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Arturs Neiksans
  
Number of games in database: 427
Years covered: 1997 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2557 (2554 rapid, 2572 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2627

Overall record: +94 -47 =122 (58.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 164 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (62) 
    B51 B90 B48 B30 B92
 Ruy Lopez (20) 
    C78 C67 C77 C63 C98
 Giuoco Piano (12) 
    C50 C53
 French Defense (10) 
    C00 C05 C03 C07 C10
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B90 B92
 Nimzo-Larsen Attack (9) 
    A01
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (55) 
    B42 B43 B22 B47 B48
 Queen's Indian (24) 
    E17 E15 E12 E16 E14
 Sicilian Kan (20) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Dutch Defense (20) 
    A85 A88 A81 A90 A84
 Queen's Pawn Game (14) 
    E00 A45 A46
 Sicilian Taimanov (13) 
    B47 B48 B49
Repertoire Explorer

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
   D Howell vs A Neiksans, 2021 1/2-1/2
   A Neiksans vs J Morris, 2015 1-0
   A Neiksans vs Jobava, 1997 1-0
   M A Maurizzi vs A Neiksans, 2019 1/2-1/2
   P Vorobjov vs A Neiksans, 2017 1/2-1/2
   A Aleksandrov vs A Neiksans, 2017 1/2-1/2
   A Neiksans vs V Erdos, 2017 1/2-1/2

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

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 FIDE Grand Swiss
   A Neiksans vs Dreev (Nov-07-21) 1/2-1/2
   Goryachkina vs A Neiksans (Nov-06-21) 1-0
   A Neiksans vs N Abasov (Nov-05-21) 1/2-1/2
   Martirosyan vs A Neiksans (Nov-04-21) 1/2-1/2
   A Neiksans vs A Rakhmanov (Nov-03-21) 1/2-1/2

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ARTURS NEIKSANS
(born Mar-16-1983, 38 years old) Latvia

[what is this?]
Grandmaster and FIDE Trainer. He was Latvian champion in 1999 and 2011.

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


 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 430  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Neiksans vs Jobava  1-0301997Wch U14B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
2. Jobava vs A Neiksans  1-0671999Wch U16A94 Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3
3. Oral vs A Neiksans 1-0381999European Team ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
4. A Neiksans vs G Bakhtadze  1-0971999European Team ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. A Neiksans vs C Gabriel  ½-½361999European Team ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
6. F Bistric vs A Neiksans  ½-½661999European Team ChampionshipA10 English
7. A Neiksans vs N Sommerbauer  ½-½251999European Team ChampionshipB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
8. H Erdogan vs A Neiksans  ½-½631999European Team ChampionshipA90 Dutch
9. Huzman vs A Neiksans  1-0551999European Team ChampionshipA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
10. A Neiksans vs O Cvitan  0-1451999European Team ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. A Neiksans vs E Keogh  1-0281999European Team ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
12. V Popov vs A Neiksans 1-0342000KB Czech OpenA80 Dutch
13. P Schlosser vs A Neiksans  1-0422000KB Czech OpenA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
14. de Firmian vs A Neiksans 1-0492000Istanbul OlympiadC42 Petrov Defense
15. A Neiksans vs Blehm 0-1422000Istanbul OlympiadB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
16. A Kovacevic vs A Neiksans  0-1862000Istanbul OlympiadC42 Petrov Defense
17. A Neiksans vs L Schandorff  1-0352000Istanbul OlympiadB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
18. A Neiksans vs L Vajda  0-1412001WJunC50 Giuoco Piano
19. I Bensenousi vs A Neiksans  0-1492001WJunC42 Petrov Defense
20. A Neiksans vs S Geirnaert  1-0252001WJunC50 Giuoco Piano
21. A Neiksans vs K Miton  ½-½482001WJunB58 Sicilian
22. M Roiz vs A Neiksans  ½-½852001WJunC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
23. A Neiksans vs E Postny  0-1382001WJunB06 Robatsch
24. O Zambrana vs A Neiksans  0-1732001WJunB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
25. A Neiksans vs L Cernousek  1-0392001WJunB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 430  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-16-06  waddayaplay: Arturs Neiksans is an IM from Latvia, born 1983
Nov-09-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Winner of the Algimantas Cesnauskas Memorial (Lithuania) in April 2009:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr212...

Jan-08-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: http://www.chessbase.de/2009/kaunas...

Winner today of the blitz tournament "Dainava" (Lithuania): http://www.chess-results.com/tnr279...

Jul-18-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

Winner of Baltija Masters Cup 20-24 June 2010:
http://www.chess-results.com/tnr344..., congratulations!

Jul-20-10  BIDMONFA: Arturs Neiksans

NEIKSANS, Arturs
http://www.bidmonfa.com/neiksans_ar...
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Feb-09-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Arturs Neiksans GM title approved by FIDE..

http://www.fide.com/component/conte...

Jul-11-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Arturs Neiksans wins the 49th Ilmar Raud Memorial with a score of 7/9, half a point ahead of 4 other players.

http://www.chessdom.com/gm-arturs-n...

Jun-29-19  sonia91: He just won the Spring Chess Classic C group in St Louis with 6.5/10: https://www.uschesschamps.com/2019-...
Aug-14-21  Albertan: This GM has a twitch channel at

https://www.twitch.tv/gmneiksans

Nov-06-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  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.
Nov-06-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: I should have looked twice!

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