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Alexander Zubov
Number of games in database: 380
Years covered: 1999 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2589 (2685 rapid, 2740 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2630

Overall record: +101 -35 =120 (62.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 124 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D30 D38 D31 D37 D06
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    E10 D02 A45 A40 A46
 Slav (18) 
    D11 D10 D12 D18
 Sicilian (13) 
    B53 B90 B81 B30 B97
 King's Indian (12) 
    E61 E94 E70 E92 E91
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E12 E14 E15 E17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (37) 
    B42 B43 B90 B92 B51
 Pirc (18) 
    B07 B09 B08
 Uncommon Opening (16) 
    B00 A00
 Grunfeld (15) 
    D85 D70 D87 D92 D78
 Sicilian Kan (14) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A45 D02 E00 E10 A46
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Zubov vs H Barseghyan, 2017 1-0
   Zubov vs Ganguly, 2003 1/2-1/2
   Zubov vs Carlsen, 2018 1-0
   Zubov vs I Cheparinov, 2016 1/2-1/2
   Zubov vs A Demkovich, 2003 1-0
   Zubov vs K Georgiev, 2005 1-0
   Anand Saurabh vs Zubov, 2019 0-1
   Zubov vs R Dimitrov, 2017 1-0
   R Dimitrov vs Zubov, 2017 0-1
   Zubov vs R Jumabayev, 2017 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Nikolaev (2001)
   World Junior Championship (2003)
   Corsica Masters (2017)
   Ukrainian Championship (2014)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2016)
   Ukrainian Championship (2012)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2017)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2019)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)
   Dubai Open (2018)
   Sharjah Masters (2019)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   European Championship (2015)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Corsica Masters 2017 by Tabanus

   🏆 89th ch-UKR
   V Matviishen vs Zubov (Nov-23-20) 1/2-1/2
   Li Min Peng vs Zubov (Feb-18-20) 1/2-1/2
   Zubov vs B Grachev (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
   Dubov vs Zubov (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   A Sarana vs Zubov (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz

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FIDE player card for Alexander Zubov

(born Apr-04-1983, 39 years old) Ukraine
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IM (1999); GM (2011).

Alexander Zubov was joint third in the 2003 World Junior Championship and joint first in the 2003 Ukraine U-20 Championship. He was =1st (2nd on tiebreak) at the 10th Nana Aleksandria Cup 2015.

He is also a second to Sergey Karjakin.

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 384  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Malakhatko vs Zubov  1-0391999Alushta3A04 Reti Opening
2. Zubov vs Savon  0-1841999Alushta3C67 Ruy Lopez
3. A Moiseenko vs Zubov  0-1551999April Int.D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
4. Zubov vs Y Dumansky  ½-½251999UKR olD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
5. Zubov vs Korotylev  ½-½211999AlushtaD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Zubov vs V Malakhatko  ½-½341999AlushtaA30 English, Symmetrical
7. S Atalik vs Zubov  1-0531999AlushtaE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
8. Zubov vs V Khomyakov  0-1731999AlushtaE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
9. D Svetushkin vs Zubov  0-1521999AlushtaB10 Caro-Kann
10. Zubov vs Miles  ½-½511999AlushtaD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
11. Zubov vs A Rakhmangulov  ½-½361999AlushtaB07 Pirc
12. Kuzmin vs Zubov  ½-½141999AlushtaB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
13. Zubov vs V Rogovski  0-11041999AlushtaA04 Reti Opening
14. A Nosenko vs Zubov  ½-½301999AlushtaD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. D Salinnikov vs Zubov  ½-½161999AlushtaA04 Reti Opening
16. D Smerdon vs Zubov  ½-½511999Wch U16B07 Pirc
17. L Akulov vs Zubov  0-1372000UKR-chD03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
18. Timoshenko vs Zubov  ½-½412000Ordzhonikidze zt 1.9B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
19. Y Kruppa vs Zubov  ½-½212000Ordzhonikidze zt 1.9D85 Grunfeld
20. Zubov vs Neverov  0-1452000Ordzhonikidze zt 1.9B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. Zubov vs J Markos  0-1322000EU-chT U18E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. I Blasko vs Zubov  0-1542000EU-chT U18D87 Grunfeld, Exchange
23. A Schenk vs Zubov  0-1562000EU-chT U18D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. Zubov vs M Perunovic 1-0782000EU-chT U18A17 English
25. D Kjartansson vs Zubov  0-1342000EU-chT U18A56 Benoni Defense
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 384  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-24-08  BIDMONFA: Alexander Zubov

ZUBOV, Alexander

Nov-03-09  Billy Vaughan: This guy seems to be the highest-rated IM.
Jun-19-10  renumeratedfrog: This guy is rated 2586 as of June 2010, but he's still only an IM... What gives?
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  OhioChessFan: Activities that seem to represent choices are often inert reproductions of accepted practice.
Feb-08-11  wordfunph: GM in 2011..

Feb-09-11  Bratek: "Bee-keeper Zubov wins Cracovia Open with 26oo+ performance"
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  Penguincw: Congrats to top seed Alexander Zubov for winning Krakow with a score of 8/9, 1.5 points ahead of 2nd seed Petr Golubka. However, he was the first seed by 227 points, so yeah...
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  Penguincw: 6 days late, but congrats to Alexander Zubov for winning the Arad Open on tiebreaks with a score of 7.5/9.
Dec-10-18  Winston Smith: Here's a game I lost to Zubov on Lichess.
[Event "Casual Bullet game"]
[Site ""]
[Date "2018.12.10"]
[Round "-"]
[White "Alexander_Zubov"]
[Black "winstonsmithamm"]
[Result "1-0"]
[UTCDate "2018.12.10"]
[UTCTime "22:22:15"]
[WhiteElo "2933"]
[BlackElo "2002"]
[WhiteTitle "GM"]
[Variant "Standard"]
[TimeControl "60+0"]
[ECO "D02"]
[Opening "Queen's Pawn Game: Symmetrical Variation"] [Termination "Normal"]
[Annotator ""]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 D02 ♕ueen's ♙awn Game: Symmetrical Variation 3. c4 Nc6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Rc1 h6 8. Bh4 a6 9. Bd3 Re8 10. O-O Ne4 11. Bxe7 Rxe7 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. Bxe4 f5 14. Bxc6 bxc6 15. Ne5 Bd7 16. Qf3 Qe8 17. Rfd1 a5 18. Rc3 a4 19. Ra3 g5 20. h4 Rg7 21. hxg5 hxg5 22. g4 fxg4 23. Qxg4 Re7 24. Kg2 Rg7 25. Rh1 Qe7 26. Rh5 Ra7 27. Qh3 Kf8 28. Rh8+ Rg8 29. Ng6+ ♗lack resigns. 1-0

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  Messiah: Thank you for just beating the Justin Bieber of chess! :)
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  ketchuplover: Down goes Carlsen!
Apr-08-19  Alexandro: (Down goes, Carlsen) Not Yet! Winner of Gashimov Memorial 2019!!!
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<ketchuplover: Down goes Carlsen!> Indeed, Zubov vs Carlsen, 2018

<Alexandro: Winner of Gashimov Memorial 2019!!!> Also true, and how!

Jan-23-20  engineerX: Probably the highest rated bee-keeper in the world.

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