Israel Gelfer

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Fide Id2800438
TitleFIDE Master
FederationIsrael fed
FIDE Elo2323
Highest Elo2365 (January 1980)
URS Rating1834 
Born 15.Aug.1945  (Age 73)
 Ranking: World #4211, Europe #3235, Israel #86
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Play Style

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English (23%): A10 A16 A11 A10 A30 A18King's Indian (24%): E81 E74 E60 E73 E73 E97
Nimzo-Indian (14%): E40 E44 E41 E24 E21French defence (13%): C04 C00
Queen's gambit (14%): D37 D25 D21 D25 D30 D26Caro-Kann defence (13%): B12 B14 B10 B12
Reti (9%): A05 A07 A04Reti (10%): A05 A04
King's Indian (7%): E80 E73 E73English (8%): A16 A30 A15
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #40 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.377 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  87.73 (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
National Team Championship Round 1-4 Israel2015.01.092420
Israel National League Israel2012.12.212400
Israel National League Israel2011.12.162400
Israel National League Israel2011.01.142410
Israel National League Israel2009.01.072410
Israel National League Israel2007.01.132400
Israelian National League Tel Aviv, Israel2005.01.072420
Israelian National League Israel2004.01.022410
Israelian National League Israel2003.01.172400
1nd Israel League Division Israel2002.01.112380
1nd Israelian League Division Tel Aviv, Israel2001.02.102380

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