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William F Forster
W F Forster  
Number of games in database: 81
Years covered: 1999 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 1858 (1924 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2009
Overall record: +17 -44 =20 (33.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A46 Queen's Pawn Game (5 games)
A06 Reti Opening (4 games)
A04 Reti Opening (4 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (4 games)
B07 Pirc (4 games)
B12 Caro-Kann Defense (3 games)
A15 English (3 games)
A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6) (3 games)
B53 Sicilian (2 games)
B22 Sicilian, Alapin (2 games)

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   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, 61 years old) New Zealand

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

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 81  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 R G Wade  ½-½272006Queenstown ClassicB12 Caro-Kann Defense
7. J Ikeda vs W F Forster  ½-½612006Queenstown ClassicD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. W F Forster vs J Hu  0-1302006Queenstown ClassicB12 Caro-Kann Defense
9. P Wang vs W F Forster  1-0252007114th New Zealand ChA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
10. W F Forster vs P S Spiller  0-1292007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB53 Sicilian
11. R Gibbons vs W F Forster  1-0602007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
12. W F Forster vs N Gunn  ½-½272007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
13. W F Forster vs B Latimer 0-1232007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtC00 French Defense
14. R L Perry vs W F Forster  0-1272007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. W F Forster vs N Goodhue  0-1392007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB12 Caro-Kann Defense
16. M Wu vs W F Forster  1-0462007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB32 Sicilian
17. W F Forster vs P W Stuart  ½-½232007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB40 Sicilian
18. H Milligan vs W F Forster  1-0302007George Trundle IM Qualifier TtB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
19. A F Ker vs W F Forster  1-03320092nd Queenstown Chess ClassicB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. G Jones vs W F Forster  1-0282010Wellington OpenB07 Pirc
21. W F Forster vs T Tanoi  0-13220105th George Trundle IM QualifierB53 Sicilian
22. P W Stuart vs W F Forster  1-03920105th George Trundle IM QualifierA10 English
23. W F Forster vs E Chen  0-15920105th George Trundle IM QualifierA13 English
24. W F Forster vs R A Dowden  0-13020105th George Trundle IM QualifierA09 Reti Opening
25. H Bennett vs W F Forster  0-13020105th George Trundle IM QualifierC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 81  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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