Joshua Waitzkin

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Fide Id2005158
USCF Id12435545
TitleInternational Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2464 
Highest 2480 (July 1998)
Born 04.Dec.1976 (in New York City)
ClubNew York
 Ranking: World #1153, Americas #135, USA #52
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Sicilian defence (41%): B53 B34 B75 B41 B26 B90Sicilian defence (35%): B30 B20 B32 B40 B50 B33
French defence (11%): C10 C05 C02 C01 C03 C11Reti (13%): A07 A05 A04 A06 A04 A09
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B14 B10 B17 B16 B17 B14English (11%): A28 A25 A11 A29 A28 A20
Pirc defence (7%): B07 B07 B07 B07Benoni defence (8%): A57 A57 A56 A58 A57
Ruy Lopez (7%): C65 C62 C61 C69 C69 C77Queen's gambit (8%): D23 D10 D20 D26 D25 D20
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #40 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   81.25%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.492 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.03 (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
The Fan Adams International '9 (Two) New York, USA1999.06.131550
The Fan Adams International '9 (One) New York, USA1999.06.131900
8th Annual Chicago Open (Open!) Oak Brook, USA1999.05.281120
4th Rated Games Tonight! (Alex Sweep) New York, USA1999.05.06920
Manhattan Cc March Invational (Invational) Manhattan, USA1999.03.051460
Marshallcc Internat (Open) New York, USA1998.12.111600
29th National Chess Congress! (Open!) Philadelphia, USA1998.11.271110
10th Grand Prix Points Tonight! (Searchin 4) New York, USA1998.11.12940
Manhattan Cc October Internati USA1998.10.081230
Manhattan Cc Open Championship USA1998.09.251780
26th Annual World Open (Open) Philadelphia, USA1998.06.271150
7th Annual Chicago Open (Open!!!) Oak Brook, USA1998.05.221130
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