News
About Natalia
Games
Our Team
Articles
Gallery
Chess Links
Play Chess
Pogonina's Chess Shop
Advertise
Contact Us

Highlights

 Follow Natalia on Twitter:

http://www.pogonina.com/images//nat%20twit.jpg

 



Please help Natalia promote chess by making a donation:

 


 

Women's
chess live ratings

Link to Pogonina.com






Play chess at ChessOk

365Chess.com Biggest Online Chess Games Database


Try the exhilarating new 20p Roulette game. Play it online at thecasinodb and find casinos to play for real money.

Onlineaustraliancasinos.com provides the best Australian Casinos and the latest exclusive bonuses. Check out our latest pokies reviews and other games.

Get the best casino bonus information with Casino Gorilla.

Casino lovers in Finland should visit Casino PWR, a unique guide to gambling in Finnish.

Play casino in New Jersey and find the best NJ Casinos.

Online Casino
in Mexico is growing rapidly. Find the best bonuses and promotions today.

Visit SR Casino - the fastest growing comparision site for casino online.


Italian slot lovers - play Book of Ra and get the big wins.


Visit Casinomir United Kingdom for top casino sites, game guides and the best UK offers. Or why not swing by Dreamz for British players, UK's number one free-to-play casino site with thousands of online games.

Chess games at Gametop

CasinoAdvisers.com For you that want to find online casino strategies, guides and a good casino bonus!

 
   ...


Polls
What's your FIDE rating?

What should Natalia do to make Pogonina.com more interesting for you?

Who is your favorite active top player?

Poker or chess: what do you like more?

What's the largest monetary chess prize you ever won?

How much time per day do you spend on chess-related activities?

Do you have a special chess mascot (pen, badge, toy, etc.)?

Which time control do you prefer for over-the-board tournaments?

The strongest women's chess team in the world is

What is the strongest national chess team in the world?

Will Magnus Carlsen's rating reach FIDE 2900?

Do you think you can become a GM?

David vs. Goliath: Upsets of the Week

User Rating: / 8
PoorBest 
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 06 August 2013

By candidate master Peter Zhdanov, editor of Pogonina.com

Bookmark and Share

In this special weekly column we will be looking at the most unexpected upsets that happened last week. Players usually face opponents of a similar level. Considerably less frequent are situations when a significantly lower-rated player succeeds in beating a much stronger adversary.

One can't expect the records to be broken every week. This time we have 26 upsets.

Top-10:
Luczka (1651) - Bednarek (2336), 1-0, 685 points
Petrakis (1616) - Milonakis (2213), 1-0, 597 points
Velickovski (2083) - Rudovic (1549), 0-1, 534 points
Marthedal (1644) - Willumsen (2126), 1-0, 482 points
Androni (1953) - Kiriakaksis (1503), 0-1, 450 points
Lui (1953) - Vandevoort (2384), 1-0, 431 points
Kolomvakis (1821) - Townsend (2246), 1-0, 425 points
Mamedjarova (2267) - Martynkova (1851), 0-1, 416 points
Marin (2130) - Balog (2534), 1-0, 404 points
Murariu (2533) - Kutnik (2129), 0-1, 404 points

Average gap: 483; White won 6 games, Black won 4 games


View the games


If you have ever won a game against someone rated 300 points or above of yourself, please send it to us for publication. Any additional information (a photo, annotations, etc.) will be appreciated.

Related reading:
Episode 36
Episode 35
Episode 34
Episode 33
Episode 32
Episode 31
Episode 30
Episode 29
Episode 28
Episode 27
Episode 26
Episode 25
Episode 24

Episode 23
Episode 22
Episode 21
Episode 20
Episode 19
Episode 18
Episode 17
Episode 16
Episode 15
Episode 14
Episode 13
Episode 12
Episode 11
Episode 10
Episode 9
Episode 8
Episode 7
Episode 6
Episode 5
Episode 4
Episode 3
Episode 2
Episode 1


Bookmark and Share



Comments (1)
1. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 09:22 06 2013 .
 
 
other results
In the Chess open in Martigny,  
 
Bagri (2159 elo) won against GM Bauer (2633 elo) 
 
result here: Open Martigny 2nd round
 

Write Comment
Name:
E-mail
Homepage
Title:
BBCode:Web AddressEmail AddressBold TextItalic TextUnderlined TextQuoteCodeOpen ListList ItemClose List
Comment:



Code:* Code

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 06 August 2013 )
 
< Prev   Next >