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Aloyzas Kveinys
A Kveinys 
Number of games in database: 928
Years covered: 1980 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2537 (2474 rapid, 2461 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2550

Overall record: +328 -159 =411 (59.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 30 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (80) 
    B31 B40 B30 B70 B90
 Queen's Gambit Declined (38) 
    D37 D35 D30 D38 D31
 King's Indian (35) 
    E60 E62 E63 E67 E64
 Nimzo Indian (29) 
    E32 E56 E59 E38 E42
 English (28) 
    A15 A13 A10 A14 A11
 Ruy Lopez (24) 
    C92 C95 C67 C60 C69
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (144) 
    B43 B42 B40 B41 B22
 Sicilian Kan (82) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (45) 
    A45 A46 E00 E10 D05
 Nimzo Indian (40) 
    E32 E21 E20 E39 E46
 Queen's Gambit Declined (23) 
    D37 D35 D39 D30
 Orthodox Defense (21) 
    D62 D63 D61 D51 D52
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Kveinys vs Speelman, 2002 1-0
   A Kveinys vs Tiviakov, 2002 1/2-1/2
   Hracek vs A Kveinys, 1992 0-1
   M Al-Modiahki vs A Kveinys, 2008 0-1
   Sutovsky vs A Kveinys, 2006 0-1
   A Kveinys vs K Gawehns, 2002 1-0
   P Hopman vs A Kveinys, 2016 0-1
   J Radovanovic vs A Kveinys, 2005 0-1
   A Kveinys vs Van Wely, 1994 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs A Kveinys, 2010 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2000)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Lithuanian Championship (2001)
   Vienna Open (1994)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Keres Memorial Open (1998)
   Dresden Open (1996)
   Wuerzburg Open (1996)
   Bad Woerishofen Open (2002)
   20th OIBM (2016)
   Reykjavik Open (2006)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2014)
   Reykjavik Open (2010)
   Bundesliga 2000/01 (2000)
   Reykjavik Open (1994)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)

   🏆 Panevezys Elite Open
   I Starostits vs A Kveinys (Jul-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   O Badelka vs A Kveinys (Jun-30-18) 0-1
   A Kveinys vs J B Bjerre (Jun-29-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Kveinys vs J van Foreest (Jun-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Kveinys vs J van Foreest (Jun-05-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-09-1962, died Jul-26-2018, 56 years old) Lithuania

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IM in 1990, GM in 1992. Champion of Lithuania 1983 (shared), 1986, 2001 (shared), and 2008. Played in the Olympiads 1992 (board 4), 1994 (bd. 3), 1996 (bd. 2), 2000 (bd. 1), 2002 (bd. 4), 2004 (bd. 3), 2006 (bd. 2, +4), and 2008 (bd. 1). In 2010 he won the GM tourn. in Moss, Norway. Won the 30th ChessOrg Schachfestival 2014 in Germany. (1) He was also a FIDE Trainer (2016).


Wikipedia article: Aloyzas Kveinys

Last updated: 2018-07-29 08:10:50

 page 1 of 39; games 1-25 of 967  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Kveinys vs Wojtkiewicz  1-0401980Rostov on Don ttA75 Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4
2. Krasenkow vs A Kveinys  1-0371980USSR Junior ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
3. A Kveinys vs Wojtkiewicz  0-1321980USSR Junior ChampionshipB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
4. T Imanaliev vs A Kveinys  1-0281980USSR Junior ChampionshipB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. A Kveinys vs P Korzubov  0-1361980USSR Junior ChampionshipB50 Sicilian
6. Chernin vs A Kveinys 1-0111983Mikenas CupA21 English
7. V Vepkhvishvili vs A Kveinys  0-1751985Klaipeda FestivalC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
8. Dreev vs A Kveinys  ½-½36198618th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3A46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Psakhis vs A Kveinys  1-0291986URS-ch sfD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. A Kveinys vs A Petrosian  1-0581986URS-ch sfB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
11. A Vitolinsh vs A Kveinys  ½-½601987Baltic-chC42 Petrov Defense
12. A Kveinys vs Legky 1-0201987USSRC03 French, Tarrasch
13. Karpov vs A Kveinys 1-0201988RigaB50 Sicilian
14. A Kveinys vs A Vitolinsh  ½-½211988Sokolsky memE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
15. A Veingold vs A Kveinys  0-1371988URS Cup rapidD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
16. V Malaniuk vs A Kveinys 0-1321988Sokolsky memE20 Nimzo-Indian
17. A Kveinys vs Vladimirov  0-1431988URS Cup rapidC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
18. V Malaniuk vs A Kveinys  0-1301988URS Cup rapidD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Tseitlin vs A Kveinys  1-0251989Dreszer opB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
20. Tseitlin vs A Kveinys  1-0351989Belgorod GMA-qualA04 Reti Opening
21. A Kveinys vs G Orlov  ½-½151989Belgorod GMA-qualC07 French, Tarrasch
22. Plachetka vs A Kveinys  ½-½371990Rimavska SobotaD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
23. A Kveinys vs Kupreichik 0-1371990Rimavska SobotaE70 King's Indian
24. Kupreichik vs A Kveinys  1-0361990WarsawB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
25. Mokry vs A Kveinys  1-0391990Rimavska SobotaC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
 page 1 of 39; games 1-25 of 967  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-26-05  stijn: this is a very strong player
Premium Chessgames Member
  MoonlitKnight: I saw Kveinys play in Oslo this easter. The man sure has skills. He's also a very likeable character.
Jul-09-06  BIDMONFA: Aloyzas Kveinys

