Number of games in database: 302
Years covered: 1997 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2590
Highest rating achieved in database: 2611
Overall record: +126 -61 =115 (60.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Shirov vs M Bluvshtein, 2005 0-1
M Bluvshtein vs A Moiseenko, 2009 1-0
M Bluvshtein vs E Romanov, 2001 1-0
D Mehmeti vs M Bluvshtein, 2002 0-1
Short vs M Bluvshtein, 2007 0-1
Carlsen vs M Bluvshtein, 2002 0-1
M Bluvshtein vs I Krush, 2003 1-0
M Bluvshtein vs Topalov, 2010 1-0
M Bluvshtein vs L Perez Rodriguez, 2004 1-0
M Bluvshtein vs Tyomkin, 2004 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Wch U18 (2005)
77th Canadian Championship (2004)
Canadian Closed (2006)
Montreal International Chess Tournament (2009)
Tata Steel Group C (2011)
Montreal International (2007)
Calvia Olympiad (2004)
Canadian Open (2009)
39th World Open (2011)
Bled Olympiad (2002)
Turin Olympiad (2006)
Dresden Olympiad (2008)
Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
Aeroflot Open (2011)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
2004 Capablanca memorial (group I) by gauer
2011 Capablanca Memorial by gauer
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(born Apr-20-1988, 34 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Canada)
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Mark Bluvshtein was born in Russia on April 20, 1988, but he now lives in Toronto, a graduate of York University who plans to pursue a banking career. He won the IM title in 2001, and in 2004, Bluvshtein became the youngest Canadian ever to earn the grandmaster title, later topping the Canadian player ratings on the 2010 March FIDE listings.
Improving on his 6th place U-14 finish in 2002 at same event series, he again finished 3rd in 2005 at the World Under-18 championship and got joint first place at the Canadian Open in the latter mentioned year, winning a game against Alexey Shirov. During the past decade, he participated in major team events such as Olympiad (2008) , 37th Chess Olympiad (2006) , 36th Olympiad (2004) and Bled Olympiad (2002) - and he has played as high as top board, with a score of 35 points accumulated in 54 games.
He attended the Chess Olympiad (2010) on top Canadian board (4 wins & 4 draws in 11 games played). He tied for 1st-2nd with Emilio Cordova in the Capablanca memorial 2011 Premier group & again tied for 1st-4th (6 wins, 3 draws in 9 games) with Lazaro Bruzon Batista, Giovanni Portilho Vescovi and Yuniesky Quesada Perez in the 2011 Pan-American Continental chess championship which qualified him for the World Cup (2011) where he was eliminated in the 1st round by Alexander Riazantsev of Russia. Alexander Huzman helped train him.
In October, 2011, Bluvshtein announced in a blog post that he was leaving chess to pursue a career in finance.
References: http://www.chess.ca/memberinfo.asp?... (Canadian zone site), http://www.chessontario.com/ (Ontario Chess Association - OCA), http://torontochess.org/drupal/ (Greater Toronto Chess League - GTCL), http://markbluvshtein.wordpress.com/ (personal blog), http://www.olimpbase.org (Olympiad & team chess chronological catalog), http://learn.infusion.com/ (+15-0=0 (including Erwin Casareno who nearly found a draw) at a 2016 simul), Wikipedia article: Mark Bluvshtein.
| page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 313
|1. Radjabov vs M Bluvshtein
||1-0||17||1997||EU-ch U10||D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)|
|2. E Romanov vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||1-0||32||1999||Wch U12||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|3. M Bluvshtein vs Lorne Yee
|| ||½-½||35||2000||Christmas Toronto||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|4. A Gurevich vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||½-½||29||2001||CAN-chJ||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|5. D Raheb vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||½-½||36||2001||CAN-chJ||E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation|
|6. M Bluvshtein vs D Gormally
|| ||0-1||60||2001||Oakham ENG||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|7. C McNab vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||1-0||40||2001||Oakham ENG||A13 English|
|8. M Bluvshtein vs J Levitt
|| ||½-½||18||2001||Oakham ENG||B40 Sicilian|
|9. Tyomkin vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||0-1||49||2001||Oakham ENG||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|10. M Bluvshtein vs N R McDonald
|| ||½-½||38||2001||Oakham ENG||C18 French, Winawer|
|11. N Pert vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||1-0||21||2001||Oakham ENG||E12 Queen's Indian|
|12. M Bluvshtein vs Koneru
|| ||0-1||41||2001||Oakham ENG||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|13. M Bluvshtein vs I Krush
|| ||1-0||53||2001||Oakham ENG||B89 Sicilian|
|14. J Estrada Nieto vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||½-½||15||2001||Oakham ENG||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|15. M Bluvshtein vs I Lipnowski
|| ||1-0||59||2001||Canadian Open||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|16. M Bluvshtein vs M Mulyar
|| ||½-½||21||2001||Canadian Open||E41 Nimzo-Indian|
|17. F Kleist vs M Bluvshtein
||1-0||44||2001||Canadian Open||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|18. A Gurevich vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||0-1||20||2001||Canadian Open||A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation|
|19. E Lawson vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||0-1||58||2001||Canadian Closed||B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack|
|20. M Bluvshtein vs A Lesiege
|| ||½-½||17||2001||Canadian Closed||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|21. T Roussel-Roozmon vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||½-½||42||2001||Canadian Closed||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|22. M Bluvshtein vs R Gardner
|| ||1-0||45||2001||Canadian Closed||A57 Benko Gambit|
|23. R Phillips vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||½-½||23||2001||Canadian Closed||E22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation|
|24. M Bluvshtein vs S Glinert
|| ||½-½||33||2001||Canadian Closed||B07 Pirc|
|25. V Gaspariants vs M Bluvshtein
|| ||0-1||66||2001||Canadian Closed||A07 King's Indian Attack|
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