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Georgi Orlov
G Orlov 
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Number of games in database: 221
Years covered: 1968 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2460
Highest rating achieved in database: 2573

Overall record: +77 -48 =68 (57.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 28 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (14) 
    E92 E97 E60 E91 E61
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    E00 D02 A45 E10 A46
 Catalan (10) 
    E04 E06 E05
 Sicilian (7) 
    B31 B30 B40 B46 B52
 Slav (7) 
    D15 D11 D18 D16 D12
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E20 E21 E55
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (25) 
    A50 A41 A46 E00 A40
 French Defense (19) 
    C07 C10 C00 C14 C05
 Pirc (13) 
    B07 B08
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E33 E54 E30
 French Tarrasch (7) 
    C07 C05 C03
 French (7) 
    C10 C00 C11
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Spiller vs G Orlov, 1991 0-1
   J Ferguson vs G Orlov, 2001 0-1
   Kadyrov vs G Orlov, 1989 0-1
   S Haubrich vs G Orlov, 1991 0-1
   G Orlov vs C Diebert, 1994 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   United States Championship (1994)
   United States Championship (1995)
   New York Open (1990)
   GMA World Cup Open (1988)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Orlov plays the Tango by northernsoul

   🏆 PRO League Group Stage
   G Orlov vs A Tang (Feb-27-19) 0-1, rapid
   G Orlov vs V Georgiev (Feb-27-19) 1-0, rapid
   F Corrales Jimenez vs G Orlov (Feb-27-19) 1-0, rapid
   T Beerdsen vs G Orlov (Feb-27-19) 1-0, rapid
   O Bortnyk vs G Orlov (Feb-14-18) 1-0, rapid

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(born 1964) United States of America

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In 2014, IM Orlov won his 12th Keres memorial tournament (in Canada) since 1996. He was Moldovan champion in 1986 and 1989.

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 228  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Rojkov vs G Orlov 1-0211968LeningradC52 Evans Gambit
2. G Orlov vs Karpov 0-1401971Team ch Leningrad UniversityB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. G Orlov vs A Haik  0-1541985PancevoD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. A V Filipenko vs G Orlov  1-0601986Moscow1C18 French, Winawer
5. I Novikov vs G Orlov  1-050198618th Soviet Team-ch qual group 1E12 Queen's Indian
6. G Orlov vs Oll  ½-½65198618th Soviet Team-ch qual group 1E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
7. Gelfand vs G Orlov  1-085198618th Soviet Team-ch final BC07 French, Tarrasch
8. G Orlov vs A Panchenko ½-½601986URS-ch qual PinskD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. G Orlov vs Kaidanov  ½-½611986URS-ch qual PinskC53 Giuoco Piano
10. G Orlov vs V Petrienko  ½-½301986URS-ch qual PinskA48 King's Indian
11. Sveshnikov vs G Orlov  1-0441986URS-ch qual PinskB06 Robatsch
12. G Orlov vs Naumkin  ½-½491986URS-ch qual PinskE20 Nimzo-Indian
13. Savon vs G Orlov  ½-½301986URS-ch qual PinskE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
14. G Orlov vs Kengis  1-0341986URS-ch qual PinskB02 Alekhine's Defense
15. Krasenkow vs G Orlov ½-½421986URS-ch qual PinskA50 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Oll vs G Orlov  ½-½281986URS-ch qual PinskE12 Queen's Indian
17. Kholmov vs G Orlov  ½-½461986URS-ch qual PinskB07 Pirc
18. Dautov vs G Orlov  ½-½621986URS-ch qual PinskA15 English
19. G Orlov vs Glek 0-1281987MoscowA04 Reti Opening
20. Vasiukov vs G Orlov  1-0391988Novi Sad opC10 French
21. G Orlov vs R Miranovic  1-0361988Novi Sad opD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
22. G Orlov vs Ivan J Markovic  1-0371988Novi Sad opA81 Dutch
23. G Orlov vs D Bokan  1-0301988Novi Sad opE97 King's Indian
24. G Orlov vs Paunovic  1-0321988Pula OpenE92 King's Indian
25. Dautov vs G Orlov  1-0511988URSE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-10-04  awacs: IM Georgi Orlov is well-known for his Black Knights' Tango expertise (1.d4Nf6 2.c4Nc6). based in Seattle WA. I'll dredge up a few more of his interesting games. Casey Collins (awacs)
Aug-10-04  shr0pshire: Orlov won the US championships as well.
Jan-16-05  kvcs: Let us, for the sake of argument, say that the ONLY thing "wrong" with IM Georgi Orlov is the "IM" designation....our group [Kxe6s VEREIN Chess Society] hopes he becomes a GM very SOON!!!!!!! As for his Chess knowledge, theoretical acumen,
sportsmanship, organizational/promotional skills, and publishing abilities, he is without peer.
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  WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from Georgy's games:
Jun-21-05  Shams: Orlov is a fixture in Washington State, the best known local player besides Seirawan. The story goes he scored one or two GM norms before retiring from active play, I think because of his family. A couple years ago he won the Keres Memorial with a perfect score, ahead of many GMs.
Jul-06-05  altmann1: georgy is a fine teacher and gentleman.
Apr-23-08  Petrosianic: <shr0pshire> <Orlov won the US championships as well.>

He didn't. He's <played> in the US Championships, yes (in 1994 and 1995), but didn't win either time.

Apr-23-08  Tomlinsky: <Petrosianic: <shr0pshire> <Orlov won the US championships as well.> He didn't. He's <played> in the US Championships, yes (in 1994 and 1995), but didn't win either time.>

He was 1994 US Open Champion I believe.

Apr-23-08  Petrosianic: Oh, the US <Open>. Yeah, I think he did win that one. I think he was involved in one of those huge ties for first in the mid 90's.
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Apr-23-08  Tomlinsky: <Petrosianic> Having checked it turns out that he had quite a year in 1994.

1st National US Championship
1st Naional US Open
1st North American Open
1st World Open

Among many other impressive tournament resuls. At the end of the year he had a USCF rating of 2600 and a USCF Rapid rating of 2656

He also beat Seirawan +5 =3 in a Rapid head to head.

That's one heckuva strong IM.

Sep-17-10  PhilFeeley: He usually plays in the Keres Memorial in Vancouver, BC, every year. There's a Yelizaveta Orlova on the Canadian women's Olympiad team, so I wonder if she's his daughter. Also wondering why she plays for Canada.
Jan-29-13  BIDMONFA: Georgy Orlov

ORLOV, Georgi

Sep-03-14  diagonal: Orlov Chess Academy:
Nov-17-14  PhilFeeley: He's been doing well in the U.S. Chess League this year:

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