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Grigory Abramovich Goldberg
Number of games in database: 93
Years covered: 1929 to 1961

Overall record: +19 -45 =29 (36.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (9) 
    A16 A13 A10 A15
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E33 E34 E38 E40 E41
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A28 A23 A25 A24
With the Black pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E38 E21 E56 E22 E30
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B10 B18 B11 B13 B15
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C61 C71 C74
 Sicilian (4) 
    B51 B73 B72 B70
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Goldberg vs Bronstein, 1961 1-0
   A Y Model vs G Goldberg, 1932 0-1
   G Goldberg vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1944 1-0
   G Goldberg vs Petrosian, 1949 1-0
   Flohr vs G Goldberg, 1949 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Leningrad Championship (1932)
   USSR Championship (1945)
   USSR Championship (1949)

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(born Jul-22-1908, died Dec-01-1976, 68 years old) Russia

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Botvinnik vs G Goldberg 1-0321929LeningradD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. A Budo vs G Goldberg  1-0661932Leningrad ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. G Goldberg vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  0-1221932Leningrad ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
4. A Y Model vs G Goldberg 0-1251932Leningrad ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
5. Ragozin vs G Goldberg 1-0621932Leningrad ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
6. G Goldberg vs L Savitsky  1-0371932Leningrad ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Lisitsin vs G Goldberg  1-0281932Leningrad ChampionshipA15 English
8. G Goldberg vs G Miasoedov  1-0251932Leningrad ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
9. I Rabinovich vs G Goldberg  ½-½561932Leningrad ChampionshipA53 Old Indian
10. G Goldberg vs Botvinnik  ½-½621932Leningrad ChampionshipE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
11. Alatortsev vs G Goldberg 1-0481932Leningrad ChampionshipE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
12. G Goldberg vs Chekhover  1-0501932Leningrad ChampionshipE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
13. G Goldberg vs Ragozin  0-1401936Leningrad-chE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
14. G Goldberg vs Levenfish  ½-½641936Leningrad-chD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Ragozin vs G Goldberg 0-1451936Leningrad-chE17 Queen's Indian
16. Levenfish vs G Goldberg  1-0401936Leningrad-chE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
17. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs G Goldberg  0-1481936Leningrad-chB10 Caro-Kann
18. G Goldberg vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  0-1391936Leningrad-chD04 Queen's Pawn Game
19. Konstantinopolsky vs G Goldberg  ½-½211940URS-sfB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
20. G Goldberg vs Chekhover  1-0401940URS-sfD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. M Stolberg vs G Goldberg  1-0621940URS-sfA25 English
22. G Goldberg vs Dus Chotimirsky 1-0331944URS-ch sfA16 English
23. Flohr vs G Goldberg  1-0311944Ch URS (1/2 final)E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
24. Boleslavsky vs G Goldberg 1-0191945USSR ChampionshipC71 Ruy Lopez
25. Koblents vs G Goldberg  0-1491945USSR ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-31-05  InfinityCircuit: He was one of the seconds for the 1933 Flohr-Botvinnik match.

He also had quite a good record against Chekhover.

And Honza is right, I believe.

Jan-31-05  euripides: there are some interesting variations as well ... shut up Euripides
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  GrahamClayton: <InfinityCircuit>He was one of the seconds for the 1933 Flohr-Botvinnik match.

Goldberg was also Botvinnik's second for his World Championship matches in the 1950's.

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