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Alexander Zakharov
Number of games in database: 156
Years covered: 1961 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2270 (2235 rapid, 2215 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2395

Overall record: +44 -52 =60 (47.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (26) 
    B51 B40 B52 B30 B84
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C91 C96 C65 C78 C93
 French Defense (6) 
    C01 C11 C07 C03
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (5) 
    C91 C93 C96 C84
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B12 B13 B16
 Pirc (4) 
    B08 B09 B07
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B83 B60 B77 B22 B73
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C92 C91 C84 C90 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C92 C91 C84 C90
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 A40 A41
 Sicilian Dragon (5) 
    B77 B73 B36 B76
 King's Indian (5) 
    E84 E60 E91 E70
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Polugaevsky vs A Zakharov, 1963 1/2-1/2
   A Zakharov vs A Bannik, 1963 1-0
   A Zakharov vs A Z Kapengut, 1962 1-0
   A Zakharov vs Bronstein, 1961 1/2-1/2
   A Zakharov vs Bronstein, 1963 1/2-1/2
   Kupreichik vs A Zakharov, 1976 0-1
   Tal vs A Zakharov, 1991 1/2-1/2
   A Zakharov vs Korchnoi, 1963 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1976)
   USSR Championship (1963)

   🏆 World Senior Championship
   A Zakharov vs Kupreichik (Nov-03-14) 1/2-1/2
   A Zakharov vs Balashov (Nov-02-14) 1/2-1/2
   Vaisser vs A Zakharov (Nov-01-14) 0-1
   L Lederman vs A Zakharov (Oct-31-14) 0-1
   A Zakharov vs V Agzamov (Oct-29-14) 1-0

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(born Oct-07-1943, 75 years old) Russia

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Last updated: 2017-12-30 11:59:40

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 156  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Zakharov vs Bronstein  ½-½461961Moscow-chC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
2. A Zakharov vs Simagin  ½-½141961Moscow-chA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. L Shamkovich vs A Zakharov  1-0301961Moscow-chB01 Scandinavian
4. Vasiukov vs A Zakharov 1-0491961Moscow-chB06 Robatsch
5. Antoshin vs A Zakharov  0-1551962KislovodskA40 Queen's Pawn Game
6. I Nemet vs A Zakharov  0-1381962URS-YUG2B96 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. B Vladimirov vs A Zakharov  1-0751962KislovodskA40 Queen's Pawn Game
8. A Zakharov vs I Nemet  0-1481962URS-YUG2B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. I Nemet vs A Zakharov  1-0401962URS-YUG2C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. A Zakharov vs A Z Kapengut  1-0411962URS-chTB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
11. A Zakharov vs V Tukmakov  1-0241962URS-chTB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
12. A Zakharov vs Vasiukov  1-0281963URS-ch sfB07 Pirc
13. A Zakharov vs A Z Kapengut  1-0321963URSB32 Sicilian
14. A Zakharov vs V Tukmakov  1-0281963URSE77 King's Indian
15. A Zakharov vs A Bannik 1-0321963URS-ch sfB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
16. Polugaevsky vs A Zakharov ½-½581963USSR ChampionshipE91 King's Indian
17. A Zakharov vs I Nei 0-1451963USSR ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. Geller vs A Zakharov  1-0411963USSR ChampionshipD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. A Zakharov vs Spassky  ½-½231963USSR ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. Taimanov vs A Zakharov  ½-½411963USSR ChampionshipA28 English
21. Bondarevsky vs A Zakharov  ½-½451963USSR ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
22. A Zakharov vs Stein  ½-½561963USSR ChampionshipD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
23. A Novopashin vs A Zakharov  1-0191963USSR ChampionshipB07 Pirc
24. A Zakharov vs Bronstein  ½-½451963USSR ChampionshipC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. Klovans vs A Zakharov 1-0291963USSR ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 156  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member Is this Alexander Zakharov or a different Zakharov? And if it is a different player, what does the "A I" stand for? The rating of 2395 should help us narrow down the possibilities.

On a related subject there is also one A S Zakharov rated 2430.

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  Benzol: Jeremy Gaige lists 3 Zakharovs in Chess Personalia.

Alexander Vladimirovich Zakharov
born 7th October 1943.

Anatoly Zakharov who was awarded the IA title in 1983


Igor Nikolaevich Zakharov
born 24th October 1938 who was awarded the IMC title in 1971.

Don't really know if this is of much help, however.

Nov-11-08  Karpova: The games from the Senior WCC in 2008 are from Alexander Zakharov born 1943 - Nr. 13 on the following list:

In the 2006 Senior WCC was also Alexander Zakharov:

Your Alexander Zakharov played in Voronezh 2005: M Brodsky vs A Zakharov, 2005 - that's the Alexander who was born in 1943 and he also played in the Senior WCC 2006:

But I think that the whole Alexander Zakharov page is a mix up of different players. E. g. this game A Zakharov vs K Mokhova, 2001 is from <RUS-ch U16W 2001>

All the Alexander Zakharovs:

Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: The player with those U-14 games and such in Alexander Zakharov is very probably (IM Alexander S. Zakharov with a rating of 2437)
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  SwitchingQuylthulg: The game linked to by <Karpova> was played by WFM Alexandra Zakharova ... so that's (at least) 3 players with games under Alexander (Vladimirovich) Zakharov's name.
Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: <And if it is a different player, what does the "A I" stand for?>

Apparently it stands for Alexander Ivanovich... only, Alexander Ivanovich and Alexander Vladimirovich appear to be the same preson, and I don't know which is real.

Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: My guess would be that "Alexander V. (or Vladimirovich)" is wrong; googling for the original Cyrillic name only produces hits for Alexander Ivanovich. Russians ought to know, shouldn't they? :)
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Alexander Sakharov, this must be the Alexander Zakharov born 1943.

Probably also Sacharov and Zacharov is this player.

Premium Chessgames Member Thanks everybody; the many Zakharov pages are still pell-mell, but now we have some information to help us sort it out.
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  Tabanus: Wikipedia also refers to an Alexander Shakarov who was Kasparov's coach:

I give up on this one :)

Jul-26-17  Eagle41257: Alexander Ivanovich Zakharov (born October 7, 1943, Khasavyurt) is a Soviet and Russian chess player, international master (1977), coach.
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