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Sarunas Sulskis
Number of games in database: 536
Years covered: 1992 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2546 (2553 rapid, 2524 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2596
Overall record: +210 -106 =191 (60.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      29 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (121) 
    B21 B30 B90 B40 B31
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B14 B12 B10 B18 B19
 French Defense (26) 
    C18 C10 C11 C03 C14
 Ruy Lopez (22) 
    C67 C89 C96 C90 C60
 Sicilian Najdorf (21) 
    B90 B96 B97 B99 B94
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (11) 
    C89 C96 C90 C97 C95
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (38) 
    C92 C78 C77 C96 C69
 Nimzo Indian (34) 
    E39 E32 E40 E20 E43
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (20) 
    C92 C96 C88 C97 C98
 Queen's Indian (19) 
    E15 E12 E13 E16
 Caro-Kann (16) 
    B12 B18 B10 B11 B15
 Sicilian (16) 
    B40 B22 B45 B29 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
   T L Petrosian vs S Sulskis, 2006 0-1
   J Radovanovic vs S Sulskis, 2006 0-1

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

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

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(born Nov-26-1972, 43 years old) Lithuania

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Grandmaster, six time Lithuanian champion.

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 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 536  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. S Sulskis vs A Vaulin  0-145 1992 Warsaw opB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
2. Nunn vs S Sulskis  ½-½56 1994 Moscow olm 62/342C47 Four Knights
3. S Sulskis vs M Abbink  1-022 1994 Pardubice opB12 Caro-Kann Defense
4. S Sulskis vs Shabalov  0-147 1994 OlympiadB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
5. A Nguyen vs S Sulskis  ½-½98 1994 Budapest FS10 GME25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
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. A Yegiazarian vs S Sulskis  1-033 1996 EUCup finalB40 Sicilian
10. Y Shulman vs S Sulskis 1-052 1996 11C34 King's Gambit Accepted
11. Y Kruppa vs S Sulskis 0-145 1996 MinskC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
12. S Sulskis vs Z Schleining  0-150 1996 Groningen openC34 King's Gambit Accepted
13. Kupreichik vs S Sulskis  1-077 1996 Minsk (Belarus)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
14. S Sulskis vs Aronian 1-047 1996 Komercni Banka opD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
15. S Sulskis vs V I Ivanov  1-039 1996 Cup RussiaC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
16. P Zvara vs S Sulskis  0-126 1996 It openC34 King's Gambit Accepted
17. S Sulskis vs Y Kruppa  0-147 1996 RUS-Cup1 Chigorin memC08 French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed
18. Rublevsky vs S Sulskis  ½-½43 1996 St.Petersburg PetrovB54 Sicilian
19. S Sulskis vs P Cramling  ½-½9 1997 EU-chT (Men)B40 Sicilian
20. I Efimov vs S Sulskis  1-038 1997 EU-chT (Men)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. Hjartarson vs S Sulskis 1-036 1997 Groningen,FIDE WCH k.o NEDA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
22. A Cichocki vs S Sulskis  1-046 1997 MK Cafe op-AA80 Dutch
23. S Sulskis vs Z Lanka  0-156 1997 EU-chT (Men)B66 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6
24. Huebner vs S Sulskis  1-060 1997 EU-chT (Men)D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
25. Hjartarson vs S Sulskis  ½-½35 1997 Groningen,FIDE WCH k.o NEDD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
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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!
Jul-26-09  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:

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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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