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Sophie Milliet
S Milliet 
Photo © Farid Khayrulin; courtesy of Zahir Ahmadov.  
Number of games in database: 642
Years covered: 2000 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2401 (2381 rapid, 2296 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2421

Overall record: +242 -146 =218 (57.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 36 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (138) 
    B30 B22 B23 B51 B25
 French Defense (49) 
    C02 C11 C18 C10 C01
 Caro-Kann (32) 
    B12 B18 B15 B16 B10
 Ruy Lopez (23) 
    C78 C95 C67 C92 C70
 French (17) 
    C11 C10
 Scandinavian (14) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (77) 
    B47 B22 B40 B32 B30
 Queen's Pawn Game (42) 
    A45 A46 D02 E10 A50
 Modern Benoni (24) 
    A57 A56 A58 A70 A59
 Philidor's Defense (20) 
 Sicilian Taimanov (20) 
    B47 B48 B46
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E32 E46 E20 E49 E47
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Milliet vs I Ludwig, 2001 1-0
   S Milliet vs A Corke, 2013 1-0
   D Daulyte-Cornette vs S Milliet, 2011 0-1
   S Milliet vs V Gunina, 2012 1-0
   M Velcheva vs S Milliet, 2007 0-1
   S Milliet vs C Forestier, 2012 1-0
   S Milliet vs M Doncheva, 2002 1-0
   K G Shirazi vs S Milliet, 2021 0-1
   Karpov vs S Milliet, 2010 1/2-1/2
   S Milliet vs A Caoili, 2001 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   French Championship (Women) (2008)
   French Championship (Women) (2005)
   French Championship (Women) (2015)
   French Championship (Women) (2002)
   Turin Olympiad (Women) (2006)
   French Team Championship (2011)
   4NCL Div 1a 2018/19 (2018)
   Baku Olympiad (Women) (2016)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2009)
   European Championship (Women) (2013)
   European Championship (Women) (2018)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   European Championship (Women) (2005)
   Dresden Olympiad (Women) (2008)
   Istanbul Olympiad (Women) (2012)

   🏆 37th European Chess Club Cup
   S Milliet vs M Neugebauer (Oct-05-22) 0-1
   B Bayarmaa vs S Milliet (Aug-09-22) 1-0
   S Milliet vs N Mayrhuber (Aug-08-22) 1-0
   Z Hagarova vs S Milliet (Aug-07-22) 1/2-1/2
   J Terao vs S Milliet (Aug-06-22) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-02-1983, 39 years old) France

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Milliet is an IM and a WGM. French Women's Champion in 2003, 2008, 2009 and 2011, and runner up in 2010.

Wikipedia article: Sophie Milliet

 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 654  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Milliet vs A Powell  ½-½382000Glorney and Faber CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
2. S Milliet vs S N Longson  1-0342000Glorney and Faber CupC02 French, Advance
3. G van Laecke vs S Milliet  ½-½482000Glorney and Faber CupA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. M Visschedijk vs S Milliet  0-1392000Glorney and Faber CupC42 Petrov Defense
5. S Milliet vs M Buckley  1-0492000Glorney and Faber CupC02 French, Advance
6. A Dacalor vs S Milliet  1-0532000FRA-ch (Women)A56 Benoni Defense
7. M Sebag vs S Milliet 1-0342000ch-FRA WomenC42 Petrov Defense
8. S Milliet vs X Camacho  1-0402001FRA-chT C02 French, Advance
9. S Feuvrier vs S Milliet  0-1372001FRA-chT B22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. S Milliet vs P Depyl  0-1302001FRA-chT B07 Pirc
11. S Milliet vs I Ludwig 1-0182001Faber CupC42 Petrov Defense
12. A Zakoucka vs S Milliet  0-1542001Faber CupB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. S Milliet vs L Johnston  1-0382001Faber CupB01 Scandinavian
14. S Milliet vs S Bermond  1-0332001Faber CupC42 Petrov Defense
15. M Bensdorp-De Labaca vs S Milliet  ½-½592001Faber CupA56 Benoni Defense
16. S Milliet vs A Caoili 1-0402001WYG18B23 Sicilian, Closed
17. M Shukurova vs S Milliet  0-1762001WYG18B22 Sicilian, Alapin
18. S Milliet vs H Richards  ½-½402001WYG18C02 French, Advance
19. S Milliet vs S Gvetadze  0-1292001WYG18B23 Sicilian, Closed
20. B Ankhchimeg vs S Milliet  ½-½632001WYG18C42 Petrov Defense
21. S Milliet vs C Miron  ½-½412001WYG18A04 Reti Opening
22. L Khusnutdinova vs S Milliet  ½-½302001WYG18D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. S Milliet vs M Szymanska  1-0382001WYG18C02 French, Advance
24. A C Calotescu vs S Milliet  0-1462001WYG18D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
25. S Milliet vs M Meyer  ½-½652001WYG18C02 French, Advance
 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 654  PGN Download
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Jul-16-09  wanabe2000: A last round quick 8 move draw against WGM Marta Michna and IM Sophie Milliet has won The Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa Tournament which is part of the 2009 Donostia Chess Festival. She was undefeated 7/9 (+5-0=4).
Jul-17-09  Valmy: Congratulations for winning Diputacion Foral de Gipuzkoa
Jul-17-09  kurtrichards: Congratulations, Sophie!
Feb-28-10  notyetagm: Not a pretty ending here for Mademoiselle Milliet.

