John Burstow

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Fide Id2601664
USCF Id10517940
FederationCanada fed
FIDE Elo2280 
Highest 2280 (January 1996)
National Elo2233
Born Unknown
 Ranking: World #5840, Americas #612, Canada #33
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Play Style

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Sicilian defence (42%): B29 B23 B33 B32 B93 B23Ruy Lopez (30%): C68 C88 C92 C69 C86 C84
Ruy Lopez (23%): C77 C74 C68 C69 C95Gruenfeld defence (21%): D97 D94 D86
French defence (15%): C12 C19 C10Sicilian defence (13%): B34 B29 B29
Scandinavian (3%): B01Reti (8%): A05
Modern defence/Averbakh (3%): A42King's Indian (4%): A49 E80
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #46 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.189 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  Not available Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Minneapolis Open & City C (Open) Saint Paul, USA1991.11.23720
Minnesota Vs Manitoba Match Saint Paul, USA1991.11.22900

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