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Ivan Salgado Lopez
I Salgado Lopez 

Number of games in database: 749
Years covered: 2001 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2584 (2552 rapid, 2587 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2651
Overall record: +210 -115 =249 (58.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 175 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (104) 
    B22 B90 B40 B30 B48
 Ruy Lopez (39) 
    C67 C65 C84 C78 C60
 French Defense (32) 
    C11 C10 C05 C07 C03
 Caro-Kann (21) 
    B12 B11 B13 B18 B10
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A45 A46 E00 D02 A41
 Reti System (17) 
    A04 A06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (77) 
    B90 B31 B30 B32 B25
 Grunfeld (29) 
    D85 D80 D93 D78 D70
 French Defense (24) 
    C02 C00 C07 C11 C01
 Queen's Pawn Game (24) 
    E10 A40 A45 A46 D02
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C67 C65 C78 C60 C69
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
    B90 B99 B92 B93 B94
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Salgado Lopez vs P Acs, 2011 1-0
   I Salgado Lopez vs D Debashis, 2014 1-0
   I Salgado Lopez vs I Starostits, 2012 1-0
   I Karim vs I Salgado Lopez, 2009 0-1
   J Bellon Lopez vs I Salgado Lopez, 2014 0-1
   M Leon Hoyos vs I Salgado Lopez, 2012 0-1
   A Volokitin vs I Salgado Lopez, 2014 0-1
   I Salgado Lopez vs E Alekseev, 2009 1-0
   I Salgado Lopez vs D Bunzmann, 2014 1/2-1/2
   Svidler vs I Salgado Lopez, 2010 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Spanish Championship (2013)
   Karpos Open (2014)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   European Championship (2010)
   Gibraltar Masters (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   European Championship (2016)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2009)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   Gibraltar Masters (2014)
   Politiken Cup (2012)
   Gibraltar Masters (2015)
   European Championship (2015)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2019)

   🏆 Airthings Masters
   M Petrosyan vs I Salgado Lopez (Feb-03-23) 1-0, rapid
   I Salgado Lopez vs K Shevchenko (Feb-03-23) 1-0, rapid
   M Kravtsiv vs I Salgado Lopez (Feb-03-23) 1-0, rapid
   I Salgado Lopez vs P Ponkratov (Feb-03-23) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   A Gadimbayli vs I Salgado Lopez (Feb-03-23) 1-0, rapid

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(born Jun-29-1991, 32 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 30; games 1-25 of 749  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. Z 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. C Nanu vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0612004Marin opC02 French, Advance
7. I Salgado Lopez vs S del Rio de Angelis  1-0432005XI Anibal OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
8. F Bertona vs I Salgado Lopez  ½-½412005XI Anibal OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
9. S Maze vs I Salgado Lopez  0-1412005XI Anibal OpenC15 French, Winawer
10. I Salgado Lopez vs M Sorokin  ½-½202005XI Anibal OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
11. I Salgado Lopez vs V Burmakin  0-1332005XI Anibal OpenB15 Caro-Kann
12. E Fernandez Romero vs I Salgado Lopez  ½-½152005XI Anibal OpenC00 French Defense
13. I Salgado Lopez vs L Javakhishvili  ½-½252005XI Anibal OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. M Matlakov vs I Salgado Lopez  ½-½252005Wch U14C00 French Defense
15. I Salgado Lopez vs S Thorgeirsson  1-0232005Wch U14C11 French
16. S Modwal vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0602005Wch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. J Plaskan vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0272005Wch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. R Erdenetulga vs I Salgado Lopez  0-1472005Wch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. I Salgado Lopez vs A Azemati 1-0322005Wch U14B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
20. I Salgado Lopez vs Nan Zhao  1-0492005Wch U14B23 Sicilian, Closed
21. E D Ju vs I Salgado Lopez  0-1582005Wch U14B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. I Salgado Lopez vs M Bojchev  1-0402005Wch U14B23 Sicilian, Closed
23. H Asis Gargatagli vs I Salgado Lopez  ½-½332005Madrid Anniv 25B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. I Starostits vs I Salgado Lopez  1-0282006Ourense op 15thB01 Scandinavian
25. I Salgado Lopez vs C Nanu  0-1642006Ourense op 15thB06 Robatsch
 page 1 of 30; games 1-25 of 749  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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