Yuri Sakharov

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Yuri Nikolaevich Sakharov (18 September 1922 – 26 September 1981) was a Soviet chess master.[1][2]

Sakharov was twice Ukrainian Champion in 1966 and 1968. He participated in many Ukrainian championships, tying for 4-6th in 1946 (Anatoly Bannik won), tying for 3rd-4th in 1947 (Alexey Sokolsky won), tying for 6-9th in 1949 (Isaac Lipnitsky won),[3] taking 5th in 1951 (Bannik won), taking 2nd, behind Efim Geller, in 1958, tying for 4-5th in 1959 (Geller won),[4] sharing 1st with Leonid Stein but lost to him a match for the title (+1 −3 =2) in 1960, tying for 3rd-4th in 1961 (Yuri Kots won), taking 3rd in 1962 (Stein won), and tying for 2nd-3rd in 1964 (Bannik won).[5]

Sakharov earned the International Master of Correspondence Chess (IMC) title in 1971. He died in 1981 in Kiev.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Chess Magazine: Magazine, Older Issues Available Archived November 6, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 369, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6 
  3. ^ Konstantin Maliszewski Chess Page : Ukrainian Championships : 1940-49 years
  4. ^ Konstantin Maliszewski Chess Page : Ukrainian Championships : 1950-59 years
  5. ^ Konstantin Maliszewski Chess Page : Ukrainian Championships : 1960-69 years