Richard Birkett

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Fide Id2401819
FederationScotland fed
FIDE Elo1996
Highest Elo2107 (May 2010)
Live Rating2003 
Born 1970  (Age 46)
 Ranking: World #32134, Europe #25657, Scotland #77
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Sicilian defence (40%): B44 B23 B42 B32 B33 B24Ruy Lopez (30%): C72 C62 C68 C74 C74
Pirc defence (11%): B07English (10%): A20 A25
Scandinavian (7%): B01Two knights defence (10%): C56 C55
Alekhine's defence (7%): B02 B02Bishop's opening (10%): C24 C24
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B12Queen's gambit (6%): D31 D35
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #56 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.656 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  80.54 (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
Inverness Open Inverness, Scotland2015.09.111830
Scottish Championship and International Open Edinburgh, Scotland2015.07.111820
Edinburgh Congress Premier Edinburgh, Scotland2015.04.171960
Edinburgh Congress Premier Edinburgh, Scotland2014.04.041800
Edinburgh Premier Edinburgh, Scotland2013.04.121830
Edinburgh Premier Edinburgh, Scotland2012.03.301810
Edinburgh Congress Edinburgh, Scotland2011.04.011880
Edinburgh Congress Premier Edinburgh, Scotland2010.04.021890
Grangemouth Congress Premier Tournament Grangemouth, Scotland2008.09.052090
Edinburgh Congress Edinburgh, Scotland2008.03.281770
Grangemouth Grangemouth, Scotland2006.09.012090
Grangmouth Premier Grangemouth, Scotland2005.09.091940


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