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Valery Atlas
Number of games in database: 144
Years covered: 1985 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2428 (2419 rapid, 2425 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503

Overall record: +33 -38 =72 (48.3%)*
   * 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:
 Sicilian (39) 
    B90 B58 B91 B30 B45
 French Defense (15) 
    C18 C11 C10 C16 C05
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
    B90 B91
 Sicilian Taimanov (8) 
    B45 B47 B46 B48
 French Winawer (8) 
    C18 C16
 French (6) 
    C11 C10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (27) 
    B81 B80 B82 B84 B91
 Sicilian Scheveningen (18) 
    B81 B80 B84 B82
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E17 E15 E12 E14
 Modern Benoni (8) 
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E38 E21 E20 E47
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
    A30 A35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Atlas vs S Tomezack, 2006 1-0
   V Atlas vs M Ruf, 1996 1-0
   V Atlas vs C Balogh, 2010 1/2-1/2
   V Atlas vs V Aristotelous, 2007 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Club Cup (2006)
   Ptuj Zonal (1995)
   Moscow Olympiad (1994)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)

   🏆 TCh-AUT 2021-22
   V Atlas vs F Blohberger (Apr-23-22) 1/2-1/2
   C Jepson vs V Atlas (Sep-24-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Atlas vs A Smith (Sep-23-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Kunin vs V Atlas (Sep-22-21) 1-0
   P Schreiner vs V Atlas (Sep-21-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-16-1968, 54 years old) Belarus (federation/nationality Austria)

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IM Valery Atlas. His twin brother is Dimitry Atlas.

Last updated: 2018-02-12 23:15:36

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 172  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Atlas vs A Nosenko  1-0401985URS-chT (Juniors)C05 French, Tarrasch
2. Sagalchik vs V Atlas  1-0501987Belarusian ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. V Atlas vs V Alekseev  1-0461987Belarusian ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
4. E Rajskij vs V Atlas  ½-½371987Belarusian ChampionshipE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
5. V Atlas vs Dautov  ½-½421987Belarusian ChampionshipC55 Two Knights Defense
6. V Atlas vs V Smirnov  1-0461987Belarusian ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
7. A Kovalev vs V Atlas  1-0481987Belarusian ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
8. V Atlas vs L Basin  ½-½371987Belarusian ChampionshipB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
9. S Kalinitschew vs V Atlas  1-0351987Belarusian ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
10. P Korzubov vs V Atlas  ½-½541987Belarusian ChampionshipB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. V Atlas vs A Aleksandrov  1-0641987Belarusian ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
12. A Vitolinsh vs V Atlas  1-0401988Sokolsky memC11 French
13. V Malaniuk vs V Atlas  ½-½341988Sokolsky memE20 Nimzo-Indian
14. S Kishnev vs V Atlas  0-1471988USSR Team ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
15. V Atlas vs V Matychenkov  ½-½471990Ch URS (club)C55 Two Knights Defense
16. V Moskalenko vs V Atlas  ½-½161990URS-chTE20 Nimzo-Indian
17. Kholmov vs V Atlas  1-0471990BratislavaB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
18. V Atlas vs Shabalov  ½-½7819902nd Soviet Club Cup qual-1B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. V Atlas vs A Yuneev  ½-½261990URS Club Cup 2nd final AB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
20. Krasenkow vs V Atlas  1-04419902nd Soviet Club Cup final AA45 Queen's Pawn Game
21. V Atlas vs A Jurkovic  0-1631991Geneva OpenC02 French, Advance
22. V Atlas vs D Lynn  1-0181991Geneva OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
23. F Liardet vs V Atlas  ½-½401991Geneva OpenB40 Sicilian
24. V Atlas vs Flear  ½-½161991Geneva OpenC53 Giuoco Piano
25. A Strikovic vs V Atlas  1-0411991Geneva OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
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  Stonehenge: <PB> LOL
Apr-16-13  waustad: It appears that he may be originally from Liechtenstein, since he played for them in 2 Olympiads. His brother has only played for Liechtenstein in Olympiads, though both are now listed as Austrian on the FIDE ratings page.
Sep-17-14  waustad: Here is a picture of the brothers with Boris Gelfand's mother. It also indicates that they may have gown up in Minsk.
Mar-30-15  offramp: I remember that I once kicked sand in his face! I regretted it later...
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  perfidious: You big booly!
Mar-30-15  offramp: <technical draw: You could of fooled me...> Could he of?
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  perfidious: I would of.

So there!

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  technical draw: <offramp> <Could he of?>

Now I get it. My comment does sound awkward. Maybe I should mention it's the universal "you"?

Mar-31-15  offramp: <Technical draw: You could of fooled me>

The phrase is "You could have fooled me." Have, not of.

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  technical draw: Thanks <offramp>. Maybe I should go back to Mrs. O'Leary's 5th grade grammar class.
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  perfidious: <td> Mrs O'Leary's room number is on the inside of the back cover of the Atlas, iffen ya git mah drift.
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  technical draw: I don't want Mrs. O'Leary's room number. That was 55 years ago but she might still be there and remember me: "Oh, it's you TD. I see you weren't paying attention in class!" Whap! Right on the head with a ruler. No thanks, I'd druther not.
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  perfidious: <td> Had a teacher or three like that myself.
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  HeMateMe: Was she married to the cop, who walked a beat, across from the medical center?
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  technical draw: <HMM> I don't think my Mrs. O'Lleary was even married. We called her Mrs. because she was old. We kids thought she was about 100 years old. In those days you never asked a teacher anything. You just tried to make yourself invisible.
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  HeMateMe: I thought it was a relation to someone in the billy Joel song?
Apr-18-15  offramp: <technical draw: Thanks <offramp>. Maybe I should go back to Mrs. O'Leary's 5th grade grammar class.> When I saw your first post here I wasn't sure if you were joking. I don't often see your posts. I think you don't normally kibitz on chess games here at
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  technical draw: You're right <offramp>. My main venue is Odd Lie but I occasionally drop by some games and try to get a laugh.
Apr-18-15  Jim Bartle: <My main venue is Odd Lie>

No, it isn't.

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  technical draw: <JB> Yes, it isn't.
Apr-18-15  offramp: <technical draw> I never go to the Odd Lie page, so it is no wonder I've rarely seen any of your 17,000 posts!

I'll have to start going there...

May-02-15  offramp: I once criticized his endgame.

He just shrugged.

May-02-15  Absentee: <technical draw: "Oh, it's you TD. I see you weren't paying attention in class!" Whap! Right on the head with a ruler. No thanks, I'd druther not.>

Is "technical" your name or your surname?

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  technical draw: <Absentee>. You can call me Mr. Draw. But don't call me Mr.T cause you might get your lights punched out by the real Mr.T.
Apr-16-16  TheFocus: "So, Valery, do you want a draw?"

And Atlas Shrugged.

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