Merijn Van Delft

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Fide Id1004670
DSB Id10228255
TitleInternational Master
FederationNetherlands fed
FIDE Elo2394 
Highest 2430 (January 2014)
Live Rating2383 
URS Rating2314 
National Elo2350
Born 13.Mar.1979  (Age 39)
ClubHamburger SK von 1830 eV
 Ranking: World #2381, Europe #1798, Netherlands #68
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Sicilian defence (32%): B53 B41 B42 B90 B98 B23Sicilian defence (36%): B51 B20 B94 B90 B43 B31
Ruy Lopez (17%): C65 C89 C60 C80 C88 C95Queen's gambit (12%): D17 D11 D10 D17 D15 D15
French defence (14%): C08 C19 C14 C18 C16 C05Caro-Kann defence (12%): B12 B19 B10 B12 B10 B11
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B12 B10 B15 B18 B17 B15King's Indian (8%): E90 E73 E98 E60 E99 E87
Pirc defence (5%): B07 B07 B07 B07 B07 B07English (7%): A11 A15 A16 A16 A15 A10
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #29 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   95.39%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   74.6%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.926 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.85 (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
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 4 Netherlands2015.12.122210
3rd Srefidensi Chess Celebration Blitz Paramaribo, Surinam2015.11.251500
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 3 Netherlands2015.11.072240
Belgian Interclubs Round 2 Belgium2015.10.111600
Belgian Interclubs Round 1 Belgium2015.09.271560
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 1-2 Netherlands2015.09.262190
19e Hogeschool Zeeland Toernooi Vlissingen, Netherlands2015.08.011950
9e Leiden Chess Tournament, Group A Leiden, Netherlands2015.07.172160
29th International Open Tournament Pula Pula, Croatia2015.06.131920
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 8-9 Netherlands2015.04.112170
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 6-7 Netherlands2015.03.072190
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 5 Netherlands2015.02.072240
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