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Peter Wykeham Stuart
Number of games in database: 240
Years covered: 1964 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 1981 (1983 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2225
Overall record: +63 -81 =96 (46.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A28 English (17 games)
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B40 Sicilian (10 games)
B44 Sicilian (7 games)
A21 English (7 games)
E73 King's Indian (7 games)
A36 English (6 games)
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   A Huang vs P W Stuart (Oct-05-14) 1-0
   P W Stuart vs H Milligan (Oct-04-14) 1/2-1/2
   Alphaeus Wei Ern Ang vs P W Stuart (Oct-03-14) 1/2-1/2
   P W Stuart vs B Lim (Oct-02-14) 1/2-1/2
   P W Stuart vs C Burns (Oct-01-14) 1-0

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(born Jan-09-1947, 70 years old) New Zealand

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Peter Wykeham Stuart was born in Auckland. He is the current Vice-President of the New Zealand Chess Federation and won the New Zealand Senior Championship in both 2008 and 2009. International Arbiter (2000) and International Organizer (2011).

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 240  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. P W Stuart vs R Taylor 0-128 1964 Auckland EasterE77 King's Indian
2. O Sarapu vs P W Stuart 1-032 1970 77th New Zealand ChampionshipA81 Dutch
3. G Trikaliotis vs P W Stuart  0-168 1972 Friendly MatchB30 Sicilian
4. P W Stuart vs G De La Cruz  1-061 1972 Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 4A12 English with b3
5. P W Stuart vs W Wallbridge  1-021 1972 Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 4A22 English
6. H Pfleger vs P W Stuart  1-025 1972 Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 4B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. P W Stuart vs G Bonner  0-140 1972 Chess Olympiad Final-CA22 English
8. H MacGrillen vs P W Stuart  ½-½67 1972 Chess Olympiad Final-CA95 Dutch, Stonewall
9. O Sarapu vs P W Stuart  ½-½12 1973 80th New Zealand ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
10. P W Stuart vs A Feneridis 1-024 1973 New Zealand ChampionshipA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
11. A Day vs P W Stuart 0-121 1974 New ZelandB33 Sicilian
12. P W Stuart vs R Wansink  ½-½40 1974 New Zealand ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
13. O Sarapu vs P W Stuart 1-034 1974 New Zealand ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
14. R Hoen vs P W Stuart  ½-½22 1974 Olympiad Qualifying Group 6B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
15. A S Segal vs P W Stuart  1-044 1974 Olympiad Final-CD94 Grunfeld
16. E M Green vs P W Stuart  1-039 1976 Auckland University Open TtB44 Sicilian
17. P W Stuart vs P B Weir  0-134 1976 Auckland Open ChA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
18. P W Stuart vs A Hurley 1-041 1976 North Island ChE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
19. P W Stuart vs V Small  1-054 1976 South Island ChampionshipA28 English
20. E M Green vs P W Stuart  ½-½40 1976 Auckland Open ChB30 Sicilian
21. P D Hawkes vs P W Stuart  0-121 1976 North Island ChB30 Sicilian
22. P W Stuart vs P Snelson  1-042 1976 North Shore CC TtA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
23. P W Stuart vs L E Whitehouse  0-135 1976 North Island ChA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
24. P Garbett vs P W Stuart  ½-½35 1976 North Island ChB40 Sicilian
25. G Waite vs P W Stuart  0-134 1976 North Shore Club ChmpB33 Sicilian
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  Benzol: The only man I know of who's read Fine's Basic Chess Endings from cover to cover.
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  Jim Bartle: He must have very strong hands now. It would be a great exercise to hold that book open (at least the edition I had) for so long. You could lose a finger if it got caught when the book snapped shut.
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  Benzol: From the 7th round of the 87th NZ Ch.

A L Carpinter versus P W Stuart

Position after Black's 35th move

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36.Nb3 f4
37.gxf4 gxf4
38.Kd3 fxe3
39.fxe3 h5
40.h3 Ke5
41.Nd4 Bc7
42.Nf3+ Kf5
43.Nh4+ Ke5
44.Ng2 Bd8
45.e4 Bb6
46.Ne3 Bd8
47.Nc4+ Kf4
48.e5 h4
49.Kd4 Kg3
50.e6 Kxh3
51.Nxa5 Kg3
52.Nc4 h3
53.Ne3 Kf3
54.Nf1 Kg2


Instead of 49.Kd4 White might have tried 49.Nxa5 Bxa5 50.e6 Bd8 51.a5 Ke5 52.a6 should win.

At move 50 an alternative 50.Ke3 only draws e.g. 50... Kxh3 51.Kf3 Kh2 52.e6 h3 53.Kf2 Bh4+ 54.Kf1 Kg3 55.Kg1 Kf4 56.Nxa5 Kf5 1/2-1/2.

52.Nc4 is good. If for example 52.Nc6 then 52...Bf6+ 53.Ke3 h3 and Black wins.

- Analysis from the New Zealand Chess Magazine.

Bet Peter was glad he'd studied Fine's Basic Chess Endings.

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  Richard Taylor: Paul there is a new book (Lamprech I think it's by) and shorter but still very good one by Gambit that covers most endings. But point taken. I wished I had studied endings more myself.
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  Richard Taylor: My game is the first game on here!
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