In 1935, he took second in the Russian FSSR. He was twice Ukrainian Champion (1947 and 1948), and was Belarus Sub-Champion in 1958. He also played in the 13th Soviet Championship in 1944, finishing with 7½/16 (tie for 8th–10th place); the 17th Championship in 1949, finishing with 8½/19 (12th place); and the 21st Championship in 1954, finishing last with 5/19.
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^Cafferty, Bernard & Taimanov, Mark (1998). The Soviet Championships. Cadogan Chess, London. p. 52,67,81. ISBN1-85744-201-6.