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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 E10 A41
 Queen's Gambit Declined (28) 
    D37 D30 D31 D38 D35
 Nimzo Indian (23) 
    E25 E20 E46 E30 E43
 Slav (22) 
    D11 D12 D10 D17 D15
 French Defense (20) 
    C01 C02 C07 C12 C04
 Queen's Indian (20) 
    E14 E12 E13
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 C89 C92 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 Igor Ivanov, 1989 1-0
   A Bangiev vs V Malaniuk, 1986 0-1
   Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 2005 1/2-1/2
   Lenderman vs V Malaniuk, 2010 0-1
   M Lewicki vs V Malaniuk, 2012 0-1
   A Z Kapengut vs V Malaniuk, 1985 0-1
   V Malaniuk vs Karpov, 1983 1/2-1/2
   Grischuk vs V Malaniuk, 2001 0-1
   Beliavsky vs V Malaniuk, 1983 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 Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Privalov vs V Malaniuk 0-115 1974 TallinnC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
2. A Zakharov vs V Malaniuk  1-029 1975 Briansk-ch TrudD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. Yermolinsky vs V Malaniuk  0-145 1975 URS-CupT BurevestnikD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. V Malaniuk vs Kholmov  ½-½41 1978 URS-ch sfA47 Queen's Indian
5. V Malaniuk vs Yurtaev  1-041 1978 Ch URS (select)B06 Robatsch
6. V Malaniuk vs Chiburdanidze 0-136 1979 URS-ch YMB50 Sicilian
7. V Malaniuk vs Psakhis  1-053 1979 URSB12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. Kholmov vs V Malaniuk 1-054 1980 URS-ch48 sf DnepropetrovskC46 Three Knights
9. Vasiukov vs V Malaniuk  ½-½20 1980 URS-ch48 sf DnepropetrovskC05 French, Tarrasch
10. V Malaniuk vs G Timoshchenko  ½-½27 1981 URS-ch sfB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
11. V Malaniuk vs E Kengis 0-141 1981 ?B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
12. Kholmov vs V Malaniuk  0-131 1981 URS-ch sfC05 French, Tarrasch
13. E Vladimirov vs V Malaniuk  1-038 1981 URS-ch YMA07 King's Indian Attack
14. V Malaniuk vs Azmaiparashvili  ½-½27 1981 TallinnB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. A Ivanov vs V Malaniuk  1-026 1981 USSRC05 French, Tarrasch
16. Salov vs V Malaniuk 0-122 1981 TallinC78 Ruy Lopez
17. Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk 1-026 1982 OdessaD85 Grunfeld
18. Kupreichik vs V Malaniuk  0-147 1982 URSC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. Taimanov vs V Malaniuk  ½-½14 1983 BakuA04 Reti Opening
20. V Malaniuk vs P Van der Sterren  1-029 1983 It (cat.8)C55 Two Knights Defense
21. V Malaniuk vs Psakhis  ½-½30 1983 Tallinn URS sfC01 French, Exchange
22. V Malaniuk vs Speelman ½-½41 1983 BakuC07 French, Tarrasch
23. V Malaniuk vs O Cvitan  1-031 1983 BakuB53 Sicilian
24. V Malaniuk vs Azmaiparashvili 1-021 1983 It cat 8B07 Pirc
25. V Malaniuk vs Romanishin  0-139 1983 URSD03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
 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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