Craig Jones

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Fide Id2006936
USCF Id12827416
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2138 
Highest 2283 (October 2008)
National Elo1329
Born 1960  (Age 58)
 Ranking: World #14849, Americas #1557, USA #367
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Reti (58%): A05 A04 A07French defence (24%): C06 C12 C11 C00 C11 C05
Various openings (8%): A00 A00Queen's pawn (21%): E00 A40 A46 A46
Dutch (5%): A81 A86Reti (12%): A05
Old Benoni defence (5%): A43 A43Nimzo-Indian (9%): E41 E20
Sicilian defence (5%): B20 B20Scandinavian (9%): B01 B01
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #52 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.5%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.14 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  Not available Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
4th Annual Potomac Open Rockville, USA2014.08.012110
1st Annual Ron Simpson Memorial Cary, USA2014.03.281230
US Masters Greensboro, USA2013.08.292290
41srt Annual World Open - U 2400 Section Arlington, USA2013.06.292040
The Big Enchilada III Raleigh, USA2013.05.031620
North Carolina Open Greensboro, USA2012.08.311320
Land of the Sky XXV Asheville, USA2012.01.271930
21st Annual North American Open - U2300 Section Las Vegas, USA2011.12.262010
38th Lipkin/ Pfefferkorn Open Greensboro, USA2011.07.221830
39th Annual World Open - U2400 Section Philadelphia, USA2011.06.282140
20th Annual Chicago Open Wheeling, USA2011.05.262170
North Carolina Invitational Durham, USA2011.04.152200
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