Mikhail Tal

(Historic chess player profile)

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TitleGrand Master
CountrySoviet Union fed
FIDE Elo2705
Highest Elo2705 (January 1980)
Born 09.Nov.1936 (in Riga)
Died28.Jun.1992 (in Moscow)
 Ranking: Historic #2.
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Chess games of Mikhail Tal:    PGN Database (MikhailTal.pgn)  [1628 games]

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Play Style

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (22%): B31 B28 B50 B52 B30 B27Sicilian defence (25%): B23 B22 B40 B21 B50 B26
Ruy Lopez (16%): C60 C77 C62 C60 C74 C76Queen's pawn (15%): A45 A40 A46 A40 A46 A45
Reti (15%): A09 A06 A05 A04 A09 A09Reti (15%): A09 A06 A05 A04 A04 A07
English (13%): A16 A31 A18 A10 A20 A15English (12%): A13 A22 A10 A22 A16 A15
French defence (6%): C14 C16 C03 C05 C12 C04Ruy Lopez (5%): C68 C77
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Not available
Blunders: Not available Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: Not available Endgame blunders: Not available
Stockfish first line:   67.03(details) Strength:         
Quality of play:  83.09 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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