Vidmantas Mališauskas

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Vidmantas Mališauskas
Vidmantas Malisauskas.jpg
Full nameVidmantas Mališauskas
Country Lithuania
Born (1963-08-04) 4 August 1963 (age 55)
Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
FIDE rating2430 (May 2019)
Peak rating2570 (January 1993)

Vidmantas Mališauskas (born 4 August 1963) is a Lithuanian chess Grandmaster (1993).

Chess career[edit]

He won the Lithuanian Chess Championship on six occasions: in 1987, 1989, 1990, 1998 (shared with Šarūnas Šulskis), 2003 and 2006.[1] Played for Lithuania in the Chess Olympiads of 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2006[2] and in the European Team Chess Championships of 1992 and 2007.[3] Other notable results include 2nd (behind Maxim Matlakov) in the Gipslis Memorial 2009[4] and 2nd (behind Vadim Shishkin) in the Lubawka Gate Open 2009.[5]

Chess strength[edit]

According to Chessmetrics, at his peak in May 1993 Mališauskas's play was equivalent to a rating of 2666, and he was ranked number 49 in the world. His best single performance was at POL-chT Bydgoszcz, 1990, where he scored 6 of 6 possible points (100%) against 2472-rated opposition, for a performance rating of 2671.[6]

In the November 2009 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2483, making him Lithuania's number six.

Notable games[edit]


  1. ^ "Lithuanian Chess Championships" (in Lithuanian). Lithuanian Chess Federation. Archived from the original on 2007-07-14. Retrieved 2009-06-29.
  2. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Vidmantas Mališauskas". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-07-04.
  3. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "European Men's Team Chess Championship: Vidmantas Mališauskas". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-07-04.
  4. ^ Crowther, Mark (2009-03-16). "Gipslis Memorial". London Chess Centre. Retrieved 2009-07-04.
  5. ^ "Tournament report September 2009: 4th Lubawka Gate Open". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 30 December 2009.
  6. ^ Sonas, Jeff. "Event Details: POL-chT Bydgoszcz, 1990". ChessMetrics. Retrieved 2009-07-04.

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