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 Alex Villeneuve

Lightning Chess Player
Age:  25
Occupation:  Self-employed/ owner
Country:  Canada
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anytime anywhere im probably playing or studying this art Or playing poker PLO mostly ! chess games >2min .. less then that there's too much blunder ! (imo)
A winning strategy in Chess often involves balancing several considerations against each other. Moves that maximize immediate material gain might expose a vulnerability or yield a difficult position as the game progresses. A profitable move would be one that both furthers you attack and solidifies your defense.

“A win by an unsound combination, however showy, fills me with artistic horror.”’(The great Steinitz)

A winning strategy in Chess often involves balancing several considerations against each other. Moves that maximize immediate material gain might expose a vulnerability or yield a difficult position as the game progresses. A profitable move would be one that both furthers you attack and solidifies your defense.

"I play honestly and I play to win. If I lose, I take my medicine." -Bobby Fischer-
"All that matters on the chessboard is good moves."
Bobby Fischer
"I felt that chess... is a science in the form of a game... I consider myself a scientist. I wanted to be treated like a scientist."
Bobby Fischer
"I like the moment when I break a man's ego."
Bobby Fischer


Since
12.4.2012


2012
Ratings & Games
OverallClassicRapidBlitzLightning
Classic Rating
2194  3
Class:  Experts
Position:  N/A  
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Rating progress
Highest:  2194
April 4, 2014  
Played games:  777
Won:  569
Lost:  74
Draw:  129
Adjourned:  5
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Last 90 daysLast 365 days
Known
74
Usage Ratio • Games • Efficiency
D00 Queen's pawn game: 
5.4%  
B01 Scandinavian (centre counte...: 
4.7%  
C68 Ruy Lopez: exchange, Keres ...: 
4.1%  
C00 French defence: 
3.4%  
C41 Philidor's defence: 
3.4%  
B30 Sicilian defence: 
3.4%  
C25 Vienna game, Max Lange de...: 
3.4%  
Others
 72.2%
Never played:  B83 Sicilian: Scheveningen, 6.Be2
Tournaments
Tournament Points
1021
Position:  28 of 1414
1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Group Tournaments Wins
x 179 x 165 x 154 x 0
TPs  = 3x179+2x165+1x154+1x0 = 1021
Tournaments:  1160
1st Place:  179
2nd Place:  165
3rd Place:  154
Group Tournaments Wins:  0
Other places:  662
Unknown:  0
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Last 90 daysLast 365 days

 Position   Opening  Usage Ratio   Games 
  Win     Lost     Draw     Win     Lost     Draw  
1 D00 Queen's pawn game
5.4%
8 0 0 0 8 0 0
2 B01 Scandinavian (centre counter) defence
4.7%
7 5 2 0 0 0 0
3 C68 Ruy Lopez: exchange, Keres variation
4.1%
6 5 1 0 0 0 0
4 C00 French defence
3.4%
5 5 0 0 0 0 0
5 C41 Philidor's defence
3.4%
5 5 0 0 0 0 0
6 B30 Sicilian defence
3.4%
5 4 1 0 0 0 0
7 C25 Vienna game, Max Lange defence
3.4%
5 0 0 0 5 0 0
8 B00 King's pawn opening
3.4%
5 4 1 0 0 0 0
9 B01 Scandinavian defence
3.4%
5 5 0 0 0 0 0
10 B50 Sicilian
2.7%
4 4 0 0 0 0 0
11 D00 Queen's pawn, Mason variation
2.7%
4 0 0 0 4 0 0
12 C68 Ruy Lopez: exchange variation
2.0%
3 0 1 1 1 0 0
13 B10 Caro-Kann defence
2.0%
3 3 0 0 0 0 0
14 B00 Owen defence
2.0%
3 3 0 0 0 0 0
15 C21 Danish gambit
2.0%
3 0 0 0 3 0 0
16 C64 Ruy Lopez: classical (Cordel) defence
 1.4%
2 1 0 0 1 0 0
17 C44 King's pawn game
 1.4%
2 0 0 1 1 0 0
18 C61 Ruy Lopez: Bird's defence
 1.4%
2 2 0 0 0 0 0
19 C50 Giuoco Piano
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
20 C23 Bishop's opening: Classical variation
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
21 C55 Two knights defence
 1.4%
2 2 0 0 0 0 0
22 C34 King's knight's gambit
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
23 C51 Evans gambit: 5...Be7
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
24 C40 QP counter-gambit (elephant gambit)
 1.4%
2 2 0 0 0 0 0
25 C69 Ruy Lopez: exchange variation, 5.O-O
 1.4%
2 1 0 0 1 0 0
26 B03 Alekhine's defence
 1.4%
2 2 0 0 0 0 0
27 B03 Alekhine's defence
 1.4%
2 1 1 0 0 0 0
28 C45 Scotch: Pulling counter-attack
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
29 C77 Ruy Lopez: Morphy defence
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
30 C77 Ruy Lopez: Anderssen variation
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
31 C78 Ruy Lopez: Moeller defence
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
32 C50 King's pawn game
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
33 D02 Queen's pawn game, Chigorin variation
 1.4%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
34 C50 Hungarian defence
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
35 C50 Giuoco Piano: four knights variation
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
36 C48 Four knights: Spanish, classical defence
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
37 C47 Four knights: Scotch, 4...exd4
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
38 C50 Giuoco Pianissimo
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
39 C52 Evans gambit: compromised defence
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
40 C60 Ruy Lopez: Cozio defence
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
41 C62 Ruy Lopez: old Steinitz defence
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
42 C69 Ruy Lopez: exchange, Bronstein variation
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 C79 Ruy Lopez: Steinitz defence deferred (Russian defence)
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 C84 Ruy Lopez: closed defence
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
45 D02 Queen's pawn game
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
46 D35 QGD: exchange, positional line
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
47 A00 Polish (Sokolsky) opening
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
48 A00 Benko's opening
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
49 A00 Mieses opening
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 A00 Van't Kruijs opening
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
51 A01 Nimzovich-Larsen attack: classical variation
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
52 A03 Bird's opening
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
53 A04 Reti opening
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 0 0 1
54 A07 Reti: King's Indian attack (Barcza system)
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
55 A20 English opening
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
56 A40 Queen's pawn
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
57 B00 KP: Nimzovich defence
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
58 B06 Robatsch (modern) defence
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
59 B28 Sicilian: O'Kelly variation
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
60 B29 Sicilian: Nimzovich-Rubinstein variation
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
61 C20 King's pawn game
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
62 C21 Halasz gambit
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
63 C22 Centre game
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 C23 Bishop's opening
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 C26 Vienna: Falkbeer variation
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
66 C30 King's gambit
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
67 C40 King's knight opening
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
68 C40 Gunderam defence
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
69 C42 Petrov: French attack
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
70 C42 Petrov three knights game
 0.7%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
71 C45 Scotch: Horwitz attack
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 C45 Scotch game
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
73 C46 Four knights game
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
74 C46 Four knights: Italian variation
 0.7%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0

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