Vladimir S Antoshin
Number of games in database: 782
Years covered: 1951 to 1988
Overall record: +254 -189 =339 (54.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|C41|| ||Philidor Defense (43 games)||E12|| ||Queen's Indian (23 games)||A10|| ||English (19 games)||C96|| ||Ruy Lopez, Closed (17 games)||D46|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav (14 games)||E11|| ||Bogo-Indian Defense (13 games)||D43|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav (13 games)||E17|| ||Queen's Indian (13 games)||A04|| ||Reti Opening (11 games)||E15|| ||Queen's Indian (11 games)|
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|VLADIMIR S ANTOSHIN
(born May-14-1929, died May-13-1994, 64 years old) Russia
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Vladimir Sergeyevich Antoshin was born in Moscow. He was awarded the IM title in 1963 and the GM title in 1964. As a young man Vladimir was a high achiever, principally as part of the USSR's highly successful Student Olympiad team of 1954-56. The team won the silver medal at the first ever Student Olympiad in Oslo 1954 and then took gold medals at Lyons 1955 and at Uppsala 1956.(1) He also won 1st prize at the International tournament at Zinnowitz in 1966, scoring +8 =6 -1, taking first place ahead of Wolfgang Uhlmann.
Antoshin became a tournament organiser and trainer to the USSR Olympiad team, maintained a second career as a technical designer, and (according to Mark Taimanov) had strong links with the KGB.(2)
Antoshin chose to play correspondence chess throughout the 1950s, culminating in his winning the USSR Correspondence Championship of 1960. He was a noted opening theorist and has opening variations in the Philidor and Dutch named after him.
(1) Wikipedia article: Vladimir Antoshin
(2) The Soviet Championships. Cadogan Chess. p. 92. ISBN 1-85744-201-6.
| page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 782
|1. Boleslavsky vs Antoshin
||1-0||27||1951||URS-ch sf||D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense|
|2. G Ilivitsky vs Antoshin
||1-0||26||1951||URS-ch sf||A90 Dutch|
|3. Antoshin vs Y Shaposhnikov
||1-0||31||1951||URS-ch sf||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|4. Geller vs Antoshin
||1-0||33||1951||URS-ch sf||D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense|
|5. Estrin vs Antoshin
||1-0||88||1952||Moscow-ch||C41 Philidor Defense|
|6. Antoshin vs V Liublinsky
|| ||1-0||26||1952||Moscow-ch||A04 Reti Opening|
|7. Antoshin vs Flohr
|| ||½-½||37||1952||Moscow-ch||B10 Caro-Kann|
|8. V Glotov vs Antoshin
|| ||1-0||40||1952||Moscow-ch||A99 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3|
|9. Lilienthal vs Antoshin
|| ||½-½||46||1952||Moscow-ch||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|10. Y Gusev vs Antoshin
||0-1||29||1952||Moscow-ch||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|11. E Korchmar vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||26||1952||URS-ch sf||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|12. Antoshin vs M Yudovich Sr.
|| ||1-0||42||1952||Moscow-ch||A06 Reti Opening|
|13. Ravinsky vs Antoshin
||0-1||45||1952||Moscow-ch||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|14. Antoshin vs Averbakh
||1-0||35||1952||Moscow-ch||B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|15. Antoshin vs V Zagorovsky
|| ||½-½||41||1952||Moscow-ch||A04 Reti Opening|
|16. E S Stoliar vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||44||1952||URS-ch sf||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|17. Antoshin vs Simagin
||½-½||89||1952||Moscow-ch||A04 Reti Opening|
|18. S Kogan vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||45||1952||Moscow-ch||E16 Queen's Indian|
|19. B Baranov vs Antoshin
|| ||0-1||55||1952||Moscow-ch||E24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|20. Antoshin vs B Goldenov
|| ||1-0||48||1952||URS-ch sf||A06 Reti Opening|
|21. Antoshin vs A Chistiakov
||0-1||35||1952||Moscow-ch||A06 Reti Opening|
|22. Antoshin vs Kotov
|| ||½-½||26||1952||Moscow-ch||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|23. Antoshin vs Estrin
|| ||0-1||31||1953||Moscow||C31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit|
|24. Antoshin vs Bronstein
||0-1||35||1953||Moscow-ch||A04 Reti Opening|
|25. V Baranov vs Antoshin
|| ||1-0||36||1953||Moscow-ch||E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
| page 1 of 32; games 1-25 of 782
|Sep-12-04|| ||Chessical: Vladimir Antoshin,International Chess Grandmaster (1964), made siginificant contributions to the theory of the Dutch. 10th 22nd USSR championship 1955, 7th 35th USSR Open Championship 1967. |
|May-21-07|| ||Themofro: Creator of the Antoshin variation of the Bird's Opening, early c3, d3, aiming for Qc2 to back up the e4 push. There has sadly been a varation found that gives black solid equality in it, so not as daring as some other Bird's Opening lines. Still, almost know one knows the black line in it, and it is a fine shock weapon, even if someone is prepared for you playing the Bird's, they WON'T be for you playing the Antoshin. Overall a fine contribution to chess made by this similarly excellent GM.|
|Mar-20-11|| ||SvetlanaBabe: Yes, he was a very strong player in his day. Known for his hard work and preparation.
A good role model.|
|Apr-22-11|| ||Eastfrisian: Can't find anywhere date and place of death.|
|Apr-22-11|| ||shivasuri4: Place of death was Moscow,date's unknown.|
|Apr-22-11|| ||parisattack: One of many under appreciated Soviet GMs of the 40s-50s-60s.|
|May-16-11|| ||Fusilli: <shivasuri4: Place of death was Moscow,date's unknown.> The bio says dead in 1994. Is this in doubt?|
|May-16-11|| ||shivasuri4: No,but the exact date(not the year) is in doubt.|
|May-14-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: GM Antoshin, today you are remembered!
|May-14-12|| ||BIDMONFA: Vladimir Antoshin|
|Apr-27-21|| ||FSR: Vladimir Antoshin died at the chessic age of 64, like Robert James Fischer, William Steinitz, Howard Staunton, Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, Vladimir Savon, Albin Planinc, Edmar Mednis, Vitaly Halberstadt, Giulio Cesare Polerio, Octavio Troianescu, Maximilian Ujtelky, Paul Tautvaisas, Claude Frizzel Bloodgood, and Karl Marx.|
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