Chess Potpourri

by GM Alex Baburin

Milliet (2404) - Wirig (2497)

Nancy (2), 23.02.2010

Here Black 'checkmated' the enemy
queen in two moves:

31...Rd8! 32.Qb1 Qb2! 0–1.

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  Tabanus: Placed 2nd in the French championship (women) 9-21 August 2010:

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: French champion 2003, 2008 and 2009. A detailed bio in English is here:

Oct-28-10  Oxnard: Chess AND French AND a knockout? Gentleman, these are a few of my favourite things.
Oct-28-10  ex0duz: She looks pretty 'blazed' here doesn't she? Red eyes, cheeky grin, all signs point to blazed! Or maybe had a few drinks already :p

That nonetheless only adds to her charm n beauty :)

Nov-06-10  Ron: She has a Facebook page:
Mar-11-13  waustad: With another loss today she's having a terrible tournament at the Women's World Team Championship (2013). Playing on board 3 would have been easier for her, but the French top 2 didn't come.
Mar-12-13  waustad: A win on the last day probably took some of the sting out if it.
Mar-12-13  IndigoViolet: Looks like she could have been a model for the <Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood>.
Jun-09-13  Method B: Bacrot vs S Milliet, 2013

She beat Bacrot with the black pieces during the French Team Championship.

Jun-09-13  Illogic: She did indeed, but it was Bacrot's wife, not THE Bacrot. (ChessGames messed up)
Jun-09-13  nok: You mean LE Bacrot.
Aug-02-13  BlackFront: <Looks like she could have been a model for the <Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood>.>

I think she was:

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  perfidious: There goes <Indigo>, talking to himself again......
Aug-20-13  waustad: She's the top rated woman at the French Championship going on right now in Nancy. Both of the higher rated women are not playing.
Nov-29-14  waustad: SK Schwäbisch Hall, her team in the Frauenbundesliga must be glad she's playing this weekend. many of their best players are in Qatar. Between that tournament and the Russian Superfinal, a lot of FBL teams have players on higher boards than usual. For the moment they are still slightly ahead of OSG Baden Baden, which got much closer after going 5.5/6 against Schachgemeinschaft Leipzig today. The two teams play each other in late January, so possibly Gibtel and/or Wijk aan Zee will sap the strength of several teams. I'm not sure of their dates.
Apr-18-15  waustad: She's now playing in Indonesia at JAPFA GRANDMASTER TOURNAMENT 2015: along with Alina L'Ami and Sergei Tiviakov. This will turn into a lavish chessbase photo opportunity. Last time Ticia Gara came with them as the designated attractive European woman in a sarong.
Apr-18-15  waustad: Don't get me wrong, I may be cynical but I'm looking forward to the articles.
Apr-05-16  posoo: Dos anyon else get NERVOS when chessmen start asking about where to find pictus of female CHESS PLAYERS?



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  Penguincw: IM/WGM Milliet was on hand with French Chess Federation President Bachar Kouatly and FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich to "promote FIDE's bid for Olympic inclusion".

May-20-21  Albertan: Sophie Milliet leads in Chartres

Aug-28-21  Albertan: An interview with her is here:

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