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Nicholas Anthony Perkins
Number of games in database: 11
Years covered: 1958
Overall record: +4 -6 =1 (40.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Dec-07-1912, died May-26-1991, 78 years old) United Kingdom

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He played for Scotland.

Last updated: 2018-02-02 03:54:34

 page 1 of 1; 11 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Aldecoa vs N A Perkins  0-154195813th olm qual. group 3D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
2. Brzozka vs N A Perkins  1-041195813th olm qual. group 3B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
3. J Emma vs N A Perkins  1-075195813th olm qual. group 3A07 King's Indian Attack
4. N A Perkins vs A Tarazi  1-033195813th olm qual. group 3A27 English, Three Knights System
5. N A Perkins vs R Fuchs  ½-½20195813th olm qual. group 3E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
6. N A Perkins vs A Tarazi  1-046195813th olm final CE81 King's Indian, Samisch
7. G Laco vs N A Perkins  1-080195813th olm final CD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. R Aldecoa vs N A Perkins  1-040195813th olm final CD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
9. N A Perkins vs B Canton  1-045195813th olm final CE81 King's Indian, Samisch
10. N A Perkins vs K Mohsen  0-133195813th olm final CA38 English, Symmetrical
11. N A Perkins vs A Vestol  0-131195813th olm final CB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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Feb-01-18  Alan McGowan: A detailed biography of Mr Perkins can be found at
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  Marmot PFL: Very talented individual, but usually typecast as Norman Bates (or equiv) for the rest of his career.
Feb-01-18  Granny O Doul: He threw like a girl, though, according to Jimmy Piersall, who was not happy with Perkins' casting in Fear Strikes Out. I suppose they lined up a stunt double for the throwing scenes.

He also played a basketball player in Tall Story (Jane Fonda's debut), but not a particular real-life player.

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  ChessHigherCat: <Granny O Doul: He threw like a girl>

I wish you hadn't said that, now I'll be hearing this stupid grade school song all night:

Saint Francis, was a-sissy, he threw, like a garl.

(to the tune of "Johnny Umma was a Rebel":

Jun-05-18  Alan McGowan: Like Alexander, Milner-Barry, Golombek and J.M. Aitken - though not as well known as them - Perkins also worked at Bletchley Park during WWII. From December 1941 to October 1942 he was in Hut 8, which decrypted German Navy Enigma signals. From October 1942 to March 1945 he worked in ISK (Illicit Signals Knox, which decrypted Abwehr Enigma signals. (Source: His wife, whom he married in 1941, also worked at Bletchley from February 1942 to April 1943. (Source:
Jun-05-18  sudoplatov: What he the one who played chess against Janet Leigh in the shower? Cut her to pieces.
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  MissScarlett: He played his mother and lost.
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