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Pavel Kotsur
Number of games in database: 390
Years covered: 1991 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2517 (2526 rapid, 2521 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2600

Overall record: +135 -70 =140 (59.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 45 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (61) 
    B45 B32 B33 B84 B52
 English (21) 
    A13 A15 A16 A17 A14
 Sicilian Taimanov (11) 
    B45 B47 B46 B48
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C87 C65 C96 C78 C77
 King's Indian (9) 
    E60 E61 E69 E86 E80
 Scotch Game (8) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (62) 
    B42 B51 B22 B58 B67
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    A40 A46 E00 A45 D05
 Nimzo Indian (20) 
    E38 E32 E43 E21 E54
 French Defense (11) 
    C11 C02 C07 C18 C09
 Sicilian Kan (11) 
    B42 B43 B41
 English, 1 c4 c5 (10) 
    A33 A37 A38 A36 A35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Porth vs Kotsur, 2001 0-1
   Kotsur vs Bologan, 2004 1-0
   Kotsur vs Sveshnikov, 2008 1-0
   Kotsur vs D Frolov, 1997 1-0
   Yu Shaoteng vs Kotsur, 1999 0-1
   Kotsur vs T L Petrosian, 2009 1-0
   K Asrian vs Kotsur, 2000 0-1
   Kotsur vs Iturrizaga Bonelli, 2011 1-0
   Lalic vs Kotsur, 1997 0-1
   M Rodshtein vs Kotsur, 2009 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Piloo Mody Open (2004)
   Novgorod Open (1999)
   8th Dubai Open (2006)
   Asian Nations Cup (2014)
   Kurgan (1994)
   Dubai Open (2001)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   Aeroflot Open (2004)
   World Cities Team Championship (2012)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   Aeroflot Open (2009)
   Dubai Open (2000)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   St. Petersburg Open (2003)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)

   🏆 KAZ Independence Rapid
   P Kotsur vs Khusnutdinov (Dec-02-19) 1-0, rapid
   P Kotsur vs Makhnev (Dec-05-18) 0-1
   P Kotsur vs G Oparin (Sep-08-18) 0-1, rapid
   M Nikitenko vs P Kotsur (Aug-08-17) 1/2-1/2
   P Kotsur vs M Gagunashvili (May-10-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jan-03-1974, 49 years old) Kazakhstan

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Pavel Mikhailovich Kotsur. IM in 1993, GM in 1996. Rated 2607 in July 2004. FIDE Arbiter 2009. ICC: Pashket. Played in 6 olympiads 1994-2002 and 2008 Asian Team Ch 1995, 1999 and 2003, and in World Team Ch 1997 (board 1). Knocked out in 1st round of FIDE World Ch four times (1999, 2002, 2004 and 2005). 2nd (shared) in Abu Dhabi Masters 2003, 1st in Kaz/Uzb Zonal 2003, 1st in Pavlodar Open (Kazakhstan) Dec. 2007, 3rd in Parsvnath Open Jan. 2010. The Kazakhstan team chose him for their coach/captain for the 2012 Olympiad and he is also a FIDE Arbiter.

Wikipedia article: Pavel Kotsur

Last updated: 2020-12-11 12:36:24

 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 422  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Andrienko vs P Kotsur  1-0271991URS Junior ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
2. T Nalbandian vs P Kotsur  0-1541991URS Junior ChampionshipA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
3. P Kotsur vs S Appolonov  0-1401991URS Junior ChampionshipC07 French, Tarrasch
4. V Yemelin vs P Kotsur  0-1451991URS Junior ChampionshipB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
5. Glek vs P Kotsur  1-0541991AzovB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
6. S Anapolsky vs P Kotsur  1-0331991URS Junior ChampionshipA61 Benoni
7. P Kotsur vs D Rogozenco  1-0731991URS-chTB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
8. O Romanov vs P Kotsur  0-1241991URS Junior ChampionshipA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
9. P Kotsur vs Morozevich  0-1401992URS-ch U18E60 King's Indian Defense
10. E David vs P Kotsur  0-1321992Wch U18B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
11. P Kotsur vs E Torman  0-1601992Wch U18C01 French, Exchange
12. P Kotsur vs J Barkhagen  0-1391992Wch U18C47 Four Knights
13. P Kotsur vs A Vouldis  1-0301992Wch U18B02 Alekhine's Defense
14. P Roberts vs P Kotsur  0-1191992Wch U18C78 Ruy Lopez
15. V Georgiev vs P Kotsur  ½-½561992Wch U18E99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
16. D Langier vs P Kotsur  1-0191992Wch U18C53 Giuoco Piano
17. N Merant vs P Kotsur  0-1381992Wch U18C78 Ruy Lopez
18. P Jaracz vs P Kotsur  ½-½401992Wch U18C50 Giuoco Piano
19. P Kotsur vs J Maiwald  1-0291992Wch U18C01 French, Exchange
20. P Kotsur vs D Kumaran  ½-½261992Wch U18B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
21. P Kotsur vs Savon  1-0581993KurganB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
22. Rublevsky vs P Kotsur  ½-½231993KurganB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
23. P Kotsur vs V Predein  1-0351994KurganB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
24. P Kotsur vs Chuprov  1-0451994KurganC41 Philidor Defense
25. S Galdunts vs P Kotsur  1-0541994KurganB53 Sicilian
 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 422  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-09-06  PizzatheHut: I see that GM Kotsur is from Kazakhstan. Pardon my ignorance, but could anyone help me with some other GM's that are from Kazakhstan as well?
Mar-09-06  iron maiden: Darmen Sadvakasov of course. For a list of others, you can check the FIDE site:
Mar-09-06  PizzatheHut: Thanks man, I appreciate it.
May-02-09  BIDMONFA: Pavel Kotsur


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  Tabanus: GM Pavel Kotsur, Kazakhstan, born 3 January 1974. Now rated 2568,

IM in 1993. GM in 1996. Rated 2607 in July 2004. FIDE Arbiter 2009. ICC: Pashket

Played in the olympiads 1994 (board 3), 1996 (1st reserve), 1998 (bd. 3), 2000 (bd. 1), 2002 (bd. 1) and 2008 (bd. 2, 6.5/10), Asian Team Ch 1995 (bd. 3), 1999 (bd. 2) and 2003 (bd. 2), and in World Team Ch 1997 (board 1).

Kazakhstani vice champion 2002 (and more?). Knocked out in 1st round of FIDE World Ch four times (1999, 2002, 2004 and 2005).

Placed 4th in Kazakhstan Ch 2003, 2nd (shared) in Abu Dhabi Masters 2003, 1st in Kaz/Uzb Zonal 2003, 6th in Piloo Mody Open (India) Oct. 2004, 10th in Abu Dhabi Open Aug. 2005, 4th in ONGC Cup (India) March 2006, 2nd in in Kazakhstan Ch Aug. 2006, 11th in Dubai Open April 2007, 1st in Pavlodar Open (Kazakhstan) Dec. 2007, 34th in Moscow Open A Feb. 2009,

3rd in Parsvnath Open 14-22 Jan. 2010:

Biographies: (in Polish)

Pictures: http://iulianceausescu.files.wordpr...

Feb-04-11  Don Cossacks: The Kotsur-Zhou Weiqi game in Moscow Open 2011 was ambiguous.White was obviously winning but it was 0-1 any clarifications?

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