Victor (Vytas) Palciauskas
Number of games in database: 68
Years covered: 1959 to 2007
Overall record: +20 -19 =29 (50.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Estrin vs V Palciauskas, 1978 0-1
V Palciauskas vs V Andriulaitis, 2001 1-0
V Palciauskas vs H Berliner, 2001 1-0
G Sanakoev vs V Palciauskas, 2001 0-1
C Kielminski vs V Palciauskas, 1976 1/2-1/2
V Palciauskas vs F Baumbach, 2001 1/2-1/2
J Mondragon vs V Palciauskas, 1985 0-1
V Palciauskas vs M Govbinder, 1978 1-0
J Kalish vs V Palciauskas, 1978 0-1
G Sanakoev vs V Palciauskas, 1978 1/2-1/2
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
1978 World correspondence chess championship by gauer
10th Correspondence World Championship Final by crawfb5
1989-98 World correspondence chess championship by gauer
GAMES ANNOTATED BY PALCIAUSKAS: [what is this?]
Estrin vs V Palciauskas, 1978
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| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 68
|1. V Palciauskas vs B E Owens
|| ||0-1||18||1959||60th US Open||C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line|
|2. V Palciauskas vs G Ramirez
|| ||0-1||27||1959||60th US Open||B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation|
|3. V Palciauskas vs D Rivera
|| ||½-½||23||1959||60th US Open||C71 Ruy Lopez|
|4. Bisguier vs V Palciauskas
|| ||1-0||41||1963||64th US Open||A47 Queen's Indian|
|5. R Byrne vs V Palciauskas
||1-0||26||1963||64th US Open||D28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|6. F Camaratta vs V Palciauskas
|| ||½-½||41||1972||corres USA-ch1||C35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham|
|7. V Palciauskas vs T Mueller
|| ||½-½||43||1974||New York vs. Illinois -6||C26 Vienna|
|8. C Kielminski vs V Palciauskas
||½-½||19||1976||USA-ch02 corr||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|9. J Svenningsson vs V Palciauskas
|| ||0-1||56||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|10. V Palciauskas vs J M Boey
|| ||1-0||50||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|11. V Palciauskas vs J S Morgado
|| ||½-½||25||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||C43 Petrov, Modern Attack|
|12. V Palciauskas vs K B Richardson
|| ||½-½||36||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|13. G Sanakoev vs V Palciauskas
||½-½||62||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|14. V Palciauskas vs R Kauranen
|| ||1-0||40||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|15. V Palciauskas vs K Maeder
|| ||½-½||18||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|16. V Palciauskas vs J A Muhana
|| ||1-0||47||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|17. V Palciauskas vs M Govbinder
|| ||1-0||36||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|18. M Kletsel vs V Palciauskas
|| ||½-½||43||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||E15 Queen's Indian|
|19. W Seeliger vs V Palciauskas
|| ||½-½||46||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||C45 Scotch Game|
|20. H Sorensen vs V Palciauskas
||0-1||38||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||C56 Two Knights|
|21. V Palciauskas vs K E Engel
|| ||½-½||33||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation|
|22. J Kalish vs V Palciauskas
|| ||0-1||32||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation|
|23. Estrin vs V Palciauskas
||0-1||28||1978||10th Correspondence World Championship||C52 Evans Gambit|
|24. A I Carlsson vs V Palciauskas
||0-1||51||1980||ICCF M corr||C59 Two Knights|
|25. V Palciauskas vs B Gruchaz
|| ||0-1||36||1981||ICA corr||B40 Sicilian|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 68
|Mar-02-04|| ||shr0pshire: XV 1996-02 Gert Timmerman Netherlands
XIV 1994-99 Tonu Oim Estonia
XIII 1989-98 Mikhail Umansky Russia
XII 1984-90 Grigory Sanakoev USSR
XI 1981-87 Fritz Baumbach East Germany
X 1978-84 Victor Palciauskas USA
IX 1977-83 Tonu Oim USSR (Estonia)
VIII 1975-80 Jorn Sloth Denmark
VII 1972-76 Jakov Estrin USSR
VI 1968-71 Horst Rittner East Germany
V 1965-68 Hans Berliner USA
IV 1962-65 Vladimir Zagorovsky USSR
III 1959-62 Alberic O'Kelly de Galway Belgium
II 1956-59 Viacheslav Ragozin USSR
I 1950-53 Cecil (C.J.S.) Purdy Australia
Palciauskas was the 10th world champ of correspondence chess way to represent the US. but too bad there isn't more of his games on this website. :(
|Jul-13-04|| ||chessgames.com: Your wish is our command! We now have the games from 1978 which made him world champion. |
|Dec-19-04|| ||Benzol: Vytautus Victor Palciauskas was born 3rd October 1941 in Kaunas. He became a CIM in 1978 and a CGM in 1983 a year before he got the World title in 1984. |
|Oct-09-05|| ||AlexanderMorphy: they should get more of his games...looks like a solid player!|
|Oct-03-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Dr. Victor (Vytas) Palciauskas|
|Oct-03-06|| ||Manic: does anyone know where i can find the palciuskas game against andriulaitis covered this year on monokroussos' chessbase show?|
|Oct-03-07|| ||whiteshark: Player of the Day.
