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S Gordon 
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Stephen Gordon
Number of games in database: 316
Years covered: 1995 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2499 (2487 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2556
Overall record: +132 -58 =123 (61.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      3 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (19) 
    E92 E94 E90 E97 E81
 English (17) 
    A13 A11 A15 A14
 Slav (13) 
    D15 D12 D11 D10 D17
 Queen's Gambit Declined (12) 
    D30 D37 D39 D06 D38
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A40 A41 D02 A50 A45
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (64) 
    B90 B22 B94 B42 B23
 Nimzo Indian (21) 
    E34 E48 E46 E20 E42
 Queen's Pawn Game (19) 
    D02 A45 D04 A46 A40
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
    B90 B94 B91
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E15 E12
 English (6) 
    A13 A15 A17 A14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Gordon vs Emms, 2004 1-0
   S Gordon vs Short, 2006 1/2-1/2
   D Eggleston vs S Gordon, 2009 0-1
   McShane vs S Gordon, 2006 1/2-1/2

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

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(born Sep-04-1986, 29 years old) United Kingdom

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

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 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 316  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. S Gordon vs J Donaldson  0-149 1995 Bermuda-BA02 Bird's Opening
2. S Gordon vs A Hoffmann  0-119 1999 CN..0.00165C50 Giuoco Piano
3. S Gordon vs B Valentine  1-035 2002 4NCL/Div3/3CS2 vs. MKEA20 English
4. P W Hempson vs S Gordon  0-162 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsE15 Queen's Indian
5. S Gordon vs T Rendle  ½-½50 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
6. D Gormally vs S Gordon  1-040 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
7. A Summerscale vs S Gordon 1-055 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsA13 English
8. S Gordon vs J Sisask  1-033 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsA28 English
9. S Gordon vs S Haslinger  0-134 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. A Ledger vs S Gordon  1-056 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsA07 King's Indian Attack
11. R Martyn vs S Gordon  0-153 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
12. S Gordon vs Emms 1-040 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. S Gordon vs M Quinn  ½-½42 2004 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
14. S Conquest vs S Gordon  1-038 2005 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsB54 Sicilian
15. S Gordon vs G Johnsen  ½-½44 2005 Hastings Chess CongressA80 Dutch
16. J Rowson vs S Gordon  1-039 2005 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsA45 Queen's Pawn Game
17. S Gordon vs P Littlewood  ½-½80 2005 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. S Gordon vs R Pert 1-031 2005 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsD85 Grunfeld
19. F J Kwiatkowski vs S Gordon  0-143 2005 Hastings Chess CongressB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
20. D Mason vs S Gordon  ½-½104 2005 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsB22 Sicilian, Alapin
21. S Williams vs S Gordon  0-147 2005 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsE70 King's Indian
22. S Gordon vs D Haydon  1-053 2005 Hastings Chess CongressD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. S Gordon vs A Stone  1-038 2005 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsE12 Queen's Indian
24. S Gordon vs S Haslinger  0-147 2005 Smith & Williamson British ChampionshipsD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. M Devereaux vs S Gordon  ½-½17 2005 First Saturday SeptemberE12 Queen's Indian
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 316  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-12-06  BIDMONFA: Stephen Gordon

GORDON, Stephen J.

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)

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  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 :

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: . . .


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.
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