Tapani Sammalvuo

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Fide Id501115
TitleInternational Master
FederationFinland fed
FIDE Elo2411 
Highest 2492 (November 2011)
URS Rating2424 
Born 31.May.1975  (Age 43)
 Ranking: World #1951, Europe #1467, Finland #6
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Sicilian defence (18%): B41 B62 B32 B81 B48 B47Sicilian defence (27%): B33 B33 B70 B23 B95 B20
Reti (17%): A05 A04 A06 A04 A09Reti (11%): A04 A06 A05 A09 A04 A07
Queen's pawn (9%): E00 E10 A40 D00 A40 E10Queen's pawn (10%): A40 A45 A45 D02 E00 A45
Queen's gambit (8%): D64 D15 D20 D20 D16 D16Nimzo-Indian (7%): E41 E46 E46 E30 E46 E26
Ruy Lopez (6%): C64 C92 C67 C96 C89 C88Queen's Indian (6%): E15 E12 E15 E14 E12 E12
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #37 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.61%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   82.6%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.659 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  77.34 (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
European Team Chess Championship - Open Section Reykjavik, Iceland2015.11.132560
Elitserien r 1-3 Sweden2015.11.062350
Finnish Championship League Round 9b, 5-6 Finland2015.11.061990
Finnish Championship League Round 3-4 Finland2015.10.101990
Finnish Championship League Round 1-2 Finland2015.09.121990
GM Tournament Panevezys Panevezys, Lithuania2015.08.172440
6th ShakkiNet International Helsinki, Finland2015.06.082410
15th Bangkok Chess Club Open Pattaya, Thailand2015.04.122100
Finnish Championship League Round 9-11 Helsinki, Finland2015.03.132260
Elitserien Rond 6-9 Sweden2015.03.072330
MatSK Weekend A Espoo, Finland2015.02.272020
Finnish Championship League Round 7-8 Finland2015.02.072240
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