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Andrei Makarov
Number of games in database: 27
Years covered: 1950 to 2000
Last FIDE rating: 2465

Overall record: +8 -14 =5 (38.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (4) 
    B43 B40 B27 B32
With the Black pieces:
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   A Makarov vs T Heinrich, 1998 1-0

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 27  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Makarov vs Ufimtsev  0-1461950URS-ch sfA07 King's Indian Attack
2. A Makarov vs Konstantinopolsky  0-1231951URS-ch sfC07 French, Tarrasch
3. J Klavins vs A Makarov  1-0151956URS-ch sfC03 French, Tarrasch
4. A Makarov vs I Nei  0-1801956URS-ch sfA06 Reti Opening
5. A Makarov vs Zamikhovsky  1-0481956URS-ch sfC44 King's Pawn Game
6. A Bannik vs A Makarov  1-0571956URS-ch sfA56 Benoni Defense
7. A Makarov vs Vasiukov  ½-½591956URS-ch sfB32 Sicilian
8. I Livshin vs A Makarov  ½-½651956URS-ch sfA13 English
9. A Makarov vs Kholmov  ½-½591956URS-ch sfB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
10. G Borisenko vs A Makarov  1-0261956URS-ch sfD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Boleslavsky vs A Makarov  ½-½371956URS-ch sfC05 French, Tarrasch
12. Levin vs A Makarov  1-0201957Ukrainian Candidate Masters TtB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. Zamikhovsky vs A Makarov  0-1421958UKR-chA40 Queen's Pawn Game
14. A Makarov vs A Bannik  1-0591958UKR-chA04 Reti Opening
15. Savon vs A Makarov  ½-½231959UKR-chA84 Dutch
16. A Makarov vs Zamikhovsky  1-0711959UKR-chA06 Reti Opening
17. A Makarov vs A Bannik  0-1431959UKR-chB27 Sicilian
18. A Bannik vs A Makarov  1-0581960UKR-chC16 French, Winawer
19. A Makarov vs Gulko 1-0161963MoscowB40 Sicilian
20. Kaganovsky vs A Makarov  1-0271963Moscow, USSRB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
21. V Vepkhvishvili vs A Makarov  0-1151966Ch Tbilisi PupilsB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
22. A Makarov vs Yazeen 0-1111972URSC01 French, Exchange
23. A Makarov vs Azmaiparashvili  0-1401981YerevanA07 King's Indian Attack
24. A Makarov vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1321981Ch SU \\A07 King's Indian Attack
25. M S Tseitlin vs A Makarov  0-1281984Kislovodsk (Russia)C28 Vienna Game
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  MissScarlett: <Okay, I will tell you one name, the story which was discussed during a long period of time. In 90ís Andrei Makarov was planned to come to the government of the Russian Chess Federation with Kasparov's support. So, before this he decided to enhance his chess qualification and get the title of either Master or IM, I donít remember. There were two tournaments; and itís not even about the fact that those tournaments werenít played, but according to the rules, the player had to show his game in order to get the title. So, when the specialists were showed the games, theyíve found out that the games have already been played before. I mean itís hard to have any clearer proof. Nevertheless, that wasnít followed by any implications. The application was send to FIDE, which approved it; even with this kind of clear proofs.>

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  MissScarlett: I learnt about this unhappy story in <The Batsford Book of Chess Records> by Iakov Damsky.

He gives the score of three 'phantom' games: Makarov vs Vladimir Kozlov, actually M Czerniak vs Alekhine, 1939; Makarov vs Normunds Miezis, actually Dolmatov vs Beliavsky, 1990; Makarov vs Sergey N Yuferov, actually Ujtelky vs Bondarevsky, 1964; all three wins for Makarov as Black.

<Makarov, later to be President of the Russian Chess Federation, enacted some more of these phantom games too; with their help he gained the International Master title (!), after only sitting down to play 5 or 6 real games in the course of two 'qualifying' tournaments.>

Unfortunately, that's all the detail we're permitted, so it's even unclear as to where, when and against whom these real games were supposedly played.

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