|Photograph by Pascal Villalba of Notzai
Number of games in database: 337
Years covered: 1985 to 2007
Last FIDE rating: 2490
Highest rating achieved in database: 2599
Overall record: +108 -66 =163 (56.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
M Dziuba vs M Sorokin, 2005 0-1
M Rodshtein vs M Sorokin, 2006 0-1
M Sorokin vs Kramnik, 1989 1/2-1/2
Novik vs M Sorokin, 1991 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
XI Anibal Open (2005)
X Anibal Open (2003)
Aeroflot Open (2005)
56th Russian Championships (2003)
57th Russian Championship Qualifier (2004)
Cappelle la Grande (2006)
It (open) St. Petersburg 300 (2003)
Russian Club Cup (2006)
Moscow Open (2007)
European Individual Championships (2007)
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(born Jan-22-1968, died Jun-30-2007, 39 years old) Russia
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Maxim Sorokin was a Russian GM (1992) who learned to play at the Chess School of Alexander N Panchenko. He was a highly respected chess-trainer: he was put in charge of the Russian women's team, he was the chief trainer of the Elista Grandmaster School, and also seconded Sergei Rublevsky in the 2007 Candidates matches in Elista. In 2005 he achieved his peak rating, an impressive 2599.
GM Ruslan Shcherbakov wrote, "Max's erudition was almost legendary among his friends--it seemed that he knew everything, be it mathematics, medicine or foreign languages". (http://www.chesstoday.net/ July 2nd, 2007)
Sadly, in 2007 he died of complications from a car accident that occurred driving home from the Candidates matches in Elista.
Wikipedia article: Maxim Sorokin
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 337
|1. M Sorokin vs Y Yakovich
||ch URS sf||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|2. Vyzmanavin vs M Sorokin
||Ch URS (select)||A09 Reti Opening|
|3. Gelfand vs M Sorokin
||USSR||E09 Catalan, Closed|
|4. M Sorokin vs Gelfand
||Sochi||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|5. M Sorokin vs Ulibin
||USSR||C06 French, Tarrasch|
|6. M Sorokin vs Dreev
||Sochi (Russia)||B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|7. M Sorokin vs Ivanchuk
||Sochi||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|8. Ivanchuk vs M Sorokin
||Sochi||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|9. M Sorokin vs M Krasenkow
|10. S Smagin vs M Sorokin
||URS-ch otbor||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|11. A Vaulin vs M Sorokin
||URS-ch FL55||A16 English|
|12. Y Yakovich vs M Sorokin
||Ch Armed Forces||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|13. Savon vs M Sorokin
||Ch URS (select)||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|14. M Sorokin vs Dreev
||Borzhomi||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|15. M Sorokin vs Shirov
||Borzhomi (Georgia)||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|16. Smirin vs M Sorokin
||Borzhomi U20||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|17. G Zaichik vs M Sorokin
||Protvino (Russia)||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|18. J Meister vs M Sorokin
||Voronezh (Russia)||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|19. M Sorokin vs Baburin
||Voronezh (Russia)||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|20. M Sorokin vs Kholmov
||RSFSR-ch||E01 Catalan, Closed|
|21. M Sorokin vs R Shcherbakov
||Borzhomi U20||A13 English|
|22. M Sorokin vs M Golubev
||Riga SU-Army Cht||B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation|
|23. Kupreichik vs M Sorokin
||URS-OT56 Blagoveshchensk||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|24. Chekhov vs M Sorokin
||Moscow-B||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|25. M Sorokin vs Dreev
||Moscow-B||C05 French, Tarrasch|
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 337
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