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Harry Borochow
H Borochow 
Number of games in database: 32
Years covered: 1917 to 1958
Overall record: +11 -17 =4 (40.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jun-15-1898, died Oct-20-1993, 95 years old) United States of America

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From 1930 to 1932, he won the California State Championship. In 1960, he was California State Membership chairman. He directed the First Piatigorsky Cup (1963) and Second Piatigorsky Cup (1966) tournaments. The US Chess Federation awarded him the title of Master Emeritus.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 32  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Borochow vs Lorenzo Prince 0-1231917corrC42 Petrov Defense
2. H Borochow vs J L McCudden 1-0151918Rye Beach Masters tC41 Philidor Defense
3. H Borochow vs Kupchik  0-1291918Rye Beach Masters tC46 Three Knights
4. Capablanca vs H Borochow 1-0251918Simul, 22bD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
5. Reshevsky vs H Borochow ½-½351921Simul, 20bA53 Old Indian
6. H Borochow vs G D Gowdy  0-1181922Los Angeles tC29 Vienna Gambit
7. H Borochow vs E Gruer  0-1211922California State ChampionshipC25 Vienna
8. H Borochow vs A Palmi 1-0391927corrC29 Vienna Gambit
9. H Borochow vs C L Bagby  1-0271929Californian State ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
10. H Borochow vs S Factor  ½-½20193132nd Western ChampionshipC29 Vienna Gambit
11. Reshevsky vs H Borochow  1-041193132nd Western ChampionshipA15 English
12. H Borochow vs N Whitaker  0-145193132nd Western ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
13. H Borochow vs J Araiza Munoz  1-0231932PasadenaB15 Caro-Kann
14. Alekhine vs H Borochow 1-0491932PasadenaC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. H Borochow vs Reshevsky 1-0691932PasadenaC27 Vienna Game
16. S Factor vs H Borochow  1-0511932PasadenaE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
17. F Reinfeld vs H Borochow  0-1411932PasadenaE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
18. H Borochow vs Kashdan  ½-½351932PasadenaB40 Sicilian
19. H Borochow vs Fine 1-0111932PasadenaB02 Alekhine's Defense
20. J Bernstein vs H Borochow  1-0531932PasadenaE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
21. Alekhine vs H Borochow 1-0241932Blindfold simul, 7bC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
22. H Borochow vs N Goldberg  1-05119542nd Pan-American Chess CongressC15 French, Winawer
23. H Borochow vs O M Rolo  1-01919542nd Pan-American Chess CongressB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
24. H Borochow vs H Steiner  0-11719542nd Pan-American Chess CongressC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
25. H Borochow vs V Pafnutieff  1-02919542nd Pan-American Chess CongressC15 French, Winawer
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-15-12  brankat: He did beat R.Fine and drew a game vs. Kashdan.

R.I.P. Mr.Borochow.

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  yiotta: He beat Reshevsky also, Pasadena 1932.
Jun-15-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Harry Borochow.
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  wwall: Borochow played first board on the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League in the late 1930s and early 1940s.
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  MissScarlett: Was the Alekhine Defence verboten?
Aug-18-22  chess.o.rama: A curious term from one editor to another.
Aug-18-22  Granny O Doul: Seeing how he dealt with Reuben Fine, i doubt many were tempted to play Alekhine's against Borochow.

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