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Gawain Jones
G Jones 
 
Number of games in database: 946
Years covered: 1991 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2665 (2632 rapid, 2689 blitz)
Overall record: +366 -153 =302 (63.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 125 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (127) 
    B23 B40 B51 B20 B30
 French Defense (59) 
    C07 C05 C03 C10 C04
 French Tarrasch (45) 
    C07 C05 C03 C04 C06
 Scotch Game (39) 
    C45
 Caro-Kann (34) 
    B12 B11 B10 B18 B15
 Nimzo Indian (24) 
    E32 E20 E34 E46 E42
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (127) 
    B76 B52 B22 B50 B72
 King's Indian (116) 
    E94 E60 E92 E62 E70
 Sicilian Dragon (59) 
    B76 B72 B70 B78 B77
 Modern Benoni (30) 
    A57 A58 A70 A56 A61
 Ruy Lopez (27) 
    C78 C95 C91 C85 C64
 Queen's Pawn Game (25) 
    A45 A40 A46 D02 A41
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Jones vs Van Wely, 2007 1-0
   D Ledger vs G Jones, 2012 0-1
   Anh Khoi Nguyen vs G Jones, 2016 0-1
   Shabalov vs G Jones, 2016 0-1
   G Jones vs J Reid, 2013 1-0
   G Jones vs G Meier, 2014 1-0
   G Jones vs A Goryachkina, 2016 1-0
   G Jones vs Ju Wenjun, 2016 1-0
   K Bischoff vs G Jones, 2006 0-1
   Yu Yangyi vs G Jones, 2016 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Commonwealth and South African Open (2011)
   New Zealand Open (2016)
   British Championships (2012)
   British Championships (2011)
   2nd Queenstown Chess Classic (2009)
   British Championships (2016)
   Reykjavik Open (2012)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2016)
   PokerStars IoM Masters (2014)
   British Championship (2006)
   British Championship (2009)
   Politiken Cup (2015)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Game's That Enriched My Opening Knowledge ... by Galaxy7
   A English. Reversed Dragon [White] ALPHA by chess.master
   Sicilian Grand Prix Attack by syuanjiang

RECENT GAMES:
   G Jones vs M Ragger (Jan-20-17) 1-0
   B Bok vs G Jones (Jan-19-17) 0-1
   G Jones vs A Tari (Jan-17-17) 1-0
   Smirin vs G Jones (Jan-16-17) 1-0
   G Jones vs S Guramishvili (Jan-15-17) 1-0

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GAWAIN JONES
(born Dec-11-1987, 29 years old) United Kingdom

[what is this?]

Grandmaster (2007). A catalogue of Jones' achievements, starting with winning the U7 London Championship in 1994, can be found at his web site (see below). Jones' recent results include second in the European Union Individual Championships (2006), first equal in the Sydney International Open in March 2008, shared second at the Reykjavik Open (2012) and 7.5/11 at the 13th European Individual Championship (2012). The last mentioned qualified Jones to play in the World Cup (2013); however, he lost in the tiebreaker of the first round match to Russian GM Aleksandr Shimanov. He also played for the Guildford 1 team that won the 2013-14 4NCL. Jones is married to Sue Maroroa.

