Walter Bichsel

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Fide Id1300318
TitleFIDE Master
FederationSwitzerland fed
FIDE Elo2336
Highest Elo2368 (January 2011)
URS Rating2095 
Born 08.Nov.1954  (Age 64)
 Ranking: World #3843, Europe #2965, Switzerland #32
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Chess games of Walter Bichsel:    PGN Database (WalterBichsel.pgn)  [104 games]

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Play Style

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (55%): B30 B40 B41 B53 B42 B52Sicilian defence (40%): B76 B22 B52 B75 B50 B51
Robatsch (11%): B06 B06 B06Gruenfeld defence (16%): D91 D96 D90 D90 D86 D86
Scandinavian (9%): B01 B01 B01Reti (14%): A05
Ruy Lopez (7%): C60 C63 C77 C85English (10%): A16 A15 A16 A17 A16
French defence (7%): C18 C14 C05 C01King's Indian, East Indian (6%): A48 A48 A48
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #34 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +2.04 (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
Swiss Team Championship (A,B,I) - Round 1-9 Switzerland2013.03.161870
Swiss Team Championship SMM Switzerland2011.02.261930
Swiss Team Championship SMM Switzerland2010.02.131870
Swiss Team Championship (League A,B,1) Switzerland2009.02.221890
Swiss Team Championship (League A, B, 1) Switzerland2008.03.011860
Swiss Team Championship (League A, B and 1) Decentralized, Switzerland2007.02.191880
8th Bad Zwestener Schachtag Bad Zwesten, Germany2004.01.022160
Swiss Team Championship League A/B Switzerland2003.03.022250
Swiss Team Championship Switzerland2001.03.232310

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