Lev Alexeevich Kaiev
Number of games in database: 12
Years covered: 1934 to 1940
Overall record: +2 -3 =7 (45.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|LEV ALEXEEVICH KAIEV
(born Feb-20-1913, died Mar-31-1942, 29 years old) Russia
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|Jul-22-09|| ||myschkin: . . .
Lev Alexeevich Kaiev (20.02.1913 - 31.03.1942) from Russia - did not return from war service.
|Mar-09-11|| ||GrahamClayton: <myschkin>,
Another strong USSR player who died in the Great Patriotic War. I wonder how many unknown chess players died in the war that we know nothing about?
On a happier note, here is a nice miniature by Kaiev:
[White "Kaiev, Lev Alexeevich Kaiev"]
[Black "Kubbel, Arvid "]
1. e4 e5 2. ♘f3 ♘c6 3. ♗b5 ♗c5 4. c3 ♕f6 5. ♗xc6 bxc6 6. d4 exd4 7. cxd4 ♗b4+ 8. ♘c3 ♗a6 9. ♕b3 ♗xc3+ 10. ♕xc3 ♕g6 11. ♗g5 h6 12. ♗h4 ♕xg2 13. ♖g1 ♕h3 14. d5 ♘e7 15. O-O-O cxd5 16. exd5 ♘f5 17. ♕e5+ ♔f8 18. ♗e7+ ♔g8 19. ♘d4 d6
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20. ♘xf5! 1-0
Source: Bill Wall, “500 Ruy Lopez Miniatures”, Chess Enterprises Inc, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 1986
|Feb-20-12|| ||brankat: Millions died. People of all walks of life. Chessplayers, too.|
|Feb-20-12|| ||wordfunph: too young at 29, rest in peace master Lev Kaiev..|
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