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Alexey Suetin
Number of games in database: 1,247
Years covered: 1947 to 2001
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +411 -302 =532 (54.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (252) 
    B82 B32 B45 B23 B50
 Ruy Lopez (143) 
    C90 C92 C78 C96 C84
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (88) 
    C90 C92 C93 C84 C96
 French Defense (50) 
    C19 C11 C16 C02 C10
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (42) 
    B60 B62 B67 B61 B64
 Caro-Kann (35) 
    B17 B10 B11 B19 B18
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (200) 
    B48 B47 B42 B46 B44
 Sicilian Taimanov (60) 
    B48 B47 B46 B49
 King's Indian (57) 
    E63 E94 E81 E69 E80
 Modern Benoni (53) 
    A56 A57 A61 A71 A65
 English, 1 c4 c5 (39) 
    A34 A31 A30 A33 A37
 Sicilian Kan (36) 
    B42 B43 B41
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Suetin vs Bagirov, 1961 1-0
   Suetin vs P Travnicek, 1975 1-0
   Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1962 1-0
   Suetin vs Ujtelky, 1965 1-0
   Suetin vs Tseshkovsky, 1972 1-0
   Birbrager vs Suetin, 1964 0-1
   Spassky vs Suetin, 1964 0-1
   Suetin vs J Bademian, 1954 1-0
   Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1951 1-0
   Suetin vs A Bykhovsky, 1958 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hastings 1967/68 (1967)
   USSR Zonal (1964)
   USSR Championship (1963)
   USSR Championship (1965)
   USSR Championship (1952)
   USSR Championship (1958)
   USSR Championship (1962)
   USSR Championship 1964/65 (1964)
   USSR Championship (1950)
   USSR Championship 1966/67 (1966)
   USSR Championship (1960)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1996 World Seniors' championship by gauer
   Hastings 1967/68 by suenteus po 147
   1994 World Seniors' championship by gauer

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(born Nov-16-1926, died Sep-10-2001, 74 years old) Russia
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Alexey Stepanovich Suetin was awarded the IM title in 1961 and the GM title in 1965 and became World Senior Champion in 1996. His best tournament results were in the 1960's, 1st at Sarajevo 1965, 1st= with Mark Taimanov and Svetozar Gligoric at Copenhagen 1965 and 1st= with Aleksandar Matanovic at Titovo Uzice in 1966. He was also an author of note and was married to Kira Zvorykina.

Wikipedia article: Alexey Suetin

 page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,247  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Nezhmetdinov vs Suetin 1-029 1947 URSB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
2. Suetin vs V Chistyakov 1-026 1947 URSC12 French, McCutcheon
3. G Ilivitsky vs Suetin  0-141 1947 URSD98 Grunfeld, Russian
4. Suetin vs Fedosov  1-027 1948 TulaC49 Four Knights
5. Korchnoi vs Suetin  ½-½60 1950 TulaB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
6. Suetin vs N Gusev  1-043 1950 Ch URS (1/2 final)C41 Philidor Defense
7. Kasparian vs Suetin  0-142 1950 Ch URS (1/2 final)D80 Grunfeld
8. A Poliak vs Suetin  1-040 1950 Ch URS (1/2 final)E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
9. Suetin vs G Ilivitsky  0-143 1950 TulaB56 Sicilian
10. Suetin vs Petrosian 1-060 1950 USSR ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. Averbakh vs Suetin 1-033 1950 USSR ChampionshipB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
12. Suetin vs Lipnitsky  1-048 1950 USSR ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
13. Smyslov vs Suetin 1-048 1950 USSR ChampionshipD71 Neo-Grunfeld
14. Suetin vs Konstantinopolsky  0-143 1950 USSR ChampionshipC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
15. Geller vs Suetin 0-135 1950 USSR ChampionshipC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
16. Suetin vs Keres  ½-½35 1950 USSR ChampionshipC59 Two Knights
17. Bondarevsky vs Suetin  1-055 1950 USSR ChampionshipE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
18. Suetin vs Alatortsev  ½-½26 1950 USSR ChampionshipE41 Nimzo-Indian
19. Suetin vs Tolush 0-125 1950 USSR ChampionshipC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
20. V Mikenas vs Suetin 1-037 1950 USSR ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. Suetin vs G Borisenko 1-058 1950 USSR ChampionshipC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
22. Sokolsky vs Suetin  0-135 1950 USSR ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
23. Suetin vs Aronin  0-141 1950 USSR ChampionshipB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
24. V Liublinsky vs Suetin  1-056 1950 USSR ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
25. Suetin vs Boleslavsky  ½-½22 1950 USSR ChampionshipC11 French
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May-12-05  soberknight: It's hot outside. Alexey is Suetin.
May-31-06  jaime gallegos: who is the current World Senior Champion ?
Sep-10-06  BIDMONFA: Alexey Suetin

