Number of games in database: 81
Years covered: 1990 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2513 (2523 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2515
Overall record: +19 -17 =37 (51.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
8 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Schmaltz vs R Har-Zvi, 2001 0-1
REBEL vs R Har-Zvi, 2000 1/2-1/2
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(born Oct-13-1976, 42 years old) Israel
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|In 1991, Ronen Har-Zvi took 2nd in the World U16 championship. In 1992, he won the World U16 championship. In 1995, he was awarded the GM title.|
Wikipedia article: Ronen Har-Zvi
| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 81
|1. R Har-Zvi vs G Hernandez Guerrero
|| ||0-1||39||1990||Lyon FRA||A25 English|
|2. Beim vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||½-½||18||1991||Rishon Le Ziyyon||A36 English|
|3. R Har-Zvi vs Bronstein
||1-0||30||1991||Rishon le Zion||A21 English|
|4. E Liss vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||½-½||24||1991||Tel Aviv||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|5. R Har-Zvi vs M I Sorokin
|| ||½-½||27||1992||Open||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|6. R Har-Zvi vs M Kaminski
|| ||1-0||50||1992||WchJM-U16||A10 English|
|7. B Finegold vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||0-1||40||1992||Open||E97 King's Indian|
|8. Kramnik vs R Har-Zvi
||½-½||39||1992||Oakham||E81 King's Indian, Samisch|
|9. Sakaev vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||1-0||53||1992||Open||E97 King's Indian|
|10. Rublevsky vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||1-0||23||1992||Oakham||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|11. Ulibin vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||0-1||41||1992||Young Masters||B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4|
|12. R Har-Zvi vs Svidler
|| ||½-½||50||1992||x,III-IV||A21 English|
|13. Svidler vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||½-½||28||1992||ChWmU16 Duisburg UTYSO||B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation|
|14. R Har-Zvi vs A M Galliamova
|| ||½-½||59||1992||Oakham UENGO||A27 English, Three Knights System|
|15. Wojtkiewicz vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||1-0||29||1993||It open||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|16. V Kovacevic vs R Har-Zvi
||0-1||64||1993||Zagreb zt (01) ;CBM 35||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|17. Psakhis vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||1-0||33||1993||Zagreb (zt) 57/571||E81 King's Indian, Samisch|
|18. B V Alterman vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||1-0||23||1993||Israel||D49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|19. R Har-Zvi vs Korchnoi
||½-½||44||1993||Hoogovens Open||C01 French, Exchange|
|20. M Gurevich vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||1-0||61||1993||Hoogovens Open||E97 King's Indian|
|21. R Har-Zvi vs Van der Wiel
|| ||0-1||33||1993||Hoogovens Open||B56 Sicilian|
|22. D Reinderman vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||½-½||56||1993||Hoogovens Open||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|23. R Har-Zvi vs G Schwartzman
|| ||½-½||16||1993||Hoogovens Open||C01 French, Exchange|
|24. H Grooten vs R Har-Zvi
|| ||0-1||39||1993||Hoogovens Open||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|25. R Har-Zvi vs R Cifuentes
|| ||½-½||63||1993||Hoogovens Open||B30 Sicilian|
| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 81
|Jan-12-07|| ||Ch3ckmate: hes bullet games in playchess are great entertainment!|
|Jan-19-07|| ||you vs yourself: This guy once was the under 16 world champion. He's an Israeli GM and if I'm not mistaken, he married an American and is now living in NY.|
|Jan-17-08|| ||Joshka: He's on with Mig now covering Corus '08.|
|Jan-06-09|| ||KingG: Here's a video of Har-Zvi deiscussing one of this bullet games. The game is absolutely incredible considering it's 1min chess. I think almost anyone would be proud of it even in classical chess.|
Tim Krabbe has an item on it(no 178): http://www.xs4all.nl/~timkr/chess2/...
|Jan-06-09|| ||KingG: Here is the PGN btw:
[Event "Bullet: 1min'"]
1. e4 Nc6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bc5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5.
Nge2 d6 6. h3 Bb6 7. O-O O-O 8. Kh2 Re8 9. f4 exf4 10. gxf4 Ng4+ 11. Kg3 Nf2
12. Rxf2 Qh4+ 13. Kxh4 Bxf2+ 14. Ng3 Re6 15. Kg4 Nd4 16. f5 Rg6+ 17. Kf4 Rxg3
18. Qf1 g5+ 19. fxg6 Ne6+ 20. Kf5 Ng7+ 21. Kf6 Rxg6+ 22. Ke7 Re6+ 23. Kd8 Bb6
24. Nd5 Re8# 0-1
White is the German GM Roland Schmaltz, Black is Ronen Har-Zvi.
|Mar-09-09|| ||blacksburg: he thought for 1 second before playing 12...Qh4+. 1 second. ridiculous.|
|Jun-24-10|| ||jrichman38: Ronen now lives in Brownsville,Texas and coaches the UTB team.|
|Feb-27-11|| ||wordfunph: "That's very nice Ronen, but it's not such a glamorous life as you might think. You will spend the next 30 years of your life living out of suitcases and fighting for control of the d5 square."|
- GM Nigel Davies (counsel to his former student Ronen Har-Zvi who wanted to be a chess professional)
|Feb-27-11|| ||wordfunph: ...and the next time they met, Ronen told GM Davies that he wanted to be a lawyer.|
|Feb-27-11|| ||Kazzak: @KingG
A beautiful game, the bullet you posted. Incredible.
Don't see this every day.
click for larger view
|May-07-12|| ||FSR: Har-Zvi's famous bullet game is at Schmaltz vs R Har-Zvi, 2001.|
|May-07-12|| ||FSR: Har-Zvi in Rublevsky-Har-Zvi, 1993 (apparently not published anywhere) was the first to play the extremely important TN 13...d5!! later seen in games like Delchev vs Ivanchuk, 2003.|
|Jul-11-12|| ||BIDMONFA: Ronen Har-Zvi|
HAR ZVI, Ronen
|Oct-13-12|| ||waustad: Happy b'day Ronen. I've enjoyed your work sometimes on chessfm.|
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