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Albert Z 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
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (39) 
    B93 B52 B44 B33 B83
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C87 C80 C79 C93 C92
 Sicilian Najdorf (10) 
    B93 B97
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (9) 
    C87 C93 C92 C89 C95
 Sicilian Taimanov (4) 
    B47 B46
 King's Indian (4) 
    E93 E70 E60
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (16) 
    B32 B39 B30 B54 B38
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A61 A62 A74 A79 A64
 Sicilian Dragon (8) 
    B39 B38 B75 B37 B35
 Reti System (8) 
    A04
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A29 A28 A22
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A36 A34 A35 A32 A31
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Kapengut vs Antoshin, 1965 1-0
   Bagirov vs A Kapengut, 1972 1/2-1/2
   A Kapengut vs Karasev, 1971 1/2-1/2
   L Shamkovich vs A Kapengut, 1971 1/2-1/2

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

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ALBERT Z KAPENGUT
(born Jul-04-1944, 70 years old) Belarus (citizen of 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 Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Boleslavsky vs A Kapengut  1-025 1960 Belorussia ChA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
2. Boleslavsky vs A Kapengut 1-023 1961 Ch BelarusA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
3. B Goldenov vs A Kapengut  1-028 1961 Ch BelarusE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
4. A Shagalovich vs A Kapengut 0-130 1961 Ch BelarusA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Zakharov vs A Kapengut  1-041 1962 URS-chTB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
6. A Kapengut vs V Tukmakov 1-020 1962 URS-chTB07 Pirc
7. A Kapengut vs L Sazonov  0-139 1962 BLRE70 King's Indian
8. A Zakharov vs A Kapengut  1-032 1963 URSB32 Sicilian
9. A Kapengut vs V Tukmakov 0-128 1963 URSB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
10. L Sazonov vs A Kapengut  1-046 1963 URSA36 English
11. A Kapengut vs Tal 0-130 1965 RigaB44 Sicilian
12. N Zhuravlev vs A Kapengut  0-141 1965 LAT-chB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
13. A Kapengut vs Antoshin 1-018 1965 Moscow (Russia)C56 Two Knights
14. Smejkal vs A Kapengut  1-040 1965 WchT U26 12th fin-AB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
15. A Kapengut vs Smejkal  1-052 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAA56 Benoni Defense
16. Savon vs A Kapengut  1-041 1966 URS-chTA04 Reti Opening
17. T Porrasmaa vs A Kapengut  0-126 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
18. Ghizdavu vs A Kapengut  0-132 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAC01 French, Exchange
19. A Kapengut vs F Nordstrom  1-040 1966 Orebro Stud olm prelim1E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
20. O Jakobsen vs A Kapengut  0-141 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAB30 Sicilian
21. A Kapengut vs Y Stepak  ½-½40 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAA53 Old Indian
22. Furman vs A Kapengut  0-132 1966 URSA64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8
23. A Kapengut vs J Tompa  1-041 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAA43 Old Benoni
24. A Kapengut vs Dzindzichashvili  1-033 1966 Ch URS (1/2 final)E93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
25. A Kapengut vs A van den Berg  1-039 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAE60 King's Indian 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:


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Jul-11-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
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