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Ivan Salgado Lopez
I Salgado Lopez 
Number of games in database: 662
Years covered: 2001 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2584 (2552 rapid, 2587 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2651

Overall record: +187 -97 =229 (58.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 149 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (94) 
    B22 B90 B40 B30 B46
 Ruy Lopez (38) 
    C67 C65 C84 C69 C92
 French Defense (25) 
    C11 C10 C07 C00 C05
 Queen's Pawn Game (19) 
    A46 A45 A41 D02 E00
 Caro-Kann (17) 
    B12 B11 B18 B10 B15
 Reti System (16) 
    A04 A06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (70) 
    B90 B31 B32 B30 B25
 Grunfeld (25) 
    D85 D80 D93 D90 D76
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C67 C65 C78 C69 C60
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A45 E10 A40 D02 A46
 Sicilian Najdorf (17) 
    B90 B99 B92 B93
 Queen's Indian (15) 
    E12 E17 E19 E16
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Salgado Lopez vs Acs, 2011 1-0
   I Salgado Lopez vs D Debashis, 2014 1-0
   M Leon Hoyos vs I Salgado Lopez, 2012 0-1
   A Volokitin vs I Salgado Lopez, 2014 0-1
   I Karim vs I Salgado Lopez, 2009 0-1
   I Salgado Lopez vs I Starostits, 2012 1-0
   I Salgado Lopez vs E Alekseev, 2009 1-0
   I Salgado Lopez vs O Kali, 2015 1-0
   I Salgado Lopez vs Bunzmann, 2014 1/2-1/2
   Svidler vs I Salgado Lopez, 2010 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Spanish Championship (2013)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   European Championship (2010)
   Gibraltar Masters (2013)
   European Championship (2016)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   Gibraltar Masters (2014)
   Politiken Cup (2012)
   Gibraltar Masters (2015)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   European Championship (2015)
   European Championship (2017)
   Sunway Sitges International Open (2019)

   🏆 European Team Championship
   I Salgado Lopez vs J van Foreest (Nov-21-21) 1/2-1/2
   I Salgado Lopez vs W Moranda (Nov-20-21) 1/2-1/2
   S Ter-Sahakyan vs I Salgado Lopez (Nov-19-21) 1/2-1/2
   Kuzubov vs I Salgado Lopez (Nov-15-21) 1/2-1/2
   A Esipenko vs I Salgado Lopez (Nov-14-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-29-1991, 30 years old) Spain

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Grandmaster (2008), the first from Galicia in Spain. In 2003, he came second in the Spanish U14 championship, following up with a win in 2004, and 2nd in 2005 in the same event. In 2007, he won the Spanish U16 championship and in 2008 he won the Spanish U18 championship. In 2009, he came 2nd in the World U18 championship. Spanish Champion (2013 and 2017).

In 2008 he won the International Open at San Sebastian, in 2010 he won the IV Hotel Avenida de Canarias Open and in 2012 he won the IV Ibero-American Championship held in Quito in Ecuador.

Salgado's ninth placement in the European Individual Championship (2010) qualified him to participate in the World Cup (2011), where he was eliminated in the first round by Russian GM Ernesto Inarkiev.

Wikipedia article: Iván Salgado López

Last updated: 2018-06-29 11:21:01

 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 685  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Salgado Lopez vs M Leon Fernandez 1-0272001ESP-chJ U10 MixtoC54 Giuoco Piano
2. Carlsen vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0342002EU-ch U12D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. R Pogorelov vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0452003X Anibal OpenD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
4. Zhaoqin Peng vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0252003X Anibal OpenD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. F Peralta vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0232004Narciso Yepes memD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. I Salgado Lopez vs S Del Rio Angelis  1-0432005XI Anibal OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. F Bertona vs I Salgado Lopez  ½-½412005XI Anibal OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
8. S Maze vs I Salgado Lopez  0-1412005XI Anibal OpenC15 French, Winawer
9. I Salgado Lopez vs V Burmakin  0-1332005XI Anibal OpenB15 Caro-Kann
10. I Salgado Lopez vs M Sorokin  ½-½202005XI Anibal OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
11. E F Romero vs I Salgado Lopez  ½-½152005XI Anibal OpenC00 French Defense
12. I Salgado Lopez vs L Javakhishvili  ½-½252005XI Anibal OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. M Matlakov vs I Salgado Lopez  ½-½252005Wch U14C00 French Defense
14. I Salgado Lopez vs S Thorgeirsson  1-0232005Wch U14C11 French
15. S Modwal vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0602005Wch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. J Plaskan vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0272005Wch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. R Erdenetulga vs I Salgado Lopez  0-1472005Wch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. I Salgado Lopez vs A Azemati 1-0322005Wch U14B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
19. I Salgado Lopez vs Nan Zhao  1-0492005Wch U14B23 Sicilian, Closed
20. E D Ju vs I Salgado Lopez  0-1582005Wch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. I Salgado Lopez vs M Bojchev  1-0402005Wch U14B23 Sicilian, Closed
22. Korneev vs I Salgado Lopez 1-0412006Sevilla op 31stB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. I Salgado Lopez vs J A Diaz Rodriguez  ½-½272006Sevilla op 31stC12 French, McCutcheon
24. M Ferrol Muniz vs I Salgado Lopez  0-1272006III Sanxenxo OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. I Salgado Lopez vs D Torres Dominguez  1-0252006III Sanxenxo OpenB07 Pirc
 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 685  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-09-06  BIDMONFA: Ivan Salgado Lopez


Jul-10-06  blingice:

Hmm, only 14 or 15...

Aug-25-08  Paikidze: Ivan is my favourite chess player:)
Aug-28-08  myschkin: . . .
good choice :D
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World U18 vice champion 2009:

Mar-18-10  Xende: Ninth in the 11th European Individual Chess Championship in Rijeka: He was the 100th in the starting rank list.

Next year he will play the World Cup (only 64 players classify).

He was the first GM from Galicia (North West region from Spain) in 2008. World U18 vice champion 2009. Now he has reached 2600 ELO.

Grande Iván!!!

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  Tabanus: Winner today of the IV Hotel Avenida de Canarias Open (Spain) 18-25 July 2010:, congratulations!

Apr-22-12  twinlark: Congratulations to GM Salgado for winning the 4th Ibero-American Championship:
Oct-06-13  ChessVip: Richard Rapport from Hungary, Julio Granda from Peru,Ivan Cheparinov from Bulgaria,Lázaro Bruzón from Cuba and Iván Salgado from Spain are playing Entre Faros International Chess Tournament
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  Penguincw: Happy 23rd birthday to GM Ivan Lopez.
Sep-10-16  epistle: Mr. Olympiad's next student.
May-01-18  diagonal: Spanish Champion in 2017 again.

Maybe his most prominent win in an international invitation tournament was at the closed Barcelona Magistral series, edition of 2011, on better tie-break, together with Yasser Seirawan, above 3. Spraggett, 4./5. De La Riva Aguado (GM, playing for Andorra) and Smirin:

Crosstable & Picture of the two winners:

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