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Nigel J Kalton
N J Kalton 
Photograph courtesy of Nigel Kalton.  
Number of games in database: 42
Years covered: 1962 to 1996
Overall record: +23 -11 =8 (64.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jun-20-1946, died Aug-31-2010, 64 years old) United Kingdom

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Nigel Kalton was born on June 20th, 1946. In 1964, he was a member of the Dulwich College Chess Club which came second in the Sunday Times competition. In 1966 he tied for 6th place in the Eastbourne Open. In 1967 and 1968 he represented Cambridge vs. Oxford, scoring 1.5/2. In Warwick, 1970, he placed 1st in the Major Open with 8.5/11. Nigel retired from over-the board play 1976, but found time to play in the IECG 1993-96.

He was a distinguished mathematician and taught at the University of Missouri. He passed away peacefully in his sleep in 2010, due to stroke.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. N J Kalton vs Keene  1-022 1962 Dulwich CollegeC18 French, Winawer
2. Hartston vs N J Kalton  0-123 1962 Correspondence gameC38 King's Gambit Accepted
3. N J Kalton vs Hartston  1-027 1962 Correspondence gameB06 Robatsch
4. Keene vs N J Kalton  1-021 1962 Match game 4A12 English with b3
5. Keene vs N J Kalton  1-049 1962 TournamentD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
6. Keene vs N J Kalton 0-137 1963 Match, BromleyD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. N J Kalton vs Keene  0-118 1963 Match game 5, BromleyB01 Scandinavian
8. N J Kalton vs Keene 1-025 1963 Match game 3, BromleyB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
9. N J Kalton vs Keene  0-128 1963 6 game match, game 1E64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
10. Keene vs N J Kalton 1-013 1963 Match game 2, BromleyD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. N J Kalton vs Keene ½-½77 1963 Lady Northcote CupC45 Scotch Game
12. Keene vs N J Kalton  1-028 1963 Training match, DlwichD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. N J Kalton vs Keene  0-128 1963 Bognor Regis 10 second tourneyB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
14. Tal vs N J Kalton 1-023 1964 LondonB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. R C Lemon vs N J Kalton  0-132 1964 London Junior ChampionshipB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. Keene vs N J Kalton  0-143 1964 Training tournament, LondonD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
17. N J Kalton vs J N Sugden 1-024 1964 School matchE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
18. N J Kalton vs Keene 0-122 1964 London Junior ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
19. N J Kalton vs D P Thompson  1-027 1966 Cambridge U. ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
20. A R Bracher vs N J Kalton  0-131 1966 Training matchD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. J W Ologhlen vs N J Kalton  0-124 1966 Trinity vs. EmmanuelA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
22. P N Kington vs N J Kalton  0-145 1967 British Universities Chess AssociationA84 Dutch
23. D Lees vs N J Kalton  0-136 1967 Whitby OpenA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
24. N J Kalton vs R W Morgan  1-036 1968 Cambridge U. ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
25. K M Southern vs N J Kalton  0-124 1968 Trinity vs. JesusB03 Alekhine's Defense
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G. Bennett and N.J. Kalton: "Consistency theorems for almost convergence." Trans. Amer. Math. Soc., 198:23--43, 1974.

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  ketchuplover: May he RIP
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  fm avari viraf: May God Bless His Soul Peace in Heaven,Eternally.
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  Marmot PFL: UK spelling, in the US it usually begins with C - Bill Calton
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  GrahamClayton: Obituary:
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  ray keene: a very good obituary appeared in the times on friday october 8, 2010.on october 23 i plan to write a chess obituary of him in my times chess column.
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