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Riho Liiva
  
Number of games in database: 89
Years covered: 1992 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2456 (2477 rapid, 2566 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +19 -6 =16 (65.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 48 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B22 B40 B23 B54 B52
 Vienna Opening (7) 
    C28 C25 C26 C27
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B10 B17 B15
With the Black pieces:
 Slav (10) 
    D11 D10 D12
 Petrov (7) 
    C42 C43
 Queen's Gambit Declined (5) 
    D31 D30
 Scandinavian (4) 
    B01
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Liiva vs U Haavisto, 1993 1-0
   Shirov vs R Liiva, 2006 0-1
   R Liiva vs Ulf Andersson, 1997 1-0
   R Liiva vs M Soot, 2010 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Team Chess Championships (2007)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   Olympiad (2008)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 12th Puhajarve Rapid
   R Liiva vs N Miezis (Nov-25-12) 1-0, rapid
   T Nyback vs R Liiva (Nov-25-12) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   Kulaots vs R Liiva (Nov-24-12) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   Short vs R Liiva (Nov-23-12) 1-0, rapid

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RIHO LIIVA
(born Jul-04-1975, 42 years old) Estonia

[what is this?]
He is an IM.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 89  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Liiva vs Y Shulman  0-1431992Wch U18B23 Sicilian, Closed
2. R Liiva vs I V Danilov  ½-½321992Ch World (cadets) (under 18)C25 Vienna
3. R Liiva vs Y Shulman  ½-½621993EU-ch U18B40 Sicilian
4. R Liiva vs U Haavisto 1-0191993Hyvinkaa OpenC25 Vienna
5. R Liiva vs R Skrebnevskis 1-0191993Ch Europe (juniors)C27 Vienna Game
6. Barsov vs R Liiva  ½-½221994Bern opD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. R Liiva vs P Haba  ½-½601995Weilburg NBG opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. E Kengis vs R Liiva  1-0731996Keres mem BA06 Reti Opening
9. R Liiva vs A Kveinys  0-1381996Keres mem BB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
10. H Westerinen vs R Liiva  0-1441996Memorial P.Keres b cC30 King's Gambit Declined
11. R Liiva vs Z Gyimesi 1-0611996Memorial P.Keres (b) (cat.10)C28 Vienna Game
12. R Liiva vs O Sepp  ½-½461996Keres mem BC48 Four Knights
13. Smyslov vs R Liiva  ½-½351996Keres Rapid MemorialB30 Sicilian
14. Shirov vs R Liiva  ½-½381996Keres Rapid MemorialD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Chiburdanidze vs R Liiva 0-1641997Keres memD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. R Liiva vs Ulf Andersson 1-0141997Kalev Keres mem rapid, Tallinn ESTB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
17. Oll vs R Liiva 0-1291998EST-chTD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. R Liiva vs Pavasovic  0-1152000Oz.com qual blitzC48 Four Knights
19. R Liiva vs T Gelashvili  0-1432002ICC-ch blitz finB07 Pirc
20. R Liiva vs T Gelashvili  0-1432002ICC-ch blitz finC41 Philidor Defense
21. T Gelashvili vs R Liiva  1-0392002ICC-ch blitz finC48 Four Knights
22. R Liiva vs N Vitiugov  ½-½362006Keres Memorial RapidB40 Sicilian
23. Ivanchuk vs R Liiva 1-0412006Keres Memorial RapidD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. R Liiva vs E Agrest  1-0362006Keres Memorial RapidB50 Sicilian
25. E Berg vs R Liiva  ½-½352006Keres Memorial RapidC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 89  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-26-04  fasting: only 9 games in th database? Seems like a very strong player - who is this?? Beats todays player Oll among other strong GMs
Dec-26-04  iron maiden: Riho Liiva is an International Master from Estonia who recently won a rapid tournament ahead of (among others) Khalifman. http://www.maleliit.ee/modules.php?...
Dec-29-04  fasting: Nice link. - Handicap time, a funny way to run tournaments. Of course it gives better chances to lower rated players! Suddently they can win big tournaments and beat the strong GMs. All though I don't think it is that fair for the game; that because you are higher rated you'll get less time.
Jul-24-06  duu: Riho Liiva is one of the fastest players ever... I mean, I've seen him live playing blitz and what can I say... Wow.
Jul-04-10  wordfunph: Estonian IM with current rating of 2451 and a high of 2460..

his collection includes victories against Oll, Chiburdanidze, Ulf Andersson, Westerinen, Gyimesi, Shirov, Agrest, Arizmendi, Sedlak, Perelshteyn, Sasikiran, Gopal..

Jul-04-10  BIDMONFA: Riho Liiva

LIIVA, Riho
http://www.bidmonfa.com/liiva_riho....
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