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Sergey Smagin
Smagin 
 
Number of games in database: 1,118
Years covered: 1982 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2551 (2443 rapid, 2440 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2613

Overall record: +389 -169 =350 (62.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 210 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (231) 
    B22 B40 B50 B30 B92
 French Defense (74) 
    C05 C09 C07 C03 C10
 French Tarrasch (67) 
    C05 C09 C07 C03 C04
 Ruy Lopez (58) 
    C96 C90 C92 C89 C68
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (36) 
    C90 C96 C92 C89 C85
 Caro-Kann (32) 
    B12 B10 B18 B17 B16
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (99) 
    C92 C84 C69 C91 C85
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (71) 
    C92 C84 C91 C85 C90
 Queen's Gambit Declined (60) 
    D35 D37 D30 D36 D39
 Scandinavian (46) 
    B01
 Queen's Pawn Game (43) 
    E10 D02 A46 A45 A50
 Semi-Slav (39) 
    D43 D45 D47 D46 D44
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Smagin vs S Salov, 1984 1-0
   Smagin vs Sahovic, 1990 1-0
   Smagin vs N Monin, 1986 1-0
   Lau vs Smagin, 1990 0-1
   Smagin vs Sveshnikov, 1995 1-0
   Smagin vs D Sermek, 1991 1-0
   Smagin vs S Semkov, 1988 1-0
   Smagin vs Summerscale, 1991 1-0
   Miles vs Smagin, 1995 1/2-1/2
   Smagin vs Geller, 1989 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Kotov Memorial (1986)
   URS-ch sf Barnaul (1984)
   URS-ch First League Tashkent (1984)
   Petrosian Memorial (1995)
   URS-ch 52nd / Zonal (1985)
   14th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1990)
   Bundesliga 1992/93 (1992)
   Moscow Championship (1982)
   Tal Memorial (1992)
   Pinsk URS-ch qual (1986)
   Russian Championship (1995)
   GMA World Cup Open (1988)
   USSR Championship (1986)
   Russian Championship (1998)
   Dortmund Open-A (1992)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2000 Montreal by gauer
   1989 World open by gauer

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 ch-RUS Rapid
   Smagin vs Aleksey Grebnev (Oct-13-21) 0-1, rapid
   M Demidov vs Smagin (Oct-11-21) 1-0, blitz
   I Lysyj vs Smagin (Oct-11-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   V Moiseenko vs Smagin (Oct-11-21) 0-1, blitz
   Smagin vs E Alekseev (Oct-11-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz

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SERGEY SMAGIN
(born Sep-08-1958, 64 years old) Russia

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GM (1985) Sergey Borisovich Smagin played in two USSR Championships, coming 4th= in 1985 and 16th= in the 1986 event. In other tournaments he was 1st= at Tashkent 1984, 1st= at Dresden 1985, 1st at Trnava 1987, 1st at Zenica 1987, 1st= at Sochi 1987 and 1st at Berlin 1988. 1993, first at the Amantea open (repeated in 1994). 2000, equal first at Montreal with Eduardas Rozentalis.

Wikipedia article: Sergey Smagin

Last updated: 2022-07-09 12:24:37

 page 1 of 45; games 1-25 of 1,116  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Suetin vs Smagin 0-1771982Moscow ChampionshipC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. A Kuzmin vs Smagin  ½-½191982Moscow ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
3. A Kremenietsky vs Smagin  1-0341982Moscow ChampionshipC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
4. Kalinitschew vs Smagin  0-1401982Moscow ChampionshipE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
5. Smagin vs N Rashkovsky  0-1401982Moscow ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. Salov vs Smagin 1-0381982URS-ch sfD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Smagin vs Lerner 0-1401982URS-ch sfE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
8. Savon vs Smagin  ½-½241982Moscow ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. Smagin vs Antoshin 1-0411982Moscow ChampionshipC41 Philidor Defense
10. Smagin vs Dorfman  0-1401982URS-ch sfA45 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Smagin vs Makarichev  0-1331982Moscow ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
12. Chiburdanidze vs Smagin  ½-½231982URS-ch sfD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. Smagin vs A Kakageldyev  ½-½401982URS-ch sfB06 Robatsch
14. Vasiukov vs Smagin  0-1771982Moscow ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. Smagin vs Bronstein ½-½871982Moscow ChampionshipC55 Two Knights Defense
16. Smagin vs Averbakh ½-½501982Moscow ChampionshipC55 Two Knights Defense
17. Smagin vs A Sokolov  ½-½891982Moscow ChampionshipE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
18. Smagin vs Gulko  ½-½501982Moscow ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
19. Bairamov vs Smagin  0-1371982URSD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
20. Makarichev vs Smagin  ½-½401982URS-ch sfA13 English
21. N Andrianov vs Smagin  ½-½481982Moscow ChampionshipA15 English
22. Smagin vs Chernin  0-1401982URS-ch sfA80 Dutch
23. Smagin vs Lutikov 1-0481982Moscow ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
24. V Dydyshko vs Smagin  1-0341982URS-ch sfD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Balashov vs Smagin 1-0791982Moscow ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
 page 1 of 45; games 1-25 of 1,116  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-27-05  FischerFan124: he has a cool last name.
Apr-27-05  hintza: Easy to confuse Smagin with Simagin.
Apr-27-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WTHarvey: Here are some diagrams of critical positions from Sergey's games: http://www.wtharvey.com/smag.html
Sep-08-06  BIDMONFA: Sergey Smagin

SMAGIN, Sergey
http://www.bidmonfa.com/smagin_serg...
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Sep-08-08  waustad: I don't recall seeing his games before. At least the selected ones at the top are nice attacking examples.
Nov-23-12  20MovesAhead: another GM who couldnt adjust to the COMPUTER AGE
Nov-23-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Dionysius1: Hi <20MovesAhead>. Why the capitals? I thought you computer boyos saw that as shouting? :-)
Nov-23-12  Shams: <20MovesAhead> I'm not sure what your comment is based on. Smagin is over fifty, for one thing, and nobody can really "adjust" for age.

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