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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 YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N J Kalton vs Keene  1-0221962Dulwich CollegeC18 French, Winawer
2. Hartston vs N J Kalton  0-1231962Correspondence gameC38 King's Gambit Accepted
3. N J Kalton vs Hartston  1-0271962Correspondence gameB06 Robatsch
4. Keene vs N J Kalton  1-0211962Match game 4A12 English with b3
5. Keene vs N J Kalton  1-0491962TournamentD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
6. N J Kalton vs Keene  0-1181963Match game 5, BromleyB01 Scandinavian
7. N J Kalton vs Keene 1-0251963Match game 3, BromleyB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
8. N J Kalton vs Keene  0-12819636 game match, game 1E64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
9. Keene vs N J Kalton 1-0131963Match game 2, BromleyD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. Keene vs N J Kalton 0-1371963Match, BromleyD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. N J Kalton vs Keene ½-½771963Lady Northcote CupC45 Scotch Game
12. Keene vs N J Kalton  1-0281963Training match, DlwichD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. N J Kalton vs Keene  0-1281963Bognor Regis 10 second tourneyB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
14. Keene vs N J Kalton  0-1431964Training tournament, LondonD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
15. N J Kalton vs J N Sugden 1-0241964School matchE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
16. Tal vs N J Kalton 1-0231964LondonB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. R C Lemon vs N J Kalton  0-1321964London Junior ChampionshipB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. N J Kalton vs Keene 0-1221964London Junior ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
19. N J Kalton vs D P Thompson  1-0271966Cambridge U. ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
20. A R Bracher vs N J Kalton  0-1311966Training matchD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. J W Ologhlen vs N J Kalton  0-1241966Trinity vs. EmmanuelA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
22. P N Kington vs N J Kalton  0-1451967British Universities Chess AssociationA84 Dutch
23. D Lees vs N J Kalton  0-1361967Whitby OpenA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
24. N J Kalton vs R W Morgan  1-0361968Cambridge U. ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
25. K M Southern vs N J Kalton  0-1241968Trinity 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.

Sep-20-10  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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