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Elliott Liu
Number of games in database: 40
Years covered: 2001 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2269
Highest rating achieved in database: 2356
Overall record: +10 -22 =7 (34.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      1 exhibition game, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (7) 
    B43 B25 B32 B74 B33
 Caro-Kann (5) 
    B14 B12
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (7) 
    E70 E90 E77 E97 E94
 Sicilian (6) 
    B45 B33 B31 B40
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Liu vs A Vospernik, 2001 1-0
   E Liu vs A Barnett, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   US Championship 2006 (2006)

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ELLIOTT LIU
(born Nov-25-1989, 24 years old) United States of America

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FIDE master since 2006 and chess coach based in Stanford, California. Elliott is also the winner of the inaugural Xtreme Chess Championships, a made for television knockout contest played in early 2011 and screened in 2012.*

* link to the three preliminary knockout rounds and the final of the Xtreme Chess Championships: http://www.youtube.com/results?sear... Chessbase article about Xtreme chess championship and related matters: http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp...

Wikipedia article: Elliott Liu


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 40  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Liu vs J E Koch  1-050 2001 FSFM JuneB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
2. E Liu vs T Banusz  1-042 2001 FSFM JuneB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
3. E Liu vs I Orsher  0-143 2001 FSFM JuneB32 Sicilian
4. L Puschmann vs E Liu  1-037 2001 FSFM JuneA00 Uncommon Opening
5. C Desmarais vs E Liu  0-140 2001 FSFM JuneE97 King's Indian
6. D Berczes vs E Liu  1-033 2001 FSFM JuneC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
7. E Liu vs A Vospernik 1-087 2001 FSFM JuneB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
8. E Liu vs D Boros  ½-½33 2001 FSFM JuneB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
9. O Dobos vs E Liu  ½-½19 2001 FSFM JuneA48 King's Indian
10. E Liu vs G Ladanyi  1-042 2001 FSFM JuneC55 Two Knights Defense
11. A Bacsi vs E Liu  1-057 2001 FSFM JuneC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
12. Z Csapo vs E Liu  1-046 2001 FSFM JuneC44 King's Pawn Game
13. C Evans vs E Liu  ½-½15 2001 FSFM JuneC56 Two Knights
14. J P Gentilleau vs E Liu  0-133 2004 36th OlympiadB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
15. E Liu vs P Nakhapetiane  0-145 2005 BELFORT YWCC Boys Under 16B33 Sicilian
16. Browne vs E Liu 1-027 2006 US Championship 2006B33 Sicilian
17. Yermolinsky vs E Liu ½-½63 2006 US Championship 2006E91 King's Indian
18. E Liu vs D Strenzwilk  0-167 2006 34th World OpenB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
19. E Liu vs B Lugo  0-127 2006 US Championship 2006C78 Ruy Lopez
20. V West vs E Liu 1-029 2006 US Championship 2006B40 Sicilian
21. T Abrahamyan vs E Liu  ½-½60 2006 US Championship 2006B33 Sicilian
22. Kong Liang Deng vs E Liu  1-034 2006 National OpenC00 French Defense
23. E Liu vs H Itkis  1-062 2006 US Championship 2006B07 Pirc
24. E Liu vs S Kriventsov  0-140 2006 US Championship 2006B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
25. E Liu vs R Gonzalez  ½-½6 2006 National OpenB01 Scandinavian
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 40  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-03-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Joshka: This player just drew in round 2 against Kaidanov! 2 draws in a row against 2 Gm's.
Mar-05-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  jamesmaskell: And hes just a schoolkid! According to the US Championship site he is 15, born in Boston, MA and living in San Diego so this is a hometown tournament for him. USCF rating of 2254. Fave player was Kasparov, now Topalov. Been playing since age 5. He qualified by winning the Scholastic Champion of Champions tournament last month according to a local website.

Curiously part of his pre-game superstitions involves listening to a rare live recording of "Nessum Dorma" performed by Pavarotti! Also watches Sportcentre on ESPN before games.

He is trained by IM Cyrus Lakdawala.

Mar-05-06  pazzed paun: they had a few quotes from him in the local free paper before the tournament and ,he comes across as being humble and as of yet not having fully focused intense time and energy into improving his chess.

He is underated and this tournament could be a huge leap in performance for him.

Apr-16-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eggman: http://youtube.com/watch?v=tWAhklNF...
Jun-24-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: He seems to be very down-to-earth. See the second half of this newspaper article: http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/...
Dec-29-10  cruiseyleemorph: Been meaning to write on here for ages. Elliott is a chess coach now on chess.com He is really helpful, funny, and explains things great. Hes currently on a few months break as hes traveling and studying I think. I have played him myself online 5 times and hes spanked me on all occations bar one where I did well but he cleaned up in the end. I also run chess.com tournaments and Elliott even accepted that the winner of each one could get a game v Elliott online. Hes (Immortal technique) on chess.com and great guy. Shame he hasnt got much plans on studying chess as he would definitely have become a GM if he gave it the time. But I think hes got right idea as it does take so much away from other things. ;)
Jan-18-12  JCTEAM10: Elliott, has coached our son for about 7 months now. Elliott is a very good teacher. He is patient, insightful, and very knowledgeable. He has helped our son greatly with his openings and tactics. Our son's rating, his confidence and his love of the game has gone up under Elliott's tutelage. We strongly recommend Elliott as a coach. JCTeam10 's mom
May-02-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: Congratulations to Elliott for winning the first Xtreme Chess Championship in the US.
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