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Aloyzas Kveinys
Number of games in database: 715
Years covered: 1983 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2537 (2474 rapid, 2461 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2550

Overall record: +252 -120 =314 (59.6%)*
   * 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 (55) 
    B31 B70 B30 B93 B43
 Queen's Gambit Declined (34) 
    D37 D35 D30 D38 D31
 King's Indian (28) 
    E60 E62 E63 E64 E61
 Nimzo Indian (27) 
    E32 E56 E42 E21 E38
 English (23) 
    A15 A13 A10 A14 A11
 Queen's Pawn Game (18) 
    D02 E00 A46 A40 A45
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (113) 
    B43 B42 B40 B41 B22
 Sicilian Kan (68) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (37) 
    A46 E00 E10 A45 D05
 Nimzo Indian (31) 
    E32 E21 E20 E42 E46
 Queen's Gambit Declined (17) 
    D37 D35 D39 D30
 Orthodox Defense (16) 
    D62 D52 D63 D61 D51
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Kveinys vs Tiviakov, 2002 1/2-1/2
   Hracek vs A Kveinys, 1992 0-1
   A Y Rotstein vs A Kveinys, 1991 0-1
   A Kveinys vs Speelman, 2002 1-0
   A Kveinys vs K Gawehns, 2002 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs A Kveinys, 2010 0-1
   M Al-Modiahki vs A Kveinys, 2008 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Zürich Meister (2004)
   Reykjavik Open (2008)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   Fagernes GM Open (2014)
   Pula Open (2003)
   Reykjavik Open (2010)
   XXII Reykjavik Open (2006)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)
   MetLife Warsaw Najdorf Chess Festival (2017)
   Reykjavik Open (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Club Cup (2017)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)

   🏆 French Team Championship
   A Kveinys vs J van Foreest (Jun-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Kosten vs A Kveinys (Jun-04-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Kveinys vs M Bluebaum (Jun-03-18) 1/2-1/2
   M Cornette vs A Kveinys (Jun-02-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Riazantsev vs A Kveinys (May-31-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-09-1962, died Jul-26-2018, 56 years old) Lithuania

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IM in 1990, GM in 1992. Champion of Lithuania 1983 (shared), 1986, 2001 (shared), and 2008. Played in the Olympiads 1992 (board 4), 1994 (bd. 3), 1996 (bd. 2), 2000 (bd. 1), 2002 (bd. 4), 2004 (bd. 3), 2006 (bd. 2, +4), and 2008 (bd. 1). In 2010 he won the GM tourn. in Moss, Norway. Won the 30th ChessOrg Schachfestival 2014 in Germany. (1) He was also a FIDE Trainer (2016).


Wikipedia article: Aloyzas Kveinys

Last updated: 2018-07-29 08:10:50

 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 715  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Chernin vs A Kveinys  1-0111983Mikenas CupA21 English
2. V Vepkhvishvili vs A Kveinys  0-1751985Klaipeda FestivalC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
3. Dreev vs A Kveinys  ½-½36198618th Soviet Team-ch qual group 3A46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. A Kveinys vs A Petrosian  1-0581986URS-ch sfB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
5. Psakhis vs A Kveinys  1-0291986URS-ch sfD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. A Kveinys vs N Legky  1-0201987USSRC03 French, Tarrasch
7. A Kveinys vs E Vladimirov  0-1431988URS Cup rapidC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
8. Karpov vs A Kveinys 1-0201988RigaB50 Sicilian
9. A Kveinys vs G Orlov  ½-½151989BelgorodC07 French, Tarrasch
10. Plachetka vs A Kveinys  ½-½371990Rimavska SobotaD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
11. A Kveinys vs Kupreichik  0-1371990Rimavska Sobota 49/704E70 King's Indian
12. A Kveinys vs W Schmidt  1-0521990POL-chTC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
13. A Kveinys vs J Lechtynsky  0-1241990Rimavska SobotaB15 Caro-Kann
14. A Kveinys vs W Schmidt  ½-½271990POL-chTB40 Sicilian
15. A Kveinys vs I Stohl  ½-½271990Rimavska SobotaD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
16. K Mokry vs A Kveinys  1-0391990Rimavska SobotaC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. Kupreichik vs A Kveinys  1-0361990WarsawB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. Romanishin vs A Kveinys  ½-½261990Groningen opE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
19. V Tukmakov vs A Kveinys  ½-½621990Groningen opD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. C Hansen vs A Kveinys  1-0491990Groningen opD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
21. A Kveinys vs Balashov  ½-½221991MiedzybrodzieC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. K Spraggett vs A Kveinys ½-½651991TorcyA00 Uncommon Opening
23. Petursson vs A Kveinys  0-1401991It TorcyD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Krasenkow vs A Kveinys  ½-½151991PolandD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. Wojtkiewicz vs A Kveinys  0-1491991PolandE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 715  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-26-05  stijn: this is a very strong player
May-26-05  MoonlitKnight: I saw Kveinys play in Oslo this easter. The man sure has skills. He's also a very likeable character.
Jul-09-06  BIDMONFA: Aloyzas Kveinys

