Michael Adams

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Fide Id400041
DSB Id10000689
TitleGrand Master
FederationEngland fed
FIDE Elo2706 
Highest 2761 (September 2013)
Live Rating2706 
URS Rating2729 
Born 17.Nov.1971 (in Truro)
ClubOSG Baden-Baden
 Ranking: World #40, Europe #26, England #1
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Sicilian defence (38%): B99 B51 B97 B33 B53 B41Queen's pawn (18%): D02 A46 A46 A45 D00 A46
Ruy Lopez (19%): C81 C89 C75 C61 C77 C63Ruy Lopez (16%): C64 C86 C69 C75 C67 C89
French defence (11%): C04 C08 C09 C07 C00 C05Reti (12%): A07 A04 A09 A04 A05 A09
Caro-Kann defence (5%): B12 B10 B11 B10 B12 B14Nimzo-Indian (11%): E48 E37 E40 E34 E45 E39
Queen's pawn (5%): E10 D00 A46 A45 A40 A45Caro-Kann defence (7%): B19 B10 B11 B17 B11 B17
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #36 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   96.39%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   86.66%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -1.759 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line:   58.96(details) Strength:         
Quality of play:  87.87 (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
1st Bundesliga Rounds 3 - 4 Hamburg, Germany2015.12.112470
LONDON Chess CLASSIC London, England2015.12.042780
European Team Chess Championship - Open Section Reykjavik, Iceland2015.11.132560
31st European Chess Club Cup Skopje, FYR Macedonia2015.10.182310
PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament - Masters Douglas, England2015.10.032360
1st Bundesliga Rounds 1 - 2 Hamburg, Germany2015.09.182470
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
Biel Grandmaster Tournament GMT Biel, Switzerland2015.07.202740
ShamkirChess Shamkir, Azerbaijan2015.04.162770
1st Bundesliga Rounds 14 - 15 Hamburg, Germany2015.04.112480
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