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Grigory Abramovich Goldberg
Number of games in database: 102
Years covered: 1929 to 1961

Overall record: +21 -49 =32 (36.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (10) 
    A16 A13 A15 A10
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E33 E34 E40 E38 E32
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A28 A23 A24 A25
 Queen's Gambit Declined (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (10) 
    B10 B18 B11 B12 B13
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E21 E38 E56 E22 E32
 Sicilian (5) 
    B74 B72 B70 B51 B73
 French Defense (4) 
    C05 C00 C18
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C61 C74 C71
 Sicilian Dragon (4) 
    B73 B72 B70 B74
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Model vs G Goldberg, 1932 0-1
   G Goldberg vs Chekhover, 1940 1-0
   Levenfish vs G Goldberg, 1952 0-1
   G Goldberg vs Bronstein, 1961 1-0
   G Goldberg vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1944 1-0
   G Goldberg vs Petrosian, 1949 1-0
   Flohr vs G Goldberg, 1949 1/2-1/2
   V Zak vs G Goldberg, 1951 1/2-1/2
   G Goldberg vs A Bannik, 1957 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Leningrad Championship (1932)
   USSR Championship (1945)
   USSR Championship (1949)

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(born Jul-22-1908, died Dec-01-1976, 68 years old) Russia

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 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 102  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Goldberg vs Zamikhovsky  1-0451929Soviet Physical Culture (team)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
2. Botvinnik vs G Goldberg 1-0321929LeningradD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. A Budo vs G Goldberg  1-0661932Leningrad ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. G Goldberg vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  0-1221932Leningrad ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
5. A Model vs G Goldberg 0-1251932Leningrad ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
6. Ragozin vs G Goldberg 1-0621932Leningrad ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
7. G Goldberg vs L Savitsky  1-0371932Leningrad ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Lisitsin vs G Goldberg  1-0281932Leningrad ChampionshipA15 English
9. G Goldberg vs G Miasoedov  1-0251932Leningrad ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. I Rabinovich vs G Goldberg  ½-½561932Leningrad ChampionshipA53 Old Indian
11. G Goldberg vs Botvinnik  ½-½621932Leningrad ChampionshipE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
12. Alatortsev vs G Goldberg 1-0481932Leningrad ChampionshipE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
13. G Goldberg vs Chekhover  1-0501932Leningrad ChampionshipE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
14. Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs G Goldberg  0-1481936Leningrad-chB10 Caro-Kann
15. Ragozin vs G Goldberg 0-1451936Leningrad-chE17 Queen's Indian
16. G Goldberg vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky  0-1391936Leningrad-chD04 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Levenfish vs G Goldberg  1-0401936Leningrad-chE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
18. G Goldberg vs Levenfish  ½-½641936Leningrad-chD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. G Goldberg vs Ragozin  0-1401936Leningrad-chE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. G Goldberg vs A Batuev  0-1431938Ch Leningrad (sf-1)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. G Goldberg vs Chekhover 1-0401940URS-sfD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. M Stolberg vs G Goldberg  1-0621940URS-sfA25 English
23. Konstantinopolsky vs G Goldberg  ½-½211940URS-sfB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
24. G Goldberg vs F Duz-Khotimirsky 1-0331944URS-ch sfA16 English
25. Flohr vs G Goldberg  1-0311944URS-ch sfE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 102  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-31-05  InfinityCircuit: He was one of the seconds for the 1933 Flohr-Botvinnik match.

He also had quite a good record against Chekhover.

And Honza is right, I believe.

Jan-31-05  euripides: there are some interesting variations as well ... shut up Euripides
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  GrahamClayton: <InfinityCircuit>He was one of the seconds for the 1933 Flohr-Botvinnik match.

Goldberg was also Botvinnik's second for his World Championship matches in the 1950's.

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