Alexei Shirov

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Fide Id2209390
DSB Id10207298
TitleGrand Master
FederationSpain fed
FIDE Elo2637 
Highest 2755 (January 2008)
Live Rating2637 
URS Rating2684 
Born 04.Jul.1972 (in Riga)
ClubOSG Baden-Baden
 Ranking: World #126, Europe #91, Spain #4
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Sicilian defence (29%): B22 B81 B97 B78 B41 B56Sicilian defence (22%): B70 B50 B90 B20 B32 B45
Ruy Lopez (16%): C70 C78 C67 C65 C92 C62Queen's gambit (20%): D10 D15 D27 D27 D14 D13
French defence (8%): C02 C01 C19 C11 C01 C05Ruy Lopez (10%): C68 C89 C88 C65 C70 C68
Queen's gambit (7%): D10 D06 D30 D17 D31 D06Reti (9%): A05 A09 A04 A06 A06 A09
Caro-Kann defence (6%): B12 B18 B10 B17 B12 B12English (7%): A25 A25 A13 A13 A11 A23
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #36 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   99.2%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.24 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line:   59.62(details) Strength:         
Quality of play:  87.37 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Alexei Shirov currently plays in: LOCATION: Copenhagen, cinfo: DEN
Xtracon Chess Open Elsinore, Denmark
2018.07.21 to 2018.07.29
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
1st Bundesliga Rounds 3 - 4 Hamburg, Germany2015.12.112470
tht Extraliga r3-4 Czech Republic2015.12.052360
European Team Chess Championship - Open Section Reykjavik, Iceland2015.11.132560
5th Coach Janis Mileika Memorial Chess Tournament A Jekabpils, Latvia2015.11.072090
tht Extraliga r1-2 Czech Republic2015.11.072360
31st European Chess Club Cup Skopje, FYR Macedonia2015.10.182310
16th A. Karpov International Tournament Poykovskiy, Russia2015.09.282660
1st Bundesliga Rounds 1 - 2 Hamburg, Germany2015.09.182470
Stage Grand-Prix of Russia Rapid Saint Petersburg, Russia2015.08.291980
Petersburg Summer Blitz Saint Petersburg, Russia2015.08.282040
5th th International Chess Festival RIGA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OPEN Riga, Latvia2015.08.102250
4th Limbazi International Chess Festival ''Vidzeme Summer- A Limbazi, Latvia2015.07.252110
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