Number of games in database: 14
Years covered: 1994 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2430
Highest rating achieved in database: 2440
Overall record: +8 -3 =3 (67.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
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(born 1977) Australia
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|Tao is an International Master. He is the son of pediatrician Billy Tao and mathematician Grace Tao, brother of mathematics prodigies Terry and Nigel Tao (the former the 2006 Fields Medalist), and diagnosed from age two as autistic. Trevor also won prizes in mathematics and classical music compositions while a teenager. |
Trevor won the Australian Junior in 1992 at the age of 14, represented Australia at the 1994 Olympiad on 1st reserve (aged 17, rated 2420), and won the South Australian Championship in 1994, 1996-7 and 2006. He won his first IM norm at the 1994 Australian Championship and came 4th in the Australian Championship of 2004, scoring his 2nd IM norm. He won his third norm from his 7/9 result (+6 -1 =2; TPR 2565) at the Queenstown Chess Classic (2012), his first FIDE rated games since he won the South Australian Championship in 2006.
Tao's rating as at 1 May 2013 was 2430, making him the 4th ranked player in Australia.
Article about the Tao family: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/new... Photo: http://www.google.com.au/imgres?q=t...
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