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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 B90 B23
 French Defense (10) 
    C00 C03 C18 C07 C02
 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 C07 C02
 Sicilian (12) 
    B76 B72 B40 B53 B74
 Benko Gambit (9) 
    A57 A58 A59
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A57 A59 A58
 French (8) 
    C12 C11 C00
 Reti System (7) 
    A04 A06
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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, 41 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 1-0431994Heart of Finland op 04thA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
3. O Salmensuu vs Movsesian 0-1261994Wch U16B22 Sicilian, Alapin
4. O Salmensuu vs P Paldanius  1-0401995Tampere opC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
5. O Salmensuu vs P Lehtivaara  1-0591995Ch Finland team 1994C30 King's Gambit Declined
6. O Salmensuu vs T Vaatainen  1-0591996Ch HelsinkiC34 King's Gambit Accepted
7. O Salmensuu vs I Berzinsh  1-0361996TallinnC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
8. P Mai vs O Salmensuu  0-1301996EU-ch U18C33 King's Gambit Accepted
9. O Salmensuu vs V Belov  1-0651997Karsten Kold opA16 English
10. O Salmensuu vs Z Varga  ½-½101997It aC34 King's Gambit Accepted
11. O Salmensuu vs Timman 0-1401997CopenhagenA21 English
12. H Danielsen vs O Salmensuu 1-0321997KogeA03 Bird's Opening
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. O Salmensuu vs C Horvath  0-1711999Match, Budapest (Hungary)B30 Sicilian
19. C Horvath vs O Salmensuu  1-0381999Match, Budapest (Hungary)A52 Budapest Gambit
20. O Salmensuu vs C Horvath  ½-½181999Match, Budapest (Hungary)B30 Sicilian
21. O Salmensuu vs C Horvath 0-1121999Match, Budapest (Hungary)B30 Sicilian
22. O Salmensuu vs B Lalic 1-0371999Groningen, NEDC00 French Defense
23. C Horvath vs O Salmensuu  1-0331999Match, Budapest (Hungary)A59 Benko Gambit
24. O Salmensuu vs M Welin 0-1271999Rilton cupC34 King's Gambit Accepted
25. O Salmensuu vs M I Sorokin  ½-½331999Anibal OpenC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 135  PGN Download
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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.
Oct-09-19  paavoh: He seems to have worked (at least in 2017) for a member of the Finnish parliament.
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