Tomas Laurušas

Tomas Laurušas (born 13 February 1996) is a Lithuanian chess International Master (2013).[1] He is a winner of the Lithuanian Chess Championship (2016).

Tomas Laurušas
Country Lithuania
Born (1996-02-13) 13 February 1996 (age 25)
Kaunas, Lithuania
TitleInternational Master
FIDE rating2505 (April 2021)

BiographyEdit

Tomas Laurušas successfully started at various European Youth Chess Championship. In 2008, he ranked second at the U-14 age group, but in 2012, he was third at the U-16 age group. In 2012 played for Lithuanian team in the World Youth (U-16) Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, where he won the individual silver medal at the first board.[2] In 2014 he won bronze medal in the Lithuanian Chess Championship,[3] but in 2016 Laurušas won the Lithuanian Chess Championship.[4] In 2018, Laurušas won the blitz tournament in chess festival "Liepājas Rokāde".[5]

In 2020, Laurušas tied for 2nd-5th place in the Panevezys International Chess Festival with Aleksandrs Jazdanovs, Bartlomiej Heberla, and Karolis Juksta.[6] He won the 17th Klaipeda Sea Festival with a score of 6.5/7[7]

Laurušas has played for Lithuania in 2 Chess Olympiads:[8]

He has also represented Lithuania in 2 European Team Chess Championships:[9]

  • In 2013, at fourth board in the 19th European Team Chess Championship in Warsaw (+3 −4 =2);
  • In 2015, at second board in the 20th European Team Chess Championship in Reykjavik (+3 −2 =4).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Administrator. "FIDE Title Applications (GM, IM, WGM, WIM, IA, FA, IO)". ratings.fide.com.
  2. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "OlimpBase :: 11th World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad, Istanbul 2012, Lithuania". www.olimpbase.org.
  3. ^ "ch-LTU Final 2014 2014 - 365Chess.com Tournaments". www.365chess.com.
  4. ^ http://chess-results.com, Dipl.Ing. Heinz Herzog -. "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - Lietuvos šachmatų čempionatas". chess-results.com.
  5. ^ XXV International Chess Festival Liepajas rokade-2018 Blitz
  6. ^ "The Week in Chess 1339". theweekinchess.com. Retrieved 2020-07-09.
  7. ^ "The Week in Chess 1342". theweekinchess.com. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  8. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Tomas Laurušas". www.olimpbase.org.
  9. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "OlimpBase :: European Men's Team Chess Championship :: Tomas Laurušas". www.olimpbase.org.

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