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Shaun Press
Number of games in database: 73
Years covered: 1988 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 1935 (2043 rapid, 1987 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2098
Overall record: +17 -27 =29 (43.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C45 Scotch Game (4 games)
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C46 Three Knights (2 games)
B32 Sicilian (2 games)
D00 Queen's Pawn Game (2 games)
C55 Two Knights Defense (2 games)
D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted (2 games)

   🏆 Chess Olympiad
   S Press vs Abdulrahman A Masrahi (Oct-05-18) 0-1
   J Dempsey vs S Press (Oct-04-18) 1/2-1/2
   S Press vs Mohamed Lemine Cheikhna (Oct-03-18) 0-1
   S Press vs Angelo Salvadora (Oct-01-18) 1-0
   O Croes vs S Press (Sep-30-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-09-1966, 52 years old) Papua New Guinea (federation/nationality Australia)

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FIDE Master, International Arbiter and FIDE Trainer. Shaun represented Papua New Guinea in seven Olympiads between 2000 and 2012.

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Last updated: 2018-06-23 05:08:52

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 73  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Grcic vs S Press  1-0371988Belconnen MastersC55 Two Knights Defense
2. S Press vs Ramakrishna  1-0331995Superleague IIC33 King's Gambit Accepted
3. S Press vs G Oliver  1-0192003Club matchC11 French
4. S Press vs A Abolianin  0-125200436th OlympiadA40 Queen's Pawn Game
5. D Gajadin vs S Press 0-134200436th OlympiadC57 Two Knights
6. S Press vs R A Juarez Flores  ½-½56200436th OlympiadB06 Robatsch
7. D Malla vs S Press  0-131200436th OlympiadC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
8. S Press vs J Mukabi  ½-½33200436th OlympiadD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. A Borg vs S Press  1-036200436th OlympiadE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
10. S Press vs M Merritt  0-147200436th OlympiadB32 Sicilian
11. E Niyontegereje vs S Press  0-141200436th OlympiadC55 Two Knights Defense
12. S Press vs L Mueller  0-138200436th OlympiadB32 Sicilian
13. C Allor vs S Press  ½-½15200436th OlympiadC45 Scotch Game
14. S Press vs A J Fulton  1-021200436th OlympiadB30 Sicilian
15. S Press vs Manoj Kumar  1-029200436th OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. J M Cummins vs S Press  ½-½12200436th OlympiadC45 Scotch Game
17. J F Cubas vs S Press 1-033200637th Chess OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
18. K Shrestha vs S Press  ½-½50200637th Chess OlympiadC45 Scotch Game
19. S Press vs P J Kirby  ½-½22200637th Chess OlympiadB42 Sicilian, Kan
20. Daryl Allen vs S Press  0-137200637th Chess OlympiadC47 Four Knights
21. S Press vs J Hawes  ½-½18200637th Chess OlympiadB06 Robatsch
22. N Faulks vs S Press  ½-½30200637th Chess OlympiadC27 Vienna Game
23. S Press vs P M Singe  ½-½37200637th Chess OlympiadC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
24. P Meier vs S Press  ½-½35200637th Chess OlympiadC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. S Press vs M Lettsome  ½-½34200637th Chess OlympiadB33 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  wordfunph: Two players, Shaun Press of Papua New Guinea and Bobby Miller of Bermuda, refused, for various reasons, to submit urine samples for analysis. Both players appeared before a FIDE disciplinary panel, which decided to cancel the players' performances Press had scored 7.5 over 14 games, while Miller had scored 3.5 points over 9 games), reducing the final score of Papua New Guinea to 15.5 (from 23.0) and that of Bermuda to 18.5 (from 22.0).
Oct-10-08  gazzawhite: Ah, that was for the 2004 Chess Olympiad, right?
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  GrahamClayton: <gazzawhite>Ah, that was for the 2004 Chess Olympiad, right?

Yes, the 36th Olympiad in Calvia.

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His opponent in this game that was played at the Calvia Olympiad, D Gajadin vs S Press, 2004, was on the panel and cast the deciding vote to cancel all Shaun's games from the Olympiad.

As <FSR> mentioned: <Evidently the concept of "conflict of interest" is unknown to Dr. Gajadin.>

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  wordfunph: Shaun Press' chessexpress..

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  OhioChessFan: Hmmmmmmmmmm
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