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Mikhail Rytshagov
Number of games in database: 147
Years covered: 1986 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2457
Highest rating achieved in database: 2529
Overall record: +37 -22 =78 (55.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      10 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (42) 
    B90 B42 B47 B27 B45
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C92 C78 C89 C84 C63
 Sicilian Kan (8) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Sicilian Taimanov (8) 
    B47 B45 B46 B48
 Caro-Kann (6) 
 Sicilian Najdorf (6) 
    B90 B92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (20) 
    B90 B83 B52 B84 B82
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D85 D91 D82 D79 D86
 Sicilian Scheveningen (9) 
    B83 B84 B82 B81 B80
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A29 A20
 Sicilian Najdorf (5) 
    B90 B91
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (5) 
    D27 D24 D23 D26
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   M Rytshagov vs R Slobodjan, 1999 1-0
   M Rytshagov vs Ivanchuk, 1986 1-0

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(born Nov-12-1967, 47 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.

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 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 147  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. M Rytshagov vs Ivanchuk 1-047 1986 NovosibirskB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
2. G Timoshchenko vs M Rytshagov  1-029 1988 URS-ch otbor56D77 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O
3. Y Yakovich vs M Rytshagov  ½-½19 1988 URS-ch otbor56B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
4. M Rytshagov vs Suetin  ½-½29 1989 Espoo KvTB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. M Rytshagov vs A Pyhala  0-136 1989 Estonia vs. FinlandC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
6. A Pyhala vs M Rytshagov  1-037 1989 Estonia vs. FinlandB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
7. M Rytshagov vs Shirov  ½-½22 1990 USSR 49/B89 Sicilian
8. R Berner vs M Rytshagov  0-137 1990 Rilton CupA07 King's Indian Attack
9. M Rytshagov vs I Stohl  0-149 1991 Gausdal Arnold CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. J Aijala vs M Rytshagov 1-041 1991 Jyvaskyla opB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
11. Robatsch vs M Rytshagov ½-½60 1992 EU-chT (Men)A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
12. Nunn vs M Rytshagov  1-074 1992 Manila olmB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. J Yrjola vs M Rytshagov  ½-½23 1992 EU-chT (Men)D76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
14. M Rytshagov vs Z Lanka 0-144 1992 Debrecen Ech ttB89 Sicilian
15. M Rytshagov vs J Aijala  1-033 1992 Kuopio opC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
16. C Daly vs M Rytshagov  ½-½67 1992 EU-chT (Men)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
17. M Rytshagov vs J Ye  ½-½12 1992 Helsinki opB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
18. M Rytshagov vs Kharlov  0-140 1992 Helsinki opB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
19. M Rytshagov vs L B Hansen  ½-½37 1992 EU-chT (Men)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
20. M Rytshagov vs Portisch  0-157 1992 DebrecenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
21. A Grosar vs M Rytshagov  ½-½19 1992 EU-chT (Men)B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
22. G Timoshchenko vs M Rytshagov  ½-½25 1993 Cappelle op 9thD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
23. S Smagin vs M Rytshagov  ½-½45 1993 Copenhagen op 15thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. M Rytshagov vs U Lauk  ½-½12 1993 Vilnius ztC42 Petrov Defense
25. M Rytshagov vs Kharlov  ½-½46 1993 Copenhagen op 15thB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
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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.

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Biography: (in Polish) (in Dutch)

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