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Nikolay Zubarev
Number of games in database: 91
Years covered: 1913 to 1942

Overall record: +32 -47 =12 (41.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C68 C66 C86 C80
 English (6) 
    A15 A13 A12
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    A45 A46 D00 D02
 Sicilian (4) 
    B83 B20 B43
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B16 B10 B15 B13
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A46 A50
 Queen's Gambit Declined (4) 
    D30 D37
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C66 C67 C75
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N Zubarev vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1923 1-0
   N Zubarev vs B Verlinsky, 1925 1-0
   Levenfish vs N Zubarev, 1925 1/2-1/2
   Reti vs N Zubarev, 1925 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1923)
   Moscow (1925)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship 1923 by Phony Benoni

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(born Jan-10-1894, died Jan-01-1951, 56 years old) Russia

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Nikolay Mikhailovich Zubarev was Moscow champion 1920-21, 1927 and 1930 [rusbase-1]. He was awarded the IM title in 1950 and became an International Arbiter in 1951. He passed away in Moscow in 1951.

Wikipedia article: Nikolai Zubarev

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D N Pavlov vs N Zubarev  1-0631913Selection TournamentC66 Ruy Lopez
2. N Zubarev vs Duras  0-1271913Moscow International TournamentD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Alekhine vs N Zubarev 1-0261915MoscowE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
4. N Grigoriev vs N Zubarev  ½-½351916National TournamentC12 French, McCutcheon
5. N Zubarev vs A Kubbel  ½-½451920USSR ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
6. N Pavlov-Pianov vs N Zubarev  1-0471920USSR ChampionshipA47 Queen's Indian
7. N Zubarev vs P Romanovsky 0-1371920USSR ChampionshipC48 Four Knights
8. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs N Zubarev  1-0251922Moscow TtB01 Scandinavian
9. Platz vs N Zubarev  0-1531922Match Moscow - LeningradA50 Queen's Pawn Game
10. N Zubarev vs Platz  1-0441922Match Moscow - LeningradC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
11. K Vygodchikov vs N Zubarev  0-1331923USSR ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
12. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs N Zubarev  1-0351923Moscow TtC12 French, McCutcheon
13. N Zubarev vs Nenarokov 0-1311923USSR ChampionshipC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
14. I Rabinovich vs N Zubarev  1-0671923USSR ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
15. N Zubarev vs Dus Chotimirsky 1-0241923USSR ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
16. N Grigoriev vs N Zubarev  1-0281924Moscow-chC42 Petrov Defense
17. I Golubev vs N Zubarev  0-1271924Tournament of CitiesD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. Boris Mazan vs N Zubarev  0-1301924Tournament of CitiesE60 King's Indian Defense
19. N Zubarev vs A Alekhine  1-0391924Tournament of CitiesA12 English with b3
20. Pyotr Komarov vs N Zubarev  0-1301924Tournament of CitiesB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
21. N Zubarev vs B Verlinsky  1-0391925Moscow-chC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
22. Levenfish vs N Zubarev ½-½461925USSR ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
23. A Rabinovich vs N Zubarev  1-0311925Moscow-chD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Y Vilner vs N Zubarev  ½-½331925USSR ChampionshipC66 Ruy Lopez
25. Bogoljubov vs N Zubarev 1-0371925USSR ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-30-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: 2 wins and 20 losses and yet he was 4 times Moscow champion?? How did he do that?

And more, he became international judge (IJ) in 1951 and then he died January 1st, 1951? He passed away when he was entitled an IJ?

That's 2 seriously weird facts about the guy.

Sep-30-06  dzanone: Well, notice that the games listed here are against some very famous players, including 3 world champions and several contenders. All those Moscow championships have obviously not been uploaded. As for the dates, perhaps the excitement was just too much for him.
Sep-30-06  Tenderfoot: I agree with <dzanone>. I mean, have you ever been an IJ? It's nuts, dude, seriously, nuff said.
Sep-30-10  BIDMONFA: Nikolay Zubarev

ZUBAREV, Nikolay

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  whiteshark: <and became an International Judge in 1951.> He must have been so excited about his appointment that he died by return.
Nov-16-12  bengalcat47: I was looking for Capablanca's well-known win against Zubarev, and couldn't find it for some time. In Renfeld's book The Immortal Games of Capablanca the name is spelled as "Subarev" (with an S instead of a Z) and in Golombek's book Capablanca's 100 Best Games of Chess Zubarev's name is spelled as "Subarew."
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: <bengalcat47> "Z" seems to be correct. Russian sources spell the name Зўбарев in Cyrillic and every school boy knows that З is a Z in English. ( a Cyrillic "с" is an "s" in English ).

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