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Elena Sedina
E Sedina 
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Number of games in database: 607
Years covered: 1992 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2299 (2264 rapid, 2260 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2425

Overall record: +185 -142 =212 (54.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 68 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (136) 
    B40 B51 B30 B31 B27
 French Defense (42) 
    C02 C03 C01 C11 C00
 Caro-Kann (24) 
    B10 B18 B13 B12 B14
 Giuoco Piano (15) 
    C50 C53
 King's Indian Attack (14) 
 Pirc (12) 
    B09 B07
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (122) 
    C11 C09 C01 C00 C02
 Slav (69) 
    D17 D10 D12 D11 D15
 French Tarrasch (36) 
    C09 C07 C03 C04 C05
 French (33) 
    C11 C00 C10 C13
 French Winawer (26) 
    C18 C17 C15 C19
 King's Indian Attack (17) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Sedina vs S Tkeshelashvili, 2003 1-0
   E Sedina vs J Majdan, 2006 1-0
   K Dolzhykova vs E Sedina, 2009 1/2-1/2
   E Sedina vs Carlsen, 2003 1-0
   A Skripchenko vs E Sedina, 2005 1/2-1/2
   E Sedina vs Yifan Hou, 2008 1-0
   E Sedina vs K Smokina, 2005 1-0
   E Sedina vs E N'guyen, 2013 1-0
   E Sedina vs M Mueller-Seps, 2011 1-0
   T Avdeenko vs E Sedina, 2009 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Championship (Women) (2002)
   Bratto Open-A (2004)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2001)
   European Championship (Women) (2006)
   European Championship (Women) (2004)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2011)
   Dresden Olympiad (Women) (2008)
   European Championship (Women) (2005)
   European Championship (Women) (2010)
   Gibraltar Masters (2010)
   Istanbul Olympiad (Women) (2012)
   European Championship (Women) (2009)
   European Championship (Women) (2013)
   Tromso Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   FIDE Online Olympiad (2020)

   🏆 European Team Championship (Women)
   S Sucikova vs E Sedina (Nov-21-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Roebers vs E Sedina (Nov-19-21) 1-0
   P Shuvalova vs E Sedina (Nov-16-21) 1-0
   A M Sargsyan vs E Sedina (Nov-15-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Sedina vs I Gaponenko (Nov-14-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-01-1968, 54 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Italy)

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International Master and Woman Grandmaster Elena Sedina was born in Kiev and learned the rules of chess at the age of 7. She was awarded the WIM title in 1991, the WGM title in 1996 and the IM title in 1998. She moved to Italy in 1995 and palys for the Italian Chess Federation since April 2001.

In 2005 she was the first woman ever to win the Australian Open Championship. Sedina was Italian women's champion in 2019 and 2021.

Wikipedia article: Elena Sedina

Last updated: 2022-01-13 16:01:26

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 641  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Litynska vs E Sedina  1-0481992YUG-chTB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
2. E Sedina vs P Chilingirova  1-0601994Moscow Olympiad (Women)B50 Sicilian
3. E Sedina vs S Sale  1-0401994Catania opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. E Sedina vs I Madl  1-0411994Moscow Olympiad (Women)B50 Sicilian
5. E Sedina vs A Della Ragione  1-0421994Formia OpenB01 Scandinavian
6. E Dizdarevic vs E Sedina  1-0431994Formia OpenA04 Reti Opening
7. E Eletsky vs E Sedina  1-0621994Formia OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
8. E Sedina vs G Vignato  1-0181994Formia OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
9. E Sedina vs P Mola  ½-½261994Formia OpenB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
10. S Kovacevic vs E Sedina  1-0271994Formia OpenD00 Queen's Pawn Game
11. A Picardi vs E Sedina  ½-½261994Formia OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
12. E Sedina vs M Leoncini  1-0651994Formia OpenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
13. M Mrdja vs E Sedina  1-0191995Marostica opC18 French, Winawer
14. E Sedina vs M Ubezio  1-0191995Porto San Giorgio OpenB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
15. G Lagumina vs E Sedina  0-1101995Porto San Giorgio OpenC01 French, Exchange
16. F Bellomo vs E Sedina  0-1411995Porto San Giorgio OpenA04 Reti Opening
17. E Sedina vs M Godena  1-0401995Porto San Giorgio OpenB30 Sicilian
18. E Sedina vs D Canelli  1-0261995Asti Open MastersC02 French, Advance
19. E Sedina vs M Godena  0-1261995Asti Open MastersC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
20. V Bianco vs E Sedina  1-0421995Asti Open MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
21. L Fuggetta vs E Sedina  0-1311995Asti Open MastersA22 English
22. E Sedina vs F Malano  1-0241995Asti Open MastersB30 Sicilian
23. E Sedina vs G Coppini  ½-½411995Asti Open MastersB07 Pirc
24. M Mrdja vs E Sedina  ½-½531995Asti Open MastersC18 French, Winawer
25. M Dutreeuw vs E Sedina  1-0401995Asti Open MastersC18 French, Winawer
 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 641  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-09-05  Karpova: Elena Sedina (ITA) won the Australian 2005 Open Championship (the first woman ever!) with 8.5/11.

Born in 1968
Titles: IM, WGM

Mar-09-05  checkpat: I think that women have better claim
to equality in chess than that!
Very sad for Australia that the National
competition is won by somebody under 2500
Mar-09-05  Open Defence: probably coz the notable Australian players represented other countries ?
Mar-09-05  Karpova: <checkpat>

<I think that women have better claim to equality in chess than that!>
it's a great success for sedina. i didn't talk about female chessplayers in general.

<Very sad for Australia that the National competition is won by somebody under 2500>
why? she deserves this success. there have been strong GMs like Kengis

Sep-05-08  sonia91: Today she won against Hou Yifan (!).
Jun-01-10  weisyschwarz: Buon compleanno, Elena!
Dec-17-14  waustad: She plays in many team events. I was wondering if she had moved to Germany because of her presence in the FBL, but she also plays in leagues in several other countries. I have no idea where she actually lives. It seems to have little to do with one's official nationality in chess terms.
Dec-12-21  Albertan: Sedina is the 2021 Italian Women’s Chess Champion:

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