That's unbelievable! Looks like he is completely unknown in the U.S. chessworld.
|Oct-03-07|| ||WannaBe: <Manic> A late reply is often better than no reply, is the game you're looking for, number 42?|
|Oct-03-07|| ||whiteshark: Dr. Victor (Vytas) Palciauskas
Correspondence Chess Career
"My first correspondence chess games were sometime in 1950's through Al Horowitz's Chess Review magazine (later purchased by the USCF and merged with Chess Life). I played in a few sections, but unfortunately cannot find a record of the games. I continued playing casual postal chess for the next five years or so to compensate for the lack of local OTB tournaments.
But, my real interest in CC began November 1970, when I came across an article by Walter Muir advertising the International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) and the tournaments it sponsored. His description of the road to the World Championship caught my eye. Instantly, I recalled the exciting Chess Life articles by Hans Berliner in the sixties where he described his advance towards the world title. I was captivated and at that moment I decided to "go for it!" More details on the tournaments leading to the world title and games are provided in the article "The Quest for the World Correspondence Chess Championship."
For my performance in the 10th World CC Final, I received the ICCF GM title in 1983. The following year I was officially crowned as the 10th World Correspondence Chess Championship. I was deeply gratified to receive so many notes of congratulations including the one from then President Ronald Reagan. These notes left a warm spot in my heart and I appreciate every one of them.
For my achievements in correspondence chess, in 1993 I was inducted into the U. S. Chess Hall of Fame . Next to Bobby Fischer, I am the youngest member inducted into the Chess Hall of Fame.
And, it all started one cold evening in November 1970."
|Oct-03-07|| ||whiteshark: Palciauskas annotates corr games:
|Oct-03-10|| ||rapidcitychess: Happy Birthday!|
|Dec-21-10|| ||OhioChessFan: It's really amazing a CC World Champion doesn't draw more attention.|
|May-19-14|| ||ketchuplover: There's a USCF CC Event in his name. A prize tourney. Classes. $25 entry fee. 6 simul games. $130 prize plus signed certificate|
|Jul-05-15|| ||ljfyffe: Vytas had 5 points out of a possible 14 in the
world CC Championship Final Xll (1984-1991);
9 and a half out of 16 in 1989-1998 Final
|Oct-03-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, champion Victor Palciauskas!!|
|May-29-20|| ||hemy: 16-year-old Palčiauskas from Chicago scored 3 points out of 5 possible in Indiana championship.
Master P. Tautvaišas and K. Jankauskas scored the same number of points as Palčiauskas. Vladas Karpuška scored 2 points, finishing equal with former Illinois champion Nedved. |
Source: "Draugas", October 20, 1958, p. 4.
Indiana chess championship was held in Muncie, Indiana on September 27-29, 1958.
Source: "Draugas", October 4, 1958, p. 54.
The 1958 championship won by Donald Brooks was verified in Chess Life, although it is claimed by some that the 1958 champion was John V. Ragan.
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