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Oleg Dementiev
O Dementiev 
Number of games in database: 77
Years covered: 1968 to 1981
Overall record: +16 -23 =38 (45.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-30-1938, died Nov-15-1991, 53 years old) Russia

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Oleg Ivanovich Dementiev was awarded the Soviet Master of Sports title in 1965. He won the RSFSR Championship in 1971, shared with Valery I Zilberstein.

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Last updated: 2018-05-09 06:34:57

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 77  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Dementiev vs Furman  ½-½311968URS-ch Armed ForcesC16 French, Winawer
2. Lutikov vs O Dementiev  1-0641968URS-ch Armed ForcesD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Furman vs O Dementiev  1-0381969LeningradD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. Vaganian vs O Dementiev 1-0241970URS Army-ch FinalD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. O Dementiev vs Klovans  1-0501970URS Army-ch FinalD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Averkin vs O Dementiev  0-1421970Russian ChampionshipE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
7. Karpov vs O Dementiev  ½-½141970Russian ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
8. O Dementiev vs Balashov  ½-½301970USSR ChampionshipE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
9. Podgaets vs O Dementiev  ½-½211970USSR ChampionshipE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
10. O Dementiev vs Bagirov  0-1421970USSR ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
11. I A Zaitsev vs O Dementiev 1-0201970USSR ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. O Dementiev vs Vaganian  ½-½211970USSR ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. V Mikenas vs O Dementiev  1-0581970USSR ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
14. O Dementiev vs Tukmakov  ½-½471970USSR ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. Stein vs O Dementiev  ½-½401970USSR ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
16. O Dementiev vs V Karasev  1-0331970USSR ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
17. Tseitlin vs O Dementiev  ½-½431970USSR ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
18. O Dementiev vs Liberzon  ½-½321970USSR ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
19. Korchnoi vs O Dementiev  ½-½591970USSR ChampionshipD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. O Dementiev vs Averbakh  1-0451970USSR ChampionshipB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
21. I Platonov vs O Dementiev  0-1351970USSR ChampionshipE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
22. O Dementiev vs Karpov 1-0331970USSR ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
23. O Dementiev vs Gipslis  ½-½161970USSR ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
24. V Doroshkievich vs O Dementiev  ½-½271970USSR ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
25. O Dementiev vs Kholmov  1-0621970USSR ChampionshipB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
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Mar-26-05  offramp: Crazy name. Crazy guy!
May-05-09  waustad: Any relation to the tennis player?
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  Chessical: Trainer of Arshak B Petrosian
Apr-24-15  zanzibar: Somebody should notify <Chessbase> that this Dementiev died in 1991.

It might explain the quirky player profile with a 700 rating points drop:

Discusses this in more detail.

Jul-17-21  ndg2: <Chessical: Trainer of Arshak B Petrosian>. Not only him, but also Vladimir Akopian, according to this article (

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