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USSR Championship Tournament

Artashes Minasian8.5/11(+7 -1 =3)[games]
Elmar Magerramov8.5/11(+6 -0 =5)[games]
Vladimir Epishin7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Sergey Kiselev7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Sergei Rublevsky7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Victor Bologan7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Vadim Ruban7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Alexander Graf7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Alexey Vyzmanavin7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Sergei Tiviakov6.5/11(+3 -1 =7)[games]
Andrei Kharlov6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
Alexey Shirov6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
Rafael Vaganian6.5/11(+5 -3 =3)[games]
Artur Frolov6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
Valery A Chekhov6/11(+3 -2 =6)[games]
Igor Novikov6/11(+1 -0 =10)[games]
Vladimir Akopian6/11(+2 -1 =8)[games]
Alexey Kuzmin6/11(+2 -1 =8)[games]
Michal Krasenkow6/11(+3 -2 =6)[games]
Vladimir Kramnik6/11(+2 -1 =8)[games]
Sergey Makarichev6/11(+2 -1 =8)[games]
Vladimir Malaniuk6/11(+3 -2 =6)[games]
Konstantin Aseev5.5/11(+3 -3 =5)[games]
Maxim Sorokin5.5/11(+3 -3 =5)[games]
Alexander Shabalov5.5/11(+3 -3 =5)[games]
Aleksey Dreev5.5/11(+2 -2 =7)[games]
Ildar Ibragimov5.5/11(+3 -3 =5)[games]
Yury Dokhoian5.5/11(+1 -1 =9)[games]
Oleg Nikolenko5.5/11(+2 -2 =7)[games]
Grigory Serper5.5/11(+2 -2 =7)[games]
Evgeny Sveshnikov5.5/11(+1 -1 =9)[games]
Yuri Yakovich5.5/11(+4 -4 =3)[games]
* (65 players total; 33 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
USSR Championship (1991)

The last championship of the Wikipedia article: Soviet Union. Minasian won this Swiss-style tournament on tiebreak over Elmar Magerramov.

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 352  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bagirov vs V Eingorn  ½-½151991USSR ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
2. A Shneider vs Bagirov  0-1391991USSR ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
3. Yakovich vs Bagirov  ½-½141991USSR ChampionshipC41 Philidor Defense
4. M Ulybin vs Bagirov  ½-½661991USSR ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
5. Bagirov vs Yudasin  ½-½201991USSR ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
6. N Rashkovsky vs Bagirov  ½-½311991USSR ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. Chekhov vs Bagirov  1-0461991USSR ChampionshipD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. Bagirov vs Dvoirys  ½-½421991USSR ChampionshipD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
9. Krasenkow vs Bagirov  ½-½171991USSR ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. Bagirov vs E Magerramov  ½-½251991USSR ChampionshipA14 English
11. Bagirov vs Sveshnikov  ½-½171991USSR ChampionshipA13 English
12. Balashov vs A Budnikov  ½-½341991USSR ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
13. B Kantsler vs Balashov  1-0571991USSR ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
14. A Panchenko vs Balashov  ½-½201991USSR ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
15. Balashov vs Brodsky  1-0311991USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. J Meister vs Balashov  ½-½431991USSR ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
17. Balashov vs Savon  1-0431991USSR ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
18. M Sorokin vs Balashov ½-½141991USSR ChampionshipC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
19. Balashov vs S Kiselev  0-1221991USSR ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
20. Balashov vs P Korzubov  1-0611991USSR ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
21. Balashov vs I Naumkin 0-1481991USSR ChampionshipC19 French, Winawer, Advance
22. Yudasin vs Balashov  ½-½481991USSR ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. Kharlov vs Dreev ½-½181991USSR ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
24. Dreev vs Chekhov  1-0441991USSR ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. A Kuzmin vs Dreev  ½-½111991USSR ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-12-22  Helios727: The USSR championships seem to have the highest drawing percentages (50%-68%) of tournaments. Is this because the Soviets were trained to play defensively?

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