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Alexander Vladimirovich Solovtsov
Number of games in database: 36
Years covered: 1876 to 1904
Overall record: +19 -11 =6 (61.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Nov-14-1847, died Mar-20-1923, 75 years old) Russia

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He tied for 3rd-4th and drew a match for the third place with Emanuel Schiffers (1:1) at Sankt Petersburg 1878/79.Solovtsov took part in the correspondence match between the Moscow and St. Petersburg chess clubs (January 1878 – March 1879), which ended with the score 2:0 in favor of the command of Moscow. He shared 1st at Moscow 1879, and won ahead of Hellwig, Muratov, and Maude at Moscow 1880.

He played several matches; drew with Mikhail Chigorin (1:1) in 1884, won against Raphael Falk (7:2) in 1892, and lost to Chigorin (0:4) in 1893. In 1894 he defeated Jacques Mieses, toured in Moscow. In 1899 he won the match with Boris Grigoriev and became the first champion of Moscow.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 36  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Schmidt vs A Solovtsov 1-0261876MoscowC01 French, Exchange
2. E Schmidt vs A Solovtsov  0-1341876MoscowA84 Dutch
3. A Solovtsov vs E Schmidt  0-1341878MoscowC25 Vienna
4. N V Nerling vs A Solovtsov  0-1281879Best Russian PlayersC21 Center Game
5. A Solovtsov vs V Lizel 1-0471879Best Russian PlayersC25 Vienna
6. E Schmidt vs A Solovtsov  0-1411879Best Russian PlayersC01 French, Exchange
7. Schiffers vs A Solovtsov  ½-½501879Best Russian Players playoff-3plC51 Evans Gambit
8. A Solovtsov vs Schiffers  ½-½401879Best Russian Players playoff-3plC42 Petrov Defense
9. A Solovtsov vs N Petrovsky  1-0391879Best Russian PlayersC42 Petrov Defense
10. A Solovtsov vs Alapin  0-1471879Best Russian PlayersC01 French, Exchange
11. Chigorin vs A Solovtsov  0-1271879Best Russian PlayersC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
12. A Ascharin vs A Solovtsov  ½-½471879Best Russian PlayersC01 French, Exchange
13. A Solovtsov vs Chigorin 1-0331884MoscowC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
14. Chigorin vs A Solovtsov 1-0461884Moscow (Match)C28 Vienna Game
15. N Bugaev vs A Solovtsov  0-1381888MoscowA00 Uncommon Opening
16. Chigorin vs A Solovtsov  1-0301892Moscow (Match)C11 French
17. A Solovtsov vs Chigorin  0-1481892Moscow (Match)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. Chigorin vs A Solovtsov  1-0301892Moscow (Match)A07 King's Indian Attack
19. A Solovtsov vs Chigorin  0-1541892Moscow (Match)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Steinitz vs A Solovtsov  1-0571896Moscow exhC29 Vienna Gambit
21. A Solovtsov vs Lasker 0-1301896Simul, 26bC44 King's Pawn Game
22. NN vs A Solovtsov  0-1371904USSRC01 French, Exchange
23. A Solovtsov vs D Isakov 1-0571904MoscowC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
24. A Solovtsov vs Krol 1-0261904MoscowC33 King's Gambit Accepted
25. Viakhyrev vs A Solovtsov  0-1321904MoscowC30 King's Gambit Declined
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Nov-14-11  brankat: Master A.V.Solovtsov participated in some early All Russian championships, 1901 and 1903. Did have a couple of wins against Chigorin and two draws playing Schiffers.

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