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Lora Jakovleva
L Jakovleva 
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Number of games in database: 7
Years covered: 1972 to 1984
Overall record: +4 -1 =2 (71.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-21-1932, 87 years old) Russia

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Lora Grigorievna Jakovleva was born 21 April 1932 in Perm, Russia. She learned to play chess at the age of 19, yet after some years she was qualified to play in the Russian (RSFSR) Women's Championship. At the age of 40 she ended 3rd in the 1st correspondence chess Ladies World Championship arranged by ICCF (, only defeated by Gertrude Schoisswohl and the winner Olga Rubtsova. Inspired by this she went on to win the second WC title in 1977 ( Then in 1984 she ended 3rd again (, and in 1992 she was 4th ( Based on this achievement she became correspondence chess Lady Grandmaster (LGM) in 1997, one of about 40 ladies to have been awarded this title.

She did not play in the first ICCF olympiad (1974-1979, Russia won), but in the next (1980-1986) she was doing well on the Russian winning team ( with five wins, two draws and one loss to LGM Eva Mozna Hojdarova.

WC Jakovleva worked as a physics engineer in Perm. She has two children.

 page 1 of 1; 7 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Jakovleva vs M Rotova  1-0341972Wch2-women 7275E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
2. L Kristol vs L Jakovleva  ½-½241972Wch3 women sf 7278B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
3. E Polihroniade vs L Jakovleva  0-1291977Corr WER/KB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
4. L H Gurszky vs L Jakovleva  0-1421980CCOL2-women fin-01 8086A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
5. M E Clarke vs L Jakovleva  0-1271980CCOL2-women finalB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. L Belavenets vs L Jakovleva  ½-½301984Wch4-women final 8492A32 English, Symmetrical Variation
7. L Kristol vs L Jakovleva  1-0311984Wch4-women final 8492C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
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  Tabanus: Perhaps she married to a chess player? FIDE lists one Alexander Jakovlev born 1927. There is little info outside Wikipedia (English and German) and ICCF. The only picture seems to be
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