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Sergey Smagin
  
Number of games in database: 926
Years covered: 1982 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2551 (2442 rapid, 2303 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2613

Overall record: +391 -169 =340 (62.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 26 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (193) 
    B22 B92 B58 B50 B33
 French Defense (64) 
    C05 C09 C07 C03 C06
 French Tarrasch (60) 
    C05 C09 C07 C03 C06
 Ruy Lopez (44) 
    C89 C96 C92 C90 C68
 Caro-Kann (27) 
    B12 B10 B17 B19 B16
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (27) 
    C89 C96 C92 C90 C85
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (79) 
    C92 C68 C91 C88 C76
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (54) 
    C92 C88 C91 C85 C90
 Queen's Gambit Declined (48) 
    D35 D37 D30 D36
 Semi-Slav (38) 
    D43 D45 D47 D46 D49
 Queen's Pawn Game (35) 
    E10 D02 A46 A45 E00
 Orthodox Defense (35) 
    D52 D51 D55
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Smagin vs S Salov, 1984 1-0
   S Smagin vs Sahovic, 1990 1-0
   S Smagin vs N Monin, 1986 1-0
   R Lau vs S Smagin, 1990 0-1
   S Smagin vs Sveshnikov, 1995 1-0
   S Smagin vs Geller, 1989 1-0
   Miles vs S Smagin, 1995 1/2-1/2
   S Smagin vs S Semkov, 1988 1-0
   S Smagin vs Nunn, 1991 1-0
   I Zaitsev vs S Smagin, 1995 0-1

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2000 Montreal by gauer
   1989 World open by gauer

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Aeroflot Rapid Open
   Potkin vs S Smagin (Feb-12-13) 0-1, rapid
   S Smagin vs E Inarkiev (Feb-12-13) 0-1, rapid

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SERGEY SMAGIN
(born Sep-08-1958, 59 years old) Russia

[what is this?]
Sergey Smagin was awarded the GM title in 1985. He played in two USSR Championships, coming 4th= in 1985 and 16th= in the 1986 event. In other tournaments he was 1st= at Tashkent 1984, 1st= at Dresden 1985, 1st at Trnava 1987, 1st at Zenica 1987, 1st= at Sochi 1987 and 1st at Berlin 1988.

Wikipedia article: Sergey Smagin


 page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 926  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Smagin vs N Rashkovsky  0-1401982Moscow-chB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. S Smagin vs K Aseev  ½-½661982Ch MoscowC50 Giuoco Piano
3. Savon vs S Smagin  ½-½241982Moscow-chD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. S Smagin vs I D Dorfman  0-1401982URS-ch sfA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Kremenietsky vs S Smagin  1-0341982Moscow-chC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
6. A I Kuzmin vs S Smagin  ½-½191982Moscow-chC53 Giuoco Piano
7. S Smagin vs Averbakh ½-½501982Ch MoscowC55 Two Knights Defense
8. S Smagin vs Antoshin 1-0411982Moscow-chC41 Philidor Defense
9. S Smagin vs A Chernin  0-1401982URS-ch sfA80 Dutch
10. Salov vs S Smagin 1-0381982Ch URS (select)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. Vasiukov vs S Smagin  0-1771982Moscow-chC88 Ruy Lopez
12. Chiburdanidze vs S Smagin  ½-½231982URS-ch sfD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. S Kalinitschew vs S Smagin  0-1401982Moscow-chE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
14. Balashov vs S Smagin 1-0791982Moscow chC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. S Makarichev vs S Smagin  ½-½401982URS-ch sfA13 English
16. S Smagin vs A Sokolov  ½-½891982Moscow-chE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
17. S Smagin vs Bronstein ½-½871982Ch MoscowC55 Two Knights Defense
18. S Smagin vs S Makarichev  0-1331982Moscow-chB58 Sicilian
19. V Dydyshko vs S Smagin  1-0341982URS-ch sfD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. S Smagin vs K Lerner  0-1401982URS-ch sfE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
21. N Andrianov vs S Smagin  ½-½481982Moscow-chA15 English
22. Suetin vs S Smagin 0-1771982Ch MoscowC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. S Smagin vs A Kakageldyev  ½-½401982URS-ch sfB06 Robatsch
24. S Smagin vs Gulko  ½-½501982MoscowB58 Sicilian
25. S Smagin vs Lutikov  1-0481982Moscow-chB58 Sicilian
 page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 926  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-27-05  FischerFan124: he has a cool last name.
Apr-27-05  hintza: Easy to confuse Smagin with Simagin.
Apr-27-05  WTHarvey: Here are some diagrams of critical positions from Sergey's games: http://www.wtharvey.com/smag.html
Sep-08-06  BIDMONFA: Sergey Smagin

SMAGIN, Sergey
http://www.bidmonfa.com/smagin_serg...
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Sep-08-08  waustad: I don't recall seeing his games before. At least the selected ones at the top are nice attacking examples.
Nov-23-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  20MovesAhead: another GM who couldnt adjust to the COMPUTER AGE
Nov-23-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Dionysius1: Hi <20MovesAhead>. Why the capitals? I thought you computer boyos saw that as shouting? :-)
Nov-23-12  Shams: <20MovesAhead> I'm not sure what your comment is based on. Smagin is over fifty, for one thing, and nobody can really "adjust" for age.
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