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Anatoly Bykhovsky
Number of games in database: 151
Years covered: 2001 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2496 (2514 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2536

Overall record: +36 -29 =47 (53.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 39 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (7) 
    A06 A04
 Queen's Indian (6) 
    E15 E12 E16
 Sicilian (6) 
    B27 B46 B40 B52 B42
 King's Indian (5) 
    E97 E91 E80
 Queen's Gambit Declined (5) 
    D38 D31 D37
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D85 D70 D78
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (28) 
    B42 B30 B31 B33 B41
 Grunfeld (13) 
    D85 D80 D93 D78 D81
 Sicilian Kan (9) 
    B42 B41 B43
 Slav (5) 
    D12 D18 D11
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A20 A28 A26
 English (5) 
    A15 A14 A13
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Anatoly Bykhovsky vs D Yang, 2011 1/2-1/2
   L Milman vs Anatoly Bykhovsky, 2011 0-1
   R Mogranzini vs Anatoly Bykhovsky, 2011 0-1
   Anatoly Bykhovsky vs A Haitsma, 2008 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Spice Cup (Group B) (2010)
   National Open (2012)
   Berkeley International (2011)
   Israeli Championship (2004)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2011 Spice Cup (Group B) by gauer

   🏆 Pro Chess League
   Caruana vs Anatoly Bykhovsky (Feb-28-18) 1-0, rapid
   Anatoly Bykhovsky vs Forest Chen (Feb-28-18) 1-0, rapid
   Anatoly Bykhovsky vs Akobian (Feb-28-18) 0-1, rapid
   Y Zherebukh vs Anatoly Bykhovsky (Feb-28-18) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   Anatoly Bykhovsky vs Abhimanyu Puranik (Feb-24-18) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Nov-19-1988, 30 years old) Israel

[what is this?]

Note: there's also an IM with (almost) the same name: Anatoly Bikhovsky.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 151  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Psakhis vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  ½-½192001Israel Open ChE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
2. F Doettling vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  1-0262001Israel Open ChD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
3. A M Mikhalevski vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  0-1512001Israel Open ChD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs V M Golod  ½-½162001Israel Open ChD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
5. K Lerner vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  ½-½332001Israel Open ChD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
6. I Bitensky vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  ½-½20200116th Maccabia GMB12 Caro-Kann Defense
7. A M Mikhalevski vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  ½-½24200116th Maccabia GMD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs V M Golod ½-½13200116th Maccabia GMD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
9. A Kaspi vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  ½-½42200116th Maccabia GMD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs M Roiz  ½-½11200116th Maccabia GMD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. K Lerner vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  1-076200116th Maccabia GMD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
12. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs E Alekseev  ½-½28200116th Maccabia GME15 Queen's Indian
13. J Shutzman vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  0-138200116th Maccabia GMB40 Sicilian
14. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs S Porat  ½-½18200116th Maccabia GME80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
15. A Skuja vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  1-0152001Telecom OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs I Sokolov  0-1502001ECCD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs M Kolesar  1-0432001ECCD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. D Poldauf vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  1-0412001ECCA28 English
19. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs D Zoler  ½-½682001ECCD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. Y Jouhki vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  0-1262001ECCA14 English
21. A Khruschiov vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  1-0352001ECCC14 French, Classical
22. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs K Edvardsson  1-0422001ECCE15 Queen's Indian
23. Vasiukov vs Anatoly Bykhovsky 1-0202002Botvinnik mem-AA03 Bird's Opening
24. Gligoric vs Anatoly Bykhovsky  1-0512002Botvinnik mem-AD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs Razuvaev  ½-½342002Botvinnik mem-AB42 Sicilian, Kan
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 151  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-22-06  Jake Lineman: This is NOT GM Avigdor (1) Bhykovsky
Premium Chessgames Member
  vonKrolock: <"Anatoly Bykhovsky. Born in 1934. International Master and International Arbiter. Current FIDE rating – 2364. Renowned chess trainer and organizer. Chairman of the Trainers’ Council of the Russian Chess Federation since 2003."> More in the interview to M. Savinov in
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Is Anatoly Bikhovsky the same player?
Apr-11-07  KingG: That interview in was very interesting, i would encourage everyone to read it. Here is a link that wont expire by next week:
Premium Chessgames Member
  vonKrolock: <Benzol> Partially retracting from my comment in the other page, the article gives the same transliteration as in this very page, so THIS would be the right page... Somewhat confusing <"never fear, Smith is here">
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Anatoly Bykhovsky was awarded the GM title by FIDE..

Jul-06-10  I play the Fred: This guy has a great novelist name.
Premium Chessgames Member
  jahhaj: This Israeli player was subject to some racist abuse when trying to enter a recent tournament in the US.

Oct-26-11  Xeroxx: Is this guy old?
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: <The game itself has changed, too. It has become more concrete and tough, and contains fewer abstract ideas. Suspicious-looking but deeply analyzed positions are played, and we see that there’s something wrong with our perception, because they are completely playable. You know, when you play against the computer, it often seems that its pieces are badly coordinated and lacking protection, but then it turns out that they interact splendidly, only at some higher level of perception. And young players are learning this kind of chess> - Anatoly Bykhovsky.
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: <Chess has become much younger. Unfortunately, the career span of a chessplayer has decreased substantially. Botvinnik played championship matches after forty, but now a player of that age is over-the-hill.

In other professions a man only begins to flourish at forty, because of all the knowledge and experience he has accumulated, while a chess player has to look for a new job. Nowadays, players spend ten to twelve hours a day in front of the computer, and this is a luxury that only youngsters can afford. In return they get a huge amount of the most up-to-date knowledge, which gives them an edge over more experienced players.

In Soviet times a student would meet with his trainer two or three times a week, while now they can do everything on their own. One can explore the database, play on the Internet, analyze with an engine, find annotated games, follow all the news, etc. Chess has become more intense> - Anatoly Bykhovsky.

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