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🏆 Sverdlovsk (1943)

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Played from April 21 to May 15. ... [more]

Player: Ilia Abramovich Kan

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kan vs V Makogonov 0-1391943SverdlovskD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Kan vs Konstantinopolsky  ½-½411943SverdlovskD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Kan vs Botvinnik  ½-½221943SverdlovskC19 French, Winawer, Advance
4. Boleslavsky vs Kan  1-0451943SverdlovskC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
5. Kan vs Smyslov 1-0341943SverdlovskD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. E Zagorjansky vs Kan  0-1271943SverdlovskD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Ragozin vs Kan  0-1431943SverdlovskB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. Kan vs E Zagorjansky  1-0711943SverdlovskD00 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Konstantinopolsky vs Kan  0-1401943SverdlovskB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. Botvinnik vs Kan 1-0441943SverdlovskB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. Kan vs Boleslavsky 1-0331943SverdlovskA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
12. Smyslov vs Kan 1-0471943SverdlovskB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. V Makogonov vs Kan  1-0411943SverdlovskA50 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Kan vs Ragozin  1-0551943SverdlovskB02 Alekhine's Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Interesting to note that Botvinnik scored 1.5/2 against the other seven players competing in the tournament.
May-25-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: Worth mentioning that "Sverdlovsk" is today Ekaterinburg or perhaps Yekaterinburg if directly transliterated from the Russian Екатеринбург. The Soviets called it Sverdlovsk from 1924 and 1991 names after Communist party leader Yakov Sverdlov. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakov_...
May-05-16  Howard: Wonder how close enemy troops were to this town at the time of the tournament.
May-05-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <Howard: Wonder how close enemy troops were to this town at the time of the tournament.>

Not close at all. Sverdlovsk/Yekaterinburg is over 1,000 miles east of Moscow.

May-05-16  Howard: Remind me to brush up on my Russian and Ukrainian geography !

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