Calvin John Klaasen

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Fide Id14300133
TitleFIDE Master
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo2272 
Highest 2320 (January 2018)
Live Rating2284 
URS Rating2241 
National Elo2145
Born 1987  (Age 31)
 Ranking: World #6180, Africa #72, South Africa #5
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Queen's pawn (25%): E10 A41 A50Sicilian defence (35%): B92 B30 B22 B41 B90 B40
Reti (12%): A05 A04Nimzo-Indian (25%): E46 E46 E32
Ruy Lopez (12%): C60 C77Queen's Indian (15%): E17 E15 E15
Sicilian defence (12%): B92 B41Reti (15%): A04
King's Indian (6%): A48 E94English (5%): A30
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #38 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.87%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.792 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  80.55 (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 Closed Open Section A Cape Town, South Africa2015.12.122200
8th Steinitz Chess Club Anniversary Festival Elite Section Cape Town, South Africa2015.09.242120
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2015.07.031580
Cape Town Classic Cape Town, South Africa2015.03.212220
African Individual Championships Open Windhoek, South Africa2014.12.132070
Western Province Closed A-Section Cape Town, South Africa2014.11.071990
Durban Open GM Norm Tournament Durban, South Africa2014.09.201450
Curro Durbanville Chess Festival Durbanville, South Africa2014.07.241700
Manyanani Invitational Cape Town, South Africa2014.06.131850
Steinitz Open A-Section Cape Town, South Africa2014.05.092040
South African Closed (Open Section A) Cape Town, South Africa2014.01.032180
DSK Open (Prestige Group) Cape Town, South Africa2013.07.191290
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