Rainer Knaak

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Fide Id4611250
DSB Id10108281
TitleGrand Master
FederationGermany fed
FIDE Elo2482 
Highest 2565 (January 1979)
Born 16.Mar.1953 (in Pasewalk)
ClubSAbt SV Werder Bremen
 Ranking: World #961, Europe #726, Germany #69
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Nimzo-Indian (30%): E32 E33 E20 E31 E29 E47French defence (25%): C01 C06 C11 C00 C14 C15
Queen's gambit (19%): D34 D13 D35 D15 D15 D31Reti (12%): A07 A09 A04 A05 A06 A04
King's Indian (11%): E81 E83 A49 E80 E70 E71Queen's pawn (12%): D02 A45 A46 E00 A41 A40
Queen's pawn (11%): A41 A40 A41 A50 A50 A40English (11%): A13 A29 A21 A10 A10 A13
Benoni defence (8%): A61 A43 A57 A61 A58 A57King's pawn (8%): B00 C44 B00 B00 B00 B00
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: -2.559 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  86.99 (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
2nd Bundesliga Nord Germany2010.10.102290
1st Bundesliga Germany2010.10.082490
1st Bundesliga Germany2009.10.182490
1st Bundesliga Hamburg, Germany2008.10.042490
2nd Bundesliga Nord Germany2007.10.012260
1st Bundesliga Germany2006.10.012520
Bundesliga Germany2005.10.012470
1st Bundesliga Germany2004.10.012470
1st Bundesliga Germany2003.10.012460
European Club Cup Men Rethymno, Greece2003.09.272420
1st Bundesliga Germany2002.10.012480
1st Deutsche Bundesliga Germany2001.10.012470
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