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Grigory Ravinsky
Number of games in database: 188
Years covered: 1926 to 1967
Overall record: +53 -81 =54 (42.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-18-1909, died 1994, 84 years old) Russia

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Grigory Ionovich Ravinsky was born in St. Petersburg. He was awarded the title of International Arbiter in 1957.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 188  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Ravinsky vs P Romanovsky  0-1301926Ch Trade UnionB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
2. P Ostrovsky vs G Ravinsky  1-0261926MatchA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
3. Levenfish vs G Ravinsky  1-0271928Ch LeningradB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
4. V Gergenreder vs G Ravinsky  1-0291928Ch Trade Unions (team)C53 Giuoco Piano
5. G Ravinsky vs A Kubbel  0-1391928Ch LeningradC02 French, Advance
6. N Zubarev vs G Ravinsky 0-1161929USSR ChampionshipA35 English, Symmetrical
7. Kan vs G Ravinsky  1-0341929USSR ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
8. G Ravinsky vs Sokolsky  1-0391933Trade Unions Team championshipD03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
9. G Ravinsky vs L Kubbel 1-0341934Trade Unions championshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Capablanca vs G Ravinsky 1-0801935Clock simul, 10bE16 Queen's Indian
11. G Ravinsky vs E Zagoryansky  1-0381936All-Union 1st CategoryD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
12. G Ravinsky vs L Abramov  0-138193712th Ch Leningrad sf group 8D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
13. G Ravinsky vs A Iglitsky  1-0331937Match Moscow-LeningradD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. Konstantin Evdokimov vs G Ravinsky  0-1171938Ch Leningrad (sf-3)C29 Vienna Gambit
15. G Ravinsky vs Tolush  0-1251938Leningrad ChampionshipB54 Sicilian
16. I Rabinovich vs G Ravinsky  ½-½36193914th Ch LeningradB72 Sicilian, Dragon
17. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs G Ravinsky  1-028193914th Ch Leningrad (Match-Tournament)B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
18. G Ravinsky vs Lisitsin  0-123193914th Ch LeningradA15 English
19. G Ravinsky vs Preobrazhensky  0-140193914th Ch LeningradD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
20. A Khachaturov vs G Ravinsky  1-0201940Candidate to MasterB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
21. Petrov vs G Ravinsky  0-134194015th Ch LeningradD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
22. Bondarevsky vs G Ravinsky  1-0491940Candidate to MasterD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
23. V Makogonov vs G Ravinsky  ½-½331941Ch URS (1/2 final)D22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. Boleslavsky vs G Ravinsky  ½-½441942Moscow ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
25. G Ravinsky vs Smyslov 0-1691942Moscow ChampionshipC26 Vienna
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Oct-18-09  kramputz: Happy 100. 2 years older than Lilienthal.
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  whiteshark: Player of the Day

Deceased in 1994 NicBase

Jul-25-13  TheFocus: There is no truth to the rumor that this player's nickname is <Ravioli>.
Dec-19-13  Bowen Island: Check out ICC for Larry C's demonstration of a brilliant win by Ravinsky over Panov in 1943.

Game 11 above!!

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  juan31: Another example of the ability of chess to become immortal the work of a person

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