David Strauss

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Fide Id2000750
USCF Id10488672
TitleInternational Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2425 
Highest 2435 (July 1993)
Born 07.Aug.1946  (Age 72)
 Ranking: World #1710, Americas #199, USA #65
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Opening (White)Opening (Black)
Reti (55%): A05 A04 A06 A07 A09 Sicilian defence (40%): B33 B21 B22 B36 B34
English (21%): A16 A22 A10 A13 A15 English (9%): A11 A22 A20 A30 A16
Queen's pawn (3%): A45 A40 E10 D00 A41 Queen's gambit (8%): D30 D31 D32 D15
Robatsch (modern) defence (3%): B06 Scandinavian (centre counter) defence (6%): B01
Ruy Lopez (Spanish) (3%): C69 C64 C78 C77 C68 King's Indian (6%): E73 E81 E60 E61 E70
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #34 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.82%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   78.26%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.926 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  74.03 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
32nd Ann. American Open Quick (Quick Ches) Los Angeles, USA1996.11.30720
U. S. Open Action Championship! Concord, USA1995.08.18720
U. S. Open Thursday Action! Concord, USA1995.08.17720
U. S. Open Game/45 Championship Concord, USA1995.08.12720
U. S. Amateur Team Champion Buena Park, USA1994.02.19720
Riverside County Open Riverside, USA1994.02.05720
3rd Annual North American Ope (Open) Las Vegas, USA1993.12.261320
Hanley Invitational La Palma, USA1993.12.181620
29th Annual American Open (Open) Long Beach, USA1993.11.25720
Western States Open Xi (Open) Reno, USA1993.10.291150
North County Fall Open (Open) San Diego, USA1993.10.09820
2nd Annual Los Angeles Open (Open) Long Beach, USA1993.10.01720
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