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Leighton Williams
Number of games in database: 35
Years covered: 1992 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2402

Overall record: +11 -15 =9 (44.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (4) 
    B90 B84 B89 B87
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (6) 
    B40 B25 B22 B89
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   L Williams vs V Grechihin, 2002 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)

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(born Feb-23-1977, 41 years old) United Kingdom

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International Master from Wales. He also has an account here: User: Leighton Williams. Welsh champion in 2000, 2005 and 2008 (=James E Cobb).

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 35  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Williams vs G Morris  ½-½401992WLS-chB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
2. L Williams vs S Williams  ½-½111995Hastings Challengers 9596A96 Dutch, Classical Variation
3. Hebden vs L Williams  1-0291995BCF-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. L Williams vs L Roos  ½-½261996EUCup Gr4A95 Dutch, Stonewall
5. M Sjoberg vs L Williams  1-0351996EUCup Gr4E73 King's Indian
6. L Williams vs B Abramovic  0-1511996EUCup Gr4E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
7. L Williams vs T Gelashvili  0-1261997Ikaria opA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
8. Z Kozul vs L Williams  1-055200034th OlympiadE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
9. I White vs L Williams 0-1172001WLS-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. Harikrishna vs L Williams  ½-½452002Bled OlympiadE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
11. A G Aleksandrov vs L Williams 1-0392002Bled OlympiadE00 Queen's Pawn Game
12. L Williams vs E Dervishi  0-1512002Bled OlympiadD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. L Williams vs D Sharavdorj  ½-½542002Bled OlympiadE92 King's Indian
14. M Belli Pino vs L Williams  ½-½222002Bled OlympiadB40 Sicilian
15. L Williams vs V Grechihin 1-0312002Bled OlympiadC00 French Defense
16. J Bourne vs L Williams  0-1342004Wales Fishguard opC33 King's Gambit Accepted
17. Kiril D Georgiev vs L Williams  1-055200436th OlympiadE00 Queen's Pawn Game
18. L Williams vs R Frick  ½-½60200436th OlympiadD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. O de la Riva Aguado vs L Williams 1-015200436th OlympiadB40 Sicilian
20. L Williams vs Ermenkov 0-136200436th OlympiadB89 Sicilian
21. S Kawuma vs L Williams  0-162200436th OlympiadB07 Pirc
22. L Williams vs Baburin 0-139200436th OlympiadB03 Alekhine's Defense
23. E Dervishi vs L Williams  ½-½57200436th OlympiadB89 Sicilian
24. L Williams vs T Thamtavatvorn  1-020200436th OlympiadC16 French, Winawer
25. L Williams vs G van der Stricht  0-152200436th OlympiadB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  pawn to QB4: Anyone from Wales following the performance of this man at the Olympiad? After 8 rounds he's by a long way scoring the top rating performance by a British player or an IM from anywhere.
May-29-06  crwynn: Aleksandrov follows standard GM strategy against weaker players of trading to boring endgame and grinding them to death (Aleksandrov vs L Williams, 2006) - then adds a little twist on move 30. He's making some odd bishop moves in this Olympiad....

But L Williams vs F Amonatov, 2006 is the kinda game everyone loves to play. Or watch. Black's final move is a bit odd though...a fit of pique?

He certainly is having a great olympiad so far.

Feb-21-07  BIDMONFA: Leighton Williams

WILLIAMS, Leighton

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  wordfunph: IM Leighton Williams --- Moscow 1994 Olympiad 1st Reserve Board Gold Medalist with 6/7.
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