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Ekaterina Kovalevskaya
Number of games in database: 839
Years covered: 1994 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2384 (2282 rapid, 2177 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2536

Overall record: +271 -155 =323 (57.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 90 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (102) 
    B23 B51 B40 B50 B30
 English (44) 
    A13 A14 A15 A10 A11
 King's Indian Attack (40) 
 French Defense (36) 
    C01 C11 C14 C00 C07
 Caro-Kann (30) 
    B18 B13 B11 B12 B10
 Reti System (25) 
    A06 A04
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (143) 
    B30 B32 B31 B22 B58
 Queen's Pawn Game (39) 
    D02 E00 A46 D05 A45
 King's Indian (28) 
    E94 E67 E68 E60 E95
 Tarrasch Defense (27) 
    D34 D32 D33
 Queen's Gambit Declined (23) 
    D30 D38 D36
 Modern Benoni (21) 
    A58 A57 A59
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Kovalevskaya vs P Bjarnehag, 2002 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs S Masego, 2007 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs Lagno, 2004 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs O Kozlitin, 2002 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs R A Popov, 2001 1-0
   Koneru vs E Kovalevskaya, 2004 1/2-1/2
   E Kovalevskaya vs T Kosintseva, 2013 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs Bluebaum, 2015 1/2-1/2
   Mamedyarov vs E Kovalevskaya, 2015 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Championship (Women) (2000)
   European Championship (Women) (2001)
   Russian Championship Superfinal (Women) (2005)
   Women's World Team Championship (2007)
   European Club Cup (Women) (2008)
   32nd Rilton Cup (2002)
   European Championship (Women) (2002)
   European Championship (Women) (2009)
   European Championship (Women) (2015)
   Russian Team Championship (Women) (2018)
   European Championship (Women) (2010)
   European Championship (Women) (2013)
   European Championship (Women) (2004)
   Chigorin Memorial (1999)
   European Championship (Women) (2008)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Russian Championship Superfinal (Women) 2006 by Tabanus

   🏆 Russian Championship Higher League (Women)
   O Gritsayeva vs E Kovalevskaya (Jul-05-21) 0-1
   E Goltseva vs E Kovalevskaya (Jul-04-21) 1-0
   E Kovalevskaya vs M Nosacheva (Jul-03-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Borisova vs E Kovalevskaya (Jul-02-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Kovalevskaya vs Mariya Yakimova (Jun-30-21) 1-0

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(born Apr-17-1974, 48 years old) Russia
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IM and a WGM Ekaterina Valentinovna Kovalevskaya won the Women’s Russian Championship in 1994 and 2000 and was runner up in the European Championships (Women) in 2000 and 2001. She was a member of the Russian Olympic team in 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004 which won the silver medal in 1998 and the bronze in 2000 and 2004.

Kovalevskaya reached the semi finals of the Women's World Championship in 2000, losing to eventual World Championship winner Xie Jun. She became Women's Vice-World Champion in 2004 after defeating Koneru Humpy in the semi final and losing the final match to Antoaneta Stefanova. She also played in the FIDE Women's World Championship (2006) reaching the quarter final, but was defeated in the rapid playoff games by Yuhua Xu. She contested the FIDE Knock-out Women's World Championship (2012), but lost in the first round tiebreaker to IM/WGM Alisa Mikhailovna Galliamova.

Wikipedia article: Ekaterina Kovalevskaya

Last updated: 2018-03-09 11:50:28

 page 1 of 36; games 1-25 of 880  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Kovalevskaya vs Kosten  1-04219922nd Principe de Asturias rapidC41 Philidor Defense
2. Motylev vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½431994St Petersburg op2B32 Sicilian
3. E Kovalevskaya vs I Madl  ½-½341994Moscow Olympiad (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. P Tregubov vs E Kovalevskaya  1-0541995Berliner Sommer 13thE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
5. E Kovalevskaya vs Ulybin  ½-½281995St Petersburg opC14 French, Classical
6. E Kovalevskaya vs Tseshkovsky  0-1361995St. Petersburg OpenB08 Pirc, Classical
7. E Kovalevskaya vs M Litynska  ½-½251996UKR-ch (Women)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
8. M Litynska vs E Kovalevskaya  1-0611996Parnu-CE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
9. E Kovalevskaya vs P Tregubov  0-1481997RUS-Cup6B30 Sicilian
10. E Kovalevskaya vs Ponomariov  0-1621997RUS-Cup6B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
11. E Kovalevskaya vs Beshukov  0-1651997RUS-Cup6B40 Sicilian
12. Kholmov vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½391997Komercni Banka opB58 Sicilian
13. E Kovalevskaya vs A Zatonskih  ½-½311998ROM-chTB30 Sicilian
14. E Kovalevskaya vs S Zagrebelny  ½-½311998RUS-Cup06B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
15. E Kovalevskaya vs J Demina  ½-½411998Elista Olympiad (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
16. A Zatonskih vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½401999ROM-chTB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
17. E Kovalevskaya vs I Kryukova 0-138199949th ch-RUS (women)C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
18. N Kosintseva vs E Kovalevskaya  0-1721999RUS-ch49 (Women)B53 Sicilian
19. T Kosintseva vs E Kovalevskaya  0-1471999RUS-ch49 (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. E Kovalevskaya vs T Shadrina  1-026199949th ch-RUS (women)B01 Scandinavian
21. E Kovalevskaya vs Anisimov  1-0471999Chigorin MemorialB01 Scandinavian
22. M Nouro vs E Kovalevskaya  ½-½421999Chigorin MemorialB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
23. E Kovalevskaya vs D Melnikov 1-0281999Chigorin MemorialC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
24. A Lastin vs E Kovalevskaya  1-0461999Chigorin MemorialE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
25. E Kovalevskaya vs I Manakov  1-0601999Chigorin MemorialB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-10-03  Ezely Nakhdov: What, no picture? Hmmm, she must have a lot of personality then.

Just kidding, Ashley.

Aug-06-05  Mameluk: Kovalevskaya has King on g1 in the middlegame against Lomeneishvili. If she had white, I wouldn´t mind it...
Mar-16-06  BIDMONFA: Ekaterina Kovalevskaya


Aug-31-07  Manuel Garcia: The best result in the Russian female chess team against China: +1 (5.5/10). She won a couple of nice endings, showing very fine technique.
Apr-17-15  waustad: Perhaps today's POTD will be playing tomorrow in the Frauenbundesliga for OSG Baden Baden. Happy birthday!

Apr-17-15  MagnusVerMagnus: My favorite player!!!!
Apr-11-16  waustad: She was the top scorer for OSG Baden Baden in the German Frauenbundesliga in the recently completed season. Her team won, yet again, but they were tied in match points, so it came down to a better total on board points.

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