Nick De Firmian

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Fide Id2000105
USCF Id10469007
TitleGrand Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2496 
Highest 2610 (January 1999)
URS Rating2412 
Born 26.Jul.1957  (Age 61)
 Ranking: World #837, Americas #97, USA #37
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Opening (White)Opening (Black)
Sicilian defence (41%): B57 B33 B90 B30 B32 Sicilian defence (31%): B90 B92 B23 B52 B93
Ruy Lopez (Spanish) (14%): C78 C67 C72 C92 C60 Queen's pawn (23%): E10 A46 A45 E00 A40
French defence (13%): C19 C16 C10 C11 C12 Nimzo-Indian (12%): E32 E40 E20 E33
Caro-Kann defence (6%): B12 B17 B19 B15 B14 Reti (11%): A04 A05 A09 A06 A08
Robatsch (modern) defence (4%): B06 English (7%): A30 A36 A15 A34 A16
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #36 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.89%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   57.3%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -1.459 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.64 (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
33rd Annual Sands Regency Reno - Western States Open Reno, USA2015.10.162080
National Open Las Vegas, USA2015.06.192140
4th Annual Reno-Larry Evans Memorial Open Reno, USA2015.04.032070
Canadian Open Montreal, Canada2014.07.192330
National Open - Open Section Las Vegas, USA2013.06.072170
Best of the West Class Championship Santa Clara, USA2013.05.252060
Marshall Invitational New York, USA2012.02.032360
2nd Annual Boardwalk Open Asbury Park, USA2011.10.212150
Oslo Chess International GM-Group Oslo, Norway2011.10.022360
September Masters (Master) New York, USA2011.09.201150
Manhattan Open - Open Section New York, USA2011.08.172280
3rd Annual Central California Open Fresno, USA2011.08.121580
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