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Richmond Phiri
  
Number of games in database: 33
Years covered: 2006 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2307 (2258 rapid, 2293 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2330

Overall record: +12 -14 =7 (47.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (4) 
    E95 E97 E92
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A46 A40 E00
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (8) 
    B43 B20 B40 B42 B27
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
    B43 B42
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NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   Commonwealth and South African Open (2011)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Henry Chilufya Mem
   R Phiri vs A Adly (Oct-25-17) 0-1
   A Gupta vs R Phiri (Oct-20-17) 0-1
   R Phiri vs Kiriakov (Oct-20-17) 1/2-1/2
   R Phiri vs D Chinasamy (Sep-13-16) 1-0
   K Farazi vs R Phiri (Sep-11-16) 1-0

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RICHMOND PHIRI
(born 1988) Zambia

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FIDE Master (2007); International Master (2015).

Richmond Phiri won his FM title for his results at the 37th Chess Olympiad (2006) in Turin and his IM title by winning Zonal 4.3 in April 2015 in Blantyre in Malawi, which he did so with a score of 8.5/9, easily the best result of his career. The win at Zonal 4.3 qualified him to compete in the World Cup (2015) where he met Hikaru Nakamura in the first round, losing his mini-match 2-0 and bowing out of the event.

In the month prior to the Zonal, he won the Nkwazi Closed International 2015 in Zambia on tiebreak with 4.5/6.


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 33  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Phiri vs R Dos Ramos  1-032200637th Chess OlympiadE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. R Phiri vs M Florentiades  1-037200637th Chess OlympiadD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
3. F Molina vs R Phiri  0-130200637th Chess OlympiadA13 English
4. R Phiri vs D Ristovich  1-0612011Commonwealth and South African OpenD75 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
5. R Phiri vs P van der Walt  1-0472011Commonwealth and South African OpenE00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. I Furtado vs R Phiri  ½-½582011Commonwealth and South African OpenD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. E Takawira vs R Phiri  ½-½422011Commonwealth and South African OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
8. N Siddiqui vs R Phiri  0-1302011Commonwealth and South African OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
9. B Mudongo vs R Phiri  0-1242011Commonwealth and South African OpenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
10. R Phiri vs G Jones 0-1372011Commonwealth and South African OpenE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
11. J Wilken vs R Phiri  0-1602011Commonwealth and South African OpenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. R Phiri vs S Prathamesh  0-1372011Commonwealth and South African OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Tkachiev vs R Phiri  1-0332014Chess OlympiadE16 Queen's Indian
14. R Phiri vs Jun Hyeok Lee  0-1362014Chess OlympiadD85 Grunfeld
15. R Phiri vs B Takyrbashev  1-0562014Chess OlympiadE92 King's Indian
16. I Salgado Lopez vs R Phiri  1-0452014Chess OlympiadB40 Sicilian
17. R Phiri vs Khaled Akhras  1-0242014Chess OlympiadE14 Queen's Indian
18. R Phiri vs C Daly  ½-½762014Chess OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
19. L Cerbulenco vs R Phiri  1-0572014Chess OlympiadB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. R Phiri vs Nakamura 0-1402015World CupE15 Queen's Indian
21. Nakamura vs R Phiri 1-0522015World CupB42 Sicilian, Kan
22. R Phiri vs D Svetushkin  ½-½492016Chess OlympiadD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
23. Stanislav Babarykin vs R Phiri  1-0702016Chess OlympiadB27 Sicilian
24. D Collutiis vs R Phiri  1-0542016Chess OlympiadA00 Uncommon Opening
25. V Giasi vs R Phiri  ½-½342016Chess OlympiadB20 Sicilian
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 33  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-12-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: If Phiri was born in 1998, as his biog says, then playing in the 4NCL in 2001 was precocious.
Aug-12-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: <Domdaniel> FIDE lists him as born in 1988, not 1998... but he still didn't play in the 4NCL. That was Peter Richmond (http://www.4ncl.co.uk/pre2010/downl...).
Aug-13-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: <Switch> Thanks ... I'd found the 1988 date on the FIDE site, but I wasn't aware of the Richmond error. I think I played him once, in a casual game.

Have you pinged in an error report?

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