KVEINYS, Aloyzas

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  Tabanus: GM Aloyzas Kveinys, Lithuania, born 9 July 1962. Now rated 2531,

IM in 1990, GM in 1992. Rated 2555 in 1993 (World no. 123). Rated 2555 in 1997, 2565 in July 2004. Chessmetrics has 2593 and World no. 72 in 1989.

He is a team player, incl. in German Bundesliga and for chess club Moss in Norway. Said to be very solid, rarely losing to players < 2650, and often winning against < 2400.

Champion of Lithuania 1983 (shared), 1986, 2001 (shared), and 2008.

Played in the olympiads 1992 (board 4), 1994 (bd. 3), 1996 (bd. 2), 2000 (bd. 1), 2002 (bd. 4), 2004 (bd. 3), 2006 (bd. 2, +4), and 2008 (bd. 1).

Biographies: (in German) (in Polish) (in Norwegian)


Placed 1st in Cappelle la Grande 2002, 1st in Bad Wörishofen 2004, 2nd in Pula Open 2005, 2nd in Neuchatel Open (France) 2007, 4th in Reykjavik Open 2008, 1st in Gausdal Classics GM-B (Norway) 2008.

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  Tabanus: He won Sunday the GM tourn. in Moss, Norway. Standings 7 rounds: http://turneringsservice.sjakklubb....,

after which no. 1 and 2 played two games (two draws), no. 3 vs no. 4, etc., producing this final table:

1. GM Kveinys LTU 2531
2. GM Miezis LAT 2525
3. GM Berg SWE 2594
4. IM Elsness NOR 2460
5. Kovachev NOR 2239
6. FM Løvik NOR 2345
7. IM Haugli NOR 2314
8. Getz NOR 2264

Picture from the tournament: (Kveinys, Miezis, Berg)


Jul-09-10  wordfunph: is he going to play for Lithuania in Khanti-Mansisyk Olympiad?

happy birthday GM Kveinys!

Jul-19-10  Remizatorul: Nice pics gallery here...
May-27-12  Adriano Saldanha: I thinks he names a modern Sicilian defense variation (B40s): 4 ...Qb6.
May-28-12  Shams: <Adriano> Do you mean the Grivas variation?
Apr-09-13  Kurochi: <Shams> No, Grivas starts out with 2...Nc6, which may lead to openings like Rossolimo and similar, so it's not that easy to get into it.. Kveinys plays Kan move order and I find it an easier way to get into Qb6 stuff - 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6. Now the only move is 5. Nb3, all others - and black is at least equal. (e.g. 5. Nc3 Bc5!)
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: RIP GM Kveinys.
Jul-27-18  Eastfrisian: Sad news, RIP GM Kveinys.
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  Stonehenge: Obituary:

Aug-09-18  diagonal: Thank you for this well-founded obituary and portrait of Grandmaster Kveinys, a popular Open player and renowned trainer.

For last month, July 2018, he had no less than 21 FIDE rated games in classical chess:

Nice picture of ALOYZAS KVEINYS in the Top player GALLERY (scroll) of the recent 'ad Gredine' Open 2018:

Oct-22-18  wordfunph: rest in peace, GM Kveinys..
Aug-05-19  Chesgambit: black to move odd game
Z Kozul vs A Kveinys, 2016

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