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Olga Rubtsova
O Rubtsova 
Photograph courtesy of ICCF.  
Number of games in database: 81
Years covered: 1936 to 1980

Overall record: +35 -28 =18 (54.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B32 B99 B68 B22 B86
 French Defense (4) 
    C08 C16 C10 C13
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B22 B40 B31 B56 B77
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C61 C82 C98
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Rubtsova vs N Hruskova-Belska, 1950 1-0
   M T Mora Iturralde vs O Rubtsova, 1950 0-1
   C Chaude de Silans vs O Rubtsova, 1949 1/2-1/2
   L Rudenko vs O Rubtsova, 1956 0-1
   O Rubtsova vs M Karff, 1950 1-0

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1956 World (women) chess championship by gauer
   0 -- 000 temp 49/50 WWCC by crawfb5
   1949-50 World (women) chess championship by gauer
   1971 Ohrid (women's) Interzonal by gauer

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OLGA RUBTSOVA
(born Aug-20-1909, died Dec-13-1994, 85 years old) Russia
PRONUNCIATION:
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Olga Nikolayevna Rubtsova was born in Moscow, Russia. She was awarded the titles of WIM in 1950, WGM in 1976 and IMC in 1973. She was Women's World Championship Challenger in 1949/50, and she won the Women's World Championship in 1956 and held it until 1958, when she lost to Elisaveta Bykova.

She was Women's World Correspondence Champion in 1972 and was 2nd in 1977. Her achievements also include the USSR Women's title which she won in 1927, 1931 and 1937. She is the only person to become World Champion in both over-the-board and correspondence chess. She was married to Isaak Mazel and WGM Elena Fatalibekova is her daughter.

Wikipedia article: Olga Rubtsova

Last updated: 2016-08-20 05:02:51

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 81  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Panov vs O Rubtsova 1-0311936Trade UnionsB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
2. Konstantinopolsky vs O Rubtsova 1-0441936Trade UnionsA15 English
3. S Belavenets vs O Rubtsova 1-0301936Trade UnionsD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. O Rubtsova vs M Yudovich Sr. 0-1241936Trade UnionsE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
5. O Rubtsova vs S Rozental 0-1361936Trade UnionsD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. O Rubtsova vs S Pimenov 0-1241936Trade UnionsA98 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with Qc2
7. O Rubtsova vs Keller-Hermann  ½-½211949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
8. C Chaude de Silans vs O Rubtsova ½-½541949Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. O Rubtsova vs I Larsen  1-0291950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB15 Caro-Kann
10. M T Mora Iturralde vs O Rubtsova  0-1331950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
11. O Rubtsova vs M Karff 1-0421950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
12. J Langos vs O Rubtsova 0-1391950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. F Heemskerk vs O Rubtsova  1-0541950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. O Rubtsova vs G Gresser  1-0431950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA28 English
15. E Bykova vs O Rubtsova  0-1411950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSB24 Sicilian, Closed
16. O Rubtsova vs R Hermanowa  ½-½251950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD85 Grunfeld
17. V Borisenko-Belova vs O Rubtsova 0-1611950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
18. L Rudenko vs O Rubtsova  1-0581950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSA22 English
19. C Benini vs O Rubtsova ½-½761950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. O Rubtsova vs N Hruskova-Belska 1-0321950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSC10 French
21. O Rubtsova vs E Tranmer  ½-½311950Moscow, WCH Woman RUSD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. A Ivanova vs O Rubtsova  0-1331955Candidate tournament (women)D94 Grunfeld
23. O Rubtsova vs L Rudenko  1-0421956wcc (women)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
24. O Rubtsova vs E Bykova 1-0391956wcc (women)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. E Bykova vs O Rubtsova  0-1621956wcc (women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 81  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-27-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Olga Rubtsova
Sep-13-06  BIDMONFA: Olga Rubtsova

RUBZOWA, Olga
http://www.bidmonfa.com/rubzowa_olg...
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Sep-04-08  myschkin: . . .

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olga_R...

Bio (in German):
http://www.koenig-plauen.de/Rubrike...

small Photo:
http://www.koenig-plauen.de/Rubrike...

Aug-01-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Photo: http://digilander.libero.it/ricky.a...
May-18-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Rubtsova won her last 11 games at the 2nd Women Candidates Tournament in Moscow 1955 to finish first with 15/19.
Aug-20-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: She retained a very high level of playing strength for almost 50 years! Remarkable.

R.I.P Mrs.Rubtsova.

Nov-17-14  ljfyffe: Rubtsova placed 3rd=, and 11th in 1984 and 1992 respectively. Equal first (2nd) in1977 Ladies World CC Championship.
Jul-18-15  ljfyffe: In 1968-1972, officially placed first.
In 1972-1977, officially placed second.
In 1978-1984, officially placed fifth.
In 1984-1992, officially placed eleventh.
Ladies World Correspondence Championship Finals.
Aug-20-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: I hope her chess ability Rubtsova onto me...
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