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Valery Atlas
  
Number of games in database: 105
Years covered: 1990 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2428 (2419 rapid, 2425 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503

Overall record: +23 -31 =50 (46.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (29) 
    B90 B91 B30 B43 B45
 French Defense (10) 
    C11 C18 C10 C16
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B90 B91
 French (6) 
    C11 C10
 Sicilian Taimanov (6) 
    B45 B47 B48
 Pirc (5) 
    B07 B09
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B80 B81 B82 B43 B20
 Sicilian Scheveningen (12) 
    B80 B81 B82 B84
 Queen's Indian (7) 
    E15 E12 E17
 Modern Benoni (7) 
    A56
 English, 1 c4 c5 (4) 
    A30 A35
 Nimzo Indian (4) 
    E38 E21 E47
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Atlas vs S Tomezack, 2006 1-0
   V Atlas vs M Ruf, 1996 1-0
   V Atlas vs C Balogh, 2010 1/2-1/2
   V Atlas vs V Aristotelous, 2007 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Club Cup (2006)
   Olympiad (2008)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 European Club Cup
   V Atlas vs A Indjic (Nov-11-19) 1-0
   F Volkmann vs V Atlas (Nov-18-17) 1/2-1/2
   V Atlas vs T Koop (Nov-17-17) 1/2-1/2
   D Wagner vs V Atlas (Nov-16-17) 1/2-1/2
   V Atlas vs S Schmidt-Schaeffer (Oct-15-17) 1-0

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VALERY ATLAS
(born Apr-16-1968, 52 years old) Belarus (federation/nationality Austria)

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IM Valery Atlas. His twin brother is Dimitry Atlas.

Last updated: 2018-02-12 23:15:36

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 105  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Atlas vs V Matychenkov  ½-½471990Ch URS (club)C55 Two Knights Defense
2. Kholmov vs V Atlas  1-0471990BratislavaB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
3. V Atlas vs A Yuneev  ½-½261990URS Club Cup 2nd final AB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
4. Krasenkow vs V Atlas  1-04419902nd Soviet Club Cup final AA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. V Atlas vs Shabalov  ½-½7819902nd Soviet Club Cup qual group 1B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. V Atlas vs Psakhis  ½-½311992Geneva opC18 French, Winawer
7. Shabalov vs V Atlas  ½-½291992Geneva opB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. Baburin vs V Atlas  ½-½331992Leukerbad opE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
9. Baburin vs V Atlas  ½-½121993Suisse (Switzerland)D67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
10. V Atlas vs Ftacnik  1-0381994Bundesliga 1993/94B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. Khalifman vs V Atlas  ½-½131994Bundesliga 1993/94E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
12. V Atlas vs J Ye 0-1371994OlympiadB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. R Garcia Paolicchi vs V Atlas  0-1541994OlympiadE15 Queen's Indian
14. Uhlmann vs V Atlas  1-0381995AUT-chT 95/96A16 English
15. V Atlas vs D Sermek  0-1451995PtujB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
16. Robatsch vs V Atlas  1-0401995Ptuj ZonalA04 Reti Opening
17. Korchnoi vs V Atlas  ½-½691995Ptuj ZonalA30 English, Symmetrical
18. V Atlas vs A Graf  0-1381996Cappelle La Grande opC55 Two Knights Defense
19. V Atlas vs Nunn  0-1411996Bundesliga 1995/96B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
20. V Atlas vs M Ruf 1-0361996BL2-S 9697C18 French, Winawer
21. V Atlas vs Smejkal  ½-½211996Bundesliga 1995/96C55 Two Knights Defense
22. V Atlas vs Lautier  0-1401996Yerevan OlympiadB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
23. V Atlas vs Baburin  ½-½91996Yerevan OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. Kasparov vs V Atlas 1-0541997UMBC simul, Catonsville USAE15 Queen's Indian
25. V Atlas vs R Rabiega  ½-½622000Tch-AUT -01C24 Bishop's Opening
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Jul-26-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: <PB> LOL
Apr-16-13  waustad: It appears that he may be originally from Liechtenstein, since he played for them in 2 Olympiads. His brother has only played for Liechtenstein in Olympiads, though both are now listed as Austrian on the FIDE ratings page.
Sep-17-14  waustad: Here is a picture of the brothers with Boris Gelfand's mother. It also indicates that they may have gown up in Minsk. http://chess-news.ru/sites/default/...
Mar-30-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: I remember that I once kicked sand in his face! I regretted it later...
Mar-30-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: You big booly!
Mar-30-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <technical draw: You could of fooled me...> Could he of?
Mar-30-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: I would of.

So there!

Mar-31-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <offramp> <Could he of?>

Now I get it. My comment does sound awkward. Maybe I should mention it's the universal "you"?

Mar-31-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <Technical draw: You could of fooled me>

The phrase is "You could have fooled me." Have, not of.

Apr-01-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Thanks <offramp>. Maybe I should go back to Mrs. O'Leary's 5th grade grammar class.
Apr-01-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <td> Mrs O'Leary's room number is on the inside of the back cover of the Atlas, iffen ya git mah drift.
Apr-01-15
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  technical draw: I don't want Mrs. O'Leary's room number. That was 55 years ago but she might still be there and remember me: "Oh, it's you TD. I see you weren't paying attention in class!" Whap! Right on the head with a ruler. No thanks, I'd druther not.
Apr-01-15
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  perfidious: <td> Had a teacher or three like that myself.
Apr-01-15
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  HeMateMe: Was she married to the cop, who walked a beat, across from the medical center?
Apr-02-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <HMM> I don't think my Mrs. O'Lleary was even married. We called her Mrs. because she was old. We kids thought she was about 100 years old. In those days you never asked a teacher anything. You just tried to make yourself invisible.
Apr-02-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: I thought it was a relation to someone in the billy Joel song?
Apr-18-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <technical draw: Thanks <offramp>. Maybe I should go back to Mrs. O'Leary's 5th grade grammar class.> When I saw your first post here I wasn't sure if you were joking. I don't often see your posts. I think you don't normally kibitz on chess games here at chessgames.com.
Apr-18-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: You're right <offramp>. My main venue is Odd Lie but I occasionally drop by some games and try to get a laugh.
Apr-18-15  Jim Bartle: <My main venue is Odd Lie>

No, it isn't.

Apr-18-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <JB> Yes, it isn't.
Apr-18-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <technical draw> I never go to the Odd Lie page, so it is no wonder I've rarely seen any of your 17,000 posts!

I'll have to start going there...

May-02-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: I once criticized his endgame.

He just shrugged.

May-02-15  Absentee: <technical draw: "Oh, it's you TD. I see you weren't paying attention in class!" Whap! Right on the head with a ruler. No thanks, I'd druther not.>

Is "technical" your name or your surname?

May-02-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <Absentee>. You can call me Mr. Draw. But don't call me Mr.T cause you might get your lights punched out by the real Mr.T.
Apr-16-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: "So, Valery, do you want a draw?"

And Atlas Shrugged.

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