Nikolai V Krogius
Number of games in database: 331
Years covered: 1945 to 1996
Last FIDE rating: 2485
Overall record: +74 -62 =195 (51.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Krogius vs N Aratovsky, 1945 1-0
Krogius vs Jansa, 1961 1-0
Krogius vs O Chernikov, 1970 1-0
Krogius vs A Kuznetsov, 1962 1-0
A Zaitsev vs Krogius, 1962 1/2-1/2
Krogius vs Bronstein, 1971 1/2-1/2
Krogius vs Kamyshov, 1949 1-0
Krogius vs Spassky, 1960 1/2-1/2
Krogius vs Y Nikolaevsky, 1966 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
USSR Championship (1958)
USSR Championship (1960)
USSR Championship (1962)
USSR Championship 1964/65 (1964)
USSR Championship 1966/67 (1966)
Hastings 1970/71 (1970)
USSR Championship (1971)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Hastings 1970/71 by suenteus po 147
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|NIKOLAI V KROGIUS
(born Jul-22-1930) Russia
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|Nikolai Vladimirovich Krogius was born in Saratov, USSR.
Awarded the IM title in 1963 and the GM title in 1964, he became a sports psychologist.
In tournaments he was 1st at Varna 1960, 1st at Sochi 1964, 1st= at Sochi 1967, 1st at Varna 1969 and 3rd= at Sochi 1973. He later became President of the USSR Chess Federation.|
Wikipedia article: Nikolai Krogius
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 331
|1. Krogius vs N Aratovsky
||?||C41 Philidor Defense|
|2. Petrosian vs Krogius
|3. Krogius vs Taimanov
||Leningrad||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|4. Ufimtsev vs Krogius
||Ch URS (1/2 final)||A16 English|
|5. Krogius vs Levenfish
||Ch URS (1/2 final)||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|6. Krogius vs Zamikhovsky
||URS-ch sf||E07 Catalan, Closed|
|7. V Zagorovsky vs Krogius
||URS-ch sf||C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|8. Estrin vs Krogius
||URS-ch sf||C56 Two Knights|
|9. Krogius vs Koblents
||URS-ch sf||D90 Grunfeld|
|10. Lisitsin vs Krogius
||Ch URS (1/2 final)||A04 Reti Opening|
|11. Krogius vs Kamyshov
||RSFSR||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|12. Krogius vs L Shamkovich
||Ch Russia||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|13. Krogius vs Novotelnov
||RUS-ch||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|14. Smyslov vs Krogius
||Ch URS (1/2 final), Leningrad (Russia)||C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall|
|15. Nezhmetdinov vs Krogius
||13th RSFSR Ch||C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)|
|16. Krogius vs G Borisenko
||USSR Team Ch||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|17. L Shamkovich vs Krogius
||Ch Russia||A15 English|
|18. Spassky vs Krogius
||?||B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6|
|19. Krogius vs Polugaevsky
||Ch Russia||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|20. Lutikov vs Krogius
||RSFSR-ch||B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6|
|21. Krogius vs Kholmov
||URS-ch sf||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|22. Krogius vs Geller
||USSR||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|23. M Mukhitdinov vs Krogius
||URS-ch sf||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|24. Krogius vs B Vladimirov
||URS-ch sf||B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4|
|25. Lutikov vs Krogius
||URS-ch sf||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
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|Jan-11-03|| ||ughaibu: Krogius was Spassky's psychologist for his winning world championship cycle. He was responsible for Spassky using the Tarrasch Defense. He had decided that Petrosian was not a player of "strict classical profile" and therefore chose a defence that requires classical treatment by white. Presumably he also made the choices for the other matches, Closed Sicilian vs Geller and I dont know what against the other two, (Tal and Korchnoi?). |
|Jul-11-03|| ||JGD: Krogius was an excellent advisor who helped Spassky a number of times, as ughaibu mentioned. He also captained the victorius Soviet team in the famous USSR vs. rest of world match. |
|Nov-21-03|| ||Diggitydawg: I've heard that Krogius was the head of the chess department of the Sports committee in the old Soviet Union. I've also heard that he gave Tal a difficult time in terms of allowing Tal to participate in tournaments outside the Soviet Union. Because of these stories, I associate Krogius with the worst practices of Soviet chess. And yet, according to this article:http://observer.guardian.co.uk/prin... , he ended up in Staten island and was a coach for Irina Krush. Does anyone have any knowledge of how this came about? |
|Jul-23-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Nikolai V Krogius|
KROGIUS, Nikolai V.
|Jul-22-08|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday Nikolai!|
|Aug-07-08|| ||myschkin: . . .
(sorry, just germans and french go nuts on chess^^)
"Zu Hause habe ich mir dann Bücher vom Schachlehrer und Schachpsychologen Nicolai Krogius besorgt: „Schach für Einsteiger“ und „Schach für Aufsteiger“. Der schreibt zum Beispiel sinngemäß: „Beginne mit einer Eröffnung – und lerne aus ihr."
(Smudo, Fantastische Vier)
|Jul-22-10|| ||independentthinker: Happy Birthday Krogius!!! I have borrowed your surname for the villian as part of the thriller I am writing entitled 'Grandmaster'.|
|Nov-27-11|| ||Infohunter: The game L Laurine vs Krogius, 1935 seems to have been won by Krogius when he was a mere lad of five. However, a kibitzer on that game's page says that this game was played by Ragnar Krogius instead of Nikolai V Krogius. What do you say, <cg>?|
|Jul-22-12|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday GM Krogius!|
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