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Abram Khasin
  
Number of games in database: 190
Years covered: 1949 to 1995
Last FIDE rating: 2318
Highest rating achieved in database: 2390

Overall record: +47 -66 =77 (45.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B88 B33 B65 B90 B63
 King's Indian (14) 
    E75 E63 E90 E61 E97
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C96 C85 C91 C67 C87
 English (8) 
    A14 A15 A17 A10 A13
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E45 E29 E42 E24 E41
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (6) 
    C96 C85 C91 C87
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (17) 
    C18 C02 C19 C09 C05
 Sicilian (13) 
    B45 B70 B57 B32 B27
 Nimzo Indian (12) 
    E21 E54 E59 E30 E49
 French Winawer (8) 
    C18 C19 C15
 English (7) 
    A13 A15 A14 A19
 French Tarrasch (5) 
    C05 C09 C07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Khasin vs Lilienthal, 1955 1-0
   Anikaev vs A Khasin, 1990 0-1
   Korchnoi vs A Khasin, 1956 1/2-1/2
   A Khasin vs V Tarasov, 1961 1-0
   E Arnlind vs A Khasin, 1975 1/2-1/2
   Suetin vs A Khasin, 1965 1/2-1/2
   A Khasin vs Bronstein, 1961 1/2-1/2
   Keres vs A Khasin, 1961 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hastings 1963/64 (1963)
   USSR Championship 1961b (1961)
   USSR Championship (1965)
   USSR Championship (1956)
   USSR Championship 1961a (1961)
   USSR Championship (1957)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1975-80 World correspondence chess championship by gauer
   8th Correspondence World Championship Final by crawfb5
   Hastings 1963/64 by suenteus po 147

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ABRAM KHASIN
(born Feb-15-1923, 95 years old) Russia

[what is this?]
Abram Iosifovich Khasin was born in 1923 in Zaporozhe, USSR (now Ukraine). He was awarded the IM title in 1964 and the GMC title in 1972. Currently the world's oldest master on the active list, having competed in the 2011 Ruhr Area Regional tournament.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 190  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Khasin vs Alatortsev  ½-½291949URS-ch sfB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
2. A Khasin vs Alatortsev  0-1431952URS-ch sfA15 English
3. Bronstein vs A Khasin  1-0651953MoscowC15 French, Winawer
4. Polugaevsky vs A Khasin  0-1301954URS-ch sfE02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4
5. A Khasin vs B Vladimirov  ½-½341954URS-ch sfA43 Old Benoni
6. A Khasin vs Boleslavsky  ½-½281954URS-ch sfE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
7. A Khasin vs Spassky  ½-½741954Leningrad masterE85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
8. Chekhover vs A Khasin  0-1351954Leningrad masterC00 French Defense
9. A Khasin vs Vasiukov  ½-½341955Moscow-chC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
10. V Mikenas vs A Khasin  1-0411955Ch URS 1/2 finalA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
11. A Khasin vs Lilienthal 1-0121955MoscowC45 Scotch Game
12. Simagin vs A Khasin  0-1421955Ch MoscowE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
13. A Khasin vs Suetin  1-0591955URS-ch23 sfE60 King's Indian Defense
14. A Khasin vs Simagin  ½-½381955Ch URS (1/2 final)A14 English
15. Antoshin vs A Khasin  ½-½181955Moscow-chC56 Two Knights
16. A Khasin vs Ragozin  1-0471955Ch MoscowC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
17. A Khasin vs Flohr ½-½691955Moscow-chA22 English
18. V Osnos vs A Khasin  ½-½181956URS-ch sfE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
19. Simagin vs A Khasin  1-0381956Moscow ChA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
20. I Livshin vs A Khasin 1-0431956Moscow-chC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
21. Novotelnov vs A Khasin  1-0811956URS-ch sfA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
22. A Khasin vs Spassky  ½-½181956Leningrad (Russia)B33 Sicilian
23. K Klaman vs A Khasin  0-1721956URS-ch sfD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
24. G Borisenko vs A Khasin  ½-½521956USSR ChampionshipE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
25. A Khasin vs Tal 0-1361956USSR ChampionshipB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-25-05  Resignation Trap: Abram Iosifovich Khasin was born February 15, 1923 in Zaporozhe, Ukraine.

He lived most of his life in Moscow after World War II, in which he lost both legs fighting in the Battle of Stalingrad.

Khasin played in five USSR Championship finals from 1956 to 1965.

FIDE awarded him the title of International Master in 1964 and later the title of Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess in 1973.

A variation of the Nimzo-Indian Defense bears his name: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e3 0-0 5.Bd3 d5 6.Nf3 c5 7.0-0 Nc6 8.a3 Bxc3 9.bxc3 <Qc7>.

He is the father of Anna Dergatschova Daus .

Feb-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Happy birthday, GM Khasin!

"A veteran of the old Soviet school, Abram Khasin (born in the Ukraine in 1923) is a FIDE IM and ICCF GM (since 1972). After being seriously wounded at the battle of Stalingrad, Khasin worked as a chess coach to many leading players. He won several GM-level CC tournaments."

Source: Timothy David Harding in his book "64 GREAT CHESS GAMES" - Masterpieces of Postal and Email Chess

Here his daughter reported about his trip to Wijk aan Zee in 2004. http://www.chessbase.de/nachrichten... A picture therefrom:http://www.chessbase.de/2004/wijk/e...

Mar-31-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Last week 87 year old Abram won the <3rd Willi Knebel Memorial> for Seniors with 8.5/9 points. Congratulations to the new <Ruhr district> champion!

Source with picture: http://www.chess-international.de/?...

Feb-20-12  stanleys: Very interesting article by Abram Khasin about his life (in Russian) on

http://www.chesspro.ru/_events/2012...

Nov-10-14  ljfyffe: Won the Finnish-organized correspondence tournament of 1981-84.
Nov-24-14  ljfyffe: Khasin was a member of the Soviet team that won the CC Olympiad VI Final (1968-1972); that won VII (1972-1976); that won VIII (1977-1982); and that came 3rd in IX (1982-1987)Final.
Nov-05-15  ljfyffe: Khasin placed 6th(7/14)in the Final of XI World Correspondence Chess Championship (1983-89)
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