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Gunnar Andreyevich Uusi
Number of games in database: 50
Years covered: 1951 to 1981
Overall record: +9 -22 =19 (37.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jun-23-1931, died Aug-07-1981, 50 years old) Estonia

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Gunnar Andreyevich Uusi was born on the 23rd of June 1931 in the USSR. He was Estonian champion in 1958, 1959, 1963, 1966, 1979 and 1980.

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Last updated: 2018-06-18 05:12:58

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 50  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Kogan vs G Uusi  0-13919512nd Soviet Team-ch prelimC45 Scotch Game
2. Kholmov vs G Uusi  1-0271953URS-ch sfD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
3. G Uusi vs Bronstein  0-1271953Moscow ch-cityC49 Four Knights
4. G Uusi vs I Veltmander  1-03919533rd Soviet Team-ch finalD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. G Uusi vs J I Zilber  0-13519533rd Soviet Team-ch finalE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
6. V Zhidts vs G Uusi  0-16519533rd Soviet Team-ch finalD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. G Uusi vs Levenfish  1-0281954Ch MoscowE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
8. Vasiukov vs G Uusi  ½-½181954Moscow-chC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
9. Polugaevsky vs G Uusi  ½-½411954URS-ch sfE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
10. G Borisenko vs G Uusi  1-0571954URS-ch sfE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
11. G Uusi vs Simagin  0-137195422nd USSR Ch semi-finalE12 Queen's Indian
12. G Uusi vs Spassky  ½-½411954Leningrad masterA56 Benoni Defense
13. Tal vs G Uusi 0-1581956TartuE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
14. Bronstein vs G Uusi 1-0331956Moscow-chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
15. G Uusi vs V Rozhdestvensky  ½-½341957Minsk ztA05 Reti Opening
16. Boleslavsky vs G Uusi  ½-½351957Minsk ztE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
17. Suetin vs G Uusi  1-0721957Ch URS (1/4 final)C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
18. Portisch vs G Uusi  ½-½401957EST-HUNA14 English
19. Gipslis vs G Uusi  ½-½171957Ch URS (1/4 final)C19 French, Winawer, Advance
20. Spassky vs G Uusi 1-0351958RostovE28 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation
21. Petrosian vs G Uusi 1-0411958USSR Team ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
22. Taimanov vs G Uusi  1-0491959USSRA84 Dutch
23. G Uusi vs Gipslis  0-1361959Olympiad URSE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
24. G Uusi vs Keres  ½-½161960ParnuC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
25. V Osnos vs G Uusi 0-1321960URS-ch sfE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
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  Benzol: <ughaibu> Was Uusi the player that brought Tal's first run of unbeaten games to a close?
Feb-09-05  ughaibu: Benzol: the loss to Uusi immediately preceded the first run.
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  Benzol: <ughaibu> Great stuff. Thanks for clarifying that for me mate.
Apr-11-06  Whitehat1963: What a great name! Even if it sounds more like a gang leader than a chess player.
Apr-11-06  dakgootje: so this isnt an other punnable-person made by =P
Jun-23-08  Nikita Smirnov: Use the Uusi.
Headshot Uusi.
Jun-23-08  FHBradley: Mr. Uusi won the Estonian championship in 1980 as well.
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  whiteshark: Isn't Uusi the short form for Uusikaupunki ?

* Nystad for our Swedish friends. :D

Jun-23-08  Ziggurat: Wasn´t Uusi! the name of an obscure Finnish krautrock band?
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  The Long Diagonal: <Isn't Uusi the short form for Uusikaupunki ?>

Not really. The short form locals use is Uki.

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  minasina: In some Finno-Ugric languages word <uus> (Estonian) or <uusi> (Finnish) denotes word <new> in English.
Oct-31-08  melianis: Now there's a varangian name if any.
Jun-19-10  BobCrisp: Uusi fan vid:
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  FSR: I thought an Uusi was a gun.
Sep-23-11  King of Nothing: Heh heh heh!

I figured he oozed!

Dec-19-11  Xeroxx: weird name
Sep-13-13  Eastfrisian: Estonians often have double-U, I, A and so on in her name, for example: Kalle Kiik
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  OhioChessFan: 2 wins against Tal, a win against Levenfish, and against Osnos...he had something going on. A shame the database games are only 39%. There has to be some wins of his that can be uploaded.
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