Aloyzas Kveinys

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Aloyzas Kveinys
Kveinys Aloyzas.jpg
Born(1962-07-09)9 July 1962
Mažeikiai, Lithuania
Died26 July 2018(2018-07-26) (aged 56)
TitleGrandmaster (1992)
Peak rating2565 (July 2004)

Aloyzas Kveinys (9 July 1962 – 26 July 2018[1]) was a Lithuanian chess player, who was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1992.

Biography[edit]

Kveinys was awarded the Soviet Master of Sport title for chess in 1981. He won the Lithuanian championship 5 times: in 1983 (shared with Eduardas Rozentalis),[2] 1986,[3] 2001 (shared with Šarūnas Šulskis), 2008 and 2012.[4] In 2010 he won a tournament in Moss, Norway.[5] In March 2013 he won the Mallorca Masters. In 2016 he won the Chess Festival in Bad Wörishofen.[6] He was awarded the FIDE titles of International Master in 1990 and Grandmaster in 1992. He was a graduate of the chess department of the Moscow Institute of Physical Culture and Sports (now Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism).[7]

Kveinys has played for Lithuania in 8 Chess Olympiads:[8]

He has also represented Lithuania in 5 European Team Chess Championships:[9]

  • In 1992, at second board in the 10th European Team Chess Championship in Debrecen (+2 −2 =5);
  • In 2003, at first board in the 14th European Team Chess Championship in Plovdiv (+2 −2 =4);
  • In 2005, at third board in the 15th European Team Chess Championship in Gothenburg (+1 −0 =8);
  • In 2007, at third board in the 16th European Team Chess Championship in Heraklion (+3 −3 =2);
  • In 2015, at first board in the 19th European Team Chess Championship in Warsaw (+3 −4 =2).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liūdna žinia: mirė vienas geriausių Lietuvos šachmatininkų Aloyzas Kveinys". lrytas.lt (in Lithuanian). 2018-07-26. Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  2. ^ Championship of Lithuania, Vilnius, 1983.03.01-24
  3. ^ Championship of Lithuania, Vilnius, 1986.04.10-25
  4. ^ ch-LTU 2012
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ ChessOrg Festival Bad Wörishofen 26.02. - 05.03.2016 Schedule for Open and Senior Tournament 2016
  7. ^ "Igor GLEK / Глек И. - Выпускники". Archived from the original on 2011-12-24. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  8. ^ Men's Chess Olympiads :: Aloyzas Kveinys
  9. ^ European Men's Team Chess Championship :: Aloyzas Kveinys

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