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Arturs Neiksans
Number of games in database: 465
Years covered: 1995 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2557 (2554 rapid, 2572 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2627

Overall record: +102 -55 =138 (58.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 170 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (70) 
    B51 B52 B92 B90 B32
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C78 C67 C63 C77 C81
 Giuoco Piano (14) 
    C50 C53
 King's Indian Attack (11) 
 French Defense (10) 
    C05 C00 C07 C11 C03
 Sicilian Najdorf (10) 
    B90 B92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (57) 
    B42 B43 B22 B47 B40
 Queen's Indian (26) 
    E15 E17 E12 E16 E14
 Dutch Defense (21) 
    A81 A88 A85 A90 A94
 Sicilian Kan (20) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    E00 A45 A46
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E20 E32 E52 E48 E42
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Neiksans vs D Paiva, 2018 1-0
   M Palac vs A Neiksans, 2015 0-1
   A Neiksans vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2010 1-0
   A Neiksans vs Jobava, 1997 1-0
   A Neiksans vs J Morris, 2015 1-0
   D Howell vs A Neiksans, 2021 1/2-1/2
   M A Maurizzi vs A Neiksans, 2019 1/2-1/2
   A Neiksans vs V Erdos, 2017 1/2-1/2
   A Aleksandrov vs A Neiksans, 2017 1/2-1/2
   D Gumula vs A Neiksans, 2017 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   St Louis Summer C (2019)
   European Team Championship (2011)
   Rilton Cup 2016/17 (2016)
   Riga Technical University Open (2014)
   Czech Open A (2009)
   European Team Championship (1999)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)
   European Championship (2017)
   European Team Championship (2015)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Bundesliga 2019/20 (2019)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

   🏆 Lindores Abbey Tal Mem
   A Neiksans vs R Hovhannisyan (Nov-08-21) 0-1, blitz
   R Hovhannisyan vs A Neiksans (Nov-08-21) 1-0, blitz
   A Neiksans vs B Munguntuul (Nov-08-21) 0-1
   B Munguntuul vs A Neiksans (Nov-08-21) 1-0
   A Neiksans vs T Kuybokarov (Nov-08-21) 1-0

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(born Mar-16-1983, 40 years old) Latvia

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Grandmaster and FIDE Trainer. He was Latvian champion in 1999 and 2011.

Wikipedia article: Arturs Neik%C5%A1%C4%81ns

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 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 486  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ganguly vs A Neiksans  0-1311995Wch U12 DisneyC28 Vienna Game
2. A Neiksans vs Jobava  1-0301997Wch U14B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. Jobava vs A Neiksans  1-0671999Wch U16A94 Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3
4. A Neiksans vs A S Rasmussen  1-0581999Wch U16B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
5. T Oral vs A Neiksans 1-0381999European Team ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
6. A Neiksans vs G Bakhtadze  1-0971999European Team ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
7. A Neiksans vs C Gabriel  ½-½361999European Team ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
8. A Neiksans vs C Gabriel  ½-½361999EU-chT (Men)C50 Giuoco Piano
9. F Bistric vs A Neiksans  ½-½661999European Team ChampionshipA10 English
10. A Neiksans vs N Sommerbauer  ½-½251999European Team ChampionshipB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. H Erdogan vs A Neiksans  ½-½631999European Team ChampionshipA90 Dutch
12. A Huzman vs A Neiksans  1-0551999European Team ChampionshipA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
13. A Neiksans vs O Cvitan  0-1451999European Team ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. A Neiksans vs E Keogh  1-0281999European Team ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
15. V Popov vs A Neiksans 1-0342000Komercni Banka OpenA80 Dutch
16. P Schlosser vs A Neiksans  1-0422000Komercni Banka OpenA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
17. de Firmian vs A Neiksans 1-0492000Istanbul OlympiadC42 Petrov Defense
18. A Neiksans vs P Blehm 0-1422000Istanbul OlympiadB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
19. A Kovacevic vs A Neiksans  0-1862000Istanbul OlympiadC42 Petrov Defense
20. A Neiksans vs L Schandorff  1-0352000Istanbul OlympiadB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
21. A Neiksans vs L Vajda  0-1412001World Junior ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
22. I Bensenousi vs A Neiksans  0-1492001World Junior ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
23. A Neiksans vs S Geirnaert  1-0252001World Junior ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
24. A Neiksans vs K Miton  ½-½482001World Junior ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
25. M Roiz vs A Neiksans  ½-½852001World Junior ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  waddayaplay: Arturs Neiksans is an IM from Latvia, born 1983
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  Tabanus: Winner of the Algimantas Cesnauskas Memorial (Lithuania) in April 2009:

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Winner today of the blitz tournament "Dainava" (Lithuania):

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Winner of Baltija Masters Cup 20-24 June 2010:, congratulations!

Jul-20-10  BIDMONFA: Arturs Neiksans


Feb-09-12  wordfunph: Arturs Neiksans GM title approved by FIDE..

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  Penguincw: Arturs Neiksans wins the 49th Ilmar Raud Memorial with a score of 7/9, half a point ahead of 4 other players.

Jun-29-19  sonia91: He just won the Spring Chess Classic C group in St Louis with 6.5/10:
Aug-14-21  Albertan: This GM has a twitch channel at

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  offramp: There is a famous Dutch footballer, Johan Neeskens. I suppose that their surnames are pronounced identically.
Nov-06-21  ndg2: <offramp><I suppose that their surnames are pronounced identically>Well, the letters 's' and 'k' switch position in their names, so the pronouncation is certainly different.
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  offramp: I should have looked twice!

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