Max Illingworth

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Fide Id3205207
AUS Id2070832
TitleGrand Master
FederationAustralia fed
FIDE Elo2525 
Highest 2525 (July 2018)
Live Rating2511 
URS Rating2512 
Born 1992  (Age 26)
 Ranking: World #589, Asia #73, Australia #2
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Chess games of Max Illingworth:    PGN Database (MaxIllingworth.pgn)  [545 games]

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (18%): B20 B53 B96 B23 B31 B98Sicilian defence (19%): B92 B20 B20 B27 B57 B33
Queen's pawn (12%): A45 A45 A46 D00 A40 A40Queen's pawn (16%): D00 D02 A41 A45 A45 E00
Queen's gambit (10%): D32 D32 D09 D10 D30 D17Reti (10%): A09 A09 A05 A04 A04 A06
English (8%): A22 A30 A35 A13 A16 A37English (6%): A17 A20 A15 A13 A10 A34
Nimzo-Indian (5%): E46 E46 E32 E41 E20 E20Queen's gambit (6%): D17 D15 D35 D27 D36 D18
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #42 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   96.36%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   66.66%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.826 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  85.87 (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
Australasian Masters GM Norm Tournament Melbourne, Australia2015.12.122440
MCC Greg Hjorth Open Weekender Melbourne, Australia2015.10.301700
PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament - Masters Douglas, England2015.10.032360
12th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysian Open Chess Championship Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2015.09.202140
FIDE World Cup Rapid TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Blitz TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
Oceania Zonal Open Championship Sydney, Australia2015.07.041910
NSW Open Sydney, Australia2015.06.061890
NSW State Championship Sydney, Australia2015.05.262140
15th Bangkok Chess Club Open Pattaya, Thailand2015.04.122100
City of Sydney Rapid Sydney, Australia2015.02.221150
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