Willem Van Der Westhuizen

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Fide Id14309408
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo2109
Highest Elo2109 (June 2016)
Born 1983  (Age 33)
 Ranking: World #18067, Africa #340, South Africa #21
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Sicilian defence (17%): B43 B30 B63Queen's gambit (15%): D25 D35
Queen's gambit (14%): D25 D51 D06 D30Ruy Lopez (11%): C67 C78
Queen's pawn (14%): A46 A46 D02Reti (11%): A07 A05
Nimzo-Indian (10%): E20 E40Queen's pawn (11%): D02 A46 D05
Ruy Lopez (7%): C65 C63Sicilian defence (7%): B50 B23
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Quality of play:  73.7 (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
Gauteng Chess League Premier Section Johannesburg, South Africa2015.10.031270
UJ Round Robin Prestige B Johannesburg, South Africa2015.09.042080
Capablanca Chess Tournament Prestige A Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.292080
Orion Group Open Chess Festival Prestige Section Johannesburg, South Africa2015.04.251730
Waterkloof Open Prestige Section Pretoria, South Africa2015.03.051940
Piet Robbertse Open Chess Tournament Pretoria, South Africa2015.01.291930
Capablanca Open IM Norm Section Pretoria, South Africa2014.04.252180
Waterkloof Open Pretoria, South Africa2014.02.261980
Steinitz Open Pretoria, South Africa2013.12.05720
Gauteng Closed Krugersdorp, South Africa2013.10.051940
Accountancy@UJ Open Prestige Section Johannesburg, South Africa2013.09.051840
Capablanca B FIDE RR Pretoria, South Africa2013.04.272050
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