Richard Kelson

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Fide Id2001578
USCF Id10482763
TitleFIDE Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2211 
Highest 2365 (January 1989)
National Elo2218
Born 16.Nov.1955  (Age 63)
 Ranking: World #9306, Americas #953, USA #253
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Sicilian defence (60%): B96 B60 B97 B33 B28 B68Petrov's defence (42%): C42 C43 C42 C42 C42 C42
French defence (20%): C07 C05 C03Nimzo-Indian (15%): E41 E33
Scandinavian (4%): B01English (11%): A18 A16 A17
Ruy Lopez (4%): C89Various openings (7%): A00 A00
Robatsch (4%): B06Queen's Indian (7%): E12 A47
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #26 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -2.026 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  89.2 (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
Golden State Open Concord, USA2010.01.152180
32nd Annuel People's Tournament Berkeley, USA2005.02.192200
North American Open Las Vegas, USA2004.12.262320
22nd Western States Open Reno, USA2004.10.152310
People's Chess Tournament (Open) Berkeley, USA2004.02.14890
13rd North American Open Las Vegas, USA2003.12.262350
21st Sands Regency Reno Reno, USA2003.10.172260
30th People's Chess Tournament Berkeley, USA2003.02.152200
12th North American Open Las Vegas, USA2002.12.262320
20th Western States Open Reno, USA2002.10.182310
29th People's Chess Tournament Berkeley, USA2002.02.162010
11th North American Open Las Vegas, USA2001.12.262280
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