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Valerij Bronznik
Number of games in database: 16
Years covered: 1993 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2262
Highest rating achieved in database: 2401
Overall record: +3 -10 =3 (28.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-17-1966, 52 years old) Ukraine

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 page 1 of 1; 16 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Krasenkow vs V Bronznik  1-0311993Pardubice UCZEO 02E90 King's Indian
2. V Bronznik vs P Cech 0-1291993PragueD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. V Bronznik vs V Vepkhvishvili  ½-½631993Open PrahaE92 King's Indian
4. V Bronznik vs K Kluss  ½-½442000BL2-Sued9900E41 Nimzo-Indian
5. Barsov vs V Bronznik  1-0492004St Quentin op 7thA81 Dutch
6. V Bronznik vs M Gurevich  0-1372005Metz OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. V Bronznik vs X Montheard  1-0362005Metz op 23rdA43 Old Benoni
8. A Bagheri vs V Bronznik  1-0402005Metz OpenA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
9. M Bossoni vs V Bronznik  0-1282005Arco op 27thB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
10. J Ask vs V Bronznik  1-01162008Manhem Chess Week IMB30 Sicilian
11. V Bronznik vs E Hedman  0-1342008Manhem Chess Week IMA60 Benoni Defense
12. V Nithander vs V Bronznik  1-0652008Manhem Chess Week IMB33 Sicilian
13. V Bronznik vs I Vovk  0-1352008Manhem Chess Week IMD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
14. B Svensson vs V Bronznik  1-0372008Manhem Chess Week IMB33 Sicilian
15. V Bronznik vs P Vass  1-0332008Manhem Chess Week IMD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. J Akesson vs V Bronznik  ½-½222008Manhem Chess Week IMA80 Dutch
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Apr-28-05  cade3: he's got a new book (The Colle-Koltanowski System: Deceptive Peace Behind The Stonework, 2005, 223 pages, hardcover). excellent work! here are a few lines in the introduction part:

"i think that the best chances with White in this opening have positional players who are also not afraid of playing aggressive attacking chess, often at the cost of sacrificing pieces."

"a d2-d4 player, using the colle-koltanowski system, at least, evades the queen's gambit accepted & orthodox, albin's counter-gambit, & the tarrasch defense."

"indeed, the colle-koltanowski system should not be considered as a real surprise weapon since it is relatively popular among low & middle class chess players, and yet many players would find it difficult to react adequately against this opening."

"what is more, even if an opponent does know this opening very well, it is very difficult to 'punish' White because the colle-koltanowski is very solid & strategically substantiated."

Apr-28-05  cade3: this guy got rattled by the colle-koltanowski...

white: cade3
black: gilbert, the neighbor
4.22.05: colle-koltanowski
time: 1:30:00 each in 40 moves

1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.c3 e6 5.Bd3 Bd6 6.O-O Nbd7 7.Nbd2 Qc7 8.Re1 O-O 9.e4 cxd4 10.cxd4 dxe4 11.Nxe4 Nxe4 12.Rxe4 Nf6 13.Rh4 Qd8? 14.Bg5 h6? 15.Bxh6 gxh6 16.Qc1 black resigns 1-0

Apr-28-05  tamud: <cade3> your opponent, gilbert, could have played 6...Nc6 instead of Nbd7, which, according to the experts of this opening, is much better. 14...h6 was a blunder (??).
Apr-29-05  kramniluver: [cade3] your neighbor's dumb. there's no escape. on 16..h5 follows 17.Qg5+ Kh8 18.Qh6+ (18.Rxh5+? Nxh5 19.Qxh5+ Kg7 20.Qh7+ or 20.Qg4+ Kf6 & black escapes mate) 18..Kg8 19.Bh7+ Kh8 (19..Nxh7 won't make a difference, 20.Rxh5 & mate next move) 20.Bg6+ Kg8 21.Rxh5 & black is mated on white's next move (21..fxg6 22.Qxg6+ mate or 21..Nxh5 22.Qh7+ mate).
Apr-29-05  tamud: <kramniluver> an improvement for white is 19.Rxh5 (instead of 19.Bh7+ which also wins) threatening mate on h8, 19...Nxh5 20.Qh7 mate
Apr-29-05  tamud: <kramniluver> your conclusion is false about 18.Rxh5+. it's actually the correct move over 18.Qh6+. so after 16.Qc1 there follows 16...h5 17.Qg5+ Kh8 18.Rxh5+! Nxh5 19.Qh6+! (19.Qxh5+ is wrong. black escapes the mate) 19...Kg8 20.Qh7 mate
Apr-29-05  kramniluver: okay tamud! but the line i gave still wins. just didn't check the analysis thoroughly for the quickest mate possible.
Apr-29-05  cade3: crafty, are you there? could you analyze the best line after black's 16...h5? helloooooo <crafty>
Apr-29-05  cade3: where are you crafty?? you lazy thing!
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  WannaBe: Shredder 9 says...
17. ♕g5+ ♔h8 18. ♖xh5+ ♘xh5 19. ♕h6+ ♔g8 20. ♕h7#
Apr-29-05  cade3: thanks, WannaBe. tamud's analysis is correct.
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  refutor: i have a question...after 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.c3 what is wrong with 4. ...cxd4 and turning it either into a crappy caro exchange (5.exd4) or a crappy slav exchange (5.cxd4) inquiring minds wants to know :) for the record, by a crappy caro exchange, i mean non-Panov attack...i realize that the Rubinstein line is playable. and by crappy slav exchange, i mean that it's rarely good to play e3 before getting the bishop outside the pawn chain in the slav exchange.
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  matey: The problem with 4...cxd4 is that it opens up a diagonal for the queen bishop after 5.exd4. The resulting position is, I believe, pretty good for White and a look at the statistics might confirm my opinion.
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  refutor: opening up for a diagonal for the queen's bishop is not a big deal in my's just a rubinstein CK exchange (transposes to 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.c3 Nf6 5.Nf3) and after 5. ...Nc6 the stats are not that great for white, and anybody who plays the caro as black would be happy to play that position. Opening Explorer
May-06-05  paiyot: interesting stuff. colle koltanowski has some punch. i've seen bishop sacs on h6 & h7, knight sacs on h6 & h7. white has the upperhand if black's not careful. but if black knows the theory then he gets a comfortable game.
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  wordfunph: <cade3: he's got a new book (The Colle-Koltanowski System: Deceptive Peace Behind The Stonework, 2005, 223 pages, hardcover).>

after 6 long years, another book by IM Bronznik --- 1.d4 Beat the Guerrillas, 2011, 224 pages, New In Chess..

Jul-22-11  MaxxLange: <a d2-d4 player, using the colle-koltanowski system, at least, evades the queen's gambit accepted & orthodox, albin's counter-gambit, & the tarrasch defense.>

That's kind of embarrassing. Imagine saying "I'm a 1.e4 player, but I want a system that lets me avoid the Sicilian, Ruy Lopez, and Caro-Kann".

Jan-01-15  Poisonpawns: "Nekotic" on ICC
Jan-03-15  Poisonpawns: Valery Bronznik the author of the book
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  whiteshark: He wrote some more books, most in German There's also

<Sizilianisch für Müßiggänger> (Sicilian for bummer) from 2004

not that the list is complete...

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