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Curt Justin Brasket
Number of games in database: 99
Years covered: 1951 to 2001
Last FIDE rating: 2159
Highest rating achieved in database: 2312
Overall record: +40 -36 =23 (52.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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(born Dec-07-1932, died Jan-24-2014, 81 years old) United States of America

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In 1952, Curt Brasket won the US Junior Championship, held in Omaha. He was awarded the FIDE master title in 1984. He won the Minnesota state chess championship 16 times.

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 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 99  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. C Brasket vs A Coles  1-037 1951 52nd US OpenC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. A Liepnieks vs C Brasket  1-048 1951 52nd US OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. H Fajans vs C Brasket  1-051 1951 52nd US OpenC29 Vienna Gambit
4. B Stevens vs C Brasket  ½-½40 1951 52nd US OpenC20 King's Pawn Game
5. C Brasket vs R Brieger  ½-½35 1951 52nd US OpenC42 Petrov Defense
6. C Brasket vs A Spiller 1-023 1951 52nd US OpenB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
7. A Sandrin vs C Brasket  1-040 1951 52nd US OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
8. G Hartleb vs C Brasket  0-120 1951 52nd US OpenE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
9. C Brasket vs J F Donovan  0-147 1952 US OpenB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
10. E Zemgalis vs C Brasket  0-137 1953 US OpenD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. C Brasket vs Dake  1-036 1953 U. S. Open ChampionshipA25 English
12. C Brasket vs Joseph Shaffer  1-056 1953 US OpenC45 Scotch Game
13. J Sherwin vs C Brasket  0-143 1953 US OpenB72 Sicilian, Dragon
14. Shainswit vs C Brasket  0-136 1953 US OpenD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
15. C Brasket vs Larry Evans  1-058 1953 US OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. Kevitz vs C Brasket  1-036 1953 US OpenA15 English
17. G Tiers vs C Brasket  0-133 1958 59th US OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
18. H Gross vs C Brasket  ½-½50 1958 59th US OpenB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
19. C Brasket vs Mednis  ½-½51 1958 59th US OpenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. C Brasket vs A Kaufman  0-143 1958 59th US OpenB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
21. R J Gross vs C Brasket  0-153 1958 59th US OpenE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
22. C Brasket vs H Borochow  1-041 1958 US OpenA10 English
23. O Ulvestad vs C Brasket  ½-½43 1958 59th US OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
24. Robert E Byrne vs C Brasket  1-048 1958 59th US OpenE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
25. C Brasket vs I Theodorovich  1-048 1958 59th US OpenB32 Sicilian
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Jan-12-08  Resignation Trap: Curt Brasket was born December 7, 1932 in Tracy, Minnesota. Awarded the FM title in 1984.
Feb-08-08  HeMateMe: Thanks Gents, much appreciated.
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  GrahamClayton: Photo;(Curt on the right):

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