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Jusefs Petkevich
J Petkevich 
Number of games in database: 130
Years covered: 1962 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2335 (2256 rapid, 2232 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2440

Overall record: +30 -35 =64 (48.1%)*
   * 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 (8) 
    D02 A46 A41 A40 D05
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E46 E44 E47 E53 E31
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
    A38 A30 A37
 King's Indian (5) 
    E61 E60 E92
 Sicilian (4) 
    B80 B33 B89 B90
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (29) 
    B94 B90 B92 B20 B85
 King's Indian (13) 
    E90 E92 E81 E91 E61
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
    B94 B90 B92 B99 B98
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A57 A70 A67 A69
 Sicilian Scheveningen (4) 
    B85 B82 B80
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Petkevich vs Shabalov, 1985 1-0
   J Petkevich vs S Joksic, 2001 1-0
   Shirov vs J Petkevich, 1985 0-1
   J Petkevich vs Tal, 1965 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Makarczyk Memorial (1979)
   Latvian Championship (1967)
   USSR Army Championship (1973)
   Warsaw Open (1989)

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

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(born Dec-19-1940, 82 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 8; games 1-25 of 196  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Akmentins vs J Petkevich  1-0431962Daugava Club ChampionshipC47 Four Knights
2. I Zilber vs J Petkevich  1-0541962Daugava Club ChampionshipE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
3. J Petkevich vs J Mileika  1-0301962Daugava Club ChampionshipC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
4. V Mikenas vs J Petkevich  1-0271962Riga USSR Championship semifinalA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Klovans vs J Petkevich 0-1251962Daugava Club ChampionshipC21 Center Game
6. A Kapengut vs J Petkevich  1-0331965Latvian ChampionshipB56 Sicilian
7. V Kirilov vs J Petkevich  ½-½431965Latvian ChampionshipE61 King's Indian
8. J Petkevich vs Tal ½-½231965Latvian ChampionshipB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
9. J Petkevich vs A Vitolinsh  1-0441967Latvian ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
10. Klovans vs J Petkevich  1-0431967Latvian ChampionshipC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
11. L Gutman vs J Petkevich  0-1411967Latvian ChampionshipA69 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
12. V Zhuravliov vs J Petkevich  0-1411967Latvian ChampionshipB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
13. V Kirpichnikov vs J Petkevich  0-1391967Latvian ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
14. J Petkevich vs A Lotsov Har-Zahav  ½-½381967Latvian ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
15. I Platonov vs J Petkevich  ½-½18196710th Soviet Team-ch qual group 2B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
16. J Petkevich vs I Platonov  0-1381968Riga Ch Chess Club LA57 Benko Gambit
17. A Vitolinsh vs J Petkevich  1-0341968LAT-ch Chess ClubB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
18. Gulko vs J Petkevich  1-0411969URS-ch sf KievE60 King's Indian Defense
19. J Petkevich vs Stein  0-1231969URS-ch sf KievB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
20. Bronstein vs J Petkevich  1-0491969URS-ch sf KievA30 English, Symmetrical
21. J Petkevich vs Shamkovich  1-0321969URS-ch sf KievB44 Sicilian
22. J Petkevich vs I Platonov  ½-½261969URS-ch sf KievB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
23. J Petkevich vs Y Anikaev  0-1341969URS-ch sf KievB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
24. B Shashin vs J Petkevich  0-1321970URS Army Championship FinalE97 King's Indian
25. Bagirov vs J Petkevich  1-0331970URS-ch sfD80 Grunfeld
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 196  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-19-08  whiteshark: Happy Birthday.

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


Dec-19-08  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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