Leonid Shamkovich

1923 - 2005

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Leonid Aleksandrovich Shamkovich (Russian: Леони́д Алекса́ндрович Шамко́вич; June 1, 1923 – April 22, 2005) was a chess Grandmaster and chess writer. He was born in a Jewish family in Rostov-on-Don in Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonid Shamkovich has received more than 16,633 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Leonid Shamkovich is the 156th most popular chess player, the 1,628th most popular biography from Russia and the 23rd most popular Russian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Leonid Shamkovich ranks 156 out of 376Before him are Florin Gheorghiu, Arturo Pomar, Lajos Asztalos, Amos Burn, Herman Steiner, and Mir Sultan Khan. After him are András Adorján, Zoltán Ribli, Julio Bolbochán, Max Weiss, Paul Felix Schmidt, and Lev Alburt.

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Among people born in 1923, Leonid Shamkovich ranks 315Before him are Ralph Giordano, Jorge Daponte, Eric Sykes, Ivor Bueb, Ken Kavanagh, and Carlo Pavesi. After him are Albert Decourtray, Natália Correia, Piero D'Inzeo, Alice Coachman, Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, and Mae Young. Among people deceased in 2005, Leonid Shamkovich ranks 236Before him are Bruno Manser, György Sándor, Ernest Lehman, Richard Doll, Robin Cook, and Nirmal Verma. After him are Jerzy Pawłowski, Parveen Babi, Fabrizio Meoni, John Fiedler, Josef Holeček, and Hubert Curien.

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Among people born in Russia, Leonid Shamkovich ranks 1,628 out of 2,688Before him are Alexey Miller (1962), Andrey Belousov (1959), Igor Akinfeev (1986), Nikolai Aseev (1889), Yevdokiya Mekshilo (1931), and Andrey Lavrov (1962). After him are Boris Kuznetsov (1928), Vytenis Andriukaitis (1951), Alexei Kasatonov (1959), Valeri Tokarev (1952), Ivan Lepyokhin (1740), and Denis Cheryshev (1990).


Among chess players born in Russia, Leonid Shamkovich ranks 23Before him are Alexander Petrov (1799), Peter Romanovsky (1892), Igor Bondarevsky (1913), Alexander Khalifman (1966), Viacheslav Ragozin (1908), and Gennadi Sosonko (1943). After him are Lev Alburt (1945), Artur Yusupov (1960), Alexander Morozevich (1977), Alexander Grischuk (1983), Alexandra Kosteniuk (1984), and Irina Levitina (1954).