Ben Hague

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Fide Id405647
ECF Id104268D
TitleFIDE Master
FederationNew Zealand fed
FIDE Elo2367 
Highest 2368 (November 2017)
URS Rating2323 
Born 1973  (Age 45)
 Ranking: World #2987, Asia #351, New Zealand #1
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Chess games of Ben Hague:    PGN Database (BenHague.pgn)  [239 games]

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Sicilian defence (34%): B20 B94 B20 B41 B20 B33Robatsch (16%): B06 B06 B06 B06 B06
French defence (17%): C01 C02 C17 C15 C11 C18Queen's pawn (15%): E10 A45 D02 A40 A40 A41
Queen's pawn (9%): D02 A40 A46 A46 A46 A41Reti (11%): A04 A04 A05
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B11 B12 B14 B13 B12Sicilian defence (9%): B23 B30 B22 B32
King's gambit (6%): C36 C30 C33 C32 C30Nimzo-Indian (7%): E44 E40 E48 E20 E20 E20
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #26 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   95.55%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   84.21%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: +1.273 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  76.75 (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
Papatoetoe Rapid A Auckland, New Zealand2015.12.052060
Merv Morrison Memorial Auckland, New Zealand2015.10.231210
12th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysian Open Chess Championship Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2015.09.202140
Waikato Open Hamilton, New Zealand2015.08.071880
North Island Rapid Championship Palmerston North, New Zealand2015.07.111240
38th Trusts Chess Open Auckland, New Zealand2015.05.302020
Hawkes Bay Rapid A Napier, New Zealand2015.05.021700
Latvian Rapid A Auckland, New Zealand2015.03.211840
ACC Waitangi Saturday Blitz Auckland, New Zealand2015.02.071570
ACC Waitangi Weekender Auckland, New Zealand2015.02.061430
New Zealand Lightning Championship Auckland, New Zealand2015.01.111440
New Zealand Rapid Championship Auckland, New Zealand2015.01.101360
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