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Yuri Nikolaevich Sakharov
Number of games in database: 191
Years covered: 1948 to 1979

Overall record: +53 -73 =65 (44.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (26) 
    B45 B27 B54 B69 B22
 French Defense (9) 
    C05 C04 C18 C16 C17
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C67 C81 C98 C91 C79
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (6) 
    B60 B69 B67 B64
 English (6) 
    A17 A19 A16
 French Tarrasch (5) 
    C05 C04
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B97 B92 B62 B32 B23
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B97 B92 B93 B91
 Semi-Slav (8) 
    D45 D48 D46 D43
 Slav (8) 
    D17 D18 D13 D11 D10
 King's Indian (7) 
    E92 E66 E69 E86 E91
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C76 C74 C77 C73
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Y Sakharov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1957 1-0
   Y Sakharov vs Cherepkov, 1969 1-0
   L Shamkovich vs Y Sakharov, 1960 0-1
   Tal vs Y Sakharov, 1969 1/2-1/2
   Y Sakharov vs S V Levitsky, 1960 1-0
   Y Sakharov vs Stein, 1965 1-0
   A Buslaev vs Y Sakharov, 1956 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USSR Championship (1965)
   USSR Championship (1967)
   USSR Championship 1968/69 (1968)
   USSR Championship 1964/65 (1964)
   USSR Championship (1960)

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(born Sep-18-1922, died Sep-26-1981, 59 years old) Ukraine

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Yuri Nikolaevich Sakharov was awarded the Master title in 1956 and the IMC title in 1971. He was Ukrainian champion in 1966 and 1968, and was 6th in the USSR Championship of 1967. He passed away in Kiev in 1981.

Wikipedia article: Yuri Sakharov

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 191  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Yudovich Sr. vs Y Sakharov  1-02519481st Soviet Team-ch finalD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
2. Korchnoi vs Y Sakharov  1-0301949URS-ch qfD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. Ragozin vs Y Sakharov  1-0301950URS-ch sfC77 Ruy Lopez
4. Y Sakharov vs J Vatnikov 1-0271950URS-ch sfC58 Two Knights
5. Korchnoi vs Y Sakharov 1-0281951Chigorin MemorialB57 Sicilian
6. T Giorgadze vs Y Sakharov  ½-½571956Tbilisi f-USSR chB07 Pirc
7. Y Sakharov vs Petrosian 0-1421956Ch URS (1/2 final)C16 French, Winawer
8. Antoshin vs Y Sakharov  0-1371956Tbilisi f-USSR chD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
9. Y Sakharov vs V Zurakhov  1-0401956Tbilisi f-USSR chA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
10. Y Sakharov vs Y Kotkov  ½-½581956Tbilisi f-USSR chC18 French, Winawer
11. Gurgenidze vs Y Sakharov 1-0361956Tbilisi f-USSR chA07 King's Indian Attack
12. A Buslaev vs Y Sakharov  0-1261956Tbilisi f-USSR chD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. Y Sakharov vs Polugaevsky ½-½511956Ch URS (1/2 final)E87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
14. Y Sakharov vs Gufeld 0-1411956Tbilisi f-USSR chB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
15. Korchnoi vs Y Sakharov  1-0541956TbilisiD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Tal vs Y Sakharov ½-½391956TbilisiD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. S Khalilbeili vs Y Sakharov  ½-½161956Tbilisi f-USSR chD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. Y Sakharov vs Chukaev  ½-½181956Tbilisi f-USSR chB54 Sicilian
19. J Yuchtman vs Y Sakharov  0-1351956Tbilisi f-USSR chA07 King's Indian Attack
20. Y Sakharov vs Furman  0-1361956Tbilisi f-USSR chC18 French, Winawer
21. Kasparian vs Y Sakharov 1-0371956Tbilisi f-USSR chC00 French Defense
22. Y Sakharov vs Koblents  ½-½411956URS-ch sfB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
23. J Yuchtman vs Y Sakharov 1-0451956URS-ch sfC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
24. Dzindzichashvili vs Y Sakharov 1-0191957USSRB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. Y Sakharov vs Nezhmetdinov 1-0431957Match Russia - UkraineA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 191  PGN Download
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Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: he also served as head coach of Ukrainian youth team, rest in peace IMC Sakharov..
Sep-18-13  Nosnibor: There is something wrong with the bio details.In the USSR Championship of 1967 he only finished 10th and not 6th ,but this may have been confused with 1965 when he finished with his best result placing 7th.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: R.I.P. Sakharov.
Oct-29-14  ljfyffe: Sakharov was part of the Soviet team that won
CC Olympiad VI of 1968-72.
Oct-29-14  ljfyffe: Also, CC Olympiad VII, 1972-76, won by Soviets.
Dec-03-15  ljfyffe: In the1973-77 ICCF World Cup I Final Sakharov
scored 7 points out of a possible 14 to finish in 7th place.
Dec-08-16  stanleys: A pic of him -
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  Stonehenge: <Nosnibor>


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