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Valentina Kozlovskaya
Number of games in database: 30
Years covered: 1955 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2171 (2077 rapid, 2099 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2281
Overall record: +9 -17 =4 (36.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-18-1938, 80 years old) Russia

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Valentina Yakovlevna Kozlovskaya was born in Yessentuki*. She was awarded the WIM title in 1965 and the WGM title in 1976 and won the USSR Women's Championship title in 1965. In 1966, Kozlovskaya won the gold medal with USSR in the Women's Olympiad in Havana, Cuba. In 1996, she won the World Senior Women Chess Championship. In 2014, she won the European Women's Senior Championship in the 65+ category.

She was married to Igor Bondarevsky.

*Wikipedia article: Yessentuki

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Last updated: 2018-11-24 15:54:56

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Kozlovskaya vs Gorshkov 1-0251955MoscowC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
2. V Kozlovskaya vs E Polihroniade 0-1431966Oberhausen ol (Women)A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
3. V Kozlovskaya vs E Ladanyike-Karakas  1-0621967HUN-RSFSRE81 King's Indian, Samisch
4. V Kozlovskaya vs N Gaprindashvili  0-1801967Olympiad URSA48 King's Indian
5. V Kozlovskaya vs E Ladanyike-Karakas  0-1561967HUN-RSFSRD02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs V Kozlovskaya  0-1351967HUN-RSFSRA07 King's Indian Attack
7. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs V Kozlovskaya  0-1331967HUN-RSFSRB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
8. V Kozlovskaya vs T Stadler  1-0391971OhridA81 Dutch
9. V Kozlovskaya vs M Lazarevic  0-1531971OhridA81 Dutch
10. V Kozlovskaya vs M Litinskaya-Shul  0-133197212th Soviet Team-ch final AD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
11. M Litinskaya-Shul vs V Kozlovskaya  1-0541973URS-ch (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
12. V Kozlovskaya vs M Litinskaya-Shul  0-1421973Menorca izt (Women)D80 Grunfeld
13. V Kozlovskaya vs Levitina  0-1421974Candidates Semi-final MatchA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
14. Chiburdanidze vs V Kozlovskaya 1-0391974URS-ch33 (Women)B69 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 11.Bxf6
15. V Kozlovskaya vs M Litinskaya-Shul  ½-½601975URS-ch (Women)D95 Grunfeld
16. M Litinskaya-Shul vs V Kozlovskaya  1-060197513th Soviet Team-ch final AE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
17. V Kozlovskaya vs N Gaprindashvili  0-142197513th Soviet Team-ch final AE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
18. Chiburdanidze vs V Kozlovskaya  1-0401976Tbilisi Interzonal (Women)B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
19. V Kozlovskaya vs M Litinskaya-Shul  1-0321976Tbilisi Interzonal (Women)D95 Grunfeld
20. V Kozlovskaya vs N Gaprindashvili  ½-½441979Ch URS (w)A58 Benko Gambit
21. Chiburdanidze vs V Kozlovskaya  1-0371979URS-ch (Women)B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
22. R Popivoda vs V Kozlovskaya  0-1481979URS-ch (Women)B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
23. V Kozlovskaya vs M Litinskaya-Shul  1-0531979URS-ch (Women)D87 Grunfeld, Exchange
24. Chiburdanidze vs V Kozlovskaya  1-032197914th Soviet Team-ch final AB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
25. M Litinskaya-Shul vs V Kozlovskaya  1-0361980URS-ch40 (Women)A56 Benoni Defense
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  whiteshark: In 1996 she became female <World Senior Champion> !
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  brankat: A very strong WGM in her time, mostly during the 1960s, when she was one of the best female chess players in the world.

Happy birthday Valentina!

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  GrahamClayton: A picturesue mate by Kozlovskaya against
Christina Domsgen Hoelzlein in 1975:

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1...♕xe4+ 2.♔xe4 ♗c6#

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A "pure" checkmate, with each of the King's escape squares controlled by a different enemy piece.

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  sonia91: Kozlovskaya turned 78 a few days ago but is still playing chess! (a female Korchnoi?) She is currently competing in the European Senior Team Championship in Greece:
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