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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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A04 Reti Opening (2 games)
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C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD) (2 games)
A71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5 (2 games)
C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense (2 games)
C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical (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. Roy Travers vs B R Anderson  ½-½41 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
7. B R Anderson vs K Jensen  ½-½28 1977 Civic C C TtA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
8. B R Anderson vs J R Jackson  0-132 1977 South Island ChE20 Nimzo-Indian
9. B R Anderson vs S Nasir Ali  1-036 1977 Second Philips Asian Teams ChampionshipC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
10. W Leonhardt vs B R Anderson  1-047 1977 84th New Zealand ChampionshipA65 Benoni, 6.e4
11. W Norton vs B R Anderson  0-126 1977 Canterbury C C ChB89 Sicilian
12. B R Anderson vs A B Pointon  1-024 1977 South Island ChB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
13. O Sarapu vs B R Anderson  1-063 1977 85th New Zealand ChA65 Benoni, 6.e4
14. G Bell vs B R Anderson  0-126 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
15. D Beach vs B R Anderson  0-136 1977 Civic C C Easter TtA28 English
16. A J Love vs B R Anderson  0-135 1977 South Island ChB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
17. B R Anderson vs P Garbett 1-031 1977 Auckland, New ZealandB27 Sicilian
18. L Aptekar vs B R Anderson  1-049 1977 84th New Zealand ChampionshipA60 Benoni Defense
19. Goh Cheng Hong vs B R Anderson  1-047 1977 2nd AsiaTCh finalB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. V Small vs B R Anderson 1-023 1977 Civic C C Easter TtB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
21. C Laird vs B R Anderson  ½-½70 1977 85th New Zealand ChA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. B R Anderson vs R W Smith  0-144 1977 85th New Zealand ChA04 Reti Opening
23. B R Anderson vs P Garbett  1-042 1977 Civic C C Easter TtC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
24. B R Anderson vs A Nijman  1-059 1977 South Island ChC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
25. V Small vs B R Anderson  ½-½26 1977 85th New Zealand ChC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
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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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