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Tournament: Novag Commonwealth Championship • 197 games
Venue: Docklands, London • Date: 16-26 February 1985 • Download PGNuploaded Tuesday, 12 July, 2022 3:19 PM

1985 3rd Novag Commonwealth Chess Championship, 16-26 February, London Docklands

No. Player Nat'y Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11  Total 
1 Kevin Spraggett CAN 2560m 39 + 61 + 6 = 12 + 3 + 14 = 9 + 11 = 2 = 5 = 10 = 8
2 Praveen Thipsay IND 2470m 18 + 42 + 5 – 20 + 22 + 3 – 13 = 36 + 1 = 14 + 11 + 8
3 Murray G Chandler ENG 2585g 27 + 22 + 9 + 13 + 1 – 2 + 14 – 7 = 12 + 11 – 15 +
4 David Norwood ENG 2335 26 + 13 – 57 + 28 = 8 + 12 = 7 – 10 = 24 + 17 + 14 +
5 Nigel D Short ENG 2535g 37 + 17 = 2 + 7 = 15 = 10 = 44 = 9 + 14 + 1 = 6 =
6 Jonathan S Speelman ENG 2530g 30 + 59 + 1 = 14 = 36 + 9 = 12 = 13 = 15 = 7 + 5 =
7 Julian M Hodgson ENG 2455m 46 = 25 + 47 + 5 = 13 = 27 = 4 + 3 = 11 = 6 – 22 + 7
8 Darryl K Johansen AUS 2425m 23 = 48 + 22 – 21 + 4 – 35 + 45 + 17 = 27 = 15 = 16 + 7
9 Daniel J King ENG 2425m 24 + 57 + 3 – 16 + 11 + 6 = 1 – 5 – 40 + 13 = 21 + 7
10 Niaz Murshed BAN 2415m 58 + 44 – 32 = 31 + 45 + 5 = 11 – 4 = 19 + 27 + 1 = 7
11 John D M Nunn ENG 2615g 32 + 34 + 12 – 17 + 9 – 30 + 10 + 1 = 7 = 3 + 2 – 7
12 William Watson ENG 2460m 43 + 49 + 11 + 1 – 27 = 4 = 6 = 44 + 3 – 16 = 28 + 7
13 Robert Bellin ENG 2390m 65 + 4 + 44 + 3 – 7 = 15 = 2 = 6 = 17 = 9 = 27 =
14 Paul E Littlewood ENG 2445m 16 + 40 = 45 + 6 = 44 + 1 = 3 + 27 + 5 – 2 – 4 –
15 Andrew D Martin ENG 2425m 47 = 46 + 19 = 43 + 5 = 13 = 20 = 16 + 6 = 8 = 3 –
16 Haydn Barber AUS 2270 14 – 62 + 52 + 9 – 61 = 29 + 47 + 15 – 36 + 12 = 8 – 6
17 Nigel R Davies ENG 2355m 63 + 5 = 40 + 11 – 28 = 41 + 36 = 8 = 13 = 4 – 24 = 6
18 Angus Dunnington ENG 2290 2 – 65 + 35 = 45 – 31 + 24 = 30 = 54 = 25 = 47 + 29 = 6
19 Russell Granat ENG 2245 28 = 21 + 15 = 22 – 54 = 45 = 25 + 40 = 10 – 39 + 20 = 6
20 Alan E Hanreck ENG 2275 55 – 63 + 39 + 2 – 32 + 22 + 15 = 24 = 28 – 23 = 19 = 6
21 Kah Seng Christie Hon MAS 2345f 48 = 19 – 25 + 8 – 34 – 63 + 38 + 41 + 44 + 28 = 9 – 6
22 James C Howell ENG 2370f 31 + 3 – 8 + 19 + 2 – 20 – 51 + 28 = 23 = 33 + 7 – 6
23 Simon J B Knott ENG 2260 8 = 36 = 31 = 29 = 4 1 – 58 + 34 = 30 + 22 = 20 = 25 = 6
24 Iolo C Jones WLS 2250 9 – 26 + 51 = 37 = 35 = 18 = 32 + 20 = 4 – 48 + 17 = 6
25 Jana Miles (Bellin) ENG 2230wg 29 = 7 – 21 – 56 + 37 = 55 + 19 – 26 + 18 = 35 + 23 = 6
26 Hugh W Murphy ENG   4 – 24 – 41 – 62 + 63 = 42 + 29 = 25 – 58 + 45 + 44 + 6
27 Mark Orr IRL 2320 3 – 53 + 34 + 55 + 12 = 7 = 28 + 14 – 8 = 10 – 13 = 6
28 Raja Ravisekhar IND 2420m 19 = 56 + 55 = 4 = 17 = 40 + 27 – 22 = 20 + 21 = 12 – 6
29 Arun Bhaskar Vaidya IND 2310 25 = 47 – 48 + 23 = 40 = 16 – 26 = 31 + 53 + 34 = 18 = 6
30 Jonathan J Ady ENG 2305 6 – 38 + 49 – 42 + 43 + 11 – 18 = 23 – 55 – 59 + 48 +
31 Keith Allen IRL   22 – 37 + 23 = 10 – 18 – 62 = 58 + 29 – 49 + 43 + 38 =
32 Neil L Carr ENG 2325 11 – 41 + 10 = 51 = 20 – 49 + 24 – 52 = 42 = 55 + 33 =
33 Mark L Condie SCO 2380m 40 – 54 + 36 – 53 + 49 + 44 – 41 = 34 = 43 + 22 – 32 =
