Master Analysis of Your Games (3rd edition)

Master Analysis of Your Games (3rd edition)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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14 hrs ago

Hello Everyone, Hope you all are staying safe and healthy as the world seems to be in a mad state at the moment. That being said, chess is really seeing an uptick of attention, which is a really nice side-effect to everything else. For me Augu...

Master Analysis of Your Games (2nd edition)

Master Analysis of Your Games (2nd edition)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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11 days ago

Hi All,Hope everyone is safe and healthy, and enjoying the chess boom! A couple of weeks back I had the opportunity to take a little break of business as usual and head to Copenhagen, Denmark for a bit of rest. It was really refreshing to see life...

Master Analysis of Your Games

Master Analysis of Your Games

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Jul 6, 2020

Hi All,It is already July - time flies indeed! While this is a cliche thing to say, over the last few weeks that is exactly how I have been feeling. Monotonous every day with work, sleep, eat, chess, shower, repeat.. - that's how days, weeks, mont...

Corsican Circuit - Open Orezza 2019

Corsican Circuit - Open Orezza 2019

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Oct 26, 2019

Hi All, A week ago I had the pleasure to take part in a blitz and rapid tournaments held in Corsica, Bastia. Me and my girlfriend decided to take a little trip to South of France and then spend a couple of days on the beautiful island that Co...

Scottish Championship 2019 (Part 3)

Scottish Championship 2019 (Part 3)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Oct 5, 2019

Hi All, After a wee bit of a delay here comes the Part 3 (out of 3) of my blog series covering my experiences at this year's Scottish Championship held in Edinburgh, Scotland (If you missed the previous posts you can find them here - Part 1 a...

Scottish Championship 2019 (Part 2)

Scottish Championship 2019 (Part 2)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Sep 16, 2019

Hi All, Hope you have had a fantastic weekend and so here comes the continuation of my blog series on Scottish Championships 2019. (You can find Part 1 here) So after the first 3 rounds I was standing at 2.5 points out of 3, which is not...

Scottish Championship 2019 (Part 1)

Scottish Championship 2019 (Part 1)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Sep 14, 2019

Hi All, It's been a couple of months of peace and quite on my blog, but this is not because I have given up on chess just yet - I have been busy playing tournaments, working with Riga Magicians PRO chess League team towards qualifiers, and life ...

4NCL with the Celtic Tigers (Part 3)

4NCL with the Celtic Tigers (Part 3)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Jun 30, 2019

Hi All, This is the 3rd part of blog series were I describe my experience in 4NCL playing for Celtic Tigers.  You can see the first two parts here and here. So going into the final weekend of the regular season we still had chance...

4NCL with the Celtic Tigers (Part 2)

4NCL with the Celtic Tigers (Part 2)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Jun 16, 2019

Hi All, Finally I have pulled myself together to write another blog-post to share my experience in 4NCL. You can see the first part of this blog-series here. P.s. thank you for your comments and messages regards the first blog-post. Your...

4NCL with the Celtic Tigers (Part 1)

4NCL with the Celtic Tigers (Part 1)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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May 9, 2019

Hi All,It's been a while since my previous blog posts - other things got in the way, hadn't been really playing much nor working on my chess really, hence nothing to write. However, over a year ago I moved to Edinburgh, Scotland and this made...

Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2017

Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2017

FM RitvarsReimanis
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May 23, 2017

Dear all, While finally the spring (some might even argue summer ) weather has finally kicked in in Copenhagen, I was up for another chess challenge in my journey, this time Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2017 tournament! This was also the first tour...

Grenke Open 2017, game analysis, part 2

Grenke Open 2017, game analysis, part 2

FM RitvarsReimanis
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May 3, 2017

Hey guys! It's been a while since Part 1 of my game analysis at Grenke Open, but finally here it comes! After first 3 rounds I had 2 points out of 3 (see more about how it happened here), with no surprises so far.  Round 4 I was paire...

Grenke Open 2017, game analysis, part 1

Grenke Open 2017, game analysis, part 1

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Apr 20, 2017

Hey guys! As some of you might already know, on Monday ended Grenke Open 2017 held in a nice little city Karlsruhe (at least I think it's little ) & I had the pleasure to take part in this tournament. You can see my impressions about the t...

Grenke Open, part 2

Grenke Open, part 2

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Apr 16, 2017

Hi there, My goal was to bring in regular updates on how things are going at the Grenke Open for me and analyse some interesting games, however, what I have realized is that with double rounds each day and bad internet connection, it is fairly d...

Grenke Open 2017, part 1

Grenke Open 2017, part 1

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Apr 12, 2017

Hi! About to take off at Copenhagen airport to Grenke Open! As some of you already know, parallel with the super-strong and huge open tournament, there is going to be also a super tournament featuring players like Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aro...

2017 - Is this the year? :) (Part 1 out of 2)

2017 - Is this the year? :) (Part 1 out of 2)

FM RitvarsReimanis
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Mar 11, 2017

Hi there, It has been a while since my last blog-post here on chess.com, which doesn't mean I have given up on my chess journey, in fact, quite the opposite. We are almost 2,5 months in the year 2017 and so much have happened! As some of you a...