Paul Macdonald

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Fide Id4301277
USCF Id12892556
FederationNew Zealand fed
FIDE Elo1972 
Highest 2050 (January 2006)
National Elo1616
Born 1971  (Age 45)
 Ranking: World #35520, Asia #2532, New Zealand #47
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Nimzo-Indian (13%): E20 E40 E32Pirc defence (28%): B08 B08 B09 B07 B07
Nimzovich-Larsen attack (13%): A01 A01 A01Sicilian defence (16%): B31 B35 B28
Queen's gambit (13%): D10 D06 D08Queen's gambit (12%): D10 D10 D15
King's Indian (13%): E76 E92Queen's pawn (12%): A41 D04
Queen's pawn (13%): A41 A40 A41English (12%): A11
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Exchange tendencies: +0.922 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Merv Morrison Memorial Auckland, New Zealand2015.10.231210
38th Trusts Chess Open Auckland, New Zealand2015.05.302020
ACC Waitangi Weekender Auckland, New Zealand2015.02.061430
2rd New Zealand Open Including 1 Championship Auckland, New Zealand2015.01.011740
Papatoetoe Rapid A Auckland, New Zealand2014.12.062030
Merv Morrison Memorial Auckland, New Zealand2014.10.241240
North Shore Open Auckland, New Zealand2014.09.062040
37th Trusts Chess Open 'A' Tournament Auckland, New Zealand2014.05.311990
33rd Waitakere Open Auckland, New Zealand2010.06.051900
Texas Midwest Heatwave (Section 1) Abilene, USA2008.06.28750
Texas Midwest Celebration (Section 1) Abilene, USA2008.04.26720
Friday Night Action (Open) Phoenix, USA2006.09.01720
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