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Graham Morrison
Number of games in database: 175
Years covered: 1977 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2294
Highest rating achieved in database: 2366
Overall record: +35 -67 =73 (40.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A30 English, Symmetrical (4 games)
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   🏆 4NCL 2017/18
   A Greet vs Graham Morrison (May-07-18) 1-0
   J Stuart Robertson vs Graham Morrison (May-06-18) 0-1
   Graham Morrison vs R Bates (May-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   J Rudd vs Graham Morrison (Mar-18-18) 1/2-1/2
   Graham Morrison vs P J Batchelor (Mar-17-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-10-1958, 60 years old) United Kingdom

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FIDE master Graham Morrison was born in Glasgow. He was Scottish champion in 1981, after a play-off.

Note: there's also a Graham Morrison from South Africa. He was born on Dec/28/1977.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 175  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Yusupov vs Graham Morrison  1-0741977Wch U20B53 Sicilian
2. Graham Morrison vs Miles  0-1411978Amsterdam ZonalE15 Queen's Indian
3. Graham Morrison vs Timman  0-1391978Amsterdam ZonalC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
4. Speelman vs Graham Morrison  ½-½481978Amsterdam ZonalA30 English, Symmetrical
5. Sosonko vs Graham Morrison  1-0361978Amsterdam ZonalE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
6. Speelman vs Graham Morrison 1-0241979Clare Benedict CupA04 Reti Opening
7. Graham Morrison vs Miles  ½-½1091979BCF-chA04 Reti Opening
8. Short vs Graham Morrison  1-0411979BCF-chB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. Hebden vs Graham Morrison  1-0391979BCF-chB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
10. D Bryson vs Graham Morrison  ½-½121981SCO-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
11. Graham Morrison vs Speelman  ½-½361984BCF-chD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
12. Graham Morrison vs Psakhis  0-1421984TroonB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. Graham Morrison vs Miles  0-1411984BCF-chA04 Reti Opening
14. G Milos vs Graham Morrison  1-0501984Chess OlympiadA15 English
15. Sosonko vs Graham Morrison  1-0331984Chess OlympiadA57 Benko Gambit
16. Quinteros vs Graham Morrison  1-0471984Chess OlympiadA22 English
17. M Pein vs Graham Morrison  1-0361985London NWYME49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
18. A J Whiteley vs Graham Morrison  ½-½121985London NWYME32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. Graham Morrison vs M Basman  1-0411986SCO-chB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
20. Graham Morrison vs Adams 0-1371988BCF-chB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
21. Anand vs Graham Morrison  1-0471988BCF-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
22. W Wittmann vs Graham Morrison  ½-½561989EUR-chT (Men) 9thB44 Sicilian
23. Graham Morrison vs S Soylu  ½-½281989EUR-chT (Men) 9thD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
24. C Hadjiyiannis vs Graham Morrison  0-1321989EUR-chT (Men) 9thA57 Benko Gambit
25. Graham Morrison vs H Wirthensohn  ½-½291989EUR-chT (Men) 9thE12 Queen's Indian
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Nov-10-06  BIDMONFA: Graham Morrison


May-05-09  Freelix: Graham just scored his first IM norm at the remarkable age of 50 years old, after scoring a 7/11 in the British National League.

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  GrahamClayton: <Freelix>Graham just scored his first IM norm at the remarkable age of 50 years old

Graham picked up his second norm the following year, followed by his third and final norm on his 53rd birthday.

Jun-07-14  sqmorr: In Jan 2013 FIDE approved my IM title "conditional on rating" (see so I now "just" have to cross the 2400 barrier to get to this next level.
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  Sally Simpson: Hi Sqmorr,

The good news is that if you got your IM title a few years back I would have got your games to analyse in 'Rampant Chess'.

I had a quick peek at your DB. I see like me all the golden oldies from the late 70's, early 80's are missing.

I recall a game of yours v Norris about 1978/79. He showed it to us at the Club and me and Johnny Marr spent the whole night looking at it.

Also recall the looks of horror you use to give some of my moves when we were team mates.

Remember this?

G.Chandler - Dr.Ratcliffe, Edinburgh League 1983.

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I castled allowing Bd4. Yes it was a blunder. I had to sac a piece and then my Queen to win.

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bb6 5. b5 Na5 6. Bxf7+ Kxf7 7. Nxe5+ Kf8 8. O-O Bd4 9. Ba3+ d6 10. c3 Bxe5 11. f4 Bf6 12. e5 Be7 13. Qe2 Bf5 14. g4 Bxb1 15. Raxb1 d5 16. Bc1 Ke8 17. d4 Nc4 18. f5 Bg5 19. f6 Bxc1 20. fxg7 Be3+ 21. Qxe3 Qe7 22. gxh8=Q Nxe3 23. Qxg8+ Kd7 24. e6+ Qxe6 25. Qxe6+ Kxe6 26. Rbe1 *

Think I'll submit this for my bit (no one else will want it.) It's quite amusing.

Good luck in getting the title, I'm sure it will happen and regards to L.

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