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Irina Botvinnik
Number of games in database: 44
Years covered: 1999 to 2010
Last FIDE rating: 2218
Highest rating achieved in database: 2250
Overall record: +12 -20 =12 (40.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B32 Sicilian (5 games)
A36 English (4 games)
A10 English (3 games)
D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical (3 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (2 games)
B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation (2 games)
B42 Sicilian, Kan (2 games)
A21 English (2 games)

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(born Sep-25-1961, 61 years old) Belarus (federation/nationality Israel)

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Woman FIDE Master Irina Botvinnik was Belarusian Women's Champion in 1986 and Israeli Women's Champion in 2002.

Last updated: 2022-06-21 16:50:09

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 44  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Polgar vs I Botvinnik  ½-½511999ISR-chTB42 Sicilian, Kan
2. S Polgar vs I Botvinnik  1-0392000ISR-chTB42 Sicilian, Kan
3. I Len vs I Botvinnik  0-1332001Tel Aviv (Women)D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
4. I Botvinnik vs N Lakos  0-1382001Tel Aviv (Women)A21 English
5. E Pitam vs I Botvinnik  1-0612001Tel Aviv (Women)A35 English, Symmetrical
6. I Botvinnik vs B Gesser  1-0772001Tel Aviv (Women)A10 English
7. G Lagvilava vs I Botvinnik  ½-½492001Tel Aviv (Women)B25 Sicilian, Closed
8. I Botvinnik vs A Borsuk  ½-½562001Tel Aviv (Women)A10 English
9. I Madl vs I Botvinnik  1-0502001Tel Aviv (Women)B32 Sicilian
10. I Botvinnik vs L Shapira  1-0702001Tel Aviv (Women)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
11. L Tsifanskaya vs I Botvinnik  1-0412001Tel Aviv (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
12. M Mueller-Seps vs I Botvinnik  0-1432003European Team Championship (Women)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
13. I Botvinnik vs N Aginian  ½-½602003European Team Championship (Women)A34 English, Symmetrical
14. E Paehtz vs I Botvinnik  1-0522003European Team Championship (Women)B32 Sicilian
15. N Agababean vs I Botvinnik  1-0642003European Team Championship (Women)B32 Sicilian
16. I Botvinnik vs E Jiretorn  ½-½432003European Team Championship (Women)A30 English, Symmetrical
17. T Lanchava vs I Botvinnik  1-0442003European Team Championship (Women)D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
18. O Gutmakher vs I Botvinnik  1-0402004ISR-ch (Women)C60 Ruy Lopez
19. I Botvinnik vs A Samaganova  1-0802006Turin Olympiad (Women)A36 English
20. I Botvinnik vs Z Bayaraa  0-1392006Turin Olympiad (Women)A10 English
21. N Agababean vs I Botvinnik  1-0502006Turin Olympiad (Women)D00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. I Botvinnik vs M Belen Sarquis  ½-½452006Turin Olympiad (Women)E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
23. C Andersson vs I Botvinnik  ½-½532006Turin Olympiad (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. A Maric vs I Botvinnik  1-0362006European Club Cup (Women)D26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. I Botvinnik vs V Nebolsina 1-0502006European Club Cup (Women)A22 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-27-04  sergeidave: Is this Botvinnik a Mihail Botvinnik's relative or something? Just curious...
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  Benzol: I think her name is Irina Botvinnik. No relation as far as I know.
Oct-25-04  LancelotduLac: No, *his* name is Ilia. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel and used to be my coach before I moved back to the states. He is of no relation to Mikhail Botvinnik :(
Oct-25-04  who: It is unlikely that this is your coach seeing as *he* is playing in women's tournaments. See
Dec-17-05  LancelotduLac: Oops, my mistake. Irina Botvinnik also lives in Israel, and *she* is not related to either Mikhail or Ilia.
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  HeMateMe: quite a namesake! She is the 2002 women's champion of Israel.
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  spaceghost: Is Irina Botvinnik related to world champion Botvinnik.?
Feb-18-20  Granny O Doul: I believe she's his seventh cousin, twice removed.

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