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Vladislav Shiyanovsky
V Shiyanovsky 
Number of games in database: 326
Years covered: 1947 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 2255
Overall record: +109 -77 =140 (54.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B03 Alekhine's Defense (5 games)
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(born Dec-22-1929, died May-10-2006, 76 years old) Ukraine

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Vladislav Ivanovich Shiyanovsky was a Soviet Master of Sports (1957).

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 326  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Shiyanovsky vs Korchnoi 0-1351947LeningradD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
2. V Shiyanovsky vs Stein  1-0271950Ukraine Team ChB03 Alekhine's Defense
3. A Batuev vs V Shiyanovsky  0-1291952URS-chTB54 Sicilian
4. V Shiyanovsky vs M Bonch-Osmolovsky  1-0441952URS-chTB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
5. V Shiyanovsky vs I Lipnitsky  1-0171952UkraineB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
6. Tal vs V Shiyanovsky 1-0441955RigaB03 Alekhine's Defense
7. Y Kots vs V Shiyanovsky  ½-½471955Ukrainian ChampionshipE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
8. Korchnoi vs V Shiyanovsky  ½-½201955RigaD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. V Shiyanovsky vs N M Neiding  1-0281955Ukrainian ChampionshipC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
10. V Shiyanovsky vs V Heuer  ½-½5719554th Soviet Team-ch finalC45 Scotch Game
11. V Shiyanovsky vs Klovans  1-05319554th Soviet Team-ch finalC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
12. V Shiyanovsky vs Sarkisian  ½-½2819554th Soviet Team-ch prelimB32 Sicilian
13. V Zurakhov vs V Shiyanovsky  1-05519554th Soviet Team-ch finalB10 Caro-Kann
14. V Chekhover vs V Shiyanovsky  1-03519554th Soviet Team-ch prelimE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
15. O Moiseev vs V Shiyanovsky  1-03519554th Soviet Team-ch finalE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
16. Boleslavsky vs V Shiyanovsky  ½-½341955URS-ch sfC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
17. V Shiyanovsky vs Shamkovich 1-0471956URSC02 French, Advance
18. V Shiyanovsky vs J Rotstein  1-0331956Ukrainian ChampionshipB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. A Bannik vs V Shiyanovsky  1-0431956Ukrainian ChampionshipC94 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer Defense
20. V Shiyanovsky vs A Serebrisky  1-0251956Ukrainian ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
21. Y Sheinberg vs V Shiyanovsky  ½-½411956Ukrainian ChampionshipE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
22. I Pogrebissky vs V Shiyanovsky  0-1331956Ukrainian ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
23. V Shiyanovsky vs Gufeld  ½-½161956Ukrainian ChampionshipB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
24. A Zamikhovsky vs V Shiyanovsky  0-1271956Ukrainian ChampionshipE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
25. V Shiyanovsky vs I Lipnitsky  0-1631956Ukrainian ChampionshipC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
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Mar-27-13  Gottschalk: [Event "Ch Ukraine"]
[Site "Kiev (Ukraine)"]
[Date "1960.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Vladislav Shiyanovsky"]
[Black "Yury Sakharov"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C16"]
[WhiteElo "0"]
[BlackElo "0"]
[Annotator ""]
[Source ""]
[Remark ""]

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 b6 5.Qg4 Bf8 6.Nf3 Qd7 7.Bd2 Ba6 8.Bxa6 Nxa6 9.O-O Ne7 10.Nd1 Ng6 11.h4 h5 12.Qg3 Be7 13.Ng5 Bxg5 14.Bxg5 c5 15.c3 Nf8 16.Qf3 Rc8 17.Ne3 Nb8 18.Rfd1 c4 19.b3 cxb3 20.axb3 b5 21.c4 bxc4 22.bxc4 dxc4 23.d5 Ng6 24.dxe6 Qxe6 25.Nf5 O-O 26.Nxg7 Nxe5 27.Qg3 Qg6 28.Qxe5 Qxg7 29.Bf6 Qg6 30.Ra3 Rfe8 31.Qa1 c3 32.Rxc3 Rxc3 33.Qxc3 Kh7 34.Rd5 Re6 35.Rg5 Qxf6 36.Qc2+ Kh6 37.Qd1 Qxg5 38.hxg5+ Kg7 39.Qd4+ Kg6 40.Qd3+ Kg7 41.Qc3+ Kg6 42.Qc2+ Kxg5 1-0

Oct-05-15  zanzibar: I found a photograph of him across the board from Tal in the 29th USR ch Baku, 1961 here:

Oct-05-15  zanzibar: Here again is a problematic transliteration...

If <Shiyanovsky> then also <Petrosyan>, otherwise it's inconsistent.

I advocate for the simpler spelling:


Which is supported by contemporaneous reporting as well, e.g. BCM v83 issue 4 p110 -

O. Urcan also uses the simpler spelling:

Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <zed>, many of these transliterations are indeed inconsistent; at least Cafferty keeps it straight in his works.





The above listing include three competitors from the 1962 Soviet Championship, along with the city in which it was held.

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