Ralf Appel

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Fide Id4600924
DSB Id10003801
TitleGrand Master
FederationGermany fed
FIDE Elo2508 
Highest 2552 (July 2009)
URS Rating2435 
Born 18.Jul.1971  (Age 47)
ClubSC Pirmasens 1912
 Ranking: World #713, Europe #539, Germany #76
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Reti (37%): A07 A09 A06 A04 A05 A04Alekhine's defence (32%): B02 B04 B04 B02 B04 B04
Queen's pawn (30%): A40 A40 D02 A46 A40 A41Queen's pawn (18%): A40 A40 A46 E00 A40 A40
King's Indian, East Indian (12%): A48 A48 A48Reti (9%): A05 A04 A04 A06 A09 A07
Queen's gambit (2%): D31 D10 D11 D25 D31Old Indian defence (9%): A55 A53 A53 A54
Dutch (2%): A80 A80 A84 A80Robatsch (4%): B06 B06
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #40 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.56%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -2.459 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  83.94 (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
1st Bundesliga Rounds 3 - 4 Hamburg, Germany2015.12.112470
1st Bundesliga Rounds 1 - 2 Hamburg, Germany2015.09.182470
1st Bundesliga Rounds 14 - 15 Hamburg, Germany2015.04.112480
1st Bundesliga Rounds 12 - 13 Hamburg, Germany2015.03.142510
1st Bundesliga Rounds 9 - 11 Hamburg, Germany2015.02.012510
1st Bundesliga Rounds 7 - 8 Hamburg, Germany2015.01.302520
1st Bundesliga Rounds 5 - 7 Hamburg, Germany2014.12.052520
1st Bundesliga Rounds 3 - 4 Hamburg, Germany2014.11.082520
1st Bundesliga Rounds 1 - 2 Hamburg, Germany2014.10.182520
1st Bundesliga Rounds 13 - 15 and Tiebreaks Germany2014.04.042490
1st Bundesliga Rounds 11 - 12 Hamburg, Germany2014.03.152500
1st Bundesliga Rounds 7 - 10 Hamburg, Germany2014.02.082500
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