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Roland Berzinsh
Number of games in database: 130
Years covered: 1992 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2387 (2462 rapid, 2328 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2478
Overall record: +35 -31 =46 (51.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      18 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (37) 
    B50 B23 B31 B30 B33
 Caro-Kann (5) 
    B17 B10 B12
 French Defense (5) 
    C18 C11 C01 C12 C03
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
    B43 B41
 Pirc (4) 
    B09 B08 B07
 Robatsch (4) 
    B06
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C67 C88 C89 C85 C69
 Queen's Indian (8) 
    E12 E15
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    E00 A40 D05 D02 A45
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E39 E38 E33 E35
 Two Knights (5) 
    C55
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C88 C89 C85
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Berzinsh vs Pribyl, 2001 1-0
   R Berzinsh vs V Meijers, 1995 1-0
   Meduna vs R Berzinsh, 2001 0-1
   M Hennigan vs R Berzinsh, 2009 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   E.U. Championship and Cork Chess Congress (2005)
   Pula Open (2003)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)

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ROLAND BERZINSH
(born Jan-14-1975, 39 years old) Latvia

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He is an IM.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 130  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Gullaksen vs R Berzinsh  ½-½22 1992 EU-chT (Men)C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
2. R Berzinsh vs I Novikov  ½-½25 1992 EU-chT (Men)B23 Sicilian, Closed
3. R Berzinsh vs Hoi  1-070 1992 EU-chT (Men)B06 Robatsch
4. B Zueger vs R Berzinsh  1-027 1992 EU-chT (Men)E15 Queen's Indian
5. R Berzinsh vs V Maidla  ½-½19 1992 EU-chT (Men)B23 Sicilian, Closed
6. M Tobyas vs R Berzinsh  0-151 1992 Mlada Boleslav (Czech Republic)C55 Two Knights Defense
7. R Berzinsh vs Leko  ½-½31 1992 Debrecen ETCB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
8. S Tatai vs R Berzinsh  ½-½36 1992 EU-chT (Men)C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
9. M Holoubkova vs R Berzinsh  ½-½20 1992 Mlada Boleslav (Czech Republic)C45 Scotch Game
10. R Berzinsh vs A Galliamova  1-043 1993 Naberezhnye Chelny B23 Sicilian, Closed
11. N Riabych vs R Berzinsh  0-134 1993 It (open)C26 Vienna
12. R Berzinsh vs P Balogh  1-042 1993 Sala opC11 French
13. G Timoshenko vs R Berzinsh  1-049 1993 Naberezhnye ChelnyC49 Four Knights
14. P Vavra vs R Berzinsh  0-157 1994 It (open) (juniors)C29 Vienna Gambit
15. F Tepper vs R Berzinsh  0-168 1994 It (open)C55 Two Knights Defense
16. R Berzinsh vs F Prescha  ½-½22 1994 Oberliga Mittelrhein 9394C50 Giuoco Piano
17. R Berzinsh vs M Brodsky  ½-½26 1995 Riga opB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. R Berzinsh vs V Meijers 1-014 1995 LatviaC23 Bishop's Opening
19. R Berzinsh vs Movsesian  ½-½40 1995 Prague Mladi opB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. R Berzinsh vs Movsesian  ½-½9 1997 After GP MladiB23 Sicilian, Closed
21. Oral vs R Berzinsh  1-036 1997 After GP MladiC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
22. K Mokry vs R Berzinsh  1-053 1997 After GP MladiC88 Ruy Lopez
23. R Berzinsh vs Movsesian  0-135 1998 CZE-chT 9899B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
24. Oral vs R Berzinsh  1-066 1998 CZE-chT 9899C67 Ruy Lopez
25. R Berzinsh vs Vokac  ½-½26 1998 Trinec OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 130  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-27-06  BIDMONFA: Roland Berzinsh

BERZINSH, Roland
http://www.bidmonfa.com/berzinsh_ro...
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Dec-18-09  dagwood2005: http://www.chessbase.com/news/2009/...

A brilliant effort from this master!

Mar-12-10  alexrawlings: I understand that the game between Roland Berzinsh and Michael Hennigan at last year's London Classic Open (2009) won the brilliancy prize. Could someone or chessgames post this game?

Here is the position when the brilliancy move was made:


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With black to play and 1.. Qxf2+! 2 Kxf2 Rxe2+ 3 Kxf3 (or 3 Kg1 f2#)Bg4 4 Kf4 Bh6#

May-25-10  JonDSouzaEva: Here is the game. I'll submit it to chessgames.com as well.

[Event "London Classic FIDE Op"]
[Site "London Olympia"]
[Date "2009.12.12"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Hennigan, Michael T"]
[Black "Berzinsh, Roland"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A07"]
[WhiteElo "2385"]
[BlackElo "2424"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2009.12.08"]
[EventType "swiss"]
[EventRounds "9"]
[EventCountry "ENG"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d3 d5
6. Nbd2 Nc6 7. c4 d4 8. a3 a5 9. b3 Nd7 10. Rb1 Nc5
11. Ne1 e5 12. Nc2 f5 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 Na4 15. Bb2 e4 16. Nb3 Nxb2 17. Rxb2 Kh8 18. Rb1 exd3 19. exd3 f4 20. Nc5 Ra7 21. Ra1 Rxa1 22. Qxa1 f3 23. Bh1 Nxb4 24. Nxb4 Qe7 25.Qa7 b6 26. Nca6 Bh3 27. Rb1 Re8 28. Nc2 Qe2 29.Nab4 h5 $1 30. Qa1 Qxf2+ 31. Kxf2 Re2+ 32. Kxf3 Bg4+ 33. Kf4 Bh6#

Jun-09-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Very sporting play by Michael Hennigan to allow Berzinsh to sacrifice his Queen and finish with a nice checkmate.
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