Nelson Gamboa

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Fide Id4400151
USCF Id12531518
TitleInternational Master
FederationColombia fed
FIDE Elo2327 
Highest 2415 (January 1997)
URS Rating2290 
National Elo2495
Born 1962  (Age 56)
 Ranking: World #4100, Americas #453, Colombia #19
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Sicilian defence (38%): B42 B70 B40 B50 B58 B58Sicilian defence (45%): B56 B54 B30 B32 B93 B33
Queen's pawn (6%): A40 E10 E10 A45 A40 A40Reti (11%): A06 A05 A04 A07
King's Indian (5%): E97 E76 E81 E73 E60Dutch (8%): A84 A81 A80 A81 A84
Queen's gambit (4%): D10 D10 D20 D15 D53 D31Queen's pawn (7%): A41 A40 E10 A46 A40 A40
Benoni defence (4%): A56 A44 A43 A57King's Indian (6%): E60 E97 E76 E81 E71 E92
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #40 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -3.192 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  88.55 (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
IRT Navideno Ciudad de Luces Medellin Medellin, Colombia2015.12.101980
22nd IRT Internacional Feria de las Flores Medellin Inmemorial Oscar Castro Medellin, Colombia2015.08.052020
IRT BLITZ Millonario de Navidad Ciudad Bogota Bogota, Colombia2014.12.071720
ITT Millonario de Navidad Ciudad Bogota Bogota, Colombia2014.12.042180
21st Torneo IRT Internacional FERIA DE LAS FLORES Medellin Medellin, Colombia2014.08.062090
20th IRT Feria de las Flores Medellin Medellin, Colombia2013.08.032130
Copa Latinoamericana de Ajedrez Cali, Colombia2012.10.041870
5th Festival Internacional de Ajedrez Elite Univesidad Central Bogota, Colombia2011.10.131920
Festival IRT Internacional Feria de las Flores Inmemoriam MI Carlos Cuartas (El Mago) Medellin, Colombia2011.08.031970
Torneo Internacional IRT Feria de las Flores Medellin, Colombia2010.08.042160
4th Championship Continental de Ajedrez Cali, Colombia2007.07.102270
IRT Nacional Mayores Absoluto Pereira, Colombia2007.04.041630
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