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Member since Nov-03-13 · Last seen Jun-15-17
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" team 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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   Jun-10-17 Carl Medinus
hemy: <zanzibar> Sure, I'm using Photoshop already 9 years. It is easy to learn tool for experienced programmer/developer.
   Jun-08-17 Matafia Scheinberg
hemy: The Isle of the Man International tournament is sponsored by and sons of Matafia Scheinberg, Isai and Modesto.
   May-31-17 Jacob Bernstein
hemy: After I checked once more the article in Lithuanian newspaper "Lietuvos žinios" (May 1st, 1923 p.4) I fixed translation of the article: "Mr. Bernštein, a native of Kaunas, is the strongest New York state player and has been delegated to Carlsbad, where now will be held the chess ...
   May-18-17 Smyslov vs Boleslavsky, 1959
hemy: <offramp> I was also thinking that 27 ... Ne6 was played, following by 28 ... f6. I found this game in many sources online. All of them had the same score. Unfortunately this game wasn't included in the books A.Suetin, "Grandmaster Boleslavsky" and Isaac Boleslavsky "Selected ...
   May-17-17 jessicafischerqueen chessforum (replies)
hemy: Smyslov's Tournaments and Matches 1935-1979 <Moscow-Belarus Match 1959 In Moscow (18-20 May) 1st board vs. Boleslavsky, with +0 -1 =1. Belarus won 10.5 - 7.5> Moscow won 10.5 - 7.5
   May-15-17 Semion Alapin
hemy: Semyon Zinovyevich Alapin
   May-06-17 Bogoljubov vs K Richter, 1933 (replies)
hemy: <sachistu> I'm in touch with Alan McGowan for many years. We are always helping each other. You can see the picture of him visiting me on January 2014 on the page 315 of the book "Jews in Lithuania chess history" (in Lithuanian language): ...
   May-04-17 Russian Team Championships (2017) (replies)
hemy: <Troller> According to regulation of this championship the citizenship is matters, not chess federation or place of birth. There is possibility that Giri keeping Russian citizenship.
   Apr-09-17 Josif Israel Zilber
hemy: I had a pleasure to play with Israel Zilber in November 17, 1979. It was in the match "Hapoel" Ber-Sheva vs "Hapoel" Rechovot, on the 1st board in Israel Premier League. The exact date I found in the Israeli newspaper "Maariv", November 28, 1979, p.11. In the article "Opening without ...
   Apr-08-17 Biographer Bistro (replies)
hemy: <> I also created separate pictures of Moisei Elyashiv -
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