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William F Forster
W F Forster  
Number of games in database: 80
Years covered: 1999 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 1864 (1924 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2009
Overall record: +17 -43 =20 (33.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A46 Queen's Pawn Game (5 games)
B07 Pirc (4 games)
A06 Reti Opening (4 games)
A04 Reti Opening (4 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (4 games)
A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6) (3 games)
A15 English (3 games)
B22 Sicilian, Alapin (2 games)
E73 King's Indian (2 games)
B12 Caro-Kann Defense (2 games)

   🏆 Reykjavik Open
   W F Forster vs R Vaishali (Apr-13-19) 0-1
   Erik van de Plassche vs W F Forster (Apr-11-19) 1-0
   W F Forster vs L Piasetski (Apr-10-19) 0-1
   W F Forster vs T Jaksland (Apr-09-19) 0-1
   H Sigurvaldason vs W F Forster (Apr-08-19) 0-1

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(born Dec-09-1960, 59 years old) New Zealand

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Last updated: 2019-03-21 16:20:44

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 80  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W F Forster vs P Hair ½-½521999Auckland op 9900A48 King's Indian
2. W F Forster vs J Wojnar  1-0212001South Island ChC41 Philidor Defense
3. W F Forster vs B Martin  ½-½462001South Island ChA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. J McDonald vs W F Forster  1-0422003NZ Major OpenB07 Pirc
5. G Spain vs W F Forster  1-0382006Queenstown ClassicB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
6. W F Forster vs Wade  ½-½272006Queenstown ClassicB12 Caro-Kann Defense
7. J Ikeda vs W F Forster  ½-½612006Queenstown ClassicD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. P Wang vs W F Forster  1-0252007114th New Zealand ChA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
9. W F Forster vs P S Spiller  0-1292007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB53 Sicilian
10. R Gibbons vs W F Forster  1-0602007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
11. W F Forster vs N Gunn  ½-½272007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
12. W F Forster vs B Latimer 0-1232007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtC00 French Defense
13. R L Perry vs W F Forster  0-1272007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. W F Forster vs N Goodhue  0-1392007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB12 Caro-Kann Defense
15. M Wu vs W F Forster  1-0462007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB32 Sicilian
16. W F Forster vs P W Stuart  ½-½232007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB40 Sicilian
17. H Milligan vs W F Forster  1-0302007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
18. A F Ker vs W F Forster  1-03320092nd Queenstown Chess ClassicB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. G Jones vs W F Forster  1-0282010Wellington OpenB07 Pirc
20. W F Forster vs T Tanoi  0-13220105th George Trundle IM QualifierB53 Sicilian
21. P W Stuart vs W F Forster  1-03920105th George Trundle IM QualifierA10 English
22. W F Forster vs E Chen  0-15920105th George Trundle IM QualifierA13 English
23. W F Forster vs R Dowden  0-13020105th George Trundle IM QualifierA09 Reti Opening
24. H Bennett vs W F Forster  0-13020105th George Trundle IM QualifierC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
25. W F Forster vs Hans Gao  ½-½4320105th George Trundle IM QualifierB02 Alekhine's Defense
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 80  PGN Download
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  GrahamClayton: Foester is a former computer software engineer, who developed his own chess program "Tarrasch" in 2010, In 2013, he took over from Alan Aldridge as editor of the "New Zealand Chess Magazine".

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  Jonathan Sarfati: Bill Forster's Tarrasch program deserves to be better known as a free database and engine. It is elegant and helpful.
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