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Peter Petrovich Potemkin
  
Number of games in database: 11
Years covered: 1908 to 1924
Overall record: +2 -7 =2 (27.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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PETER PETROVICH POTEMKIN
(born May-02-1886, died Oct-21-1926, 40 years old) Russia

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Peter Petrovich Potemkin was a Russian poet, translator, playwright and critic. He was born in Oryol* and lived in exile since 1920 (Prague, Paris). He died from the flu in Paris, in 1926.

*Wikipedia article: Oryol

Wikipedia article: Peter Potemkine


 page 1 of 1; 11 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Tereshchenko vs P Potemkin  1-0251908St PetersburgB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
2. P Potemkin vs Alekhine 0-1191912St PetersburgB20 Sicilian
3. H Johner vs P Potemkin  ½-½281924Paris ol (Men) f-BC41 Philidor Defense
4. A Gibaud vs P Potemkin  1-0381924Paris ol (Men) f-BC41 Philidor Defense
5. E M Holloway vs P Potemkin  1-0361924Paris ol (Men) f-BB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
6. L Miliani vs P Potemkin  1-0211924Paris f-BC41 Philidor Defense
7. P Potemkin vs F Jonet  1-0301924Paris ol (Men) f-BA03 Bird's Opening
8. L Loewenton vs P Potemkin  ½-½741924Paris ol (Men) f-BC41 Philidor Defense
9. P Potemkin vs K Havasi  0-1441924Paris ol (Men) prel-8C50 Giuoco Piano
10. P Potemkin vs K Piltz  0-1321924Paris ol (Men) f-BA00 Uncommon Opening
11. P Potemkin vs E Lancel  1-0271924Paris ol (Men) prel-8B02 Alekhine's Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-03-05  PaulLovric: <Benzol>is this who the battleship was named after?
Oct-03-05  azaris: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grigor...
Sep-20-07  Karpova: <Information is still required on when FIDE adopted the Latin motto Gens una sumus. As mentioned in C.N. 4364, the earliest occurrence in print known to us is surprisingly late: FIDE Revue, 1952.

Stephen Wright (Vancouver, Canada) now quotes a passage from page 184 of Russian Silhouettes by Genna Sosonko (Alkmaar, 2001):

‘The friends and chess colleagues of his [Levenfish’s] youth had been ... Pyotr Potyomkin, poet and chessplayer, who emigrated after the Revolution – a club named after him still exists in Paris, and it was to Potyomkin that the International Chess Federation was indebted for its slogan “Gens Una Sumus” ...’

Mr Wright notes that Potyomkin (or Potemkin) participated in the unofficial FIDE Olympiad in Paris in 1924 and that he died in 1926. What more is known about his claimed connection with Genus una sumus?>

http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

Apr-29-12  JohnDahl: A striking looking individual:

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