Leykun Mesfin

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Fide Id15700097
TitleFIDE Master
FederationEthiopia fed
FIDE Elo2149
Highest Elo2171 (November 2010)
URS Rating2242 
Born 1976  (Age 42)
 Ranking: World #13821, Africa #239, Ethiopia #1
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Sicilian defence (51%): B90 B43 B44 B32 B27 B42Sicilian defence (32%): B43 B23 B23 B30 B23 B42
Ruy Lopez (12%): C65 C89 C95 C62Robatsch (15%): B06 B06
Petrov's defence (10%): C42 C42 C42King's Indian (12%): A48 E73 E90 A49 E60
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B15 B15Gruenfeld defence (10%): D94 D85 D87 D87
Pirc defence (7%): B07 B07 B09Reti (10%): A04 A05
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #59 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   92.85%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.173 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  76.26 (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
Ethiopia National Chess Championship Addis Ababa, Ethiopia2015.08.29720
Africa Zone 4.2 Individual Chess Championship - Open Category Kampala, Uganda2015.04.172030
40st International Chess Tournament in the Year TPLF Anniversary Mekelle Ethiopia, Ethiopia2015.02.151980
Chess Olympiad Tromso, Norway2014.08.012170
11th International Istanbul Blitz Chess Tournament Istanbul, Turkey2012.09.021720
40th World Chess Olympiad-Open Istanbul, Turkey2012.08.282230
African Team Championships Open (All African Games) Maputo Mozambique, South Africa2011.09.052030
39th Olympiad Khanty-Mansiysk Open Tournament Khanty Mansiysk, Russia2010.09.212240
Olympiad Dresden Open Dresden, Germany2008.11.122280

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