John Merriman

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Fide Id402362
ECF Id115448F
FederationEngland fed
FIDE Elo2254
Highest Elo2300 (July 1995)
URS Rating2204 
Born 1974  (Age 44)
 Ranking: World #6974, Europe #5457, England #97
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Nimzo-Indian (35%): E41 E42 E46 E45 E44 E46French defence (40%): C05 C00 C00 C02 C11 C02
Queen's gambit (20%): D31 D51 D11 D31 D20 D15Queen's pawn (34%): D00 A40 A45 A46
King's Indian (9%): E84 E86 E81 E81 E83Reti (11%): A07 A09 A06 A09
Benoni defence (8%): A69 A58 A56 A68 A68English (8%): A26 A20 A21
Neo-Gruenfeld defence (7%): D70 D70 D70Nimzovich-Larsen attack (1%): A01
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #34 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -3.444 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
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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
102nd British Chess Championships Rapidplay Open Coventry, England2015.07.251640
3rd Kings Place Festival Open London, England2015.07.112080
London Chess Classic Open London, England2010.12.082000
Lancashire Premier Open Blackpool, England2008.03.072030
Blackpool Open Blackpool, England2007.03.162030
Blackpool Open Blackpool, England2006.03.102120
Chorley Open Chorley, England2005.08.271970
28th Blackpool International Blackpool, England2004.03.122220
4th NCL England2001.09.222210
4th NCL Part 4 Birmingham, England2001.05.052260
Four Nations CL Part 2 Birmingham, England2001.01.272230

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