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Vladlen Yakovlevich Zurakhov
  
Number of games in database: 64
Years covered: 1952 to 1968
Highest rating achieved in database: 2415

Overall record: +15 -15 =34 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C75 C95 C65 C73 C88
 Sicilian (6) 
    B28 B57 B65 B60 B96
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C97 C99 C88 C95
 French Defense (4) 
    C11 C12 C16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (10) 
    B67 B95 B25 B89 B56
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956 1-0
   V Zurakhov vs Tolush, 1956 1-0
   V Zurakhov vs Zamikhovsky, 1959 1-0
   V Zurakhov vs Korchnoi, 1956 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1956)


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VLADLEN YAKOVLEVICH ZURAKHOV
(born May-19-1930, died 1991, 61 years old) Russia

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Vladlen Yakovlevich Zurakhov was Ukrainian champion in 1952. Awarded USSR Master of Sports title in 1954. Played in Ukraine championship 10 times starting in 1949, winning the title in 1952. Kiev champion in 1957 and 1959. Champion of the Voluntary Sports Society "Avangard", 1958. Chemical engineer.

Last updated: 2017-08-14 21:19:33

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 64  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Zurakhov vs Korchnoi 0-1401952MinskA80 Dutch
2. V Zurakhov vs Taimanov  ½-½321954Leningrad ch22-SU sfC70 Ruy Lopez
3. Lutikov vs V Zurakhov  0-1541954URS-ch sfB25 Sicilian, Closed
4. Spassky vs V Zurakhov 1-0301954LeningradB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
5. V Zurakhov vs Zamikhovsky 1-0611954URS-ch sfD36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2
6. V Zurakhov vs Nezhmetdinov 0-140195414th RSFSR ChC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd
7. V Zurakhov vs Kholmov  ½-½521954URS-ch sfC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
8. L Shamkovich vs V Zurakhov  ½-½421955Ch URS (1/2 final)A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
9. V Zurakhov vs Ragozin 1-0781955Ch URS (1/2 final)C81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
10. Tal vs V Zurakhov  ½-½391955RigaC19 French, Winawer, Advance
11. Tal vs V Zurakhov  ½-½271955RigaC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
12. V Zurakhov vs Boleslavsky 1-01151955URS-ch sfB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
13. V Zurakhov vs Y Kotkov  ½-½411956Tbilisi f-USSR chB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
14. V Zurakhov vs A Buslaev  ½-½191956Tbilisi f-USSR chC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
15. Petrosian vs V Zurakhov 1-0291956Ch URS (1/2 final)D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
16. J Yuchtman vs V Zurakhov  ½-½171956Tbilisi f-USSR chB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
17. Chukaev vs V Zurakhov  ½-½341956Tbilisi f-USSR chA16 English
18. V Zurakhov vs Furman  ½-½291956Tbilisi f-USSR chC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
19. Tal vs V Zurakhov 0-1391956TbilisiC47 Four Knights
20. V Zurakhov vs Krogius  ½-½161956Tbilisi f-USSR chC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
21. Y Sakharov vs V Zurakhov  1-0401956Tbilisi f-USSR chA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
22. V Zurakhov vs Korchnoi  ½-½291956TbilisiC12 French, McCutcheon
23. V Zurakhov vs S Khalilbeili  ½-½441956Tbilisi f-USSR chB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
24. Gufeld vs V Zurakhov  ½-½311956Tbilisi f-USSR chB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
25. Polugaevsky vs V Zurakhov  ½-½171956Ch URS (1/2 final)D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-04-06  DCP23: The name Vladlen means VLADimir LENin.
Dec-13-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  zydeco: Who was this guy? He played in the finals of the Soviet Championship once and only once, finished very respectably in the middle of the pack, beating Tal, Tolush, and Simagin, and apparently was never heard from again. Does anybody know anything about him?
Jun-12-16  siggemannen: Yes, what happened with this guy?
Jul-25-17  Eagle41257: Vladlen Yakovlevich Zurakhov (1930 - 1991) - Soviet chess player, USSR master of sports since 1954. Chemical engineer. Since 1949, played in the championship of the Ukraine 10 times, in 1952 he won the title of champion, in 1961 he tied for 5-6th place. He successfully performed in the championships of the RSFSR, 1954 - 3rd, 1955 - 4th, 1956 - 5th-9th place. He played twice in the finals of the USSR championship: XXIII - 9th place; XXXV 64-68. In 1957 and 1959 he was the champion of Kiev. Champion of the Voluntary Sports Society "Avangard", 1958.
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