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Michael Aigner
Number of games in database: 30
Years covered: 1999 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2006
Highest rating achieved in database: 2298
Overall record: +7 -21 =2 (26.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A80 Dutch (6 games)
A02 Bird's Opening (4 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (3 games)
C45 Scotch Game (2 games)
A90 Dutch (2 games)

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(born May-06-1974, 47 years old) United States of America

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USCF Life Master. He tied for second in the 2006 U.S. Open, and played in the 2007 U.S. Championship. He is a coach for junior players.

note: there's also a Michael Aigner from Austria. He was born on the 10th of May, 1967.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Aigner vs NN 1-061999US OpenA02 Bird's Opening
2. M Aigner vs Movsesian qual blitzA02 Bird's Opening
3. John Lai vs M Aigner  0-1272000Carroll Capps memC45 Scotch Game
4. E Schiller vs M Aigner 0-1442001Mechanics SummerA90 Dutch
5. M Umansky vs M Aigner 1-0412003Internet Section 18-AA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
6. M Aigner vs V Akobian  0-1272003North American opA03 Bird's Opening
7. R De Guzman vs M Aigner 1-0362004BlacKnight Halloween OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
8. E Schiller vs M Aigner 0-1392004Berkeley (People's)A80 Dutch
9. S Williams vs M Aigner  1-0322004Dos HermanasA02 Bird's Opening
10. M Aigner vs V Akobian  0-1272004National opB07 Pirc
11. D Pruess vs M Aigner  1-0322004Mark Pinto IMC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
12. D Gurevich vs M Aigner  1-0342005National OpenA80 Dutch
13. M Aigner vs D Gurevich  0-1252005National OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
14. V Akobian vs M Aigner 1-0292005National OpenA80 Dutch
15. M Gagunashvili vs M Aigner  1-0212006National OpenA90 Dutch
16. G Kacheishvili vs M Aigner  1-0522006National OpenA80 Dutch
17. Sadvakasov vs M Aigner  ½-½712006National OpenA10 English
18. J Becerra Rivero vs M Aigner  1-0442007US ChampionshipC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. M Aigner vs R Hess ½-½822007US ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
20. M Langer vs M Aigner  1-0652007US ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
21. Mulyar vs M Aigner  1-0272007US ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
22. M Aigner vs C Airapetian 0-1522007US ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
23. M Aigner vs T Braunlich  0-1722007US ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
24. M Movsisyan vs M Aigner  0-1532007US ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
25. I Zenyuk vs M Aigner  0-1432007US ChampionshipA80 Dutch
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-05-04  apple head: I know this guy
Feb-23-05  InfinityCircuit: So do I. He's an NM for those who are interested, and has a rare disease that has deformed his body, and possibly caused other abnormalities. It's incredible that he can reach this level despite this.

I've just uploaded one of his games against IM DeGuzman, which he sadly lost.

Feb-24-05  whiskeyrebel: I've watched him play at a couple tournaments. Not only are his games exciting, I've noticed he seems to be very willing to chat with kids and let them benefit from his knowledge. I'm definetly a Michael Aigner fan for more than one reason.
Feb-28-05  InfinityCircuit: I wonder why the game I uploaded hasn't shown up. Saragossa (1.c3) is A00, correct?
Oct-04-05  GMAstle: Michael Aigner is probably the coolest chess player that i have had the opportunity to meet. I see him as one of my friends for his selfless dedication to the game, and a kind heart. If anyone is interested you can look at his webpage at fpawn rules.
Mar-11-06  shor: is M aigner he same as Michael Aigner?
Jun-26-06  Kings Indian: Yup fpawn rules! I know this guy too, he's very nice and is a good teacher. I'm not one of his students but i've seen him many times at the sacramento chess club and in tournaments. His rating is around 2300 now.
Aug-13-06  Landman: Mike just had a great tournament at the 2006 US Open - 7.5/9, tied for 2-11 with 7 GMs and 2 IMs. He drew Fedorowicz in the last round on Board 2.
May-25-08  kobesarmy: he's a great player, and has taught some state champion students (Danya Naroditzsky)
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  GrahamClayton: <GMAstle>If anyone is interested you can look at his webpage at fpawn rules.

Looking at Aigner's most played openings, is an apt name for his website!

Aug-15-10  rapidcitychess: This guy plays on ICC as <f5>.
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  GrahamClayton: It seems that Aigner has put his playing career on hold to become a coach to several of the most promising junior players in the United States:

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  wordfunph: "For me, chess is a sport. Since I am physically disabled I can't play real sports, but chess has a lot of the competitive aspects that a real sport would have."

- Michael Aigner

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  whiteshark: "When you have a winning position, <K.I.S.S.>" (keep it simple, stupid).

-- Michael Aigner

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