Nina Marais

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Fide Id14306883
TitleWoman Candidate Master
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1544 
Highest 1551 (April 2016)
Live Rating1540 
Born 2002  (Age 14)
 Ranking: World #972 (u14), Africa #11 (u14), South Africa #2 (u14).
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Queen's gambit (52%): D07 D15 D30 D50 D06 D10French defence (51%): C02 C01 C10 C06 C00 C00
Queen's pawn (36%): A46 A46 A40 A46 D02 A40Sicilian defence (26%): B20 B76 B35 B25 B30 B23
Scotch game (2%): C45Reti (8%): A06 A05
Benoni defence (2%): A56English (6%): A11 A30
Nimzo-Indian (2%): E33Benoni defence (4%): A58 A56
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #62 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +9.322 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  71.73 (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
African Youth Chess Championships G U14 Lusaka, Zambia2015.12.05720
Africa Womens Open Johannesburg, South Africa2015.08.071110
Orion Group Open Chess Festival Prestige Section Johannesburg, South Africa2015.04.251730
World Youth Chess Championships G12 Durban, South Africa2014.09.201360
African Youth Chess Championships (u12 Girls) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.10.07720
World Youth Chess Championship G10 Maribor, Slovenia2012.11.081230
African Youth Championships (u8 and 10 Girls) Pretoria, South Africa2012.09.28720
KRUIN OPEN - SECTION B Rating Below 1500 South Africa2012.06.03720
World Youth Chess Championship G10 Caldas Novas, Brazil2011.11.181300
Commonwealth & South African Open Chess Championships B-Section South Africa2011.06.25720
World Youth Chess Championships G8 Halkidiki, Greece2010.10.20980
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