Selection out of 77 studies composed by

Zheltukhov,Viktor Ivanovich

(Russia, 1940)


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Living in Russia, Togliatti, Samara region. .

Since 1976, he worked as an engineer in the Yamalneftegazzhelezobeton association (Kharp, Yamalo-Nenets District).

Since 1994. on a well-deserved rest. He is married and has two sons.

The path to the composition began with contests of solutions.

At the age of 24, the first big success came -

he became a laureate of the All-Union Chess Olympiad, organized by the magazine "Change".

In September1965 he made his debut in the drafting field - the first three-move was published in the newspaper "Soviet Trade".

The year 1970 was marked by the publication of the first study in the central magazine Chess in the USSR.

He carried his love for endgame studies creativity through his whole life.

Composes problems of almost all genres.

Candidate master of sports in chess.

He leads chess headings in Togliatti newspapers, organizes various competitions for solutions and composition.

The contests "Zhigulevskiye Dawns" gained the greatest popularity, gaining strength and popularity from year to year.

In 2007 he published a collection of selected problems and studies "My Muse".


(All his studies, more exact dates, possible corrections or cooks and exact details about sources can be found in the

Harold van der Heijden (HHdbVI))