Hishaam Essop

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Fide Id14306549
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1776
Highest Elo1788 (January 2015)
Born 1998  (Age 18)
 Ranking: World #7065 (u18), Africa #82 (u18), South Africa #14 (u18).
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Sicilian defence (57%): B23 B24 B23King's Indian (19%): A48 A48 E60 E61 E60
Pirc defence (10%): B07Reti (15%): A04 A05
French defence (10%): C00Ruy Lopez (15%): C89 C77 C88
Caro-Kann defence (5%): B10King's Indian, East Indian (11%): A48 A48
King's pawn (5%): C44Four knights (11%): C48 C47
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #49 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.677 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  67.24 (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
Africa Schools Individual Chess Championships- Open U17 Gaborone, Botswana2015.08.211120
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2015.07.031580
SA Junior Closed Chess Championship Under 18/20 Open Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.041110
World Youth Chess Olympiad U16 Gyor, Hungary2014.12.132030
World Youth Chess Championships U16 Durban, South Africa2014.09.201890
Curro Durbanville Chess Festival Durbanville, South Africa2014.07.241700
South African Junior Closed U16 Stellenbosch, South Africa2014.03.311000
African Youth Chess Championships (u18 and u16 Boys) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.10.071750
Commonwealth and South African Open (Open Section) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.05950
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2012.06.29720
South African Junior Closed (u14 Boys) Johannesburg, South Africa2012.03.311200
SA Top Schools U/13 South Africa2011.10.02720
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