Number of games in database: 753
Years covered: 1951 to 1988
Overall record: +243 -171 =332 (54.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
7 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Antoshin vs B Rabar, 1964 1-0
I Samarin vs Antoshin, 1985 0-1
Tolush vs Antoshin, 1956 0-1
Tal vs Antoshin, 1957 1/2-1/2
Antoshin vs J Kostro, 1971 1-0
F Zita vs Antoshin, 1965 0-1
Antoshin vs Kasparian, 1955 1-0
O Dementiev vs Antoshin, 1970 0-1
Y Gusev vs Antoshin, 1952 0-1
Lisitsin vs Antoshin, 1956 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
USSR Championship (1956)
USSR Championship (1955)
USSR Championship (1967)
USSR Championship (1970)
USSR Championship (1957)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Moscow 1963 by sneaky pete
Budapest Tungsram 1973 by suenteus po 147
1968 Capablanca memorial by gauer
The Big Clamp for Black by kenilworthian
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(born May-14-1929, died May-13-1994, 64 years old) Russia
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Vladimir Sergeyevich Antoshin was born in Moscow. He was awarded the IM title in 1963 and the GM title in 1964. As a young man Vladimir was a high achiever, principally as part of the USSR's highly successful Student Olympiad team of 1954-56. The team won the silver medal at the first ever Student Olympiad in Oslo 1954 and then took gold medals at Lyons 1955 and at Uppsala 1956.(1) He also won 1st prize at the International tournament at Zinnowitz in 1966, scoring +8 =6 -1, taking first place ahead of Wolfgang Uhlmann.
Antoshin became a tournament organiser and trainer to the USSR Olympiad team, maintained a second career as a technical designer, and (according to Mark Taimanov) had strong links with the KGB.(2)
Antoshin chose to play correspondence chess throughout the 1950s, culminating in his winning the USSR Correspondence Championship of 1960. He was a noted opening theorist and has opening variations in the Philidor and Dutch named after him.
(1) Wikipedia article: Vladimir Antoshin
(2) The Soviet Championships. Cadogan Chess. p. 92. ISBN 1-85744-201-6.
| page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 753
|1. Boleslavsky vs Antoshin
||1-0||27||1951||URS-ch sf||D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense|
|2. Antoshin vs Y Shaposhnikov
||1-0||31||1951||URS-ch sf||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|3. G Ilivitsky vs Antoshin
||1-0||26||1951||URS-ch sf||A81 Dutch|
|4. Geller vs Antoshin
|| ||1-0||33||1951||URS-ch sf||D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense|
|5. Antoshin vs V Zagorovsky
|| ||½-½||41||1952||Moscow-ch||A04 Reti Opening|
|6. Antoshin vs V Liublinsky
|| ||1-0||26||1952||Moscow-ch||A04 Reti Opening|
|7. Antoshin vs Kotov
|| ||½-½||26||1952||RUS||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|8. Estrin vs Antoshin
|| ||1-0||88||1952||Moscow-ch||C41 Philidor Defense|
|9. Antoshin vs Simagin
||½-½||89||1952||Ch Moscow||A04 Reti Opening|
|10. Antoshin vs Chistiakov
||0-1||35||1952||Moscow-ch||A06 Reti Opening|
|11. Antoshin vs M Yudovich Sr.
|| ||1-0||42||1952||Moscow-ch||A06 Reti Opening|
|12. Antoshin vs Flohr
|| ||½-½||37||1952||Ch Moscow||B10 Caro-Kann|
|13. S Kogan vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||45||1952||Moscow-ch||E16 Queen's Indian|
|14. Y Gusev vs Antoshin
||0-1||29||1952||Moscow-ch||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|15. Lilienthal vs Antoshin
|| ||½-½||46||1952||Ch Moscow||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|16. E S Stoliar vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||44||1952||URS-ch sf||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|17. Ravinsky vs Antoshin
||0-1||45||1952||Moscow-ch||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|18. Antoshin vs Averbakh
||1-0||35||1952||Moscow-ch||B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|19. E Korchmar vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||26||1952||URS-ch sf||A08 King's Indian Attack|
|20. V Glotov vs Antoshin
|| ||1-0||40||1952||Moscow-ch||A99 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3|
|21. B Baranov vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||55||1952||Moscow-ch||E24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|22. Antoshin vs B Goldenov
|| ||1-0||48||1952||URS-ch sf||A06 Reti Opening|
|23. M Beilin vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||31||1953||Moscow-ch||C41 Philidor Defense|
|24. Antoshin vs Estrin
|| ||0-1||31||1953||Moscow||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|25. V Baranov vs Antoshin
|| ||1-0||36||1953||Moscow-ch||E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
| page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 753
|Sep-12-04|| ||Chessical: Vladimir Antoshin,International Chess Grandmaster (1964), made siginificant contributions to the theory of the Dutch. 10th 22nd USSR championship 1955, 7th 35th USSR Open Championship 1967. |
|May-21-07|| ||Themofro: Creator of the Antoshin variation of the Bird's Opening, early c3, d3, aiming for Qc2 to back up the e4 push. There has sadly been a varation found that gives black solid equality in it, so not as daring as some other Bird's Opening lines. Still, almost know one knows the black line in it, and it is a fine shock weapon, even if someone is prepared for you playing the Bird's, they WON'T be for you playing the Antoshin. Overall a fine contribution to chess made by this similarly excellent GM.|
|Mar-20-11|| ||SvetlanaBabe: Yes, he was a very strong player in his day. Known for his hard work and preparation.
A good role model.|
|Apr-22-11|| ||Eastfrisian: Can't find anywhere date and place of death.|
|Apr-22-11|| ||shivasuri4: Place of death was Moscow,date's unknown.|
|Apr-22-11|| ||parisattack: One of many under appreciated Soviet GMs of the 40s-50s-60s.|
|May-16-11|| ||Fusilli: <shivasuri4: Place of death was Moscow,date's unknown.> The bio says dead in 1994. Is this in doubt?|
|May-16-11|| ||shivasuri4: No,but the exact date(not the year) is in doubt.|
|May-14-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: GM Antoshin, today you are remembered!
|May-14-12|| ||BIDMONFA: Vladimir Antoshin|
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