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Shiyam Thavandiran
S Thavandiran 
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Number of games in database: 247
Years covered: 2000 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2420 (2405 rapid, 2357 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2478

Overall record: +77 -71 =62 (51.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 37 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (45) 
    B25 B50 B44 B90 B42
 French Defense (18) 
    C01 C02 C15 C18 C07
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B12 B18 B15 B17 B11
 Four Knights (7) 
    C48 C49 C47
 Vienna Opening (6) 
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C77 C69 C96 C70
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (44) 
    C02 C00 C04 C01 C16
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E21 E55 E36 E32 E25
 French Tarrasch (14) 
    C04 C07 C09 C03 C05
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    E00 D02 A45 A46 A40
 French (10) 
    C00 C11 C12
 French Winawer (9) 
    C16 C18 C17 C15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Dougherty vs S Thavandiran, 2011 0-1
   S Thavandiran vs R Preotu, 2011 1-0
   S Thavandiran vs S Bercys, 2005 1-0
   S Thavandiran vs B Cheng, 2011 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   PWC Toronto Open (2009)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)
   Canadian Championship (2004)
   Canadian Open (2007)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   Gibraltar Masters (2017)
   World Junior Championship (2012)
   Pro Chess League (2018)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)
   American Continental (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2011 Canadian Post-Secondary Chess Championship by gauer
   2011 Canadian Junior Championship by gauer
   2010 Canadian U20 Championship by gauer

   🏆 PRO League Group Stage
   S Thavandiran vs Checa (Mar-07-19) 1-0, rapid
   O Barbosa vs S Thavandiran (Mar-06-19) 1-0, rapid
   S Thavandiran vs P Charbonneau (Mar-06-19) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   T Bartell vs S Thavandiran (Mar-06-19) 0-1, rapid
   S Thavandiran vs Shimanov (Feb-07-19) 0-1, rapid

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(born May-25-1992, 30 years old) Canada

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He won the 2005 and 2010 Canadian Junior Championships. He won an IM norm(1) at the World Junior Championship (2012) and finished with 6/13. In 2015, he tied for share of 1st-2nd with Maxim Dlugy at the Ontario open in Brantford.

He became an IM in 2017 and previously was a FIDE Master (since 2006) who once played for Western University but later signed on to the Toronto Dragons(2) team, which included Nikolay Noritsyn, Gergely Szabo, Kaiqi Yang, Arthur Calugar, Michael Song, Raja Panjwani, Razvan Preotu along with free-agents Bator Sambuev and Thomas Roussel-Roozmon (they do not live close enough to Toronto's suburban area) for play after 2016.

References / Sources

(1) (discusses IM norm achievements),

(2) (also see for details)

Wikipedia article: Shiyamalen Thavandiran

Last updated: 2018-04-13 04:12:23

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 250  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Thavandiran vs T Krnan  0-1502000Toronto ClosedB01 Scandinavian
2. N Noritsyn vs S Thavandiran  1-0872002Father's Day openC01 French, Exchange
3. N Noritsyn vs S Thavandiran  1-0312002Geza Fuster memorialC01 French, Exchange
4. S Thavandiran vs N Noritsyn  1-0432003Toronto ClosedC77 Ruy Lopez
5. L Henry vs S Thavandiran  ½-½382003Toronto ClosedC16 French, Winawer
6. H R Jung vs S Thavandiran  ½-½712003FuturityC00 French Defense
7. L Day vs S Thavandiran  1-0482003FuturityC00 French Defense
8. S Thavandiran vs H R Jung  ½-½342003Kitchener FuturityB01 Scandinavian
9. H Jonkman vs S Thavandiran  1-0382004Guelph op 3rdC03 French, Tarrasch
10. J MacPhail vs S Thavandiran 0-1272004Canadian ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
11. S Thavandiran vs G Milicevic  0-1522004Canadian ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. N Noritsyn vs S Thavandiran  ½-½1102004Canadian ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
13. S Thavandiran vs M Djerkovic  0-1512004Canadian ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
14. N Starr vs S Thavandiran  1-0392004Canadian ChampionshipC00 French Defense
15. A Boik vs S Thavandiran  1-0302004Canadian ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
16. S Thavandiran vs V Goutor  ½-½592004Canadian ChampionshipB50 Sicilian
17. S Belzberg vs S Thavandiran  0-1282004Canadian ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. S Thavandiran vs H Smith  1-0682004Canadian ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
19. S Thavandiran vs A Ivanov  0-13620057th Foxwoods OpenB06 Robatsch
20. S Thavandiran vs Vasquez Schroeder  ½-½6420057th Foxwoods OpenB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
21. G Garcia vs S Thavandiran  ½-½3520057th Foxwoods OpenC02 French, Advance
22. S Thavandiran vs S Bercys  1-04220057th Foxwoods OpenB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. A Lein vs S Thavandiran  ½-½2420057th Foxwoods OpenC01 French, Exchange
24. Zhe Quan vs S Thavandiran  1-04120057th Foxwoods OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
25. Ganguly vs S Thavandiran  1-0372005Guelph Futurity schevC16 French, Winawer
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-25-06  LluviaSean: Hey Shiyam!! It's Sean Lacap from Manitoba!! If you wanted my e-mail, it's Bye, and good luck Shiyam!!

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