 Caro-Kann (17) 
    B10 B13 B11 B12 B18
 French Defense (14) 
    C05 C07 C03 C09 C11
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    E10 D02 A46 D05 A50
 French Tarrasch (13) 
    C05 C07 C03 C09
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (33) 
    C77 C84 C95 C78 C89
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    A45 E00 D02 E10 A46
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (17) 
    C84 C95 C89 C92 C86
 Sicilian (13) 
    B90 B51 B43 B93 B48
 Scandinavian (11) 
 Caro-Kann (11) 
    B12 B15 B10 B13 B18
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Ivanchuk vs Dragnev, 2017 0-1
   Dragnev vs Chabanon, 2015 1-0
   P Enders vs Dragnev, 2016 1/2-1/2
   C Bauer vs Dragnev, 2016 1/2-1/2
   Dragnev vs C Daly, 2016 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Youth Championship U18 (2016)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2020)
   Gibraltar Masters (2017)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)
   World Junior Championship (2017)
   Isle of Man Masters (2018)
   Gibraltar Masters (2019)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2019)
   European Championship (2019)
   Gibraltar Masters (2015)
   European Team Championship (2021)
   54th Biel Master Open (2021)
   European Individual Championship (2022)
   European Championship (2021)

   🏆 Sharjah Masters
   V Dragnev vs M Muradli (May-25-23) 0-1
   L van Foreest vs V Dragnev (May-24-23) 1/2-1/2
   V Dragnev vs M Petkov (May-23-23) 1/2-1/2
   B Socko vs V Dragnev (May-22-23) 1/2-1/2
   V Dragnev vs R Vasquez Schroeder (May-21-23) 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-05-1999, 24 years old) Austria

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Valentin Dragnev became a FIDE Master in 2014, an International Master in 2016 and was awarded the Grandmaster title in 2018. He is the second-rated player in Austria and 431st in the world. Dragnev's highest rating was 2564 (in October 2020). He won the Austrian championship in 2020 and finished second in 2018. Dragnev participated in the 42nd and 43rd chess Olympiads.

Wikipedia article: Valentin Dragnev

Last updated: 2022-02-14 06:11:01

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 556  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Dragnev vs Delchev  0-1412014Karpos OpenB40 Sicilian
2. K Tairi vs V Dragnev 0-1352014Karpos OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. V Dragnev vs I Rykov 1-0522014Karpos OpenC07 French, Tarrasch
4. M Roeder vs V Dragnev  1-0392014Karpos OpenA15 English
5. V Dragnev vs N Batkoski  1-0212014Karpos OpenC00 French Defense
6. D Cawdery vs V Dragnev  1-0332014Karpos OpenB32 Sicilian
7. V Dragnev vs T Injac  ½-½822014Karpos OpenA38 English, Symmetrical
8. C I Arda vs V Dragnev  0-1742014Karpos OpenB54 Sicilian
9. V Dragnev vs Z Stanojoski  0-1442014Karpos OpenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
10. A Kovalev vs V Dragnev  1-0502014Tschaturanga OpenC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
11. S Golubov vs V Dragnev  1-0432014FSGM DecemberC41 Philidor Defense
12. V Dragnev vs O Jovanic  ½-½472015Zadar Open AC42 Petrov Defense
13. V Dragnev vs N Homer 1-0222015Gibraltar MastersB12 Caro-Kann Defense
14. A S Rasmussen vs V Dragnev  1-0232015Gibraltar MastersE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
15. V Dragnev vs M De Rosa 1-0342015Gibraltar MastersB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. M Muzychuk vs V Dragnev 1-0382015Gibraltar MastersB40 Sicilian
17. V Dragnev vs R Amgalanbaatar  1-0642015Gibraltar MastersC05 French, Tarrasch
18. Tarjan vs V Dragnev 0-1362015Gibraltar MastersD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. V Dragnev vs M Al Sayed  1-0452015Gibraltar MastersB06 Robatsch
20. Iturrizaga Bonelli vs V Dragnev  1-0272015Gibraltar MastersA15 English
21. V Dragnev vs G Popilski  0-1472015Gibraltar MastersB20 Sicilian
22. P Almagro Llamas vs V Dragnev  0-1322015Gibraltar MastersA46 Queen's Pawn Game
23. V Dragnev vs S Mareco  0-1402015Graz Open AA13 English
24. O Kurmann vs V Dragnev  1-0242015Graz Open AB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
25. L Voloshin vs V Dragnev  ½-½482015Ceske Budejovice GMA45 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 556  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-05-15  waustad: He attained an IM norm at Gibtel. He was the only Austrian player at the tournament it seems. I recall that Austrians usually go straight south to get out of the cold, so the south of Spain isn't as much of a draw for them as for many others. A big tournament in Greece would probably be more popular, though soon there will be a major tournament in Graz, by Austrian standards. Here is some video of him (in German):
Dec-19-15  waustad: He is now very close to the IM title. He picked up 33.4 elo in the Zadar Open and looking at the regs, he picked up an eight game IM norm (see item 1.41c in the FIDE norm regulations), which was all he needed since he already had nine game and ten game norms. It appears that he needs a little over 10 elo more to get the title.
Dec-28-15  waustad: With a good start at the Zurich Christmas Open, he's 2.5/3 so far, he's picking up more elo.
Apr-01-16  waustad: If I read he Austrian site correctly, he just got the IM title, last week.
Dec-17-16  waustad: He has achieved his first GM norm at the Zadar Open.
Jan-29-17  waustad: His play at Gibraltar has been eye opening. Consecutive wins against 3 GMs including Kovalenko and Ivanchuk will pull his rating over the necessary 2500 and leave him in excellent position to get another GM norm. He seems to have zoomed past the Kreisl, Froewis, Schachinger, Diermair group and may soon have only Ragger to look up to in Austrian chess.
Jan-30-17  BIDMONFA: Valentin Dragnev

DRAGNEV, Valentin

Feb-01-17  waustad: Congratulations on the second GM norm since Christmas!
Apr-10-17  waustad: The Austrians all had good starts in the GM norm tournament in Slovakia. This link is probably ephemeral. Dragnev and Kreisl both won today playing black and Shengelia drew.
Aug-12-17  waustad: He's the top rated player in this year's Austrian Championship, which is taking place now in Graz. Games are being broadcast live via
Nov-21-17  waustad: So far in the U20 championship, he’s on pace for a third GM norm.
Apr-30-18  waustad: Congratulations on the final GM norm, achieved in the German Bundesliga. The story is on the Austrian chess blog,
Aug-14-18  wordfunph: <waustad> is number 1 fan of GM Dragnev.
Feb-14-22  lentil: The beginning of the bio seems to have an echo in it!
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  OhioChessFan: I'll have a look, <lentil>
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  saffuna: Maybe we should comment on a different <dragnev> game every Friday. But no speculation, just the facts.
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  OhioChessFan: Definitely a Friday GOTD. I submitted this a while back.

M Muzychuk vs Dragnev, 2015

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