Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Gennadij Timoscenko
G Timoscenko 

Number of games in database: 1,487
Years covered: 1961 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2457
Highest rating achieved in database: 2555
Overall record: +580 -222 =684 (62.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (83) 
    E92 E94 E81 E91 E97
 Sicilian (66) 
    B92 B84 B62 B33 B90
 Modern Benoni (58) 
    A57 A58 A70 A56 A61
 Grunfeld (53) 
    D85 D87 D86 D78 D97
 Nimzo Indian (48) 
    E32 E41 E39 E34 E38
 Ruy Lopez (43) 
    C92 C84 C95 C78 C96
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (167) 
    B33 B90 B22 B42 B43
 King's Indian (109) 
    E92 E62 E94 E81 E77
 Ruy Lopez (66) 
    C92 C91 C84 C99 C69
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (45) 
    C92 C91 C99 C84 C93
 Queen's Gambit Declined (33) 
    D31 D37 D35 D30
 Slav (31) 
    D12 D10 D14 D19 D11
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Pokojowczyk vs G Timoscenko, 1979 0-1
   G Timoscenko vs M Kolcak, 1994 1-0
   G Timoscenko vs Karpov, 1967 1-0
   Z Zhang vs G Timoscenko, 2002 1/2-1/2
   Ivanchuk vs G Timoscenko, 1987 0-1
   I Veinger vs G Timoscenko, 1998 0-1
   V Yurmaev vs G Timoscenko, 1980 1/2-1/2
   G Timoscenko vs I E Shliahtin, 1990 1-0
   G Timoscenko vs A Elfert, 2011 1-0
   G Timoscenko vs V E Kozlov, 1976 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rubinstein Memorial (1976)
   Helsinki (1986)
   URS-ch48 sf Krasnoyarsk (1980)
   Agzamov Memorial (1987)
   16th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1992)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   GMA World Cup Open (1988)
   Oberwart Open (1994)
   Padua Open (1998)
   European Seniors Championship (2011)
   Oberwart Open (1995)
   Rubinstein Memorial (1979)
   Metz Open (1998)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   USSR First League, Ashkhabad, 1978 by Phony Benoni
   benko, zairsev by salamunalaik

   🏆 World Senior Teams +50
   G Timoscenko vs M Schoeneberg (Mar-04-15) 1-0
   Uhlmann vs G Timoscenko (Mar-03-15) 0-1
   G Timoscenko vs T Paehtz Sr (Mar-02-15) 1-0
   R M McKay vs G Timoscenko (Mar-01-15) 1/2-1/2
   R Tischbierek vs G Timoscenko (Feb-28-15) 1/2-1/2

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Gennadij Timoscenko
Search Google for Gennadij Timoscenko
FIDE player card for Gennadij Timoscenko

(born Apr-27-1949, 74 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Slovakia)
[what is this?]

Gennadij Timoscenko was born in Chelyabinsk. He was awarded the IM title in 1976 and the GM title in 1980. In tournaments he was 1st at Polanica Zdroj 1976, 1st at Varna 1977, 1st at Slupsk 1979, 1st= at Helsinki 1986 and 5th= at Plovdiv 1988. In 1989 he won the Keres memorial, sharing 1st place with Lembit Oll and Jaan Ehlvest.

Wikipedia article: Gennadij Timoscenko

Last updated: 2021-10-30 18:11:15

 page 1 of 60; games 1-25 of 1,487  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Timoscenko vs Karpov 0-1531961RUS-ch JuniorsC10 French
2. G Timoscenko vs M Steinberg  0-1451966MoscowC07 French, Tarrasch
3. G Timoscenko vs Karpov  0-1451966URS-ch U18C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. N Rashkovsky vs G Timoscenko  0-1331966URS-chTA07 King's Indian Attack
5. G Timoscenko vs I Figler  ½-½311966URS-chTD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
6. G Timoscenko vs A Melnikov  1-0391966URS-chTC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. V Kirpichnikov vs G Timoscenko  0-1491966URS-chTB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
8. G Timoscenko vs E Shutrov  ½-½291966URS-chTB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
9. P Viner vs G Timoscenko  0-1451966URS-chTE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
10. G Timoscenko vs S Mironov  1-0571966URS-chTB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
11. M Dvoretzky vs G Timoscenko 1-0391966URS-chTA25 English
12. G Timoscenko vs Karpov 1-054196701, MoscowC24 Bishop's Opening
13. Spassky vs G Timoscenko 1-0381967RUS SpartakiadD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. G Timoscenko vs V Shtukaturkin  1-0241967RUS SpartakiadB06 Robatsch
15. S Zhukhovitsky vs G Timoscenko  1-0381967RUS SpartakiadA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
16. Y Kotkov vs G Timoscenko  0-1601967RUS SpartakiadB33 Sicilian
17. Tseshkovsky vs G Timoscenko  ½-½321968URS-ch U26C62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
18. Kupreichik vs G Timoscenko 1-0271968URSC02 French, Advance
19. M Podgaets vs G Timoscenko  0-1321968URS-ch U26B33 Sicilian
20. B A Zlotnik vs G Timoscenko  0-1451969URS-ch Young MastersB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. G Timoscenko vs Gulko ½-½551969URS-ch Young MastersC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
22. G Timoscenko vs Ljubojevic  0-1611969URS-YUG U18B56 Sicilian
23. G Timoscenko vs Timman 1-01231969Vilnius JuniorsC07 French, Tarrasch
24. G Timoscenko vs S Kupka  ½-½341969Vilnius JuniorsB03 Alekhine's Defense
25. G Timoscenko vs A Butnorius 0-1421969Vilnius JuniorsC45 Scotch Game
 page 1 of 60; games 1-25 of 1,487  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Timoscenko wins | Timoscenko loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Is Gennadi Timoshchenko related to Georgy Timoshenko. Is the spelling difference significant?
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <Is the spelling difference significant?> Yes, it is. Both surnames are similar but not same.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Honza> They are not related then? I thought it might be down to the English translation of the name.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <Benzol> Almost certainly they are not related. Both are Ukrainians (although Gennadi Timoshchenko has now a citizenship of Slovakia) and their surnames are very similar but it is just a coincidence.

By the way, since 1995 Gennadi Timoshchenko is as a Slovak player listed in FIDE register as "Gennadij Timoscenko" which is a Slovak (as well as Czech) phonetic transliteration of his name, of course without diacritical marks. See

Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Honza> OK, thanks mate. His picture looks like he's just come inside from somewhere very cold as his nose and lips are very red.
Apr-26-06  BIDMONFA: Gennadi Timoshchenko


Jun-21-06  Karpyan: At one stage he was Kasparov's trainer along with Alexander Nikitin
Apr-27-09  WhiteRook48: why are all his notable games with black?
Mar-17-10  wordfunph: GM Gennady Timoshchenko studied a database of 150,000 games and came to the conclusion that BxN often makes sense in the opening because a Knight is simply the more useful piece then.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Yesterday in Thessaloniki, Greece he placed 3rd in the European senior championship 2010:

Apr-27-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy birthday, GM Timoshchenko!


Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Timoshchenko!
Apr-27-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Gennadi Timoshchenko.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.
  8. Do not degrade Chessgames or any of it's staff/volunteers.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.

NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific player only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2023, Chessgames Services LLC