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Sam E Collins
Number of games in database: 301
Years covered: 1998 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2457 (2446 rapid, 2386 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2495

Overall record: +103 -95 =98 (51.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (43) 
    B22 B52 B30 B47 B40
 French Defense (19) 
    C02 C00 C05 C03 C07
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C68 C67 C63 C97 C96
 English (10) 
    A15 A10 A13 A14
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B13 B18 B12 B17 B10
 French Tarrasch (7) 
    C05 C07 C03
With the Black pieces:
 Slav (20) 
    D15 D10 D11 D17 D12
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C77 C89 C70 C80 C65
 Sicilian (13) 
    B81 B23 B51 B86 B92
 English (9) 
    A13 A15 A10 A14
 English, 1 c4 e5 (8) 
    A28 A22 A25 A29 A23
 Queen's Gambit Declined (7) 
    D30 D35 D31 D37
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Collins vs T Spanton, 2009 1-0
   B Gundavaa vs S Collins, 2010 0-1
   D Moskovic vs S Collins, 2008 0-1
   S Collins vs S Williams, 2004 1-0
   S Collins vs M Figueroa, 2004 1-0
   S Collins vs D Haessel, 2011 1-0
   S Collins vs I Snape, 2008 1-0
   G Jones vs S Collins, 2011 1/2-1/2
   S Collins vs D Volpinari, 2006 1-0
   S Collins vs R Nokes, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bunratty Masters (2014)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Bunratty Masters (2019)
   Berkeley International (2011)
   Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
   Isle of Man Masters (2007)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   European Team Championship (2005)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   Hastings 2009/10 (2009)
   European Union Championship (2008)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   4NCL Div 1a 2018/19 (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Greatest Strategies (Collins) by Qindarka
   Greatest Strategies (Collins) by isfsam
   wasspwot's favorite games by wasspwot

   🏆 4NCL Div 1a 2018/19
   S Collins vs R Bates (May-06-19) 1-0
   A Stefanova vs S Collins (May-05-19) 1/2-1/2
   S Collins vs Fridman (May-04-19) 0-1
   S Collins vs D Howell (Feb-24-19) 0-1
   S Collins vs M Vicas (Feb-24-19) 1-0

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(born Sep-05-1982, 38 years old) Ireland

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International Master. Collins won the Irish Championship twice, in 2002 and 2014, and the Japanese Championship in 2009.

Wikipedia article: Sam Collins (chess player)

Last updated: 2019-02-19 03:46:31

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 301  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Richards vs S Collins  ½-½451998Kilkenny MastersB40 Sicilian
2. S Williams vs S Collins  0-1452000Smith & Williamson YM 10thD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. S Collins vs A Rainfray  ½-½512000Glorney and Faber CupB33 Sicilian
4. S Collins vs J Redpath  0-1292000Glorney and Faber CupC02 French, Advance
5. J Brychta vs S Collins  ½-½612000Glorney and Faber CupB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. R S Jones vs S Collins  0-1492000Glorney and Faber CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
7. S Collins vs S Geirnaert  ½-½652000Glorney and Faber CupC70 Ruy Lopez
8. S Collins vs N Sulava 0-1452000Istanbul OlympiadB42 Sicilian, Kan
9. S Collins vs S Zjukin  0-1452000Istanbul OlympiadC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. S Collins vs B Kelly  0-1342001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
11. A Hunt vs S Collins  ½-½242001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB83 Sicilian
12. S Collins vs J Lappage  1-0442001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
13. S Williams vs S Collins  1-0682001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. S Collins vs R Willmoth  1-0442001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB07 Pirc
15. M Broomfield vs S Collins  ½-½312001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRA10 English
16. S Buckley vs S Collins  ½-½352001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
17. S Collins vs G Singh  ½-½132001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRC02 French, Advance
18. C Crouch vs S Collins  1-0312001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
19. S Collins vs D E Rumens  ½-½432001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRC42 Petrov Defense
20. R Eames vs S Collins  ½-½362001Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
21. S Collins vs D Mastrovasilis  0-1612001WJunB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
22. S Collins vs M Stryjecki  0-1862001WJunC02 French, Advance
23. S Collins vs Zhao Zong-Yuan  0-1312001WJunB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
24. S Collins vs R Palliser 0-15020014NCLB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
25. S Collins vs T Spanton  1-027200110th Monarch AssuranceB27 Sicilian
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 301  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-12-06  themadhair: Will be represting Ireland in the 21st olympiad in Turin. We are so going to get battered this year. Like last year. and the year before that. And the year .......
Sep-03-08  Alphastar: he wrote a book about the c3 sicilian: <Grandmaster Secrets: The c3 Sicilian> by IM Sam Collins
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  Peligroso Patzer: Since there is currently no biographical information for this player, here is a link to his FIDE rating card:

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  GrahamClayton: Collins is a qualified barrister.
May-05-12  midknightblue: one of my favorite players. Great books and dvd's. My favorites are his e4 repertoire dvd, his c3 sicilian dvd. Waiting for him to earn his third GM norm.
Pretty amazing that he is a full-time barrister (lawyer) and such a successful player, who is also cranking out quality chess dvd's and books.
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Aug-25-12  PhilFeeley: <OCF> Looks like Peter Leko.
Sep-05-13  Llawdogg: He's 31 years old.
Feb-19-19  BIDMONFA: Sam E Collins


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