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Nikolay Tikhonovich Sorokin
Number of games in database: 51
Years covered: 1916 to 1967
Overall record: +19 -23 =9 (46.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jan-19-1900, died Mar-16-1984, 84 years old) Georgia

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He was born in Kiev and successfully performed in the championships of Ukraine: 1924 - 3rd, 1925 - 2nd, 1926 - 4-6th, and of Georgia: 1928 and 1947 - 1-2nd, 1951 - 1st place. He did a lot for the development of chess in Georgia. Sorokin died in Tbilisi, in 1984.

Last updated: 2018-05-15 07:52:52

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 51  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P P Benko vs N Sorokin 0-1111916corrC45 Scotch Game
2. Alekhine vs N Sorokin 1-0281916Blindfold simul, 8bC52 Evans Gambit
3. Apollinary Nikolaevich Gaevsky vs N Sorokin 0-1361924Ch UkraineD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. N Sorokin vs Arkady G Guetsky  1-0331925Ch UkraineC12 French, McCutcheon
5. N Sorokin vs B Verlinsky  ½-½371926Ch UkraineB03 Alekhine's Defense
6. N Sorokin vs M Gordian 1-0281926Ch UkraineB01 Scandinavian
7. N Sorokin vs Goglidze  0-1301928Georgian ChE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
8. N Sorokin vs Y Vilner 0-1221929USSR ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. A S Bernshteyn vs N Sorokin 1-0241929USSR ChampionshipC17 French, Winawer, Advance
10. Panov vs N Sorokin  0-1521929USSR ChampionshipC00 French Defense
11. Alatortsev vs N Sorokin  ½-½491931Ch URS (1/2 final)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
12. N Sorokin vs Ordel  1-0311931Ch URS (1/2 final)A10 English
13. N Sorokin vs F Bohatirchuk  1-0491931Ch URS (1/2 final)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. N Sorokin vs M Yudovich Sr.  ½-½361931USSR ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. Botvinnik vs N Sorokin 1-0551931USSR ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
16. N Sorokin vs Riumin 0-1461931USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. V G Kirillov vs N Sorokin  ½-½391931USSR ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
18. N Sorokin vs Lisitsin  1-0551931USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
19. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs N Sorokin 1-0581931USSR ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
20. N Sorokin vs Rauzer  0-1281931USSR ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
21. N Sorokin vs Kasparian  ½-½331931USSR ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Goglidze vs N Sorokin  ½-½331931USSR ChampionshipE16 Queen's Indian
23. N Sorokin vs A Budo  0-1571931USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. I Mazel vs N Sorokin  0-1501931USSR ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
25. N Sorokin vs V Sozin  0-1491931USSR ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
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Jan-11-09  waustad: If this isn't more than one person, he had a very long career. If nothing else, he lost a lot of games to very good players. ChessMetrics gave a peak "rating" around 2500. He couldn't be much weaker to be in USSR Championship tournaments.
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  Tabanus: Nicolay Sorokin, Georgian Champion 1947 and 1951
Dec-18-11  Resignation Trap: Gaige gives his month of birth as February 1900.
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  GrahamClayton: A nice finish by Sorokin as Black against Roizin in 1952:

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Nikolay Sorokin.

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