Igor Kovalenko

Igor Viktorovich Kovalenko (Russian: Игорь Викторович Коваленко; Latvian: Igors Kovaļenko; born 29 December 1988, Novomoskovsk) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster now playing for Latvia.[1]

Igor Kovalenko
Igor Kovalenko 2013.JPG
Igor Kovalenko, Trzcianka 2013
Full nameIgor Viktorovich Kovalenko
Country
Born (1988-12-29) 29 December 1988 (age 32)
Novomoskovsk, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
TitleGrandmaster (2011)
FIDE rating2668 (November 2021)
Peak rating2702 (August 2015)
RankingNo. 67 (November 2021)
Peak rankingNo. 44 (August 2015)

Kovalenko was awarded the titles of International Master (IM) in 2008 and Grandmaster (GM) in 2011. He won the Latvian Chess Championship in 2013[2] and 2014.[3] In 2016, Kovalenko came second in the European Individual Chess Championship in Gjakova (Kosovo).[4] In 2019, he won the Riga Technical University Open.[5]

Igor Kovalenko played for Latvia in Chess Olympiads:[6]

Igor Kovalenko played for Latvia in the European Team Chess Championship:[8]

  • in 2015, at the second board in Reykjavik (+3 −1 =3).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIDE Player transfers". Ratings.fide.com. Retrieved 2014-01-24.
  2. ^ "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - Tournament-Database". Chess-results.com. 2013-04-20. Retrieved 2014-01-24.
  3. ^ "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - Latvian championship final-2014". chess-results.com.
  4. ^ "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - 17th European Individual Chess Championship". chess-results.com.
  5. ^ "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - Riga Technical University Open 2019 - Tournament A". chess-results.com.
  6. ^ "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Igor Kovalenko". www.olimpbase.org.
  7. ^ 43rd Olympiad Batumi 2018 Open
  8. ^ "OlimpBase :: European Men's Team Chess Championship :: Igor Kovalenko". www.olimpbase.org.

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