Samuel Shankland

Thumbnail photo of Samuel Shankland
Fide Id2004887
TitleGrand Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2717 
Highest 2717 (June 2018)
Live Rating2721 
URS Rating2648 
Born 1991  (Age 27)
 Ranking: World #30, Americas #4, USA #4
[Frequently Asked Questions about the displayed Bio data]

FIDE Profile   FICS Profile   Facebook   Wikipedia   Google  

Chess games of Samuel Shankland:    PGN Database (SamuelShankland.pgn)  [62 games]

Sponsored links

Special offer: Chess Evolution "Top GM Secrets" Newsletter with 10% discount (use code CHESS-DB)

Play Style

Prepare for a game against Samuel Shankland with white or black.
Play chess against Samuel Shankland (computer simulated play style): with white or black.
Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Reti (18%): A07 A04 A05Reti (16%): A06 A07 A09 A04
Queen's gambit (12%): D30 D15 D27Sicilian defence (16%): B44 B48 B23 B31 B90
Caro-Kann defence (9%): B12 B13Ruy Lopez (13%): C67 C78 C83
English (9%): A20 A10 A13English (10%): A13 A11
Sicilian defence (9%): B90 B47 B94Benoni defence (6%): A58
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #35 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   99.5%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.259 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line:   59.0(details) Strength:         
Quality of play:  88.4 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
See help and explanation about the displayed statistics.

Live Games

No tournaments are known where this player currently plays in.

Sponsored links

Chess Games

Select a game from the drop-down list to display it, or download all games of Samuel Shankland

Subscribe for new games played by Samuel Shankland

Login if you like to use this feature.

You can see and manage all your subsriptions here.

Rating History ()

The graph shows Samuel Shankland's rating history vs. the World #100 (age considered) for each rating period (read more ...)

Tournament History

Sources:,,,, others coming soon.

Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Qatar Masters Doha, Qatar2015.12.202530
Championship Nacional por Equipos Liga Premier San Jose, Costa Rica2015.11.251970
Millionaire Chess Open II Las Vegas, USA2015.10.082290
FIDE World Cup Blitz TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Rapid TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
22nd Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament Abu Dhabi, UAE2015.08.232370
Politiken Cup Helsingor, Denmark2015.07.251940
10th Edmonton International Edmonton, Canada2015.06.202480
World Team Championship Tsakhkadzor, Armenia2015.04.192660
U. S. Championship Saint Louis, USA2015.03.312640
Hawaii Chess Festival Blitz Honolulu Hawaii, USA2015.03.21920
    (108 more)
         You have to login to see the full list of tournaments.

Sponsored links

Bu, Xiangzhi     Cheparinov, Ivan