Nikita Meshkovs

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Ņikita Meškovs
CountryLatvia
Born (1994-06-30) 30 June 1994 (age 24)
Riga, Latvia
TitleGrandmaster (2017)
FIDE rating2550 (June 2019)
Peak rating2574 (April 2019)

Nikita Meshkovs (Latvian: Ņikita Meškovs, Russian: Никита Евгеньевич Мешков; born 30 June 1994), is a Latvian chess grandmaster (2017). He won the Latvian Chess Championship in 2018.[1].

Biography[edit]

Meškovs started playing chess at the age of four. At the age of six, he became a schoolboy at the Riga Chess School. His first coach was Leonīds Borisovs.[2] He won six Latvian Junior Chess Championships in different age groups, and regularly participated in the European Youth and World Youth Chess Championships in different age groups.[3][4] In 2008, in Mureck he won the European Union U14 chess championship.[5] Since 2011, he has regularly participated in the Latvian Chess Championships, placing third in 2015,[6] second in 2016,[7] and winning the competition in 2018.[8] In June 2018, in Palanga he won Baltic Zonal Tournament second stage[9].

Ņikita Meškovs played for Latvia:

In 2014, he was awarded the FIDE International Master (IM) title[13] and received the FIDE International Grandmaster (GM) title three years later.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nikita Meshkovs and Elizabete Limanovska are the winners at Latvian Championship 2018 - Chessdom". www.chessdom.com.
  2. ^ "«Игра, ставшая жизнью»". chessnews.lv.
  3. ^ "Interview with Nikita Meskovs". chessnews.lv.
  4. ^ "Latvijas Šaha Federācija". www.sahafederacija.lv.
  5. ^ http://chess-results.com, Dipl.Ing. Heinz Herzog -. "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - U14 6. European Union Youth Championship". chess-results.com.
  6. ^ http://chess-results.com, Dipl.Ing. Heinz Herzog -. "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - Latvian championship final-2015". chess-results.com.
  7. ^ http://chess-results.com, Dipl.Ing. Heinz Herzog -. "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - Latvian championship final-2016". chess-results.com.
  8. ^ http://chess-results.com, Dipl.Ing. Heinz Herzog -. "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - Latvian Championship final-2018". chess-results.com.
  9. ^ http://chess-results.com, Dipl.Ing. Heinz Herzog -. "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - 2018 Baltic Zonal Tournament II Stage". chess-results.com.
  10. ^ http://chess-results.com, Dipl.Ing. Heinz Herzog -. "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - 42nd Olympiad Baku 2016 Open". www.chess-results.com.
  11. ^ 43rd Olympiad Batumi 2018 Open
  12. ^ http://chess-results.com, Dipl.Ing. Heinz Herzog -. "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - 27 World Summer Universiade M". chess-results.com.
  13. ^ Administrator. "FIDE Title Applications (GM, IM, WGM, WIM, IA, FA, IO)". ratings.fide.com.
  14. ^ Administrator. "FIDE Title Applications (GM, IM, WGM, WIM, IA, FA, IO)". ratings.fide.com.

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