Cavan Jacobs

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Fide Id14318377
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo1690
Highest Elo1702 (June 2016)
Born 1997  (Age 19)
 Ranking: World #80579, Africa #2222, South Africa #191
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Sicilian defence (30%): B23 B97 B23 B44 B27 B98Sicilian defence (34%): B22 B23 B90 B33 B23 B24
Centre game (26%): C21 C22 C22King's Indian (24%): E92 E78 E73 E71 A48 E61
Caro-Kann defence (19%): B14Queen's pawn (10%): A45 A45
French defence (7%): C00English (6%): A25 A25
Pirc defence (7%): B07 B07Various openings (6%): A00 A00
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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
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  74.4 (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
UJ Swiss Open Johannesburg, South Africa2015.09.041590
Tsogo Sun Millionaire Satellite Chess Festival Johannesburg, South Africa2015.07.151500
Orion Group Open Chess Festival Prestige Section Johannesburg, South Africa2015.04.251730
SA Junior Closed Chess Championship Under 18/20 Open Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.041110
Waterkloof Open A Section Pretoria, South Africa2015.03.061460
World Youth Chess Championships U18 Durban, South Africa2014.09.202030
South African Junior Closed U18 Stellenbosch, South Africa2014.03.311400


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