Number of games in database: 202
Years covered: 2006 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2442 (2496 rapid, 2473 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2516
Overall record: +64 -56 =78 (52.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
E Berg vs Axel Smith, 2012 1/2-1/2
Hector vs Axel Smith, 2012 1/2-1/2
Axel Smith vs V Sipila, 2016 1/2-1/2
V Bernadskiy vs Axel Smith, 2010 1/2-1/2
Axel Smith vs M Fomani, 2015 1-0
K Lie vs Axel Smith, 2008 0-1
Axel Smith vs B Lindberg, 2012 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Sigeman & Co (2014)
Swedish Championship (2017)
World Cities Team Championship (2012)
Hasselbacken Open (2016)
Politiken Cup (2015)
Rilton Cup (2007)
Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
Baku Olympiad (2016)
27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
European Club Cup (2011)
Reykjavik Open (2013)
European Club Cup (2019)
Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)
🏆 European Club Cup
Axel Smith vs C Nogly (Nov-16-19) 1-0
Axel Smith vs Sham Bratkovic (Nov-15-19) 1-0
D Kryakvin vs Axel Smith (Nov-14-19) 0-1
Axel Smith vs Brunello (Nov-12-19) 0-1
E Lavendelis vs Axel Smith (Nov-10-19) 1/2-1/2
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(born Jun-27-1986, 34 years old) Sweden
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IM in 2008, GM in 2016. Swedish junior champion 2006. 2nd in the Deltalift Open (Sweden) 13-15 May 2010. ICC: tumme
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|1. N Miezis vs Axel Smith
|| ||1-0||51||2006||TSF/SKS Junior Open||A13 English|
|2. D Maghalashvili vs Axel Smith
|| ||½-½||80||2006||World Junior Championship||A15 English|
|3. Axel Smith vs F Corrales Jimenez
|| ||0-1||35||2006||World Junior Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|4. B Esen vs Axel Smith
|| ||½-½||50||2006||World Junior Championship||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|5. G Alaverdyan vs Axel Smith
||1-0||76||2006||World Junior Championship||C18 French, Winawer|
|6. Axel Smith vs R Akesson
||1-0||40||2006||Rilton Cup||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|7. L Karlsson vs Axel Smith
|| ||1-0||42||2006||Rilton Cup||A12 English with b3|
|8. Axel Smith vs J Netzer
|| ||1-0||40||2006||Rilton Cup||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|9. D Berczes vs Axel Smith
||1-0||32||2006||Rilton Cup||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|10. Axel Smith vs T Engqvist
|| ||1-0||48||2007||Rilton Cup||B15 Caro-Kann|
|11. C Berczes vs Axel Smith
|| ||0-1||102||2007||Rilton Cup||B33 Sicilian|
|12. Axel Smith vs S Cicak
|| ||0-1||41||2007||Rilton Cup||B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7|
|13. Axel Smith vs C Popa
|| ||1-0||54||2008||Schwarzach op 23rd||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|14. K Lie vs Axel Smith
||0-1||40||2008||Sigeman & Co||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|15. Axel Smith vs Stellwagen
|| ||0-1||46||2008||Sigeman & Co||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|16. Agrest vs Axel Smith
|| ||1-0||43||2008||Sigeman & Co||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|17. T Hillarp Persson vs Axel Smith
||1-0||43||2008||Sigeman & Co||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|18. Axel Smith vs Kotronias
|| ||½-½||51||2008||Sigeman & Co||B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4|
|19. Portisch vs Axel Smith
|| ||½-½||53||2008||Sigeman & Co||A28 English|
|20. Axel Smith vs Timman
||0-1||70||2008||Sigeman & Co||B64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack|
|21. L B Hansen vs Axel Smith
|| ||½-½||106||2008||Sigeman & Co||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|22. Axel Smith vs R Akesson
|| ||0-1||39||2008||Sigeman & Co||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|23. Axel Smith vs H Tikkanen
|| ||½-½||23||2008||Schack-SM||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|24. Hector vs Axel Smith
|| ||0-1||51||2008||Schack-SM||D00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|25. N Grandelius vs Axel Smith
|| ||½-½||17||2008||Schack-SM||E00 Queen's Pawn Game|
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|Oct-17-06|| ||waddayaplay: This is Axel Smith (SWE), http://www.fide.com/ratings/card.ph... . He won the Swedish junion championship in 2006, http://www.schacksm.se/ny_sida_3.htm .|
|Apr-24-08|| ||BIDMONFA: Axel Smith
|Dec-11-09|| ||Tabanus: IM Axel Smith, Sweden, born 27 June 1986. Now rated 2414, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...|
IM in 2008. ICC: tumme
Placed 4th in Pardubice B 2003. Swedish junior champion 2006, 3rd in SWE Blitz Ch 2006. Chairman in Lund Chess Club 2004-07. Webmaster for www.lask.se/ and www.schackstudion.se/
IM Axel Smith (b. 1986) has made enormous progress after he decided to work seriously with chess in 2006. That year he won the Swedish junior championship and started out on a chess odyssey through Europe which earned him a number of tournament victories and more than 350 ELO points in two years. Last year he finished eighth in the strong Swedish championship and was invited to the prestigious GM tournament Sigeman Cup in Malmö where he had a hard time but managed to win a nice game against Norwegian GM Kjetil Lie. He has been the chairman of his club Lunds ASK and run its website as well as his own chess blog. Along with Esben Lund and Daniel Semcesen he plays for Lunds ASK and K41 in the Swedish and Danish leagues respectively.
He also plays for Kristiansund in the Norwegian league.
CCC 2009 (placed 7-13):
Scandinavian Open 2009 (18-19):
Winner of LASK Open A 2009:
|May-16-10|| ||Tabanus: He was 2nd yesterday in Deltalift Open (Sweden) (8 rounds) 13-15 May 2010:|
|Aug-18-10|| ||Tabanus: Placed 3rd in Manhem's Chess Week (Sweden) 10-18 August 2010:|
|Oct-03-13|| ||wordfunph: <Tabanus: IM Axel Smith (b. 1986) has made enormous progress after he decided to work seriously with chess in 2006.>|
his book title says it all - Pump Up Your Rating by Axel Smith..
|Jun-04-15|| ||Penguincw: Well things have escalated pretty quickly for Axel Smith. In R5, he drew Wojtaszek (who's rated about 300 points higher) with black, which was important in "Montpellier"'s 4 1/2-3 1/2 mini-upset of "Mulhouse". Then in R6, Smith overlooks a mate in 1, and they lose 5 1/2-2 1/2 (not costly, but still sucks).|
R Wojtaszek vs A Smith, 2015
S Maze vs A Smith, 2015
|Oct-17-15|| ||sonia91: Nordic Champion in 2013: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nordi...|
|Dec-21-15|| ||sfm: He has a very pleasant personality, BTW.|
|Aug-13-17|| ||refutor: any thoughts on Axel's book "e3 poison" which encourages openings like 1.Nf3 d5 2.e3 in order to switch the struggle from preparation to the middlegame?|
A Smith vs V Sveshnikov, 2016
|Aug-13-17|| ||paavoh: @refutor: <any thoughts on Axel's book "e3 poison" which encourages openings like 1.Nf3 d5 2.e3...> |
None on the book, but isn't this "opening" prone to a quick transposition to QGD, Slav family etc?
IMHO, even the average club player is familiar with transposition so I gather 2.e3 is not going to throw a wrench in the works.
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