Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Maxim Rodshtein
Number of games in database: 802
Years covered: 1999 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2614 (2624 rapid, 2555 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2710

Overall record: +311 -137 =313 (61.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 41 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (49) 
    D12 D11 D16 D15 D17
 King's Indian (48) 
    E90 E60 E94 E71 E97
 Queen's Indian (36) 
    E15 E17 E16
 Queen's Gambit Declined (32) 
    D38 D31 D35 D37 D30
 Semi-Slav (28) 
    D45 D44 D43 D47
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    E10 A40 A50 E00 A46
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (68) 
    B12 B18 B13 B11 B17
 Sicilian (51) 
    B32 B42 B43 B90 B84
 Grunfeld (44) 
    D85 D97 D86 D80 D83
 Semi-Slav (26) 
    D45 D44 D43 D48
 French Defense (24) 
    C07 C00 C18 C11 C01
 Slav (22) 
    D12 D11 D10 D17
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Rodshtein vs A Diamant, 2009 1-0
   M Rodshtein vs T Kotanjian, 2008 1-0
   M Rodshtein vs I Caspi, 2008 1-0
   M Rodshtein vs B Amin, 2005 1-0
   M Rodshtein vs Zhou Jianchao, 2011 1-0
   M Rodshtein vs T L Petrosian, 2008 1-0
   Fedorchuk vs M Rodshtein, 2009 0-1
   J L Hammer vs M Rodshtein, 2007 0-1
   B Gundavaa vs M Rodshtein, 2009 0-1
   M Rodshtein vs M Tazbir, 2016 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Unive Open (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2006)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   European Championship (2019)
   Hastings 2014/15 (2014)
   Wroclaw Chess Festival (2010)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2014)
   European Championship (2010)
   48th World Junior Championship (2009)
   European Team Championship (2017)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   European Championship (2015)
   European Championship (2013)
   European Championship (2012)

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   M Rodshtein vs Lupulescu (Aug-16-20) 0-1, rapid
   Bologan vs M Rodshtein (Aug-15-20) 0-1, rapid
   M Rodshtein vs T Kantans (Aug-14-20) 0-1, rapid
   D Mastrovasilis vs M Rodshtein (Aug-14-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   M Rodshtein vs D Kokarev (Nov-16-19) 1-0

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Maxim Rodshtein
Search Google for Maxim Rodshtein
FIDE player card for Maxim Rodshtein

(born Jan-19-1989, 32 years old) Russia (federation/nationality Israel)

[what is this?]

Grandmaster. World U-16 champion in 2004, champion of Israel in 2006, and runner up on tiebreak in 2008. Rodshtein won the Andorra International Open in 2007 and the Open de Sants (Spain) in 2010, and came 2nd in the Politiken Cup in 2010. He won individual and board silver for Israel at the Olympiad (2008) in Dresden and team bronze at the Chess Olympiad (2010) in Khantiy Mansiysk. His 8th placement in the European Individual Championship (2010) earned him qualification into the World Cup (2011), however, he lost in the first round to Indian GM Pentala Harikrishna. He placed =4th (5th on tiebreak) at the Aeroflot Open (2012). Winner of Unive Open (2013).

Rodshtein's 7.5/11 at the European Individual Championship (2015) earned him qualification to the World Cup (2015) where he defeated Venezuelan GM Eduardo Patricio Iturrizaga Bonelli in the first round but was eliminated in the second round when he lost to Ukrainian superstar Vassily Ivanchuk.

He is married to Tereza Rodshtein.

