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Anna M Akhsharumova
Number of games in database: 21
Years covered: 1975 to 1990
Last FIDE rating: 2310
Overall record: +5 -12 =4 (33.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jan-09-1957, 60 years old) Russia (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Anna Markovna Akhsharumova was born in Moscow, USSR. Awarded the WIM title in 1977, she was USSR Women's Champion in 1976 and 1984 (=Svetlana Matveeva). She now has the WGM title. By all rights, she should have won the 1983 Soviet Women's title, held in Tallinn, when she defeated Nana Ioseliani after Anna won on time forfeit. It would have given Anna 12 points to Nana's 11 points. The next day, Ioseliani filed a protest alleging a chess clock malfunction. Anna refused to re-play the game. The result of Anna's game was reversed from win to loss by the All-Union Board of Referees in Moscow, thereby forfeiting Anna's title. Anna ended up in 3rd place. In 1987, Anna won the U.S. Women's Championship with a perfect 9-0 score. She is married to Boris Gulko. They immigrated to the United States in 1986. In 1990, she tied for 5th-6th place in the Genting Women's Interzonal Tournament.

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 page 1 of 1; 21 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Akhsharumova vs Chiburdanidze  ½-½42 1975 Tbilisi (Women)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
2. N Gaprindashvili vs A Akhsharumova 1-040 1983 Ch URS (w)A53 Old Indian
3. Murey vs A Akhsharumova  1-053 1987 ?C16 French, Winawer
4. A Akhsharumova vs V Zaltsman  0-137 1987 New York op 02D02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Akhsharumova vs Fedorowicz  ½-½40 1987 It (open)E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
6. Joel Benjamin vs A Akhsharumova 0-160 1987 New York op ,CBM 02E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. A Akhsharumova vs Adorjan  0-166 1987 It (open)E12 Queen's Indian
8. A Akhsharumova vs Mendel Mendlewicz  1-030 1988 US opE81 King's Indian, Samisch
9. A Akhsharumova vs Suba  ½-½74 1988 HastingsE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. A Akhsharumova vs Igor Ivanov  1-036 1988 It (open)E81 King's Indian, Samisch
11. K Shirazi vs A Akhsharumova  1-034 1988 St. John, New Brunswick, CanadaC15 French, Winawer
12. A Coull vs A Akhsharumova  0-125 1988 Chess Olympiad (Women)C02 French, Advance
13. Chiburdanidze vs A Akhsharumova  ½-½31 1988 Chess Olympiad (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
14. A Akhsharumova vs Zsuzsa Polgar  0-128 1988 Chess Olympiad (Women)A80 Dutch
15. A Akhsharumova vs Kasparov  0-130 1989 SimultanB07 Pirc
16. N Gaprindashvili vs A Akhsharumova  1-040 1990 Izt (w)D51 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. A Akhsharumova vs Xie Jun  0-157 1990 Interzonal TtE81 King's Indian, Samisch
18. M Litinskaya-Shul vs A Akhsharumova  1-076 1990 Kuala Lumpur Interzonal (Women)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
19. A Coull vs A Akhsharumova  0-133 1990 Chess Olympiad (Women)C16 French, Winawer
20. A Akhsharumova vs Judit Polgar  0-148 1990 Chess Olympiad (Women)E81 King's Indian, Samisch
21. A Akhsharumova vs N Gaprindashvili  0-138 1990 Chess Olympiad (Women)E41 Nimzo-Indian
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  Benzol: Anna Markova Akhsharumova
(Mrs Gulko)
Born 9th January 1957 in Moscow
Awarded WIM title in 1977
She was USSR Women's Champion in 1976 and also won that title jointly in 1984.
Nov-23-08  centercounter: She was the 1983 USSR Women's Champion, period. The bio should be changed to reflect that. That USSR ruling runs directly contrary to FIDE's laws. A protest about a clock malfunction on the next day is ludicrous and no sane person can even recognize such a ruling as being made.
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  Jim Bartle: What happened in that 1983 tournament?
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  brankat: Happy Birthday Anna!
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  Caissanist: Unlike her husband, Akhsharumova did not play chess for very long after arriving in this country. She was apparently one of the players who answered the 1990 ad that Bankers Trust placed in Chess Life at the instigation of Norman Weinstein, inviting titled chess players to apply to that company to pursue a career in investement banking. She applied and got a job, and that was the end of her competitive chess career.
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  perfidious: Got to face Anna in a set of four blitz games one Tuesday night during the regularly held event at Harvard. Those were some strong tournaments, usually featuring a number of the toughest quick players in Boston, with the occasional GM putting in an appearance.
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