Caleb Samuel

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Fide Id14310546
TitleCandidate Master
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1752
Highest Elo1796 (April 2016)
Born 1998  (Age 18)
 Ranking: World #7751 (u18), Africa #98 (u18), South Africa #20 (u18).
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Sicilian defence (18%): B23 B23Sicilian defence (52%): B23 B31 B30 B23 B41 B38
Bird's opening (13%): A02 A03 A02Queen's gambit (8%): D30 D26
Queen's pawn (13%): A45 D00 A45Alekhine's defence (8%): B02 B02
Caro-Kann defence (9%): B10Dutch (8%): A84 A84
Scotch game (9%): C45 C45Scandinavian (4%): B01
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Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: Not available Endgame blunders: Not available
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  56.69 (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
8th Steinitz Chess Club Anniversary Festival Prestige Section Cape Town, South Africa2015.09.241360
Africa Schools Individual Chess Championships- Open U17 Gaborone, Botswana2015.08.211120
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2015.07.031580
Commonwealth Chess Championship New Delhi, India2015.06.221940
SA Junior Closed Chess Championship Under 18/20 Open Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.041110
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
Commonwealth and South African Open (Blitz) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.08720
Commonwealth and South African Open (Open Section) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.05950
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2012.06.29720


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