|Dec-29-04|| ||Benzol: Maxwell Leonard Fuller
Born 28th January 1945 in Sydney
He was joint Australian champion in 1971-72.
|Aug-07-05|| ||britny rules: wrong maxwell leonared fuller was born 28.8767 January 1945 in Sydney so there.|
|Aug-08-05|| ||Benzol: I said "I don't get it" and <britny> said "That's right!"|
|Jan-28-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Maxwell Leonard Fuller|
FULLER, Maxwell Leonard
|Jan-28-08|| ||Benzol: As it's his birthday today here's a game of his that's certainly worth a look at.|
Tal vs M Fuller, 1974
|Oct-25-08|| ||GrahamClayton: Fuller also competed in the 1963 World Junior championship at Vrnjacka Banja in Yugoslavia, finishing with a score of 4.5/10 in the B-final.|
Source: Anthony Wright "Australian International Chess: 1946 to 1972". Melbourne 2001
|Jul-22-11|| ||ozmikey: Walking back from work to the train station yesterday, I passed Max going in the opposite direction. The poor bloke looks in a very bad way. Very thin and pale (not to mention walking through the pouring rain without an umbrella or a raincoat), and almost indifferent to his surroundings, as if he'd had a stroke. Anyone know more about his health and general wellbeing lately?|
|Aug-01-13|| ||ozmikey: An update to my post of two years ago:
Again this afternoon I passed Max at almost the same spot, and without going into details he is in a truly heartbreaking physical state. I spoke with him briefly and he said haltingly that he's suffering from a serious heart condition, but is still living on his own. It seemed pretty clear to me that he desperately needs to get into some sort of regular care.
I'm wondering whether other members of the Oz chess community would consider getting a little fund together to allow one of our finest players of yesteryear some dignity in his old age?
|Aug-01-13|| ||twinlark: <ozmikey>
You should raise this in http://www.chesschat.org/. Not many Aussies here.
I remember meeting Max back in the early 1970s, when he was experimenting with the Dragon and at the top of his game.
Hopefully if the Aussie chess community realises his plight, it'll pull together to help him.
|Aug-02-13|| ||ozmikey: <twinlark> I've actually just contacted a couple of people in the Sydney chess community who are/were fairly close to Max to try and get some more information. I could always have gotten a mistaken impression yesterday...but I doubt it.|
|Aug-03-13|| ||twinlark: Keep me in touch, so I can tell people around Canberra. If the hat is passed around, I'm sure a few of us can assist.|
|Aug-27-13|| ||ozmikey: I'm afraid what I feared has come to pass.
Max suffered a stroke sometime before last Thursday when a chess friend came to take him to the funeral of Peter Parr, and found him unconscious. He was taken to hospital and put into palliative care, but he passed away earlier this evening (Australian time).
RIP Max Fuller. A fine player who represented Australia with distinction for decades at Olympiads and other team championships and was a legend of the Sydney chess scene. Altogether a dreadfully sad month for Australian chess with Peter lost to us as well.
|Aug-27-13|| ||Benzol: RIP Max|
|Aug-28-13|| ||Eastfrisian: RIP Mr. Fuller|
|Sep-01-13|| ||Karpova: Obituary by the 'BCM': http://www.britishchessmagazine.co....|
|Sep-01-13|| ||twinlark: OMG....R.I.P Max Fuller.
I remember him well.
|Sep-01-13|| ||wordfunph: RIP FM Max Fuller.|
|Aug-20-14|| ||optimal play: This game is from the 16th Chess Olympiad played in Tel Aviv 1964|
D-Final; 2nd round; 14th November
Max Fuller (Australia) vs Jack Wolpert (South Africa)
[Event "16th Chess Olympiad"]
[Site "Tel Aviv, Israel"]
[White "Maxwell Leonard Fuller"]
[Black "Jack Wolpert"]
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Bc4 a6 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. e5 Ng8 9. Qf3 e6 10. Ne4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qxe5 12. Bc3 Qf5 13. Bxh8 d5 14. Qxf5 gxf5 15. Nf6+ Nxf6 16. Bxf6 dxc4 17. O-O-O Bd7 18. Rd4 c3 19. bxc3 c5 20. Rh4 h6 21. Rh3 Bc6 22. Rg3 Kd7 23. Rd1+ Kc7 24. Be5+ Kb6 25. Bd6 Bd5 26. Rxd5 exd5 27. Rg8 Bxd6 28. Rxa8 Bxh2 29. Rf8 Bg1 30. f3 Be3+ 31. Kd1 Kb5 32. Rxf7 f4 33. Rb7+ Kc4 34. Rb6 a5 35. a4 Kxc3 36. Rb3+ Kc4 37. Rb5 d4 38. Rxa5 d3 39. Ra7 Kc3 40. cxd3 Kxd3 41. Rd7+ Kc4 42. Rb7 1-0
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Fuller was on board 4 and played in three out of six games in the qualifying group stage, finishing with a score of only [+0 =1 -2]
Unfortunately, the rest of the team didn't do much better finishing 7th out of 7 and thus relegated to the D-Final.
However in the D-Final Fuller played in six out of the seven games achieving a perfect score of 6/6
That effort contributed to Australia coming 1st in the D-Final.