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Oladapo Oluto Adu
Number of games in database: 57
Years covered: 1998 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2277 (2252 rapid, 2245 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2298
Overall record: +19 -32 =6 (38.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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(born 1971) Nigeria

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Oladapo Adu scored 8/9 to win the 2015 Zone 4.4 championship - ahead of Kigigha Bomo - held in Lome in Togo for the right to compete in the Veselin Topalov. (1) There he lost his first round match to Veselin Topalov to bow out of the event.

Team events

Adu represented Nigeria at the Olympiads of 1994, 1996, 2006, 2008 and 2012. He also represented Nigeria at the all-Africa Games in 2003 and 2007.


Adu has frequently played on the US Open circuit. He won the standard, rapid and blitz portions of the Maryland tournament held during the Labor Day weekend in 2001. (2) He also won the 15th Annual Northern Virginia Open 2010 and was =2nd behind Robert M Perez at the 39th Annual World Open - U2400 Section.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 57  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R Meessen vs O Adu 0-157 1998 Elista ol (Men)E85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
2. O Adu vs R Kaufman  1-028 1999 Northern Virginia opC42 Petrov Defense
3. Nakamura vs O Adu  1-037 1999 Washington Eastern opB54 Sicilian
4. Yermolinsky vs O Adu  ½-½25 2000 World OpenE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
5. Y Schwartz vs O Adu  1-039 2000 World OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
6. S J Szpisjak vs O Adu 0-129 2000 World OpenC14 French, Classical
7. O Adu vs Arash Samani  1-021 2001 US OpenB30 Sicilian
8. B Finegold vs O Adu  ½-½27 2001 29th World OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Yudasin vs O Adu 1-024 2001 Millennium II OpenC00 French Defense
10. Paschall vs O Adu  1-058 2001 US OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
11. O Adu vs B Finegold  0-144 2001 NCCA04 Reti Opening
12. O Adu vs R Armes 1-017 2001 US OpenC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
13. Wolff vs O Adu 1-022 2001 Governor's CupC01 French, Exchange
14. R Rubenchik vs O Adu  ½-½60 2001 29th World OpenA15 English
15. A Ivanov vs O Adu 0-139 2001 Governor's CupC05 French, Tarrasch
16. O Adu vs M van Delft  ½-½25 2001 29th World OpenB50 Sicilian
17. S Kriventsov vs O Adu  1-034 2002 Richard Aronow InvitationalB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. E El Gindy vs O Adu  1-029 2003 ch-AfricaA60 Benoni Defense
19. O Adu vs J Berry  1-031 2004 US OpenC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. O Adu vs B Lugo 1-065 2004 32nd World OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
21. O Adu vs Zhe Quan 1-054 2005 7th Foxwoods OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
22. O Adu vs Yusupov  0-139 2005 HB Global Chess ChallengeA08 King's Indian Attack
23. O Adu vs P Chan 1-041 2006 37th Chess OlympiadA04 Reti Opening
24. F Ferster vs O Adu  ½-½63 2006 37th Chess OlympiadB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. Akobian vs O Adu  1-041 2006 34th World OpenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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Sep-11-15  epistle: Go Nigeria!
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