Jones' website: http://gawainjones.co.uk/

Wikipedia article: Gawain Jones

Last updated: 2016-09-09 09:49:52

 page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 947  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Dzindzichashvili vs G Jones 1-025 1991 Pennsylvania (USA)E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
2. Radjabov vs G Jones 1-019 1997 Wch U10A04 Reti Opening
3. Kasparov vs G Jones 1-055 1998 BT Wireplay challengeB50 Sicilian
4. S Lalic vs G Jones  ½-½78 2001 4NCLB26 Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3
5. S Ledger vs G Jones  0-140 2001 4NCLB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. G Jones vs R Palliser  ½-½24 2001 4NCLB23 Sicilian, Closed
7. T Bromann vs G Jones  1-032 2001 SWYMB50 Sicilian
8. G Jones vs D Ippolito  0-136 2001 SWYMC50 Giuoco Piano
9. M Thiruchelvam vs G Jones  0-130 2001 SWYMB53 Sicilian
10. G Jones vs M Broomfield  0-147 2001 SWYMB03 Alekhine's Defense
11. M Erwich vs G Jones  1-051 2001 SWYMB72 Sicilian, Dragon
12. J Lappage vs G Jones  ½-½22 2001 SWYMB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
13. G Jones vs J Bick  0-169 2001 SWYMC50 Giuoco Piano
14. L Trent vs G Jones 0-152 2001 SWYMB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
15. G Jones vs T Hinks-Edwards  0-149 2001 SWYMB06 Robatsch
16. G Jones vs C Ward  0-140 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB23 Sicilian, Closed
17. E Player vs G Jones 1-041 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB23 Sicilian, Closed
18. G Jones vs D E Rumens  ½-½29 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRC55 Two Knights Defense
19. A Hunt vs G Jones  1-027 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB50 Sicilian
20. G Jones vs J McDonnell  0-160 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB23 Sicilian, Closed
21. M Steadman vs G Jones  ½-½71 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. G Jones vs N Frost  1-037 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB40 Sicilian
23. R Willmoth vs G Jones  ½-½34 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB50 Sicilian
24. D Ledger vs G Jones  0-140 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB23 Sicilian, Closed
25. G Jones vs I Snape  1-027 2001 Smith & Williamson ch-GBRB40 Sicilian
 page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 947  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Aug-15-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Is this Gawain Jones?
Jan-04-05  quXa: Yes, but his rating now is around 2400 :P
Jan-15-05  Resignation Trap: Gawain Jones is now an IM and here is his website: http://www.gawainjones.com .
Apr-12-06  themadhair: He has just recently won the Cork masters.
Apr-12-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Jim Bartle: Game of the Day? Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Apr-26-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  VerdeNotte: hi guys, I'm Gawain Jones btw, just saying hello. Would like to say my results are better than they appear here :)
Apr-26-06  GBKnight: Good to hear from you, Gawain. Congratulations on the IM title ! Can we assume you will be playing in the 'British' this year, and, if so, how do you rate your chances ?
May-30-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  VerdeNotte: Hi,
sorry tried to kib before but might not have worked. Thanks, next stop gm title :P I should be playing the British this year and I'll see how I can do. Rowson if he plays will be favourite again probably. I'd be happy with a top 5 finish.
Aug-16-06  Runemaster: <pedantry alert> Gawain's name on this site "VerdeNotte" translates from Italian as 'green night'. He could take instead the name "CavaliereVerde" which would be 'green knight'.
Aug-16-06  FICSwoodpusher: Congratulations on winning the SA open. Even though this tournament is unheard of internationally, a win is a win.
Aug-21-06  watergun7: Hey Gawain,
Well done at the British, even though u had to take the bye... Hope u become a GM soon.
Sep-13-06  BIDMONFA: Gawain C Jones

JONES, Gawain C.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/jones_gawai...
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May-24-07  protean: Gawain will become a grandmaster after earning his third GM norm at this season's 4NCL.

Congratulations User: VerdeNotte!

May-24-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Knight13: Congratulations on getting your GM norm, man! :)
Aug-18-07  ALEXIN: Great sacrifices in his game against Van Wely: (G Jones vs Van Wely, 2007).
Jan-14-08  waustad: Is Dzindzichashvili vs G Jones really you at that age?
Jul-28-08  Ezzy: Will start favourite for the British championships which start today.
Nov-16-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: BOO! :)
Jan-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Gawain Jones lost today to Victor Mikhalevski in Rd 8 of the Queenstown Classic. The most depressing thing is that the game was only 15 moves. See

http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/qu...

Jun-01-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Congratulations to Gawain Jones who has taken first place in the Waitakere Trust Open in Auckland with a 6-0 clean sweep.
Aug-03-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Peligroso Patzer: <Benzol: Gawain Jones lost today [Jan-22-09] to Victor Mikhalevski in Rd 8 of the Queenstown Classic. The most depressing thing is that the game was only 15 moves. ***>

FWIW, here is a link to the CG page for the referenced game: V Mikhalevski vs G Jones, 2009.

Aug-17-09  Dredge Rivers: Where's Lancelot and Galahad?
Oct-04-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Gawain has just taken first place in the 4th George Trundle NZ Masters Tt.

Congratulations Gawain.

:)

Nov-30-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Gawain played in the South African OPen in mid-2009 via Chesscube, playing his games in the early hours of the morning in Australia. Jones finished 2nd with 9/11, behind Zambian IM Amon Simutowe.
Dec-11-09  abscissa: Happy birthday Gawain!
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