Richard Black

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Fide Id8800081
ECF Id182126L
TitleFIDE Master
FederationBermuda fed
FIDE Elo2218 
Highest 2264 (July 2000)
National Elo2171
Born 1961  (Age 57)
 Ranking: World #8874, Americas #915, Bermuda #1
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (36%): B45 B23 B90 B75 B32 B53Queen's pawn (35%): A40 A41 A40 A41
King's gambit (23%): C34 C30 C34 C36 C37 C35Robatsch (28%): B06 B06 B06
French defence (21%): C06 C02 C03Pirc defence (21%): B07 B09 B07 B07
Pirc defence (5%): B07 B07English (7%): A10
Robatsch (5%): B06 B06Reti (7%): A04
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #45 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.507 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  68.0 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
London Chess Classic Open London, England2012.12.012060
GibTelecom Masters Gibraltar, England2005.01.252300
4th NCL England2001.09.222210
Four Nations CL Part 2 Birmingham, England2001.01.272230
Four Nations CL Part 1 Birmingham, England2000.09.232230

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