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Jusefs Petkevich
Number of games in database: 68
Years covered: 1965 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2335 (2256 rapid, 2232 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2440

Overall record: +13 -21 =33 (44.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 A46 A41 D05
 English, 1 c4 c5 (4) 
    A30 A37 A38
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B90 B85 B94 B25 B93
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B90 B94 B93 B92
 King's Indian (7) 
    E61 E97 E98 E71 E62
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A57 A67 A70
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Petkevich vs Shabalov, 1985 1-0
   Petkevich vs S Joksic, 2001 1-0
   Shirov vs Petkevich, 1985 0-1
   Petkevich vs Tal, 1965 1/2-1/2

   🏆 Vladimir Petrov Memorial (Rapid)
   Mamedyarov vs Petkevich (Mar-07-15) 1-0, rapid

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(born Dec-19-1940, 81 years old) Latvia

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Grandmaster Jusefs Izodorovich Petkevich won the 2002 World Senior Chess Championship.

Wikipedia article: Jusefs Petkevich

Last updated: 2020-12-12 09:22:50

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 89  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Kapengut vs Petkevich  1-0331965LAT-chB56 Sicilian
2. V Kirilov vs Petkevich  ½-½431965LAT-chE61 King's Indian
3. Petkevich vs Tal ½-½231965LAT-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
4. I Platonov vs Petkevich  ½-½18196710th Soviet Team-ch qual group 2B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. Petkevich vs I Platonov  0-1381968Riga Ch Chess Club LA57 Benko Gambit
6. Bronstein vs Petkevich  1-0491969URS-ch sfA30 English, Symmetrical
7. B Shashin vs Petkevich  0-1321970URS Army-ch FinalE97 King's Indian
8. Bagirov vs Petkevich  1-0331970URS-ch sfD80 Grunfeld
9. Petkevich vs Tseitlin  ½-½431972Leningrad-LatviaD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
10. Tukmakov vs Petkevich  1-022197212th Soviet Team-ch Final-AC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
11. Dzindzichashvili vs Petkevich  ½-½45197212th Soviet Team-ch Final-AE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
12. I A Zaitsev vs Petkevich  1-0251974URS-ch qualB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. L Gutman vs Petkevich 1-0281975LAT-chB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
14. Petkevich vs Alburt  ½-½41197513th Soviet Team-ch final AA15 English
15. Vasiukov vs Petkevich  1-04519769th Soviet Team CupB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
16. Petkevich vs M Cojocaru  ½-½551977Rzeszow opE92 King's Indian
17. Lutikov vs Petkevich  ½-½311977YerevanB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. I Ivanov vs Petkevich  ½-½321977YerevanA57 Benko Gambit
19. Tseshkovsky vs Petkevich  1-0281977YerevanB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
20. Inkiov vs Petkevich  0-1331979Makarczyk MemorialB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
21. Petkevich vs U Boensch  ½-½151979Makarczyk MemorialE14 Queen's Indian
22. Petkevich vs I Farago  ½-½121979Makarczyk MemorialC01 French, Exchange
23. Petkevich vs A Luczak  1-0281979Makarczyk MemorialD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
24. R C Balinas vs Petkevich  0-1401979Makarczyk MemorialB20 Sicilian
25. W Schinzel vs Petkevich  ½-½261979Makarczyk MemorialE90 King's Indian
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  whiteshark: Happy Birthday.

Jusefs Petkevich (born 19 December 1940, Riga) is a Latvian chess Grandmaster.


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  whiteshark: He won in Riga Championship in 1967 with fantastic result (13 points from 13 games). He tied for 1st-3rd at Pärnu 1967. He thrice shared 1st in Latvian Chess Championship (1969, 1974, 1985)

Petkevich was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1980, and the GM title in 2002 for winning the 12th World Senior Chess Championship at Naumburg 2002.

Mar-30-10  DiscoJew: I once spent an evening with this man without even realizing fully who he was. He taught me the Nimzo Indian, Queen's and Bogo Complex as well as the Sicilian Four Knights for black for free, over 3 or 4 hours. I was blown away; we communicated fast and he seen how quickly I grasped his ideas...he was nice enough to share his wisdom and experience with me. Thanks!
Dec-19-11  BIDMONFA: Jusefs Petkevich


Apr-26-15  zanzibar: I believe he matches the <URS Cup (1970)> player listed as <Петкевич>.

-- Beware <Петкевич> google translates to <Pyatkevich>, and not <Petkevich>.

He's also listed in the Soviet <Chess Encyclopedia Dictionary> as receiving the <Master of Sports> title in 1967 under the name <ю. Петкевич>.

Apr-26-15  zanzibar: BTW- there are a plethora of alternative spellings given on his wiki page:

<Juzefs Petkēvičs (Jusefs Petkevich, Josef Petkevitch, Józef Pietkiewicz)>,

none of which match my google translate of his presumed Cyrillic name.

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