Ben Johnson

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Fide Id2010917
USCF Id20062456
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2174 
Highest 2285 (January 1997)
National Elo1082
Born 30.Jan.1977 (in Southborough)
 Ranking: World #12030, Americas #1238, USA #309
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Play Style

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Sicilian defence (42%): B28 B40 B43 B53 B91 B22Sicilian defence (52%): B34 B23 B36 B42 B30 B39
Ruy Lopez (15%): C77 C77 C61Reti (10%): A05 A06
Scandinavian (10%): B01 B01Queen's pawn (10%): D02 A46
English (10%): A30 A15Queen's gambit (5%): D26
Caro-Kann defence (5%): B13French defence (5%): C02
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #36 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +3.088 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  78.15 (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
42nd Annual World Amateur Team and US Team East Parsippany, USA2012.02.181320
22nd Reykjavik Open Reykjavik, Iceland2006.03.062330
34th National Congress Philadelphia, USA2003.11.282260
31st World Open Philadelphia, USA2003.06.282260
1st NY Masters International New York, USA2003.02.032180
12th North American Open Las Vegas, USA2002.12.262320
National Chess Congress Philadelphia, USA2002.11.292220
New York Fall Futurity New York, USA2002.11.152200
103rd US Open Cherry Hill, USA2002.07.272210
30th World Open Philadelphia, USA2002.06.292260
12th New York Fall Futurity New York, USA2001.10.192240

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