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King’s Indians 2010

Posted by Stefan on October 15, 2010

05.01.10, Akopian-Radjabov, 2678, World Team Championship (rd 1), ½-½
10.01.10, Roiz-Radjabov, 2657, World Team Championship (rd 6), ½-½
11.01.10, Vescovi-Radjabov, 2660, World Team Championship (rd 7), 0-1
18.05.10, Gelfand-Radjabov, 2741, FIDE Grand Prix Astrakhan (rd 8), ½-½
16.06.10, Ponomariov-Radjabov, 2733, Bazna (rd 3), 0-1
25.06.10, Gelfand-Radjabov, 2741, Bazna (rd 10), 0-1
25.09.10, Agrest-Radjabov, 2585, Chess Olympiad (rd 5), ½-½
27.09.10, Harikrishna-Radjabov, 2645, Chess Olympiad (rd 6), ½-½
18.10.10, Dambacher-Radjabov, 2476, European Club Cup (rd 2), ½-½
19.10.10, Korobov-Radjabov, 2670, European Club Cup (rd 3), ½-½

After 18.02.06 up until (and including) 19.10.10 Radjabov’s score from the black side of the King’s Indian is +22 -5 =33 (against opposition with an average rating close to 2700). For the period 2003-10 the total is +31 -14 =48 after 19.10.10.

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The King’s Indian sequence

Posted by Stefan on December 25, 2009

Radjabov scored +11 -0 =14 with the King’s Indian during a two year period between February 2006 and 2008. Most of the opponents were 2700+ players.

22.02.06, Topalov-Radjabov, Linares, 0-1
05.03.06, Ivanchuk-Radjabov, Linares, 0-1
11.03.06, Bacrot-Radjabov, Linares, ½-½
25.04.06, Gelfand-Radjabov, Russian Team Championship, ½-½
30.04.06, Moiseenko-Radjabov, Russian Team Championship, ½-½
29.05.06, Gelfand-Radjabov, Olympiad, ½-½
25.07.06, Pelletier-Radjabov, Biel, 0-1
01.08.06, Carlsen-Radjabov, Biel, ½-½
12.01.07, van Wely-Radjabov, Wijk aan Zee, 0-1
15.01.07, Shirov-Radjabov, Wijk aan Zee, 0-1
18.01.07, Navara-Radjabov, Wijk aan Zee, 0-1
26.01.07, Kramnik-Radjabov, Wijk aan Zee, ½-½
27.01.07, Motylev-Radjabov, Wijk aan Zee, 0-1
02.05.07, Khenkin-Radjabov, Russian Team Championship, ½-½
05.05.07, Ivanchuk-Radjabov, Russian Team Championship, ½-½
23.07.07, Onischuk-Radjabov, Biel, ½-½
25.07.07, Grischuk-Radjabov, Biel, ½-½
31.07.07, van Wely-Radjabov, Biel, 0-1
08.10.07, Pelletier-Radjabov, Euro Club Cup, ½-½
28.10.07, Atalik-Radjabov, European Team Championship, 0-1
30.10.07, Hansen-Radjabov, European Team Championship, ½-½
13.01.08, Kramnik-Radjabov, Wijk aan Zee, ½-½
17.01.08, Eljanov-Radjabov, Wijk aan Zee, 0-1
25.01.08, Gelfand-Radjabov, Wijk aan Zee, 0-1
17.02.08, Aronian-Radjabov, Linares, ½-½

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King’s Indians 2009

Posted by Stefan on December 25, 2009

19.01.09, Ivanchuk-Radjabov, 2779, Wijk aan Zee 09 (rd 3), 0-1
22.01.09, van Wely-Radjabov, 2625, Wijk aan Zee 09 (rd 5), 1-0
30.01.09, Wang Yue-Radjabov, 2739, Wijk aan Zee 09 (rd 11), 0-1
21.02.09, Aronian-Radjabov, 2750, Linares 09 (rd 3), ½-½
25.02.09, Wang Yue-Radjabov, 2739, Linares 09 (rd 6), ½-½
02.03.09, Grischuk-Radjabov, 2733, Linares 09 (rd 11), ½-½
20.06.09, Gelfand-Radjabov, 2733, Bazna 09 (rd 6), ½-½
28.09.09, Wang Yue-Radjabov, 2736, Nanjing 09 (rd 1), ½-½
08.10.09, Topalov-Radjabov, 2813, Nanjing 09 (rd 10), ½-½
22.11.09, Ezat-Radjabov, 2472, World Cup 09 (rd 1), 0-1
24.11.09, Sakaev-Radjabov, 2626, World Cup 09 (rd 2), 1-0

