John Richards

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Fide Id5600030
USCF Id12717314
FederationMalta fed
FIDE Elo1781
Highest Elo1849 (December 2015)
Born 1966
 Ranking: World #65849, Europe #51695, Malta #22
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Chess games of John Richards:    PGN Database (JohnRichards.pgn)  [104 games]

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Play Style

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (39%): B40 B51 B76 B33 B52 B27Sicilian defence (35%): B30 B76 B22 B36 B21 B23
Bishop's opening (17%): C24Caro-Kann defence (21%): B17 B17 B12 B12 B12 B14
French defence (14%): C02 C01 C02 C02 C01Gruenfeld defence (9%): D82 D91 D97 D80 D85
Pirc defence (7%): B07 B07 B08Nimzo-Indian (5%): E22 E40 E42
Caro-Kann defence (5%): B19 B18 B12Queen's pawn (5%): A45
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #13 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.029 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  56.3 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

John Richards currently plays in:
Veterans Championship Qormi, Malta
2016.10.15 to 2016.10.23
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Richards | Stefanovic | Ian Refalo | Ibrahim | Ron Sammut | Camilleri |

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
FE 2 Dell'Etna - B Nicolosi, Italy2015.12.041670
Malta International Open Sliema, Malta2015.11.151850
80th Malta Championship Finals Qormi, Malta2015.10.102050
21st Talent Cup Balatonfoldvar, Hungary2015.08.232110
North Chess Open Cirkewwa, Malta2015.08.021760
Maltco Candidates Qormi, Malta2015.07.131790
Lucky Dino Open B Sliema, Malta2015.05.201400
Maltco Preliminaries Qormi, Malta2015.02.231160
XYChess Classic Group B Sliema, Malta2015.01.091640
Malta International Open Sliema, Malta2014.11.161850
Finals Parallel Tournament Qormi, Malta2014.10.111660
20th Hampstead U2200 Weekend Congress London, England2014.07.191580
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