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 Alex Villeneuve

Lightning Chess Player
Age:  24
Gender:  Male
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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Openings
Last 90 daysLast 365 days
Known
112
Usage Ratio • Games • Efficiency
C41 Philidor's defence: 
5.7%  
D00 Queen's pawn game: 
5.1%  
C00 French defence: 
4.1%  
B01 Scandinavian (centre counte...: 
3.8%  
B30 Sicilian defence: 
3.5%  
B01 Scandinavian defence: 
3.2%  
B00 King's pawn opening: 
3.0%  
Others
 71.6%
Never played:  D16 QGD Slav accepted: Alapin v...
Tournaments
Tournament Points
1021
Position:  26 of 1392
1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Team 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
Team 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 C41 Philidor's defence
5.7%
21 19 2 0 0 0 0
2 D00 Queen's pawn game
5.1%
19 0 0 0 18 0 1
3 C00 French defence
4.1%
15 14 1 0 0 0 0
4 B01 Scandinavian (centre counter) defence
3.8%
14 10 2 0 2 0 0
5 B30 Sicilian defence
3.5%
13 11 1 1 0 0 0
6 B01 Scandinavian defence
3.2%
12 12 0 0 0 0 0
7 B00 King's pawn opening
3.0%
11 9 1 1 0 0 0
8 B10 Caro-Kann defence
3.0%
11 11 0 0 0 0 0
9 C23 Bishop's opening
2.7%
10 0 0 0 7 1 2
10 D00 Queen's pawn, Mason variation
2.7%
10 0 0 0 9 0 1
11 B00 Owen defence
2.7%
10 4 1 5 0 0 0
12 B50 Sicilian
2.4%
9 8 0 1 0 0 0
13 C25 Vienna game, Max Lange defence
2.4%
9 0 0 0 8 1 0
14 C68 Ruy Lopez: exchange, Keres variation
2.2%
8 7 1 0 0 0 0
15 C68 Ruy Lopez: exchange variation
 1.9%
7 1 1 1 4 0 0
16 A00 Polish (Sokolsky) opening
 1.9%
7 0 0 0 7 0 0
17 C21 Danish gambit
 1.6%
6 0 0 0 6 0 0
18 C45 Scotch: Pulling counter-attack
 1.4%
5 0 0 0 5 0 0
19 C42 Petrov: French attack
 1.4%
5 4 0 1 0 0 0
20 C62 Ruy Lopez: old Steinitz defence
 1.4%
5 5 0 0 0 0 0
21 C69 Ruy Lopez: exchange variation, 5.O-O
 1.4%
5 1 1 1 2 0 0
22 C30 King's gambit
 1.4%
5 0 0 0 4 1 0
23 B00 KP: Nimzovich defence
 1.1%
4 4 0 0 0 0 0
24 C51 Evans gambit: 5...Be7
 1.1%
4 0 0 0 3 1 0
25 B03 Alekhine's defence
 1.1%
4 3 1 0 0 0 0
26 A03 Bird's opening
 1.1%
4 0 0 0 4 0 0
27 A20 English opening
 1.1%
4 0 0 0 3 0 1
28 D55 QGD: Neo-orthodox variation, 7.Bh4
 0.8%
3 0 0 0 2 1 0
29 C22 Centre game
 0.8%
3 0 0 0 2 1 0
30 D02 Queen's pawn game, Chigorin variation
 0.8%
3 0 0 0 2 1 0
31 C23 Bishop's opening: Classical variation
 0.8%
3 0 0 0 3 0 0
32 C64 Ruy Lopez: classical (Cordel) defence
 0.8%
3 2 0 0 1 0 0
33 C34 King's knight's gambit
 0.8%
3 0 0 0 3 0 0
34 C40 QP counter-gambit (elephant gambit)
 0.8%
3 3 0 0 0 0 0
35 C61 Ruy Lopez: Bird's defence
 0.8%
3 3 0 0 0 0 0
36 C44 King's pawn game
 0.8%
3 0 0 1 1 0 1
37 C50 King's pawn game
 0.8%
3 0 0 0 3 0 0
38 C50 Giuoco Piano
 0.8%
3 0 0 0 3 0 0
39 C20 King's pawn game
 0.8%
3 0 0 0 3 0 0
40 B06 Robatsch (modern) defence
 0.8%
3 3 0 0 0 0 0
41 A00 Van't Kruijs opening
 0.8%
3 2 0 0 1 0 0
42 C55 Two knights defence
 0.5%
2 2 0 0 0 0 0
43 C50 Giuoco Piano: four knights variation
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 1 1 0
44 B03 Alekhine's defence
 0.5%
2 2 0 0 0 0 0
45 C77 Ruy Lopez: Morphy defence
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
46 C77 Ruy Lopez: Anderssen variation
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
47 C45 Scotch: Horwitz attack
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 1 1 0
48 C78 Ruy Lopez: Moeller defence
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
49 C44 Scotch gambit
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
50 C79 Ruy Lopez: Steinitz defence deferred (Russian defence)
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
51 C87 Ruy Lopez: closed, Averbach variation
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
52 C88 Ruy Lopez: closed
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
53 C42 Petrov's defence
 0.5%
2 2 0 0 0 0 0
54 C24 Bishop's opening: Ponziani gambit
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
55 C25 Vienna gambit
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
56 D35 QGD: exchange variation
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
57 A00 Benko's opening
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
58 D30 Queen's gambit declined
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
59 C40 King's knight opening
 0.5%
2 2 0 0 0 0 0
60 D02 Queen's pawn game
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
