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Nikolay Sorokin
Number of games in database: 70
Years covered: 1916 to 1968
Overall record: +28 -31 =11 (47.9%)*
   * 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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Nikolay Tikhonovich Sorokin 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: 2021-06-03 06:41:25

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 70  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 D A Gringauz  1-0251924Tournament of Cities-AA43 Old Benoni
5. N Sorokin vs Boris Mazan  1-0301924Tournament of Cities-AD02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. N Sorokin vs Arkady G Guetsky  1-0331925Ch UkraineC12 French, McCutcheon
7. N Sorokin vs B Verlinsky  ½-½371926Ch UkraineB03 Alekhine's Defense
8. N Sorokin vs M Gordian 1-0281926Ch UkraineB01 Scandinavian
9. N Sorokin vs V Goglidze  0-1301928Ch TbilisiE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
10. N Sorokin vs V Goglidze  0-1731928Ch Caucasian RepublicsB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
11. N Sorokin vs Nenarokov  1-0741929MatchE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. N Sorokin vs Nenarokov  0-1451929MatchA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Nenarokov vs N Sorokin  0-1481929MatchD05 Queen's Pawn Game
14. N Sorokin vs Y Vilner 0-1221929USSR ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. A S Bernshteyn vs N Sorokin 1-0241929USSR ChampionshipC17 French, Winawer, Advance
16. Panov vs N Sorokin  0-1521929USSR ChampionshipC00 French Defense
17. N Sorokin vs Akopov  1-0421931Ch TbilisiB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
18. N Sorokin vs Ordel  1-0311931URS-ch sfA10 English
19. N Sorokin vs F Bohatirchuk  1-0491931URS-ch sfA46 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Alatortsev vs N Sorokin  ½-½491931URS-ch sfE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
21. N Sorokin vs M Yudovich Sr.  ½-½361931USSR ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. Botvinnik vs N Sorokin 1-0551931USSR ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
23. N Sorokin vs Riumin 0-1461931USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. V G Kirillov vs N Sorokin  ½-½391931USSR ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
25. N Sorokin vs Lisitsin  1-0551931USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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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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Jan-19-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Nikolay Sorokin.

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