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Rajaram R Laxman
Number of games in database: 196
Years covered: 1998 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2449 (2455 rapid, 2527 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2474

Overall record: +66 -50 =73 (54.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 7 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    D02 A46 E10 A40 E00
 Slav (14) 
    D11 D12 D13 D10 D15
 English (11) 
    A15 A14 A10 A13 A17
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A06 A05
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D85 D90 D91
 King's Indian (4) 
    E94 E60 E91
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (22) 
    C77 C84 C92 C67 C91
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E32 E40 E34 E20 E46
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (14) 
    C84 C92 C96 C91 C90
 Petrov (9) 
 English (7) 
    A13 A14
 Queen's Indian (6) 
    E14 E12 E17 E15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Nakamura vs R R Laxman, 2006 0-1
   S Williams vs R R Laxman, 1998 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dubai Open (2008)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   Commonwealth and South African Open (2011)
   Indian Premier National A Championship (2009)
   4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament (2009)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)
   Dubai Open (2010)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   Kolkata Open (2012)
   13th Dubai Open (2011)
   Dubai Chess Open (2015)

   🏆 Kolkata Open
   U R Sahoo vs R R Laxman (May-22-18) 1/2-1/2
   R R Laxman vs A Gupta (May-21-18) 0-1
   R R Laxman vs Kulkarni Ojas (May-20-18) 1-0
   C Sandipan vs R R Laxman (May-19-18) 1-0
   R R Laxman vs Leon Luke Mendonca (May-18-18) 1-0

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(born Feb-05-1983, 35 years old) India

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GM Rajaram Laxman. IM in 2004, GM in 2009. Rated 2521 in April 2009. Commonwealth champion in 2010. ICC: INDIAN-ELEPHANT.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 196  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Williams vs R R Laxman  0-1521998Wch U20A84 Dutch
2. R R Laxman vs Zhong Zhang  0-1311998World Junior ChampionshipA81 Dutch
3. Ulibin vs R R Laxman  1-025199910th Goodricke Int.B06 Robatsch
4. K Akshayraj vs R R Laxman 0-1372004Piloo Mody OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
5. R R Laxman vs P M Kotsur 0-1732004Piloo Mody OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
6. R R Laxman vs S Suvrajit  ½-½72004Piloo Mody OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. R R Laxman vs Sakaev  0-1412005VI Ciudad de Dos Hermanas InternetD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. Sakaev vs R R Laxman  ½-½552005VI Ciudad de Dos Hermanas InternetE12 Queen's Indian
9. R R Laxman vs Sakaev  0-1552005VI Ciudad de Dos Hermanas InternetA15 English
10. Z Rahman vs R R Laxman  ½-½502005Asian Chess ChampionshipA13 English
11. R R Laxman vs Yu Shaoteng  ½-½612005Asian Chess ChampionshipA17 English
12. Ganguly vs R R Laxman  1-0582005Asian Chess ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
13. R R Laxman vs G Xie  0-1282005Asian Chess ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
14. A Mohd Omar vs R R Laxman  0-1612005Asian Chess ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
15. R R Laxman vs D Sharma  1-0612005Asian Chess ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Al Rakib Mollah Abdullah vs R R Laxman  1-0372005Asian Chess ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
17. R R Laxman vs T Bakre  0-1362005Asian Chess ChampionshipA33 English, Symmetrical
18. N Babu vs R R Laxman  0-1402005Asian Chess ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. Z Rahman vs R R Laxman  1-04620064th Parsvnath Intl Chess Tmt,Round 8A13 English
20. A Tiwari vs R R Laxman  0-14920061st ONGC CupB25 Sicilian, Closed
21. Nakamura vs R R Laxman  1-0582006VII Dos Hermanas InternetB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. R R Laxman vs Nakamura  0-1542006VII Dos Hermanas InternetA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
23. Nakamura vs R R Laxman 0-1442006VII Dos Hermanas InternetA45 Queen's Pawn Game
24. R R Laxman vs Nakamura  0-1372006VII Dos Hermanas InternetA15 English
25. R R Laxman vs M Swati 1-0162008Dubai OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 196  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-08-06  Whitehat1963: This guy might be a better player if he weren't so lax, man!
Jul-26-06  SNiraj: Laxman won a tournament in Sri Lanka recently by scoring 9/9 ...
Sep-25-06  SNiraj: Laxman qualifies for the first time in his career for the National 'A'. Congrats!
Dec-23-08  patzer of patzers: I don't think it's up-to-date, but it has some interesting info If you're interested, this has a lot of his games.

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  Tabanus: GM Rajaram Laxman, India, born 25 February 1983. Now rated 2485,

IM in 2004, GM in 2009. Rated 2521 in April 2009. ICC: INDIAN-ELEPHANT. Gives chess lessons for 30 USD per hour. Said to have been able to perform huge mathematical calculations in seconds, when he was a child.

Played for India II in the Asian Team Ch 2009 (board 3).

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Placed 7th in Dubai Open 2008 (1st GM norm), 3rd in Gurgaon Open (India) Jan. 2009 (2nd GM norm), 22nd in Kolkata Open Sept. 2009 (3rd GM norm).

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  Tabanus: Second place today and Commonwealth Champion 2010:, congratulations!

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  perfidious: Did he ever play lacrosse?
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  Penguincw: Congrats to 26th seed Rajaram R Laxman (2417) for his performance at the Mumbai Open. He scored 7/10 (+5,-1,=4), with the highlight being his win over 2nd seed Levan Pantsulaia (2616). Overall, he gained 18.9 points.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Rajaram Laxman.

I wonder if his friends call him Roger Ramjet?

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