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Susan Arkell Lalic
Number of games in database: 133
Years covered: 1987 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2260
Highest rating achieved in database: 2356

Overall record: +49 -53 =29 (48.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 French Defense (14) 
    C11 C02 C15 C01 C10
 Sicilian (13) 
    B22 B23
 King's Indian Attack (13) 
 Scotch Game (8) 
 French (6) 
    C11 C10 C13 C12
 Pirc (5) 
    B07 B08
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B12 B13 B16 B15 B10
 French Defense (10) 
    C11 C02 C18 C12 C19
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E00 A40 D01 E10
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E34 E54
 Tarrasch Defense (6) 
    D34 D32
 French (4) 
    C11 C12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A M Galliamova vs S Lalic, 1997 0-1
   A Raoof vs S Lalic, 2009 0-1
   D Spence vs S Lalic, 2007 0-1
   K Bhatia vs S Lalic, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   4NCL 2012/13 (2012)
   Agency International (1997)
   British Championship (2011)
   British Championship (2007)
   British Championship (2009)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Agency International (Lonson `997) by Phony Benoni

   🏆 4NCL 2012/13
   K Bhatia vs S Lalic (Nov-04-12) 0-1
   S Lalic vs Ali Roy (Nov-03-12) 1-0
   R Eames vs S Lalic (Apr-01-12) 1/2-1/2
   S Lalic vs K Bhatia (Mar-31-12) 0-1

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(born Oct-28-1965, 53 years old) United Kingdom

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IM and WGM Susan Kathryn Lalic (nee Walker) was born on the 28th of October 1965. She is a five-time British Women's Chess Champion - 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1998. She has been married to GMs Keith Arkell and Bogdan Lalic, and is now married to IM Graeme N Buckley. She is the mother of Peter D Lalic.

Wikipedia article: Susan Lalic

Last updated: 2019-06-09 19:23:09

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 133  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Lalic vs Igor Ivanov  0-1341987London 30' BlitzB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. M Litinskaya-Shul vs S Lalic  0-1431987Smederevska Palanka Interzonal (Women)D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. Anand vs S Lalic 1-045198711th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC19 French, Winawer, Advance
4. S Lalic vs A Coull  1-035198711th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC17 French, Winawer, Advance
5. Fedorowicz vs S Lalic  ½-½421988London WFWD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. S Lalic vs D Norwood  0-1431988London WFWB06 Robatsch
7. S Lalic vs Hebden  0-1311988London WFWC45 Scotch Game
8. S Lalic vs Zsofia Polgar 0-1551988Duncan LawrieB22 Sicilian, Alapin
9. Judit Polgar vs S Lalic  1-0381988Duncan LawrieB40 Sicilian
10. S Lalic vs M Muresan  0-1171988Chess Olympiad (Women)B07 Pirc
11. S Lalic vs Zsuzsa Polgar  ½-½241988Chess Olympiad (Women)C41 Philidor Defense
12. Smagin vs S Lalic  1-0301989Hastings Challengers 8990B12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. Adams vs S Lalic  1-0421989London WFWC05 French, Tarrasch
14. Larsen vs S Lalic  1-0441989London WFWA04 Reti Opening
15. S Lalic vs Suba 0-1691989London WFWB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. N Davies vs S Lalic  1-0411989London WFWE00 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Chandler vs S Lalic  1-033198913th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC11 French
18. S Lalic vs D Norwood  0-1401989BCF-chB08 Pirc, Classical
19. P Moulin vs S Lalic  0-1361990Toulouse opB10 Caro-Kann
20. L McLaren vs S Lalic  1-0421990Barbican Quickplay (30/30)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. Joel Benjamin vs S Lalic  1-0271990Reykjavik OpenB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
22. Hebden vs S Lalic  1-0181990BCF-chD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
23. Chiburdanidze vs S Lalic  ½-½481990Chess Olympiad (Women)B01 Scandinavian
24. S Lalic vs Zsuzsa Polgar  ½-½241990Chess Olympiad (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. D Norwood vs S Lalic  0-1401991BCF-chA00 Uncommon Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: Btw anybody know what Susan Lalic's maiden name was before she married Bogden?
Dec-07-04  weary willy: Maiden name = Walker. Name before marrying Bogdan = Arkell (married Keith Arkell). Susan Walker = Susan Arkell = Susan Lalic
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  Benzol: Susan Kathryn Lalic
Born 28th October 1965
Awarded WIM title in 1985

A big thankyou to <ray keene> and <weary willy> for helping out with the information regarding her maiden name before she married both Keith Arkell and Bogdan Lalic.

Perhaps <> should merge the three files into one as they did in the case of Jana Malypetrova Hartston Miles Bellin.

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  Benzol: Correction, that should be two files not three.
Oct-20-06  BIDMONFA: Susan Lalic

LALIC, Susan

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  Benzol: <BIDMONFA> Why don't you merge this player's file with that of Susan Arkell ?
Oct-28-06  franksp: Suggestion.

Introduce aliases or akas. A player could be known by more than one name e.g. Susan Arkell and Susan Lalic. This would be useful not only to cover searches for female players who have changed their name by marriage but also for players whose name is spelt differently by different people. I once was puzzled when the name, Tchigorin, was missing from the database. Now I know CG uses the name Chigorin. But why not allow Chigorin/Tchigorin to be found using either name?

It might also be interesting to see a list of aliases on the players page.

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  Benzol: <Suggested name change for todays player of the day Susan Arkell Lalic>
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Benzol> Do you know this list: ?

Maybe it's not up-to-date (Bobby Fischer, Arkell/Lalic..), bu a first step... :D

Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <whiteshark> No I didn't. Thanks for the link.


Oct-28-09  Moonstone: happy birthday susan!
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  brankat: Best wishes for Your birthday Susan!
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  MissScarlett: Questionnaire with Susan (and Bogdan) Lalic, <Kingpin>, No.24, Spring 1995, p.5:

<What do you consider to be your most important contribution to opening theory?

SL: If I am honest, absolutely nothing.


What was your most embarrassing moment at the chess board?

SL: I offered my opponent a draw and then tried to withdraw the offer 10 minutes later before he had answered. All this with an International Selector looking on.>

Nov-01-18  JimNorCal: In Nov 2018, it is interesting that 2 of her most played openings are French and French Defense. Seems to be a bit of an overlap, no?

Im guessing that there is a flaw in game sorting where some games are labeled with one label and some games are labeled with the other.

For example C11 shows up 4 times, twice as White and twice as Black.

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