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hemy
Member since Nov-03-13 · Last seen Jul-20-18
My games for Lithuania team in 1967 "USSR Spartakiad" and Israeli Premier League: 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 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

Some of the biographies published by me:

Marcos Luckis

Aleksander Macht

Vladas Mikenas

Paul List

Moisei Elyashiv

Matafia Scheinberg

Israel Rabinovich-Barav

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   hemy has kibitzed 645 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jul-20-18 Vladimir Petrov
 
hemy: <jessicafischerqueen> The game Vladimir Petrov vs Gerz Gladstein, 1929 is already in database, so it can be attached to the <First Riga vs. Kaunas Match.> I found first 3 games from the 3rd Latvian Chess Congress championship match Petrov - Feigin. The pgn's are already ...
 
   Jul-20-18 Euwe vs Vladimir Petrov, 1939 (replies)
 
hemy: <jessicafischerqueen> <According to the score given in Andris Fride's <Vladimirs Petrovs- A Chessplayers Story from Greatness to the Gulag> (Caissa Editions 2004) p.77, the last move of the game was 38.Qd1.> "Rits", July 29, 1939, p. 4. displaying the diagram of final
 
   Jul-16-18 Indrikis Strazdins
 
hemy: The same player as an I Strazdins
 
   Jul-16-18 Vladimir Petrov vs Indrikis Strazdins, 1926
 
hemy: For this game, from the 2nd Latvian Chess Congress, Petrov was awarded 3rd beauty prize. It was published in "Rigasche Rundschau", February 5, 1927, p. 15.
 
   Jul-16-18 I Strazdins
 
hemy: <perfidious> I couldn't found information about relation between Indriķis Strazdiņš and Arkadijs Strazdiņš in Latvian sources.
 
   Jun-04-18 Abraham Tabash
 
hemy: Tabash, A. - McLeod, D. North-South Match; Fresno, CA, 1960 http://www.ichessbase.com/icbgame.a...
 
   Jun-03-18 All Russian Amateur (1909) (replies)
 
hemy: <zanzibar> You are right. It is Б. Е. Малютин - B. E. Maliutin (Maljutin). "Под редакцией Б. Е. ...
 
   Jun-03-18 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
hemy: <Tabanus> - many thanks, one more "Litvak" discovered by you.
 
   Jun-03-18 G I Rabinovich vs Alekhine, 1915
 
hemy: "The following players taking part in Vilna tournament ... from Vilna Globus and Rabinowicz II. (younger brother of the master). "Turniej Wileński ... a z samego Wilna Globus i Rabinowicz II. (młodszy brat mistrza)." Source: The Polish chess magazine "Szachista Polski", ...
 
   Jun-02-18 Abram Isaakovich Rabinovich
 
hemy: <mifralu> Yes, Grigory Isaakovich Rabinovich = G I Rabinovich , brother of Abram Isaakovich Rabinovich. In Russian National Tournament 1912 both brothers represented Wilna: Grigory played in "Hauptturnier", while Abram played in "Meisterturnier". Source: The Latvian newspaper ...
 
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