Nirosh De Silva

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Fide Id9900268
TitleFIDE Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2200
Highest Elo2243 (January 2003)
URS Rating2207 
Born 26.Mar.1978  (Age 40)
 Ranking: World #10166, Americas #1045, USA #272
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Sicilian defence (48%): B33 B71 B53 B90 B57 B32Sicilian defence (38%): B75 B90 B48 B42 B44 B28
Caro-Kann defence (12%): B17 B11 B19 B14Nimzo-Indian (15%): E46 E34 E47 E20 E48
Ruy Lopez (7%): C77 C62 C77Reti (7%): A04 A05 A06
King's pawn (7%): C50 B00French defence (7%): C02 C01 C03
French defence (7%): C07 C00Queen's pawn (7%): A46 A46 A45
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #42 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.14%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   78.78%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: +3.44 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  92.12 (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
First Saturday IM Budapest, Hungary2015.11.072210
5th Dhamso International Chess Festival Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka2015.05.29720
41st Annual American Open Los Angeles, USA2005.11.242120
US Open Phoenix, USA2005.08.062200
1st Annual HB Glob. Challeng Minneapolis, USA2005.05.182290
4th Asian Championship Doha, Qatar2003.02.222390
35th Chess Olympiad - Men Bled, Slovenia2002.10.262370
SRI National Championship A Colombo, Sri Lanka2002.07.202070
Asian Cities Team Championship Aden, Yemen2002.02.062260
National Chess Championship Colombo, Sri Lanka2001.11.032070
Premier Reserve Colombo, Sri Lanka2001.10.062050
Selections for WCC Colombo, Sri Lanka2001.04.072090

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