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Roland Berzinsh
Number of games in database: 207
Years covered: 1991 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2375 (2274 rapid, 2339 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2478

Overall record: +57 -54 =71 (50.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 25 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (43) 
    B50 B31 B40 B33 B30
 French Defense (12) 
    C01 C18 C19 C12 C11
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A45 D02 D00
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B12 B17 B10 B18
 Robatsch (6) 
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (18) 
    C67 C84 C60 C85 C70
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E12 E15
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E00 D02 A45 D05 A40
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (8) 
    D20 D22 D23 D26
 Two Knights (8) 
    C55 C58
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E38 E39 E42 E33 E34
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Berzinsh vs Pribyl, 2001 1-0
   R Berzinsh vs V Meijers, 1995 1-0
   M Hennigan vs R Berzinsh, 2009 0-1
   J Jackova vs R Berzinsh, 2001 0-1
   R Berzinsh vs V Burmakin, 2013 1/2-1/2
   Meduna vs R Berzinsh, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Pula Open (2003)
   E.U. Championship and Cork Chess Congress (2005)
   Berliner Sommer 12th (1994)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2014)
   European Championship (2019)

   🏆 Riga Tech Open A
   S Lobanov vs R Berzinsh (Aug-11-19) 1-0
   A Kelires vs R Berzinsh (Mar-29-19) 1/2-1/2
   R Berzinsh vs Yahav Emanuel (Mar-28-19) 1-0
   P Potapov vs R Berzinsh (Mar-27-19) 1-0
   R Berzinsh vs Z Martic (Mar-26-19) 1-0

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(born Jan-14-1975, 47 years old) Latvia

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He is an IM.

Wikipedia article: Rolands Bērziņš

Last updated: 2019-01-14 04:49:10

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 221  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Appolonov vs R Berzinsh  ½-½351991URS-ch U18E15 Queen's Indian
2. M Korenova vs R Berzinsh  ½-½201992Mlada Boleslav (Czech Republic)C45 Scotch Game
3. M Tobyas vs R Berzinsh  0-1511992Mlada Boleslav (Czech Republic)C55 Two Knights Defense
4. R Berzinsh vs I Novikov  ½-½251992European Team ChampionshipB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. S Tatai vs R Berzinsh  ½-½361992European Team ChampionshipC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
6. R Berzinsh vs V Maidla  ½-½191992European Team ChampionshipB23 Sicilian, Closed
7. B Zueger vs R Berzinsh  1-0271992European Team ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
8. R Berzinsh vs Hoi  1-0701992European Team ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
9. E Gullaksen vs R Berzinsh  ½-½221992European Team ChampionshipC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
10. R Berzinsh vs Leko  ½-½311992European Team ChampionshipB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
11. R Berzinsh vs F Sideifzade 1-0381993Nabereznye ChelnyB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. R Berzinsh vs A Galliamova  1-0431993Naberezhnye ChelnyA07 King's Indian Attack
13. N Riabych vs R Berzinsh  0-1341993SalaC26 Vienna
14. M Munoz Pantoja vs R Berzinsh  0-1391993Wch U18C22 Center Game
15. Timoshenko vs R Berzinsh  1-0491993Naberezhnye ChelnyC49 Four Knights
16. R Berzinsh vs P Balogh  1-0421993Sala opC11 French
17. P Vavra vs R Berzinsh  0-1571994It (open) (juniors)C29 Vienna Gambit
18. F Tepper vs R Berzinsh  0-1681994SalaC55 Two Knights Defense
19. V Permiakov vs R Berzinsh  1-0371994LAT-chA14 English
20. S Ovsejevitsch vs R Berzinsh  1-0301994Moravka opJE15 Queen's Indian
21. R Berzinsh vs F Prescha  ½-½221994Oberliga Mittelrhein 9394C50 Giuoco Piano
22. R Berzinsh vs F Titzhoff  ½-½421994Berliner SommerC18 French, Winawer
23. R Berzinsh vs M Mueller  ½-½191994Berliner SommerB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
24. Bernd Lichtinger vs R Berzinsh  0-1331994Berliner SommerC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. W Kruszynski vs R Berzinsh  1-0381994Berliner SommerC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 221  PGN Download
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Oct-27-06  BIDMONFA: Roland Berzinsh


Dec-18-09  dagwood2005:

A brilliant effort from this master!

Mar-12-10  alexrawlings: I understand that the game between Roland Berzinsh and Michael Hennigan at last year's London Classic Open (2009) won the brilliancy prize. Could someone or chessgames post this game?

Here is the position when the brilliancy move was made:

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With black to play and 1.. Qxf2+! 2 Kxf2 Rxe2+ 3 Kxf3 (or 3 Kg1 f2#)Bg4 4 Kf4 Bh6#

May-25-10  JonDSouzaEva: Here is the game. I'll submit it to as well.

[Event "London Classic FIDE Op"]
[Site "London Olympia"]
[Date "2009.12.12"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Hennigan, Michael T"]
[Black "Berzinsh, Roland"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A07"]
[WhiteElo "2385"]
[BlackElo "2424"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2009.12.08"]
[EventType "swiss"]
[EventRounds "9"]
[EventCountry "ENG"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d3 d5
6. Nbd2 Nc6 7. c4 d4 8. a3 a5 9. b3 Nd7 10. Rb1 Nc5
11. Ne1 e5 12. Nc2 f5 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 Na4 15. Bb2 e4 16. Nb3 Nxb2 17. Rxb2 Kh8 18. Rb1 exd3 19. exd3 f4 20. Nc5 Ra7 21. Ra1 Rxa1 22. Qxa1 f3 23. Bh1 Nxb4 24. Nxb4 Qe7 25.Qa7 b6 26. Nca6 Bh3 27. Rb1 Re8 28. Nc2 Qe2 29.Nab4 h5 $1 30. Qa1 Qxf2+ 31. Kxf2 Re2+ 32. Kxf3 Bg4+ 33. Kf4 Bh6#

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  GrahamClayton: Very sporting play by Michael Hennigan to allow Berzinsh to sacrifice his Queen and finish with a nice checkmate.

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