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Grigory Ionovich Ravinsky
Number of games in database: 103
Years covered: 1926 to 1966
Overall record: +19 -44 =39 (37.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      1 exhibition game, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (17) 
    C86 C97 C92 C88 C72
 Sicilian (13) 
    B93 B58 B51 B52 B72
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (10) 
    C86 C97 C92 C88 C96
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C61 C77 C81 C83 C78
 Ruy Lopez, Open (4) 
    C81 C83 C80
 Slav (4) 
    D16 D15 D14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Ravinsky vs G Ilivitsky, 1952 1-0
   Ravinsky vs Panov, 1943 1-0
   N Zubarev vs Ravinsky, 1929 0-1
   Karpov vs Ravinsky, 1966 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1944)

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(born Oct-18-1909, died 1994, 84 years old) Russia

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Grigory Ionovich Ravinsky was born in St. Petersburg. He was awarded the title of International Arbiter in 1957.

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 103  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Ravinsky vs P Romanovsky  0-130 1926 Leningrad-chB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
2. N Zubarev vs Ravinsky  0-116 1929 USSR ChampionshipA35 English, Symmetrical
3. Kan vs Ravinsky  1-034 1929 USSR ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
4. Capablanca vs Ravinsky 1-080 1935 Clock simul, 10bE16 Queen's Indian
5. Ravinsky vs Ragozin  0-140 1942 Ch MoscowE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
6. Ravinsky vs Dus Chotimirsky  1-036 1942 Moscow-chC88 Ruy Lopez
7. Zamikhovsky vs Ravinsky  0-136 1942 Moscow-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Boleslavsky vs Ravinsky  ½-½44 1942 Moscow-chC67 Ruy Lopez
9. Ravinsky vs Kotov 1-030 1942 Moscow-chB32 Sicilian
10. Ravinsky vs Smyslov 0-169 1942 Moscow-ch ;HCL 12C26 Vienna
11. Ravinsky vs Panov 1-036 1943 MoscowB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. Ravinsky vs Lisitsin  0-135 1944 USSR ChampionshipB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
13. Botvinnik vs Ravinsky 1-0126 1944 USSR ChampionshipD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
14. Ravinsky vs Tolush  0-137 1944 USSR ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
15. Ravinsky vs Flohr  ½-½24 1944 Ch URS (1/2 final)D26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
16. V Makogonov vs Ravinsky  1-037 1944 USSR ChampionshipD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
17. Ravinsky vs V Mikenas 0-133 1944 USSR ChampionshipE00 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Alatortsev vs Ravinsky  1-062 1944 USSR ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Ravinsky vs Kotov  0-121 1944 Moscow, USSRD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. A Khavin vs Ravinsky  ½-½31 1944 USSR ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
21. Ravinsky vs Kotov  1-028 1944 USSR ChampionshipD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. Lilienthal vs Ravinsky  ½-½41 1944 USSR ChampionshipD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Boleslavsky vs Ravinsky  ½-½70 1944 USSR ChampionshipC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
24. Ravinsky vs Smyslov 0-140 1944 USSR ChampionshipE02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4
25. Ragozin vs Ravinsky  1-044 1944 USSR ChampionshipD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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Oct-18-09  kramputz: Happy 100. 2 years older than Lilienthal.
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  whiteshark: Player of the Day

Deceased in 1994 NicBase

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  TheFocus: There is no truth to the rumor that this player's nickname is <Ravioli>.
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  Bowen Island: Check out ICC for Larry C's demonstration of a brilliant win by Ravinsky over Panov in 1943.

Game 11 above!!

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  juan31: Another example of the ability of chess to become immortal the work of a person
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