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Isakas Vistaneckis
Number of games in database: 76
Years covered: 1930 to 1968

Overall record: +16 -42 =18 (32.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E38 E47 E51 E50
 King's Indian (4) 
    E79 E77 E81 E86
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    D02 A46 A45
With the Black pieces:
 Orthodox Defense (7) 
    D50 D52 D62 D61 D51
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E53 E31 E23 E42 E32
 French Defense (4) 
    C15 C10 C11 C07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Vistaneckis vs Grob, 1936 1-0
   I Vistaneckis vs Vladimir Petrov, 1942 1-0
   V Saigin vs I Vistaneckis, 1968 0-1
   R Krogius vs I Vistaneckis, 1935 0-1

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   Sverdlovsk 1942 National Tournament by jessicafischerqueen

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(born Sep-29-1910, died Dec-30-2000, 90 years old) Lithuania (federation/nationality Israel)

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Born in Marijampolė, Lithuania, he was an IMC. Aka Itzhak Vistanietzki.

Wikipedia article: Isakas Vistaneckis

Last updated: 2017-09-29 08:30:33

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 76  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Vistaneckis vs H Wagner  0-1411930Hamburg OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
2. I Vistaneckis vs J van den Bosch  ½-½311930Hamburg OlympiadB23 Sicilian, Closed
3. E Eliskases vs I Vistaneckis  1-0261930Hamburg OlympiadD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. J Rejfir vs I Vistaneckis  1-0491930Hamburg OlympiadD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. I Vistaneckis vs V Mikenas  1-0321931Baltic congress Master tournamentB08 Pirc, Classical
6. I Vistaneckis vs A Vajda  0-1201931Prague OlympiadA51 Budapest Gambit
7. M Feigin vs I Vistaneckis 1-0361931Prague OlympiadE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
8. A Gromer vs I Vistaneckis 1-0191931Prague OlympiadC10 French
9. I Vistaneckis vs K Kullberg  0-1281931Prague OlympiadA84 Dutch
10. I Vistaneckis vs W Winter  ½-½221931Prague OlympiadB15 Caro-Kann
11. M Romi vs I Vistaneckis  0-1431931Prague OlympiadD02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. K Ruben vs I Vistaneckis  1-0321931Prague OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
13. I Vistaneckis vs M Engelmann  1-0371933Folkestone ol (Men)E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
14. I Vistaneckis vs J Rejfir  ½-½241933OlympiadE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
15. I Vistaneckis vs Fine 0-1361933OlympiadE77 King's Indian
16. I Vistaneckis vs A Muffang  0-1401935OlympiadD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. P Trifunovic vs I Vistaneckis  1-0511935OlympiadA27 English, Three Knights System
18. R Krogius vs I Vistaneckis 0-1581935OlympiadC07 French, Tarrasch
19. Jacobo Bolbochan vs I Vistaneckis  ½-½301935OlympiadC15 French, Winawer
20. V Winz vs I Vistaneckis  1-0391935OlympiadD00 Queen's Pawn Game
21. C H Alexander vs I Vistaneckis  0-1401935OlympiadA13 English
22. Opocensky vs I Vistaneckis  1-0611935OlympiadD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
23. Dake vs I Vistaneckis  1-0411935OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
24. P Trifunovic vs I Vistaneckis  1-0411936Munich OlympiadD62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
25. A Tsvetkov vs I Vistaneckis  0-1331936Munich OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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  whiteshark: <Itzhak Vistanietzki>

Birthdate 29-9-1910
Deceased 2001
Nationality ISR

Elo (historical) 2265
ICCF (27-12-2000) IMC

Born in Kapsukas, Lithuania.

Biographical: New In Chess 2000/7 (Afek)
Obituary: New In Chess 2001/1

Olympiad team Lithuania 1930-1933-1936-1937.


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  Tabanus: Hmmm.

