Mikhail M Yudovich Sr.
Number of games in database: 182
Years covered: 1931 to 1974
Overall record: +50 -50 =82 (50.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Fine vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 0-1
Panov vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 0-1
M Yudovich Sr. vs Ragozin, 1937 1/2-1/2
M Yudovich Sr. vs K Klaman, 1947 1-0
Panov vs M Yudovich Sr., 1936 0-1
M Yudovich Sr. vs Levenfish, 1934 1/2-1/2
Kan vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 0-1
M Yudovich Sr. vs P Dubinin, 1947 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
USSR Championship (1931)
USSR Championship 1934/35 (1934)
USSR Championship (1939)
USSR Championship (1947)
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|MIKHAIL M YUDOVICH SR.
(born Jun-08-1911, died Sep-19-1987, 76 years old) Russia
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|Mikhail Mikhailovich Yudovich (Senior) was born in Roslavl. He was awarded the titles of IM in 1950, IMC in 1961 and GMC in 1973, and was USSR Correspondence Champion in 1966.|
His son Mikhail M Yudovich Jr. was also a very strong player.
Wikipedia article: Mikhail Yudovich
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|Jun-08-05|| ||Kangaroo: The game Fine vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 should have been listed as the greatest achievement of this master!|
|Jun-30-05|| ||Knight13: The game Fine vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 became the Puzzle of the Day on June 30/05!|
|Jun-30-05|| ||aw1988: It's just an opening trap.|
|Dec-16-05|| ||stanleys: This man died in 1987|
|May-08-06|| ||Benzol: He was known as "Mik-Mik" because of the patronymic second name Mikhailovich.|
|Jun-08-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Mikhail M Yudovich Sr.|
YUDOVICH, Mikhail M.
|Sep-02-07|| ||jenspetersson: I'm searching for a D81 (Grünfeld 4.Qb3) game with "Mik-Mik".|
White was Belavenets (sometimes spelled Belawenez) and it was played in Moscow 1936. Any idea on where to find it?
|Jun-08-09|| ||WhiteRook48: he beat Fine?!|
|Apr-08-12|| ||backrank: I've always wondered who might have been Yudovich Jr., but there seems nowhere any trace of this guy! Why is Yudovich always called Senior if there is no Junior of the same name?|
BTW, one of the most remarkable games by Yudovich (Sr.!) is his short win over Kan with the black pieces (and NOT with the help of an opening trap, as in the case of his win over Fine):
[White "Kan, Ilya"]
[Black "Yudovich, Mikhail M"]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 d5 5.cxd5 Qxd5 6.Nf3 c5 7.dxc5 Qxc5 8.Be3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Qe7 10.g3 Nc6 11.Bg2 O-O 12.O-O e5 13.Rab1 Rd8 14.h3 Be6 15. Bg5 b6 16.Nd2 Rac8 17.Ne4 h6 18.Bxf6 gxf6 19.g4 f5 20.gxf5 Bxf5 21.e3 Rd6 22.Kh2 Rg6 23.f4 Kh8 24.Qf2 exf4 25.Qxf4 Rxg2+ 26.Kxg2 Qxe4+ 0-1
This game is featured in Chernev's excellent book 'The Russians Play Chess', where Chernev compares it to Capa's best efforts!
|Apr-08-12|| ||King Death: <backrank> But there is! Along with games here (Mikhail M Yudovich Jr.) you can find some more at
|Apr-08-12|| ||backrank: Thank you, now I see. But if you type 'Yudovich' into the search square, there comes only the Senior!|
|Nov-26-14|| ||ljfyffe: Member of Soviet team first at CC Olympiad VI
(1968-1972) Final;VII Final (1972-76) first.
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