Number of games in database: 324
|Krogius at Bad Liebenzell, 1995.|
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Years covered: 1945 to 1996
Last FIDE rating: 2485
Overall record: +72 -61 =191 (51.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Krogius vs N Aratovsky, 1945 1-0
Krogius vs O Chernikov, 1970 1-0
Krogius vs A Kuznetsov, 1962 1-0
Krogius vs Jansa, 1965 1-0
Krogius vs Keene, 1970 1-0
A Zaitsev vs Krogius, 1962 1/2-1/2
Krogius vs Geller, 1955 1-0
Krogius vs Y Nikolaevsky, 1966 1-0
Bronstein vs Krogius, 1964 1/2-1/2
Krogius vs Bronstein, 1971 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Hastings 1970/71 (1970)
USSR Championship 1966/67 (1966)
USSR Championship 1964/65 (1964)
USSR Championship (1960)
USSR Championship (1958)
USSR Championship (1962)
USSR Championship (1971)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Hastings 1970/71 by suenteus po 147
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(born Jul-22-1930, 87 years old) 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.
Krogius scored his most impressive triumph with clear first at the Chigorin Memorial in Sochi 1964 scoring 11/15. This earned him the Grandmaster title later that year. He was also 1st at Varna 1960, 1st at Varna 1969 and 3rd= at Sochi 1973, and a co-winner of the 1993 World Senior Chess Championship. He later became President of the USSR Chess Federation.
He is also an International Arbiter (1985).
Wikipedia article: Nikolai Krogius
| page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 324
|1. Krogius vs N Aratovsky
||1-0||12||1945||?||C41 Philidor Defense|
|2. Petrosian vs Krogius
|3. Ufimtsev vs Krogius
|| ||½-½||80||1949||Ch URS (1/2 final)||A16 English|
|4. Krogius vs Levenfish
|| ||1-0||54||1949||Ch URS (1/2 final)||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|5. Lisitsin vs Krogius
||1-0||11||1949||Ch URS (1/2 final)||A04 Reti Opening|
|6. Krogius vs Koblents
|| ||1-0||40||1949||URS-ch sf||D90 Grunfeld|
|7. Krogius vs Taimanov
|| ||½-½||23||1949||Leningrad||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|8. Estrin vs Krogius
|| ||½-½||23||1949||URS-ch sf||C56 Two Knights|
|9. Krogius vs Kamyshov
||1-0||22||1949||RSFSR||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|10. V Zagorovsky vs Krogius
|| ||0-1||39||1949||URS-ch sf||C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|11. Krogius vs Zamikhovsky
|| ||½-½||65||1949||URS-ch sf||E07 Catalan, Closed|
|12. Smyslov vs Krogius
||1-0||50||1951||URS-ch sf||C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall|
|13. Krogius vs L Shamkovich
||1-0||30||1951||Ch Russia||A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3|
|14. Krogius vs Novotelnov
|| ||1-0||32||1951||RUS-ch||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|15. Nezhmetdinov vs Krogius
|| ||1-0||62||1953||13th RSFSR Ch||C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)|
|16. Krogius vs G Borisenko
||1-0||20||1953||USSR Team Ch||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|17. Krogius vs Polugaevsky
|| ||½-½||14||1954||Ch Russia||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|18. Lutikov vs Krogius
|| ||½-½||28||1954||RSFSR-ch||B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6|
|19. Spassky vs Krogius
|| ||1-0||38||1954||Leningrad||B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6|
|20. L Shamkovich vs Krogius
||1-0||37||1954||Ch Russia||A15 English|
|21. M Mukhitdinov vs Krogius
|| ||½-½||41||1955||URS-ch sf||A14 English|
|22. Krogius vs Geller
|| ||1-0||40||1955||USSR||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|23. Krogius vs Taimanov
|| ||½-½||24||1955||USSR||B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack|
|24. Lutikov vs Krogius
|| ||½-½||38||1955||URS-ch sf||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|25. Krogius vs B Vladimirov
|| ||½-½||41||1955||URS-ch sf||B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4|
| page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 324
|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'.|
|Jul-22-12|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday GM Krogius!|
|May-26-15|| ||TheFocus: <You must not allow your ambition to win to turn chess into a game of chance> - Nikolay Krogius.|
|May-26-15|| ||TheFocus: <There is, however, another side of acquiring chess experience which cannot be measured in ordinary units, and that is contact with stronger chessplayers, their living words, opinions and assessments> - Nikolai Krogius.|
|Sep-11-16|| ||HeMateMe: I think I owned a chess book written by Krogius, but I can't recall the title.|
|Jul-22-17|| ||thegoodanarchist: Too few kibitzes for this important figure in chess history.|
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