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Matt Pon

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Fide Id14301644
TitleFIDE Master
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo2177 
Highest 2204 (November 2017)
URS Rating2229 
National Elo2014
Born 16.Sep.1996  (Age 22)
 Ranking: World #11661, Africa #179, South Africa #17
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Sicilian defence (23%): B92 B50 B75 B90 B30 B30Sicilian defence (18%): B76 B79 B36 B26 B33 B30
English (10%): A22 A11 A15 A21 A16 A17Queen's pawn (15%): A46 E00 E10 A45 A46 A46
Queen's pawn (9%): A46 A40 A46 E10 A46 A40Nimzo-Indian (8%): E32 E24 E38 E24
King's Indian, East Indian (8%): A48French defence (8%): C06 C05 C18 C02 C00
Reti (8%): A09 A04 A05Reti (8%): A05 A04
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #40 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   68.75%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.259 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  91.26 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Rating History ()


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Tournament History


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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Gauteng Chess League Premier Section Johannesburg, South Africa2015.10.031270
UJ Round Robin Prestige A Johannesburg, South Africa2015.09.042170
First Saturday IM Budapest, Hungary2015.07.042270
USSA Closed Chess Championship Johannesburg, South Africa2015.04.231780
CZECH OPEN - A - GM Open Pardubice, Czech Republic2014.07.182290
South African Junior Closed U18 Stellenbosch, South Africa2014.03.311400
World Youth Chess Championship Open U18 Al Ain, UAE2013.12.182070
Gauteng Closed Krugersdorp, South Africa2013.10.051940
World Junior Chess Championships-Open U20 Kocaeli, Turkey2013.09.132240
Accountancy@UJ Open Prestige Section Johannesburg, South Africa2013.09.051840
Commonwealth and South African Open (Open Section) Port Elizabeth, South Africa2013.07.05950
World Youth Chess Championship U16 Maribor, Slovenia2012.11.082110
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