Franco Marais

Thumbnail photo of Franco Marais
Fide Id14304880
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1758
Highest Elo1837 (August 2013)
Born 1999  (Age 17)
 Ranking: World #7565 (u18), Africa #94 (u18), South Africa #18 (u18).
[Frequently Asked Questions about the displayed Bio data]

FIDE Profile   Facebook   Wikipedia   Google  

Chess games of Franco Marais:    PGN Database (FrancoMarais.pgn)  [42 games]

Sponsored links

Special offer: Chess Evolution "Top GM Secrets" Newsletter with 10% discount (use code CHESS-DB)

Play Style

Prepare for a game against Franco Marais with white or black.
Play chess against Franco Marais (computer simulated play style): with white or black.
Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
King's Indian (23%): E61 E61Queen's gambit (30%): D15 D35 D31 D51 D18
Gruenfeld defence (14%): D80 D80 D80Sicilian defence (30%): B32 B30 B23
Queen's gambit (14%): D15 D52 D35Queen's pawn (15%): D04 D03 D01
Queen's pawn (14%): D02 E10 A40Ruy Lopez (15%): C78
Queen's Indian (9%): E19 E15Reti (5%): A07
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #25 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -2.11 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  87.49 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
See help and explanation about the displayed statistics.

Live Games

No tournaments are known where this player currently plays in.

Sponsored links

Chess Games

Select a game from the drop-down list to display it, or download all games of Franco Marais

Subscribe for new games played by Franco Marais

Login if you like to use this feature.

You can see and manage all your subsriptions here.

Tournament History

Sources:,,,, others coming soon.

Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
South African Club Chess Championship Durban, South Africa2015.10.081520
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2015.07.031580
3rd FIDE Invitational Closed Tournament Bloemfontein, South Africa2015.06.261840
SA Junior Closed Chess Championship Under 16 Open Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.041520
2nd FIDE Invitational Closed Tournament Johannesburg, South Africa2015.03.261760
South African Open Chess Championships Bloemfontein, South Africa2014.07.12930
African Youth Chess Championships (u14 Boys) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.10.071600
Commonwealth and South African Open (Open Section) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.05950
Mid-Gauteng Interunion - Under 18 South Africa2012.11.05720
Bloemfontein Chess Club Prestige Tournament South Africa2012.09.28720
Mid-Gauteng Jacaranda Open Section A South Africa2012.08.04720
Alekhine Open Pretoria, South Africa2012.07.221200
    (17 more)
         You have to login to see the full list of tournaments.


Rustamova, Maftuna     Crndic, Igor