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Vladlen Yakovlevich Zurakhov
Number of games in database: 64
Years covered: 1952 to 1968
Highest rating achieved in database: 2415

Overall record: +15 -15 =34 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C75 C70 C97 C81 C65
 Sicilian (6) 
    B65 B28 B32 B60 B64
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C90 C95 C99 C97
 French Defense (4) 
    C11 C12 C16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (10) 
    B56 B67 B31 B51 B89
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956 1-0
   V Zurakhov vs Tolush, 1956 1-0
   V Zurakhov vs Zamikhovsky, 1959 1-0
   V Zurakhov vs Korchnoi, 1956 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1956)

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(born May-19-1930, died 1991, 61 years old) Russia

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Vladlen Yakovlevich Zurakhov was Ukrainian champion in 1952. Awarded USSR Master of Sports title in 1954. Played in Ukraine championship 10 times starting in 1949, winning the title in 1952. Kiev champion in 1957 and 1959. Champion of the Voluntary Sports Society "Avangard", 1958. Chemical engineer.

Last updated: 2017-08-14 21:19:33

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 64  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Zurakhov vs Korchnoi 0-1401952MinskA80 Dutch
2. V Zurakhov vs Ragozin 1-0781954URS-ch sfC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
3. Spassky vs V Zurakhov 1-0301954URS-ch sfB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
4. V Zurakhov vs Zamikhovsky 1-0611954URS-ch sfD36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2
5. V Zurakhov vs Kholmov  ½-½521954URS-ch sfC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
6. L Shamkovich vs V Zurakhov  ½-½421954URS-ch sfA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
7. V Zurakhov vs Taimanov  ½-½321954URS-ch sfC70 Ruy Lopez
8. Lutikov vs V Zurakhov  0-1541954URS-ch sfB25 Sicilian, Closed
9. V Zurakhov vs Nezhmetdinov 0-140195414th RSFSR ChC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
10. Tal vs V Zurakhov  ½-½271955RigaC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
11. Tal vs V Zurakhov ½-½391955LAT-RSFSRC19 French, Winawer, Advance
12. V Zurakhov vs Boleslavsky 1-01151955URS-ch sfB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
13. Y Sakharov vs V Zurakhov  1-0401956Tbilisi f-USSR chA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
14. V Zurakhov vs Korchnoi  ½-½291956TbilisiC12 French, McCutcheon
15. V Zurakhov vs S Khalilbeili  ½-½441956Tbilisi f-USSR chB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
16. Gufeld vs V Zurakhov  ½-½311956Tbilisi f-USSR chB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
17. Polugaevsky vs V Zurakhov  ½-½171956Ch URS (1/2 final)D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
18. T Giorgadze vs V Zurakhov  ½-½221956Tbilisi f-USSR chB56 Sicilian
19. V Zurakhov vs Koblents 1-0801956URS-ch sfC11 French
20. Antoshin vs V Zurakhov  ½-½181956Tbilisi f-USSR chE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
21. V Zurakhov vs Gurgenidze  0-1601956Tbilisi f-USSR chE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
22. V Zurakhov vs Y Kotkov  ½-½411956Tbilisi f-USSR chB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
23. V Zurakhov vs A Buslaev  ½-½191956Tbilisi f-USSR chC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
24. Petrosian vs V Zurakhov 1-0291956Ch URS (1/2 final)D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
25. J Yuchtman vs V Zurakhov  ½-½171956Tbilisi f-USSR chB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-04-06  DCP23: The name Vladlen means VLADimir LENin.
Dec-13-15  zydeco: Who was this guy? He played in the finals of the Soviet Championship once and only once, finished very respectably in the middle of the pack, beating Tal, Tolush, and Simagin, and apparently was never heard from again. Does anybody know anything about him?
Jun-12-16  siggemannen: Yes, what happened with this guy?
Jul-25-17  Eagle41257: Vladlen Yakovlevich Zurakhov (1930 - 1991) - Soviet chess player, USSR master of sports since 1954. Chemical engineer. Since 1949, played in the championship of the Ukraine 10 times, in 1952 he won the title of champion, in 1961 he tied for 5-6th place. He successfully performed in the championships of the RSFSR, 1954 - 3rd, 1955 - 4th, 1956 - 5th-9th place. He played twice in the finals of the USSR championship: XXIII - 9th place; XXXV 64-68. In 1957 and 1959 he was the champion of Kiev. Champion of the Voluntary Sports Society "Avangard", 1958.
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