Erik Both

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Fide Id1010999
FederationNetherlands fed
FIDE Elo2193
Highest Elo2295 (October 2006)
URS Rating2099 
Born 1960  (Age 58)
 Ranking: World #10627, Europe #8455, Netherlands #338
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Sicilian defence (40%): B53 B51 B53 B40 B30 B90Robatsch (37%): B06 B06
French defence (18%): C00 C02 C02 C02Sicilian defence (20%): B53 B27 B51 B75 B21
Scandinavian (11%): B01 B01 B01Queen's pawn (20%): A40 A40
English (7%): A11 A13Gruenfeld defence (8%): D90 D93
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B12Various openings (4%): A00
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #44 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.007 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  Not available 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 4 Netherlands2015.12.122000
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 3 Netherlands2015.11.072050
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 1-2 Netherlands2015.09.261990
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 8-9 Netherlands2015.04.112060
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 6-7 Netherlands2015.03.072040
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 5 Netherlands2015.02.072100
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 4 Netherlands2014.12.132110
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 2-3 Netherlands2014.11.012080
Dutch Team Competition - 2C - Round 1 Netherlands2014.09.272050
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 2C - Round 7-8 Netherlands2014.03.292070
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 2C - Round 6 Netherlands2014.03.082070
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - 2C - Round 5 Netherlands2014.02.082010
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