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46th URS-ch selection Tournament

Garry Kasparov9/13(+6 -1 =6)[games]
Igor Ivanov9/13(+7 -2 =4)[games]
Albert Kapengut8.5/13(+4 -0 =9)[games]
Viktor Kupreichik8.5/13(+5 -1 =7)[games]
Adrian Mikhalchishin8.5/13(+4 -0 =9)[games]
Alexander Panchenko8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Vitaly Tseshkovsky8.5/13(+6 -2 =5)[games]
Lev Alburt8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Sergey Dolmatov8/13(+4 -1 =8)[games]
Konstantin Lerner8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Sergey Makarichev8/13(+3 -0 =10)[games]
Semon Palatnik8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Nukhim N Rashkovsky8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Vladislav Vorotnikov7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Alexey Kosikov7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[games]
Vladimir Malaniuk7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Ratmir Kholmov7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Orest Averkin7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Eduard Gufeld7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Valery Zilberstein7/13(+2 -1 =10)[games]
Boris Katalymov7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Janis Klovans7/13(+4 -3 =6)[games]
Rostislav Korsunsky7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Smbat Lputian7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Alexey Suetin7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Vadim Z Faibisovich7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Mark Tseitlin7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Sergey N Yuferov7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Valentin Arbakov6.5/13(+5 -5 =3)[games]
David Bronstein6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
Alvis Vitolinsh6.5/13(+4 -4 =5)[games]
Anatoly Vaisser6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
* (64 players total; 32 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
46th URS-ch selection (1978)

Crosstable: [rusbase-1].

The Swiss Qualifying events were held in Ashkabad and Daugavpils (27 June to 16 July 1978).

This edition marked the debut of the future world champion Garry Kasparov in the Soviet championships.

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 393  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Chekhov vs Alburt ½-½60197846th URS-ch selectionA33 English, Symmetrical
2. Alburt vs V E Kozlov  1-055197846th URS-ch selectionE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
3. N Rashkovsky vs Alburt  ½-½42197846th URS-ch selectionA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
4. Bronstein vs Kupreichik  ½-½26197846th URS-ch selectionB50 Sicilian
5. Y Nikolaevsky vs Bronstein  ½-½45197846th URS-ch selectionA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Yurtaev vs I Ivanov  0-147197846th URS-ch selectionB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. I Ivanov vs V Arbakov  0-133197846th URS-ch selectionB33 Sicilian
8. A Kosikov vs I Ivanov  1-068197846th URS-ch selectionB30 Sicilian
9. Kasparov vs R Korsunsky 1-052197846th URS-ch selectionB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
10. Kholmov vs Kasparov 1-065197846th URS-ch selectionB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
11. Kasparov vs A Panchenko 1-035197846th URS-ch selectionB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
12. Kupreichik vs Z Gofshtein  ½-½33197846th URS-ch selectionC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
13. Kupreichik vs A Panchenko 1-035197846th URS-ch selectionB33 Sicilian
14. Averkin vs Klovans  ½-½34197846th URS-ch selectionD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Makarichev vs Suetin  ½-½25197846th URS-ch selectionC44 King's Pawn Game
16. Suetin vs V Faibisovich  ½-½23197846th URS-ch selectionB10 Caro-Kann
17. Gavrikov vs Yurtaev  1-029197846th URS-ch selectionA15 English
18. V Malaniuk vs Yurtaev  1-041197846th URS-ch selectionB06 Robatsch
19. A Panchenko vs Vladimirov  1-049197846th URS-ch selectionC53 Giuoco Piano
20. V Vorotnikov vs B A Zlotnik  1-034197846th URS-ch selectionC26 Vienna
21. Chekhov vs A Kosikov 0-154197846th URS-ch selectionA28 English
22. Vladimirov vs S Fokin  0-140197846th URS-ch selectionD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
23. Vladimirov vs Z Sturua  1-069197846th URS-ch selectionE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
24. Kholmov vs M Shereshevsky  1-041197846th URS-ch selectionC03 French, Tarrasch
25. Tseshkovsky vs A Petrosian  0-146197846th URS-ch selectionC87 Ruy Lopez
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 393  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-12-22  Helios727: So for the 1978 USSR Championship, were 16 placed by rating and two selected from the top of this qualifying tournament?
May-12-22  Olavi: <Helios727> Everybody who scored 50% in the 1977 USSR championship qualified for 1978 (eight - Petrosian gave it a miss), top seven finishers from the first league in Askhabad were added plus Georgadze as local boy, Kasparov from here and about the reason for Sveshnikov's qualification I don't know. They did not have rating spots.
May-12-22  Olavi: Ivanov scored 9/13 here, lost on tie break.
May-12-22  Helios727: <Olavi> Since Tseshkovsky advanced to the 1978 USSR Championship and Ivanov did not, is it not more likely that the scores here are correct, and that Tseshkovsky prevailed over Ivanov and Panchenko on tie breaks?
May-13-22
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: As <Olavi> states, Kasparov was the only qualifier from Daugavpils.
May-13-22  Olavi: <Helios727>

Ivanov's score above is 8,5/12, correct is 9/13. Kupreichik, Mikhalchishin and Kapengut also scored 8,5/13 in this tournament. Tseshkovsky advanced to the final as tied winner of the Askhabad First League: http://www.chessmetrics.com/cm/CM2/... (the Daugavpils and Askhabad tournaments were not played concurrently).

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