Paul Benko

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Fide Id2000687
DSB Id10013227
TitleGrand Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2408 
Highest 2580 (April 1968)
Born 15.Jul.1928
ClubBCA Augsburg
 Ranking: World #2017, Americas #236, USA #80
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Play Style

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Opening (White)Opening (Black)
Reti (27%): A05 A04 A07 A06 A09 Sicilian defence (31%): B33 B32 B41 B42 B23
English (24%): A15 A10 A16 A13 A30 English (9%): A22 A30 A10 A15 A16
Various openings (7%): A00 Reti (8%): A05 A04 A06 A07 A08
Sicilian defence (6%): B40 B33 B50 B52 B30 King's Indian (6%): E60 E80 E81 E61 E90
King's Indian (4%): E60 E61 E73 E70 E80 Robatsch (modern) defence (5%): B06
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #25 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.207 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.27 (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
Hungarian Team Championship Super League Hungary2004.09.262290
Hungarian National Team Super League Hungary2003.09.282310
Hungarian National TeamChampionship Super Leag Hungary2002.09.222310

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