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David H Cummings
Number of games in database: 89
Years covered: 1977 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2336 (2314 rapid, 2292 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2375

Overall record: +32 -30 =26 (51.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (17) 
    A14 A15 A10 A16
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A20 A26 A28 A29
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (12) 
    B42 B40 B44 B48 B22
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D31 D37 D36 D30
 English (5) 
    A13 A16 A15
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    D02 A46 D04
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Cummings vs G Basanta, 1999 1-0
   D Cummings vs S Modwal, 2010 1/2-1/2
   Short vs D Cummings, 1977 0-1
   H Brodie vs D Cummings, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)
   Reykjavik Open (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2001 Canadian open by gauer

   🏆 Reykjavik Open
   D Cummings vs Y Norowitz (Mar-13-18) 1/2-1/2
   E Moradiabadi vs D Cummings (Mar-12-18) 1/2-1/2
   D Cummings vs Hjartarson (Mar-11-18) 1/2-1/2
   Aiden Zhou vs D Cummings (Mar-10-18) 0-1
   D Cummings vs K Sajjadi (Mar-08-18) 1-0

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(born Jan-24-1961, 57 years old) United Kingdom (federation/nationality Canada)

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David H. Cummings was awarded the IM title in 1984. He played for Wales on 1st board at the 1996 Olympiad (scoring 8 points in 13 games) and later moved to and played the alternate for Canada at the 2000 Olympiad (scoring 3 points in 6 games). He tied for share of 1st-2nd with 5/7 (1st on tie-breaks) with Hans Rudolf Jung at the inaugural 2014 (age 50-65 section) of the Canadian senior's championship) and won the Canadian 50+ seniors' section held at British Columbia in June, 2016(6). He later went on (5) to sweep the 2014 PanAm 50+ Senior's championship at Brazil with a score of 7/7.

References: (1), (2) , (3) , (4) , (5) (6) .

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 89  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Cummings vs Plaskett  0-1411977BCF-chA14 English
2. Short vs D Cummings 0-1291977BCF-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
3. D Cummings vs Karpov  0-1421977Lloyds Bank Junior Clock SimulA14 English
4. P Van der Sterren vs D Cummings  ½-½3119782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC18 French, Winawer
5. A J Whiteley vs D Cummings  1-0331979BrightonD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
6. D Cummings vs I D Wells 1-0351979BrightonA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
7. D Cummings vs Fedorowicz  ½-½451979BrightonA15 English
8. D Cummings vs Speelman  0-1281979BrightonA14 English
9. Chandler vs D Cummings  1-0321979BrightonE12 Queen's Indian
10. D Cummings vs L Day  0-1401980BrightonA10 English
11. R Emerson vs D Cummings  1-0261980County ChampionshipB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. M Pein vs D Cummings  ½-½271980BCF-chE15 Queen's Indian
13. Speelman vs D Cummings  1-0441983BCF-chA47 Queen's Indian
14. R Heasman vs D Cummings  1-0551993Berks & BucksA16 English
15. D Cummings vs Petursson  0-1581994opD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. D Cummings vs S C Brown 1-0401994BCF-chA80 Dutch
17. L Christiansen vs D Cummings  ½-½641995AntwerpE77 King's Indian
18. D Cummings vs Peter J Sharp  ½-½521995Maidenhead opE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
19. D Cummings vs G A Timoshenko  0-1371996EUCup Gr7E17 Queen's Indian
20. D Cummings vs I Rogers  ½-½411996OlympiadE10 Queen's Pawn Game
21. D Cummings vs J Rowson  0-1601997BCF-chT 9798 (4NCL)A07 King's Indian Attack
22. Vaisser vs D Cummings  1-0691997EU-chT (Men)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. V Bogdanovski vs D Cummings  1-0551997EU-chT (Men)A07 King's Indian Attack
24. D Cummings vs J Norri  ½-½441997EU-chT (Men)A80 Dutch
25. C Daly vs D Cummings  1-0461997EU-chT (Men)B44 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: David H Cummings
Born 24th January 1961
Awarded the IM title in 1984.
Jan-05-05  weary willy: Is this the player who grew up in Sussex, England ... now emigrated to Canada?!
Jan-05-05  Frank Dixon: Yes, it is the same David Cummings! He played for Canada in the 2000 Olympiad, I believe, and in the 2002 Canadian Championship. He is a solid IM, and has written a recent book on the English. He hasn't been playing much recently. I believe he was born in Canada.
Jan-05-05  Knezh: This is one of the few players on this site that i've had the honour of talking to personally It was at OYCC (Ontario YOuth Chess CHampionship) event.. HE is quite a likeable guy.
Jan-25-05  GBKnight: Its always nice to see recollections of players from the past on this excellent website. I remember David as a junior (late 1970s) and from the UK congress scene around the early 1980s. Very pleasant guy I recall and played very instructive games on the white side of the English Opening and black side of the French.
Jan-24-06  BIDMONFA: David H Cummings


Jan-24-06  Averageguy: There's a David Cumming in my chess club. I don't remember however if he has an "s" on the end of his surname.
Jan-24-09  WhiteRook48: wow. great choice for player of the day.
We are Cummings
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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday!
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