Alexander Khalifman

[Russian: Александр Халифман]

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Fide Id4100115
TitleGrand Master
FederationRussia fed
FIDE Elo2617
Highest Elo2702 (October 2001)
URS Rating2608 
Born 18.Jan.1966 (in Saint Petersburg)
 Ranking: World #179, Europe #129, Russia #39
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Queen's pawn (15%): A41 A46 E10 E00 A45 D02Sicilian defence (18%): B65 B22 B23 B42 B45 B53
Queen's gambit (14%): D15 D30 D11 D07 D30 D15Queen's pawn (10%): A40 A46 D02 D00 A45 E10
Reti (11%): A07 A06 A04 A09 A04 A04Reti (10%): A04 A05 A04 A06 A09 A07
Sicilian defence (9%): B90 B46 B30 B23 B53 B90Queen's gambit (7%): D31 D14 D11 D17 D15 D17
Ruy Lopez (7%): C63 C78 C69 C92 C64 C65English (7%): A30 A10 A17 A11 A21 A25
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #24 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.93%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   100%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.259 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  89.34 (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
11th Stage Cup of Russia - Chigor Memorial Saint Petersburg, Russia2015.10.032130
International Chess Festival ''Liepajas Rokade- Super Liepaja, Latvia2015.08.082610
Russian Championship HL Male Kaliningrad, Russia2015.06.222540
Nakhchivan Open- Group A Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan2015.05.022430
Aeroflot Open A Moscow, Russia2015.03.272580
Vladmir Petrov Memorial A Jurmala, Latvia2015.03.072310
Cup of Akim Pavlodar Region Pavlodar, Kazakhstan2015.01.282570
24th International Paul Keres Memorial Main Tournament Tallinn, Estonia2015.01.102550
Memorial Tseshkovskogo Russia2014.09.172070
7th Stage of Russian Rapid Grand-Prix Saint Petersburg, Russia2014.08.302100
Mayor Cup Grand Prix Cup of Russia Rapid Chess Irkutsk, Russia2014.08.241460
International Chess Festival ''Liepajas Rokade- Open Liepaja, Latvia2014.07.101430
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