Thor Geir Harestad

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Fide Id1500414
TitleFIDE Master
FederationNorway fed
FIDE Elo2205
Highest Elo2350 (January 1975)
URS Rating2130 
Born 02.Dec.1949  (Age 69)
 Ranking: World #9677, Europe #7636, Norway #99
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English (18%): A22 A34 A10 A10 A30 A20Sicilian defence (39%): B31 B23 B33 B40 B42 B22
Queen's pawn (17%): A40 A40 A41 D02 A45 D02Reti (13%): A05 A04 A09
Reti (11%): A09 A04 A05 A09 A07English (10%): A27 A15 A30 A10 A20 A25
King's Indian (8%): E73 E81 A49King's Indian (10%): E73 A48 A48 A49 E81 A48
Nimzo-Indian (8%): E20 E30 E32King's Indian, East Indian (6%): A48 A48 A48 A48
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #35 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -4.092 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.03 (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
World Senior Championship - Over 65 Acqui Terme, Italy2015.11.091990
3rd World Senior Team Championship 5 + U6 Dresden, Germany2015.02.241980
14th European Senior 65+ Chess Championship Porto, Portugal2014.03.092030
23rd World Senior Chess Championship - Open Opatija, Croatia2013.11.122090
15,European Senior Team Championship Dresden, Germany2013.07.201950
13th European Senior Chess Championship Plovdiv, Bulgaria2013.03.112090
European Senior Team Championship Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia2012.03.272090
World Senior Championship - Blitz Tournament No 1 Bolivia2011.11.192040
21st World Senior Chess Championship Opatija, Croatia2011.11.152080
20th World Senior Championship Arco Di Trento, Italy2010.10.262020
12th Europaeische Senioren Mannschaftsmeisterschaft Dresden, Germany2010.02.101990
Norwegian Western League Sec. South Norway2010.01.061570
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