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Roland Berzinsh
Number of games in database: 174
Years covered: 1991 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2368 (2284 rapid, 2352 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2478

Overall record: +51 -44 =56 (52.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 23 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (37) 
    B50 B40 B43 B23 B31
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A45 D02 D00
 French Defense (7) 
    C18 C01 C11 C03 C12
 Caro-Kann (7) 
    B12 B17 B10
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
 Sicilian Kan (5) 
    B43 B42 B41
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C67 C84 C60 C77 C70
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E00 D02 D05 A40 A45
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E12 E15
 Two Knights (7) 
    C55 C58
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E38 E39 E34 E20 E33
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A20 A28 A25 A29
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Berzinsh vs Pribyl, 2001 1-0
   R Berzinsh vs V Meijers, 1995 1-0
   M Hennigan vs R Berzinsh, 2009 0-1
   J Jackova vs R Berzinsh, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   E.U. Championship and Cork Chess Congress (2005)
   Pula Open (2003)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)
   European Championship (2019)

   🏆 European Championship
   R Berzinsh vs Yahav Emanuel (Mar-28-19) 1-0
   P Potapov vs R Berzinsh (Mar-27-19) 1-0
   R Berzinsh vs Z Martic (Mar-26-19) 1-0
   P L Basso vs R Berzinsh (Mar-25-19) 1-0
   R Berzinsh vs Yoav Milikow (Mar-24-19) 1-0

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(born Jan-14-1975, 45 years old) Latvia

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He is an IM.

Wikipedia article: Rolands Bērziņš

Last updated: 2019-01-14 04:49:10

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 174  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Appolonov vs R Berzinsh  ½-½351991URS-ch U18E15 Queen's Indian
2. M Korenova vs R Berzinsh  ½-½201992Mlada Boleslav (Czech Republic)C45 Scotch Game
3. M Tobyas vs R Berzinsh  0-1511992Mlada Boleslav (Czech Republic)C55 Two Knights Defense
4. R Berzinsh vs I A Novikov  ½-½251992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. S Tatai vs R Berzinsh  ½-½361992EUR-chT (Men) 10thC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
6. R Berzinsh vs V Maidla  ½-½191992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB23 Sicilian, Closed
7. B Zueger vs R Berzinsh  1-0271992EUR-chT (Men) 10thE15 Queen's Indian
8. R Berzinsh vs Hoi  1-0701992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB06 Robatsch
9. E Gullaksen vs R Berzinsh  ½-½221992EUR-chT (Men) 10thC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
10. R Berzinsh vs Leko  ½-½311992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
11. N Riabych vs R Berzinsh  0-1341993SalaC26 Vienna
12. R Berzinsh vs P Balogh  1-0421993Sala opC11 French
13. R Berzinsh vs A M Galliamova  1-0431993Naberezhnye ChelnyA07 King's Indian Attack
14. G A Timoshenko vs R Berzinsh  1-0491993Naberezhnye ChelnyC49 Four Knights
15. P Vavra vs R Berzinsh  0-1571994It (open) (juniors)C29 Vienna Gambit
16. R Berzinsh vs F Prescha  ½-½221994Oberliga Mittelrhein 9394C50 Giuoco Piano
17. F Tepper vs R Berzinsh  0-1681994SalaC55 Two Knights Defense
18. R Berzinsh vs V Meijers 1-0141995LatviaC23 Bishop's Opening
19. R Berzinsh vs M Brodsky  ½-½261995Riga opB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. R Berzinsh vs Movsesian  ½-½401995Prague Mladi opB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
21. K Mokry vs R Berzinsh  1-0531997After GP MladiC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. R Berzinsh vs Movsesian  ½-½91997After GP MladiB23 Sicilian, Closed
23. Oral vs R Berzinsh  1-0361997After GP MladiC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
24. R Berzinsh vs Movsesian  0-1351998CZE-chT 9899B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
25. Oral vs R Berzinsh  1-0661998CZE-chT 9899C67 Ruy Lopez
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 174  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-27-06  BIDMONFA: Roland Berzinsh


Dec-18-09  dagwood2005:

A brilliant effort from this master!

Mar-12-10  alexrawlings: I understand that the game between Roland Berzinsh and Michael Hennigan at last year's London Classic Open (2009) won the brilliancy prize. Could someone or chessgames post this game?

Here is the position when the brilliancy move was made:

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With black to play and 1.. Qxf2+! 2 Kxf2 Rxe2+ 3 Kxf3 (or 3 Kg1 f2#)Bg4 4 Kf4 Bh6#

May-25-10  JonDSouzaEva: Here is the game. I'll submit it to as well.

[Event "London Classic FIDE Op"]
[Site "London Olympia"]
[Date "2009.12.12"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Hennigan, Michael T"]
[Black "Berzinsh, Roland"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A07"]
[WhiteElo "2385"]
[BlackElo "2424"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2009.12.08"]
[EventType "swiss"]
[EventRounds "9"]
[EventCountry "ENG"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d3 d5
6. Nbd2 Nc6 7. c4 d4 8. a3 a5 9. b3 Nd7 10. Rb1 Nc5
11. Ne1 e5 12. Nc2 f5 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 Na4 15. Bb2 e4 16. Nb3 Nxb2 17. Rxb2 Kh8 18. Rb1 exd3 19. exd3 f4 20. Nc5 Ra7 21. Ra1 Rxa1 22. Qxa1 f3 23. Bh1 Nxb4 24. Nxb4 Qe7 25.Qa7 b6 26. Nca6 Bh3 27. Rb1 Re8 28. Nc2 Qe2 29.Nab4 h5 $1 30. Qa1 Qxf2+ 31. Kxf2 Re2+ 32. Kxf3 Bg4+ 33. Kf4 Bh6#

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  GrahamClayton: Very sporting play by Michael Hennigan to allow Berzinsh to sacrifice his Queen and finish with a nice checkmate.
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