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Oladapo Oluto Adu
Number of games in database: 85
Years covered: 1998 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2281 (2357 rapid, 2328 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2312
Overall record: +31 -43 =11 (42.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A07 King's Indian Attack (24 games)
B90 Sicilian, Najdorf (6 games)
B06 Robatsch (5 games)
D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav (3 games)
C77 Ruy Lopez (3 games)
C00 French Defense (2 games)
A40 Queen's Pawn Game (2 games)
C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed (2 games)
B40 Sicilian (2 games)
B23 Sicilian, Closed (2 games)

   🏆 Chess Olympiad
   Sehyun Kwon vs O Adu (Oct-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   O Adu vs Z Al-Zendani (Oct-04-18) 1-0
   O Adu vs A El Jawich (Oct-03-18) 1-0
   O Adu vs B D Deac (Oct-01-18) 0-1
   Emarald Takudzwa Mushore vs O Adu (Sep-30-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-06-1971, 48 years old) Nigeria

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International Master.


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 World Cup (2015). (1) There he lost his first round match to Veselin Topalov to bow out of the event. He again scored 8/9 at Zonal 4.4 championship in Ghana to dominate his title defence at the end of March(4) 2016.

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 coached ( 1) and 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. (3) 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.

(1); (2); (3); (4)


Last updated: 2018-05-15 02:37:18

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 85  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Meessen vs O Adu 0-1571998Elista ol (Men)E85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
2. O Adu vs R Kaufman  1-0281999Northern Virginia opC42 Petrov Defense
3. Nakamura vs O Adu  1-0371999Washington Eastern opB54 Sicilian
4. Yermolinsky vs O Adu  ½-½25200028th World OpenE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
5. Y Schwartz vs O Adu  1-0392000World OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
6. S J Szpisjak vs O Adu 0-1292000World OpenC14 French, Classical
7. Yudasin vs O Adu 1-0242001Millennium II OpenC00 French Defense
8. B Finegold vs O Adu  ½-½27200129th World OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
9. O Adu vs M van Delft  ½-½25200129th World OpenB50 Sicilian
10. R Rubenchik vs O Adu  ½-½60200129th World OpenA15 English
11. O Adu vs R Armes 1-0172001US OpenC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
12. Paschall vs O Adu  1-0582001US OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
13. O Adu vs Arash Samani  1-0212001US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
14. Alexander V Ivanov vs O Adu 0-1392001Governor's CupC05 French, Tarrasch
15. Wolff vs O Adu 1-0222001Governor's CupC01 French, Exchange
16. O Adu vs B Finegold  0-1442001NCCA07 King's Indian Attack
17. S Kriventsov vs O Adu  1-0342002Richard Aronow InvitationalB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. E El Gindy vs O Adu  1-0292003ch-AfricaA60 Benoni Defense
19. O Adu vs B Lugo 1-065200432nd World OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
20. O Adu vs J Berry  1-0312004US OpenC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. O Adu vs Zhe Quan 1-05420057th Foxwoods OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
22. O Adu vs Yusupov  0-1392005HB Global Chess ChallengeA07 King's Indian Attack
23. F Ferster vs O Adu  ½-½63200637th Chess OlympiadB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. O Adu vs I Yarmonov 0-129200637th Chess OlympiadC77 Ruy Lopez
25. O Adu vs D Canda  1-044200637th Chess OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-11-15  epistle: Go Nigeria!
Oct-06-16  posoo: look at DIS man. he dos NOT play draughs and is therefore HILEY REGARDED on da INTERNATIONAL POSOOIAN RATING SISTEM. (IPRS)

Also da old posoo has PLAYED dis man in a chesse park in wushington dc (DOPONT CIRCLE) as da man is based in i think MUROLAND.

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