Arturs Neikšāns

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Arturs Neikšāns
Arturs Neiksans 2012.jpg
Arturs Neikšāns, European Rapid Chess Championship, Warsaw 2012
Country  Latvia
Born (1983-03-16) March 16, 1983 (age 35)
Valka, Latvia
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2566 (September 2018)
Peak rating 2631[1] (December 2016)

Arturs Neikšāns (born March 16, 1983, Valka) is a Latvian chess Grandmaster (2012)[2] and FIDE Trainer (2012).

He three times won the Latvian Chess Championship in 1999, 2011 and 2015. Arturs Neikšāns has been crowned a city champion of two cities: Valka in 1998 and Jelgava in 1999. He won in the Baltic Sea Junior Championship, held in Tallinn in 2001[3] and Aivars Gipslis Memorial tournament, held in Riga in 2002. International Master from 2001. In 2010 he divided 3rd place in 15th Open Balaguer tournament (Spain).[4]

Arturs Neikšāns played for Latvia in Chess Olympiads:[5]

Arturs Neikšāns played for Latvia in European Team Chess Championship:[7]

  • In 1999, at fourth board in Batumi (+2 −3 =4);
  • In 2011, at third board in Porto Carras (+5 −2 =2);[8]
  • In 2015, at third board in Reykjavik (+3 −1 =3).


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