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Essam El Gindy
Number of games in database: 96
Years covered: 1996 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2429 (2444 rapid, 2488 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2533

Overall record: +28 -34 =32 (46.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E32 E39 E46 E58 E24
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A40 A41 A46 D05
 Slav (4) 
    D11 D12 D10
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D99 D90 D85 D98
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B61 B32 B50 B56 B64
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B61 B64 B63
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E El Gindy vs Ponomariov, 2007 1-0
   Kosten vs E El Gindy, 2003 1/2-1/2
   Ponomariov vs E El Gindy, 2009 1/2-1/2
   E El Gindy vs S Sadek, 2009 1/2-1/2

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   X Anibal Open (2003)

   🏆 World Cup
   R Svane vs E El Gindy (Jul-13-21) 1-0
   E El Gindy vs R Svane (Jul-12-21) 0-1
   E El Gindy vs Aronian (Sep-11-19) 0-1
   Aronian vs E El Gindy (Sep-10-19) 1/2-1/2
   E El Gindy vs Grischuk (Sep-04-17) 0-1

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(born Jul-14-1966, 55 years old) Egypt

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Essam El Gindy was awarded the Grandmaster title in 2008. He was African champion in 2003, took 2nd place in the championship of Africa and in the Arab championship in 2007, 4th in the African Championship of 2009, and winner of the 2009 Arab Championship that was held in Tunisia. He qualified for the World Cup (2011) through the African Continental Championship of 2011 but lost to Hungarian super-GM Zoltan Almasi in the first round. He lost to Leinier Dominguez Perez at the World Cup (2013) in the 1st round, and was therefore eliminated from the contest. He again qualified(1) for the World Cup in 2017. El Gindy is also a FIDE Trainer.


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Wikipedia article: Essam El-Gindy

Last updated: 2017-09-04 11:21:17

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 103  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E El Gindy vs Krasenkow  0-1671996Yerevan OlympiadA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
2. Kengis vs E El Gindy  1-0371996Yerevan OlympiadE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
3. E El Gindy vs Timoshenko  1-0461997Cairo-BE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
4. Bacrot vs E El Gindy  1-0391998Cap d'Agde Rapid Group BB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
5. R Fontaine vs E El Gindy  0-1571998ClichyB56 Sicilian
6. E El Gindy vs Neverov  0-1551999Golden Cleopatra op 3rdD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
7. Ulybin vs E El Gindy  1-0682002Abu Dhabi Masters opD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. E Inarkiev vs E El Gindy  ½-½412003X Anibal OpenC42 Petrov Defense
9. E El Gindy vs S Halkias 0-1502003X Anibal OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
10. E El Gindy vs D Guerra Bastida  ½-½282003X Anibal OpenE77 King's Indian
11. E Ahmed vs E El Gindy  0-1322003X Anibal OpenB24 Sicilian, Closed
12. Korneev vs E El Gindy  0-1442003X Anibal OpenB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
13. E El Gindy vs M Pavlovic  1-0272003X Anibal OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
14. E El Gindy vs Brodsky  ½-½232003Dubai op 5thE15 Queen's Indian
15. E El Gindy vs G Sargissian  0-1282003Dubai op 5thD05 Queen's Pawn Game
16. E El Gindy vs Gleizerov  ½-½322003Dubai op 5thC01 French, Exchange
17. M Gagunashvili vs E El Gindy  0-1562003Dubai op 5thD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
18. E El Gindy vs V Malakhatko  1-0812003Golden Cleopatra opD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. E El Gindy vs Z Rahman  0-1712003ADCF MastersA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
20. S Kasparov vs E El Gindy  ½-½392003Abu Dhabi op 13thB54 Sicilian
21. M Gagunashvili vs E El Gindy  ½-½502003ADCF MastersD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. E El Gindy vs Z Medvegy  1-03220031st Misr ClosedA40 Queen's Pawn Game
23. E El Gindy vs S Savchenko  ½-½2120031st Misr ClosedD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. E Ahmed vs E El Gindy  ½-½1420031st Misr ClosedC42 Petrov Defense
25. E El Gindy vs M Ezat  1-09620031st Misr ClosedB25 Sicilian, Closed
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  whiteshark: Grandmaster title approved to him at the 79th FIDE Congress which was held 16-26 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.


(He is from Egypt)

Mar-13-09  wordfunph: <BIDMOFA> any pic of GM Essam El Gindy and his date of birth? Thanks..
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  Tabanus: African champion 2003. He placed 4th in the African Championship 2009:

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  Tabanus: Winner of the Arab Championship in Tunisia, 21-29 December 2009:

Sep-13-19  BIDMONFA: Essam El Gindy


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