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Olli Salmensuu
Number of games in database: 135
Years covered: 1989 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 2395
Highest rating achieved in database: 2458

Overall record: +44 -54 =37 (46.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (25) 
    B30 B40 B25 B23 B90
 French Defense (10) 
    C00 C18 C03 C02 C07
 Caro-Kann (10) 
 King's Gambit Accepted (8) 
    C34 C36 C37
 French (6) 
    C00 C11
 Scandinavian (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (12) 
    C12 C11 C00 C02 C05
 Sicilian (12) 
    B76 B72 B53 B30 B74
 Benko Gambit (9) 
    A57 A59 A58
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A57 A58 A59
 French (8) 
    C12 C00 C11
 Sicilian Dragon (7) 
    B76 B74 B72
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O Salmensuu vs B Lalic, 1999 1-0
   O Salmensuu vs P Blehm, 1989 1/2-1/2
   M Dutreeuw vs O Salmensuu, 2001 0-1
   O Salmensuu vs Solozhenkin, 2000 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Club Cup (2003)

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(born Oct-09-1978, 40 years old) Finland

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International Master, Finnish champion in 1999.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 135  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Salmensuu vs P Blehm  ½-½201989CalicutC34 King's Gambit Accepted
2. Bagirov vs O Salmensuu 1-0431994JyvaskylaA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
3. O Salmensuu vs Movsesian 0-1261994Wch U16B22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. O Salmensuu vs P Lehtivaara  1-0591995Ch Finland team 1994C30 King's Gambit Declined
5. O Salmensuu vs P Paldanius  1-0401995It openC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
6. O Salmensuu vs I Berzinsh  1-03619967C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
7. O Salmensuu vs T Vaatainen  1-0591996Ch HelsinkiC34 King's Gambit Accepted
8. P Mai vs O Salmensuu  0-1301996EU-ch U18C33 King's Gambit Accepted
9. O Salmensuu vs Z Varga  ½-½101997It aC34 King's Gambit Accepted
10. O Salmensuu vs Timman 0-1401997CopenhagenA21 English
11. H Danielsen vs O Salmensuu 1-0321997KogeA03 Bird's Opening
12. O Salmensuu vs V Belov  1-0651997Karsten Kold opA16 English
13. Nisipeanu vs O Salmensuu  1-0391998Elista ol (Men)B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
14. O Salmensuu vs Yurtaev  1-0521998Elista ol (Men)C32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
15. O Salmensuu vs S Williams  ½-½591998Wch U20C18 French, Winawer
16. O Salmensuu vs P Cramling  ½-½571998Rilton CupB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
17. Hector vs O Salmensuu  1-0291998Rilton CupB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
18. A Zontakh vs O Salmensuu  ½-½571999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNC11 French
19. C Horvath vs O Salmensuu  1-0381999Match, Budapest (Hungary)A52 Budapest Gambit
20. O Salmensuu vs M Roeder  1-0601999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. G Schebler vs O Salmensuu  0-1551999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNA04 Reti Opening
22. O Salmensuu vs Csom  ½-½621999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
23. O Salmensuu vs C Horvath  ½-½181999Match, Budapest (Hungary)B30 Sicilian
24. A Nguyen vs O Salmensuu  1-0431999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNB30 Sicilian
25. I Balinov vs O Salmensuu  1-0561999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNB50 Sicilian
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  whiteshark: <Olli Salmensuu>

Birthdate 9-10-1978
Nationality FIN
Elo (01-07-2009) IM 2395

He won the Finnish Championship in 1999 and was runner-up in 1998, 2001 and 2002.

Oct-09-13  BIDMONFA: Olli Salmensuu


Oct-09-13  paavoh: I had forgotten about him, one of the promising Finnish players in the 1990's.
Oct-09-13  Kikoman: <Player of the Day>

Happy 35th birthday IM Olli Salmensuu! :D

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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to the POTD: Olli Salmensuu.
Oct-09-14  NightKnight: Ahem, 36th if I count correctly.
Oct-09-14  waustad: His last rated games were in 2005. A search on his name got an ICC page where he seems to have given up chess in 2005 and become very religious.
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