Mark E Taimanov

[Russian: Марк Е Таиманов]

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Fide Id4100760
TitleGrand Master
FederationRussia fed
FIDE Elo2386 
Highest 2620 (January 1971)
Born 07.Feb.1926
ClubVSG 1880 Offenbach
 Ranking: World #2518, Europe #1902, Russia #303
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Chess games of Mark E Taimanov:    PGN Database (MarkETaimanov.pgn)  [2326 games]

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Play Style

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Reti (28%): A06 A04 A04 A06 A06 A04Sicilian defence (42%): B31 B21 B33 B44 B30 B53
English (24%): A18 A13 A34 A25 A14 A13Nimzo-Indian (11%): E30 E20 E20 E50 E39 E40
Nimzo-Indian (13%): E45 E33 E47 E46 E46 E48Reti (9%): A06 A09 A07 A09 A06 A09
Queen's gambit (9%): D20 D56 D11 D33 D25 D61English (9%): A25 A23 A25 A21 A34 A15
King's Indian (5%): A48 E95 A49 E77 E91 E92Queen's pawn (8%): A50 A46 A46 A46 E00 A40
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #30 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.42%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   67.79%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.192 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  85.95 (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
Team Seniors vs Women Saint Petersburg, Russia2008.01.142230
Oberliga Ost Group B Germany2004.10.012180
32nd Rilton Cup Stockholm, Sweden2003.12.272230
13th World Senior Championship Open Bad Zwischenahn, Germany2003.11.162040
Oberliga Ost Group B Germany2003.10.012190
3rd Europeo Seniores Saint Vincent, Italy2003.09.172090
32nd Rilton Cup Stockholm, Sweden2002.12.272230
Senior World Championship Men Naumburg, Germany2002.10.202090
European Senior Championship Saint Vincent, Italy2002.09.282080
Schwarzwald IM-Turnier Freudenstadt, Germany2002.07.052250
2nd IM NAO Club Tnmt Paris, France2002.05.132380
Oberliga Ost Group B Germany2002.01.102200
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