Daniel Marais

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Fide Id14309440
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1850
Highest Elo1859 (August 2016)
Live Rating1822 
Born 2000  (Age 16)
 Ranking: World #3167 (u16), Africa #25 (u16), South Africa #5 (u16).
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Sicilian defence (30%): B76 B33 B33 B92 B41 B27Queen's gambit (21%): D35 D35 D45 D32 D51 D32
Scotch game (23%): C45 C45 C45 C45 C45Ruy Lopez (21%): C70 C77 C77 C77 C74 C72
French defence (15%): C14 C01 C15 C10 C06 C16Reti (12%): A05 A06 A07
Scandinavian (8%): B01 B01 B01Queen's pawn (10%): A46 D03 D00 D02 A40 D00
Pirc defence (6%): B07 B07Two knights defence (7%): C57 C57 C55 C55
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Blunders: Not available Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: Not available Endgame blunders: Not available
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Quality of play:  70.56 (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
FIDE World Youth - Cadets Chess Championships - Open U16 Halkidiki, Greece2015.10.252100
Africa Schools Individual Chess Championships- Open U17 Gaborone, Botswana2015.08.211120
Tsogo Sun Millionaire Satellite Chess Festival Johannesburg, South Africa2015.07.151500
Capablanca Chess Tournament Prestige D Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.301590
SA Junior Closed Chess Championship Under 16 Open Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.041520
Waterkloof Open Prestige Section Pretoria, South Africa2015.03.051940
Piet Robbertse Open Chess Tournament Pretoria, South Africa2015.01.291930
Chess Excellence Summer Cup Johannesburg, South Africa2014.11.221390
World Youth Chess Championships U14 Durban, South Africa2014.09.201750
Lubowski Open Pretoria, South Africa2014.04.101780
KCFA Lesotho Challenge Pretoria, South Africa2014.01.101350
Commonwealth and South African Open (Open Section) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.05950
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