Andrei Istrățescu

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Andrei Istrăţescu
A Istratescu.jpg
Full name Andrei Istrăţescu
Country  Romania  France
Born (1975-12-03) 3 December 1975 (age 41)
Romania
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2593 (June 2017)
(No. 130 on the September 2009 FIDE ratings list)
Peak rating 2655 (June 2013)

Andrei Istrăţescu (born 3 December 1975 in Romania) is a chess grandmaster (1993) representing France. For the national Romanian team he took part in six Chess Olympiads (1992–1998, 2002, 2006) with a record of 17 wins, 33 draws and 11 losses. He also took part in three European Team Chess Championships (1992, 1999, and 2005) with a record of three wins, 14 draws and two losses. In 2004 he finished in second place behind Anatoly Karpov in the rapid knockout tournament in Aix en Provence. Subsequently, a rematch was set up in Bucharest: four classical games and four rapid games. The final score was 6-2 in favour of Karpov.[1][2]

On the April FIDE list his Elo rating is 2648.

Selected tournament victories[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ ChessBase.com - Chess News - Karpov vs Istratescu in Bucharest
  2. ^ Karpov Vs. Istratescu | LIVE CHESS GAME on www.chess-romania.ro Archived 29 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic337#10
  4. ^ The Week in Chess 470
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 December 2006. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 
  6. ^ Giddins, Steve (6 January 2010). "Hastings Four players tie for first with 7.0-9". ChessBase. Archived from the original on 9 January 2010. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 

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