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Abram Borisovich Poliak
Number of games in database: 48
Years covered: 1929 to 1957

Overall record: +17 -17 =14 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Vienna Opening (4) 
    C29 C25
With the Black pieces:
 Orthodox Defense (4) 
    D51 D61 D65
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Riumin vs A Poliak, 1929 0-1
   A Poliak vs M David, 1938 1/2-1/2
   A Poliak vs Nenarokov, 1929 1-0
   N Pavlov-Pianov vs A Poliak, 1929 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1929)

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(born Jun-27-1902, died 1996, 93 years old) Russia

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Abram Poliak was born in Proskurov*. He was champion of Tula in 1942.

*Wikipedia article: Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 48  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Poliak vs Ragozin  1-0351929USSR ChampionshipD95 Grunfeld
2. Riumin vs A Poliak 0-1171929USSR ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Rauzer vs A Poliak  0-1511929USSR ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. A Poliak vs Botvinnik 0-1401929Moscow Educational tD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. N Pavlov-Pianov vs A Poliak  ½-½401929USSR ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
6. A Poliak vs Nenarokov 1-0521929USSR ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
7. Botvinnik vs A Poliak 1-0371929USSR ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. Panov vs A Poliak 1-0311934MoscowC13 French
9. Kotov vs A Poliak  1-0321937Moscow RUSA80 Dutch
10. V Makogonov vs A Poliak  1-039193811th USSR Championship SemifinalD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. A Poliak vs Sokolsky  0-149193811th USSR Championship SemifinalB10 Caro-Kann
12. Bondarevsky vs A Poliak  1-060193811th USSR Championship SemifinalD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
13. A Poliak vs P Romanovsky  0-159193811th USSR Championship SemifinalD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Chekhover vs A Poliak  1-027193811th USSR Championship SemifinalC53 Giuoco Piano
15. A Poliak vs M David  ½-½63193811th USSR Championship SemifinalB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
16. Kasparian vs A Poliak  0-141193811th USSR Championship SemifinalC28 Vienna Game
17. A Poliak vs I Mazel  1-047193811th USSR Championship SemifinalA40 Queen's Pawn Game
18. A Budo vs A Poliak  1-075193811th USSR Championship SemifinalE16 Queen's Indian
19. A Poliak vs Abramian  ½-½42193811th USSR Championship SemifinalC13 French
20. Botvinnik vs A Poliak  1-025193811th USSR Championship SemifinalD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs A Poliak  0-134193811th USSR Championship SemifinalC42 Petrov Defense
22. A Poliak vs Veresov  1-042193811th USSR Championship SemifinalA15 English
23. I Rabinovich vs A Poliak  1-042193811th USSR Championship SemifinalC11 French
24. A Poliak vs S B Gotthilf  1-037193811th USSR Championship SemifinalC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
25. Lisitsin vs A Poliak  1-023193811th USSR Championship SemifinalA15 English
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 48  PGN Download
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  sfm: Must be one of the strongest "virtually-unheard-of" players in the history of chess. What a score against famous players.
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  whiteshark: Eternalised in <The Ukraine Immortal> E Korchmar vs A Poliak, 1931
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  brankat: Yes, he did produce some great games.

R.I.P. master Poliak.

Mar-13-19  technical win: According to Rus-wiki he was

Coach and husband of world champion Olga Rubtsova . The father of chess player Elena Fatalibekova . Electrical Engineer.

Participant in a number of Moscow championships, best results: (1927) - 5-6th, 1951 - 6th places.

Member of the USSR Championship (1929). Champion of Tula (1942).

In 1933, he tied a match with Nikolay Zubarev - 9: 9 (+5 −5 = 8).


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