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Valery Atlas
Number of games in database: 121
Years covered: 1990 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2428 (2419 rapid, 2425 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503

Overall record: +28 -35 =57 (47.1%)*
   * 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:
 Sicilian (33) 
    B90 B91 B58 B30 B45
 French Defense (12) 
    C18 C11 C10 C16
 Sicilian Najdorf (10) 
    B90 B91
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
    B45 B47 B48 B46
 French (6) 
    C11 C10
 French Winawer (6) 
    C18 C16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B81 B80 B84 B82 B42
 Sicilian Scheveningen (16) 
    B80 B81 B82 B84
 Queen's Indian (8) 
    E15 E12 E17 E14
 Modern Benoni (7) 
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
    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)
   Ptuj Zonal (1995)
   Moscow Olympiad (1994)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)

   🏆 European Club Cup
   C Jepson vs V Atlas (Sep-24-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Atlas vs A Smith (Sep-23-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Kunin vs V Atlas (Sep-22-21) 1-0
   P Schreiner vs V Atlas (Sep-21-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Atlas vs V Nevednichy (Sep-20-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-16-1968, 54 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 6; games 1-25 of 144  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Atlas vs A Nosenko  1-0401985URS-chT (Juniors)C05 French, Tarrasch
2. V Malaniuk vs V Atlas  ½-½341988Sokolsky memE20 Nimzo-Indian
3. Kholmov vs V Atlas  1-0471990BratislavaB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
4. V Atlas vs V Matychenkov  ½-½471990Ch URS (club)C55 Two Knights Defense
5. V Atlas vs A Yuneev  ½-½261990URS Club Cup 2nd final AB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
6. Krasenkow vs V Atlas  1-04419902nd Soviet Club Cup final AA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. V Atlas vs Shabalov  ½-½7819902nd Soviet Club Cup qual group 1B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. V Atlas vs Psakhis  ½-½261992Geneve opC18 French, Winawer
9. J Gallagher vs V Atlas  ½-½1261992Geneve opB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
10. V Atlas vs Psakhis  ½-½311992Geneva opC18 French, Winawer
11. Shabalov vs V Atlas  ½-½291992Geneva opB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. Baburin vs V Atlas  ½-½331992SUI-chI opE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
13. V Atlas vs H A Gretarsson  ½-½541993Cappelle op 9thC53 Giuoco Piano
14. J Gallagher vs V Atlas  0-1461993SUI-GP WohlenB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
15. Baburin vs V Atlas  ½-½121993SUI-GP WohlenD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
16. Khalifman vs V Atlas  ½-½131994Bundesliga 1993/94E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
17. V Atlas vs Ftacnik  1-0381994Bundesliga 1993/94B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. V Atlas vs J Ye 0-1371994Moscow OlympiadB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. A David vs V Atlas  0-1481994Moscow OlympiadA45 Queen's Pawn Game
20. R Garcia Paolicchi vs V Atlas  0-1541994Moscow OlympiadE15 Queen's Indian
21. Uhlmann vs V Atlas  1-0381995AUT-chT 95/96A16 English
22. V Atlas vs D Sermek  0-1451995Ptuj ZonalB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
23. Robatsch vs V Atlas  1-0401995Ptuj ZonalA04 Reti Opening
24. V Atlas vs Lobron  0-1511995Ptuj ZonalB06 Robatsch
25. T Luther vs V Atlas  ½-½301995Ptuj ZonalB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
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  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.
Mar-30-15  offramp: I remember that I once kicked sand in his face! I regretted it later...
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  perfidious: You big booly!
Mar-30-15  offramp: <technical draw: You could of fooled me...> Could he of?
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  perfidious: I would of.

So there!

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  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  offramp: <Technical draw: You could of fooled me>

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

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  technical draw: Thanks <offramp>. Maybe I should go back to Mrs. O'Leary's 5th grade grammar class.
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  perfidious: <td> Mrs O'Leary's room number is on the inside of the back cover of the Atlas, iffen ya git mah drift.
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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.
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  perfidious: <td> Had a teacher or three like that myself.
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  HeMateMe: Was she married to the cop, who walked a beat, across from the medical center?
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  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.
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  HeMateMe: I thought it was a relation to someone in the billy Joel song?
Apr-18-15  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
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  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.

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  technical draw: <JB> Yes, it isn't.
Apr-18-15  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  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?

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  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  TheFocus: "So, Valery, do you want a draw?"

And Atlas Shrugged.

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