The style of biography writing is constantly developing. It's really hard to keep track.

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  whiteshark: Hey <Tabanus>! I saw your more detailed biographies of lesser known players over the last few weeks and have been inspired by them to do it likewise. :D
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  Tabanus: <whiteshark> Grab one of those before it's too late. If I'm not sued, my next will be

GM Yury Piskov :D

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  whiteshark: <Tab> Who shall sue you and wherefore?

If I come to a player's page I'm glad to find some first personal information on him/her. There's nothing wrong with that! NO WAY!


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  Tabanus: <whiteshark> Agreed,

I do get scared sometimes by the warnings everywhere, "may be copyrighted", well everything for the cause :D

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  whiteshark: <Tabanus> Aren't we both scientists?

Proper quoting, source citation and all's well!

That's the way I see it. :D

Sep-29-13  Kikoman: <Player of the Day>

R.I.P. Sir Isakas Vistaneckis.

Sep-29-13  BIDMONFA: Isakas Vistaneckis


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  Penguincw: R.I.P. <POTD>: Isakas Vistaneckis.
Sep-29-17  faulty: At the time I. Vistaneckis was born, the town was called the way it is called today - Marijampolė (7th largest city in Lithuania, population about 50,000). The name Kapsukas (after a Soviet leader) was only used during the Soviet occupation (roughly 1950-1989). I. Vistaneckis was a tough positional player. but when he went on an attack, he could do it like crazy. When Lithuanian SSR team won some European correspondence championship in 1975, Vistaneckis was playing at board two, and he scored 8.5/9 against strong opposition. If I can find, I'll post a few of his correspondence games (if anyone's interested). And he was a very nice man.
May-13-18  hemy: Brilliant game of Vistaneckis played on the 2nd board of Lithuanian team on European Correspondence Team Cup “Wilhelm Eberhardt,” 1963–71 :

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[Date "1968.??."]
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[White "Saigin, WS."]
[Black "Vistaneckis, J."]
[Result "0-1"]
[BlackElo "-"]
[Classes "0"]
[ECO "E53"]
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[WhiteElo "-"]
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[ID "12379818"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O Nbd7 8. a3 Ba5 9. Bd2 a6 10. Ne5 Bb6 11. cd5 cd4 12. ed4 Bd4 13. Nf7 Rf7 14. de6 Rf8 15. ed7 Bd7 16. Ne2 Ba7 17. h3 Bc6 18. Bc4 Kh8 19. Ng3 Qc7 20. Qb3 Ng4 21. hg4 Rf3 22. Nf5 Rb3 23. Bb3 Qb6 0-1

Vistaneckis played on the 2nd board of the Lithuanian team that won the 'Europe Cup' “Wilhelm Eberhardt,” 1963–71 correspondence chess tournament.

Oct-16-19  hemy: Position after move 20. Qb3 (Saigin - Vistaneckis, 1968):

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20. ... Ng4! 21. hg4 Rf3! 22. Nf5 Rb3 23. Bb3 Qb6 0-1

It was published in "Chess combinations, anthology", third edition, Belgrade, 2005, (diagram 1153, page 207).

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  Chessdreamer: Game fragment from unofficial olympiad Munich 1936, round 14, 26th August

Stefano Rosselli del Turco vs. Vistaneckis

Black to play

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68...d3 69.Kxd3 Rxc2 70.Kxc2 Nd4+ 71.Kd3 Nxb5 72.f4 g4 73.Kc4 Nc7 74.Kd4 Kf6 75.Ke3 Ne6 76.Kf2 Nd4 77.Kg2 Nf3 78.h3 Nd2 79.hxg4 hxg4 80.e5+ Kf5 81.Kf2 Ne4+ 82.Kg2 Nc5 83.Kf2 Ke4 84.Ke2 Ne6 85.Kf2 Nd4 0-1

-Kurt Richter: Schach Olympia München 1936, part 2, page 72

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