Helen Courtney

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Fide Id4300807
FederationNew Zealand fed
FIDE Elo1896
Highest Elo2050 (January 2001)
Born 1952  (Age 64)
 Ranking: World #2279, Asia #349, New Zealand #3
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Chess games of Helen Courtney:    PGN Database (HelenCourtney.pgn)  [42 games]

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Queen's gambit (23%): D50 D31 D53French defence (20%): C01 C00 C17 C07
Scandinavian (11%): B01 B01Ruy Lopez (16%): C77 C89 C79 C87
Sicilian defence (11%): B28 B32Scandinavian (12%): B01 B01
King's Indian (11%): E76 E81Reti (8%): A07 A06
Two knights defence (5%): C55Two knights defence (8%): C58
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #35 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +3.421 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
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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
New Zealand Seniors' Championship Mt Maunganui, New Zealand2012.10.261520
Waikato Open Hamilton, New Zealand2009.08.071300
NZL Senior Championship Hamilton, New Zealand2008.04.251560
North Island Championship Hamilton, New Zealand2005.07.182060
36th Olympiad Women Calvia, Spain2004.10.142170


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