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Stephen Gordon
S Gordon 
Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  
Number of games in database: 335
Years covered: 1999 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2539 (2479 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2556

Overall record: +143 -57 =130 (63.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (19) 
    E92 E94 E90 E81 E97
 English (18) 
    A13 A11 A14 A15 A10
 Slav (13) 
    D15 D12 D11 D10 D17
 Queen's Gambit Declined (11) 
    D30 D37 D06 D38 D39
 Grunfeld (10) 
    D85 D97 D80 D86
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E33 E32 E36 E20 E39
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (64) 
    B90 B22 B94 B51 B23
 Nimzo Indian (26) 
    E46 E34 E20 E42 E48
 Sicilian Najdorf (21) 
    B90 B94 B91
 Queen's Pawn Game (18) 
    D02 A45 D04 A46 A40
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E15 E12
 King's Indian Attack (8) 
    A07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   McShane vs S Gordon, 2006 1/2-1/2
   S Gordon vs D Rogozenco, 2009 1-0
   S Gordon vs Emms, 2004 1-0
   D Eggleston vs S Gordon, 2009 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   British Championship (2012)
   European Union Individual Championship (2006)
   100th British Championship (2013)
   British Championship (2007)
   Smith & Williamson British Championship (2005)
   British Championship (2011)
   British Championship (2010)
   Hastings 2008/09 (2009)
   British Championship (2009)
   British Championship (2006)
   Hastings 2005/06 (2006)
   Smith & Williamson British Championship (2004)
   French Team Championship (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2013)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2014)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 4NCL 2017/18
   S Gordon vs D Gormally (May-07-18) 1-0
   J Rudd vs S Gordon (May-06-18) 0-1
   S Gordon vs A Greet (May-05-18) 1-0
   S Gordon vs A Hill (Mar-18-18) 1-0
   J Richardson vs S Gordon (Mar-17-18) 1/2-1/2

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STEPHEN GORDON
(born Sep-04-1986, 32 years old) United Kingdom

[what is this?]
Stephen J. Gordon is a GM from Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. In 2012, he was coach/captain of the English Women's Olympiad team.

Wikipedia article: Stephen J. Gordon


 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 335  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Gordon vs A Hoffmann  0-1191999CN..0.00165C50 Giuoco Piano
2. S Gordon vs B Valentine  1-03520024NCL/Div3/3CS2 vs. MKEA20 English
3. P W Hempson vs S Gordon  0-1622004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
4. S Gordon vs Emms 1-0402004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Ledger vs S Gordon  1-0562004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
6. S Gordon vs J Sisask  1-0332004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipA28 English
7. D Gormally vs S Gordon  1-0402004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
8. S Gordon vs M Quinn  ½-½422004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. R Martyn vs S Gordon  0-1532004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
10. S Gordon vs S Haslinger  0-1342004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. A Summerscale vs S Gordon 1-0552004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipA13 English
12. S Gordon vs T Rendle  ½-½502004Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
13. G Taylor vs S Gordon  0-1342005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
14. S Gordon vs A Stone  1-0382005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
15. D Mason vs S Gordon  ½-½1042005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. S Gordon vs P Littlewood  ½-½802005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. S Conquest vs S Gordon  1-0382005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
18. S Gordon vs A Therrien  1-0342005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
19. S Williams vs S Gordon  0-1472005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipE70 King's Indian
20. S Gordon vs R Pert 1-0312005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
21. J Rowson vs S Gordon  1-0392005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
22. S Gordon vs C G Ward  1-0512005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
23. S Gordon vs S Haslinger  0-1472005Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. M Devereaux vs S Gordon  ½-½172005First Saturday SeptemberE12 Queen's Indian
25. S Gordon vs G Johnsen  ½-½442005Hastings 2005/06A80 Dutch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-12-06  BIDMONFA: Stephen Gordon

GORDON, Stephen J.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/gordon_step...
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Aug-09-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Peligroso Patzer: Gordon had a nice win today in the British Championships on the Black side of a Najdorf Sicilian against pre-round tournament leader GM Jacob Aagaard to pull even with him for a share of first. They will likely be joined for a share of the lead by IM Stewart Haslinger, who seems headed for a draw against Kosten.
Aug-09-07  GBKnight: In fact Kosten squeezed a win against Haslinger, so its Gordon and Aagaard leading going into the last round, although they have already played. A good chance for either of them to win it outright, but I expect to see some last round draws...
Aug-10-07  Ezzy: I'm rooting for Gordon to win it. He lives only 10 miles from me. A lancashire lad (from Oldham).

Haslinger is also a Lancashire lad (from Formby)

Aug-10-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Peligroso Patzer: <GBKnight: In fact Kosten squeezed a win against Haslinger *** >

Yes, my posting from yesterday proved once again the wisdom of Sam Goldwyn's admonition: "Be very careful when making predictions, especially about the future." Once Haslinger played 51. ... axb4 (allowing Kosten to reply 52. cxb4 obtaining connected passed pawns on the a- and b-files) White was winning. (I wonder if Haslinger could have held with 51. ... Kd6.)

Aug-10-07  GBKnight: Watching the final round live on the ECF website :
thehttp://www.bcfservices.org.uk/livec...

Gordon looks like he has a good chance to win this position against Kosten. Aargaard looks to be winning now against Flear, so Gordon needs to win to share first place.

Aug-10-07  GBKnight: Aagaard won against Flear, but Stephen could not quite win after Kosten got tremendous counterplay and had to take a draw, but still a very creditable 2nd place with Rowson.
Jun-22-09  myschkin: . . .

Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephe...

Dec-10-10  BobCrisp: Currently commentating on the <London Chess Classic>. He's now a GM.
Aug-03-12  Cibator: Not the most informative biog on the site. Even Brian Eley (1972 champion) gets an inch more in his single line.
May-20-17  Paint My Dragon: A rare outing for Stephen at the <Llucmajor Open> (Mallorca) this week, where his classy round 7 win against <Evgeny Romanov> was followed by a draw with <Imre Hera>. Keeps him in contention for the prizes going into tomorrow's final round. He was joined today on the top boards by girlfriend <Sophie Milliet>.

<En Passant>
It seems likely that the first 2 games given in his games collection belong to Stephen P Gordon, the chess book author.

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