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Vladimir P Malaniuk
Number of games in database: 675
Years covered: 1974 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2444 (2467 rapid, 2470 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2615

Overall record: +188 -115 =319 (55.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 53 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    A46 D02 D05 A41 E10
 Queen's Gambit Declined (28) 
    D37 D30 D31 D35 D38
 Nimzo Indian (23) 
    E25 E20 E46 E30 E38
 Slav (22) 
    D11 D12 D17 D10 D15
 Queen's Indian (20) 
    E14 E12 E13
 French Defense (20) 
    C01 C02 C07 C05 C09
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (79) 
    C78 C60 C76 C61 C69
 Dutch Defense (66) 
    A81 A87 A85 A88 A86
 Two Knights (22) 
    C55 C59
 Reti System (20) 
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (15) 
    C84 C92 C89 C90 C97
 Old Indian (14) 
    A53 A55
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Privalov vs V Malaniuk, 1974 0-1
   V Malaniuk vs J Ivanov, 1989 1-0
   Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 2005 1/2-1/2
   A Z Kapengut vs V Malaniuk, 1985 0-1
   Lenderman vs V Malaniuk, 2010 0-1
   A Bangiev vs V Malaniuk, 1986 0-1
   M Lewicki vs V Malaniuk, 2012 0-1
   Grischuk vs V Malaniuk, 2001 0-1
   P Van der Sterren vs V Malaniuk, 1987 0-1
   Eingorn vs V Malaniuk, 1986 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   50th USSR Championship (1983)
   It (open) St. Petersburg 300 (2003)
   Zurich Chess Club 200th Anniversary (2009)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Tallinn 1987 by Chessdreamer

   V Malaniuk vs A Gorbatov (Sep-25-14) 1/2-1/2
   V Malaniuk vs M Nedochetov (Sep-24-14) 1-0
   R Bakunts vs V Malaniuk (Sep-23-14) 1/2-1/2
   V Malaniuk vs E Timchenko (Sep-22-14) 1-0
   A Dimitrijevic vs V Malaniuk (Sep-21-14) 1-0

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(born Jul-21-1957, 59 years old) Ukraine

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Vladimir Pavlovich Malaniuk was born in Arkhangelsk. Awarded the GM title in 1987, he was 2nd= in the 1986 USSR Championship. Other results include 1st at Minsk 1985, 1st= at Lvov 1986, 1st at Frunze 1987, 2nd= at Tallinn 1987 and 2nd= at Lvov 1988. The Bad Wörishofen (Germany) 2010 ended with Malaniuk as the winner. 1st at the 18th Konik Morski 2013 held in Poland.

Wikipedia article: Vladimir Malaniuk

 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 675  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Privalov vs V Malaniuk 0-1151974TallinnC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
2. A Zakharov vs V Malaniuk  1-0291975Briansk-ch TrudD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. Yermolinsky vs V Malaniuk  0-1451975URS-CupT BurevestnikD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. V Malaniuk vs Yurtaev  1-0411978Ch URS (select)B06 Robatsch
5. V Malaniuk vs Kholmov  ½-½411978URS-ch sfA47 Queen's Indian
6. V Malaniuk vs Psakhis  1-0531979URSB12 Caro-Kann Defense
7. V Malaniuk vs Chiburdanidze 0-1361979URS-ch YMB50 Sicilian
8. Kholmov vs V Malaniuk 1-0541980URS-ch48 sf DnepropetrovskC46 Three Knights
9. Vasiukov vs V Malaniuk  ½-½201980URS-ch48 sf DnepropetrovskC05 French, Tarrasch
10. E Vladimirov vs V Malaniuk  1-0381981URS-ch YMA07 King's Indian Attack
11. V Malaniuk vs Azmaiparashvili  ½-½271981TallinnB22 Sicilian, Alapin
12. Salov vs V Malaniuk 0-1221981TallinC78 Ruy Lopez
13. V Malaniuk vs G Timoshchenko  ½-½271981URS-ch sfB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
14. V Malaniuk vs E Kengis 0-1411981?B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
15. A Ivanov vs V Malaniuk  1-0261981USSRC05 French, Tarrasch
16. Kholmov vs V Malaniuk  0-1311981URS-ch sfC05 French, Tarrasch
17. Kupreichik vs V Malaniuk  0-1471982URSC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk 1-0261982OdessaD85 Grunfeld
19. Oll vs V Malaniuk  ½-½401983URS-ch FL51C78 Ruy Lopez
20. Short vs V Malaniuk  ½-½641983BakuC78 Ruy Lopez
21. V Malaniuk vs Balashov  ½-½191983TallinnD02 Queen's Pawn Game
22. V Malaniuk vs Kholmov ½-½271983URS-ch FL51D05 Queen's Pawn Game
23. Taimanov vs V Malaniuk  ½-½141983BakuA04 Reti Opening
24. V Malaniuk vs Psakhis  ½-½301983Tallinn URS sfC01 French, Exchange
25. V Malaniuk vs Speelman ½-½411983BakuC07 French, Tarrasch
 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 675  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-01-04  Poisonpawns: Who are the other GMs who play the dutch nowadays? He is the only one I know of who is faithful to the opening, does anyone know of any others?
Jul-21-06  BIDMONFA: Vladimir P Malaniuk

