Gata Kamsky

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Fide Id2000024
USCF Id12528459
TitleGrand Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2677 
Highest 2763 (July 2013)
Live Rating2670 
URS Rating2678 
Born 02.Jun.1974 (in Novokuznetsk)
ClubNew York
 Ranking: World #65, Americas #5, USA #5
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Play Style

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Queen's pawn (27%): A40 D02 A40 D00 A46 E00Queen's gambit (17%): D30 D20 D17 D15 D10 D15
Sicilian defence (20%): B32 B42 B27 B70 B97 B65Sicilian defence (14%): B95 B42 B41 B76 B42 B41
Ruy Lopez (11%): C82 C60 C72 C64 C84 C77Ruy Lopez (11%): C68 C95 C91 C63 C92 C90
King's Indian, East Indian (6%): A48 A48 A48 A48Reti (10%): A08 A06 A05 A04 A07
French defence (5%): C03 C02 C10 C10 C07 C07Gruenfeld defence (6%): D98 D97 D96 D93 D82 D92
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #42 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.89%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   87.5%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -2.426 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line:   54.77(details) Strength:         
Quality of play:  86.33 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Gata Kamsky currently plays in:
Championship Comunal de Ajedrez Escolar Sub 14 Nueva Imperial, Chile
2018.03.17 to 2018.03.24
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
99th Annual Edward Lasker Memorial - MCC Championship New York, USA2015.12.112160
46th Annual National Chess Congress Philadelphia, USA2015.11.272130
November Marshall Masters New York, USA2015.11.172190
The Friendship Games Dearborn, USA2015.10.282200
Millionaire Chess Open II Las Vegas, USA2015.10.082290
FIDE World Cup Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Rapid TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Blitz TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
U. S. Masters Championship Greensboro, USA2015.08.272290
14th Annual Manhattan Open New York, USA2015.08.212030
45th Annual Continental Open Sturbridge, USA2015.08.132050
4th Annual Washington International - Section A Rockville, USA2015.08.082320
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