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Michael Aigner
Number of games in database: 26
Years covered: 2000 to 2007
Last FIDE rating: 2096
Highest rating achieved in database: 2298
Overall record: +5 -19 =2 (23.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-06-1974, 43 years old) United States of America

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USCF Life Master. He tied for second in the 2006 U.S. Open, and played in the 2007 U.S. Championship. He is a coach for junior players.

note: there's also a Michael Aigner from Austria. He was born on the 10th of May, 1967.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Aigner vs Movsesian qual blitzA02 Bird's Opening
2. John Lai vs M Aigner  0-1272000Carroll Capps memC44 King's Pawn Game
3. E Schiller vs M Aigner 0-1442001Mechanics SummerA80 Dutch
4. M Umansky vs M Aigner 1-0412003Internet Section 18-AA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
5. M Aigner vs Akobian  0-1272003North American opA03 Bird's Opening
6. E Schiller vs M Aigner 0-1392004Berkeley (People's)A80 Dutch
7. S Williams vs M Aigner  1-0322004Dos HermanasA02 Bird's Opening
8. M Aigner vs Akobian  0-1272004National opB07 Pirc
9. D Pruess vs M Aigner  1-0322004Mark Pinto IMC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. D Gurevich vs M Aigner  1-0342005National OpenA80 Dutch
11. M Aigner vs D Gurevich  0-1252005National OpenB26 Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3
12. Akobian vs M Aigner 1-0292005National OpenA80 Dutch
13. M Gagunashvili vs M Aigner  1-0212006National OpenA90 Dutch
14. G Kacheishvili vs M Aigner  1-0522006National OpenA80 Dutch
15. Sadvakasov vs M Aigner  ½-½712006National OpenA10 English
16. J Becerra Rivero vs M Aigner  1-0442007US ChampionshipsC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. M Aigner vs R Hess ½-½822007US ChampionshipsB24 Sicilian, Closed
18. M Langer vs M Aigner  1-0652007US ChampionshipsB33 Sicilian
19. Mulyar vs M Aigner  1-0272007US ChampionshipsC53 Giuoco Piano
20. M Aigner vs C Airapetian 0-1522007US ChampionshipsA02 Bird's Opening
21. M Aigner vs T Braunlich  0-1722007US ChampionshipsB01 Scandinavian
22. M Movsisyan vs M Aigner  0-1532007US ChampionshipsB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
23. I Zenyuk vs M Aigner  0-1432007US ChampionshipsA80 Dutch
24. M Aigner vs Browne  0-1402007US ChampionshipsB25 Sicilian, Closed
25. M Aigner vs J Becerra Rivero  0-1312007National OpenC45 Scotch Game
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-05-04  apple head: I know this guy
Feb-23-05  InfinityCircuit: So do I. He's an NM for those who are interested, and has a rare disease that has deformed his body, and possibly caused other abnormalities. It's incredible that he can reach this level despite this.

I've just uploaded one of his games against IM DeGuzman, which he sadly lost.

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  whiskeyrebel: I've watched him play at a couple tournaments. Not only are his games exciting, I've noticed he seems to be very willing to chat with kids and let them benefit from his knowledge. I'm definetly a Michael Aigner fan for more than one reason.
Feb-28-05  InfinityCircuit: I wonder why the game I uploaded hasn't shown up. Saragossa (1.c3) is A00, correct?
Oct-04-05  GMAstle: Michael Aigner is probably the coolest chess player that i have had the opportunity to meet. I see him as one of my friends for his selfless dedication to the game, and a kind heart. If anyone is interested you can look at his webpage at fpawn rules.
Mar-11-06  shor: is M aigner he same as Michael Aigner?
Jun-26-06  Kings Indian: Yup fpawn rules! I know this guy too, he's very nice and is a good teacher. I'm not one of his students but i've seen him many times at the sacramento chess club and in tournaments. His rating is around 2300 now.
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  Landman: Mike just had a great tournament at the 2006 US Open - 7.5/9, tied for 2-11 with 7 GMs and 2 IMs. He drew Fedorowicz in the last round on Board 2.
May-25-08  kobesarmy: he's a great player, and has taught some state champion students (Danya Naroditzsky)
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  GrahamClayton: <GMAstle>If anyone is interested you can look at his webpage at fpawn rules.

Looking at Aigner's most played openings, is an apt name for his website!

Aug-15-10  rapidcitychess: This guy plays on ICC as <f5>.
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  GrahamClayton: It seems that Aigner has put his playing career on hold to become a coach to several of the most promising junior players in the United States:

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  wordfunph: "For me, chess is a sport. Since I am physically disabled I can't play real sports, but chess has a lot of the competitive aspects that a real sport would have."

- Michael Aigner

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  whiteshark: "When you have a winning position, <K.I.S.S.>" (keep it simple, stupid).

-- Michael Aigner

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