|Born||27 April 1949|
|Title||Grandmaster (GM) (1980)|
|FIDE rating||2457 (July 2020)|
|Peak rating||2540 (July 1997)|
At the turn of the 1970s and 1980s, Gennadij Timoscenko was one of the leading Soviet chess players. He twice appearing in the finals of USSR Chess Championship.
- in 1978, in Tbilisi he shared 10th-12th place with Boris Gulko and Vladimir Bagirov;
- in 1981, in Frunze he ranked in 17th place.
From 1982 to 1986 Gennadij Timoscenko was one of Garry Kasparov's coaches. In 1993 he settled in Slovakia, and from the following year Gennadij Timoscenko represents this country in the international chess tournaments.
Gennadij Timoscenko has achieved many successes in international chess tournaments, winning or sharing first places among others in Rimavská Sobota (1974), Polanica-Zdrój (1976, Rubinstein Memorial), Varna (1977), Słupsk (1979), Helsinki (1986, together with Jón Loftur Árnason), London (1992, together with Jon Speelman), Šaľa (1994), Starý Smokovec (1996), Bolzano (1998), Seefeld (1998, 1999), Padua (1998, 2000 from Erald Dervishi), Cutro (2000), Graz (2003) and in Opatija (2003). In 2010 and 2011 he twice in row won bronze medals in European Senior Chess Championship in S60 age group (players over 60 years old). In 2011, in Opatija he also won the bronze medal in World Senior Chess Championship in the same age category.
- In 1996, at second board in the 32nd Chess Olympiad in Yerevan (+3, =5, -4),
- In 2000, at third board in the 34th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul (+5, =6, -1),
- In 2002, at third reserve board in the 35th Chess Olympiad in Bled (+4, =6, -1),
- In 2004, at reserve board in the 36th Chess Olympiad in Calvià (+3, =6, -1),
- In 2006, at third board in the 37th Chess Olympiad in Turin (+3, =4, -2).
- In 1997, at third board in the 11th European Team Chess Championship in Pula (+3, =6, -0) and won individual bronze medal,
- In 2001, at third board in the 13th European Team Chess Championship in León (+2, =2, -3).
In 1976, he was awarded the FIDE International Master (IM) title and received the FIDE Grandmaster (GM) title in 1980.
- 46 Championship of USSR Tbilisi 1-27.12.1978
- 49 Championship of USSR Frunze 26.11-22.12.1981
- Championship of Russia- Rostov-on-Don 29.3-26.4.1972
- Championship of Russia- Novosibirsk 4-29.5.1976
- 33 Championship of Soviet Army- Tashkent 3-27.4.1979
- "XIV Memoriał Akiby Rubinsteina Polanica Zdrój 1976". Archived from the original on 2005-05-17. Retrieved 2019-10-16.
- "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Gennadij Timoscenko". www.olimpbase.org.
- "OlimpBase :: European Men's Team Chess Championship :: Gennadij Timoscenko". www.olimpbase.org.
- Gennadij Timoscenko rating card at FIDE
- Gennadij Timoscenko player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Gennadij Timoscenko chess games at 365chess.com
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