John Watson

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Fide Id2000768
USCF Id10373638
TitleInternational Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2218 
Highest 2430 (January 1981)
URS Rating2101 
National Elo2358
Born 05.Sep.1951  (Age 67)
 Ranking: World #8962, Americas #912, USA #246
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King's Indian (50%): E71French defence (100%): C19 C03 C18 C06
Benoni defence (50%): A56
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #31 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -3.259 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  89.08 (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
7th London Chess Classic: FIDE Open London, England2015.12.042100
Spice Cup Open Saint Louis, USA2015.10.172290
Biel Master Tournament MTO Biel, Switzerland2015.07.202330
TRADEWISE GIBRALTAR Chess FESTIVAL MASTERS Gibraltar, England2015.01.272270
35th Annual Southern California Open San Diego, USA2013.08.311750
US Senior Open Boca Raton, USA2010.08.23910
Chicago Open Oak Brook, USA2005.05.272330
6th Foxwoods Open Mashantucket, USA2004.04.072290
13rd North American Open Las Vegas, USA2003.12.262350
Chicago Open Oak Brook, USA2003.05.232300
US Championships Seattle, USA2003.01.092360
National Open Las Vegas, USA2002.03.082280
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