29th ICCF World Championship

Sherwood, Russell  Sunday, September 30, 2018

This event finished recently https://www.iccf.com/event?id=52852

Much has been made of the draw% but I wondered what other conclusions could be drawn?

9 Wins for White, 123 Draws and 4 Wins for Black

  Games Game% White Perf%
B90 24 18% 55% Sicilian Najdorf
D43 12 9% 55% Semi-Slav
C65 8 6% 42.50% Spanish- Berlin
C89 7 5% 50% Spanish-Marshall
E97 6 4% 58% King's Indian
B97 5 4% 50% Sicilian Najdorf -PP
E54 5 4% 50% Nimzo-Indian
E15 4 3% 50% Queen's Indian


This is slightly surprising, especially the King's Indian and Spanish Marshall and the much lower level of Spanish Berlin than expected.

There are plenty of other interesting nuggets that can be extracted but that is your job!:



Updated Sunday, September 30, 2018 by Russell Sherwood

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