SUETIN, Alexey S. _

Nov-16-06  WTHarvey: <jaime gallegos> Victor Korchnoi is the Senior World Champion of 2006:
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  Phony Benoni: Good for Victor! But now we'll have to take him off the list of "Strongest Players Never to Become World Champion."
Nov-16-07  timhortons: suetin is a witness on how chess cheating is done on high level..anyways may you rest in read that these gentleman die after a game of chess
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  whiteshark: Quote of the Day

< The work of a chess player is similar to a blast furnace process: it is continuous and demands a heated passion for chess.>

-- Alexander Suetin

Jan-24-09  Pyke: Hey <Sharky>, good to see you're still around. I just marked your post, because I put the same quote on my own forum ... but as usual, it turns out you were faster than me ... :-)
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  whiteshark: <Pyke> Yet, again! :D
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  Domdaniel: < The work of a chess player is similar to a blast furnace process: it is continuous and demands a heated passion for chess.>

As this was written in the USSR, it can be seen as part of the propaganda effort to depict chess as industrial work. If written in the USA, it might be an appeal for sponsorship aimed at a smelting company. And in England it would be a begging letter to the rock group Blast Furnace & The Heatwaves, asking them to play for free at the post-match party.

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  whiteshark: Early bird <Ddl>, you've posted that at 04:37 hrs CET. :D
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  Domdaniel: <Sharky> True. But on this occasion I was a late bird who hadn't gone to bed yet.
Jan-09-10  notyetagm:

GM Jacob Aagaard on the Quality Chess blog:

<However, we will have two other books on positional themes this year. We will publish another book in the Chess Classics series, called <<<SOVIET CHESS STRATEGY by Suetin>>>. Also, we have another book planned by a very interesting author on positional chess sacrifices; however, I do not want to announce this one too soon.>

Anyone know anything about this book? Thanks

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  wordfunph: GM Alexey Suetin claimed he walked like 20 miles just to get to the library so he could copy down page by page the book of Nimzovich's "My System".
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  Penguincw: Quote of the Day:

< "The work of a chess player is similar to a blast furnace process: it is continuous and demands a heated passion for chess." > The quote was actually by someone named Alexander Suetin,but it could be him.

Feb-09-12  ewan14: '' Chess through the prism of time ''

Kasparov gives this as the source of ( absolute ) proof of collusion in 1962 between Petrosian , Geller ( & Keres )

Has anyone read the relevent part ( of the book ) ?

Many thanks

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  Penguincw: R.I.P. <POTD>: GM Alexey Suetin.
Dec-26-13  Gottschalk: "Suetin writes so many books that he didn't have time to read them." Mikhail Tal
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  TheFocus: <Like mortars in old war films, they are often ready to destroy the opponent's unsupported defences> - Alexei Suetin.
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  offramp: <TheFocus: <Like mortars in old war films, they are often ready to destroy the opponent's unsupported defences> - Alexei Suetin.>

What are they?

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  zanzibar: "They" == "Rooks"

That's the trouble with just quoting a quote out of context, sometimes.

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  offramp: <zanzibar: "They" == "Rooks"> Okay, thanks. In my mind I was thinking of howitzers:

<Like mortars in old war films, howitzers are often ready to destroy the opponent's unsupported defences> - Alexei Suetin

Are you sure that isn't it? It makes more sense.

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Alexey Suetin.
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  Big Pawn: Happy belated Columbus Day, Alexey Suetin. Have a happy day buddy!! Woo hoo! Yeah! Happy Day, Alexey! Happy early Birthday for next year in 2017 too! I'm getting my post count up so high. Wow!! Merry Christmas, Alexey. I know it's early but MERRY CHRISTMAS! Hey, HAPPY EASTER!!! You ROCK man! Go!
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