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Boris Katalymov
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.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (7) 
    B23 B40 B32 B47 B62
 Uncommon Opening (6) 
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (10) 
    C15 C10 C02 C18 C16
 Sicilian (6) 
    B61 B56 B30 B27
 Dutch Defense (5) 
    A97 A84
 French Winawer (4) 
    C15 C16 C18
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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 Razuvaev, 1976 1-0
   B Katalymov vs M Sawadkuhi, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)

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(born Jun-13-1932, died Feb-01-2013, 80 years old) Kazakhstan

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Boris Nikolaevich Katalymov was an International Master.

Wikipedia article: Boris Katalimov

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Vladimirov vs B Katalymov  1-0401958URS-ch sfA84 Dutch
2. Korchnoi vs B Katalymov 1-0711958URS-ch sfD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
3. Kholmov vs B Katalymov 1-0631958URS-ch sfD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
4. V Osnos vs B Katalymov  ½-½341958URS-ch sfA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
5. B Katalymov vs G Ilivitsky 1-0111959URSA00 Uncommon Opening
6. B Katalymov vs Suetin 1-03919592nd Soviet Spartakiad final BA00 Uncommon Opening
7. Gipslis vs B Katalymov  1-03619592nd Soviet Spartakiad qual. group 3C15 French, Winawer
8. M Mukhitdinov vs B Katalymov  0-14419592nd Soviet Spartakiad final BB06 Robatsch
9. Kholmov vs B Katalymov  1-0491961URS-ch29 sfE15 Queen's Indian
10. Savon vs B Katalymov 0-1471961URS-ch29 sfA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
11. A Bannik vs B Katalymov  1-0411962Spartak-chA00 Uncommon Opening
12. Kholmov vs B Katalymov  ½-½671962Spartak-chA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
13. B Katalymov vs Taimanov 0-1421963USSRA00 Uncommon Opening
14. Keres vs B Katalymov  ½-½3519639th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3C07 French, Tarrasch
15. Keres vs B Katalymov 1-0531965Moskva SUtchC10 French
16. Vasiukov vs B Katalymov  1-0291966URS-ch sfB27 Sicilian
17. B Katalymov vs Gipslis  1-0301966URS-ch sfB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
18. B Katalymov vs Suetin 0-1411967KislovodskA00 Uncommon Opening
19. Gipslis vs B Katalymov  1-053196710th Soviet Team-ch qual group 2E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
20. B Katalymov vs Boleslavsky  ½-½29196710th Soviet Team-ch qual group 2B32 Sicilian
21. G Borisenko vs B Katalymov  1-058196710th Soviet Team-ch final BA44 Old Benoni Defense
22. Kholmov vs B Katalymov 1-0441969URS-chTC05 French, Tarrasch
23. Suetin vs B Katalymov  1-0491969USSRC16 French, Winawer
24. B Katalymov vs O Kaminsky 1-0371969Spartak-chC45 Scotch Game
25. I Platonov vs B Katalymov  0-1611969URS-chTA10 English
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78  PGN Download
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Jun-12-04  Pedr: can i download games?
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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

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  whiteshark: R.I.P., Boris Katalymov.

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  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)
Date: 2002-07-12
Event: 3rd Stage Russian Cup, Tomsk RUS
Round: 5
Result: 0-1
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.

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: An extended eulogy / appreciation of his chess performance: (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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