Valentin Iotov

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Fide Id2906074
TitleGrand Master
FederationFIDE fed
FIDE Elo2516 
Highest 2603 (July 2009)
URS Rating2505 
Born 1988  (Age 30)
 Ranking: World #650, Europe #496, FIDE #8
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Queen's pawn (39%): A41 E10 A40 A41 A40 A45Sicilian defence (41%): B47 B23 B40 B20 B21 B20
Nimzo-Indian (16%): E48 E39 E48 E41 E20 E40Queen's pawn (12%): E00 E00 A46 A46 A45 A45
King's Indian (7%): E94 E98 A48 E91 E76 E92Reti (7%): A07 A09 A05 A06 A04
Benoni defence (6%): A43 A56 A44 A65 A66 A57Queen's gambit (6%): D13 D31 D10 D11 D12 D12
Gruenfeld defence (5%): D84 D97 D85 D98 D80 D97Queen's Indian (5%): E15 E15 E12 E12 E14 E12
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #30 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   99.48%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   78.68%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.426 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  84.58 (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
UTD Fall FIDE Open Dallas, USA2015.11.202410
81st Annual Southwest Open Irving, USA2015.09.041930
DCC FIDE OPEN VIII Richardson, USA2015.07.021550
DCC FIDE Open VII Richardson, USA2015.06.131860
Final 4 of College Chess New York, USA2015.03.282550
UTDallas Versus USA Junior All Stars Dallas, USA2015.03.152530
DCC FIDE Open III Richardson, USA2015.02.281850
Southwest Class Championships Fort Worth, USA2015.02.132260
Texas Masters Richardson, USA2015.01.172120
64th Team Championship Men Burgas, Bulgaria2014.09.192340
Chess Olympiad Tromso, Norway2014.08.012170
DCC FIDE Open VI Richardson, USA2014.07.191520
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