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Name: Watu Kobese
Federation: South Africa South Africa
Sex: Male Male
Born: 1973
Fide FIDE ID: 14300141 FIDE Profile
Title: International Master
ELO Classic: 2263
ELO Rapid: 2304
ELO Blitz: 2296
Years: 1990 - 2023
Total Games: 504
Wins: 216 (42.86 %)
Draws: 137 (27.18 %)
Losses: 151 (29.96 %)
Score: 56.45 %

Watu Kobese

Last tournaments played

Tournament Date Elo Avg. Country
Cape Town Masters IM 2023 01/04/2023 2237  South Africa
44th Olympiad 2022 07/29/2022 2018  India
43rd Olympiad 2018 09/24/2018 2117  Georgia
Capablanca Festival GM 04/26/2018 2393  South Africa

Watu Kobese Repertoire with White pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
B33 Sicilian defence 13 games
B08 Pirc, classical (two knights) system 13 games
B70 Sicilian, dragon variation 10 games
C19 French, Winawer, advance, 6...Ne7 8 games

Watu Kobese Repertoire with Black pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
C97 Ruy Lopez, closed, Chigorin defence 12 games
E11 Bogo-Indian defence 11 games
C55 Two knights defence 10 games
A88 Dutch, Leningrad, main variation with c6 8 games

Games played by Watu Kobese

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White ELO W Black ELO B Result Moves ECO Date Tournament View
Oatlhotse, P 2209 Kobese, W 2302 0-1 View Game 47 E94 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Salimu, R 1860 Kobese, W 2302 0-1 View Game 74 E91 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Kobese, W 2302 Fawzy, A 2489 0-1 View Game 25 B33 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Cawdery, D 2396 Kobese, W 2302 ½-½ View Game 28 B53 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Kobese, W 2302 Karsten, J 2078 ½-½ View Game 25 B92 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Kobese, W 2302 Bhawoodien, M 2196 ½-½ View Game 24 B92 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Barrish, D 2257 Kobese, W 2302 ½-½ View Game 22 C78 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Kobese, W 2302 Kayonde, A 2378 1-0 View Game 42 B27 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Kobese, W 2302 Klaasen, C 2200 ½-½ View Game 19 B35 2023 Cape Town Masters IM 2023 View Game
Kobese, W 2311 Gabriel, D 1915 ½-½ View Game 41 C88 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Metuno Kuete Bleriot Rocalixt, Kobese, W 2311 0-1 View Game 23 E68 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Iyti, B 2337 Kobese, W 2311 1-0 View Game 37 A45 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Kobese, W 2311 Blagojevic, D 2499 ½-½ View Game 39 C53 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Shaw, J 1930 Kobese, W 2311 0-1 View Game 56 C69 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Kobese, W 2311 Pleasants, A 2024 1-0 View Game 53 B08 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Wageih, K 2387 Kobese, W 2311 1-0 View Game 57 E67 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Kobese, W 2311 Antoniou, R 1817 1-0 View Game 32 B40 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Westerberg, J 2476 Kobese, W 2311 ½-½ View Game 38 C46 2022 44th Olympiad 2022 View Game
Kobese, W 2344 AlHuwar, J 2245 0-1 View Game 24 B13 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Kobese, W 2344 Gajadin, D 2010 1-0 View Game 49 C80 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Ismagambetov, A 2538 Kobese, W 2344 1-0 View Game 66 C97 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Kobese, W 2344 Sebenik, M 2570 0-1 View Game 19 C00 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Jean Louis, M 1992 Kobese, W 2344 0-1 View Game 51 C84 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Kobese, W 2344 Ayyad, H 2243 0-1 View Game 29 C80 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Kobese, W 2344 Barros Rivadeneira, C 2345 ½-½ View Game 41 B34 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Saeheng, B 2163 Kobese, W 2344 0-1 View Game 27 E11 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Can, E 2588 Kobese, W 2344 1-0 View Game 41 E73 2018 43rd Olympiad 2018 View Game
Kobese, W 2336 Strikovic, A 2507 ½-½ View Game 13 C79 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Ralison, M 2326 Kobese, W 2336 0-1 View Game 45 C48 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Hoffman, A 2488 Kobese, W 2336 ½-½ View Game 41 E92 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Roselli Mailhe, B 2433 Kobese, W 2336 1-0 View Game 36 E61 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Kobese, W 2336 Van Zyl-Rudd, J 2252 1-0 View Game 29 C42 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Grover, S 2490 Kobese, W 2336 1-0 View Game 30 B30 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Kobese, W 2336 Cawdery, D 2429 ½-½ View Game 11 B33 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Kobese, W 2336 Klaasen, C 2272 1-0 View Game 34 B84 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Kobese, W 2336 Kayonde, A 2394 ½-½ View Game 40 B13 2018 Capablanca Festival GM View Game
Kobese, W 2350 Davy, D 2117 1-0 View Game 33 B47 2016 42nd Olympiad 2016 View Game
Mandiza, F 2363 Kobese, W 2350 ½-½ View Game 41 A13 2016 42nd Olympiad 2016 View Game
Palencia, W 2378 Kobese, W 2350 ½-½ View Game 70 D02 2016 42nd Olympiad 2016 View Game
Kobese, W 2350 Tologontegin, S 2350 1-0 View Game 30 B07 2016 42nd Olympiad 2016 View Game