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|Dec-17-09|| ||SirChrislov: He's Russian and his name is Alexander?
no way!? Happy b-day to Mr. Beliavsky.
|Dec-17-09|| ||paulalbert: A good name. My son is named Alexander, but not after Belyavsky or Aljechin. I highly recommend Belyavsky's book "Uncompromising Chess". Resignation Trap has all the games in a game collection on Chessgames. Unfortunately, I have never had the chance to meet him. I am not sure whether he has ever played in the U.S. Paul Albert|
|Dec-17-09|| ||talisman: happy birthday to a former #3 in the world!|
|Dec-17-09|| ||TheAlchemist: <SirChrislov> He was born in Lvov, Ukraine|
<paulalbert> I'm sure he has many times, he plays in a lot of tournaments, I remember he played in a big tournament in Minneapolis in 2005, where he was close to winning, but lost in the last round.
|Dec-17-09|| ||I play the Fred: It is stunning, the number of great chess players from Ukraine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catego...|
|Mar-05-10|| ||Tabanus: Beliavsky recently won the tournament Gotth' Art Cup (Hungary):|
|Mar-05-10|| ||tud: I remember in 1984 Karpov was playing Kasparov and Soviet Union did not have the number 1 and number 1 for Olympics. And Beliavski took over number 1 board and one the gold medal for board 1 and for Soviet Union. He was one of the best by then.|
|Mar-06-10|| ||HeMateMe: In that Olympiad, both Ks were missing? A grand opportunity for the USA, we did not win?|
|Mar-06-10|| ||Tabanus: <HeHateMe> For the olympiads, why not check http://www.olimpbase.org/. |
Now click on "Men's Olympiads" (upper left) and select 1984. This should take you here: http://www.olimpbase.org/1984/1984i... and clicking on "Final group standings" should take you here:
http://www.olimpbase.org/1984/1984f... - USA ended third.
|Mar-06-10|| ||HeMateMe: tx, <Tabanus>, most informative. Those were the days--USA included Nick DeFirmian (bronze medal), Dzindzi, and Walter Browne. Spassky drew 12 of 14 games, the end of Boris as a relevant tournament player.|
|Mar-06-10|| ||dx9293: I'm guessing that Beliavsky is the answer to the new ChessBase "Guess Who?" quiz! <http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...;|
-It would have to be an "old" grandmaster (to beat people like Smyslov, Tal, and Petrosian)
-Who is STILL very strong (to beat people like Anand, Ponomariov, Topalov)
-Probably from the Soviet School, to be trained by Spassky and Kasparov
-Who emigrated elsewhere (to have recently been the highest rated player in his country). Beliavsky plays for Slovenia.
|Mar-06-10|| ||HeMateMe: Makes sense, but most of the players think it is nigel Short. Its an old photo of Short that has appeared before.|
|Aug-09-10|| ||suenteus po 147: Beliavsky wins his second consecutive title at the OHRA "Kroon" event here: Game Collection: Amsterdam OHRA 1990|
|Jan-20-11|| ||wordfunph: In his book Uncompromising Chess, GM Alexander Beliavsky related his first meeting with Botvinnik that took place in his flat in Moscow. After examining his games, Botvinnik subjected them to such scathing criticism that Beliavsky went out to the street and was so
mortified and burst out crying.|
|May-09-11|| ||LIFE Master AJ: http://www.echesspedia.com/?page_id...
(Possibly a good bio for Beliavsky - not my work, in case you are wondering.)
|Nov-22-11|| ||siggemannen: Great picture of Beliavsky, Karpov and Tal!|
|Dec-17-11|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday GM Beliavsky!|
|Jun-25-12|| ||Open Defence: he needs an updated bio|
|Nov-08-12|| ||Gottschalk: In Venezuela GM Beliasky won the 1st Libertador Simon Bolivar, sharing the first place with GM Andres Rodriguez Vila from Uruguay.|
More information with photos:
PGN list to download: http://ratings.fide.com/view_pgn.ph...
PGN Viewer: http://www.tabladeflandes.com/visor...
ranking initial: http://chess-results.com/tnr81770.a...
Congratulations old Beliavsky!
|Dec-17-12|| ||lost in space: Happy Birthday, Mr . Beljavski. I wish you a very big celebration next year :-)|
|Dec-17-12|| ||Kikoman: Happy Birthday GM Beliavsky! Best Wishes! :D|
|Dec-17-12|| ||talisman: happy birthday to one of the greats.|
|Dec-17-12|| ||KKDEREK: < Open Defence: he needs an updated bio>|
Agreed! He made it tough for Kasparov during 83 Candidates
|Dec-17-12|| ||brankat: Best wishes for Your Birthday!|
|May-17-13|| ||hellopolgar: So both Alexander Beliavsky and Anna Muzychuk are Ukrainian that emigrated to Slovenia. It seems that Slovenia is a lot richer than Ukraine. (GDP Per capita is 22,192 vs 7,598)|
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