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Bruce R Anderson
Number of games in database: 76
Years covered: 1963 to 2003
Last FIDE rating: 2188
Highest rating achieved in database: 2290
Overall record: +30 -30 =16 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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(born Sep-04-1948, 66 years old) New Zealand

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

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 76  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. A J Love vs B R Anderson  0-135 1977 South Island ChB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
7. B R Anderson vs P Garbett 1-031 1977 Auckland, New ZealandB27 Sicilian
8. L Aptekar vs B R Anderson  1-049 1977 84th New Zealand ChampionshipA60 Benoni Defense
9. Goh Cheng Hong vs B R Anderson  1-047 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. V Small vs B R Anderson 1-023 1977 Civic C C Easter TtB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
11. C Laird vs B R Anderson  ½-½70 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
12. B R Anderson vs R W Smith  0-144 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
13. B R Anderson vs P Garbett  1-042 1977 Civic C C Easter TtC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
14. B R Anderson vs A Nijman  1-059 1977 South Island ChC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
15. V Small vs B R Anderson  ½-½26 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
16. O Sarapu vs B R Anderson  1-055 1977 84th New Zealand ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. B R Anderson vs Li Chung Tsien  0-157 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
18. B R Anderson vs V Small  0-132 1977 Canterbury C C Swiss TtA30 English, Symmetrical
19. M Sims vs B R Anderson  0-125 1977 National Teams TtB53 Sicilian
20. R L Perry vs B R Anderson  1-023 1977 South Island ChB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
21. B R Anderson vs B Sarjono  0-164 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
22. B R Anderson vs P R Green 1-028 1977 Civic C C Easter TtB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
23. B R Anderson vs K Jensen  0-140 1977 New Zealand ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. P W Power vs B R Anderson  0-122 1977 84th New Zealand ChampionshipB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
25. V Small vs B R Anderson 1-036 1977 Canterbury C C ChC26 Vienna
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  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.

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  Benzol: Happy Birthday Bruce.
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  Benzol: Many happy returns Bruce.
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