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Mikhail Rytshagov
Number of games in database: 146
Years covered: 1986 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2457
Highest rating achieved in database: 2529

Overall record: +37 -22 =77 (55.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 10 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (41) 
    B42 B81 B90 B47 B32
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C92 C80 C63 C89 C84
 Sicilian Taimanov (8) 
    B47 B45 B46 B48
 Sicilian Kan (8) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Sicilian Scheveningen (6) 
    B81 B85 B82 B80
 Caro-Kann (6) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (20) 
    B83 B90 B81 B52 B84
 Sicilian Scheveningen (11) 
    B83 B81 B84 B82 B80
 Grunfeld (10) 
    D85 D82 D91 D76 D78
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A29 A20
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (5) 
    D27 D26 D23 D24
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A45 A40 D02
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Rytshagov vs R Slobodjan, 1999 1-0
   M Rytshagov vs Ivanchuk, 1986 1-0
   G Danner vs M Rytshagov, 1997 0-1
   A Yegiazarian vs M Rytshagov, 1994 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-12-1967, 51 years old) Estonia

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Awarded the Grandmaster title in 1997. Champion of Estonia in 2000. Represented Estonia in the chess Olympiads from 1992 through 2002. Coach and second to Alexey Shirov. Participated in the 2000 FIDE World Chess Championship, but knocked out in the first round by Etienne Bacrot. Peak Elo rating: 2565 in 2000. He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer (2011).

Wikipedia article: Mihhail Rõtšagov

Last updated: 2017-11-12 05:27:37

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 146  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Rytshagov vs Ivanchuk 1-0471986NovosibirskB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
2. Y R Yakovich vs M Rytshagov  ½-½191988URS-ch otbor56B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
3. G Timoshchenko vs M Rytshagov  1-0291988URS-ch otbor56D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
4. M Rytshagov vs Suetin  ½-½291989Espoo KvTB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. A Pyhala vs M Rytshagov  1-0371989Estonia vs. FinlandB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. M Rytshagov vs A Pyhala  0-1361989Estonia vs. FinlandC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
7. R Berner vs M Rytshagov  0-1371990Rilton CupA07 King's Indian Attack
8. M Rytshagov vs Shirov  ½-½221990USSR 49/B89 Sicilian
9. J Aijala vs M Rytshagov 1-0411991Jyvaskyla opB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
10. M Rytshagov vs I Stohl  0-1491991Gausdal Arnold CupB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
11. M Rytshagov vs J Aijala  1-0331992Kuopio opC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
12. M Rytshagov vs J Ye  ½-½121992Helsinki opB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
13. M Rytshagov vs Kharlov  0-1401992Helsinki opB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
14. Nunn vs M Rytshagov  1-0741992Chess OlympiadB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. M Rytshagov vs Portisch  0-1571992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
16. J Yrjola vs M Rytshagov  ½-½231992EUR-chT (Men) 10thD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
17. M Rytshagov vs Lanka 0-1441992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB89 Sicilian
18. A Grosar vs M Rytshagov  ½-½191992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. Robatsch vs M Rytshagov ½-½601992EUR-chT (Men) 10thA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
20. M Rytshagov vs L B Hansen  ½-½371992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. C Daly vs M Rytshagov  ½-½671992EUR-chT (Men) 10thE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
22. Smagin vs M Rytshagov  ½-½451993Copenhagen op 15thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. M Rytshagov vs Kharlov  ½-½461993Copenhagen op 15thB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
24. G Timoshchenko vs M Rytshagov  ½-½251993Cappelle op 9thD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
25. M Rytshagov vs U Lauk  ½-½121993Vilnius ZonalC42 Petrov Defense
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  Tabanus: GM Mikhail Rytshagov, Estonia, born 12 November 1967. Now rated 2479,

Played in European Team Ch 1992 (board 1) and 1997. GM in 1997. Rating peak 2565 in 1998. Estonian champion in 2000. Played in all olympiads 1992-2002 (table 2 2000). Contributor to NIC and NIC Yearbook. Long time friend and second of GM Alexey Shirov. FIDE Trainer.

Pictures: (vs Romanishin)

Biography: (in Polish) (in Dutch)

Nov-12-17  BIDMONFA: Mikhail Rytshagov


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