Donovan Van Den Heever

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Fide Id14300494
TitleInternational Master
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo2227
Highest Elo2301 (November 2010)
URS Rating2279 
Born 1981  (Age 37)
 Ranking: World #8324, Africa #116, South Africa #10
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Sicilian defence (50%): B20 B33 B42 B30 B70 B41Sicilian defence (42%): B62 B56 B57 B90 B20 B58
French defence (8%): C10 C02 C00Queen's gambit (13%): D09 D10 D20 D27 D11 D15
Caro-Kann defence (7%): B10 B12 B12 B12 B12 B12Reti (9%): A07 A05 A04 A09 A06
Scandinavian (6%): B01 B01 B01 B01 B01English (9%): A23 A22 A20
Pirc defence (6%): B07 B07 B07 B07Queen's pawn (9%): A46 D00 D02 D02 D02 A45
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #39 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -2.326 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.51 (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
Commonwealth Chess Championship New Delhi, India2015.06.221940
African Individual Championships Open Windhoek, South Africa2014.12.132070
Chess Olympiad Tromso, Norway2014.08.012170
Zone 4.3 Individual Chess Championships Open Section Windhoek, Namibia2014.06.232100
Steinitz Open GM Norm Section Cape Town, South Africa2014.05.092370
South African Closed (Open Section A) Cape Town, South Africa2014.01.032180
DSK Open (GM Group) Cape Town, South Africa2013.07.202390
African Individual Chess Championship - Open Tunis, Tunisia2013.05.182300
Capablanca Prestige IM Norm RR Pretoria, South Africa2013.04.272260
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