Naseem Ahmed Essa

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Fide Id14316560
TitleFIDE Master
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1771 
Highest 1811 (June 2016)
Live Rating1814 
Born 2003  (Age 13)
 Ranking: World #2153 (u14), Africa #10 (u14), South Africa #3 (u14).
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Sicilian defence (21%): B20 B42 B92 B33 B54 B90Sicilian defence (48%): B92 B52 B27 B20 B23 B90
Ruy Lopez (18%): C74 C90 C70 C64 C95 C70English (11%): A30 A20 A25
Reti (16%): A04 A05Queen's pawn (11%): E10 A45 A45
King's Indian (8%): E60King's Indian (8%): E77 E97 E61
Pirc defence (8%): B09 B07 B09French defence (5%): C02 C01
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Quality of play:  72.16 (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
South African Club Chess Championship Durban, South Africa2015.10.081520
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2015.07.031580
Capablanca Chess Tournament Prestige D Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.301590
African Youth Championship Open U12 Monastir, Tunisia2014.12.21910
Chess Excellence Summer Cup Johannesburg, South Africa2014.11.221390
World Youth Chess Championships U12 Durban, South Africa2014.09.201570
Capablanca B FIDE Pretoria, South Africa2014.04.261520
African Youth Chess Championships (u10 Boys) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.10.07720
Commonwealth and South African Open (Blitz) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.08720
Commonwealth and South African Open (B-Section) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.05720


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