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Daniel Semcesen
Number of games in database: 187
Years covered: 2006 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2466 (2518 rapid, 2505 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2513

Overall record: +71 -32 =84 (60.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English, 1 c4 e5 (12) 
    A21 A28 A29 A25 A27
 English (12) 
    A13 A18 A11 A14 A10
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E32 E26 E27 E58 E39
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A40 A46 E00 A41 A50
 Orthodox Defense (6) 
    D58 D67 D55 D50
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D36 D31 D37
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C65 C80 C77 C93 C96
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (11) 
    D25 D20 D22 D24 D27
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (7) 
    C92 C93 C96 C91
 Slav (7) 
    D12 D11 D16 D15 D13
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A20 A21 A23 A22
 Scotch Game (6) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Semcesen vs N Grandelius, 2009 1-0
   L Engel vs D Semcesen, 2015 0-1
   D Semcesen vs R Engman, 2007 1/2-1/2
   A Mindlin vs D Semcesen, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rilton Cup 2013/14 (2013)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   Rilton Cup (2009)
   Politiken Cup (2006)
   Politiken Cup (2009)
   Politiken Cup (2015)
   European Club Cup (2016)
   London Chess Classic Open (2013)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)

   🏆 56th TCh-DEN Ex -18
   N Borge vs D Semcesen (Nov-19-17) 1/2-1/2
   D Semcesen vs R Skytte (Nov-18-17) 1/2-1/2
   N Hjelm vs D Semcesen (Oct-22-17) 0-1
   D Semcesen vs S V Ivanov (Oct-21-17) 1/2-1/2
   E Blomqvist vs D Semcesen (Oct-20-17) 0-1

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(born Aug-17-1986, 32 years old) Sweden

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Daniel Semcesen became an FM in 2007, an IM in 2009 and a GM in 2014. He became Swedish Chess Champion in 2014.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Sykes vs D Semcesen  0-1402006Politiken CupD00 Queen's Pawn Game
2. D Semcesen vs H Strand  1-0372006Politiken CupD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
3. L Karlsson vs D Semcesen  1-0372006Politiken CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. D Semcesen vs L Hyldkrog  1-0352006Politiken CupA04 Reti Opening
5. R Lilja vs D Semcesen  0-1382006Politiken CupB25 Sicilian, Closed
6. D Semcesen vs de Firmian  ½-½602006Politiken CupA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
7. D Semcesen vs D Boros  ½-½702006Politiken CupE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
8. M Antonsen vs D Semcesen  ½-½182006Politiken CupD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. G Heden vs D Semcesen  0-1482006Rilton CupD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. D Semcesen vs L B Hansen  0-1632006Rilton CupD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. P Hultin vs D Semcesen  1-0542007Rilton CupD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
12. J Mardell vs D Semcesen  ½-½462007Rilton CupC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
13. D Semcesen vs R Engman  ½-½652007Rilton CupE12 Queen's Indian
14. H Danielsen vs D Semcesen  0-1522009Scandinavian OpenA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
15. D Semcesen vs M Grabarczyk  ½-½102009Scandinavian OpenD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. D Semcesen vs S Brynell  ½-½282009Scandinavian OpenD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
17. N Zdebskaja vs D Semcesen  ½-½142009Scandinavian OpenC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
18. D Semcesen vs D V Pedersen  1-0282009Scandinavian OpenD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Y Drozdovskij vs D Semcesen  1-0302009Scandinavian OpenA10 English
20. D Semcesen vs E Lund  ½-½632009Scandinavian OpenA21 English
21. N Grandelius vs D Semcesen  1-0242009Scandinavian OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. D Semcesen vs H Tikkanen  1-0262009Scandinavian OpenA21 English
23. J Bejtovic vs D Semcesen  ½-½92009Scandinavian OpenD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
24. D Semcesen vs V Nithander  ½-½362009Swedish ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. S Brynell vs D Semcesen  ½-½512009Swedish ChampionshipD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187  PGN Download
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Jul-08-09  waustad: He's at +2 going into a 10th round game with Cramling in the Swedish championships.
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  Tabanus: IM Daniel Semcesen, Sweden, born 17 August 1986. Now rated 2416,

FM in 2007, IM in 2009. Rated 2465 in Sept. 2009.

IM application:


Placed 5th in Schwarzacher Open 2008, 1st in Salongernas IM 2009, 1st in Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2009 (1st GM norm), 7th in Swedish Ch 2010,

2nd in Lithuanian University of Agriculture Cup 25-31 Aug. 2010:

Aug-17-14  BIDMONFA: Daniel Semcesen


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