Nelson Castaneda

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Fide Id2011549
USCF Id12564228
TitleFIDE Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2241 
Highest 2365 (January 1998)
National Elo2336
Born 1958  (Age 60)
 Ranking: World #7611, Americas #806, USA #220
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Sicilian defence (38%): B27 B35 B33 B92 B66 B99Sicilian defence (27%): B30 B96 B33 B91 B90 B30
Ruy Lopez (15%): C89 C95 C69 C63 C65 C96King's Indian (23%): E83 E60 E98 A48 E83 E80
French defence (11%): C02 C02 C07 C06 C02 C02English (9%): A15 A16 A18
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B12 B12 B12 B18Pirc defence (8%): B07 B07 B07 B07
Reti (5%): A04 A05 A06Queen's pawn (8%): A45 A45 E10 D02 A41 A46
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #47 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.777 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  88.31 (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
23rd Annual Eastern Class Championships Sturbridge, USA2014.03.142150
43rd Annual Continental Open Sturbridge, USA2013.08.081900
18th Bradley Open (Open) Windsor Locks, USA2013.07.191090
Nbcc Quick Quads (Quad 1) New Britain, USA2013.07.091440
Jozef Madej Quick Chess Tournament (Open) New Britain, USA2013.06.11720
Ccfc Saturday G/45 Quads! (Price!!) Norwalk, USA2013.06.011110
Ccfc Saturday G/45 Quads (Andres!!) Norwalk, USA2013.05.251450
Ccfc Spring G/45 Quads! (Pressman!!) Norwalk, USA2013.05.18870
7th Annual Arkadijs Strazdins Cup (Open) New Britain, USA2013.05.07720
Planet Earth Championship (Open) New Britain, USA2013.05.04720
Dr K Quick (Open) New Britain, USA2013.04.30720
Ted Mchugh Quick (Open) New Britain, USA2013.04.02720
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