James S Ellis

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Fide Id2013355
USCF Id10314372
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo1852 
Highest 2180 (July 1999)
National Elo1961
Born 1944  (Age 72)
 Ranking: World #54251, Americas #6003, USA #1319
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Sicilian defence (53%): B43 B28 B27 B90 B30 B45Sicilian defence (75%): B23 B75 B50 B62 B22 B70
Ruy Lopez (23%): C92 C70 C78Nimzo-Indian (16%): E20 E21 E32
Pirc defence (7%): B07Reti (4%): A04
King's gambit (7%): C33English (4%): A30
Petrov's defence (7%): C42
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Exchange tendencies: Not available Endgame blunders: Not available
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Quality of play:  61.91 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
61st Iowa Open Championship Coralville, USA2015.08.29870
Tim Just's WInter Open/Reserve XXXII Deerfield, USA2015.01.031610
60th Iowa Open Championship Coralville, USA2014.08.15750
10th Chess. MN FIDE Invitational Rating Tournament - Group A Minneapolis, USA2014.06.142040
3rd Chess. MN FIDE Open Rating Tournament Minneapolis, USA2014.03.221660
Iowa Round Robin 3B Cedar Rapids, USA2013.12.071640
59th Iowa Open Championship Coralville, USA2013.08.24930
37th Annual Green Bay Open (37th Annual Green Bay Ope) Green Bay, USA2013.07.06720
Milwaukee Summer Challenge Ii (Msc U Oak Creek, USA2013.06.15720
Madison Spring Championship (Open) Madison, USA2013.06.01720
22nd Annual Chicago Open (Under2100) Wheeling, USA2013.05.23720
Arpad Elo (Open) Oconomowoc, USA2013.04.27720
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