Derek Simpson

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Fide Id426482
ECF Id288847G
FederationEngland fed
FIDE Elo1617 
Highest 1617 (September 2016)
National Elo513
Born 23.Dec.1944 (in Sheffield)
 Ranking: World #91615, Europe #70944, England #1210
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Queen's pawn (83%): D00 A40 A41 A40 A45 A46Reti (21%): A04 A04 A05
Nimzovich-Larsen attack (5%): A01Caro-Kann defence (18%): B13 B12 B12 B12 B13 B15
King's Indian, East Indian (5%): A48Queen's pawn (18%): A40 D02 A41
Queen's gambit (5%): D10 D51Pirc defence (15%): B07 B07 B07
French defence (10%): C00 C00 C10
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #33 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +2.222 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  77.19 (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
e2e4 High Wycombe Major High Wycombe, England2014.05.091110
e2e4 High Wycombe Major High Wycombe, England2014.03.141120
e2e4 Gatwick U London, England2013.11.011680
e2e4 High Wycombe 50 U20 High Wycombe, England2013.10.111720
e2e4 Sunningdale U Sunningdale, England2013.07.051760
e2e4 Solihull U Birmingham, England2013.04.261460
e2e4 Gatwick U London, England2013.04.051630
e2e4 Buxton Major Buxton, England2013.03.151290
e2e4 High Wycombe U High Wycombe, England2013.03.081790
e2e4 Torquay Major Torquay, England2013.02.081290
e2e4 Torquay Open Torquay, England2013.02.082010
e2e4 West Bromwich Major Birmingham, England2013.01.251430
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