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Timothy Frank Binham
Number of games in database: 22
Years covered: 1976 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2275
Highest rating achieved in database: 2335
Overall record: +6 -10 =6 (40.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Dec-28-1956, 61 years old) Finland

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International Master and Senior IMC Timothy Frank Binham was born in Helsinki. He finished third in the 1982 Finnish Championship.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Binham vs P Lukacs 1-0241976YbbsC26 Vienna
2. I Asmundsson vs T Binham  ½-½511977Telechess ol1 7778A22 English
3. Matulovic vs T Binham  1-0401981HelsinkiB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
4. T Binham vs W Schmidt  0-1811981HelsinkiB40 Sicilian
5. Nunn vs T Binham  1-0291981HelsinkiB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
6. T Binham vs K Burger  ½-½681982JarvenpaaB10 Caro-Kann
7. T Binham vs H Westerinen  0-1391982JarvenpaaC28 Vienna Game
8. T Binham vs A Zu'bi  1-0241982Chess OlympiadC01 French, Exchange
9. T Binham vs J A Rubinetti  ½-½581982Chess OlympiadC26 Vienna
10. Pinter vs T Binham  1-0311983HelsinkiA57 Benko Gambit
11. T Binham vs D B Gurevich  1-0391983HelsinkiA43 Old Benoni
12. T Binham vs Balashov  0-1301983HelsinkiB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. Nunn vs T Binham  1-0361983HelsinkiB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
14. K Valkesalmi vs T Binham  ½-½221984FIN-chB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
15. G Timoshchenko vs T Binham  1-0181986HelsinkiA57 Benko Gambit
16. T Binham vs J J Perez  1-0201987cr ol-10 preliminariesC48 Four Knights
17. I Nei vs T Binham  1-0231989Joensuu opA28 English
18. T Binham vs C Casabona  1-0321990sr olympiad-10B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. Zsuzsa Polgar vs T Binham  1-0231991It (open), Vienna (Austria)C14 French, Classical
20. T Binham vs M Nareaho  ½-½331994JSM 94/95, JoeSK-HSKC25 Vienna
21. T Binham vs P Horn 1-0241998bonnevoie ttB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
22. M Maki Uuro vs T Binham  ½-½212008TCh-FINA04 Reti Opening
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  Benzol: Timothy Frank Binham
Born 28th December 1956 in Helsinki
An IM in 1983 he won the Finnish championship in 1984.
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  whiteshark: Komission edustustossa Helsingissä toimii kolme komission käännöstoimen pääosaston kääntäjää. He antavat neuvontaa EU-termien käytössä ja vastaavat kysymyksiin EU:n kielipolitiikasta, kääntäjien rekrytoinnista sekä komission tarjoamista työharjoittelumahdollisuuksista.

EU Language officer in <Field office for multilingualism in Finland>

Oct-15-10  paavoh: Many of his 30-or-so move losses to notable opponents are probably due to exceeding the time limit?!
Dec-03-12  Stonehenge: <Benzol> Did he win the CC Championship? He certainly didn't win the OTB Championship.
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  Benzol: <Stonehenge> Ken Whyld in "Guiness Chess The Records" has him listed as the winner of the 1984 Finnish Ch held in Helsinki. Normally Ken Whyld is pretty reliable. Do you have other info?
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  TheFocus: Is this reliable?

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  TheFocus: This link was at the bottom:

It shows his 3rd place in 1982, but no win in 1984.

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  Benzol: <TheFocus> Well that blows it wide open. Looks like Ken Whyld might be mistaken and as a result so am I.
Dec-04-12  Stonehenge: Thanks guys :)

<Benzol> I'm not so sure that Ken Whyld chap is so reliable. I have found quite a few mistakes so far.

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  whiteshark: He was Finnish Corr.Chess Champion in 1980, according to the Finnish Corr. Chess Association. Sometimes Start of /end of corr tournament differ in 2-3 years.
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  Benzol: <whiteshark> While we've got your attention. Could you visit the <Mrs Alekhine> forum regarding Game Collection: 99_Hamburg 1910 There is something important you need to do. Thanks in advance.


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  GrahamClayton: Binham is a very un-Finnish sounding surname. Were his parents originally not from Finland?
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