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Sarunas Sulskis
Number of games in database: 558
Years covered: 1992 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2518 (2553 rapid, 2511 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2596

Overall record: +217 -110 =202 (60.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 29 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (126) 
    B21 B30 B90 B40 B42
 Caro-Kann (29) 
    B14 B12 B10 B18 B19
 French Defense (27) 
    C18 C10 C11 C08 C14
 Ruy Lopez (22) 
    C67 C96 C90 C60 C89
 Sicilian Najdorf (22) 
    B90 B96 B97 B99 B94
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (11) 
    C96 C90 C89 C91 C86
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (39) 
    C92 C78 C77 C80 C69
 Nimzo Indian (34) 
    E39 E32 E40 E20 E43
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (20) 
    C92 C96 C98 C87 C88
 Queen's Indian (20) 
    E15 E12 E13 E16
 Caro-Kann (17) 
    B12 B18 B10 B11 B13
 Sicilian (16) 
    B40 B45 B22 B43 B54
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Sulskis vs T Michalczak, 2005 1-0
   E Tate vs S Sulskis, 2001 0-1
   Nunn vs S Sulskis, 1994 1/2-1/2
   J Radovanovic vs S Sulskis, 2006 0-1
   T L Petrosian vs S Sulskis, 2006 0-1
   Macieja vs S Sulskis, 2004 1/2-1/2

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2001)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hastings Chess Congress (2012)
   European Union Individual Championships (2006)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   Hastings Chess Congress 2015/16 (2015)
   European Team Championship (2011)
   Arctic Chess Challenge (2009)
   European Union Championships (2008)
   5th Gibraltar Chess Festival (2007)
   Bad Wiessee (2003)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   Gibraltar Chess Festival (2008)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   Olympiad (2008)
   European Individual Championships (2010)

   A Kveinys vs S Sulskis (Feb-19-17) 1/2-1/2
   T Laurusas vs S Sulskis (Feb-18-17) 1/2-1/2
   S Sulskis vs Paulius Pultinevicius (Feb-18-17) 1-0
   S Kalvaitis vs S Sulskis (Jan-29-17) 0-1
   A Neiksans vs S Sulskis (Dec-13-16) 1-0

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(born Nov-26-1972, 44 years old) Lithuania

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Grandmaster, six time Lithuanian champion.

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 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 558  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. S Sulskis vs A Vaulin  0-145 1992 Warsaw opB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. S Sulskis vs M Abbink  1-022 1994 Pardubice opB12 Caro-Kann Defense
3. A Nguyen vs S Sulskis  ½-½98 1994 Budapest FS10 GME25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
4. Nunn vs S Sulskis ½-½56 1994 Moscow olm 62/342C47 Four Knights
5. S Sulskis vs Shabalov  0-147 1994 OlympiadB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
6. S Sulskis vs Kholmov  ½-½39 1995 Chigorin memC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. Pavasovic vs S Sulskis  0-151 1995 Budapest FS11 GMC45 Scotch Game
8. S Sulskis vs A Vaulin  ½-½19 1996 Koszalin opB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. S Sulskis vs Y Kruppa  0-147 1996 RUS-Cup1 Chigorin memC08 French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed
10. S Sulskis vs Z Schleining  0-150 1996 Groningen openC34 King's Gambit Accepted
11. Y Kruppa vs S Sulskis 0-145 1996 MinskC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
12. Kupreichik vs S Sulskis  1-077 1996 Minsk (Belarus)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. S Sulskis vs Aronian 1-047 1996 Komercni Banka opD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
14. S Sulskis vs V I Ivanov  1-039 1996 Cup RussiaC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
15. P Zvara vs S Sulskis  0-126 1996 It openC34 King's Gambit Accepted
16. Y Shulman vs S Sulskis 1-052 1996 11C34 King's Gambit Accepted
17. Rublevsky vs S Sulskis  ½-½43 1996 St.Petersburg PetrovB54 Sicilian
18. A Yegiazarian vs S Sulskis  1-033 1996 EUCup finalB40 Sicilian
19. A Stefanova vs S Sulskis  ½-½33 1997 open, Cappelle la Grande FRAD02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. S Sulskis vs Y Shulman  ½-½54 1997 Mikenas mem opB40 Sicilian
21. S Sulskis vs I Stohl  ½-½15 1997 EU-chT (Men)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
22. F Hoelzl vs S Sulskis  0-147 1997 EU-chT (Men)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. S Sulskis vs Smirin  0-144 1997 EU-chT (Men)B08 Pirc, Classical
24. S Sulskis vs J Gallagher  1-076 1997 EU-chT (Men)B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. I Efimov vs S Sulskis  1-038 1997 EU-chT (Men)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 558  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-18-04  Maroczy: Unless the pairings have changed Sulskis drew Macieja in the first round in Libya. Lithuania vs. Poland. A lot of history and animosity between these two former allies. The Battle of Grunwald, 15th century where Lithuania, Poland et al. kicked the future Nazi's ass:) I'll be rooting for Macieja.
Sep-10-06  BIDMONFA: Sarunas Sulskis

SULSKIS, Sarunas

Sep-18-08  GeauxCool: Thanks, Ramon!
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  BoardLord: GM Sarunas Sulski will participate in Arctic Chess Challenge 2009 in Tromsų, Norway - start the 1st of August. In connection with this I have written a profile of Sarunas that you can read at my blog Sjakkfantomet. It's in English:

Jul-26-09  blacksburg: ummm...100% score as Black in the Scandinavian Defense? nice work, buddy.
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  Tabanus: He recently won the 4th Xtracon Open ahead of several GM's and IM's:

There is a pgn at

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  Tabanus: Also winner of the "Cup of Lithuanian University of Agriculture" (Kaunas, Lithuania) in August 2009:

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  Tabanus: Placed 4th in Lithuanian University of Agriculture Cup 25-31 Aug. 2010:

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  wordfunph: GM Sulskis is a Cochrane Gambit specialist.
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  GrahamClayton: Winner of the 2011 Guernsey International Open:
Nov-26-14  Yopo: New Yorkers should remember him for this brilliant win S Sulskis vs Bologan, 2000 Does 7.d4! , Throw chosen after 6 ... Na6 come to be known as the New York gambit?
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  Penguincw: Congrats to Sarunas Sulskis for winning his (9th?) Lithuanian championship. The championship was a 10-player single round robin with an average rating of 2366. Sulskis was the top seed at 2537, and was one of only 2 GMs competing (and one of 6 titled players). He finished with 7.5/9 (+6,-0,=3), a full point ahead of 2nd place Stremavicius, Titas.

He also gained 8.8 rating points for his 2620 TPR.

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