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Ronald MacKay Bruce
Number of games in database: 37
Years covered: 1936 to 1957
Overall record: +9 -22 =6 (32.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-26-1903, died Apr-26-1991, 87 years old) United Kingdom

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He was married to 11-time British Women's Champion Rowena Mary Bruce from 1940 until his death in 1991. At Plymouth 1938 he achieved the unique feat of losing tournament games to two world champions - Alexander Alekhine and Vera Menchik - on the same day.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R P Michell vs R Bruce  ½-½541936BCF-ch 29th Major Open AE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
2. R Bruce vs Ritson-Morry  1-0361936BCF-ch 29th Major Open AD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. R Bruce vs Graf-Stevenson  ½-½551936BCF-ch 29th Major Open AD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. E M Jackson vs R Bruce  1-0271936BCF-ch 29th Major Open AE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
5. E Klein vs R Bruce 1-0291936BCF-ch 29th Major Open AA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
6. R Bruce vs A J Butcher  1-0291936BCF-ch 29th Major Open AD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. P List vs R Bruce  1-0221936BCF-ch 29th Major Open AA04 Reti Opening
8. Alekhine vs R Bruce 1-0121938PlymouthB10 Caro-Kann
9. H Trevenen vs R Bruce 1-0441947WECU BristolD02 Queen's Pawn Game
10. R Bruce vs A R Thomas  ½-½321947WECU BristolD02 Queen's Pawn Game
11. R Bruce vs F Kitto  1-0271947WECU BristolD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. H Mallison vs R Bruce  1-0401947WECU BristolA07 King's Indian Attack
13. R Bruce vs C Sullivan 1-0371947WECU BristolD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
14. R Bruce vs R Slade  0-1341947WECU BristolA95 Dutch, Stonewall
15. D V Hooper vs R Bruce  ½-½341947WECU BristolE16 Queen's Indian
16. R Bruce vs Znosko-Borovsky  0-1661947BCF-ch 34th PremierA35 English, Symmetrical
17. R Bruce vs A R Thomas  0-1181947BCF-ch 34th PremierD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. A Truscott vs R Bruce  0-1441947BCF-ch 34th PremierA07 King's Indian Attack
19. R Bruce vs A Lenton  0-1371947BCF-ch 34th PremierA34 English, Symmetrical
20. H G Rhodes vs R Bruce  1-0391947BCF-ch 34th PremierE60 King's Indian Defense
21. R Bruce vs K Charlesworth  0-1301947BCF-ch 34th PremierA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
22. J M Aitken vs R Bruce  1-0251947BCF-ch 34th PremierB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
23. R Bruce vs V Buerger  0-1851947BCF-ch 34th PremierD02 Queen's Pawn Game
24. R Bruce vs H I Woolverton  ½-½281949British ChampionshipA10 English
25. O Friedman vs R Bruce  0-1311949British ChampionshipE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
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  FSR: He was married to Rowena Mary Bruce from 1940 until his death in 1991.

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