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Member since Nov-03-13 · Last seen Dec-18-17
I was born in Lithuania.
My games for Lithuania team in 1967 in CG database: Nechemia Kasimov Currently living in Toronto, Canada.
My family name is Kasimov, in Lithuanian it was Kasimovas. In 1979 Israeli Chess Federation awarded me with National master title for my results on 1st board of "Bat Yam" and "Hapoel" Rehovot teams in Israeli Premier League.

The most memorable game I played against GM Roman Dzindzichashvili in December 1978, when he was ranked between top 20 in the world.

N Kasimov vs Dzindzichashvili, 1978

This game published in the book of Eugenijus Paleckis and Boris Rositsan "Žydai Lietuvos šachmatų istorijoje", Vilnius, 2015 in Lithuanian language.

In the "From the Middlegame into the Endgame" book page 113 Edmar Mednis published my endgame (Kasimov-Komay, Israel 1979).

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... White achives a thematic stalemate draw as as follows:

1 Ke5 Kc5 2 Kc5 Kxe4 3 Kc4! Ke3 4 Kc3!

Losing is 4 Kd5? Kf3 5 Kd4 Kg2 6 Ke3 f1=Q!
4 ... Kf3
It is no good going to the e-file, since 4 ... Ke2 allows 5 R:h2 and the f-pawn is pinned. 5 Kd3 Kg2 6 Ke2!! Draw
After 6 ... Kxh1 White stalemates Black with the normal 7 Kxf2 or the "fancy" 7 Kf1.

Full text of this game:
[Event "Rishon Le Zion Jubilee tournament"]
[Site "Rishon Le Zion"]
[Date "1979.01.02"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Kasimov, Nechemia"]
[Black "Komay, Ofer"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D02"]
[PlyCount "143"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 g6 4. e3 Bf5 5. c4 Nc6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Qb3 Na5 8. Qa4+ c6 9. cxd5 b5 10. Qb4 a6 11. d6 Bf8 12. Be5 Nb7 13. dxe7 Bxe7 14. Qb3 O-O 15. Be2 c5 16. O-O c4 17. Qd1 b4 18. Na4 Na5 19. Rc1 Rc8 20. Nd2 Be6 21. Bxf6 Bxf6 22. Nc5 Rxc5 23. dxc5 Bxb2 24. Nxc4 Bxc4 25. Bxc4 Qxd1 26. Rfxd1 Bxc1 27. Rxc1 Nxc4 28. Rxc4 Rb8 29. Kf1 Kf8 30. c6 a5 31. c7 Rc8 32. Ke2 Ke7 33. Kd3 Kd6 34. Rd4+ Ke6 35. Rc4 Kd6 36. Kd4 a4 37. g4 a3 38. h4 b3 39. axb3 a2 40. Ra4 Rxc7 41. Rxa2 Rb7 42. Ra6+ Ke7 43. Kc4 Rc7+ 44. Kb5 Rc2 45. b4 Rxf2 46. Kc6 Rc2+ 47. Kb6 Rc4 48. b5 Rxg4 49. Ra2 Ke6 50. Kc5 Rxh4 51. b6 Rh1 52. b7 Rc1+ 53. Kb6 Rb1+ 54. Kc7 Rc1+ 55. Kb8 Rb1 56. Ka8 h5 57. b8=Q Rxb8+ 58. Kxb8 h4 59. Kc7 h3 60. Ra8 g5 61. Rh8 g4 62. Rh4 f5 63. e4 f4 64. Rxg4 f3 65. Rg1 h2 66. Rh1 f2 67. Kc6 Ke5 68. Kc5 Kxe4 69. Kc4 Ke3 70. Kc3 Kf3 71. Kd3 Kg2 72. Ke2 1/2-1/2 Full Member

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hemy: JAFFE name pronunciation is Yafe, "beautiful" in Hebrew (יפה). In Russian the pronunciation of Jaffe is exactly like in Hebrew (Яфе). <Chajes is much tougher> Indeed, the CH in this name is between the H ...
   Dec-10-17 Biographer Bistro (replies)
hemy: <zanzibar> Yes, Gurevich is a version of the name Horowitz: <Gurevich, B.N.> Gurevich Boris Natanovich, June 2, 1930 - June 5, 2016, born in Ukraine, passed away in New York. ...
   Nov-21-17 L Maslov vs Kupreichik, 1972
hemy: <Vermit> Leonid Maslov was Lithuania chess champion in 1962, 1963 and 1966 and Uzbekistan champion in 1970, 1972, 1973. Maslov was an alcoholic. In 1967 I was his teammate in Lithuania team in Soviet team chess championship. Before this tournament we were together in the ...
   Nov-13-17 J Zabludowski (replies)
hemy: <Magpye> Thank you and sorry for my last remark.
   Nov-12-17 Botvinnik vs J Rabinovich, 1926 (replies)
hemy: <Retireborn> 3 books about Botvinnik in English in this folder:
   Nov-11-17 Lasker vs J Zabludowski, 1914
hemy: <ughaibu> I will try to explain you. When you have conflicting data from different sources, the relevant way is to make research from original publications. It is an essence of academic research. Easy way is to take something as a fact, assuming that the author never make ...
   Nov-08-17 N Kasimov vs Dzindzichashvili, 1978
hemy: <faulty> thanks my friend. I played only 2 individual tournament during 23 years living in Israel, in 1978 and 1984.
   Nov-08-17 Zabludovsky (replies)
hemy: Zabludowski staying 4th from right in the upper row on the picture of the organizers and participants of the Poland North Eastern Borderlands team tournament. Wilna (Vilnius), Bialystok, Grodno and Lida participated in the 6 rounds tournament ...
   Nov-03-17 Algimantas Butnorius (replies)
hemy: <zanzibar> I cropped the image you mentioned and removed the marks from the other one. All the images are in the folder From Algis I have only good memories. In 1967 we were teammates in Lithuania team, competing in Soviet Union team ...
   Oct-19-17 St. Petersburg (1895/96) (replies)
hemy: I found the picture of the "math-tournament in Saint-Petersburg 1895/96" participants in the book of Левидов Михаил (Levidov Michail), "Стейниц. ...
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