Number of games in database: 78
Years covered: 1958 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2371
Highest rating achieved in database: 2424
Overall record: +36 -33 =9 (51.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
B Katalymov vs G Ilivitsky, 1959 1-0
B Katalymov vs O Kaminsky, 1969 1-0
B Katalymov vs M Kolpakov, 1975 1-0
Emms vs B Katalymov, 1996 0-1
B Katalymov vs M Sawadkuhi, 2011 1-0
B Katalymov vs Razuvaev, 1976 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
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| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78
|1. Korchnoi vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||71||1958||URS-ch sf||D72 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line|
|2. Kholmov vs B Katalymov
||1-0||63||1958||URS-ch sf||D73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3|
|3. V Osnos vs B Katalymov
|| ||½-½||34||1958||URS-ch sf||A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky|
|4. B Vladimirov vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||40||1958||URS-ch sf||A84 Dutch|
|5. B Katalymov vs Suetin
||1-0||39||1959||Olympiad URS||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|6. Gipslis vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||36||1959||Olympiad URS||C15 French, Winawer|
|7. B Katalymov vs G Ilivitsky
||1-0||11||1959||URS||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|8. M Mukhitdinov vs B Katalymov
|| ||0-1||44||1959||URS-chT||B06 Robatsch|
|9. Kholmov vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||49||1961||URS-ch29 sf||E15 Queen's Indian|
|10. Savon vs B Katalymov
||0-1||47||1961||URS-ch29 sf||A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky|
|11. A Bannik vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||41||1962||Spartak-ch||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|12. Kholmov vs B Katalymov
|| ||½-½||67||1962||Spartak-ch||A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky|
|13. B Katalymov vs Taimanov
||0-1||42||1963||USSR||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|14. Keres vs B Katalymov
|| ||½-½||35||1963||9th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|15. Keres vs B Katalymov
||1-0||53||1965||Moskva SUtch||C10 French|
|16. B Katalymov vs Gipslis
|| ||1-0||30||1966||Ch URS (1/2 final)||B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation|
|17. Vasiukov vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||29||1966||URS-ch sf||B27 Sicilian|
|18. Gipslis vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||53||1967||Olympiad URS||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
|19. B Katalymov vs Suetin
|| ||0-1||41||1967||Kislovodsk||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|20. B Katalymov vs Boleslavsky
|| ||½-½||29||1967||URS-chT||B32 Sicilian|
|21. G Borisenko vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||58||1967||URS-chT||A44 Old Benoni Defense|
|22. Kholmov vs B Katalymov
||1-0||44||1969||URS-chT||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|23. Suetin vs B Katalymov
|| ||1-0||49||1969||USSR||C16 French, Winawer|
|24. B Katalymov vs O Kaminsky
||1-0||37||1969||Sochi (Russia)||C45 Scotch Game|
|25. I Platonov vs B Katalymov
|| ||0-1||61||1969||Grozny Team ch URS||A10 English|
| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78
|Jun-12-04|| ||Pedr: can i download games? |
|Jun-12-04|| ||chessgames.com: Pedr, if you sign up for ChessGames.com Premium Membership you can have access to an archive of all of our games in zip-file format. |
|Mar-03-09|| ||Korch: Some information about Boris Katalymov + annotation of one of his games:|
|Aug-17-11|| ||Antiochus: IM born:1932 KAZ|
|Aug-17-11|| ||Antiochus: Boris Katalymov was born in 1932 and became master of USSR in 1959. It should be pointed out that many Masters of USSR played in IM and GM level then, because many talented USSR players lacked possibility to play in international tournaments out of USSR - only the best amongst the best had a chance to play abroad. Probably that was main reason why Katalymov become IM only after breakdown of USSR in 1996 when he had over 60.
He has won many Kazakhstan championships, played with top GMs like Korchnoi, Karpov, Bronstein Taimanov, Keres etc. in different competitions (and sometimes with not bad results). According to Chessmetrics Katalymov has reached his peak in 1978 when he was 84th in the World.
Also Katalymov is known as author of many interesting and original opening ideas like Nh6 -f6-Nf7 setup in Old Benoni (used against Kunte), original queen move in French Rubinstein (1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3(d2) dxe4 4.Nxe4 Qd5!?) which is similar with one idea of Nimzowitch in Caro-Kann (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Nxf6 gxf6 6.c3 Qd5!?) , 2...b6!? in Sicilian ( after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3) in some sources called Katalymov variation, some interesting ideas in Sokolsky opening (1.b4) which was his weapon for many years etc.|
Informations from Korch Chess
|Feb-02-13|| ||whiteshark: R.I.P., Boris Katalymov.
|Jul-09-13|| ||PhilFeeley: I don't know why the gap between 2001 and 2011. Here's a game from 2002:|
Osipov, Vladimir (2296) vs Katalymov, Boris (2401)
Event: 3rd Stage Russian Cup, Tomsk RUS
Opening: Nimzo-Larsen Attack, Classical Variation (A01)
1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 e6 3. e3 a5 4. a3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. d4 c5 7. Nbd2 a4 8. Bd3 Qb6 9. O-O c4 10. Be2 Be7 11. Ra2 axb3 12. cxb3 cxb3 13. Nxb3 Ne4 14. a4 Bb4 15. Qc2 O-O 16. Rc1 Qd6 17. a5 Qe7 18. Raa1 f5 19. Qd3 f4 20. exf4 Rxf4 21. Rc2 Rf8 22. Bc1 Bd6 23. Nbd2 Ndf6 24. Bf1 Qf7 25. Qe2 Bb4 26. Ne5 Qe8 27. f3 Bc3 28. Rxc3 Nxc3 29. Qd3 Na4 30. Ba3 Rxa5 31. Bxf8 Qxf8 32. Qc2 Qe8 33. Nb3 Ra8 34. Nc5 Nb6 35. Rb1 Qd8 36. Qb3 Nc4 37. Bxc4 dxc4 38. Qxc4 Qd5 39. h3 h5 40. h4 Ra2 41. Rb6 Rd2 42. Qxd5 exd5 43. Rd6 Bf5 44. Nxb7 Rxd4 45. Nc6 Rd1+ 46. Kh2 Bd7 47. Ne5 Be8 48. Nc5 Re1 49. Ned3 Re7 50. Ne6 Rd7 51. Rxd7 Bxd7 52. Nd4 Bc8 53. Kg3 Ba6 54. Ne5 Bf1 55. Kf2 Bc4 56. Ke3 Kh7 57. Kf4 Bf1 58. g3 Ba6 59. Kf5 Bf1 60. Ng6 Kg8 61. Ne5 Bc4 62. Nec6 Ba6 63. Kf4 Bb7 64. Nd8 Bc8 65. Ke5 Kf8 66. Kd6 Ke8 67. N8c6 Bb7 68. Ne5
I'm not sure why black won. Time perhaps.
|Feb-04-14|| ||whiteshark: An extended eulogy / appreciation of his chess performance:
http://www.chesspro.ru/thesaurus/mi... (in Russian)|
|Apr-09-16|| ||Eastfrisian: According to wikipedia he was born on 13 June, 1932.|
|Apr-09-16|| ||ndg2: Wete his opponents often in calamity?|
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