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Robert Wayne Smith
Number of games in database: 365
Years covered: 1976 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2215 (2213 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2316
Overall record: +151 -121 =93 (54.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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ROBERT WAYNE SMITH
(born Mar-15-1956, 58 years old) New Zealand

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Robert Wayne Smith was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1956. A FIDE master, he was joint New Zealand Champion with Russell John Dive and Martin P Dreyer in 1995-96. He is the husband of Vivian Smith and is also a former President of the New Zealand Chess Federation. Smith is also a FIDE Trainer (2005) and an International Organizer (2011).

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 365  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R W Smith vs K Jensen 0-137 1976 3rd Winstones TournamentB06 Robatsch
2. R K N Lanning vs R W Smith  ½-½27 1976 North Island ChB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
3. W Wilson vs R W Smith  0-125 1976 Auckland Open ChB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
4. R L Perry vs R W Smith  ½-½31 1976 North Island ChB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
5. A Day vs R W Smith  1-034 1976 Auckland Summer CupB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
6. A Pool vs R W Smith 0-115 1976 North Island ChD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
7. R W Smith vs J Cooper  0-132 1976 OlympiadC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
8. I Saren vs R W Smith  1-031 1976 Haifa (ol)B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
9. R W Smith vs P Garbett  0-180 1976 North Island ChA48 King's Indian
10. A G Kerr vs R W Smith  ½-½42 1976 North Island ChB02 Alekhine's Defense
11. R W Smith vs P Clemance  0-160 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
12. R W Smith vs J N Metge  0-132 1977 4th Winstones TtC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
13. J Delamarre vs R W Smith  0-130 1977 Wijk-aan-Zee, The NetherlandsB03 Alekhine's Defense
14. Chandler vs R W Smith  1-048 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipB72 Sicilian, Dragon
15. R W Smith vs K Jensen  0-130 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
16. B R Anderson vs R W Smith  0-144 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
17. R W Smith vs V Small  ½-½45 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
18. L Aptekar vs R W Smith  0-129 1978 Auckland Open ChE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
19. R W Smith vs O Sarapu  0-122 1978 Interclub MatchA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
20. P Mataga vs R W Smith  1-051 1978 Labour Weekend TtB22 Sicilian, Alapin
21. R W Smith vs O Sarapu  0-127 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
22. P Garbett vs R W Smith  1-086 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
23. R W Smith vs P W Stuart  0-122 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
24. C Laird vs R W Smith  ½-½59 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
25. R W Smith vs J Cater  1-033 1978 Waitemata CC ChD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Bob Smith was competing today in Howick Pakuranga Chess Club's Latvian Gambit Tournament. Happy birthday Bob.

Richard Taylor, David Taylor and myself were among the chessgames members who were also there.

Mar-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: Good to see Bob's games here!
Mar-15-09  blacksburg: <Bob Smith> - most boring chess name ever. needs to be changed to <smithovitchikoviko>.
Dec-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: Yes two common names in English. Like my name also! But Richard has a kingly sound!
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