+3 -2 =6, average opposition: 2704

The 50 latest King’s Indians underline Radjabov’s tendency to score better results against stronger opposition. After February 18th 2006 he has played 30 King’s Indians against 2705+ opposition, going +10 -1 =19. In 20 games against players rated below 2705 he has scored +9 -4 =7.

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King’s Indians 2008

Posted by Stefan on December 25, 2009

13.01.08, Kramnik-Radjabov, 2799, Wijk aan Zee 08 (rd 2), ½-½
17.01.08, Eljanov-Radjabov, 2692, Wijk aan Zee 08 (rd 5), 0-1
25.01.08, Gelfand-Radjabov, 2737, Wijk aan Zee 08 (rd 11), 0-1
17.02.08, Aronian-Radjabov, 2739, Linares 08 (rd 3), ½-½
23.02.08, Shirov-Radjabov, 2755, Linares 08 (rd 7), 1-0
04.04.08, Karjakin-Radjabov, 2732, Russian Team Championship 08 (rd 3), ½-½
12.05.08, Cheparinov-Radjabov, 2696, Sofia 08 (rd 5), ½-½
16.05.08, Aronian-Radjabov, 2763, Sofia 08 (rd 8), 0-1
01.08.08, Jakovenko-Radjabov, 2709, Sochi GP 08 (rd 2), ½-½
06.08.08, Gelfand-Radjabov, 2720, Sochi GP 08 (rd 6), 0-1
09.08.08, Wang Yue-Radjabov, 2704, Sochi GP 08 (rd 9), 1-0
12.08.08, Ivanchuk-Radjabov, 2781, Sochi GP 08 (rd 11), ½-½
08.09.08, Topalov-Radjabov, 2777, Bilbao Grand Slam Final 08 (rd 6), ½-½
18.10.08, Parker-Radjabov, 2538, Euro Club Cup 08 (rd 2), 0-1
21.10.08, Sasikiran-Radjabov, 2694, Euro Club Cup 08 (rd 5), 0-1
15.11.08, van Wely-Radjabov, 2618, Olympiad 08 (rd 3), 1-0
23.12.08, Eljanov-Radjabov, 2720, Elista GP 08 (rd 9), 0-1
26.12.08, Wang Yue-Radjabov, 2736, Elista GP 08 (rd 11), ½-½

+7 -3 =8, average opposition: 2717

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King’s Indians 2007

Posted by Stefan on December 25, 2009

12.01.07, van Wely-Radjabov, 2683, Wijk aan Zee 07 (rd 1), 0-1
15.01.07, Shirov-Radjabov, 2715, Wijk aan Zee 07 (rd 3), 0-1
18.01.07, Navara-Radjabov, 2719, Wijk aan Zee 07 (rd 5), 0-1
26.01.07, Kramnik-Radjabov, 2766, Wijk aan Zee 07 (rd 11), ½-½
27.01.07, Motylev-Radjabov, 2647, Wijk aan Zee 07 (rd 12), 0-1
02.05.07, Khenkin-Radjabov, 2629, Russian Team Championship 07 (rd 1), ½-½
05.05.07, Ivanchuk-Radjabov, 2729, Russian Team Championship 07 (rd 4), ½-½
23.07.07, Onischuk-Radjabov, 2650, Biel 07 (rd 1), ½-½
25.07.07, Grischuk-Radjabov, 2726, Biel 07 (rd 3), ½-½
31.07.07, van Wely-Radjabov, 2680, Biel 07 (rd 7), 0-1
08.10.07, Pelletier-Radjabov, 2609, Euro Club Cup 07 (rd 6), ½-½
28.10.07, Atalik-Radjabov, 2599, European Team Championship 07 (rd 1), 0-1
30.10.07, Hansen-Radjabov, 2572, European Team Championship 07 (rd 3), ½-½

+6 -0 =7, average opposition: 2671

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