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Georgy Orlov
Number of games in database: 224
Years covered: 1968 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2460
Highest rating achieved in database: 2573

Overall record: +75 -50 =71 (56.4%)*
   * 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 E61 E91
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    E00 D02 A45 A40 E10
 Catalan (10) 
    E04 E06 E05
 Sicilian (10) 
    B31 B46 B40 B30 B72
 Slav (7) 
    D11 D15 D12 D18 D16
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E20 E21 E54 E55
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (25) 
    A50 A41 A46 E00 A40
 French Defense (18) 
    C07 C10 C14 C00 C05
 Pirc (13) 
    B07 B08
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E33 E54 E30
 French Tarrasch (7) 
    C07 C05 C03
 English (6) 
    A13 A15 A10 A14
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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
   G Orlov vs C Diebert, 1994 1-0
   S Haubrich vs G Orlov, 1991 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   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
   F Corrales Jimenez vs G Orlov (Feb-27-19) 1-0, rapid
   T Beerdsen vs G Orlov (Feb-27-19) 1-0, rapid
   G Orlov vs V Georgiev (Feb-27-19) 1-0, rapid
   G Orlov vs V Belous (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 9; games 1-25 of 224  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 A 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 Kaidanov  ½-½611986URS-ch otborC53 Giuoco Piano
9. Savon vs G Orlov  ½-½301986URS-ch otborE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
10. Dautov vs G Orlov  ½-½621986URS-ch otborA15 English
11. Oll vs G Orlov  ½-½281986URS-ch otborE12 Queen's Indian
12. G Orlov vs A N Panchenko  ½-½601986URS-ch otborD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. G Orlov vs V Petrienko  ½-½301986URS-ch otborA48 King's Indian
14. G Orlov vs Kengis  1-0341986URS-ch otborB02 Alekhine's Defense
15. Krasenkow vs G Orlov ½-½421986URS-ch otborA50 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Kholmov vs G Orlov  ½-½461986URS-ch otborB07 Pirc
17. G Orlov vs Naumkin  ½-½491986URS-ch otborE20 Nimzo-Indian
18. G Orlov vs Glek 0-1281987MoscowA04 Reti Opening
19. G Orlov vs Ivan J Markovic  1-0371988Novi Sad openA81 Dutch
20. Vasiukov vs G Orlov  1-0391988Novi Sad openC10 French
21. Dautov vs G Orlov  1-0511988URSE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
22. G Orlov vs Paunovic  1-0321988Pula OpenE92 King's Indian
23. G Orlov vs D Bokan  1-0301988Novi Sad openE97 King's Indian
24. G Orlov vs R Miranovic  1-0361988Novi Sad openD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
25. G Orlov vs Y Gruenfeld  1-0441988GMA World Cup OpenA60 Benoni 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.

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  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

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  PhilFeeley: He's been doing well in the U.S. Chess League this year:

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