Hans Steyn

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Fide Id14304309
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1797
Highest Elo1825 (March 2016)
National Elo1747
Born 1971  (Age 45)
 Ranking: World #63289, Africa #1668, South Africa #119
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Opening (White)Opening (Black)
English (37%): A16 A13 A34 A10 A15 Sicilian defence (21%): B90 B96 B20 B30
Ruy Lopez (Spanish) (25%): C64 C89 C78 C77 C68 Reti (14%): A05 A07 A06 A04 A09
Modern defence/Averbakh (12%): A42 French defence (14%): C11 C05 C00 C02 C01
French defence (12%): C02 C00 C01 C03 C11 King's gambit (7%): C30 C34 C33
Sicilian defence (12%): B41 B23 B33 B90 B20 King's Indian (7%): E92 E60 E73 E61 E81
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #34 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -10.059 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  Not available Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Capablanca Chess Tournament FIDE A Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.30900
Waterkloof Open A Section Pretoria, South Africa2015.03.061460
KCFA Lesotho Challenge Pretoria, South Africa2014.01.101350
Steinitz Open Pretoria, South Africa2013.12.05720
Capablanca Open Chess Festival Prestige E South Africa2012.04.271750
Capablanca Open (Prestige E) Pretoria, South Africa2012.04.261750
Inter Union Section A South Africa2011.08.06720
Commonwealth & South African Open Open Section South Africa2011.06.24860
Commonwealth and South African Open Johannesburg, South Africa2011.06.23900
GN OPEN Section A South Africa2010.10.22720
South African Open Chess Championship Cape Town, South Africa2009.07.03720
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