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Max Burkett
  
Number of games in database: 20
Years covered: 1960 to 1998
Highest rating achieved in database: 2258
Overall record: +7 -10 =3 (42.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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MAX BURKETT
United States of America

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 page 1 of 1; 20 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Burkett vs George Baylor  0-134196061st US OpenC19 French, Winawer, Advance
2. M Selensky vs M Burkett  ½-½21196162nd US OpenE00 Queen's Pawn Game
3. M Valvo vs M Burkett 1-0121963US IntercollegiateB40 Sicilian
4. M Burkett vs P Herbers  1-014196667th US OpenC17 French, Winawer, Advance
5. Saidy vs M Burkett  1-043196667th US OpenE46 Nimzo-Indian
6. M Burkett vs G LeCompte  0-133196667th US OpenC13 French
7. M Burkett vs D Fritzinger 0-1271969San FranciscoC23 Bishop's Opening
8. M Burkett vs M Diesen  0-132197172nd US OpenC17 French, Winawer, Advance
9. D J Sajkowski vs M Burkett 0-1221996CM..0.00012C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
10. M Fahrbach vs M Burkett ½-½381996CM..0.00013C28 Vienna Game
11. Z Kardkovacs vs M Burkett  0-1281996CM..0.00012C50 Giuoco Piano
12. M Burkett vs H E van Kempen  0-1221996CM..0.00013B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
13. M Burkett vs M Reijnen  1-0121996CM..0.00012C24 Bishop's Opening
14. M Burkett vs R Dournes  1-0451996CM..0.00013C56 Two Knights
15. M Burkett vs R Cunningham  1-0481996CM..0.00012B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
16. G Borg vs M Burkett  1-0361996CM..0.00013A90 Dutch
17. M Burkett vs D Blair  1-0431996CM..0.00012B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
18. A Valverde Toresano vs M Burkett  ½-½301996CM..0.00012C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
19. M Pecha vs M Burkett  1-0221996CM..0.00013C80 Ruy Lopez, Open
20. J S Morgado vs M Burkett 1-0651998WC..F.00001C80 Ruy Lopez, Open
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-08-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: "An Internet friend of mine, Max Burkett from Missoula, Montana, tends to say he played once in a tournament with Bobby Fischer and that he finished above him. Burkett finished 17th out of 25, Fischer 20th. It was the American youth championship in 1955, played in Lincoln, Nebraska, where the 16-year-old Max played for New Mexico, and the 12-year-old Bobby for New York. They took both 5 out of 10, but Burkett had better tie-break points. He remembers "proto-Bobby," which he never met again after that tournament, as a nice kid. They did not play against each other, but outside the official games they played blitz, and they also played table tennis. Burkett won five dollars from Fischer, but he had to give it back from the tournament director, Aleksandrs Liepnieks."

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Oct-08-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Abdel Irada: I had the experience in 1989 of meeting Max Burkett in a blitz tournament in Berkeley.

If (as seems probable), this is the same Burkett, I'm a bit puzzled by his rating. When I played him, he was in the upper 2300 range; 2386, if I recall aright.

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