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Jakov Geller
Number of games in database: 341
Years covered: 2000 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2521 (2570 rapid, 2434 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2569

Overall record: +81 -75 =110 (51.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 75 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (66) 
    B90 B30 B23 B51 B45
 French Defense (22) 
    C11 C18 C16 C14 C00
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B12 B14 B13 B18 B11
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
    B90 B93 B94
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C78 C67 C80 C85 C99
 Giuoco Piano (11) 
    C50 C54 C53
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (63) 
    B48 B47 B40 B43 B49
 Sicilian Taimanov (27) 
    B48 B47 B49
 Queen's Gambit Declined (22) 
    D30 D31 D35 D37
 King's Indian Attack (14) 
 English (13) 
    A13 A14
 Catalan (10) 
    E04 E09 E06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Besson vs J Geller, 2003 0-1
   J Geller vs G Kozlov, 2009 1-0
   A Kornev vs J Geller, 2007 0-1
   J Geller vs O Huguenin, 2004 1-0
   J Geller vs G Kuzmin, 2002 1-0
   A Shorokhov vs J Geller, 2009 0-1
   J Geller vs Kovalenko, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Team Championship: Higher League (2009)
   Russian Team Championship (2012)
   European Club Cup (2016)
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   7th Stage Russian Cup (2001)
   Russian Team Championship (2017)
   2nd Polugaevsky Mem (2012)
   World Junior Championship (2006)
   White Nights (2001)
   Polugaevsky Memorial (2014)
   Moscow Open (2007)
   European Championship (2007)
   Moscow Open A (2016)
   Chigorin Memorial (2017)
   Russian Team Championship (2014)

   🏆 V I Zilberstein Mem
   J Geller vs O Badelka (Jul-29-21) 0-1
   J Geller vs N Guliyev (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   M Bosiocic vs J Geller (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   E Gasanov vs J Geller (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
   J Geller vs R Yanchenko (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz

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(born Aug-11-1986, 35 years old) Russia

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 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 401  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Geller vs B Sambuev  0-1552000Chigorin MemA07 King's Indian Attack
2. A Potapov vs J Geller  ½-½652000Chigorin mem opD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. J Geller vs O Strelnikov  0-1412001KrasnodarB23 Sicilian, Closed
4. P Tregubov vs J Geller  ½-½412001KrasnodarD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Novik vs J Geller  ½-½612001Tula itC53 Giuoco Piano
6. D Markosian vs J Geller  1-0382001Russia Cup opC53 Giuoco Piano
7. I Zakharevich vs J Geller  1-0312001Russia Cup opE09 Catalan, Closed
8. Beshukov vs J Geller  ½-½222001KrasnodarC53 Giuoco Piano
9. A Dashko vs J Geller  1-0662001KrasnodarC51 Evans Gambit
10. J Geller vs R Bagirov  0-1432001KrasnodarC14 French, Classical
11. J Geller vs Nadyrkhanov  ½-½112001KrasnodarC42 Petrov Defense
12. J Geller vs A Poluljahov  ½-½442001KrasnodarA07 King's Indian Attack
13. J Geller vs A Stambulian  1-0722001KrasnodarC41 Philidor Defense
14. Maiorov vs J Geller  1-0452001KrasnodarC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
15. J Meister vs J Geller  ½-½412001KrasnodarD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. J Geller vs V Yemelin ½-½252001White NightsC67 Ruy Lopez
17. V Yandemirov vs J Geller  ½-½222001White NightsC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
18. J Geller vs A Iljushin  ½-½202001White NightsC00 French Defense
19. S Virovlansky vs J Geller  1-0622001White NightsD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. J Geller vs J Razuvajeva  1-0392001White NightsB23 Sicilian, Closed
21. Kholmov vs J Geller  ½-½382001White NightsA02 Bird's Opening
22. J Geller vs R Lovkov  1-0412001White NightsC00 French Defense
23. A Anjuhin vs J Geller  0-1542001White NightsC45 Scotch Game
24. J Geller vs Kuporosov  ½-½252001White NightsB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
25. M Petrov vs J Geller  1-0412001Czech OpenC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 401  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Honza Cervenka: Jakov Geller
Dec-16-05  sitzkrieg: Well spoken Honza.
Is he related with Yefim?
Dec-16-05  sitzkrieg: The son of THE Geller was IM or GM
Dec-16-05  sitzkrieg: but this cant be him. Whats the ful name/url of the son of the best Geller?
Oct-19-06  Ilgiz Tashkhodzhaev: Uri Geller
Oct-19-06  sitzkrieg: Thank you:)
Oct-19-06  sitzkrieg: So he is not in the database.
Oct-19-06  Ilgiz Tashkhodzhaev: No, is here:
Oct-19-06  sitzkrieg: hmmm...
Feb-01-07  BIDMONFA: Jakov Geller


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  HeMateMe: Inconclusive. Is this man the son of Efem Gelller, or no?
Feb-11-11  Caissanist: Efim Geller's son was named Alexander/Aleksandr (not the same Alexander Geller who has a few games in this database).
Nov-11-11  wordfunph: Jacov Geller finally a GM, grats!

Aug-11-13  Abdel Irada: <Ilgiz Tashkhodzhaev: Uri Geller>

Why does this remind me of when I was nine years old, and when my little sister asked me how to spell our grandfather's name (Harold in full), I told her, "H-A-I-R-Y"?

If you'd pulled <sitzkrieg>'s leg any harder, it would still be here.

Aug-11-13  offramp: The mother of Efim Geller.
Aug-01-14  Ke2: The transgendered cousin of Uri Geller.
Aug-01-14  Ke2: Good pun potential with his first name.
Jan-13-15  siimens:
Yakov Geller (b.1986), GM 2011
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  WTHarvey: Here is one of Jakov's early sac-mates.

Jakov Geller vs Alexei Lubashov, Toljatti, 2003

White mates in 4.

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Solution (in reverse)
28.Rxe5+ Ke7 27.Nxf6+ Kxe8 26.Re8+

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