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Vladimir Grigorevich Kirillov
Number of games in database: 59
Years covered: 1929 to 1968
Overall record: +15 -28 =16 (39.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A07 King's Indian Attack (4 games)
D30 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation (2 games)
C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed (2 games)
E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5 (2 games)
A25 English (2 games)
C01 French, Exchange (2 games)
B29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein (2 games)
B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical (2 games)
C80 Ruy Lopez, Open (2 games)

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(born Dec-12-1908, died 2001, 92 years old) Russia

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 59  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V G Kirillov vs N Grigoriev  1-0361929USSR ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
2. Panov vs V G Kirillov  0-1841931Ch URS (1/2 final)A07 King's Indian Attack
3. V G Kirillov vs N Grigoriev 1-0181931Ch URS (1/2 final)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
4. P Romanovsky vs V G Kirillov  ½-½511931Ch URS (1/2 final)A04 Reti Opening
5. V G Kirillov vs Rauzer  ½-½361931USSR ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
6. V G Kirillov vs Lisitsin  1-0321931USSR ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
7. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs V G Kirillov 0-1421931USSR ChampionshipB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
8. V G Kirillov vs N Sorokin  ½-½391931USSR ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
9. Kasparian vs V G Kirillov  0-1331931USSR ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. V G Kirillov vs Goglidze  0-1391931USSR ChampionshipB83 Sicilian
11. A Budo vs V G Kirillov  0-1341931USSR ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. V G Kirillov vs I Mazel  0-1231931USSR ChampionshipC00 French Defense
13. V Sozin vs V G Kirillov  ½-½501931USSR ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
14. V G Kirillov vs Alatortsev  ½-½741931USSR ChampionshipA25 English
15. B Verlinsky vs V G Kirillov  1-0341931USSR ChampionshipE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
16. V G Kirillov vs Kan  0-1681931USSR ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
17. Zamikhovsky vs V G Kirillov  0-1351931USSR ChampionshipE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
18. V G Kirillov vs F Bohatirchuk  0-1701931USSR ChampionshipD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
19. M Yudovich Sr. vs V G Kirillov  ½-½341931USSR ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
20. V G Kirillov vs Botvinnik 0-1321931USSR ChampionshipA34 English, Symmetrical
21. Riumin vs V G Kirillov  0-1301931USSR ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
22. B Verlinsky vs V G Kirillov  1-0341933USSR ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
23. V G Kirillov vs P Romanovsky  0-1431933USSR ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Kan vs V G Kirillov  1-0321933USSR ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
25. V G Kirillov vs Alatortsev 0-1171933USSR ChampionshipA25 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-21-07  vaevictis: Anybody know about this player?

I'm interested in him because of his game against Smyslov in 1940 during the Torpedo Club Championship in Moscow.

I understand the Torpedo Club is a football club in Moscow, interesting that they had a chess tournament.

Feb-24-07  vaevictis: Anybody have any information about this player?
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  brankat: Born a hundred years to a day!

Happy Birthday Mr.Kirillov!

There was a "Torpedo Chess Club" in Moscow at the time. Names like Torpedo, Dynamo, Spartacus ... were very common for various sports, and chess organizations. And, still are.

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