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Michael Roiz
M Roiz 
Number of games in database: 608
Years covered: 1998 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2606 (2647 rapid, 2621 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2680

Overall record: +168 -56 =307 (60.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 77 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (35) 
    A04 A06 A05
 King's Indian (32) 
    E92 E60 E63 E62 E94
 Queen's Pawn Game (27) 
    E10 D02 A46 A41 A40
 Slav (27) 
    D12 D11 D15 D10 D17
 English (24) 
    A15 A17 A13 A11
 Queen's Gambit Declined (23) 
    D38 D30 D37 D31 D39
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B22 B30 B92 B43 B33
 French Defense (30) 
    C10 C02 C11 C07 C00
 Ruy Lopez (27) 
    C95 C65 C68 C77 C91
 Caro-Kann (26) 
    B12 B18 B10 B17 B13
 Grunfeld (26) 
    D85 D82 D97 D76 D80
 French (20) 
    C10 C11 C00
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Roiz vs Naiditsch, 2010 1-0
   J Salomon vs M Roiz, 2014 0-1
   M Roiz vs Akobian, 2007 1-0
   M Roiz vs C Balogh, 2007 1-0
   M Roiz vs P Benkovic, 2005 1/2-1/2
   M Roiz vs Sutovsky, 2000 1/2-1/2
   N Djukic vs M Roiz, 2001 0-1
   L Rodi vs M Roiz, 2016 1/2-1/2
   M Roiz vs Y Drozdovskij, 2007 1-0
   Navara vs M Roiz, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Gorenje 2007 Tournament (2007)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)
   Isle of Man International (2007)
   5th Gibraltar Chess Festival (2007)
   Zürich Meister (2004)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   European Team Chess Championships (2007)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   Bundesliga 2009/10 (2009)
   Russian Team Championships (2011)
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)

   M Roiz vs T Nabaty (Dec-13-16) 1/2-1/2
   E Postny vs M Roiz (Dec-12-16) 0-1
   M Roiz vs E Shachar (Dec-11-16) 1-0
   O Kobo vs M Roiz (Dec-10-16) 1/2-1/2
   M Roiz vs V Mikhalevski (Dec-09-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-12-1983, 33 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Israel)

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Michael Roiz was born in Russia. He learned chess at the age of 7 and in 1995 he emigrated with his family to Israel, where he resides to this day. He earned the IM title in 1999 and the GM title in 2003, and his subsequent career highlights include joint first places at Ashdod 2004, Zurich 2004, and the Isle of Man 2007, and an appearance on Israel's national Olympiad team in 2004. He also represented Israel at the 2007 European Team Championships, during which he won an individual silver medal for board three with a 2855 performance.

Wikipedia article: Michael Roiz

 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 608  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. M Roiz vs G Sargissian  0-147 1998 EU-ch U16D02 Queen's Pawn Game
2. B Alterman vs M Roiz  ½-½37 1999 Israeli LeagueA33 English, Symmetrical
3. M Roiz vs V Golod  ½-½34 1999 Israeli LeagueE60 King's Indian Defense
4. M Roiz vs Sutovsky ½-½27 2000 ISR-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. M Roiz vs A Kaplivatski  1-045 2001 Israel Open ChD85 Grunfeld
6. Z Gyimesi vs M Roiz  ½-½25 2001 Israel Open ChD97 Grunfeld, Russian
7. M Roiz vs F Doettling  ½-½29 2001 Israel Open ChB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
8. Murey vs M Roiz  0-139 2001 Israel Open ChB23 Sicilian, Closed
9. M Roiz vs K Lerner  ½-½25 2001 Israel Open ChA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. V Golod vs M Roiz  ½-½15 2001 Israel Open ChA04 Reti Opening
11. M Roiz vs B Avrukh  ½-½18 2001 Israel Open ChE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
12. Y Gruenfeld vs M Roiz  1-054 2001 Israel Open ChB40 Sicilian
13. E Alekseev vs M Roiz  1-034 2001 16th Maccabia GMB33 Sicilian
14. M Roiz vs J Shutzman  1-017 2001 16th Maccabia GMD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. S Porat vs M Roiz  0-134 2001 16th Maccabia GME04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
16. M Roiz vs I Bitensky  1-047 2001 16th Maccabia GME92 King's Indian
17. A Bykhovsky vs M Roiz  ½-½11 2001 16th Maccabia GMD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. M Roiz vs V Golod ½-½13 2001 16th Maccabia GMA00 Uncommon Opening
19. A Kaspi vs M Roiz  ½-½58 2001 16th Maccabia GME84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
20. A Mikhalevski vs M Roiz  ½-½70 2001 16th Maccabia GMA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
21. M Roiz vs K Lerner  1-055 2001 16th Maccabia GME15 Queen's Indian
22. M Roiz vs M Zufic  ½-½77 2001 WJunE92 King's Indian
23. Y Vaingorten vs M Roiz  0-132 2001 WJunE10 Queen's Pawn Game
24. M Roiz vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½13 2001 WJunE15 Queen's Indian
25. N Djukic vs M Roiz  0-147 2001 WJunE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 608  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-04-05  Giearth: Nationality: Israel
Birthday: 10-10-1983
Title: GM
ELO: 2593


Sep-04-05  WTHarvey: Here is a little collection of puzzles from Michael's games:
Oct-10-06  BIDMONFA: Michael Roiz

ROIZ, Michael

Nov-01-07  capablancakarpov: 4/4 at European Team Championships and counting... this guy is on fire! Will be in 2700 elo rating soon!
Oct-18-08  zluria: Michael is Player of the Day, today... I played in the same tournament as this guy once. it was the championship of the Israeli army. he won the event easily.

Michael is a very strong Grandmaster, and has represented Israel in several team events. He's a very promising young talent.

While (obviously) strong in all phases of the game, Michael shines especially in the endgame, where he's anybody's match. Here is a shining example: M Roiz vs Karpov, 2007

Sep-08-10  plimko: Roiz is an excellent blitz-player too
Oct-18-11  haydn20: <zluia> I looked at this game and Karpov simply blundered a piece in the middle game, resulting in a quick resignation--no endgame.
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