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Nikolay Sorokin
N Sorokin 
Number of games in database: 71
Years covered: 1916 to 1968
Overall record: +29 -31 =11 (48.6%)*
   * 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 In 1923, he was 4-5, tied with P. Komarov, and behind Aleksandr Sergeyev (winner of the Tournament), Borís Verlinski and Veniamín Sozin , in the Tournament of Cities, held in Petrograd . In the same year, he was 2nd, behind the winner Fedir Bohatyrchuk , in the Kiev Tournament. He successfully performed in the championships of Ukraine: In 1924, he was 3rd in Kiev (National Championship of Ukraine), behind Yakov Vilner (winner of the Tournament) and Bogatyrchuk. In 1925, he was 2nd, behind Vilner, in the 2nd National Championship of Ukraine, held in Kharkov . In 1926, he was 4-6, tied with Dmitry Grigorenko and B. Shapiro, in Odessa (3rd National Championship of Ukraine), with the joint triumph of Borís Verlinski and Mikhail Marski. In 1924 he was 4th, behind Nikolai Zubarev (winner of the Tournament), Lev Travin and Solomon Slonim , in the Cities Tournament, held in Moscow. He played for the Georgian Championship: In 1928, he achieved victory, together with Viktor Goglidze , in the 1st National Championship of Georgia, held in Tbilisi, 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: 2022-03-11 21:15:46

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 71  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. A Gaevsky vs N Sorokin 0-1361924Ukrainian ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. N Sorokin vs Boris Mazan  1-0301924Tournament of Cities-AD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. N Sorokin vs D A Gringauz  1-0251924Tournament of Cities-AA43 Old Benoni
6. N Sorokin vs A Gaevsky  1-0331925Ukrainian ChampionshipC12 French, McCutcheon
7. N Sorokin vs B Verlinsky  ½-½371926Ukrainian ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
8. N Sorokin vs M Gordian 1-0281926Ukrainian ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
9. N Sorokin vs V Goglidze  0-1731928Ch Caucasian RepublicsB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
10. N Sorokin vs V Goglidze  0-1301928Ch TbilisiE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
11. Nenarokov vs N Sorokin  0-1481929MatchD05 Queen's Pawn Game
12. N Sorokin vs Nenarokov  0-1451929MatchA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. N Sorokin vs Nenarokov  1-0741929MatchE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. Panov vs N Sorokin  0-1521929USSR ChampionshipC00 French Defense
15. A S Bernshteyn vs N Sorokin 1-0241929USSR ChampionshipC17 French, Winawer, Advance
16. N Sorokin vs Y Vilner 0-1221929USSR ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. N Sorokin vs Akopov  1-0421931Ch TbilisiB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
18. Alatortsev vs N Sorokin  ½-½491931URS-ch sfE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
19. N Sorokin vs S A Ordel  1-0311931URS-ch sfA10 English
20. N Sorokin vs F Bohatirchuk  1-0491931URS-ch sfA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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 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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Kibitzer's Corner
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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1... Nb3+ 2. axb3 axb3+ 3. Na3 Rxa3+ 4. bxa3 Qc2 0-1

Jan-19-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Nikolay Sorokin.

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