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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).

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R W Smith vs P Garbett  0-180 1976 North Island ChA48 King's Indian
2. A G Kerr vs R W Smith  ½-½42 1976 North Island ChB02 Alekhine's Defense
3. R W Smith vs K Jensen 0-137 1976 3rd Winstones TournamentB06 Robatsch
4. R K N Lanning vs R W Smith  ½-½27 1976 North Island ChB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
5. W Wilson vs R W Smith  0-125 1976 Auckland Open ChB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
6. R L Perry vs R W Smith  ½-½31 1976 North Island ChB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
7. A Day vs R W Smith  1-034 1976 Auckland Summer CupB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
8. A Pool vs R W Smith 0-115 1976 North Island ChD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
9. R W Smith vs J Cooper  0-132 1976 OlympiadC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
10. I Saren vs R W Smith  1-031 1976 Haifa (ol)B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
11. R W Smith vs V Small  ½-½45 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
12. R W Smith vs P Clemance  0-160 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
13. R W Smith vs J N Metge  0-132 1977 4th Winstones TtC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
14. J Delamarre vs R W Smith  0-130 1977 Wijk-aan-Zee, The NetherlandsB03 Alekhine's Defense
15. Chandler vs R W Smith  1-048 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipB72 Sicilian, Dragon
16. R W Smith vs K Jensen  0-130 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
17. B R Anderson vs R W Smith  0-144 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
18. R W Smith vs R L Perry  ½-½37 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. P Garbett vs R W Smith  0-137 1978 5th Winstones TtA28 English
20. E M Green vs R W Smith  1-041 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipE82 King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation
21. L Aptekar vs R W Smith  0-129 1978 Auckland Open ChE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
22. R W Smith vs O Sarapu  0-122 1978 Interclub MatchA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
23. P Mataga vs R W Smith  1-051 1978 Labour Weekend TtB22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. R W Smith vs O Sarapu  0-127 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
25. P Garbett vs R W Smith  1-086 1978 New Zealand ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
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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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