Mesgen Amanov

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Mesgen Amanov (born September 6, 1986) is a chess grandmaster from Turkmenistan. He is the highest rated player in his country, and has represented Turkmenistan in 4 Chess Olympiads. In January 2012 Grandmaster Amanov started MACA (Mesgen Amanov Chess Academy) in Illinois and raised top students all over the country.

In 2015 GM Mesgen Amanov launched ImproveMyChess.com which is considered to be one of the most successful online video chess training programs.

Notable games[edit]

Roychoudhury vs. Amanov, FIDE Futurity Tournament, Milwaukee, 2008 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bf4 d5 4.e3 c5 5.Bd3 Qb6 6.Bxe4 dxe4 7.Nc3 Qxb2 8.Nxe4 cxd4 9.exd4 Nc6 10.Ne2 Bf5 11.f3 0-0-0 12.c3 e5 13.Be3 exd4 14.cxd4 Bb4+ 15.Kf2 Rhe8 16.N4g3 Bg6 17.Qc1 Ba3 18.Qxb2 Bxb2 19.Rad1 Nb4 20.Bc1 Bxc1 21.Nxc1 Rd6 22.Rd2 Red8 23.Nge2 b6 24.g4 Kb7 25.h4 h6 26.h5 Bh7 27.Rhd1 a5 28.a3 Nc2 29.a4 Nb4 30.Na2 Ka6 31.Nac3 Bc2 32.Ra1 Bd3 33.f4 Rc8 34.Kf3 Rd7 35.Rad1 Bxe2+ 36.Nxe2 Nd5 37.Rc1 Rxc1 38.Nxc1 Nc3 39.g5 Nxa4 40.gxh6 gxh6 41.Ke4 Nc3+ 42.Kf5 Rd5+ 0-1

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