61 D00 Queen's pawn: Chigorin variation
 0.5%
2 0 0 0 2 0 0
62 C54 Giuoco Piano: Greco variation
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
63 C54 Giuoco Piano
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 C53 Giuoco Piano: Anderssen variation
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 C60 Ruy Lopez: Cozio defence
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
66 A40 Queen's pawn
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
67 D53 QGD: 4.Bg5 Be7
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
68 A40 Queen's pawn: Charlick (Englund) gambit
 0.3%
1 0 0 1 0 0 0
69 A30 English: symmetrical variation
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
70 D37 QGD: 4.Nf3
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
71 C65 Ruy Lopez: Berlin defence
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
72 A21 English opening
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
73 A07 Reti: King's Indian attack (Barcza system)
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
74 A04 Reti opening
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 0 0 1
75 C69 Ruy Lopez: exchange, Bronstein variation
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
76 D35 QGD: exchange, positional line
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
77 D35 QGD: 3...Nf6
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 A00 Mieses opening
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 C84 Ruy Lopez: closed defence
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
80 A01 Nimzovich-Larsen attack: classical variation
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
81 C21 Halasz gambit
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
82 C21 Centre game
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
83 C20 KP: Patzer opening
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
84 C02 French: advance, Euwe variation
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
85 C26 Vienna: Falkbeer variation
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
86 C00 French defence
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
87 C33 KGA: bishop's gambit, Maurian defence
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
88 B29 Sicilian: Nimzovich-Rubinstein variation
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
89 C40 Gunderam defence
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
90 B28 Sicilian: O'Kelly variation
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
91 B27 Sicilian: Hungarian variation
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
92 B20 Sicilian defence
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
93 C42 Petrov: Cozio (Lasker) attack
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
94 C42 Petrov three knights game
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
95 B06 Robatsch (modern) defence
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
96 C44 Inverted Hungarian
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
97 C44 Scotch gambit
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
98 C45 Scotch: Steinitz variation
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
99 C45 Scotch game
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
100 C46 Four knights game
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
101 C46 Four knights: Italian variation
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
102 C47 Four knights: Scotch, 4...exd4
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
103 C48 Four knights: Ranken variation
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
104 C48 Four knights: Spanish, classical defence
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
105 C50 Hungarian defence
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
106 B03 Alekhine's defence
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
107 C50 Giuoco Pianissimo
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
108 C51 Evans gambit declined
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
109 B01 Scandinavian: Marshall variation
 0.3%
1 1 0 0 0 0 0
110 C52 Evans gambit: compromised defence
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 0 1 0
111 C53 Giuoco Piano
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0
112 C53 Giuoco Piano: Bird's attack
 0.3%
1 0 0 0 1 0 0

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