Paulius Pultinevičius

Paulius Pultinevičius (born 2001) is a Lithuanian chess player. He was awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE in 2019. He is ranked 4th best player in Lithuania.

Paulius Pultinevičius
TitleGrandmaster (2019)
FIDE rating2501 (April 2021)
Peak rating2512 (July 2020)


Pultinevičius was the Lithuanian U-14 Junior Champion, and, aged fifteen, went on to represent Lithuania in 2016 in the 42nd Chess Olympiad on reserve board, going unbeaten over nine games.[1] He again represented Lithuania in the 43rd Chess Olympiad in 2018, this time on board 2.[2]

In 2018, he finished 2nd in the Lithuanian Chess Championship.[3]

Pultinevičius qualified to play in the Chess World Cup 2019, where he was defeated by Alexander Grischuk in the first round.

In 2020, he won the 40th Plunge Open with a score of 8/9.[4]


  1. ^ "OlimpBase :: 42nd Chess Olympiad, Baku 2016, Lithuania". Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  2. ^ "OlimpBase :: 43rd Chess Olympiad, Batumi 2018, Lithuania". Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  3. ^ "Chess-Results Server - 2018 m. Lietuvos šachmatų čempionatas". Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  4. ^ "The Week in Chess 1341". Retrieved 2020-08-09.

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