Georgy Lisitsin

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Georgy Mikhailovich Lisitsin or Lisitsyn (Russian: Гео́ргий Миха́йлович Лиси́цын; 11 October 1909 – 20 March 1972) was a Russian chess master.

He won thrice Leningrad City Chess Championship in 1933/34 (joint), 1939 and 1947 (joint). He participated many times in USSR Chess Championship. His best result was in 1933 when he shared 3rd (Mikhail Botvinnik won).[1] He also played in international tournaments, finishing 15th at Moscow 1935 (Botvinnik and Salo Flohr won),[2] and took 2nd at Helsinki 1946 (Viacheslav Ragozin won).[3]

Lisitsin was an author of several chess books.[4]

He was awarded the International Master title in 1950.[5]


  1. ^ Russian Chess Base
  2. ^ GER-ch 3rd Aachen 1935
  3. ^ 1946 Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ # Litmanowicz, Władysław & Giżycki, Jerzy (1986, 1987). Szachy od A do Z. Wydawnictwo Sport i Turystyka Warszawa. ISBN 83-217-2481-7 (1. A-M), ISBN 83-217-2745-X (2. N-Z)
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