Viktor Gavrikov is a Lithuanian-Swiss chess Grandmaster.
Gavrikov shared 1st with Gintautas Piešina in the 1978 Lithuanian Chess Championship
Lithuanian Chess Championship
First unofficial Lithuanian championship was held in Kaunas in 1921. The Champion's title was granted after victorious or drawn match between previous champion and challenger, mostly a winner of Championship of Kaunas in the period from 1922 to World War II. The first official Lithuanian...
at Vilnius. He won the 52nd Soviet Chess Championship (with Mikhail Gurevich
Mikhail Gurevich (chess player)
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and Alexander Chernin
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) at Riga 1985, and finished 2nd (joint) in the 1986 event (Vitaly Tseshkovsky
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After the collapse of the Soviet Union, he emigrated to Switzerland. He won at Biel 1994, and won the Swiss Chess Championship
Swiss Chess Championship
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at Arosa 1996.
He shared 1st with Viktorija Čmilytė
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in the Lithuanian Championship in 2000.
Gavrikov was awarded the GM title in 1984.