KVEINYS, Aloyzas

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Aloyzas Kveinys, Lithuania, born 9 July 1962. Now rated 2531,

IM in 1990, GM in 1992. Rated 2555 in 1993 (World no. 123). Rated 2555 in 1997, 2565 in July 2004. Chessmetrics has 2593 and World no. 72 in 1989.

He is a team player, incl. in German Bundesliga and for chess club Moss in Norway. Said to be very solid, rarely losing to players < 2650, and often winning against < 2400.

Champion of Lithuania 1983 (shared), 1986, 2001 (shared), and 2008.

Played in the olympiads 1992 (board 4), 1994 (bd. 3), 1996 (bd. 2), 2000 (bd. 1), 2002 (bd. 4), 2004 (bd. 3), 2006 (bd. 2, +4), and 2008 (bd. 1).

Biographies: (in German) (in Polish) (in Norwegian)


Placed 1st in Cappelle la Grande 2002, 1st in Bad Wörishofen 2004, 2nd in Pula Open 2005, 2nd in Neuchatel Open (France) 2007, 4th in Reykjavik Open 2008, 1st in Gausdal Classics GM-B (Norway) 2008.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He won Sunday the GM tourn. in Moss, Norway. Standings 7 rounds: http://turneringsservice.sjakklubb....,

after which no. 1 and 2 played two games (two draws), no. 3 vs no. 4, etc., producing this final table:

1. GM Kveinys LTU 2531
2. GM Miezis LAT 2525
3. GM Berg SWE 2594
4. IM Elsness NOR 2460
5. Kovachev NOR 2239
6. FM Løvik NOR 2345
7. IM Haugli NOR 2314
8. Getz NOR 2264

Picture from the tournament: (Kveinys, Miezis, Berg)


Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: is he going to play for Lithuania in Khanti-Mansisyk Olympiad?

happy birthday GM Kveinys!

Jul-19-10  Remizatorul: Nice pics gallery here...
May-27-12  Adriano Saldanha: I thinks he names a modern Sicilian defense variation (B40s): 4 ...Qb6.
May-28-12  Shams: <Adriano> Do you mean the Grivas variation?
Apr-09-13  Kurochi: <Shams> No, Grivas starts out with 2...Nc6, which may lead to openings like Rossolimo and similar, so it's not that easy to get into it.. Kveinys plays Kan move order and I find it an easier way to get into Qb6 stuff - 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6. Now the only move is 5. Nb3, all others - and black is at least equal. (e.g. 5. Nc3 Bc5!)
Jul-27-18  Stonehenge: RIP GM Kveinys.
Jul-27-18  Eastfrisian: Sad news, RIP GM Kveinys.
Jul-27-18  Stonehenge: Obituary:

Premium Chessgames Member
  diagonal: Thank you for this well-founded obituary and portrait of Grandmaster Kveinys, a popular Open player and renowned trainer.

For last month, July 2018, he had no less than 21 FIDE rated games in classical chess:

Nice picture of ALOYZAS KVEINYS in the Top player GALLERY (scroll) of the recent 'ad Gredine' Open 2018:

Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: rest in peace, GM Kveinys..
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