Wikipedia article: Maxim Rodshtein

Last updated: 2019-01-19 05:12:53

 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 802  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vachier-Lagrave vs M Rodshtein 1-0381999Wch U10B32 Sicilian
2. M Rodshtein vs Bu Xiangzhi  ½-½492000KasparovChess Cadet GP netA61 Benoni
3. Bu Xiangzhi vs M Rodshtein  1-0422000KasparovChess Cadet GP netE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
4. A Mikhalevski vs M Rodshtein  1-0362001Israel Open ChD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. P Kokol vs M Rodshtein  ½-½382001EYCC B12B32 Sicilian
6. M Rodshtein vs R Swinkels  1-0342001EYCC B12D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
7. A Romashko vs M Rodshtein  0-1402001EYCC B12B32 Sicilian
8. M Rodshtein vs Nepomniachtchi  0-1722001EYCC B12A57 Benko Gambit
9. M Rodshtein vs S Zhigalko  1-0622001EYCC B12D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. T Warakomski vs M Rodshtein  0-1422001EYCC B12B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
11. M Rodshtein vs J Mihailovs  ½-½422001EYCC B12A56 Benoni Defense
12. D Andreikin vs M Rodshtein  1-0372001EYCC B12B32 Sicilian
13. M Rodshtein vs Karjakin  ½-½772001World Championship U12D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
14. A Susilodinata vs M Rodshtein  1-0512001World Championship U12B32 Sicilian
15. M Rodshtein vs T Coleman  1-0442001World Championship U12E98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
16. V Agafii vs M Rodshtein  0-1372001World Championship U12D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. M Rodshtein vs L Wu 0-1342001World Championship U12E97 King's Indian
18. H Stander vs M Rodshtein  0-1272001World Championship U12A07 King's Indian Attack
19. M Rodshtein vs R Jumabayev  ½-½452001World Championship U12E97 King's Indian
20. A Samsonkin vs M Rodshtein  0-1482001World Championship U12C19 French, Winawer, Advance
21. M Rodshtein vs D Howell  0-1322001World Championship U12D96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
22. Golod vs M Rodshtein  1-0372004Israeli ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. M Rodshtein vs D Belenky  1-0292004Israeli ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. M Rodshtein vs B Kantsler  0-1352004Israeli ChampionshipA36 English
25. A Krayz vs M Rodshtein  ½-½362004Israeli ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 802  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Rodshtein wins | Rodshtein loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-06-06  BIDMONFA: Maxim Rodshtein


Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Wow! Whos is this? For me a strong unknown female GM....Bio and Picture please!!
Sep-23-07  refutor: <technical draw> note that maxim rodshtein played in the Boys U18 championship so i don't think it's a female GM
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: <refutor> Right you are. Gender mistake. Here's a bio:
Feb-19-08  TheBB: I played this guy in a simul once. He definitely possesses the property of nonfemaleness.

In other news, he's (one of) the scourge(s) of Aeroflot these days:

Jul-24-08  ravel5184: Anyone who wants to see more games of <TheBB> come to my forum and watch the show! ravel5184 chessforum
Nov-25-08  notyetagm: Rodshtein just won team Silver (Israel) and individual Silver (Board 5) medals at the Dresden Olympiad.
Feb-23-09  timhortons: <In other news, he's (one of) the scourge(s) of Aeroflot these days:>

he say early bye in aeroflot 2009, play real bad.

Nov-18-09  walker: This guy is so young, has achieved 2650 rating and is not widely known. When will be his next tournament?
Nov-18-09  walker: I see now...<He is currently an Israeli Air Force soldier>
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: 8th place and 2728 perf. in European Championship 2010:

Jul-21-10  zluria: Good Luck at Biel, Maxim!
Maxim kicked off with a fine win against Negi, in which he made Nagi "look like a child": M Rodshtein vs Negi, 2010 .

Black offers the exchange with 8. ... b5, but Rodstein's sharp eye discerns that he can win rather easily by declining the offer and instead attacking the weakened Queenside.

Jul-21-10  polarmis: Not the most elaborate comment ever made, but Gelfand has this to say about Rodshtein in a recent interview:

<Is there any promising chess star in Israel? Who would you point to as a potential 2700 player in the coming years?

I think Maxim Rodshtein is the most promising. He assisted me in Khanty-Mansiysk, and I got to know him better there. He’s got all the requirements to get to 2700 in the next few years. Again I really hope that it works out for him. And I’ll try to help.>

Jul-21-10  nanobrain: But Negi seems to be off-form. Let's see how he fares with So today.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: 7th in Biel:

2nd in Politiken Cup (Denmark) 31 July - 8 August 2010:

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Winner with 2744 perf. of Open de Sants (Spain) 20-29 August 2010:

Aug-28-11  solskytz: Had the honor of beating him once in Active chess, when he was an 2100 rated child prodigy (I was some 300 points lower). We got a totally equal and totally dynamic position with many pieces and possibilities, where we both had 3 minutes on the clock... and probably experience and maturity played a role.
Jan-04-16  detritus: Rodshtein just hit 2700.0 in the live ratings with a win over Alexander Donchenko in Round 8 of the Rilton Cup in Sweden. He's sitting on 7/8, a half-point ahead of Jon Ludvig Hammer, who crested 2700 a few rounds earlier in the same tournament.
Jan-05-16  zluria: Congratulations Maxim! 2700, Woohoo!
Jan-05-16  waustad: With both top players winning, he wound up at 8/9 to win this year's Rilton Cup.
Jan-05-16  sonia91: Congratulations on winning the 2015/16 Rilton Cup! After this victory his live rating is 2702.8.
Jan-19-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Maxim Rodshtein.
Nov-02-18  sonia91: Rodshtein is the new Israel's number 1 player in the November '18 list, ahead of Boris Gelfand, for the first time I think.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.

NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific player only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC