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Member since Nov-03-13 · Last seen May-21-18
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 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 Full Member

   hemy has kibitzed 545 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-21-18 Aron Zabludowski (replies)
hemy: The date "August 1941" of the "Einsatzgruppe" (Special Action Squads) action in Bialystok, mentioned in Wikipedia article (in my previous post), is not accurate, it happen on June 27, 1941. The second German occupation was from June 27, 1941, to July 27, 1944. On the day following the ...
   May-14-18 Leonardas Abramavicius
hemy: <DanQuigley> My friend E. Paleckis from Klaipeda, Lithuania, in 1970-s heard from B. Rumiancev, chess master from Klaipeda, "cheerful" story about Leonardas Abramavičius: "The father of Leonardas was an owner of some restaurant in Kaunas. Leonardas was regularly visiting the
   May-13-18 Isakas Vistaneckis
hemy: Brilliant game of Vistaneckis played on the 2nd board of Lithuanian team on European Correspondence Team Cup “Wilhelm Eberhardt,” 1963–71 : [Event "Corr European Team Cup"] [Site "corr E-Wilhelm-C."] [Date "1968.??."] [Round ""] [White "Saigin, WS."] [Black "Vistaneckis,
   May-12-18 L Abramavicius vs A Macht, 1931
hemy: On January 28, the 4th round of the Chess Tournament has attracted a lot of chess amateurs to watch the games. Most of them surranded the table on which played L. Abramavičius and A. Machtas, because they were interested in the game of L. Abramavičius, who had defeated all ...
   May-11-18 Biographer Bistro (replies)
hemy: <Telemus> Many of the games you shared are great addition to the book. The 2nd edition's draft is ready, but still can be updated. Eugenijus Paleckis will translate those games notation to Lithuanian language. He is writing the book, I'm making the research and Boris Rositsan is ...
   May-10-18 Aleksander Macht
hemy: <perfidios> The newspaper does not providing the details about the announced mate in 9 moves ("Les Noirs annoncent le mat en neuf coups"). Indeed the first move should be 20. ... Rxc1, but it may take maximum of 9 moves: 20. ... Rxc1 21. Qxf8+ Kxf8 22. Raxc1 Qxe3+ 23. Rf2 Qxc1+ ...
   May-06-18 Kurt Paul Otto Joseph Richter (replies)
hemy: <Scuvy> thanks. Will be in touch with Alan McGowan. Not sure if he was updated by Amazon.
   May-03-18 Arvids Taube
hemy: One more game from Hamburg olympiad. The following snapshot was taken by me from (with search string "Taube, Arvids"):
   Apr-27-18 Moisei Elyashiv
hemy: <mifraru> I found where the photo was originally published: The article of Hans Fahrni "Internat. Schachturnier in Davos." in "Schweizer Sportblatt", Volume 1 (1898), heft (issue) 3, page 3.
   Apr-23-18 Israel Rabinovich-Barav (replies)
hemy: <> many thanks for publishing the games.
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