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Grigory Helbach
Number of games in database: 32
Years covered: 1891 to 1909

Overall record: +4 -17 =11 (29.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C70 C66 C84 C67 C77
With the Black pieces:
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   NN vs G Helbach, 1891 0-1

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   All Russian Amateur (1909)

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(born Jan-13-1863, died Aug-03-1930, 67 years old) Russia

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 32  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. NN vs G Helbach 0-1231891St Petersburg corrC55 Two Knights Defense
2. G Helbach vs Chigorin 0-12818991st All-Russian-ch MajorD00 Queen's Pawn Game
3. P A Evtifeev vs G Helbach 1-0631905St. PetersburgA22 English
4. V Omeliansky vs G Helbach  ½-½481905St. PetersburgC41 Philidor Defense
5. Salwe vs G Helbach  1-0451905St. PetersburgC28 Vienna Game
6. G Helbach vs S Izbinsky  0-1551905St PetersburgB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. S Levitsky vs G Helbach  1-0261905St. PetersburgB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. G Helbach vs K Rosenkrantz ½-½491905St. PetersburgC49 Four Knights
9. B Maliutin vs G Helbach  ½-½821905St PetersburgC33 King's Gambit Accepted
10. G Helbach vs A Romanovsky  ½-½511905St. PetersburgC77 Ruy Lopez
11. G Helbach vs Dus Chotimirsky  ½-½781905St PetersburgB32 Sicilian
12. E Talvik vs G Helbach  1-0261905St. PetersburgC53 Giuoco Piano
13. G Helbach vs Rubinstein 0-13619064th All Russian TournamentC11 French
14. B Blumenfeld vs G Helbach 1-01519064th All Russian TournamentC45 Scotch Game
15. G Helbach vs Alapin  1-03119064th All Russian TournamentC11 French
16. Znosko-Borovsky vs G Helbach  1-0411906St Petersburg itD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. S F Lebedev vs G Helbach 0-1481909All Russian AmateurD00 Queen's Pawn Game
18. G Helbach vs Viakhirev  ½-½681909All Russian AmateurB20 Sicilian
19. K Rosenkrantz vs G Helbach  1-0301909All Russian AmateurC10 French
20. G Helbach vs Rotlewi 0-1151909All Russian AmateurB01 Scandinavian
21. D Daniuszewski vs G Helbach  ½-½501909All Russian AmateurD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. G Helbach vs B Maliutin  ½-½151909All Russian AmateurC67 Ruy Lopez
23. S Izbinsky vs G Helbach  1-0371909All Russian AmateurC41 Philidor Defense
24. G Helbach vs A Chepurnov  0-1621909All Russian AmateurB01 Scandinavian
25. P A Evtifeev vs G Helbach 0-1681909All Russian AmateurD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-30-04  Knight13: I guess I am the only one who knows this guy.
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  lostemperor: How do you know him?
Apr-24-08  Sem: Helbach (Russia) 1863 - 1930. Thanks boys, thanks Google, now I know him too.
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  Calli: I still have him as Gelbach. For some reason, the Germans often change a Russian G to an H. Helbach/Gelbach can be seen in the 1909 St. Pete album standing 3rd from the right
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  whiteshark: <Calli: <For some reason, the Germans often change a Russian G to an H.>>

Quite the reverse is true: There is no 'H' in Cyrillic and so they use a G instead. :D

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  Calli: Right, like when my girlfriend asked whether the jeans made her ass look big, I said no, her ass made the jeans look small. ;-}
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  whiteshark: Here's a photo of him from "St. Petersburg chess tournament 1906" book:
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  perfidious: This player went to Hel and Bach.
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  Fusilli: <perfidious> Here's the first part of that trip:

B Blumenfeld vs G Helbach, 1906

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