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Gennadij Timoscenko
Number of games in database: 1,449
Years covered: 1961 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2457
Highest rating achieved in database: 2555

Overall record: +569 -214 =665 (62.3%)*
   * 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:
 King's Indian (83) 
    E92 E94 E81 E91 E97
 Sicilian (60) 
    B92 B62 B84 B47 B33
 Modern Benoni (58) 
    A57 A58 A70 A56 A61
 Grunfeld (52) 
    D85 D87 D86 D97 D78
 Nimzo Indian (46) 
    E32 E41 E39 E34 E38
 Queen's Indian (40) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16 E19
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (163) 
    B33 B22 B90 B43 B42
 King's Indian (108) 
    E92 E62 E94 E81 E77
 Ruy Lopez (65) 
    C92 C91 C84 C99 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (44) 
    C92 C91 C99 C84 C93
 Queen's Gambit Declined (32) 
    D31 D37 D35 D30
 Slav (30) 
    D12 D10 D14 D11 D17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Pokojowczyk vs Timoscenko, 1979 0-1
   Timoscenko vs M Kolcak, 1994 1-0
   Timoscenko vs Karpov, 1967 1-0
   Zhong Zhang vs Timoscenko, 2002 1/2-1/2
   I Veinger vs Timoscenko, 1998 0-1
   Ivanchuk vs Timoscenko, 1987 0-1
   V Yurmaev vs Timoscenko, 1980 1/2-1/2
   Timoscenko vs I E Shliahtin, 1990 1-0
   Timoscenko vs V E Kozlov, 1976 1-0
   Timoscenko vs A Elfert, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   16th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1992)
   GMA World Cup Open (1988)
   European Seniors Championship (2011)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   Oberwart Open (1994)
   Chemnitz Open (1997)
   Rubinstein Memorial (1979)
   USSR Championship First League (1979)
   European Team Championship (1997)
   Berliner Sommer 12th (1994)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   GMA World Cup Open (1989)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   European Club Cup (2003)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   USSR First League, Ashkhabad, 1978 by Phony Benoni
   benko, zairsev by salamunalaik

   🏆 World Senior Teams +50
   Timoscenko vs M Schoeneberg (Mar-04-15) 1-0
   Uhlmann vs Timoscenko (Mar-03-15) 0-1
   Timoscenko vs T Paehtz Sr (Mar-02-15) 1-0
   R M McKay vs Timoscenko (Mar-01-15) 1/2-1/2
   Tischbierek vs Timoscenko (Feb-28-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-27-1949, 73 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Slovakia)
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Gennadij Timoscenko was born in Chelyabinsk. He was awarded the IM title in 1976 and the GM title in 1980. In tournaments he was 1st at Polanica Zdroj 1976, 1st at Varna 1977, 1st at Slupsk 1979, 1st= at Helsinki 1986 and 5th= at Plovdiv 1988. In 1989 he won the Keres memorial, sharing 1st place with Lembit Oll and Jaan Ehlvest.

Wikipedia article: Gennadij Timoscenko

Last updated: 2021-10-30 18:11:15

 page 1 of 59; games 1-25 of 1,456  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Timoscenko vs Karpov 0-1531961RUS-ch JuniorsC10 French
2. Timoscenko vs M Steinberg  0-1451966MoscowC07 French, Tarrasch
3. Timoscenko vs Karpov  0-1451966URS-ch U18C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. N Rashkovsky vs Timoscenko  0-1331966URS-chTA07 King's Indian Attack
5. Timoscenko vs I Figler  ½-½311966URS-chTD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
6. Timoscenko vs A Melnikov  1-0391966URS-chTC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. V Kirpichnikov vs Timoscenko  0-1491966URS-chTB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
8. Timoscenko vs E Shutrov  ½-½291966URS-chTB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
9. P Viner vs Timoscenko  0-1451966URS-chTE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
10. Timoscenko vs S Mironov  1-0571966URS-chTB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
11. M Dvoretzky vs Timoscenko 1-0391966URS-chTA25 English
12. Timoscenko vs Karpov 1-054196701, MoscowC24 Bishop's Opening
13. Spassky vs Timoscenko 1-0381967RUS SpartakiadD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. Timoscenko vs V Shtukaturkin  1-0241967RUS SpartakiadB06 Robatsch
15. S Zhukhovitsky vs Timoscenko  1-0381967RUS SpartakiadA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
16. Y Kotkov vs Timoscenko  0-1601967RUS SpartakiadB33 Sicilian
17. Tseshkovsky vs Timoscenko  ½-½321968URS-ch U26C62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
18. Kupreichik vs Timoscenko 1-0271968URSC02 French, Advance
19. Podgaets vs Timoscenko  0-1321968URS-ch U26B33 Sicilian
20. B A Zlotnik vs Timoscenko  0-1451969URS-ch Young MastersB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. Timoscenko vs Gulko ½-½551969URS-ch Young MastersC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
22. Timoscenko vs Ljubojevic  0-1611969URS-YUG U18B56 Sicilian
23. Timoscenko vs Timman 1-01231969VilniusC07 French, Tarrasch
24. Timoscenko vs S Kupka  ½-½341969VilniusB03 Alekhine's Defense
25. Timoscenko vs Butnorius 0-1421969VilniusC45 Scotch Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Is Gennadi Timoshchenko related to Georgy Timoshenko. Is the spelling difference significant?
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <Is the spelling difference significant?> Yes, it is. Both surnames are similar but not same.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Honza> They are not related then? I thought it might be down to the English translation of the name.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <Benzol> Almost certainly they are not related. Both are Ukrainians (although Gennadi Timoshchenko has now a citizenship of Slovakia) and their surnames are very similar but it is just a coincidence.

By the way, since 1995 Gennadi Timoshchenko is as a Slovak player listed in FIDE register as "Gennadij Timoscenko" which is a Slovak (as well as Czech) phonetic transliteration of his name, of course without diacritical marks. See

Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Honza> OK, thanks mate. His picture looks like he's just come inside from somewhere very cold as his nose and lips are very red.
Apr-26-06  BIDMONFA: Gennadi Timoshchenko


Jun-21-06  Karpyan: At one stage he was Kasparov's trainer along with Alexander Nikitin
Apr-27-09  WhiteRook48: why are all his notable games with black?
Mar-17-10  wordfunph: GM Gennady Timoshchenko studied a database of 150,000 games and came to the conclusion that BxN often makes sense in the opening because a Knight is simply the more useful piece then.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Yesterday in Thessaloniki, Greece he placed 3rd in the European senior championship 2010:

Apr-27-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy birthday, GM Timoshchenko!


Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Timoshchenko!
Apr-27-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Gennadi Timoshchenko.

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