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Victor Andreevich Vasiliev
Number of games in database: 46
Years covered: 1935 to 1949
Overall record: +11 -17 =18 (43.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1916, died 1950, 34 years old) Russia

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Victor Andreevich Vasiliev was born in 1916 and passed away in 1950 in Leningrad, USSR.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 46  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V A Vasiliev vs Capablanca 1-0521935Clock simul, 10bC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
2. Ragozin vs V A Vasiliev  1-0651936Leningrad-chA16 English
3. V A Vasiliev vs A Budo  ½-½221936Leningrad-chE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
4. V A Vasiliev vs Ragozin  0-1401936Ch LeningradB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
5. V A Vasiliev vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  0-1211936Leningrad-chC11 French
6. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs V A Vasiliev  1-0391936Leningrad-chC78 Ruy Lopez
7. Rauzer vs V A Vasiliev  1-0421936Leningrad-chC78 Ruy Lopez
8. V A Vasiliev vs Levenfish  ½-½351936Leningrad-chD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Levenfish vs V A Vasiliev  1-0261936Leningrad-chB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
10. Panov vs V A Vasiliev  0-1541938Trade UnionsC78 Ruy Lopez
11. S B Gotthilf vs V A Vasiliev  0-1491938Trade UnionsE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
12. V A Vasiliev vs Chekhover  ½-½441938Trade UnionsE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
13. V A Vasiliev vs Kotov  ½-½371938RUSE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
14. D Grechkin vs V A Vasiliev  1-0571938Trade UnionsA09 Reti Opening
15. E Zagorjansky vs V A Vasiliev  ½-½451938Trade UnionsE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
16. M Kamishov vs V A Vasiliev  1-0321938Trade UnionsE36 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
17. Alatortsev vs V A Vasiliev  1-0341938Trade UnionsE41 Nimzo-Indian
18. S B Gotthilf vs V A Vasiliev  ½-½451938Trade UnionsD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. Lisitsin vs V A Vasiliev  0-1661938Trade UnionsC15 French, Winawer
20. P N Troitsky vs V A Vasiliev  0-1331938Trade UnionsE00 Queen's Pawn Game
21. V A Vasiliev vs D Rovner 1-0651938Trade UnionsE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. V A Vasiliev vs Tolush  1-0581938Trade UnionsC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
23. V A Vasiliev vs I Mazel  0-1481938Trade UnionsD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
24. V A Vasiliev vs Ragozin 0-1461938Trade UnionD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
25. B Levitas vs V A Vasiliev 1-0391938Trade UnionsE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
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Nov-16-06  stanleys: A very strong Soviet player with a tragic destiny.I'm searching for some articles about him;as soon as I find something I'll post it here
Nov-20-06  stanleys: In 1940 he shares the 2nd place in the very strong Leningrad's championship: (the last table)

Dec-28-06  Karpova: Can you tell us more about his destiny?
Jul-22-07  stanleys: Unfortunately couldn't find the score of the following game (perhaps somebody knows this opening line?)

Sokolsky - Vasiliev

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The game continues:

15.Nxd5 Bxd5 16.Bc4 Bxc4! 17.Rxd8 Raxd8! 18.Qxc4 Rd2 19.b4? (19.Re1 would have been a better choice) 19...Rfd8 20.Re1 b5! 21.Qxb5 Rc8 white resigned

Jul-22-07  nescio: <stanleys> According to the following PGN it isn't Victor Andreevich.

[Event "URS-ch sf"]
[Site "Leningrad"]
[Date "1947.??.??"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Sokolsky,Alexey"]
[Black "Vasiljev,A"]
[Result "0-1"]
[Eco "D58"]
1.c4 e6 2.Nc3 d5 3.d4 Nf6 4.Nf3 Be7 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 0-0 7.e3 b6 8.Qc2 c5 9.0-0-0 cxd4 10.Nxd4 Bb7 11.Bxf6 Bxf6 12.cxd5 exd5 13.Kb1 Nc6 14.Nxc6 Bxc6 15.Nxd5 Bxd5 16.Bc4 Bxc4 17.Rxd8 Raxd8 18.Qxc4 Rd2 19.b4 Rfd8 20.Re1 b5 21.Qxb5 Rc8 0-1

Jul-22-07  stanleys: <nescio:> Thank you very much!I believe it's the same person,but have to prove it
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  Benzol: I think this sort thing has arisen before. BTW why does the bio say died -50 when it's filled in correctly as 1950 in the editors bio block?
Jul-24-07  stanleys: More successes in Leningrad's championships: in 1946 he shares the third place. It was a particularly strong tournament,won by Tolush; Levenfish was second.Klaman,Taimanov,Chekhover,Lisitsyn,Furman,Kopyl- ov,Stoliar also played there 17.htm

In 1949 the championship was even stronger (Bondarevsky,Shamkovich,Zhukhovitsky,Borisenko played too) - Vasilev tied for the second place 20.htm

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