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Alex Janushkowsky
  
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Years covered: 1961 to 1964


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ALEX JANUSHKOWSKY
(born Feb-22-1920, died Feb-09-2010, 89 years old) Belarus (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Dr. Alexander Janushkowsky was born in Vitebsk in present day Belarus. He and his wife fled the Soviet Union during World War II, eventually settling in Sacramento, California where he had a distinguished career as a family practitioner. Dr. Janushkowsky was an active player from roughly 1950-1970, and a five-time champion of the Capitol City Chess Club in Sacramento.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Janushkowsky vs E Lien 1-016196162nd US OpenB03 Alekhine's Defense
2. Fischer vs A Janushkowsky 1-0291964Clock simul, 10bC52 Evans Gambit
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-29-10
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  GrahamClayton: Dr. Alex Janushkowksy, five-time champion of the Capitol City Chess Club in Sacramento, died February 9th 2010 at the age of 87 of cancer. Born in 1922 in Vitebsk in present day Belarus, Janushkowsky was the son of an officer in the Russian czar's army who was executed by the Soviets in 1937. He and his wife fled the Soviet Union during World War 2 and ended up as doctors in a displaced persons camp. The International Red Cross helped them to settle in California and not long after he began a distinguished career as a family practitioner.

Janushkowksy was an active from roughly 1950-1970, playing in many Sacramento events, team competitions with other cities and in major events like the 1961 US Open held in San Francisco.

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