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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) 
    B90 B42 B47 B76 B89
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C92 C89 C69 C78 C84
 Sicilian Kan (8) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Sicilian Taimanov (8) 
    B47 B46 B45 B48
 Caro-Kann (6) 
 Sicilian Najdorf (6) 
    B90 B92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (20) 
    B90 B83 B52 B84 B82
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D85 D82 D91 D76 D86
 Sicilian Scheveningen (9) 
    B83 B84 B82 B81 B80
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (5) 
    D27 D23 D26 D24
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A29 A20
 Sicilian Najdorf (5) 
    B90 B91
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Rytshagov vs R Slobodjan, 1999 1-0
   M Rytshagov vs Ivanchuk, 1986 1-0
   A Yegiazarian vs M Rytshagov, 1994 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-12-1967, 49 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 146  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. A Pyhala vs M Rytshagov  1-037 1989 Estonia vs. FinlandB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. M Rytshagov vs A Pyhala  0-136 1989 Estonia vs. FinlandC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
7. R Berner vs M Rytshagov  0-137 1990 Rilton CupA07 King's Indian Attack
8. M Rytshagov vs Shirov  ½-½22 1990 USSR 49/B89 Sicilian
9. J Aijala vs M Rytshagov 1-041 1991 Jyvaskyla opB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
10. M Rytshagov vs I Stohl  0-149 1991 Gausdal Arnold CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. M Rytshagov vs J Aijala  1-033 1992 Kuopio opC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
12. M Rytshagov vs J Ye  ½-½12 1992 Helsinki opB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
13. M Rytshagov vs Kharlov  0-140 1992 Helsinki opB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
14. Nunn vs M Rytshagov  1-074 1992 Chess OlympiadB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. M Rytshagov vs Portisch  0-157 1992 DebrecenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
16. J Yrjola vs M Rytshagov  ½-½23 1992 EU-chT (Men)D76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
17. M Rytshagov vs Z Lanka 0-144 1992 Debrecen Ech ttB89 Sicilian
18. A Grosar vs M Rytshagov  ½-½19 1992 EU-chT (Men)B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. Robatsch vs M Rytshagov ½-½60 1992 EU-chT (Men)A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
20. M Rytshagov vs L B Hansen  ½-½37 1992 EU-chT (Men)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. C Daly vs M Rytshagov  ½-½67 1992 EU-chT (Men)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
22. G Timoshchenko vs M Rytshagov  ½-½25 1993 Cappelle op 9thD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
23. M Rytshagov vs U Lauk  ½-½12 1993 Vilnius ztC42 Petrov Defense
24. M Rytshagov vs Z Lanka  ½-½32 1993 Vilnius ztA45 Queen's Pawn Game
25. S Smagin vs M Rytshagov  ½-½45 1993 Copenhagen op 15thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
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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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