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Ekaterina Atalik
E Atalik 
Number of games in database: 565
Years covered: 1996 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2450 (2419 rapid, 2228 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2481

Overall record: +165 -110 =178 (56.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 112 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Gambit Declined (24) 
    D37 D38 D30 D35 D31
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A41 A46 E00 A40 A45
 Sicilian (21) 
    B30 B40 B25 B31 B22
 Slav (21) 
    D17 D10 D11 D15 D16
 Semi-Slav (18) 
    D45 D46 D43 D44 D47
 King's Indian (17) 
    E94 E92 E90 E77 E69
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (36) 
    B12 B18 B13 B10 B11
 Ruy Lopez (27) 
    C77 C80 C67 C69 C65
 Grunfeld (23) 
    D85 D76 D78 D91 D93
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    D02 A46 A45 D04 D00
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D37 D31 D30 D36 D38
 English (16) 
    A15 A13 A18 A14 A11
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Cmilyte vs E Atalik, 2007 0-1
   E Atalik vs A Skripchenko, 2006 1-0
   Lagno vs E Atalik, 2007 0-1
   E Atalik vs J Movsesian, 2001 1-0
   E Atalik vs M Muzychuk, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Championship (Women) (2006)
   Russian Championship (Women) (2002)
   Isbank Ataturk Women Masters (2008)
   European Championship (Women) (2018)
   Russian Championship (Women) (2003)
   European Championship (Women) (2007)
   Turkish Team Championship (2011)
   European Team Championship (Women) (2019)
   European Championship (Women) (2016)
   European Championship (Women) (2019)
   European Championship (Women) (2003)
   European Championship (Women) (2013)
   European Championship (Women) (2017)
   Turin Olympiad (Women) (2006)
   Batumi Olympiad (Women) (2018)

   🏆 European Team Championship (Women)
   E Atalik vs L Unuk (Nov-21-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Paehtz vs E Atalik (Nov-20-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Atalik vs L Georgescu (Nov-19-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Atalik vs M Stojkovska (Nov-18-21) 1-0
   K Toma vs E Atalik (Nov-16-21) 0-1

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(born Nov-14-1982, 39 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Turkey)

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International Master and Woman Grandmaster.

In April of 2006 she won the European Championship (Women) (2006). She was Turkish Women's Champion in 2008, 2016 and 2018. Atalik is also a FIDE Instructor.

Maiden name: Polovnikova. She is married to Suat Atalik.

Wikipedia article: Ekaterina Atalik

Last updated: 2021-07-25 09:55:58

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 598  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Atalik vs Wang Yu  1-0601996Wch U14 GirlsC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
2. E Atalik vs R Hamid  1-0591998Elista Olympiad (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
3. E Sziva vs E Atalik  ½-½221998Elista Olympiad (Women)B01 Scandinavian
4. E Atalik vs N Phan-Koshnitsky  ½-½381998Elista Olympiad (Women)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
5. E Atalik vs Kholmov  ½-½321998Chigorin memC41 Philidor Defense
6. E Atalik vs I Zakharevich  ½-½521999Geller Memorial (Cup Russia)A07 King's Indian Attack
7. Chekhov vs E Atalik  1-0271999RUS-Cup03 (Geller mem)B01 Scandinavian
8. E Atalik vs M Lomineishvili  ½-½471999European Team Championship (Women)B30 Sicilian
9. E Atalik vs I Berzina  1-0491999European Team Championship (Women)B01 Scandinavian
10. E Fakhiridou vs E Atalik  0-1361999European Team Championship (Women)B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
11. S Nikoladze vs E Atalik  ½-½511999European Team Championship (Women)A58 Benko Gambit
12. E Atalik vs M Calzetta  0-1351999European Team Championship (Women)B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
13. E Atalik vs P Blazkova  1-0261999European Team Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
14. I Lauterbach vs E Atalik  ½-½611999European Team Championship (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
15. E Atalik vs M Velcheva  1-0471999European Team Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
16. S Bezgodova vs E Atalik  ½-½132000St. Petersburg (Women)D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
17. T Melamed vs E Atalik ½-½72000St. Petersburg (Women)B30 Sicilian
18. E Atalik vs Kupreichik  0-1442000Petroff mem opB30 Sicilian
19. E Atalik vs J Movsesian  1-0672000Russian Championship (Women)B30 Sicilian
20. E Lopatskaya vs E Atalik  0-1332000Russian Championship (Women)A04 Reti Opening
21. E Atalik vs T Stepovaia  0-1332000Russian Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
22. L Saunina vs E Atalik  ½-½632000Russian Championship (Women)B32 Sicilian
23. E Atalik vs I Mashinskaya  1-0652000Russian Championship (Women)A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
24. E Atalik vs Kosteniuk  1-0362000Russian Championship (Women)A25 English
25. E Kovalevskaya vs E Atalik  1-0302000Russian Championship (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 598  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-01-05  Karpova: According to she's going to marry Suat Atalik. He is double her age.
Nov-01-05  notsodeepthought: From the same article: "The two will play a blitz match to decide who is the boss..." Well, at least it's not a correspondence match - that wouldn't be a good start to the marriage.
Nov-01-05  azaris: Is this called a Reverse Alekhine?
Nov-01-05  Robin01: Sounds more like robbing the craddle to me.
Nov-07-05  Udit Narayan: Hmmm...she's beautiful.
Nov-11-05  notsodeepthought: Update - the blitz match between the newlyweds ended in a draw, according to For the time being, neither will boss the other around (at least officially).
Apr-15-06  BIDMONFA: Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik


Apr-15-06  Bobak Zahmat: Congrats to Ms Atalik for winning the 7th European Individual Championship: Women (2006)
Apr-16-06  ahmadov: Congratulations to Katya!!! I think the marriage with Turkey's number one manifests itself in her performance.

Udachi vam Katya i Suat!

Apr-16-06  stanleys: Congratulations Ekaterina!You dind't steal your victory.Think you are capable of acheiving even more - your talent is obvious
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  keypusher: <Is this called a Reverse Alekhine?> Cute!
Oct-01-09  DarthStapler: This is the name of that dog in that show
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  Tabanus: 17th place, 2522 perf. and best woman in the 1st Negroponte Open (Greece) 9-17 August 2010:

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Nov-06-16  iking: Ftacnik, Lubomir - Atalik, Ekaterina


Suleymanpasa Municipality Int. GM Closed 2016 round 03

Nov-08-18  sonia91: She was on verge of eliminating former women's world champion Mariya Muzychuk from the Women's World Championship KO (2018), but lost the second game (Atalik won the first game with black) after a blunder in a winning position ad went on losing the rapid tiebreakers 0.5-1.5.
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  thegoodanarchist: How do you get your photo in an oval? Is that like a special cg treatment?

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