Jaap Houben

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Fide Id1028103
TitleFIDE Master
FederationNetherlands fed
FIDE Elo2314
Highest Elo2356 (December 2016)
URS Rating2312 
Born 1980  (Age 38)
 Ranking: World #4508, Europe #3468, Netherlands #142
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Sicilian defence (50%): B23 B32 B77 B34 B41 B41Pirc defence (40%): B07 B09 B09 B07 B07 B07
Caro-Kann defence (12%): B13Queen's pawn (28%): A40 A41
English (10%): A30 A11 A20 A15Sicilian defence (11%): B75 B50 B70 B72 B23
King's gambit (6%): C31 C30 C33 C38King's Indian (6%): E86 E85 E87 E88
Alekhine's defence (4%): B03English (5%): A15 A16
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #44 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +4.54 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  86.38 (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
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 4 Netherlands2015.12.122210
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 3 Netherlands2015.11.072240
Dutch Team Competition - 1B - Round 1-2 Netherlands2015.09.262190
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 8-9 Netherlands2015.04.112100
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 6-7 Netherlands2015.03.072070
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 5 Netherlands2015.02.072150
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 4 Netherlands2014.12.132070
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 2-3 Netherlands2014.11.012080
Dutch Team Competition - 2D - Round 1 Netherlands2014.09.272040
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - Meester - Round 7-8 Netherlands2014.03.292290
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - Meester - Round 6 Netherlands2014.03.082330
Dutch Team Competiton 13-14 - Meester - Round 5 Netherlands2014.02.082340
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