Sjef Rijnaarts

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Fide Id1014870
DSB Id10255986
TitleFIDE Master
FederationNetherlands fed
FIDE Elo2339 
Highest 2388 (April 2016)
URS Rating2273 
National Elo2346
Born 1984  (Age 34)
ClubSchachklub Turm Emsdette
 Ranking: World #3710, Europe #2834, Netherlands #112
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Sicilian defence (37%): B54 B20 B45 B53 B56 B28Sicilian defence (53%): B33 B80 B23 B52 B30 B40
French defence (15%): C03 C02 C11 C11 C18 C16Queen's gambit (12%): D11 D11 D10 D18 D30 D10
Ruy Lopez (14%): C96 C95 C67 C88 C94 C60Reti (10%): A05 A09 A06 A07
Caro-Kann defence (9%): B10 B17 B15 B19 B15 B16English (6%): A22 A16 A11 A15 A15
Pirc defence (5%): B07 B07 B09 B07 B07Queen's pawn (6%): D02 D02 D03 A45 D04
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #39 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -1.192 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  89.49 (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
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 3 Netherlands2015.11.072240
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 1-2 Netherlands2015.09.262190
NK Lightning Chess Tilburg, Netherlands2015.06.131700
2nd Bundesliga West Round 9 Hamburg, Germany2015.04.122370
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
2nd Bundesliga West Rounds 6 - 7 Hamburg, Germany2015.02.012330
2nd Bundesliga West Round 5 Hamburg, Germany2015.01.182370
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 4 Netherlands2014.12.132240
2nd Bundesliga West Round 3 Hamburg, Germany2014.11.092380
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