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Denis Allan
Number of games in database: 44
Years covered: 1964 to 1999
Last FIDE rating: 2270
Highest rating achieved in database: 2355

Overall record: +8 -28 =7 (26.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Robatsch (4) 
 Sicilian (4) 
    B52 B30 B90 B50
With the Black pieces:
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(born Nov-21-1944, 72 years old) Canada

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Born in Swan River, Manitoba, this FIDE master (1987) later lived in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. He won the Ontario open in 1970. In 1984, he tied for 1st at the Canadian Open Championship. He represented Canada at the 1971 World Students' Team Championship and the 1987 Szirak Interzonal. He represented Canada in the 1968 (4th board), 1980 and 1986 (Captain) Chess Olympiads and accumulated 7.5 points in 18 team games.


 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 44  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Fischer vs D Allan 1-021 1964 Montreal simC57 Two Knights
2. D Allan vs W Nicolai 1-044 1968 Hastings IIA06 Reti Opening
3. D Allan vs G Gorse  0-133 1968 Hastings IIB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. D Allan vs D De Loughrey  1-067 1968 Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 4C00 French Defense
5. Jansa vs D Allan  ½-½36 1968 Chess Olympiad Final-AB32 Sicilian
6. L Day vs D Allan  0-134 1970 Rose City openD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
7. D Allan vs L Day  1-044 1972 Toronto ClosedC46 Three Knights
8. D Allan vs L Day  0-140 1972 Mid-summer opD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
9. L Day vs D Allan  1-058 1972 CAN-ch / ZonalB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
10. Z Vranesic vs D Allan  0-177 1972 CAN-ch / ZonalE41 Nimzo-Indian
11. Keres vs D Allan 1-025 1975 VancouverC42 Petrov Defense
12. K Spraggett vs D Allan 1-027 1975 CAN-ch / ZonalC42 Petrov Defense
13. D Allan vs Yanofsky  0-133 1975 CAN-ch / ZonalB30 Sicilian
14. D Allan vs L Day  1-042 1975 CAN-ch / ZonalB06 Robatsch
15. D Allan vs L Day  ½-½17 1977 Ontario ClosedA56 Benoni Defense
16. D Allan vs L Day  0-149 1978 League Lithuanian Club-Toronto Chess ClubB06 Robatsch
17. D Allan vs L Day  ½-½20 1978 Canadian OpenA48 King's Indian
18. D Allan vs L Day  0-121 1979 Toronto InternationalB06 Robatsch
19. K Spraggett vs D Allan  1-039 1980 Ch. Invit. MontrealA40 Queen's Pawn Game
20. D Allan vs L Day 0-134 1980 Montreal InternatB06 Robatsch
21. D Allan vs Murey  0-141 1980 Chess OlympiadB50 Sicilian
22. D Allan vs Igor Ivanov  ½-½44 1986 CAN zt ,CBM 04D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
23. K Spraggett vs D Allan  1-039 1986 Ch. Canada, WinnipegD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
24. D Allan vs Adorjan  ½-½17 1987 Szirak (Hungary)D94 Grunfeld
25. D Allan vs Flear  0-140 1987 Szirak InterzonalC78 Ruy Lopez
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  brankat: Happy Birthday Denis! And many more to come!
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  Benzol: Jeremy Gaige has Denis Cameron Allan born in Swan River, Manitoba not Saskatchewan. Can anybody put us straight on this one?
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