Mark Smits

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Fide Id1008110
TitleFIDE Master
FederationNetherlands fed
FIDE Elo2219
Highest Elo2313 (April 2009)
URS Rating2145 
Born 1978  (Age 40)
 Ranking: World #8907, Europe #7068, Netherlands #277
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Chess games of Mark Smits:    PGN Database (MarkSmits.pgn)  [124 games]

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Play Style

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Sicilian defence (46%): B57 B23 B43 B94 B99 B32King's Indian (20%): E60 E71 E73 E97 E98 A48
French defence (11%): C02 C13 C16 C02 C11 C14Ruy Lopez (9%): C63 C63
Caro-Kann defence (6%): B14 B13 B14Nimzo-Indian (7%): E22 E47 E24 E40
Robatsch (4%): B06 B06English (7%): A15 A16 A18
Pirc defence (4%): B07 B08Alekhine's defence (7%): B05 B02 B03 B05
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #40 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.607 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  79.51 (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 - 2D - Round 4 Netherlands2015.12.122100
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 3 Netherlands2015.11.072090
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 1-2 Netherlands2015.09.262080
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 8-9 Netherlands2015.04.112100
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 6-7 Netherlands2015.03.072070
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 5 Netherlands2015.02.072150
Tata Steel Chess Tournament - T2E Wijk Aan Zee, Netherlands2015.01.162110
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 4 Netherlands2014.12.132070
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 2-3 Netherlands2014.11.012080
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 1 Netherlands2014.09.272040
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 1B - Round 9 Netherlands2014.05.102190
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 1B - Round 7-8 Netherlands2014.03.292130
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