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Konstantine Shanava
Number of games in database: 224
Years covered: 2000 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2504 (2395 rapid, 2450 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2589

Overall record: +87 -53 =76 (57.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 8 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B23 B43 B30 B57 B89
 French Defense (12) 
    C10 C03 C05 C09 C01
 Vienna Opening (9) 
    C28 C26 C29 C27
 Giuoco Piano (9) 
    C53 C50
 French Tarrasch (8) 
    C03 C05 C09 C04 C07
 Sicilian Kan (8) 
    B43 B41
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (44) 
    B75 B90 B25 B61 B22
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A41 A40 D02 E00
 Sicilian Dragon (11) 
    B75 B72 B36 B70
 Robatsch (10) 
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B90 B92 B93 B91
 Slav (9) 
    D18 D19 D10 D12 D14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Shanava vs N Umudova, 2010 1-0
   K Shanava vs A Gurkin, 2012 1-0
   K Shanava vs M Vaghar, 2008 1-0
   K Shanava vs L Vesely, 2012 1-0
   K Shanava vs R Hasangatin, 2012 1-0
   M Erdogdu vs K Shanava, 2006 0-1
   Z Ojagverdiyev vs K Shanava, 2007 0-1
   P Tzouganakis vs K Shanava, 2008 0-1
   K Shanava vs Kritz, 2008 1-0
   K Shanava vs A Ipatov, 2014 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Baku Open (2013)
   Baku Chess Festival (2007)
   Batumi op (2001)
   President's Cup (2008)
   23rd Czech Open A (2012)
   Baku Open (2010)
   European Club Cup (2004)
   European Championship (2002)
   European Championship (2006)
   European Championship (2008)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   European Championship (2007)
   Dubai Open (2010)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)

   🏆 80th ch-GEO
   K Shanava vs M Gagunashvili (Apr-20-21) 1/2-1/2
   K Shanava vs M Gagunashvili (Feb-03-20) 1-0
   M Gagunashvili vs K Shanava (Feb-03-20) 0-1
   M Gagunashvili vs K Shanava (Feb-02-20) 1/2-1/2
   K Shanava vs M Gagunashvili (Feb-01-20) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-05-1985, 36 years old) Georgia

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World U16 champion in 2001. GM in 2006. 1st in the Fajr Open (Iran) in 2010. Winner of the Nana Aleksandria Cup (Poti, Georgia), also in 2010. Rated 2589 in May 2012.

ICC: memfis

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 274  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Shanava vs I Cheparinov  1-0381995EU-ch U10C55 Two Knights Defense
2. M Gagunashvili vs K Shanava  ½-½171997EU-ch U12A04 Reti Opening
3. S Zagrebelny vs K Shanava  1-0471998RUS-Cup02B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. E Vorobiov vs K Shanava  ½-½231998RUS-Cup02B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
5. Jobava vs K Shanava  ½-½702000GEO-ch U20D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
6. N Dzagnidze vs K Shanava  1-0552001Baku BP Cup U18-BD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. K Shanava vs M Gagunashvili  ½-½432001GEO-ch U20B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
8. K Shanava vs M Gagunashvili  ½-½132001GEO-ch U16B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
9. K Shanava vs I Ioseliani  ½-½242001Batumi OpenD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. N Sahakyan vs K Shanava  0-1802001Batumi OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
11. K Shanava vs D Chachibaia  1-0352001Batumi OpenC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
12. A Zatonskih vs K Shanava  ½-½922001Batumi OpenB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
13. K Shanava vs Ara Minasian  1-0382001Batumi OpenB03 Alekhine's Defense
14. Z Sturua vs K Shanava  ½-½532001Batumi OpenD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
15. K Shanava vs A Yegiazarian  0-1332001Batumi OpenB30 Sicilian
16. Khurtsidze vs K Shanava  0-1612001Batumi OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. K Shanava vs N Zhukova  ½-½72001Batumi OpenC03 French, Tarrasch
18. K Shanava vs A Korobov  1-0202001WYB16B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. S Buckley vs K Shanava  ½-½572001WYB16B25 Sicilian, Closed
20. A Sitnikov vs K Shanava  0-1492001WYB16B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. K Shanava vs I Cheparinov  ½-½372001WYB16B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
22. A Zhigalko vs K Shanava  ½-½302001WYB16B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
23. K Shanava vs F Berkes  1-0322001WYB16B49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. B Heberla vs K Shanava  0-1432001WYB16B23 Sicilian, Closed
25. K Shanava vs N Dzagnidze  1-0302002Tbilisi Prise of Meria opB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 274  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-06  Bobak Zahmat: Konstantine Shanava from Georgia is an International Master.
Sep-24-09  BIDMONFA: Konstantine Shanava

SHANAVA, Konstantine

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  Tabanus: GM Konstantine Shanava, Georgia, born 5 May 1985. Now rated 2551, (currently no data in FIDE ratings).

GM in 2006. Rated 2561 in Nov. 2009. ICC: memfis

Biography: (in Polish)

Pictures: (2006, in blue)

World U16 champion 2001. Placed 2nd in Olomouc GM-A (CZE) Aug. 2005 (1st GM norm), 8th in Georgian Ch 2006, 3rd (?) in Georgian Ch 2008, 4th in Fajr Open (Iran) 2008, 11th in Georgian Ch 2009, 11th in Baku Open Sept. 2009, 4th in Georgian Ch Jan. 2010, 13th in Caspian Cup (Rasht, NW Iran) Feb. 2010,

1st today in Fajr Open (Iran) 19-26 Feb. 2010:, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: Winner of the Nana Aleksandria Cup (Poti, Georgia) 10-19 July 2010:, congratulations!

Apr-09-12  waustad: He trounced Bacrot today at the Neckar Open.
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: GM Konstantine Shanava..

<GM Konstantine G. Shanava, 2589, 27 years old, an economist who likes billiards. He very frankly says he has four hobbies: drinking, women, women and women!>


Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: At least three of that four hobbies are quite expensive :)

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