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Daniel Semcesen
Number of games in database: 187
Years covered: 2006 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2477 (2520 rapid, 2505 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2513

Overall record: +71 -32 =84 (60.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (12) 
    A11 A10 A18 A14 A13
 English, 1 c4 e5 (12) 
    A21 A29 A28 A27 A25
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E32 E26 E39 E24 E58
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A40 A50 A46 E00 A41
 Orthodox Defense (6) 
    D67 D58 D50 D55
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D97 D91 D80
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (21) 
    C65 C80 C77 C96 C93
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (11) 
    D25 D20 D22 D24 D27
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (7) 
    C92 C96 C93 C91
 Slav (7) 
    D12 D11 D16 D13 D15
 Scotch Game (6) 
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A20 A22 A23 A21
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Semcesen vs N Grandelius, 2009 1-0
   L Engel vs D Semcesen, 2015 0-1
   Hector vs D Semcesen, 2012 1/2-1/2
   A Mindlin vs D Semcesen, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rilton Cup 2013/14 (2013)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   Rilton Cup (2009)
   Politiken Cup (2009)
   Politiken Cup (2006)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   London Chess Classic Open (2013)
   Politiken Cup (2015)
   European Club Cup (2016)

   🏆 56th TCh-DEN Ex -18
   N Borge vs D Semcesen (Nov-19-17) 1/2-1/2
   D Semcesen vs R Skytte (Nov-18-17) 1/2-1/2
   N Hjelm vs D Semcesen (Oct-22-17) 0-1
   D Semcesen vs S Ivanov (Oct-21-17) 1/2-1/2
   E Blomqvist vs D Semcesen (Oct-20-17) 0-1

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(born Aug-17-1986, 34 years old) Sweden

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Daniel Semcesen became an FM in 2007, an IM in 2009 and a GM in 2014. He became Swedish Chess Champion in 2014.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Sykes vs D Semcesen  0-1402006Politiken CupD00 Queen's Pawn Game
2. D Semcesen vs H Strand  1-0372006Politiken CupD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
3. L Karlsson vs D Semcesen  1-0372006Politiken CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. D Semcesen vs L Hyldkrog  1-0352006Politiken CupA04 Reti Opening
5. R Lilja vs D Semcesen  0-1382006Politiken CupB25 Sicilian, Closed
6. D Semcesen vs de Firmian  ½-½602006Politiken CupA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
7. D Semcesen vs D Boros  ½-½702006Politiken CupE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
8. M Antonsen vs D Semcesen  ½-½182006Politiken CupD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. G Heden vs D Semcesen  0-1482006Rilton CupD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. D Semcesen vs L B Hansen  0-1632006Rilton CupD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. P Hultin vs D Semcesen  1-0542007Rilton CupD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
12. J Mardell vs D Semcesen  ½-½462007Rilton CupC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
13. D Semcesen vs R Engman  ½-½652007Rilton CupE12 Queen's Indian
14. H Danielsen vs D Semcesen  0-1522009Scandinavian OpenA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
15. D Semcesen vs S Brynell  ½-½282009Scandinavian OpenD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
16. D Semcesen vs M Grabarczyk  ½-½102009Scandinavian OpenD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. N Zdebskaja vs D Semcesen  ½-½142009Scandinavian OpenC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
18. D Semcesen vs D V Pedersen  1-0282009Scandinavian OpenD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Y Drozdovskij vs D Semcesen  1-0302009Scandinavian OpenA10 English
20. D Semcesen vs E Lund  ½-½632009Scandinavian OpenA21 English
21. N Grandelius vs D Semcesen  1-0242009Scandinavian OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. D Semcesen vs H Tikkanen  1-0262009Scandinavian OpenA21 English
23. J Bejtovic vs D Semcesen  ½-½92009Scandinavian OpenD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
24. D Semcesen vs V Nithander  ½-½362009Swedish ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. S Brynell vs D Semcesen  ½-½512009Swedish ChampionshipD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187  PGN Download
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Jul-08-09  waustad: He's at +2 going into a 10th round game with Cramling in the Swedish championships.
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  Tabanus: IM Daniel Semcesen, Sweden, born 17 August 1986. Now rated 2416,

FM in 2007, IM in 2009. Rated 2465 in Sept. 2009.

IM application:


Placed 5th in Schwarzacher Open 2008, 1st in Salongernas IM 2009, 1st in Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2009 (1st GM norm), 7th in Swedish Ch 2010,

2nd in Lithuanian University of Agriculture Cup 25-31 Aug. 2010:

Aug-17-14  BIDMONFA: Daniel Semcesen


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