34 Joseph G Gallagher ENG 2370 50 + 11 – 27 – 52 = 21 + 46 = 23 = 33 = 60 = 29 = 40 =
35 David Friedgood ENG 2305f 36 = 51 = 18 = 46 = 24 = 8 – 39 + 47 = 54 = 25 – 50 +
36 Mark L Hebden ENG 2480m 35 = 23 = 33 + 61 + 6 – 51 + 17 = 2 – 16 – 40 = 37 =
37 Peter M Jamieson SCO 2315 5 – 31 – 63 + 24 = 25 = 39 = 52 = 46 + 47 = 44 = 36 =
38 Donald Macfarlane AUS   45 – 30 – 64 + 59 + def 60 = 21 – 49 = 46 + 53 + 31 =
39 John G Nicholson ENG 2310 1 – 50 + 20 – 54 – 48 + 37 = 35 – 59 + 52 + 19 – 47 + 5 ½
40 Alan W Potts ENG   33 + 14 = 17 – 47 + 29 = 28 – 46 + 19 = 9 – 36 = 34 =
41 Anthony Stebbings ENG 2210 57 – 32 – 26 + 58 + 23 + 17 – 33 = 21 – 48 – w/o + 54 +
42 Theophilus Caiafas NGA 2205 53 + 2 – 43 – 30 – 59 = 26 – 65 + 51 + 32 = 50 – 62 + 5
43 Patrick Carton IRL 2300 12 – 58 + 42 + 15 – 30 – 53 – 55 + 60 + 33 – 31 – 59 + 5
44 Andrew Law ENG 2335f 62 + 10 + 13 – 49 + 14 – 33 + 5 = 12 – 21 – 37 = 26 – 5
45 Malcolm Pein ENG 2370 38 + 55 = 14 – 18 + 10 – 19 = 8 – 53 – 51 + 26 – 56 + 5
46 Leslie Blackstock SCO 2275 7 = 15 – 56 + 35 = 66 = 34 = 40 – 37 – 38 – 63 + 53 =
47 Philip A Clemance NZD 2220 15 = 29 + 7 – 40 – 52 + 54 + 16 – 35 = 37 = 18 – 39 –
48 David J Coleman ENG   21 = 8 – 29 – 57 + 39 – 56 + 54 – 50 + 41 + 24 – 30 –
49 Andrew Dunn ENG   64 + 12 – 30 + 44 – 33 – 32 – 50 = 38 = 31 – 57 = w/o +
50 Arthur Koelle AUS   34 – 39 – 58 – 64 + 53 – 57 + 49 = 48 – 65 + 42 + 35 –
51 Bhagyashree Sathe IND 56 = 35 = 35 = 24 = 32 = 55 + 36 – 22 – 42 – 45 – 62 + 58 =
52 Leslie Smart ENG   61 – 64 + 16 – 34 = 47 – 59 + 37 = 32 = 39 – D – 55 +
53 Ian L Thomas ENG   42 – 27 – 62 + 33 – 50 + 43 + 60 – 45 + 29 – 38 – 46 =
54 Sharad Tilak IND 2280 59 – 33 – 65 + 39 + 19 = 47 – 48 + 18 = 35 = 60 – 41 –
55 Sheila Jackson ENG 2235wm 20 + 45 = 28 = 27 – 51 – 25 – 43 – 57 + 30 + 32 – 52 – 4
56 Josie Wright AUS   51 = 28 – 46 – 25 – 64 + 48 – 57 – 65 = 63 + 58 + 45 – 4
57 Monster Y computer     41 + 9 – 4 – 48 – 58 – 50 – 56 + 55 – 64 – 49 = 67 +
58 P Shailendra NGA   10 – 43 – 50 + 41 – 57 + 23 – 31 – 62 + 26 – 56 – 51 =
59 Susan Walker (Lalic) ENG 2010 54 + 6 – 61 – 38 – 42 = 52 – 64 + 39 – 62 + 30 – 43 –
60 Keith C Arkell ENG 2410           38 = 53 + 43 – 34 = 54 +   3
61 Geoffrey Borg MLT 2360f 52 + 1 – 59 + 36 – 16 = withdrew ill        
62 Monster X computer     44 – 16 – 53 – 26 – 65 + 31 = 63 + 58 – 59 – 51 – 42 –
63 V Patgawkar IND   17 – 20 – 37 – 65 + 26 = 21 – 62 – 64 + 56 – 46 – def
64 Jubrila Ayinla NGA 2205 49 – 52 – 38 – 50 – 56 – 65 = 59 – 63 – 57 + withdrew
65 M Disu NGA   13 – 18 – 54 – 63 – 62 – 64 = 42 – 56 = 50 – withdrew 1
66 Robert G Wade ENG 2315         46 =             ½
67 C Nigel J Rose ENG                       57 – 0

 

The event was played at the rate of 45 moves in 2½ hours followed by 18 moves per hour. It will be noted two computers played. Their games in no way counted for title results or ratings. (BCF Yearbook)


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Date Notes
2 May 2006 File first uploaded (zipped file format)
12 July 2022 Updated with game viewer and crosstables.