Mark Lyell

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Fide Id402354
ECF Id114692A
TitleFIDE Master
FederationEngland fed
FIDE Elo2296 
Highest 2314 (May 2015)
Live Rating2277 
URS Rating2221 
Born 09.Mar.1961  (Age 57)
 Ranking: World #5251, Europe #4096, England #79
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Chess games of Mark Lyell:    PGN Database (MarkLyell.pgn)  [1982 games]

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Play Style

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Sicilian defence (38%): B27 B22 B23 B22 B51 B21Queen's pawn (15%): D00 D02 A40 A41 A40 E10
French defence (15%): C18 C18 C19 C01 C08 C10Ruy Lopez (15%): C63 C63 C78 C63 C77 C63
Caro-Kann defence (10%): B14 B11 B13 B14 B14 B15Reti (10%): A09 A06 A04 A06 A07 A05
Pirc defence (5%): B08 B07 B08 B08 B07 B07Dutch (9%): A87 A80 A81 A80 A81 A84
Scotch game (4%): C45 C45 C45 C45 C45 C45Caro-Kann defence (8%): B11 B14 B12 B13 B15 B12
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #47 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   94.94%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   84.61%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: +2.64 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  79.73 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Mark Lyell currently plays in:
First Saturday IM Budapest, Hungary
2018.03.03 to 2018.03.13
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
7th London Chess Classic: FIDE Open London, England2015.12.042100
Chess in Kecskemet GM Kecskemet, Hungary2015.11.212380
1nd Hungarian Team League B Division Charousek R 2-3 Hungary2015.11.082150
First Saturday IM Budapest, Hungary2015.11.072210
Lichtenrader Herbst Berlin, Germany2015.10.241840
1nd Hungarian Team League B Division Charousek R 1 Hungary2015.10.182180
PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament - Masters Douglas, England2015.10.032360
Duna Open, Hungarian Women Championship Budapest, Hungary2015.09.232200
First Saturday IM Budapest, Hungary2015.09.052250
6th Sarkany-Aranytiz International Master Tournament IM-Section Budapest, Hungary2015.08.152320
First Saturday IM Budapest, Hungary2015.08.012250
Internationales FC St. Pauli Schachopen Group A Hamburg, Germany2015.07.182100
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