Samson Benen

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Fide Id2014238
USCF Id12557735
TitleFIDE Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2339 
Highest 2339 (October 2004)
National Elo2365
Born 18.Feb.1985  (Age 33)
ClubNew York
 Ranking: World #3710, Americas #416, USA #134
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Queen's pawn (38%): A46 A40 D02 A46 D02 A50Ruy Lopez (26%): C71 C68 C72 C62 C75 C74
King's Indian, East Indian (8%): A48Neo-Gruenfeld defence (12%): D70
Sicilian defence (7%): B50 B31Scotch game (8%): C45
Dutch (7%): A87 A81 A84 A80Reti (8%): A06 A09 A05
French defence (7%): C15 C09 C06 C15Sicilian defence (8%): B22 B52 B75 B70
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #38 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.322 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Chessaholics 20th Annual Insanity!! (Partyof63!?) New York, USA2006.12.30720
Us Team Championship East (Open) Parsippany, USA2006.02.18720
10th Grand Prix Points Tonight! (Screwutwu!) New York, USA2005.12.22720
Us Team (Team Parsippany, USA2005.02.19720
127th New York Masters (Nym127) New York, USA2004.12.211860
114th New York Masters (Nym114) New York, USA2004.08.241740
114th New York Masters (Nym114) New York, USA2004.08.241740
US Junior Invit Championship Lindsborg, USA2004.07.202420
32nd World Open Philadelphia, USA2004.06.262260
105th New York Masters (105tourney) New York, USA2004.06.081590
105th New York Masters (105tourney) New York, USA2004.06.081590
Chicago Open Oak Brook, USA2004.05.292290
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