James Tarjan

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Fide Id2000180
TitleGrand Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2406
Highest Elo2540 (July 1981)
URS Rating2347 
Born 22.Feb.1952  (Age 66)
 Ranking: World #2044, Americas #239, USA #79
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Chess games of James Tarjan:    PGN Database (JamesTarjan.pgn)  [23 games]

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English (84%): A30 A20 A22 A13 A10 A13Two knights defence (30%): C55
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B12Ruy Lopez (20%): C95
French defence (7%): C06Four knights (20%): C49
Caro-Kann defence (10%): B12
Bishop's opening (10%): C24
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #30 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.159 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  87.1 (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
PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament - Masters Douglas, England2015.10.032360
Politiken Cup Helsingor, Denmark2015.07.251940
4th Annual Reno-Larry Evans Memorial Open Reno, USA2015.04.032070
TRADEWISE GIBRALTAR Chess FESTIVAL MASTERS Gibraltar, England2015.01.272270
PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament - Masters Isle Of Man, England2014.10.042330

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