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Evgeny Zagorjansky
Number of games in database: 71
Years covered: 1936 to 1956
Overall record: +16 -36 =19 (35.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-17-1910, died Sep-25-1961, 51 years old) Russia

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Evgeny Alexandrovich Zagorjansky was born in Yerevan, Armenia. He frequently competed in the Moscow Championships.

He wrote: "The Story of Morphy, the life and fate of a chess genius" (Повесть о Морфи жизнь и судьба гения).

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 71  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Zagorjansky vs S Belavenets 0-1231936VTsSPS ChD81 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
2. Chekhover vs E Zagorjansky  1-0401936Trade UnionsD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
3. Tolush vs E Zagorjansky  1-0411936Trade Unions ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
4. E Zagorjansky vs Ragozin  0-1731938Trade UnionsD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. E Zagorjansky vs V A Vasiliev  ½-½451938Trade UnionsE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
6. E Zagorjansky vs Kotov  1-0331938Trade UnionsE60 King's Indian Defense
7. Chekhover vs E Zagorjansky  ½-½531938Trade UnionsC10 French
8. S Belavenets vs E Zagorjansky  1-0341938Moscow-chD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
9. E Zagorjansky vs Lilienthal  0-1601938Trade UnionsB03 Alekhine's Defense
10. E Zagorjansky vs L Kaiev  0-1241939Trade UnionsE72 King's Indian
11. E Zagorjansky vs S Belavenets 0-1371941MoscowE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
12. E Zagorjansky vs Kotov 0-1311942Moscow-chA53 Old Indian
13. Zamikhovsky vs E Zagorjansky  ½-½411942Moscow-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. E Zagorjansky vs Smyslov ½-½391942Moscow-chD85 Grunfeld
15. E Zagorjansky vs Dus Chotimirsky  1-0541942Moscow-chA53 Old Indian
16. Boleslavsky vs E Zagorjansky  0-1401942Moscow-chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
17. E Zagorjansky vs Ragozin  1-0391942Moscow-chD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. E Zagorjansky vs P Romanovsky 0-1631943MoscowE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
19. Botvinnik vs E Zagorjansky 1-0421943SverdlovskA13 English
20. Smyslov vs E Zagorjansky 1-0321943SverdlovskC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
21. Konstantinopolsky vs E Zagorjansky  1-0341943SverdlovskC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
22. E Zagorjansky vs V Makogonov  ½-½381943SverdlovskD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Ragozin vs E Zagorjansky  1-0501943SverdlovskA27 English, Three Knights System
24. E Zagorjansky vs Kan  0-1271943SverdlovskD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. Kan vs E Zagorjansky  1-0711943SverdlovskD00 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  PhilFeeley: They need the Tolush-Zagorjansky game cited by Spraggett today (10-4-2013):

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Tolush-Zagorjansky, Moscow 1936 (no pgn)

As Kevin says: "White to play and crush black."

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  perfidious: <PhilFeeley>: Game discovered and submitted.
Feb-05-16  tjipa: His book about Morphy is actually a quite good read, I wonder if it has been or will ever be translated into English.
May-07-16  wrap99: <tjipa> It is interesting that a book about an American player would be written in Russian -- can you describe the book?
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  TheFocus: I wish his Morphy book was translated to English.

Happy birthday, Evgeny Zagorjansky.

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