Tom Bottema

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Fide Id1004778
USCF Id12650718
FederationNetherlands fed
FIDE Elo2218 
Highest 2405 (July 1996)
URS Rating2183 
National Elo2508
Born 1967  (Age 51)
 Ranking: World #8842, Europe #6961, Netherlands #272
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Queen's pawn (26%): A41 A46 D02 A46 A46 D02Queen's pawn (29%): A45 A40 A40 A46 A40 A40
Sicilian defence (15%): B42 B33 B31 B53 B32 B45Nimzo-Indian (10%): E33 E40 E20 E33
King's Indian, East Indian (14%): A48 A48Robatsch (9%): B06 B06
Reti (7%): A05 A04Caro-Kann defence (7%): B10 B14 B12 B12 B13
French defence (6%): C06 C11 C19English (7%): A30 A13 A20 A10
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #50 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   70.17%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: +1.04 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  85.64 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 1-2 Netherlands2015.09.261990
Dutch Team Competition - 3E - Round 8-9 Netherlands2015.04.111810
Dutch Team Competition - 3E - Round 6-7 Netherlands2015.03.071430
Dutch Team Competition - 3E - Round 2-3 Netherlands2014.11.011490
BDO Open Chess Tournament Haarlem, Netherlands2014.10.112070
HSG Open Hilversum, Netherlands2014.06.202070
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 1A - Round 9 Netherlands2014.05.102080
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 1A - Round 6 Netherlands2014.03.082150
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 1A - Round 5 Netherlands2014.02.082180
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 1A - Round 5 Netherlands2014.02.082180
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 1A - Round 4 Netherlands2014.01.042160
Schaakfestival Groningen Compact A Groningen, Netherlands2013.12.262020
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