Mark Van Essen

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Fide Id1012819
TitleCandidate Master
FederationNetherlands fed
FIDE Elo2198
Highest Elo2206 (October 2004)
Born 1977  (Age 41)
 Ranking: World #10313, Europe #8206, Netherlands #323
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Chess games of Mark Van Essen:    PGN Database (MarkVanEssen.pgn)  [45 games]

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French defence (23%): C00 C00 C01 C10King's Indian (25%): E85 E98 E97 E92 E83
Various openings (23%): A00Ruy Lopez (20%): C72 C62 C68 C74
Italian Game (14%): C53 C54King's pawn (12%): C50 C44 C44
Two knights defence (9%): C55Reti (8%): A04 A05
Pirc defence (4%): B07Queen's pawn (8%): D00 A40
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #20 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.855 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  86.55 (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
3A - r 4-5 - Dutch Team Competition Netherlands2008.09.271160
Dutch Team Competition - 3A - Round 5-6 Netherlands2007.09.151270
Dutch Team Competition - 3A - Round 7-9 Netherlands2007.09.151270
Dutch Team Competition - 3A - Round 1-4 Netherlands2007.09.151200
Dutch Team Competition - 3A - Round 1-5 Netherlands2006.09.231160
Dutch Team Competition - 3A - Round 6-9 Netherlands2006.09.231100
Dutch Team Championship 3A Netherlands2005.09.241980
Dutch Team Championship 2A Netherlands2004.09.182080
19th Schwarzacher Op. Haupt Schwarzach, Austria2004.08.212190
Dutch Clubteams Sec.2A Netherlands2003.09.272100

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