Lester Van Meter

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Fide Id2001691
TitleFIDE Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2070
Highest Elo2320 (January 1987)
URS Rating1964 
Born 01.Feb.1953  (Age 65)
 Ranking: World #22187, Americas #2321, USA #540
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Various openings (39%): A00 A00Reti (19%): A06 A07 A09 A09 A06 A05
Queen's pawn (18%): A46 A40 A40Scandinavian (17%): B01 B01 B01 B01
Reti (12%): A09 A04 A05 A06Sicilian defence (15%): B20 B43 B42 B40 B22
King's Indian (9%): E61 A48 E61English (13%): A18 A16 A15 A18 A17
King's Indian, East Indian (6%): A48Nimzo-Indian (10%): E20 E44 E33 E40 E30
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #33 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.822 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
17th Annual Mid-America Open Saint Louis, USA2013.03.151840
DCC FIDE Open III Richardson, USA2013.03.021420
110th Annual US Open Indianapolis, USA2009.08.011100
109th Annual US Open Dallas, USA2008.08.021100
Chicago Open (U2300 Section) Oak Brook, USA2007.05.252020
Chicago Open Oak Brook, USA2006.05.252250
Chicago Open Oak Brook, USA2005.05.272330
105th US Open Fort Lauderdale, USA2004.08.072200
Arthur Dake Memorial Mc Minville, USA2004.06.052310
Chicago Open Oak Brook, USA2004.05.292290
Texas Class Championships Dallas, USA2003.11.142290
104th US Open Los Angeles, USA2003.08.032230
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