Michael Casella

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Fide Id2008394
USCF Id12440626
TitleFIDE Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2215 
Highest 2367 (July 2000)
URS Rating2228 
National Elo2299
Born 15.Jan.1970  (Age 48)
 Ranking: World #9035, Americas #938, USA #250
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Play Style

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (27%): B29 B67 B42 B60 B93 B32Sicilian defence (28%): B30 B23 B50 B50 B53 B32
English (15%): A15 A30 A11 A20 A10 A13King's Indian (13%): E77 A48 E76 E97 E60 E60
King's pawn (9%): B00 C50 B00 C44 B00 C50Queen's pawn (9%): A46 A40 D02 A41 A45 A45
French defence (8%): C11 C18 C07 C10 C16 C18Reti (8%): A05 A06
Queen's gambit (4%): D30 D37 D22 D30King's Indian, East Indian (6%): A48 A48 A48
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: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.973 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.49 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
51st Annual American Open Orange, USA2015.11.262260
37th Annual Southern California Open San Diego, USA2015.09.052030
SCCF Junior Open Irvine, USA2015.04.031770
Dreaming King San Diego, USA2015.01.172240
50th Annual American Open Orange, USA2014.11.272220
Pacific Southwest Open Los Angeles, USA2014.07.041840
21st Annual Western Class Championships Agoura Hills, USA2014.03.072160
29th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational Los Angeles, USA2013.08.142250
20th Annual Western Class Championships Agoura Hills, USA2013.03.082210
22nd Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational Los Angeles, USA2012.10.102280
17th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational Los Angeles, USA2012.03.282260
12th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational Los Angeles, USA2011.11.092300
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