Eduardas Rozentalis

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Eduardas Rozentalis
Rozentalis Eduardas 2007.jpg
Eduardas Rozentalis in 2007
Country Lithuania
Born (1963-05-27) 27 May 1963 (age 59)
Vilnius, Lithuania
FIDE rating2501 (March 2023)
Peak rating2650 (January 1997)

Eduardas Rozentalis (born 27 May 1963 in Vilnius) is a Lithuanian chess grandmaster.

He played for the Lithuanian team in every Chess Olympiad since 1992, except in 2000 and 2012.[1] Rozentalis won the Lithuanian Chess Championship in 1981, 1983 (jointly with Aloyzas Kveinys) and 2002.

In 1995 he tied for first in the Canadian Open Chess Championship. He also tied for first, with 6/9, in the 2008 staging of this event, in Montreal. At the Rilton Cup 2005/6 in Stockholm he was shared 1st with Normunds Miezis, Sergey Ivanov, Tomi Nybäck and Evgeny Postny.[2] In 2009/10 he tied for 1st-5th with Radosław Wojtaszek, Pavel Ponkratov, Luke McShane and Igor Lysyj at the 39th Rilton Cup in Stockholm.[3] In May 2010, he won the 3rd Magistral Ciudad de Asunción Copa Roggio tournament.[4] In 2012 Rozentalis won the Cultural Village tournament in Wijk aan Zee and qualified for the Grandmaster Group C of the 2013 Tata Steel Chess Tournament; however, he did not take part in the latter event.[5][6]

In 2019, he won the GM Winter Petach Tikva international tournament with a score of 7.5/9[7]

In 2018, the second edition of his book The Correct Exchange in the Endgame was published.[8]

His mother is Ilana Rozentalienė (b. 1937) who twice won Lithuanian Women's Chess Championship (1962, 1965).

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  1. ^ Men's Chess Olympiads: Eduardas Rozentalis. OlimpBase.
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2006-01-09). "The Week in Chess 583: 35th Rilton Cup". London Chess Center. Retrieved 2009-07-08.
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2010-01-05). "39th Rilton Cup 2009-10". Archived from the original on 18 March 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Eduardas Rozentalis Claims 3rd Magistral Ciudad de Asunción Copa Roggio". Chessdom. Retrieved 31 May 2010.
  5. ^ "Eduardas Rozentalis Qualified for the C Tournament of the Main Festival in Wijk-aan-Zee". 2012-11-29. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  6. ^ Doggers, Peter (2012-12-22). "Tata Steel 2013 Grandmaster Group C participants announced". ChessVibes. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  7. ^ "GM Winter 2019 Petach Tikva April 2019 Israel FIDE Chess Tournament report". Retrieved 2020-06-16.
  8. ^ "The Correct Exchange in the Endgame - Extended New Edition". Thinkers Publishing. Retrieved 12 February 2018.

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