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Guy West
  
Number of games in database: 138
Years covered: 1976 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2296 (2327 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2410

Overall record: +62 -31 =45 (61.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B21 B53 B23 B40 B42
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E10 D04 D02 D00 A45
 French Defense (5) 
    C01 C17 C02 C12
 Robatsch (4) 
    B06
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B10 B17
With the Black pieces:
 Scandinavian (13) 
    B01
 Sicilian (10) 
    B78 B88 B73 B50 B27
 Modern Benoni (8) 
    A57 A59 A56
 Benko Gambit (7) 
    A57 A59
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 A46 D02
 Pirc (6) 
    B07 B08 B09
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Sixtensson vs G West, 1986 0-1
   G West vs HIARCS, 1994 1-0
   M-Chess vs G West, 1994 0-1
   R W Smith vs G West, 2006 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Queenstown Classic (2006)
   2nd Queenstown Chess Classic (2009)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   11th BCC Thailand Open (2011)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Australian Chess Brilliancies by Benzol

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Queenstown Chess Classic
   J McDonald vs G West (Jan-22-12) 0-1
   G West vs S Maroroa (Jan-21-12) 1/2-1/2
   A Ansell vs G West (Jan-19-12) 1/2-1/2
   G West vs J Duneas (Jan-18-12) 1/2-1/2
   Rozentalis vs G West (Jan-17-12) 1-0

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GUY WEST
(born Sep-07-1958, 60 years old) Australia

[what is this?]
Guy West was born in 1958 in Babinda Queensland, Australia. He's been Victorian State Champion six times and was Australian Champion in 1996. He won his FM title in 1986 and his IM title in 1990.

Wikipedia article: Guy West


 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 138  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G West vs I Rogers 1-0381976Australian Junior ChampionshipC47 Four Knights
2. Kasparov vs G West 1-0121977telexB40 Sicilian
3. G West vs L Day  0-1331980Islington OpenB06 Robatsch
4. G West vs L Apol  1-0471982Chess OlympiadB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
5. G West vs M Kaabi  1-0491982Chess OlympiadC38 King's Gambit Accepted
6. G West vs A S Segal  ½-½291982Chess OlympiadC34 King's Gambit Accepted
7. W Schmidt vs G West  ½-½381982Chess OlympiadA57 Benko Gambit
8. Suba vs G West  ½-½581982Chess OlympiadA20 English
9. V Small vs G West  1-0601983Novag Commonwealth chB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
10. G West vs D J Hacche 1-0191984BallaratC12 French, McCutcheon
11. E Davis vs G West  0-1201984CanberraC38 King's Gambit Accepted
12. E Schiller vs G West 0-1411985It (open) Lloyds BankA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. M Sixtensson vs G West 0-1221986Biel MTO opB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
14. G West vs Botsman 1-0151986corres USAC34 King's Gambit Accepted
15. J Lechtynsky vs G West  ½-½281986Chess OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. G West vs V A Walsh 1-0141987AUS-corr chC17 French, Winawer, Advance
17. J Sarfati vs G West 0-1471988Chess OlympiadE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
18. G West vs S Petersen  1-0171989corrE15 Queen's Indian
19. P Garbett vs G West  1-0261989Mercantile Mutual Masters TtB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
20. G West vs O Sarapu 0-1521989Mercantile Mutual MastersA46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. Kevin Harrison vs G West  0-1351989John Kellner Memorial tournamentB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
22. M J Read vs G West  ½-½341989John Kellner Memorial tournamentB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
23. G West vs L Christiansen  0-152199018th World OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
24. G West vs Adianto 1-0441990Asia ZonalB10 Caro-Kann
25. Adianto vs G West  1-0481990AdelaideE09 Catalan, Closed
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 138  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-18-05  AlexanderMorphy: i think that Guy West is actually a member of this website!
Oct-18-05  Runemaster: Which member?
Oct-18-05  AlexanderMorphy: well i think he has named himself Guy West :)
Oct-19-05  Runemaster: But according to his profile under that name, Guy West hasn't posted since last year and he only posted a few times anyway, so we can't assume that he's still a member.

I thought you were going to tell us that <Hayton3> was really Guy West or some other scoop like that! But then again, we all know that <Hatin'> is really <WMD> with a New Zealand accent and a bigger thesaurus (just joking, guys).

Oct-19-05  hayton3: I don't think <WMD> would approve of comments regarding the size of his thesaurus.
Oct-20-05  Runemaster: Quite right - let's not get competitive, boys. We all know that size doesn't count.
Oct-20-05  Norman Glaides: I'll show you mine if you show me yours.
Nov-01-05  Guy West: Yes, I am a member. Just haven't been on here for a while :-)

Cheers, Guy.

Nov-01-05  suenteus po 147: <IM West> Welcome back to the site. If you email the administrators, I'm sure they would be happy to upload more of your games (provided you have the scores) with your annotations, or even hook you up with a free premium membership.
Nov-02-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  IMlday: Hi Guy,
As I recall we played at Islington, 1980, the strongest weekend Swiss I've ever encountered~last event of the British Grand Prix. A game I would have liked to sit in on the post-mortem was G West vs A S Segal, 1982 Forewarned (?) Segal switched to 1.e4 Nf6 against me at Dubai '86. Belated congrats on your IM title! :-)
Dec-05-05  alexandrovm: <Guy West: Yes, I am a member...> it's really great to have you here, see ya...
Oct-01-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Congratulations to Guy West and
Stephen John Solomon who've finished joint first in the George Trundle New Zealand Masters Tournament.
Sep-07-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Happy Birthday Guy.
Sep-07-08  artyom2008: happy bday
Sep-07-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Happy Birthday, Guy!

I hope ceegee will upload my favourite game of yours at the soonest.

[Event "Biel MTO op"]
[Site "Biel"]
[Date "1986.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Sixtensson, Mikael"]
[Black "West, Guy"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B01"]
[WhiteElo "2245"]
[BlackElo "2270"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Be2 O-O-O 6. c4 Qh5 7. O-O Nf6 8. Be3 e5 9. d5 e4 10. Nd4 Nxd4 11. Bxg4+ Nxg4 12. h3 Nf3+ 13. gxf3 Qxh3 14. fxg4 Bd6 15. Re1 Bh2+ 16. Kh1 Rd6 17. Qc2 Qf3+ 18. Kxh2 g5 19. Bxg5 h5 20. Qc3 Qxf2+ 21. Kh1 f6 22. Qe3 hxg4+ 0-1

Sep-08-09  Open Defence: once upon a time in the West...
Sep-08-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: How the West was won.
Mar-10-11  rapidcitychess: His games are merely manifest destiny.
Mar-10-11  talisman: Batman's brother with superpowers.
May-31-12  DanielBryant: Guy West, young man!
May-31-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: the best in the West!

hello IM <Guy West>..

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