Fouad El Taher

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Fide Id10600043
TitleInternational Master
FederationEgypt fed
FIDE Elo2483
Highest Elo2505 (July 2003)
URS Rating2396 
Born 17.Apr.1965  (Age 53)
 Ranking: World #955, Africa #5, Egypt #3
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Sicilian defence (45%): B53 B31 B54 B53 B30 B70Ruy Lopez (21%): C89 C69 C77 C80 C92 C88
Ruy Lopez (16%): C75 C65 C90 C92 C88 C68Reti (11%): A04 A05
French defence (14%): C17 C18 C06 C16 C10 C19King's Indian (11%): E91 E74 E76 A49 A48 E60
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B18 B19 B10 B17 B14 B12Benoni defence (7%): A70 A43 A66 A65 A43 A56
Robatsch (2%): B06 B06Queen's pawn (6%): A45 A46 A45 A40 A46 A41
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #22 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.21%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   83.33%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -2.459 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  84.49 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Fouad El Taher currently plays in:
2018.03.17 to 2018.03.26
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Ramadan Blitz Teams Chess Tournament Dubai, UAE2015.07.061430
Sharjah Blitz International Championship Sharjah, UAE2015.06.301370
Sharjah Rapid International Championship Sharjah, UAE2015.06.261010
UAE National Day Rapid CC Dubai, UAE2014.11.30950
Dubai Blitz Teams Cup Dubai, UAE2014.07.121520
Sharjah International Blitz Chess CH Sharjah, UAE2014.07.091090
Sharjah Rapid International Chess CH Sharjah, UAE2014.07.041020
Allegiance to Zayed Chess Tournament Dubai, UAE2014.06.291120
Thanks Khalifa Championship Al Ain, UAE2014.01.30850
Thanks Khalifa Championship Al Ain, UAE2014.01.30850
Allegiance to Zayed Rapid Chess Championship Dubai, UAE2013.07.11940
Government DepartmentsTeam Open Chess Tournament Abu Dhabi, UAE2013.04.03720
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