John Shaw

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Fide Id2400553
USCF Id12779060
TitleGrand Master
FederationScotland fed
FIDE Elo2425 
Highest 2506 (January 2002)
URS Rating2360 
Born 16.Oct.1968 (in Crofton)
 Ranking: World #1707, Europe #1278, Scotland #6
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Sicilian defence (39%): B29 B51 B21 B24 B25 B22Sicilian defence (20%): B23 B32 B50 B32 B40 B41
French defence (14%): C02 C04 C03 C09 C01 C02Queen's gambit (19%): D16 D20 D17 D24 D20 D25
Ruy Lopez (9%): C69 C64 C63 C68 C68 C68Pirc defence (18%): B07 B07 B07 B07
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B10 B12 B12 B15 B10 B12Queen's pawn (8%): D00 D02 A40 D02 A41 D01
King's gambit (4%): C30 C33 C31 C35 C36 C30English (8%): A22 A27 A25 A25 A21 A21
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #39 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.36%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.673 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  88.66 (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
The Four Nations Chess League Division 1 WE1 Birmingham, England2015.11.142280
The Four Nations Chess League Rounds 9-11 England2015.05.021900
The Four Nations Chess League Rounds 7-8 Division 1 and 2 Birmingham, England2015.03.282130
The Four Nations Chess League Rounds 5-6 England2015.02.141940
The Four Nations Chess League Rounds 3-4 England2015.01.101900
Richardson Cup - Rd1 and Qtrs Scotland2014.11.291870
The Four Nations Chess League Rounds 1-2 England2014.11.151910
Chess Olympiad Tromso, Norway2014.08.012170
Scottish Blitz Championship Edinburgh, Scotland2014.05.311370
The Four Nations Chess League Rounds 9-11 England2014.05.031880
The Four Nations Chess League Rounds 7-8 England2014.03.221860
The Four Nations Chess League Rounds 5-6 England2014.02.081870
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