Manuel Apicella

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Fide Id600164
TitleGrand Master
FederationFrance fed
FIDE Elo2501
Highest Elo2560 (July 1996)
URS Rating2475 
Born 19.Apr.1970 (in Longjumeau)
 Ranking: World #782, Europe #596, France #28
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Chess games of Manuel Apicella:    PGN Database (ManuelApicella.pgn)  [1539 games]

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Play Style

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Sicilian defence (42%): B35 B46 B54 B40 B90 B45French defence (38%): C19 C00 C15 C01 C00 C02
Ruy Lopez (14%): C81 C96 C67 C88 C92 C70King's Indian (13%): E81 E71 E74 E94 E90 E87
French defence (10%): C10 C10 C16 C18 C10 C16Sicilian defence (10%): B23 B76 B20 B39 B42 B33
Caro-Kann defence (5%): B12 B15 B16 B17 B12 B19Queen's pawn (9%): D00 A46 A40 A46 D02 A45
English (5%): A16 A21 A22 A12 A15 A22Reti (8%): A09 A09 A05 A06 A07
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #32 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   96.34%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   83.33%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -1.826 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  84.95 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Manuel Apicella currently plays in: LOCATION: Paris, cinfo: FRA
5e Championnat de Parties Rapides de la Francophonie Cannes, France
2018.07.14 to 2018.07.15
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Bauer | Lagarde | Apicella | Libiszewski | Barseghyan | Igor Glek | Efimov | Miralles | Pile Richard | Villegas | Debray | Vidal | Christien | Boursier | Van Hoolandt | Dubois | Gourlay | Sarah Daif | Grigore | Bellaiche | Berezovsky | ... and 14 more.

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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Team - Nationale 1 r4-5 France2015.12.052200
Team - Top 12 France2015.05.302440
Dfi 4 de Chalons Chalons En Champagne, France2014.11.172480
Championnat de France - Accession Nimes, France2014.08.172280
26th Open International d'ete de la Ville de Cannes - Tournoi A Cannes, France2014.07.072190
1er Championnat de Parties Rapides de la Francophonie Saint Laurent Du Var, France2014.07.051620
Team - Nationale 1 - R10-11 France2014.04.052150
28eme Festival International des Jeux - Tournoi A Cannes, France2014.02.232330
Team - Nationale 1 - R7-9 France2014.01.122150
Team - Nationale 1 - R7-9 France2014.01.122150
Team - Nationale 1 - R3-6 France2013.11.232160
Team - Nationale 1 - R1-2 France2013.10.122180
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