Robert Wayne Smith
Number of games in database: 351
Years covered: 1976 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2250
Highest rating achieved in database: 2316
Overall record: +145 -119 =87 (53.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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(born Mar-15-1956) New Zealand

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Robert Wayne Smith was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1956. An 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.

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 351  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R K N Lanning vs R W Smith  ½-½27 1976 North Island ChB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
2. R W Smith vs K Jensen 0-137 1976 3rd Winstones TournamentB06 Robatsch
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 Pool vs R W Smith 0-115 1976 North Island ChD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
6. I Saren vs R W Smith  1-031 1976 Haifa (ol)B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
7. R W Smith vs P Garbett  0-180 1976 North Island ChA48 King's Indian
8. A Day vs R W Smith  1-034 1976 Auckland Summer CupB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
9. R W Smith vs J Cooper  0-132 1976 OlympiadC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
10. A G Kerr vs R W Smith  ½-½42 1976 North Island ChB02 Alekhine's Defense
11. J Delamarre vs R W Smith  0-130 1977 Wijk-aan-Zee, The NetherlandsB03 Alekhine's Defense
12. R W Smith vs P Clemance  0-160 1977 85th New Zealand ChB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
13. Chandler vs R W Smith  1-048 1977 85th New Zealand ChB72 Sicilian, Dragon
14. R W Smith vs K Jensen  0-130 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
15. B R Anderson vs R W Smith  0-144 1977 85th New Zealand ChA04 Reti Opening
16. R W Smith vs J N Metge  0-132 1977 4th Winstones TtC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
17. R W Smith vs V Small  ½-½45 1977 85th New Zealand ChB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
18. R W Smith vs R L Perry  ½-½37 1978 85th New Zealand ChC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. E M Green vs R W Smith  1-041 1978 85th New Zealand ChE82 King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation
20. R W Smith vs O Sarapu  0-127 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
21. R W Smith vs J Cater  1-033 1978 Waitemata CC ChD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. P Garbett vs R W Smith  1-086 1978 85th New Zealand ChB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
23. P Garbett vs R W Smith  0-137 1978 5th Winstones TtA28 English
24. R W Smith vs P W Stuart  0-122 1978 85th New Zealand ChB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
25. C Laird vs R W Smith  ½-½59 1978 85th New Zealand ChA40 Queen's Pawn Game
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  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.

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  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>.
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  Richard Taylor: Yes two common names in English. Like my name also! But Richard has a kingly sound!
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