John Donaldson

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Fide Id2000709
USCF Id12730527
TitleInternational Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2410 
Highest 2460 (January 2004)
URS Rating2148 
Born 24.Sep.1958  (Age 60)
ClubNew York
 Ranking: World #1965, Americas #228, USA #75
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Reti (60%): A05 A07Sicilian defence (60%): B27 B23 B52
Caro-Kann defence (20%): B14Queen's pawn (20%): D02
English (20%): A30Various openings (20%): A00
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #25 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.82%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.906 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  90.9 (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
Fall Tuesday Night Marathon San Francisco, USA2015.10.201630
Leighton Allen Tuesday Night Marathon San Francisco, USA2015.08.041670
Summer Tuesday Night Marathon San Francisco, USA2015.05.261630
Winter Tuesday Night San Francisco, USA2015.01.061610
Bay Area New Year Open Santa Clara, USA2010.12.311970
California Class Championship Burlingame, USA2010.11.262010
49th Annual Pacific Southwest Open Los Angeles, USA2009.07.031190
Washington Open Spokane, USA2009.05.231740
Calgary International Chess Classic Calgary, Canada2009.05.142300
Western Chess Congress Concord, USA2009.03.061950
Calgary International Open Calgary, Canada2008.05.161370
8th Far West Open Reno, USA2008.03.211930
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