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Curt Justin Brasket
Number of games in database: 112
Years covered: 1951 to 2001
Last FIDE rating: 2159
Highest rating achieved in database: 2312
Overall record: +45 -38 =29 (53.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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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 5; games 1-25 of 112  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Sandrin vs C Brasket  1-040 1951 52nd US OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
2. C Brasket vs R Brieger  ½-½35 1951 52nd US OpenC42 Petrov Defense
3. B Stevens vs C Brasket  ½-½40 1951 52nd US OpenC20 King's Pawn Game
4. A Liepnieks vs C Brasket  1-048 1951 52nd US OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. C Brasket vs A Coles  1-037 1951 52nd US OpenC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. G Hartleb vs C Brasket  0-120 1951 52nd US OpenE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
7. C Brasket vs A Spiller 1-023 1951 52nd US OpenB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
8. H Fajans vs C Brasket 1-051 1951 52nd US OpenC29 Vienna Gambit
9. G L Weaver vs C Brasket  0-123 1952 US OpenB72 Sicilian, Dragon
10. P Le Cornu vs C Brasket  1-047 1952 53rd US OpenD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. C Brasket vs J F Donovan  0-147 1952 US OpenB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
12. C Brasket vs E Hearst  ½-½25 1952 53rd US OpenC48 Four Knights
13. R Hurttlen vs C Brasket  ½-½62 1952 US OpenC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
14. C Brasket vs Mednis  1-073 1952 53rd US OpenC18 French, Winawer
15. J Piatigorsky vs C Brasket  ½-½34 1952 53rd US OpenB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
16. C Brasket vs A Spiller  ½-½36 1952 53rd US OpenB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
17. M Fleischer vs C Brasket  0-152 1952 53rd US OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. C Brasket vs L T Magee  1-041 1952 53rd US OpenC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
19. C Brasket vs Dake  1-036 1953 U. S. Open ChampionshipA25 English
20. C Brasket vs I A Horowitz  ½-½73 1953 54th US OpenA25 English
21. E Zemgalis vs C Brasket  0-137 1953 US OpenD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. Shainswit vs C Brasket  0-136 1953 US OpenD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
23. C Brasket vs J O'Keefe  ½-½35 1953 54th US OpenD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Kevitz vs C Brasket  1-036 1953 US OpenA15 English
25. C Brasket vs Larry Evans  1-058 1953 US OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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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.
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  HeMateMe: Thanks Gents, much appreciated.
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  GrahamClayton: Photo;(Curt on the right):

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  Caissanist: Obituary here by Sean Nagle , with many annotated games: .
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