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Isaac Kashdan vs I Novikov
Soviet Union (1964)
Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav Variation. New York System (A12)  ·  1-0



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Oct-09-13  jerseybob: This game would have been played when Novikov was 2 years old, if his player page is true. What's in the water over there?
Oct-09-13  Nerwal: This looks completely wrong. Kashdan supposedly retired from competitive chess in 1955, and he very rarely opened with 1. c4 anyway.
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  perfidious: Black was almost surely either Leonid Novikov or Yury Novikov.

This indeed leaves the question: who played White, for it is not at all likely to have been Kashdan. Best guess is that the name of another Soviet player was transliterated incorrectly.

Oct-12-13  jerseybob: perfidious: The name Kashdan seems to be of Russian, or at least Slavic, origin, though my net search on that has been fruitless. But if it is, it wouldn't surprise me that a number of Russians have a similar name. The winner of this game and of the other "Isaac Kashdan 1964" game listed, could really play, whoever he was/is. It's not that "our" Kashdan couldn't have turned out such games, but in 1964?

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