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Albert Zinovievich Kapengut
  
Number of games in database: 167
Years covered: 1960 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2385
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +47 -56 =64 (47.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (39) 
    B93 B52 B83 B44 B33
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C87 C93 C92 C79 C80
 Sicilian Najdorf (10) 
    B93 B97
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (9) 
    C87 C92 C93 C95 C89
 Sicilian Taimanov (4) 
    B47 B46
 King's Indian (4) 
    E93 E70 E60
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (16) 
    B32 B39 B30 B35 B75
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A62 A61 A64 A79 A74
 Reti System (8) 
    A04
 Sicilian Dragon (8) 
    B39 B38 B75 B37 B35
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A29 A28 A22
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A36 A34 A32 A31 A35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Z Kapengut vs Antoshin, 1965 1-0
   Bagirov vs A Z Kapengut, 1972 1/2-1/2
   L Shamkovich vs A Z Kapengut, 1971 1/2-1/2
   Kupreichik vs A Z Kapengut, 1972 1/2-1/2
   A Z Kapengut vs Karasev, 1971 1/2-1/2
   Stein vs A Z Kapengut, 1971 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1971)
   USSR Championship (1972)

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ALBERT ZINOVIEVICH KAPENGUT
(born Jul-04-1944, 73 years old) Belarus (federation/nationality United States of America)

[what is this?]
IM Albert Zinovievich Kapengut was born in Kazan, Tatarstan in the USSR. A Soviet master he is best known as a theoretician and member of the successful Student Olympiad teams of the late 1960's. He won seven Belarus championships: 1962, 1968, 1969, 1970 (joint), 1976, 1977, and 1978. He was the coach of GM Yury Shulman among others and won the state of New Jersey championship in 2003.

References: (1) http://njscf.org/history/list-of-ne...

Wikipedia article: Albert Kapengut


 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 167  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Boleslavsky vs A Z Kapengut  1-0251960Belorussia ChA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
2. A Shagalovich vs A Z Kapengut 0-1301961BLR-chA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Boleslavsky vs A Z Kapengut 1-0231961BLR-chA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
4. B Goldenov vs A Z Kapengut  1-0281961BLR-chE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
5. A Z Kapengut vs L Sazonov  0-1391962BLRE70 King's Indian
6. A Z Kapengut vs V Tukmakov 1-0201962URS-chTB07 Pirc
7. A Zakharov vs A Z Kapengut  1-0411962URS-chTB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
8. A Z Kapengut vs V Tukmakov 0-1281963URSB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. A Zakharov vs A Z Kapengut  1-0321963URSB32 Sicilian
10. L Sazonov vs A Z Kapengut  1-0461963URSA36 English
11. A Z Kapengut vs Antoshin 1-0181965Moscow (Russia)C56 Two Knights
12. N Zhuravlev vs A Z Kapengut  0-1411965LAT-chB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
13. A Z Kapengut vs Tal 0-1301965RigaB44 Sicilian
14. Smejkal vs A Z Kapengut  1-0401965WchT U26 12th fin-AB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
15. A Z Kapengut vs F Nordstrom  1-0401966Orebro Stud olm prelim1E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
16. A Z Kapengut vs Dzindzichashvili 1-0331966Ch URS (1/2 final)E93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
17. Ghizdavu vs A Z Kapengut  0-1321966Orebro Stud olm fAC01 French, Exchange
18. Furman vs A Z Kapengut  0-1321966URSA64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8
19. Savon vs A Z Kapengut  1-0411966URS-chTA04 Reti Opening
20. O Jakobsen vs A Z Kapengut  0-1411966Orebro Stud olm fAB30 Sicilian
21. A Z Kapengut vs Y Stepak  ½-½401966Orebro Stud olm fAA53 Old Indian
22. A Z Kapengut vs A van den Berg  1-0391966Orebro Stud olm fAE60 King's Indian Defense
23. A Z Kapengut vs J Tompa  1-0411966Orebro Stud olm fAA43 Old Benoni
24. T Porrasmaa vs A Z Kapengut  0-1261966Orebro Stud olm fAD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
25. A Z Kapengut vs Smejkal  1-0521966Orebro Stud olm fAA56 Benoni Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-24-08  myschkin: . . .

<Albert Zinovievich Kapengut> (born 1945 in the USSR) is a Soviet chess master. A holder of the International Master title, he is best known as a respected teacher, theoretician, writer, and member of the successful student Olympiad teams of the 1960s.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert...
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert...

http://www.newinchess.com/Albert_Ka...

Sep-22-08  Resignation Trap: A photo of Kapengut in action: http://www.e3e5.com/upload/articles... .
Jan-09-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: The picture apears to have been taken during the game A Kapengut vs Balashov, 1971 with Kapengut about to play (or perhaps seal) 42.Qxa5 in this position:


click for larger view

Jul-11-10  grasser: I met him at the ATE in Philly. His son and two grandaughters played on the same team.

What an awesome legacy! What an awesome family!

Jan-29-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: Born on the 4th of July! (I share something with a GM!)

He wasn't on my radar as an emigre to the U.S. When did he come to the U.S.?

Oct-18-13  bravado1: His name sounds German
Feb-20-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: I still wonder when he moved to the U.S. Does anyone know?

He was very active in the 1960s and 1970s, and after that seems to have played only occasionally. Any recent sightings of GM Kapengut in the U.S.?

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