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City of Riga
  
Number of games in database: 17
Years covered: 1896 to 1937
Overall record: +9 -1 =7 (73.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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CITY OF RIGA
Latvia

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 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Riga vs Orel Chess Club 1-0351896Riga v. Orel matchC42 Petrov Defense
2. Orel Chess Club vs Riga  0-1301896Riga v. Orel matchD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Riga vs Moscow  ½-½2518991st Riga v. Moscow matchC67 Ruy Lopez
4. Moscow vs Riga 0-12418991st Riga v. Moscow matchC29 Vienna Gambit
5. Stockholm vs Riga 0-1291904Riga v. Stockholm matchC53 Giuoco Piano
6. Riga vs Stockholm 291904Riga v. Stockholm matchC78 Ruy Lopez
7. Riga vs Berlin 1-03119061st Riga v. Berlin matchC49 Four Knights
8. Berlin vs Riga 0-15419061st Riga v. Berlin matchC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
9. Riga vs Moscow  ½-½3719092nd Riga v. Moscow matchC12 French, McCutcheon
10. Moscow vs Riga 0-13519092nd Riga v. Moscow matchD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
11. Berlin vs Riga  0-14419112nd Riga v. Berlin matchC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
12. Riga vs Berlin  ½-½4019112nd Riga v. Berlin matchC49 Four Knights
13. Riga vs Berlin  ½-½401913corrC49 Four Knights
14. City of Kuldiga vs Riga  0-1351921Kuldiga v. Riga matchC70 Ruy Lopez
15. City of Ventspils vs Riga  1-0311921Ventspils v. Riga MatchB01 Scandinavian
16. Budapest vs Riga  ½-½471937Riga v. Budapest MatchE12 Queen's Indian
17. Riga vs Budapest  ½-½441937Riga v. Budapest MatchB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-03-08  jovack: The score for the 1911 Wire match Moscow-Riga is incorrect. Riga clearly won that game.
CG.com -- please correct this, check the game yourselves.
May-02-09  Dredge Rivers: The capital of Latvia, I presume!
Oct-31-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: In 1916, the American Chess Bulletin published a small collection of corespondence games by the Riga Chess Club, with extensive notes by the club members:

http://books.google.com/books?id=Z7...

The first five games given here are included.

May-25-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Riga changed hands quite a few times in the 20th century.

<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riga>

From an independent, German speaking state in the late 19th century to forced Russification, then under Nazi Germany's rule, then back to Russian control in 1945, until 1989.

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