Terrey Ian Shaw
Number of games in database: 34
Years covered: 1967 to 1996
Overall record: +6 -14 =14 (38.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|B25|| ||Sicilian, Closed (3 games)||A07|| ||King's Indian Attack (2 games)||C28|| ||Vienna Game (2 games)||C84|| ||Ruy Lopez, Closed (2 games)||C86|| ||Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack (2 games)|
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|TERREY IAN SHAW
(born Oct-12-1946, died Dec-05-1997, 51 years old) Australia
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|Terrey Ian Shaw was born in Sydney. Awarded the IM title in 1981 he tied for 1st place in the Australian Championship of 1977-78 but lost the subsequent play-off.|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 34
|1. T I Shaw vs O Sarapu
|| ||½-½||40||1967||74th New Zealand Championship||C28 Vienna Game|
|2. T I Shaw vs D De Loughrey
|| ||1-0||62||1968||Chess Olympiad Final-C||C01 French, Exchange|
|3. Polugaevsky vs T I Shaw
|| ||1-0||57||1970||Siegen ol||E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line|
|4. E Torre vs T I Shaw
||1-0||34||1972||Hong Kong||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|5. M Keeshan vs T I Shaw
|| ||0-1||63||1972||Chess Olympiad Final-C||C98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin|
|6. L Day vs T I Shaw
|| ||1-0||75||1974||Labour Day Open||C30 King's Gambit Declined|
|7. Reshevsky vs T I Shaw
||½-½||41||1974||Olympiad Qualifying Group 2||A04 Reti Opening|
|8. K Harandi vs T I Shaw
|| ||1-0||31||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|9. T I Shaw vs H Kestler
|| ||½-½||44||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||C11 French|
|10. T I Shaw vs Petursson
|| ||1-0||69||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|11. T I Shaw vs A Medina Garcia
|| ||½-½||40||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||C28 Vienna Game|
|12. T I Shaw vs B De Bruycker
|| ||1-0||78||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||B06 Robatsch|
|13. R Mascarinas vs T I Shaw
|| ||½-½||44||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|14. S Kagan vs T I Shaw
|| ||½-½||98||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation|
|15. T I Shaw vs B Toth
|| ||0-1||56||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|16. H Tatsutomi vs T I Shaw
|| ||0-1||32||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack|
|17. S J Hutchings vs T I Shaw
|| ||½-½||42||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack|
|18. Tarjan vs T I Shaw
||1-0||43||1976||Haifa Olympiad (Men)||C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack|
|19. T I Shaw vs E Torre
||0-1||26||1977||Makati Hotel, Manila The Philippines||B20 Sicilian|
|20. T I Shaw vs Ljubojevic
|| ||½-½||41||1978||Olympiad||B02 Alekhine's Defense|
|21. T I Shaw vs F Braga
||1-0||49||1978||Olympiad||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|22. T I Shaw vs Keene
||0-1||42||1979||Brisbane||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|23. Keene vs T I Shaw
|| ||½-½||32||1979||Jakarta||A21 English|
|24. G Bordonada vs T I Shaw
|| ||½-½||34||1979||Jakarta||C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|25. T I Shaw vs Averbakh
|| ||0-1||53||1979||Jakarta||C26 Vienna|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 34
|Oct-12-06|| ||franksp: I met Terrey Shaw at Sydney University in the 1960s. I used to go to the chess room in the University Union building. Sometimes I would play a game of ordinary chess but most popular at the Uni chess club seemed to be Kriegspiel.|
Terrey Shaw often came to the chess room. He was a nice bloke. I have only ever been a passing acquaintance of Terrey and, at the time, did not know what he was studying at Uni. But he became a well respected barrister as I later learned.
Sadly, Terrey succumbed to illness and died on 5 December 1997.
There is an annual chess competition in his memory, the Terrey Shaw Memorial Shield.
|Oct-12-08|| ||ozmikey: My old friend Terrey Shaw as player of the day! Colour me delighted.|
One of the best Australian players of the seventies and early eighties, and a truly kind, gentle, generous human being. He wrote a chess column for the Bulletin magazine for years, which was always witty and informative, one of the best in the country.
RIP Terrey...your untimely death in 1997 was a huge loss for the Australian chess community.
|Oct-12-08|| ||ozmikey: A small correction to the biography by the way: he was not, technically, Australian champion in 1978. It was a three-way tie (Robert Jamieson, Shaw and Max Fuller I think) and Jamieson won the playoff.|
Terrey beat Ian Rogers - later to be a GM - in a crucial last-round game.
|May-28-09|| ||myschkin: . . .
Terrey Shaw was hit by a ferocious prostate cancer.
|Oct-12-09|| ||Birthday Boy: Happy Birthday!!!Terrey Ian Shaw!!!|
|Dec-17-09|| ||GrahamClayton: <franksp>Terrey Shaw often came to the chess room. He was a nice bloke|
When I attended the Norfolk Island Chess festival in the mid 1990's, Terrey was the "expert" who came along to give us amateurs some advice.
The highlight of my chess career was winning the Best Game Prize at the 1994 Norfolk Island Festival. Terrey was the editor of the chess column in the "Bulletin" magazine, and he published my game in his column!
|Oct-12-11|| ||twinlark: Still missed. RIP Terrey.|
|Sep-14-13|| ||ozmikey: <franksp><There is an annual chess competition in his memory, the Terrey Shaw Memorial Shield.>|
And it's taking place tomorrow, at my school. Very proud to be involved in this annual tribute to a fine master and a wonderful man.
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