Richard Barclay

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Fide Id14301199
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1832
Highest Elo1877 (October 2008)
Born 1947  (Age 69)
 Ranking: World #57535, Africa #1480, South Africa #104
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (38%): B27 B51 B33 B33Caro-Kann defence (25%): B12 B12
English (23%): A18 A13Sicilian defence (25%): B94 B33 B32
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B12Queen's pawn (16%): A45 E00
Ruy Lopez (7%): C88Scandinavian (8%): B01
Queen's gambit (7%): D41Queen's gambit (8%): D12
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #48 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.94 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  Not available Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
British Championships-Major Open Torquay, England2009.07.271970
British Championship Major Open Liverpool, England2008.07.281870
Gibtelecom Masters Gibraltar, England2007.01.232260


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