Brian Kelly

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Fide Id2500795
USCF Id20081250
TitleInternational Master
FederationIreland fed
FIDE Elo2480 
Highest 2504 (July 2005)
Born 30.Nov.1978 (in York)
 Ranking: World #988, Europe #738, Ireland #1
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
English (37%): A10 A13 A21 A30 A11 A20French defence (28%): C11 C00 C06 C15 C02 C07
Reti (17%): A06 A09 A04 A04 A05Queen's gambit (24%): D10 D11 D30 D31 D15 D10
King's Indian (10%): E91 E93 E94 E92 E94 A48Sicilian defence (20%): B93 B40 B45 B41 B32 B52
Queen's gambit (7%): D30 D10 D31 D37 D25 D21English (9%): A34 A13 A10 A30 A16 A11
Nimzo-Indian (7%): E33 E39 E38 E20 E32Reti (6%): A07 A05 A06
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #34 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -2.693 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  78.72 (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
DYTeam Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah International Open Bolivia2011.09.052020
Raja Nazrin Shah International Open Chess Championship Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2011.09.042020
Olympiad Dresden Open Dresden, Germany2008.11.122280
Irish Championships Dublin, Ireland2007.06.301920
37th Olympiad Men Turin, Italy2006.05.212340
The Four Nations Chess League Birmingham, England2005.10.222180
European Club Cup Saint Vincent, Italy2005.09.182380
15th European Team Championship Men Gothenburg, Sweden2005.07.302520
36th Olympiad Men Calvia, Spain2004.10.142360
The Four Nations Chess League Birmingham, England2004.09.182210
The Four Nations Chess League Part A Birmingham, England2003.10.182210
European Team Championship Men Plovdiv, Bulgaria2003.10.102500
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