Michael James

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Fide Id14303175
ECF Id244262A
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo2017 
Highest 2055 (January 2016)
National Elo1525
Born 1990  (Age 26)
 Ranking: World #29254, Africa #666, South Africa #38
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Play Style

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Sicilian defence (26%): B90 B90 B53 B93 B30 B76Sicilian defence (50%): B20 B43 B56 B33 B23 B50
Caro-Kann defence (11%): B12 B15 B18Queen's pawn (16%): A45 A40 A46
Ruy Lopez (11%): C65 C96 C77 C80Reti (10%): A04
Queen's pawn (8%): A46 A46 A45English (10%): A16 A13
Scotch game (8%): C45 C45King's Indian (10%): E61 E70
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #43 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.892 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  78.39 (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
South African Closed Open Section A Cape Town, South Africa2015.12.122200
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2015.07.031580
USSA Closed Chess Championship Johannesburg, South Africa2015.04.231780
Steinitz Open A-Section Cape Town, South Africa2014.05.092040
South African Closed (Open Section B) Cape Town, South Africa2014.01.031110
DSK Open (Prestige Group) Cape Town, South Africa2013.07.191290
Commonwealth and South African Open (Open Section) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.05950
USSA Men South Africa2012.12.03720
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2012.06.29720
Chessa Inter Union B Section South Africa2011.08.06720
Commonwealth & South African Open Open Section South Africa2011.06.24860
Commonwealth and South African Open Johannesburg, South Africa2011.06.23900
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