Michael Higgins

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Fide Id2507153
USCF Id14194540
FederationIreland fed
FIDE Elo1711 
Highest 1714 (February 2016)
National Elo1290
Born 2001  (Age 15)
 Ranking: World #5977 (u16), Europe #4078 (u16), Ireland #15 (u16).
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
English (100%): A20 A10 A15 A11 A34Pirc defence (47%): B07 B08 B09 B08
King's Indian (31%): E81 E61 A48 E81 E92
Sicilian defence (10%): B90 B28
English (5%): A16
King's Indian, East Indian (5%): A48
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #40 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +2.976 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  72.05 (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
FIDE World Youth - Cadets Chess Championships - Open U14 Halkidiki, Greece2015.10.251930
Robinson Cup Enfield Co Meath, Ireland2015.07.201470
Scarry Cup Dublin, Ireland2015.07.101300
World Youth Chess Olympiad U16 Gyor, Hungary2014.12.132030
Robinson Cup Stirling, Scotland2014.08.041080
Leinster Chess Union Division 2 Heidenfeld Trophy Dublin, Ireland2013.10.22720
23rd EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP - OPEN U12 Budva, Montenegro2013.09.291750
13th EUROPEAN YOUTH BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP - OPEN U14 Budva, Montenegro2013.09.251730
Leinster Chess Union Division 1 Armstrong Cup Dublin, Ireland2012.09.171170
European Youth Chess Championship U12 Prague, Czech Republic2012.08.171820


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