Normunds Miezis

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Normunds Miezis
Miezis rd6 4thEUIO.JPG
Miezis, Liverpool 2008
Full name Normunds Miezis
Country  Latvia
Born (1971-05-11) 11 May 1971 (age 47)
Latvia
FIDE rating 2470 (September 2018)
Peak rating 2601 (January 2001)

Normunds Miezis (born 11 May 1971) is a Latvian chess Grandmaster (1997).

Chess career[edit]

He won the Latvian Chess Championship in 1991 and 2006. Played for Latvia in the Chess Olympiads of 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014.[1] Other notable results include =1st with Eduardas Rozentalis, Sergey Ivanov, Tomi Nyback and Evgeny Postny at Stockholm, Rilton Cup 2005/6,[2] =6th with Slavko Cicak, Joel Benjamin and Alexander Baburin in the European Union Championship of 2005,[3] 2nd–3rd with Arturs Neikšāns in Kaunas 2009[4] and 2nd behind Alexei Shirov in the Aivars Gipslis Memorial in Riga.[5]

Chess strength[edit]

His best single performance was at Istanbul ol (Men), 2000, where he scored 6.5 of 11 possible points (69%) against 2573-rated opposition, for a performance rating of 2618.[6] Another remarkable tournament for him is the 14th Dubai Open 2012 where he scored 7 of 9 possible points finishing =1st with Ni Hua, Baadur Jobava, Mikheil Mchedlishvili and Chanda Sandipan with a performance rating of 2709.[7][8]

In the October 2013 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2550, making him Latvia's number four.

Notable games[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Normunds Miezis". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2006-01-09). "The Week in Chess 583: 35th Rilton Cup". London Chess Center. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2005-04-04). "The Week in Chess 543: European Union Championship". London Chess Center. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  4. ^ "Tournament report November 2009: Lithuanian University of Agriculture". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Aivars Gipslis Memorial – Alexei Shirov clear first". Chessdom. 2012-02-12. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  6. ^ Sonas, Jeff. "Chessmetrics Player Profile: Normunds Miezis". Chessmetrics.com. Retrieved 2011-10-29. 
  7. ^ "14th Dubai Open 2012: Player info: Miezis Normunds". Chess-Results.com. Retrieved 2013-07-14. 
  8. ^ Crowther, Mark (2012-04-23). "14th Dubai Open 2012". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 2013-07-14. 

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