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Gad Rechlis

Number of games in database: 304
Years covered: 1984 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2519 (2509 rapid, 2526 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2541
Overall record: +104 -74 =82 (55.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 44 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (32) 
    B23 B25 B31 B30 B29
 King's Indian (13) 
    E94 E63 E66 E99 E73
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C84 C92 C95 C96 C93
 French Defense (11) 
    C11 C16 C09 C19 C05
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E42 E45 E49 E34 E43
 English, 1 c4 e5 (10) 
    A25 A28 A29 A20
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (52) 
    B62 B76 B52 B22 B89
 Sicilian Dragon (12) 
    B76 B39 B77 B75 B70
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A56 A70 A61 A62 A65
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    A46 D05 A45 A40 E10
 King's Indian (10) 
    E94 E92 E71 E67 E62
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (10) 
    B62 B60 B67
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Rechlis vs Kupreichik, 1987 1-0
   G Rechlis vs S Polgar, 1996 1-0
   G Rechlis vs D Gurevich, 1986 1/2-1/2
   P Cramling vs G Rechlis, 1989 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bern Zonal (1990)
   Berliner Sommer (1995)
   Israeli Championship (1986)
   Be'er Sheva (1988)
   World Junior Championship (1987)
   Tel Aviv (1992)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
   European Junior Championship 1984/85 (1984)
   World Junior Championship (1986)
   World Junior Championship (1984)
   Israeli Championship (1994)
   Oakham Young Masters (1988)
   Manila Interzonal (1990)
   EUR-chT (Men) 9th (1989)
   European Championship (2001)

   🏆 World Blitz Championship
   L Pantsulaia vs G Rechlis (Dec-30-18) 1-0, blitz
   O Kobo vs G Rechlis (Dec-30-18) 0-1, blitz
   G Rechlis vs M Oganian (Dec-30-18) 0-1, blitz
   G Rechlis vs M Ragger (Dec-30-18) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   Lintchevski vs G Rechlis (Dec-30-18) 1-0, blitz

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(born Feb-05-1967, 56 years old) Israel

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Grandmaster (1990).

Wikipedia article: Gad Rechlis

Last updated: 2022-08-06 18:02:54

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 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 309  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Rechlis vs I Stohl  ½-½461984World Junior ChampionshipA15 English
2. K Thorsteins vs G Rechlis  ½-½601984World Junior ChampionshipA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
3. G Rechlis vs J Klinger  1-0401984World Junior ChampionshipE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
4. G Rechlis vs E Arlandi  0-1381984World Junior ChampionshipA13 English
5. A Kofidis vs G Rechlis  ½-½551984World Junior ChampionshipB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
6. A Hernandez vs G Rechlis  ½-½561984World Junior ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
7. G Rechlis vs Anand 0-1321984World Junior ChampionshipE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
8. R Gunawan vs G Rechlis  0-1291984World Junior ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
9. C Navrotescu vs G Rechlis  0-1611984World Junior ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
10. G Rechlis vs A Kolev  1-0481984World Junior ChampionshipB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
11. G Rechlis vs G Miralles  1-0381984World Junior ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
12. K Georgiev vs G Rechlis  1-0851984World Junior ChampionshipA65 Benoni, 6.e4
13. T Darcyl vs G Rechlis  0-1291984World Junior ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
14. G Rechlis vs J Emms  1-03519848th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenE12 Queen's Indian
15. A Fernandes vs G Rechlis  1-06619848th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
16. D J Strauss vs G Rechlis  1-04319848th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA04 Reti Opening
17. G Rechlis vs M J Franklin  1-02919848th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA15 English
18. W N Watson vs G Rechlis  1-05619848th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
19. G Rechlis vs Piket 1-0311984European Junior Championship 1984/85E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
20. N Dobrev vs G Rechlis  0-1521984European Junior Championship 1984/85A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
21. G Rechlis vs Oll  ½-½371984European Junior Championship 1984/85E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
22. J Howell vs G Rechlis  1-0521984European Junior Championship 1984/85B22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. G Rechlis vs Nijboer  0-1691984European Junior Championship 1984/85A07 King's Indian Attack
24. Blatny vs G Rechlis  0-1431984European Junior Championship 1984/85B24 Sicilian, Closed
25. G Rechlis vs M R Burgess  ½-½581984European Junior Championship 1984/85E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-29-08  whiteshark: Bio:
Aug-24-11  wordfunph: "I find it easier to discover plans and moves while being on the offensive."

- GM Gad Rechlis

Aug-25-11  I play the Fred: In Gad we trust.
Aug-25-11  whiteshark: Gad it off your mind!
Dec-11-12  solskytz: A boisterous, funny and very friendly guy with a fun, aggressive attacking style. He finished with a plus score in the 1990 Manila Interzonal
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  perfidious: <solskytz> This game (G Rechlis vs Portisch, 1990) is the one which stands out amongst the few I have seen by this player.

Never really thought White had enough for the piece, but it provided some entertainment value.

Dec-11-12  waustad: From what people are saying about his style, maybe he could be considered a Tad Reckless.
Dec-12-12  solskytz: In the queen ending of that game, white plays textbook chess...

By move 24 or thereabouts, the extra black piece looks thoroughly tamed, the question being does white have more than that. For some reason looking at the position around that part of the game, one gets the feeling that black has the wrong bishop...

Gad impresses me with his choice for move 21, as it is tempting to exchange on g6 and then sacrifice further on e6. I didn't calculate it, and I'm sure Gad did. The plan to attack the a-pawn, as a last barrier to Q-side expansion, is a logical conclusion to his prior play, where he engages black on the Q-side, only to expose his centralized king to hints of attack by means of that piece sac. The return to the Q-side after all is charming.

Did he have enough for the piece? The point is, also, that after black plays ...Qa5, if white doesn't sacrifice I feel that he's going to be in a bad way, with these central black pawns, the weak c-pawn... it's probably create something (even if compensation isn't 100% full) or start down the curve of deterioration.. which is cheerless at such as early stage while playing white. Maybe this was his whole idea, maybe he was just improvising...

So you sac a piece on d5 for two pawns, suddenly c5 is protected and there's nothing to fear right away - whatever initiative there is in the position belongs to white... I felt that it was riskier not to sacrifice than to sacrifice...

And looking again, it does seem that the idea is pretty brilliant, as winning the a-pawn seems to be part of the package right from the start - at least I don't see quickly a way to defend it... and with THAT in mind, it seems to me that white was risking nothing.

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And you guys should really know him. Anybody not knowing this guy is definitely missing out!

Feb-05-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Gad Rechlis.

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