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Viacheslav Osnos
V Osnos 
Pavel Kondratiev and Vyacheslav Osnos, 1965.
Number of games in database: 485
Years covered: 1956 to 2003
Last FIDE rating: 2384

Overall record: +144 -126 =215 (51.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (42) 
    E60 E71 E62 E69 E67
 Nimzo Indian (20) 
    E40 E55 E54 E45 E20
 Grunfeld (17) 
    D72 D78 D74 D70 D71
 Queen's Indian (15) 
    E15 E16 E14 E19 E12
 Slav (14) 
    D11 D15 D16 D18 D13
 English (14) 
    A17 A15 A10 A13 A12
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (99) 
    B46 B44 B65 B40 B48
 Sicilian Taimanov (24) 
    B46 B48 B45 B47
 Nimzo Indian (23) 
    E46 E59 E50 E20 E21
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (16) 
    B65 B63 B64 B67 B62
 Bogo Indian (15) 
 English (14) 
    A17 A14 A15 A13 A16
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Osnos vs G Ustinov, 1960 1-0
   V Osnos vs Geller, 1967 1-0
   V Osnos vs Aronin, 1956 1-0
   Simagin vs V Osnos, 1960 0-1
   V Osnos vs G Zaichik, 1979 1-0
   V Osnos vs Y Sakharov, 1968 1-0
   B Lebedev vs V Osnos, 1963 0-1
   V Osnos vs Y M Nikitin, 1968 1-0
   V Osnos vs Vasiukov, 1968 1-0
   V Osnos vs A Lein, 1968 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1965)
   USSR Championship 1964/65 (1964)
   USSR Championship (1967)
   USSR Championship 1968/69 (1968)
   USSR Championship 1966/67 (1966)
   USSR Championship (1963)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Osnos' best games by Imohthep

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(born Jul-24-1935, died Aug-27-2009, 74 years old) Russia

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Viacheslav Vulfovich Osnos was born on the 24th of July 1935 in the USSR. Awarded the IM title in 1965, he played in the Soviet championships from 1963 to 1968 and was two time Leningrad Champion, in 1971 and 1980. He placed first in the international tournament in Debretsen (Hungary) of 1969. He acted as a trainer and second to Viktor Korchnoi in his 1968 Candidates Match against Mikhail Tal, and again in his 1974 Candidates Match against Anatoly Karpov. He also was an author, writing opening books: A Reti Debut (1990) and The Attack of Rauzer-Richter (1998). Osnos was a frequent contributor to New in Chess.

Wikipedia article: Vyacheslav Osnos

Last updated: 2018-06-17 21:49:39

 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 485  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Osnos vs K Klaman  0-1241956URS-ch sfD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
2. V Osnos vs Y Neishtadt  1-0521956URS-ch sfA07 King's Indian Attack
3. E S Stoliar vs V Osnos  ½-½411956URS-ch sfA16 English
4. Kotov vs V Osnos  1-0411956URS-ch sfE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
5. V Osnos vs A Khasin  ½-½181956URS-ch sfE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
6. Ragozin vs V Osnos  0-1381956URS-ch sfB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
7. V Osnos vs Novotelnov  ½-½411956URS-ch sfD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. P Kondratiev vs V Osnos  ½-½181956URS-ch sfB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
9. V Osnos vs G Goldberg  ½-½261956URS-ch sfD74 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O
10. V Osnos vs Spassky 1-0511956URS-ch sfA60 Benoni Defense
11. Geller vs V Osnos  ½-½221956URS-ch sfE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
12. V Osnos vs Aronin 1-01141956URS-ch sfD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
13. V Osnos vs I Slepoy  ½-½441956URS-ch sfD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. J I Zilber vs V Osnos  1-0451956URS-ch sfD90 Grunfeld
15. Byvshev vs V Osnos  ½-½221956URS-ch sfB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
16. V Mikenas vs V Osnos  ½-½421956URS-ch sfB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
17. V Osnos vs D Rovner  1-0401956URS-ch sfA07 King's Indian Attack
18. Tolush vs V Osnos  1-0441956URS-ch sfB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
19. Petrosian vs V Osnos  ½-½281956Moscow-chB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
20. Lisitsin vs V Osnos  ½-½411956URS-ch sfA46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. V Osnos vs I Rubel  1-0371958URS-ch sfE16 Queen's Indian
22. Gipslis vs V Osnos  1-0361958URS-ch sfB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
23. V Osnos vs A Petersons  ½-½261958URS-ch sfE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
24. V Osnos vs B Vladimirov  ½-½331958URS-ch sfE70 King's Indian
25. Geller vs V Osnos  1-0501958URS-ch sfE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 485  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Happy Birthday Viacheslav!
Jul-24-08  jperr75108: Happy Birthday indeed!
Aug-28-09  ROADDOG: Thoughts and prayers for the Osnos family today. His contributions to the chess world will be remembered.
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Rest in Peace, V.Osnos.
Aug-28-09  Eastfrisian: R.I.P.
Aug-28-09  Sem: I saw him once during one of the youth world championships in Groningen (Holland), late 70's. He sat in the analysis room, going through a game of one of his pupils, with a fellow Russian.
Aug-28-09  WhiteRook48: he died yesterday?!?!
Aug-28-09  Jason Frost: R.I.P
Sep-20-09  siggemannen: RIP Viacheslav, I liked your Reti-book a lot!
Nov-17-10  stanleys: <<siggemannen:>> <I liked your Reti-book a lot!>

Me too!I keep playing Reti,following Osnos' recommandations and my results are good.

Some positions from Osnos'games (in Russian):

May-12-11  myschkin: . . .

Photo (~1965):

with his teacher Pavel E Kondratiev

Aug-28-12  BIDMONFA: Viacheslav Osnos

OSNOS, Vyacheslav

Dec-23-15  jerseybob: The picture up top has the names reversed; it's Osnos on the left.
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