Gavin Anderson

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Fide Id14309416
USCF Id12920753
FederationSouth Africa fed
FIDE Elo2167 
Highest 2250 (June 2015)
URS Rating2163 
National Elo2154
Born 1980  (Age 38)
 Ranking: World #12411, Africa #203, South Africa #18
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Nimzo-Indian (28%): E20 E47 E41 E40Caro-Kann defence (37%): B17 B10 B12 B15 B11 B13
Queen's gambit (21%): D19 D10 D09 D25 D15Gruenfeld defence (13%): D91 D99 D70 D83 D85
Benoni defence (18%): A66 A56Neo-Gruenfeld defence (10%): D70
Queen's pawn (10%): A40 A50 A40King's Indian (10%): E60 A48
King's Indian (10%): E73 E73King's Indian, East Indian (10%): A48
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #37 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +1.389 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  87.97 (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
UJ Round Robin Prestige A Johannesburg, South Africa2015.09.042170
Tsogo Sun Millionaire Satellite Chess Festival Johannesburg, South Africa2015.07.151500
South African Open Chess Championships Cape Town, South Africa2015.07.031580
Capablanca Chess Tournament IM Norm Section Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.292240
Capablanca Open IM Norm Section Pretoria, South Africa2014.04.252180
Capablanca B FIDE RR Pretoria, South Africa2013.04.272050
Capablanca Open Chess Festival Prestige B South Africa2012.04.272090
Capablanca Open (Prestige B) Pretoria, South Africa2012.04.262090

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