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Yury Vasilchuk
  
Number of games in database: 14
Years covered: 1947 to 1961
Overall record: +2 -8 =4 (28.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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YURY VASILCHUK
(born Feb-06-1929, died 2012, 83 years old) Russia

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Yury Alexeevich Vasilchuk of Moscow played successfully in three Soviet Junior Championships 1945 1-3 place with T.Petrosian and A.Reshko; 1946 2nd place to T.Petrosian; 1947 6th place. He was born in Korosten, USSR (Ukraine).

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Y Vasilchuk vs Korchnoi 0-1601947LeningradB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
2. A Bannik vs Y Vasilchuk  ½-½211956URS-ch sfB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
3. Boleslavsky vs Y Vasilchuk  1-0451956URS-ch sfE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
4. G Borisenko vs Y Vasilchuk  ½-½411956URS-ch sfE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
5. Y Vasilchuk vs I Nei  ½-½201956URS-ch sfC05 French, Tarrasch
6. Cherushev vs Y Vasilchuk 1-0371956MoscowC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
7. Y Vasilchuk vs Zamikhovsky  ½-½421956URS-ch sfC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
8. I Livshin vs Y Vasilchuk  1-0421956URS-ch sfA15 English
9. Vasiukov vs Y Vasilchuk  1-0371956URS-ch sfB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
10. Y Vasilchuk vs Kholmov  0-1401956URS-ch sfC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
11. Vasiukov vs Y Vasilchuk  1-0331961Moscow-chC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
12. Y Vasilchuk vs Bronstein  1-0641961Moscow-chB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. Y Vasilchuk vs Simagin  0-1261961Ch MoscowD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
14. L Shamkovich vs Y Vasilchuk  0-1401961Ch MoscowA04 Reti Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-04-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chessical: Yury Vasilchuk of Moscow played successfully in three Soviet Junior Championships 1945 1-3 place with T.Petrosian and A.Reshko; 1946 2nd place to T.Petrosian;
1947 6th place.

then he all but disappears! The database has no games of his until two in 1956, and one in 1961.

He was obviously a talented player, almost a Soviet Junior Champion twice, in the semi-finals of the Soviet Championship some ten years later, and able to beat Shamkovich in 1961. What happened to him? Did he have other interests to pursue, or did he not get the same support as given to Spassky or Korchnoi?

Feb-06-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Yury Vasilchuk.
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