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Amikam Balshan
Number of games in database: 28
Years covered: 1967 to 1982
Last FIDE rating: 2385

Overall record: +7 -14 =7 (37.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (4) 
    B30 B43 B59 B40
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(born May-03-1948, 70 years old) Israel

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 28  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Day vs A Balshan  ½-½4619676, Jerusalem Wch jrA07 King's Indian Attack
2. Timman vs A Balshan  1-0321967Jeruzalem Wch-jr preD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. A Balshan vs Huebner  1-0661967Wch U20A06 Reti Opening
4. Timman vs A Balshan  1-0441967Jeruzalem Wch-jr finA56 Benoni Defense
5. A Balshan vs D Wright  1-0391968WchT U26 15th fin-BB08 Pirc, Classical
6. C W Pritchett vs A Balshan  ½-½27196916th World Student Team Chess ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
7. M Basman vs A Balshan  1-0581969DresdenC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
8. A Balshan vs J Aijala  1-0411969WchT U26 fin-B 16thC45 Scotch Game
9. Huebner vs A Balshan  1-0401972WchT U26E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
10. A Balshan vs Balashov  ½-½441972W-ch Student Team Final-AB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
11. A Balshan vs Adorjan  ½-½111972W-ch Student Team Final-AA04 Reti Opening
12. A Balshan vs Karpov  ½-½671972W-ch Student Team Qualifying Group 1C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
13. A Balshan vs Timman  1-0451975NetanyaE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. Yusupov vs A Balshan  1-0491978IBM-BA10 English
15. A Balshan vs L Christiansen  1-0361978Amsterdam IBM IIB30 Sicilian
16. A Balshan vs Speelman  0-1341978HastingsB40 Sicilian
17. Portisch vs A Balshan  ½-½621978Lone PineA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
18. A Balshan vs Gheorghiu  ½-½191978Lone PineB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. Timman vs A Balshan 1-0321978Lone PineC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. Vasiukov vs A Balshan 1-0521978Hastings 1978/79C67 Ruy Lopez
21. B Stein vs A Balshan  0-1361979IsraelC56 Two Knights
22. L Christiansen vs A Balshan  1-0401979Hastings 1978/79B10 Caro-Kann
23. Ulf Andersson vs A Balshan  1-0801979Hastings 1978/79A15 English
24. Suba vs A Balshan  0-1421979Hastings 1978/79A35 English, Symmetrical
25. A Balshan vs A Lein  0-1451979Hastings 1978/79B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: The Games Of Anatoly Karpov has his first name as Amikan. Is Amikam correct?
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  perfidious: <Paul> Amikam is the spelling I have seen in all other sources.
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  Benzol: <Alan> Thanks.


The game between Karpov and Balshan seems to have the players reversed too. I have submitted a correction slip.

Jan-17-13  eyalbd: Correct name is "Amikam". This is a Hebrew name which ends with a letter that spells like 'M'
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