Donaldo Paiva

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Fide Id14800098
TitleCandidate Master
FederationMozambique fed
FIDE Elo2196 
Highest 2196 (March 2018)
Live Rating2210 
URS Rating2110 
Born 1991  (Age 27)
 Ranking: World #10434, Africa #159, Mozambique #2
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Play Style

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Queen's gambit (25%): D15 D25 D15 D30 D30 D17Sicilian defence (38%): B22 B99 B55 B95 B90 B90
Nimzo-Indian (18%): E32 E41 E35 E20 E48 E47King's Indian (30%): E90 A48 E81 E74 E73 E85
King's Indian (18%): E70 E98 E97 E97 E90Reti (11%): A05
Queen's pawn (9%): A50 E10Queen's pawn (7%): A45 D02 A45
Gruenfeld defence (9%): D86 D97 D70 D97King's Indian, East Indian (3%): A48
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #42 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -1.943 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  82.38 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Donaldo Paiva currently plays in:
Boardwalk Pearson Open IM Norm The Boardwalk Casino, South Africa
2018.03.12 to 2018.03.18
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
African Team Championships Open (All African Games) Maputo Mozambique, South Africa2011.09.052030
South African Open Blitz Championship South Africa2011.06.26720
Commonwealth & South African Open Open Section South Africa2011.06.24860
Commonwealth and South African Open Johannesburg, South Africa2011.06.23900
African Individual Championships (Men) Maputo, Mozambique2011.06.032280
ZONE 4.3 Individual Championships Open Gaborone, Botswana2011.04.012220
39th Olympiad Khanty-Mansiysk Open Tournament Khanty Mansiysk, Russia2010.09.212240
African Junior Cairo, Egypt2009.12.311770
Arctic Chess Challenge Tromso, Norway2009.08.011890
African Junior Championships (Open) Nelspruit, South Africa2008.12.281540

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