Jonathan D Tisdall
Number of games in database: 235
Years covered: 1975 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2430
Highest rating achieved in database: 2492
Overall record: +61 -82 =92 (45.5%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
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J D Tisdall vs G Lee, 1981 1-0
L Ogaard vs J D Tisdall, 1987 0-1
Short vs J D Tisdall, 1985 1/2-1/2
Larsen vs J D Tisdall, 1992 0-1
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|JONATHAN D TISDALL
(born Aug-26-1958) United States of America (citizen of Norway)
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|Jonathan D. Tisdall (born August 26, 1958 in Buffalo, New York) is a grandmaster (title awarded in 1995) and works as a freelance journalist. An American citizen by origin, he became Irish and later Norwegian. He was Norwegian champion in 1987, 1991, and 1995. |
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|Mar-01-04|| ||MoonlitKnight: American-born Tisdall is the 7th highest rated Norwegian player as of today, although he is partly retired. |
|Apr-12-04|| ||Phoenix: For anyone who seriously wants to get better, GM Jonathan Tisdall's book "Improve Your Chess Now" is a must. He suggests good ways to train yourself. |
|Apr-12-04|| ||Bitzovich: Yep, i have that book, its really good, although the guy is a bit of eccentric.. |
|Apr-13-04|| ||TrueFiendish: All the better... |
|Jan-20-05|| ||JamesKnight: Aren`t all chessplayers a bit ecentric? |
|Jun-12-05|| ||aw1988: <JamesKnight> Yes.
Tisdall is a wonderful author in my opinion.
|Sep-16-05|| ||grasser: Anyone know how I can E-Mail or message Tisdall? Thank's George|
|Feb-24-06|| ||fred lennox: Improve your chess now is an excellent book. I highly recommend it. As a guinea pig, it worked for me. not only did i become stronger as a player, i feel my rate of improvement is steadier. It is, in a way, a complement to Think like a grandmaster by Kotov. In my opinion, it is not a substitute for the book for the serious student but has the advantage of hindsight and latter games. The book is to Kotov's book what Keene's Reappraisal is to My System.|
|Aug-26-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Jonathan D Tisdall|
TISDALL, Jonathan D.
|Oct-03-06|| ||Chessbum1: I first met Tisdall back in '73 in Syracuse NY. He was just a teen, and I was truly impressed by his quick sight of the board, and blitz chess.|
|Aug-26-07|| ||cheski: Happy Birthday!
What a checkered past! American, then Irish, then Norwegian. With Japanese ancestry mixed in.
Today's puzzle shows his amazing insight:
L Ogaard vs J D Tisdall, 1987
where finding move 32...Nxd5 was inspirational.
|Aug-30-11|| ||wordfunph: "I heard Kasparov say something to the effect that an attack begins when you get a pawn near the (enemy) king. He should know..."|
- GM Jonathan Tisdall (from his book Improve Your Chess Now)
|Jan-02-12|| ||acmilan03c1: Full name: Jonathan David Tisdall http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonath... (see the info box on the right side of the page)|
|Aug-26-12|| ||talisman: happy birthday Jonathan.|
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