MALANIUK, Vladimir P.

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  whiteshark: <Poisonpawns>:
Valery Beim
Stefan E S Kindermann

Both wrote a book about the Leningrad-Dutch

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  whiteshark: Happy Birthday, <Mr. Leningrad Defence>!
Jul-21-08  zoat22: Malaniuk was in at least one of the PCA Intel Grand Prix things...
Feb-10-09  Pyke: According to Alexei Shirov Malaniuk was one of the main contributers and proponents of the Archangelsk variation of the Ruy Lopez.

Looking at his games in this variation it, he seemed to handle it quite well.

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  whiteshark: Hello <Pyke>!
How do you know all of that?
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  whiteshark: Happy Birthday, <Mr. Archangelsk Variation>!
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  Tabanus: Open Bad Wörishofen (Germany) just ended, with Malaniuk as the winner,, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: 3rd place in Doeberl Cup (Australia) 1-5 April 2010:

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  Tabanus: And 4th in Sydney Open (Australia) 7-11 April 2010:

[Event "Sydney Open"]
[Date "2010.04.11"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Li Chao"]
[Black "Malaniuk, Vladimir P"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2613"]
[BlackElo "2582"]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. g4 Nxg4 6. Rg1 Ngf6 7. Bc4 h6 8. Be3 c6 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Qd3 b5 11. Bb3 Qa5 12. O-O-O Ba6 13. Ne2 c5 14. c4 bxc4 15. Bxc4 Bxc4 16. Qxc4 Qb4 17. Qxb4 cxb4 18. Nd2 g6 19. f3 Nb6 20. Kb1 Nfd7 21. Rc1 Be7 22. f4 exf4 23. Bxf4 Nc5 24. Be3 Rd8 25. Nd4 Nd3 26. Rc2 Bg5 27. Bxg5 hxg5 28. Nc6 Rd7 29. e5 Rh4 30. Nf3 Rc4 31. b3 Rxc2 32. Kxc2 Rc7 33. Kxd3 Rxc6 34. Nd4 Rc5 35. Rxg5 Nd7 36. h4 Nxe5+ 37. Ke4 f6 38. Rg2 Kf7 39. Rc2 Rxc2 40. Nxc2 a5 41. Nd4 Kg7 42. Ne2 Kh6 43. Ng3 Ng4 44. Kf4 Nf2 45. Ke3 Nd1+ 46. Kd3 Nc3 47. a3 f5 48. axb4 axb4 49. Ke3 Ne4 50. Ne2 Nc5 51. Nc1 Kh5 52. Kd4 Na6 53. Kc4 f4 54. Nd3 f3 55. Kd4 0-1

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  Tabanus: Placed 5th in the Canadian Open 10-18 July 2010:

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  wordfunph: "The simple strategy of attacking your opponent's pieces and creating threats on every move has a cumulative effect. In 5-6 moves it reaches a critical mass and brings about the collapse of his defense."

- GM Vladimir Malaniuk

Jul-21-10  Remizatorul: Nice pics gallery here...
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  Stonehenge: Happy Birthday :)
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  FSR: Happy birthday, Vladimir Mala-Nyuk, Nyuk, Nyuk.
Jul-21-11  WhiteRook48: <FSR> That is the corniest pun I have seen in a long time
Jul-21-11  WhiteRook48: no offense intended btw
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: <WhiteRook48> None taken.
Jul-21-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Malaniuk!


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