Edvins Paulsovich Kengis
Number of games in database: 440
Years covered: 1973 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2545 (2524 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590
Overall record: +127 -74 =224 (56.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
15 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Kengis vs Kasparov, 1973 1/2-1/2
Chekhov vs Kengis, 1991 0-1
L Christiansen vs Kengis, 1992 0-1
Sadler vs Kengis, 1997 1/2-1/2
Klovans vs Kengis, 1990 0-1
Kaidanov vs Kengis, 1991 1/2-1/2
S Atalik vs Kengis, 1994 1/2-1/2
C W Kennaugh vs Kengis, 2003 0-1
Kengis vs Gufeld, 1983 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Cappelle La Grande (2003)
Bled Olympiad (2002)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
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Last updated: 2018-03-06 13:15:57
| page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 440
|1. Kengis vs Kasparov
||½-½||54||1973||Vilnius LTU||B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack|
|2. Gipslis vs Kengis
|| ||1-0||31||1974||USSR||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|3. A Vitolinsh vs Kengis
|| ||1-0||35||1975||LAT-ch||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|4. Kasparov vs Kengis
||½-½||27||1975||Baku||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|5. Kasparov vs Kengis
||1-0||23||1977||URS-ch U20||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|6. Z Gofshtein vs Kengis
|| ||1-0||31||1978||USSR||C11 French|
|7. Kengis vs E Domuls
|| ||1-0||38||1979||Baltic republics-ch||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|8. F Sideif-Sade vs Kengis
||1-0||41||1979||14th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|9. G Timoshchenko vs Kengis
|| ||½-½||34||1979||14th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|10. Yurtaev vs Kengis
|| ||½-½||19||1980||Chj-URS||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|11. Kengis vs Psakhis
|| ||½-½||42||1980||Riga||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|12. Kengis vs E Vladimirov
|| ||1-0||18||1980||URS-ch U26||C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense|
|13. Kengis vs Chiburdanidze
|| ||½-½||40||1980||URS-ch U26||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|14. Chekhov vs Kengis
|| ||1-0||42||1980||URS-ch U26||A10 English|
|15. Dolmatov vs Kengis
|| ||1-0||41||1980||?||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|16. Kengis vs Azmaiparashvili
|| ||½-½||27||1981||URS||B32 Sicilian|
|17. E Vladimirov vs Kengis
|| ||1-0||49||1981||URS-ch YM||E91 King's Indian|
|18. V Malaniuk vs Kengis
||0-1||41||1981||?||B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|19. Dvoirys vs Kengis
|| ||1-0||38||1981||?||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|20. Chekhov vs Kengis
|| ||½-½||37||1981||URS Spartakiad||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|21. Tseshkovsky vs Kengis
|| ||1-0||60||1981||Riga||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|22. Kengis vs Klovans
|| ||½-½||18||1981||Riga||C55 Two Knights Defense|
|23. Kengis vs Adorjan
|| ||½-½||14||1981||Riga||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|24. Kengis vs Gipslis
|| ||½-½||19||1981||Riga||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|25. Ivkov vs Kengis
|| ||½-½||15||1981||Riga||E12 Queen's Indian|
| page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 440
|Jan-09-06|| ||EmperorAtahualpa: Kengis currently has the second highest FIDE-rating of his country (2531), behind Daniel Fridman (2559).|
|Feb-16-06|| ||Jim Bartle: Has a Kengis victory ever been the game of the day: e.g. Kengis Can!!|
|Feb-16-06|| ||whatthefat: There was this:
E Kengis vs R Djurhuus, 1991
|Feb-16-06|| ||Jim Bartle: Ahh, just proves once again that great minds think alike.|
|Feb-16-06|| ||tpstar: It went around the first time as "Kengis Kan" = C Kennaugh vs E Kengis, 2003|
|Feb-16-06|| ||Jim Bartle: Someday, someday I'm going to come up with an original one. I'm still jealous as heck of the guy who came up with "Michael Rohde Boat Ashore."|
|Apr-12-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Edvins Kengis|
|Apr-12-08|| ||SwitchingQuylthulg: Happy birthday GM Kengis!|
|Feb-17-09|| ||SwitchingQuylthulg: Happy birthday to Player of the Day!|
|Feb-17-09|| ||Open Defence: how was he born in both February and Apr ??|
|Feb-17-09|| ||SwitchingQuylthulg: It's just one of my funny habits. Whenever one of my favorite players makes PoTD I say "happy birthday" in advance because I'll probably forget on their real birthday.|
|Feb-17-09|| ||SwitchingQuylthulg: Mind you, I'm not the only one. Indeed I see that as recently as this morning you yourself wished Jan Cervenka a Happy Birthday 364 days in advance.|
|Feb-17-09|| ||WhiteRook48: 364 days in advance?! almost never happens|
|Apr-12-09|| ||wordfunph: Trivia: Edvins Kengis and Sigurd Lanka refused to play in international competitions unless the Latvian flag was used at their table in place of the Soviet one.|
Happy Birthday GM Kengis!!!
|Apr-12-09|| ||SwitchingQuylthulg: Oh well, I did notice his real birthday. But I very nearly didn't, so the point is valid.|
Happy real birthday, GM Kengis.
|Apr-24-11|| ||GrahamClayton: Here is a quick victory by Kengis that is not in the database:|
[White "Wolff, Stefan"]
[Black "Kengis, Edvins"]
1. e4 ♘f6 2. e5 ♘d5 3. c4 ♘b6 4. c5 ♘d5 5. ♘c3 c6 6. ♗c4 e6 7. ♘e4 b6 8. ♘d6+ ♗xd6 9. cxd6 O-O 10. ♕h5 ♗a6 11. d3 f6 12. ♘f3 ♘b4 13. exf6 ♕xf6 14.
♗g5 ♕f5 0-1
Soure: Bill Wall, 500 Alekhine Miniatures, Chess Enterprises, 1994
|Feb-17-12|| ||Sularus: wow! the mighty tal couldn't beat this guy in four games!|
|Feb-17-12|| ||Penguincw: Congratz for POTD. :)|
|Feb-17-12|| ||waustad: Oh well, that pun was too easy. His first name could possibly be used with "Ed Wins" or "Ed Wynn" if somebody sees a way.|
|May-25-13|| ||whiteshark: Belated <Happy Birthday>, GM Kengis.
|Apr-12-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, Edvins Kengis.|
|Jul-12-17|| ||ChessHigherCat: Kengis Drawn. Latvia's great export is GMs.|
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