Lex Karstens

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Fide Id1037617
FederationNetherlands fed
FIDE Elo1847
Highest Elo1861 (January 2011)
Born 1960  (Age 56)
 Ranking: World #55048, Europe #43436, Netherlands #1785
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Chess games of Lex Karstens:    PGN Database (LexKarstens.pgn)  [14 games]

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Queen's pawn (83%): A45 D00Caro-Kann defence (62%): B12 B11 B14 B11
Dutch (16%): A80Queen's pawn (12%): A46
English (12%): A20
Benoni defence (12%): A58
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #23 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -4.611 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Dutch Team Competition - 3H - Round 4 Netherlands2015.12.121920
Dutch Team Competition - 3H - Round 3 Netherlands2015.11.071850
Dutch Team Competition - 3H - Round 1-2 Netherlands2015.09.261830
BPB Limburg Open - Groep B Maastricht, Netherlands2015.05.221860
Tata Steel Chess Tournament - T4A Wijk Aan Zee, Netherlands2015.01.161880
Tata Steel Chess Tournament - Nine Round 4Z Wijk Aan Zee, Netherlands2014.01.171860
Tata Steel Chess Tournament Tienkampen 4I Wijk Aan Zee, Netherlands2013.01.181870
6e ENCI Limburgs Open - B-Groep Maastricht, Netherlands2012.05.251780
Tata Steel Chess Tournament - 4G Tienkampen Wijk Aan Zee, Netherlands2012.01.201680
5e ENCI Limburg Open - Group B Maastricht, Netherlands2011.06.101750
7e Open International de Vandoeuvre - B (1400 Vandoeuvre, France2010.12.191690
9th Winterthurer Schachwoche - Allg. Open Winterthur, Switzerland2009.10.031660


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