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Valentin Kirilov
Number of games in database: 14
Years covered: 1949 to 1993
Last FIDE rating: 2339
Overall record: +3 -5 =6 (42.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Mar-22-1938, died Jun-11-2017, 79 years old) Latvia

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Valentin Fedorovich Kirillov (Latvian: Valentins Kirilovs) was born in Rostov-on-Don*.

*Wikipedia article: Rostov-on-Don

Last updated: 2018-11-06 05:02:39

 page 1 of 1; 14 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Kirilov vs Furman 0-1271949URS-ch sfC77 Ruy Lopez
2. V Kirilov vs J I Zilber  ½-½421957Ch URS (1/4 final)C57 Two Knights
3. Suetin vs V Kirilov  ½-½411957Ch URS (1/4 final)B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
4. Gipslis vs V Kirilov  1-0371957Ch URS (1/4 final)A07 King's Indian Attack
5. I Zdanovs vs V Kirilov  0-1411963LAT-chB50 Sicilian
6. V Kirilov vs Koblents  ½-½161963Latvian championshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. V Kirilov vs Z Solmanis  ½-½441963Latvian championshipA30 English, Symmetrical
8. V Kirilov vs F Salata 1-0221964RigaB22 Sicilian, Alapin
9. V Kirilov vs Georgs Silins  1-0201965Riga championshipA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
10. V Osnos vs V Kirilov  ½-½361966URS-chTB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. V Kirilov vs V S Korensky  0-1291967USSR ChampionshipA28 English
12. Klovans vs V Kirilov  ½-½241969RigaB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
13. I Zdanovs vs V Kirilov  1-0511970LAT-chB32 Sicilian
14. V Kirilov vs Gipslis  0-1301993KatowiceB01 Scandinavian
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Kirilov wins | Kirilov loses  

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Feb-12-15  zanzibar: He made his USSR Sports Master norm in the <Latvian ch, Riga (1965)>.

Bit of a shame we don't have any of his games from that tournament.

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  sachistu: Here are 3 games Kirilov from the LAT-ch 1965 <zanzibar>. Two are from Shakhmatny Bulletin and one from the H. Thomas book of Tal's game (1960-1966).

[Event "LAT-ch 22nd"]
[Site "Riga"]
[Date "1965.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Kirilov, Valentins"]
[Black "Skuja, H."]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B22"]
[PlyCount "47"]
[EventDate "1965.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. cxd4 Nc6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Nc3 Qa5 8. d5 Ne5 9. Nxe5 Bxd1 10. Bb5+ Kd8 11. Nxf7+ Kc8 12. Kxd1 Nh6 13. Nxh8 e5 14. dxe6 Bb4 15. Bd7+ Kc7 16. Nb5+ Kb6 17. Be3+ Ka6 18. a3 Be7 19. Ke2 Rxh8 20. b4 Qd8 21. Rhc1 b6 22. Rc7 Qb8 23. Rac1 Bd8 24. Nd6 1-0

[Event "LAT-ch 22nd"]
[Site "Riga"]
[Date "1965.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Kirilov, Valentins"]
[Black "Petkevich, JI."]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E62"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[EventDate "1965.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. Nf3 c6 7. O-O a6 8. e4 b5 9. cxb5 axb5 10. e5 Ne8 11. Bf4 b4 12. Ne4 Be6 13. Re1 Na6 14. Qd2 dxe5 15. Nxe5 Bd5 16. Rac1 Rc8 17. Bf1 Nb8 18. Bh3 f6 19. Bxc8 Qxc8 20. Nd3 Na6 21. Bh6 g5 22. Bxg7 Nxg7 23. f3 Qf5 24. Qf2 h5 25. Qe3 Rb8 26. a3 bxa3 27. bxa3 g4 28. fxg4 hxg4 29. Qf4 Rb3 30. Rc3 Rb7 31. Nef2 Bf3 32. h3 gxh3 33. g4 Qa5 34. Nb4 Bg2 35. Nxh3 Bxh3 36. Rxh3 Nxb4 37. axb4 Qxb4 38. Qe3 Rd7 39. Rd1 c5 40. Qd2 Qxd4+ 41. Qxd4 cxd4 42. Kf2 Kf7 43. Rh7 1/2-1/2

[Event "LAT-ch 22nd"]
[Site "Riga"]
[Date "1965.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Kirilov, Valentins"]
[Black "Tal, MN."]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C84"]
[PlyCount "51"]
[EventDate "1965.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d4 exd4 7. e5 Ne4 8. Nxd4 Nxd4 9. Qxd4 Nc5 10. Nc3 O-O 11. Bg5 Bxg5 12. Qxc5 Be7 13. Qe3 d5 14. exd6 Bxd6 15. Ne4 Bf5 16. Nxd6 Qxd6 17. Rad1 Qb4 18. Bb3 Rfe8 19. Qg3 Qe7 20. h3 Rad8 21. c3 h6 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Qf3 Qe4 24. Qxe4 Bxe4 25. Rd1 Rxd1+ 26. Bxd1 1/2-1/2

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  mifralu: Valentin Kirilov (22.03.1938-11.06.2017), an active chess player, trainer, publicist, organizer, died on June 11 at the age of 79.

Nov-07-18  Caissanist: Has anyone read Kirilov/Kirillov's collection of Tal anecdotes "Team Tal: An Inside Story"? Of course Tal had quite a colorful reputation.
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