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Olga Rubtsova
O Rubtsova 
Photograph courtesy of ICCF.  
Number of games in database: 86
Years covered: 1936 to 1980

Overall record: +37 -30 =19 (54.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B86 B28 B90 B62 B99
 French Defense (4) 
    C13 C16 C07 C10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B22 B31 B63 B56 B43
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C61 C98 C82
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    D05 D04 D02 A40
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Rubtsova vs N Hruskova-Belska, 1950 1-0
   L Rudenko vs O Rubtsova, 1956 0-1
   O Rubtsova vs M Karff, 1950 1-0
   C Chaude de Silans vs O Rubtsova, 1949 1/2-1/2
   E Bykova vs O Rubtsova, 1956 1/2-1/2
   M T Mora Iturralde vs O Rubtsova, 1950 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Ohrid Interzonal (Women) (1971)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1956 World (women) chess championship by gauer
   0 -- 000 temp 49/50 WWCC by crawfb5
   1949-50 World (women) chess championship by gauer
   1971 Ohrid (women's) Interzonal by gauer

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(born Aug-20-1909, died Dec-13-1994, 85 years old) Russia
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Olga Nikolayevna Rubtsova was born in Moscow, Russia. She was awarded the titles of WIM in 1950, WGM in 1976 and IMC in 1973. She was Women's World Championship Challenger in 1949/50, and she won the Women's World Championship in 1956 and held it until 1958, when she lost to Elisaveta Bykova.

She was Women's World Correspondence Champion in 1972 and was 2nd in 1977. Her achievements also include the USSR Women's title which she won in 1927, 1931 and 1937. She is the only person to become World Champion in both over-the-board and correspondence chess. She was married to Isaak Mazel and Abram Borisovich Poliak. WGM Elena Fatalibekova is her daughter.

Wikipedia article: Olga Rubtsova

Last updated: 2019-03-14 07:27:05

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 86  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Rubtsova vs S Pimenov 0-1241936Trade Unions ChampionshipA98 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with Qc2
2. O Rubtsova vs M Yudovich Sr. 0-1241936Trade Unions ChampionshipE18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
3. D Rovner vs O Rubtsova  1-0411936Trade Unions ChampionshipA20 English
4. O Rubtsova vs V Gergenreder  ½-½491936Trade Unions ChampionshipD00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Panov vs O Rubtsova 1-0311936Trade Unions ChampionshipB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
6. A Konstantinopolsky vs O Rubtsova 1-0441936Trade Unions ChampionshipA15 English
7. S Belavenets vs O Rubtsova 1-0301936Trade Unions ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. O Rubtsova vs S Rozental 0-1361936Trade Unions Championship+D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. M Bonch-Osmolovsky vs O Rubtsova  0-153194424th Ch Moscow (qf-group F)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
10. C Chaude de Silans vs O Rubtsova ½-½541949World Championship (Women) 1949/50D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. O Rubtsova vs G Gresser  1-0431949World Championship (Women) 1949/50A28 English
12. E Bykova vs O Rubtsova 0-1411949World Championship (Women) 1949/50A07 King's Indian Attack
13. O Rubtsova vs E Keller-Herrmann  ½-½211949World Championship (Women) 1949/50B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
14. F Heemskerk vs O Rubtsova  1-0541949World Championship (Women) 1949/50D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. O Rubtsova vs I Larsen  1-0291949World Championship (Women) 1949/50B15 Caro-Kann
16. J Langos vs O Rubtsova 0-1391950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. O Rubtsova vs M Karff 1-0421950World Championship (Women) 1949/50B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
18. V Borisenko-Belova vs O Rubtsova 0-1611950World Championship (Women) 1949/50C98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
19. O Rubtsova vs E Tranmer  ½-½311950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. L Rudenko vs O Rubtsova 1-0581950World Championship (Women) 1949/50A22 English
21. M T Mora Iturralde vs O Rubtsova  0-1331950World Championship (Women) 1949/50C61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
22. O Rubtsova vs N Hruskova-Belska 1-0321950World Championship (Women) 1949/50C10 French
23. C Benini vs O Rubtsova ½-½761950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. O Rubtsova vs R Hermanowa  ½-½251950World Championship (Women) 1949/50D85 Grunfeld
25. A Ivanova vs O Rubtsova  0-1331955Candidate tournament (women)D94 Grunfeld
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Sep-04-08  myschkin: . . .

Bio (in German):

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  GrahamClayton: Photo:
May-18-12  wordfunph: Rubtsova won her last 11 games at the 2nd Women Candidates Tournament in Moscow 1955 to finish first with 15/19.
Aug-20-12  brankat: She retained a very high level of playing strength for almost 50 years! Remarkable.

R.I.P Mrs.Rubtsova.

Nov-17-14  ljfyffe: Rubtsova placed 3rd=, and 11th in 1984 and 1992 respectively. Equal first (2nd) in1977 Ladies World CC Championship.
Jul-18-15  ljfyffe: In 1968-1972, officially placed first.
In 1972-1977, officially placed second.
In 1978-1984, officially placed fifth.
In 1984-1992, officially placed eleventh.
Ladies World Correspondence Championship Finals.
Aug-20-16  thegoodanarchist: I hope her chess ability Rubtsova onto me...
Mar-13-19  technical win: <She was married to Isaak Mazel and WGM Elena Fatalibekova is her daughter.>

I doubt Maazel's paternity because he had died 18 months before the birth of his alleged daughter.

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