John Macphail

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Fide Id2600153
TitleFIDE Master
FederationCanada fed
FIDE Elo2299
Highest Elo2365 (January 1982)
Born 1954 (in Glasgow)
 Ranking: World #5083, Americas #546, Canada #29
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Chess games of John Macphail:    PGN Database (JohnMacphail.pgn)  [49 games]

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Play Style

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Sicilian defence (29%): B41 B27 B80 B33 B51 B97Sicilian defence (30%): B53 B21 B80 B52 B23 B40
Ruy Lopez (25%): C74 C82 C89 C69 C80English (19%): A10 A17 A18
English (12%): A23 A16Queen's pawn (11%): A46 E10 A45
Caro-Kann defence (8%): B12Nimzo-Indian (11%): E41 E42 E20
Alekhine's defence (4%): B05Ruy Lopez (7%): C89 C69
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #31 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   96.55%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.473 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  Not available 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
Guelph Futurity Guelph, Canada2005.07.212380
77th CAN Closed and Zonal Toronto, Canada2004.08.202220
Guelph Pro-Am International Guelph, Canada2004.07.292310
Guelph Pro-Am International Guelph, Canada2003.08.042320

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