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Araz Basim Mohammed S Al-Saffar
Number of games in database: 79
Years covered: 2000 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2400 (2371 rapid, 2345 blitz)

Overall record: +15 -11 =9 (55.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 44 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    E10 A41 D05 A45 A40
 Slav (8) 
    D11 D10 D18 D14 D13
 King's Indian (7) 
    E67 E63 E60 E94
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A40 D00 D02 A45
 Petrov (7) 
    C42 C43
 Pirc (6) 
    B07 B08
 English (5) 
    A10 A15
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NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   16th Asian Games (Men Teams) (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)
   Chess Olympiad (2018)

   🏆 Chess Olympiad
   A Al-Saffar vs Mustafokhuja Khusenkhojaev (Oct-05-18) 1-0
   W Espirito Santo vs A Al-Saffar (Oct-04-18) 0-1
   G Vazquez vs A Al-Saffar (Oct-03-18) 1/2-1/2
   N Meskovs vs A Al-Saffar (Oct-02-18) 1-0
   A Al-Saffar vs J S Christiansen (Oct-01-18) 0-1

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(born Apr-13-1984, 35 years old) Iraq

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International Master

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 79  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Al-Saffar vs Pavasovic  1-043200034th OlympiadD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. A Al-Saffar vs Efimenko 0-1352010Chess OlympiadE60 King's Indian Defense
3. J X Nyambalo vs A Al-Saffar  0-1352010Chess OlympiadD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. A Al-Saffar vs D Blagojevic  1-0322010Chess OlympiadD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. P Abrantes vs A Al-Saffar  1-0372010Chess OlympiadC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
6. A Al-Saffar vs N Croad  1-0702010Chess OlympiadD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. R Vazquez Reyes vs A Al-Saffar  ½-½712010Chess OlympiadC77 Ruy Lopez
8. W Koggala vs A Al-Saffar  ½-½662010Chess OlympiadA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. M Neubauer vs A Al-Saffar  1-0282010Chess OlympiadD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. A Al-Saffar vs Y Atabayev  1-0302010Chess OlympiadE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
11. A Al-Saffar vs J Shaw  0-1812010Chess OlympiadB07 Pirc
12. A Abdul Rahman vs A Al-Saffar  0-138201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)D00 Queen's Pawn Game
13. A Al-Saffar vs Ni Hua  0-130201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)A56 Benoni Defense
14. A Al-Saffar vs E Ghaem Maghami  0-125201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
15. A Al-Saffar vs N Murshed 1-021201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
16. A Al-Saffar vs Z Al-Zendani  0-153201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
17. B L Shrestha vs A Al-Saffar  1-077201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)C42 Petrov Defense
18. T M Mok vs A Al-Saffar  1-068201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)C42 Petrov Defense
19. A Al-Saffar vs K Yamada  1-035201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
20. K Phommasone vs A Al-Saffar  0-122201016th Asian Games (Men Rapid)D00 Queen's Pawn Game
21. A Al-Saffar vs R Antonio  ½-½63201016th Asian Games (Men Teams)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
22. B Al Qudaimi vs A Al-Saffar  ½-½31201016th Asian Games (Men Teams)C42 Petrov Defense
23. A Al-Saffar vs N Battulga  1-055201016th Asian Games (Men Teams)D13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
24. E Ghaem Maghami vs A Al-Saffar  1-037201016th Asian Games (Men Teams)B10 Caro-Kann
25. M Aboudi vs A Al-Saffar  0-139201016th Asian Games (Men Teams)D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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  Tabanus: IM Basim Mohammed Salih Araz, Iraq, born 13 April 1984. Now rated 2304,

Never 2400+? Rated 2355 in Jan. 2001. ICC: Enchanted05


Today, Iraqi champion 2010 (if not a play-off):

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