Christopher Benson

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Fide Id4301013
USCF Id12586121
FederationNew Zealand fed
FIDE Elo1886
Highest Elo2084 (January 2004)
Born 1963  (Age 53)
 Ranking: World #48895, Asia #3578, New Zealand #75
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Sicilian defence (25%): B23 B50 B33 B95 B41Dutch (24%): A80 A81 A80 A84
Reti (20%): A04 A04 A05Reti (16%): A06 A07 A04 A05
English (10%): A16 A36French defence (12%): C09 C01 C11
Ruy Lopez (10%): C78 C84Queen's pawn (12%): E00 E10 A45
King's Indian, East Indian (5%): A48Ruy Lopez (8%): C77
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #31 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.292 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
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
Nelson Open and South Island Championship[ Nelson, New Zealand2013.10.091680
119 NZL Championship Queenstown Open Queenstown, New Zealand2012.01.151910
South Island Championship Christchurch, New Zealand2011.07.271280
33rd Waitakere Open Auckland, New Zealand2010.06.051900
All Canterbury Championships Christchurch, New Zealand2009.10.241170
South Island Championship Kaikoura, New Zealand2008.10.081490
Nelson Open Nelson, New Zealand2007.10.031590
Otago Queens Birthday Open Dunedin, New Zealand2007.06.021580
Canterbury Open Christchurch, New Zealand2006.10.211670
Waitakere Auckland, New Zealand2006.06.242050
Queens Birthday Dunedin, New Zealand2006.06.032020
Quennstown Classic Queenstown, New Zealand2006.01.152110
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