Sam Schmakel

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Fide Id2039311
USCF Id12887417
TitleFIDE Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2434 
Highest 2434 (June 2018)
URS Rating2342 
Born 1996  (Age 22)
 Ranking: World #1553, Americas #181, USA #60
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Gruenfeld defence (33%): D97 D97King's Indian (50%): E73
French defence (16%): C18Ruy Lopez (25%): C68
Queen's gambit (16%): D31Gruenfeld defence (25%): D85
Benoni defence (16%): A56
Scotch game (16%): C45
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #21 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -4.144 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  86.61 (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
Illinois Blitz State Chess Championship Northbrook Illlinois, USA2015.09.05820
US Junior Open U21 Championship Schaumburg, USA2015.06.121670
This is the End III Skokie, USA2015.05.301690
24th Annual Chicago Open Wheeling, USA2015.05.212300
Northern Blitz Championship Schaumberg, USA2015.02.211450
Tim Just's WInter Open/Reserve XXXII Deerfield, USA2015.01.031610
Millionaire Chess Open - Open Section Las Vegas, USA2014.10.092350
7th Annual Chicago Class Wheeling, USA2014.07.182000
23rd Annual Chicago Open Wheeling, USA2014.05.222250
2nd Annual Naperville International Women Championship Naperville, USA2014.03.272130
Illinois Youth Qualifiers - Denker Skokie, USA2014.02.282040
Illinois Blitz Championship Schaumburg, USA2014.02.221330
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