Number of games in database: 522
|photo copyright © 2004, Chris Marciano
Years covered: 1977 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2416 (2486 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2490
Overall record: +160 -151 =207 (50.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Pelletier vs C McNab, 2012 0-1
C McNab vs D Gormally, 2000 1-0
C McNab vs A Gual Pascual, 1993 1-0
C McNab vs M Karttunen, 2006 1-0
C McNab vs M Pacheco, 2002 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
111th Scottish Championship (2004)
Staunton Memorial (2005)
Gibraltar Masters (2005)
20th Cappelle la Grande (2004)
Gibraltar Masters (2004)
European Union Championship (2008)
Hastings 2006/07 (2006)
Bled Olympiad (2002)
Gibtelecom Chess Festival (2006)
Hastings 2005/06 (2006)
European Union Individual Championship (2006)
36th Olympiad (2004)
Chess Olympiad (2012)
Chess Olympiad (2010)
Chess Olympiad (2016)
🏆 4NCL 2017/18
A V Escobar vs C McNab (May-07-18) 1/2-1/2
C McNab vs E Kirk (May-06-18) 1/2-1/2
Hebden vs C McNab (May-05-18) 1/2-1/2
J Jackson vs C McNab (Mar-18-18) 1/2-1/2
C McNab vs Pavel Asenov (Mar-17-18) 1/2-1/2
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(born Feb-03-1961, 57 years old) United Kingdom
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|Grandmaster Colin Anderson McNab was born in Dundee, Scotland. He was the Commonwealth champion in 1992, and won the Scottish Championship in 1983, 1991, 1993 and 1995. He is also an International Master of problem solving.|
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|Apr-24-05|| ||WorldChampeen: McNab is a GM on this page; http://www.chessbase.com/columns/co...; in a column detailling the Scottish Allegro Tournament.|
He is shown as employing the Pirc defence above and it seems he co-authored a book with Nunn on the subject.
|Nov-08-05|| ||Averageguy: I've seen this guy! He was playing in the open of the Glasgow Chess Congress.|
|Nov-28-05|| ||Averageguy: I've also seen him playing at the Oban Congress. He won the Open.|
|Nov-28-05|| ||WMD: His books aren't to be confused with those of Andy McNab.|
|Feb-03-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Colin Anderson McNab|
|Feb-03-06|| ||MoonlitKnight: Although a comparatively weak one, Colin is definitely a grandmaster.|
|Jun-29-07|| ||Paul123: There is no such thing as a weak Grand master|
|Aug-08-07|| ||Akuni: <Paul123> Everything's relative|
|Aug-09-07|| ||dabearsrock1010: I wonder why he stopped playing football for the Eagles, maybe all the injuries were getting to him...but this certainly cant pay as well.|
|Oct-25-08|| ||blacksburg: wait this guy played for the eagles? that can't be right.|
|May-01-11|| ||midknightblue: <blacksburg> yes, he was very popular and I loved the soup commercials. Now his chess is just a great bonus for all fans of his!|
|Mar-08-12|| ||Penguincw: McNab captures a puzzle-solving title.
|Oct-31-12|| ||Anderssen99: I searched this database in vain to find McNab,s beautiful win against Sigurjonsson at Luzern Olympiad 1982 and also the game allegedly won by George Mackenzie (Against Simon Winawer) at Paris 1878 after making four under promotions (!!). I will be grateful if any member of the "Chess Family" and my friends here gives the score of those games.|
|Jan-06-14|| ||PhilFeeley: Missing is McNab - Brunello, Edinburgh rapid 2007:
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McNab missed a couple of Zwischenzugs:
1. Nh6+ gxh6
2. Qg4+ Kh8
3. dxe5 Qc8
4. exf6 Qxg4
5. f7+ Re5
6. Bxe5+ Qg7
7. Bxg7 Kxg7
Instead McNab played 1. Qf5 and black replied cxd4, eventually winning.
|Jun-24-18|| ||diagonal: <Winner of the very first edition of the Isle of Man Open in 1992>, then known as the Monarch Assurance International Open Chess Tournament, held in Port Erin: |
1. Colin McNab (7/9), 2. Paul Motwani (6.5/9), 3.-7. Keith Arkell, his then-wife Susan Arkell (achieving a male IM norm), Glenn Flear, Gary Quillan (IM norm), Gennadi Timoshchenko (6/9), etc.
Colin McNab is Scotland's second player to be awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE, fulfilling its requirements in 1992 just after Paul Motwani.
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