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Vladimir Antoshin
Antoshin 
 
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.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (52) 
    E94 E92 E75 E91 E60
 Nimzo Indian (37) 
    E46 E53 E56 E42 E54
 Queen's Indian (37) 
    E12 E17 E15 E14 E18
 Modern Benoni (34) 
    A56 A61 A70 A60 A67
 Grunfeld (31) 
    D91 D97 D72 D71 D90
 Queen's Gambit Declined (18) 
    D37 D35 D30 D36 D31
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (72) 
    C96 C87 C82 C92 C85
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (49) 
    C96 C87 C92 C99 C85
 Nimzo Indian (42) 
    E52 E54 E59 E24 E48
 Philidor's Defense (42) 
    C41
 Semi-Slav (30) 
    D46 D43 D45 D47
 Sicilian (29) 
    B45 B29 B22 B23 B44
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Antoshin vs B Rabar, 1964 1-0
   I Samarin vs Antoshin, 1985 0-1
   Antoshin vs J Kostro, 1971 1-0
   Tolush vs Antoshin, 1956 0-1
   Tal vs Antoshin, 1957 1/2-1/2
   Kan vs Antoshin, 1955 0-1
   Antoshin vs Kasparian, 1955 1-0
   Lisitsin vs Antoshin, 1956 1/2-1/2
   F Zita vs Antoshin, 1965 0-1
   O Dementiev vs Antoshin, 1970 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Moscow (1963)
   USSR Championship (1956)
   USSR Championship (1955)
   USSR Championship (1970)
   USSR Championship (1957)
   USSR Championship (1967)

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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VLADIMIR ANTOSHIN
(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.

Last updated: 2017-03-19 17:04:11

 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 753  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Boleslavsky vs Antoshin 1-0271951URS-ch sfD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
2. Antoshin vs Y Shaposhnikov 1-0311951URS-ch sfC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
3. Geller vs Antoshin  1-0331951URS-ch sfD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
4. G Ilivitsky vs Antoshin 1-0261951URS-ch sfA81 Dutch
5. Estrin vs Antoshin  1-0881952Moscow-chC41 Philidor Defense
6. Antoshin vs Simagin ½-½891952Ch MoscowA04 Reti Opening
7. Antoshin vs Flohr  ½-½371952Ch MoscowB10 Caro-Kann
8. Antoshin vs Chistiakov 0-1351952Moscow-chA06 Reti Opening
9. Antoshin vs M Yudovich Sr.  1-0421952Moscow-chA06 Reti Opening
10. Lilienthal vs Antoshin  ½-½461952Ch MoscowD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. S Kogan vs Antoshin  0-1451952Moscow-chE16 Queen's Indian
12. Y Gusev vs Antoshin 0-1291952Moscow-chE10 Queen's Pawn Game
13. E S Stoliar vs Antoshin  0-1441952URS-ch sfC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
14. Ravinsky vs Antoshin 0-1451952Moscow-chC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
15. Antoshin vs Averbakh 1-0351952Moscow-chB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
16. E Korchmar vs Antoshin  0-1261952URS-ch sfA08 King's Indian Attack
17. V Glotov vs Antoshin  1-0401952Moscow-chA99 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3
18. B Baranov vs Antoshin  0-1551952Moscow-chE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
19. Antoshin vs Kotov  ½-½261952RUSB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
20. Antoshin vs B Goldenov  1-0481952URS-ch sfA06 Reti Opening
21. Antoshin vs V Zagorovsky  ½-½411952Moscow-chA04 Reti Opening
22. Antoshin vs V Liublinsky  1-0261952Moscow-chA04 Reti Opening
23. V Baranov vs Antoshin  1-0361953Moscow-chE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
24. Antoshin vs Bronstein 0-1351953Moscow-chA04 Reti Opening
25. Furman vs Antoshin  1-0301953URS-ch sfE52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6
 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 753  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-12-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  parisattack: One of many under appreciated Soviet GMs of the 40s-50s-60s.
May-16-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  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!

LTJ

May-14-12  BIDMONFA: Vladimir Antoshin

ANTOSHIN, Vladimir
http://www.bidmonfa.com/antoshin_vl...
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