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Rolands Bērziņš

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Country  Latvia
Name  Rolands Berzins
FIDE rating  2402
Title  International Master
Role  Chess master
Peak rating  2478
Born  January 14, 1975 (age 40) Riga, Latvia (1975-01-14)

Gm evgeny sveshnikov im rolands berzins rapid chess vienna game

Rolands Bērziņš (also Roland Berzinsh; born January 14, 1975 in Riga, Latvia) is a Latvian chess International Master (1993).


Deniss nikolajevs im rolands berzins rapid chess berlin defence

Chess career

Rolands Bērziņš won the silver medal in Latvian Chess Championship in 2003 (tournament won Evgeny Sveshnikov) and bronze medal in 2002 (tournament won Ilmārs Starostīts).

Rolands Bērziņš played for Latvia in European Team Chess Championship:

  • In 1992, at reserve board in Debrecen (+1, =5, -1);
  • Rolands Bērziņš played for Latvia in Chess Olympiads:

  • In 2002, at first reserve board in the 35th Chess Olympiad in Bled (+2, =3, -5).
  • Rolands Bērziņš successfully played in following International Chess tournaments:

  • In 1998, 1st in Prievidza (Slovakia);
  • In 1999, 1st in Bern (Switzerland);
  • In 1999, 2nd in Tampere (Finland);
  • In 2000, 2nd in Hamburg (Germany);
  • In 2000, 1st in Norderstedt (Germany).
  • Rolands Bērziņš is a graduate from the University of Latvia with a degree in psychology.

    Notable games

  • Roland Berzinsh vs Josef Pribyl Czech Extra League 2000-1 2001 Closed position cracking with sacrifice.
  • Roland Berzinsh vs Viesturs Meijers Latvia 1995 Very interesant miniature.
  • Eduard Meduna vs Roland Berzinsh Czech Extra League 2000-1 2001 Endgame with stalemate.
  • References

    Rolands Bērziņš Wikipedia

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