Name: Joel Benjamin
Federation:  United States
Sex:  Male
Born: 1964
 FIDE ID: 2000091 FIDE Profile
Title: Grand Master
ELO Classic: 2498
ELO Blitz: 2561
Years: 1977 - 2022
Total Games: 1655
Wins: 713 (43.08 %)
Draws: 667 (40.3 %)
Losses: 275 (16.62 %)
Score: 63.23 %

Joel Benjamin

Last tournaments played

Tournament Date Elo Avg. Country
ch-USA Seniors 2022 07/07/2022 2513  United States
ch-USA Seniors 2021 07/16/2021 2495  United States
ch-USA Senior 2020 10/17/2020 2499  
US Chess Masters 2019 08/21/2019 2297  United States

Joel Benjamin Repertoire with White pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
C02 French, advance variation 27 games
B50 Sicilian 27 games
B22 Sicilian, Alapin's variation (2.c3) 21 games
E12 Queen's Indian defence 19 games

Joel Benjamin Repertoire with Black pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
E11 Bogo-Indian defence 32 games
B06 Robatsch (modern) defence 29 games
B07 Pirc defence 23 games
A41 Queen's Pawn 19 games

Games played by Joel Benjamin

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White ELO W Black ELO B Result Moves ECO Date Tournament View
Novikov, I 2547 Benjamin, J 2496 0-1 44 E15 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Benjamin, J 2496 Akopian, V 2620 ½-½ 96 D18 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Benjamin, J 2496 De Firmian, N 2496 1-0 49 A33 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Dlugy, M 2513 Benjamin, J 2496 1-0 62 D38 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Benjamin, J 2496 Christiansen, L 2577 ½-½ 36 D61 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Khmelnitsky, I 2472 Benjamin, J 2496 1-0 68 A45 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Benjamin, J 2496 Kaidanov, G 2548 ½-½ 27 C00 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Gurevich, D 2351 Benjamin, J 2496 ½-½ 31 E01 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Benjamin, J 2496 Shabalov, A 2510 ½-½ 36 B28 2022 ch-USA Seniors 2022
Benjamin, J 2506 Shabalov, A 2521 ½-½ 44 A50 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Khachiyan, M 2474 Benjamin, J 2506 0-1 27 B23 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Benjamin, J 2506 Sokolin, L 2497 1-0 34 B31 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Yermolinsky, A 2478 Benjamin, J 2506 ½-½ 41 A17 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Benjamin, J 2506 Fishbein, A 2417 0-1 57 E69 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Kaidanov, G 2547 Benjamin, J 2506 1-0 30 E81 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Tarjan, J 2381 Benjamin, J 2506 ½-½ 34 A22 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Benjamin, J 2506 Novikov, I 2554 ½-½ 38 B23 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Christiansen, L 2567 Benjamin, J 2506 1-0 28 E76 2021 ch-USA Seniors 2021
Benjamin, J 2506 Christiansen, L 2567 ½-½ 32 B30 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Novikov, I 2554 Benjamin, J 2506 ½-½ 37 D37 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Getz, S 2298 Benjamin, J 2506 0-1 32 A00 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Benjamin, J 2506 Yermolinsky, A 2486 1-0 62 B52 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Benjamin, J 2506 Wolff, P 2552 1-0 48 B52 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Gurevich, D 2399 Benjamin, J 2506 1-0 44 A07 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Benjamin, J 2506 Shabalov, A 2528 1-0 31 A04 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Goldin, A 2542 Benjamin, J 2506 0-1 33 A05 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Benjamin, J 2506 Kaidanov, G 2549 ½-½ 49 C81 2020 ch-USA Senior 2020
Brodsky, D 2428 Benjamin, J 2523 ½-½ 29 B03 2019 US Chess Masters 2019
Vigorito, D 2354 Benjamin, J 2523 ½-½ 32 A15 2019 US Chess Masters 2019
Benjamin, J 2523 Morefield, J 2178 1-0 57 B08 2019 US Chess Masters 2019
Benjamin, J 2524 Christiansen, L 2574 0-1 79 B30 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Ehlvest, J 2515 Benjamin, J 2524 ½-½ 30 C46 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Novikov, I 2556 Benjamin, J 2524 ½-½ 30 A41 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Benjamin, J 2524 Dlugy, M 2518 1-0 40 B22 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Kaidanov, G 2544 Benjamin, J 2524 ½-½ 45 A05 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Benjamin, J 2524 Shabalov, A 2500 ½-½ 55 C78 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Fishbein, A 2432 Benjamin, J 2524 ½-½ 69 C85 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Benjamin, J 2524 Yermolinsky, A 2504 1-0 31 B22 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Goldin, A 2540 Benjamin, J 2524 1-0 48 A47 2019 ch-USA Senior 2019
Benjamin, J 2526 Van Foreest, L 2499 1-0 60 A18 2018 St Louis Winter B 2018
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