Nicholas Van Der Nat

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Fide Id14300427
TitleFIDE Master
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo2362
Highest Elo2366 (October 2013)
URS Rating2395 
Born 1979  (Age 39)
 Ranking: World #3082, Africa #29, South Africa #4
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Sicilian defence (40%): B90 B57 B57 B48 B34 B75Sicilian defence (55%): B75 B32 B51 B33 B52 B42
Ruy Lopez (22%): C88 C61 C77 C60 C60 C65King's Indian (20%): E60 E81 E97 A48 A48 E83
French defence (20%): C11 C18 C01 C12 C19 C11English (6%): A27 A16 A10
Caro-Kann defence (4%): B12 B18Reti (5%): A05 A04
Philidor's defence (2%): C41 C41King's Indian, East Indian (3%): A48 A48
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #43 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -2.159 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.5 (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
Commonwealth Chess Championship New Delhi, India2015.06.221940
Capablanca Open GM Norm Section Pretoria, South Africa2014.04.252390
35th Annual Southern California Open San Diego, USA2013.08.311750
Capablanca Prestige IM Norm RR Pretoria, South Africa2013.04.272260
Capablanca Open Chess Festival Prestige A (IM Norm) Bolivia2012.04.272240
Capablanca Open (Prestige A) Pretoria, South Africa2012.04.262240
SSMMCT South Africa2012.04.211080
Commonwealth & South African Open Open Section South Africa2011.06.24860
Commonwealth and South African Open Johannesburg, South Africa2011.06.23900
ZONE 4.3 Individual Championships Open Gaborone, Botswana2011.04.012220
Capablanca Open Pretoria, South Africa2011.03.191520
South African Closed Cape Town, South Africa2009.11.282250
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