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Bruce R Anderson
Number of games in database: 70
Years covered: 1963 to 2003
Last FIDE rating: 2188
Highest rating achieved in database: 2290
Overall record: +29 -26 =15 (52.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen (4 games)
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A71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5 (2 games)
C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense (2 games)
C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical (2 games)
B07 Pirc (2 games)
A46 Queen's Pawn Game (2 games)
B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4 (2 games)
B22 Sicilian, Alapin (2 games)

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BRUCE R ANDERSON
(born Sep-04-1948) New Zealand

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Bruce R Anderson was New Zealand Champion in 1967-68.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 70  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. B R Anderson vs R Mills  1-038 1963 71st NZ Ch ReserveC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
2. B R Anderson vs O Sarapu  ½-½43 1965 72nd New Zealand ChampionshipC88 Ruy Lopez
3. O Sarapu vs B R Anderson  1-047 1966 73rd New Zealand ChampionshipB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
4. O Sarapu vs B R Anderson  ½-½34 1967 74th New Zealand ChampionshipE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
5. B R Anderson vs O Sarapu  ½-½50 1969 76th New Zealand ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
6. L Aptekar vs B R Anderson  1-049 1977 84th New Zealand ChampionshipA60 Benoni Defense
7. Goh Cheng Hong vs B R Anderson  1-047 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. V Small vs B R Anderson 1-023 1977 Civic C C Easter TtB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
9. C Laird vs B R Anderson  ½-½70 1977 85th New Zealand ChA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. B R Anderson vs R W Smith  0-144 1977 85th New Zealand ChA04 Reti Opening
11. B R Anderson vs P Garbett  1-042 1977 Civic C C Easter TtC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
12. B R Anderson vs A Nijman  1-059 1977 South Island ChC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
13. V Small vs B R Anderson  ½-½26 1977 85th New Zealand ChC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
14. O Sarapu vs B R Anderson  1-055 1977 84th New Zealand ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. B R Anderson vs Li Chung Tsien  0-157 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. B R Anderson vs V Small  0-132 1977 Canterbury C C Swiss TtA30 English, Symmetrical
17. M Sims vs B R Anderson  0-125 1977 National Teams TtB53 Sicilian
18. R L Perry vs B R Anderson  1-023 1977 South Island ChB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. B R Anderson vs B Sarjono  0-164 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
20. B R Anderson vs P R Green 1-028 1977 Civic C C Easter TtB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
21. B R Anderson vs K Jensen  0-140 1977 85th New Zealand ChC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. P W Power vs B R Anderson  0-122 1977 84th New Zealand ChampionshipB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
23. V Small vs B R Anderson 1-036 1977 Canterbury C C ChC26 Vienna
24. M Sims vs B R Anderson 0-131 1977 South Island ChC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
25. Roy Travers vs B R Anderson  ½-½41 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-21-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Bruce R Anderson
Born 4th September 1948
He was New Zealand Champion 1967-68.
Feb-20-07  AlanWilkinson: Bruce was also a NZ Schoolboy champion and a stalwart of the Canterbury Chess Club in Christchurch. We were good buddies as students but I haven't seen him for many years.

He was a very strong player both tactically and strategically. He later took up Contract Bridge and was also NZ championship grade in that.

Sep-04-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Happy Birthday Bruce.
Sep-04-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Many happy returns Bruce.
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