Cecile H Van Der Merwe

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Fide Id14300648
TitleWoman Intl. Master
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo2038
Highest Elo2087 (January 2005)
Born 1987  (Age 29)
 Ranking: World #1225, Africa #6, South Africa #1
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Sicilian defence (45%): B96 B30 B23 B53 B44 B48Reti (24%): A04 A05
Caro-Kann defence (12%): B19 B12 B12 B16Sicilian defence (24%): B35 B34 B31 B30 B36 B22
Italian Game (9%): C53French defence (18%): C11 C07 C00 C14 C11 C01
Evans gambit (9%): C52 C51 C52English (12%): A16 A22 A15 A20
Pirc defence (6%): B07 B09Gruenfeld defence (6%): D94 D84
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Quality of play:  82.76 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Grand Europe Cup Golden Sands Golden Sands, Bulgaria2014.06.102190
Grand Europe Cup Albena Varna, Bulgaria2014.06.012200
1nd International Chess Festival OPEN IASI Edition Iasi, Romania2014.05.101990
5eme LUCOPEN - Tournoi International d'Echecs de Lille Lille, France2014.04.281730
18th International Neckar-Open A Deizisau, Germany2014.04.172130
Karpos Open Skopje, FYR Macedonia2014.03.292110
Caissa IM Kecskemet, Hungary2014.03.152240
N1 Reykjavik Open Reykjavik, Iceland2014.03.042040
Commonwealth and South African Open (Open Section) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.05950
Women Cuca International Tournament Luant, Angola2013.04.201470
Waterkloof Open (Prestige Section) Pretoria, South Africa2013.02.272000
40th World Chess Olympiad-Women Istanbul, Turkey2012.08.281880
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