Brian Karen

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Fide Id2012766
USCF Id12441347
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2071 
Highest 2232 (July 1999)
National Elo2050
Born 1966  (Age 50)
ClubNew York
 Ranking: World #22294, Americas #2360, USA #576
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Sicilian defence (50%): B43 B33 B23 B23Robatsch (45%): B06 B06 B06
French defence (11%): C16 C16 C17Queen's pawn (25%): D01 A40 A40 A40
Various openings (11%): A00Reti (12%): A04
Queen's pawn (7%): A46 A40Centre game (4%): C21
Alekhine's defence (7%): B02Scandinavian (4%): B01
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #26 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   60%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.192 (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
6th New York International - U2200 Section New York, USA2013.06.211650
6th Ny International (Under 2200 Fide Rated) New York, USA2013.06.191170
31st Nassau Class (Mast-Exper) Mineola, USA2013.06.031130
3rd Annual New Yorker Open New York, USA2013.05.242000
Licc Side Event (Open) G10 East Meadow, USA2013.04.04720
Long Island Open (Under2100) Ronkonkoma, USA2013.03.01800
43rd Annual World Amateur Team and US Team East Parsippany, USA2013.02.161430
22nd Nassau (Game 10) G10 Mineola, USA2012.08.20720
42nd Annual World Amateur Team and US Team East Parsippany, USA2012.02.181320
4th Licc Spring Open (Main) East Meadow, USA2011.06.02720
World Amateur Team and Amp; US Team East Parsippany, USA2011.02.191270
24th Nassau Amateur Team (Team) Mineola, USA2010.05.03720
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