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Rajaram R Laxman
Number of games in database: 230
Years covered: 1998 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2411 (2363 rapid, 2476 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2474

Overall record: +81 -59 =83 (54.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 7 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    D02 E10 A46 E00 A40
 Slav (16) 
    D11 D12 D10 D13 D15
 English (11) 
    A15 A14 A17 A13 A10
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A06 A05
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D90 D85 D91
 King's Indian (5) 
    E94 E91 E64 E60
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (23) 
    C77 C84 C92 C91 C67
 Nimzo Indian (19) 
    E32 E40 E34 E54 E46
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (15) 
    C92 C84 C96 C91 C90
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E15 E14 E12 E17
 Petrov (9) 
 English (9) 
    A13 A14 A17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Nakamura vs R R Laxman, 2006 0-1
   C Londt vs R R Laxman, 2011 0-1
   S Williams vs R R Laxman, 1998 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dubai Open (2008)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   KL Chess Open (2014)
   Commonwealth and South African Open (2011)
   Indian Championship (2017)
   Indian Premier National A Championship (2009)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)
   Sharjah Masters (2019)
   Kolkata Open (2012)
   13th Dubai Open (2011)
   35th Barbera Open A (2012)
   Dubai Chess Open (2015)
   Dubai Open (2019)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2019)
   9th HDBank Masters (2019)

   🏆 Abu Dhabi Masters
   R R Laxman vs U Bajarani (Aug-10-19) 1/2-1/2
   K Arjun vs R R Laxman (Aug-09-19) 1/2-1/2
   R R Laxman vs T Goyal (Aug-08-19) 1-0
   J Bai vs R R Laxman (Aug-07-19) 1-0
   R R Laxman vs V Aaryan (Aug-05-19) 1-0

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(born Feb-05-1983, 39 years old) India

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GM Rajaram Laxman. IM in 2004, GM in 2009. Rated 2521 in April 2009. Commonwealth champion in 2010. ICC: INDIAN-ELEPHANT.

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 250  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bunzmann vs R R Laxman  1-0591994Wch U12A10 English
2. S Williams vs R R Laxman  0-1521998Wch U20A84 Dutch
3. R R Laxman vs Zhong Zhang  0-1311998World Junior ChampionshipA81 Dutch
4. B Socko vs R R Laxman  1-0441998Wch U20A00 Uncommon Opening
5. Ulybin vs R R Laxman  1-0251999Goodricke OpenB06 Robatsch
6. R R Laxman vs Ganguly  1-0331999Goodricke OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Ganguly vs R R Laxman  1-0262004Commonwealth-chB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. K Akshayraj vs R R Laxman 0-1372004Piloo Mody OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
9. R R Laxman vs Kotsur 0-1732004Piloo Mody OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
10. R R Laxman vs S Suvrajit  ½-½72004Piloo Mody OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
11. R R Laxman vs Sakaev  0-1552005VI Ciudad de Dos Hermanas InternetA15 English
12. Sakaev vs R R Laxman  ½-½552005VI Ciudad de Dos Hermanas InternetE12 Queen's Indian
13. R R Laxman vs Sakaev  0-1412005VI Ciudad de Dos Hermanas InternetD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. R R Laxman vs Wojtkiewicz  1-0292005Fast blitz tourn 165thE91 King's Indian
15. Z Rahman vs R R Laxman  ½-½502005Asian Chess ChampionshipA13 English
16. R R Laxman vs Yu Shaoteng  ½-½612005Asian Chess ChampionshipA17 English
17. Ganguly vs R R Laxman  1-0582005Asian Chess ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
18. R R Laxman vs G Xie  0-1282005Asian Chess ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
19. A Mohd Omar vs R R Laxman  0-1612005Asian Chess ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
20. R R Laxman vs D Sharma  1-0612005Asian Chess ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Al Rakib Mollah Abdullah vs R R Laxman  1-0372005Asian Chess ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
22. R R Laxman vs T Bakre  0-1362005Asian Chess ChampionshipA33 English, Symmetrical
23. N Babu vs R R Laxman  0-1402005Asian Chess ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
24. G Margvelashvili vs R R Laxman  1-0802005Champions Challenge 122ndE12 Queen's Indian
25. R R Laxman vs G Margvelashvili  0-1432005Champions Challenge 122ndA30 English, Symmetrical
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-08-06  Whitehat1963: This guy might be a better player if he weren't so lax, man!
Jul-26-06  SNiraj: Laxman won a tournament in Sri Lanka recently by scoring 9/9 ...
Sep-25-06  SNiraj: Laxman qualifies for the first time in his career for the National 'A'. Congrats!
Dec-23-08  patzer of patzers: I don't think it's up-to-date, but it has some interesting info If you're interested, this has a lot of his games.

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  Tabanus: GM Rajaram Laxman, India, born 25 February 1983. Now rated 2485,

IM in 2004, GM in 2009. Rated 2521 in April 2009. ICC: INDIAN-ELEPHANT. Gives chess lessons for 30 USD per hour. Said to have been able to perform huge mathematical calculations in seconds, when he was a child.

Played for India II in the Asian Team Ch 2009 (board 3).

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Placed 7th in Dubai Open 2008 (1st GM norm), 3rd in Gurgaon Open (India) Jan. 2009 (2nd GM norm), 22nd in Kolkata Open Sept. 2009 (3rd GM norm).

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  Tabanus: Second place today and Commonwealth Champion 2010:, congratulations!

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  perfidious: Did he ever play lacrosse?
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  Penguincw: Congrats to 26th seed Rajaram R Laxman (2417) for his performance at the Mumbai Open. He scored 7/10 (+5,-1,=4), with the highlight being his win over 2nd seed Levan Pantsulaia (2616). Overall, he gained 18.9 points.
Feb-05-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Rajaram Laxman.

I wonder if his friends call him Roger Ramjet?

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