Darius Zagorskis

Darius Zagorskis (born November 20, 1969) is a Lithuanian chess Grandmaster (2013).

Darius Zagorskis
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Country Soviet Union
Born (1969-11-20) November 20, 1969 (age 51)
Vilnius, Lithuania
FIDE rating2408 (April 2021)


Zagorskis learned to play chess and trained at the Chess School in Vilnius.[1] In 1989 in Klaipeda gained the first serious success, taking 3rd place in the Lithuanian Chess Championship.[2] In Lithuanian Chess Championships he has won 2 gold (2004, 2013), silver (1991) and 4 bronze (1989, 2002, 2006, 2007) medals.

FIDE awarded him International Master (IM, 1992) and Grandmaster (GM, 2013) titles.[3] In 2005 Zagorskis won "Open" tournament in "Liepājas Rokāde".

Zagorskis successfully participated in Correspondence Chess tournaments. International Correspondence Chess Federation awarded him with International Correspondence Chess Master (IM, 2005) and Senior International Correspondence Chess Master (SIM, 2007) titles.[4]

Darius Zagorskis played for Lithuania in Chess Olympiads:[5]

Darius Zagorskis played for Lithuania in European Team Chess Championships:[6]

  • In 1997, at third board in the 11th European Team Chess Championship in Pula (+1 −3 =5);
  • In 2007, at reserve board in the 16th European Team Chess Championship in Heraklion (+3 −0 =1);
  • In 2011, at second board in the 18th European Team Chess Championship in Porto Carras (+4 −3 =2);
  • In 2013, at first board in the 19th European Team Chess Championship in Warsaw (+2 −3 =4).


External linksEdit

  • Darius Zagorskis rating card at FIDE  
  • Darius Zagorskis player profile and games at Chessgames.com
  • Darius Zagorskis player profile at 365chess.com