Number of games in database: 134
Years covered: 1980 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2126
Highest rating achieved in database: 2225
Overall record: +41 -65 =28 (41.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|B23|| ||Sicilian, Closed (30 games)||B43|| ||Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3 (9 games)||B40|| ||Sicilian (6 games)||A57|| ||Benko Gambit (6 games)||A41|| ||Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6) (5 games)||C33|| ||King's Gambit Accepted (5 games)||B21|| ||Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4 (4 games)||C11|| ||French (4 games)||B42|| ||Sicilian, Kan (4 games)||A52|| ||Budapest Gambit (4 games)|
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T Hillarp Persson vs O Jackson (Oct-20-17) 1-0
O Jackson vs L Martin (Aug-05-13) 0-1
W Foo vs O Jackson (Aug-03-13) 1-0
O Jackson vs L Varnam (Aug-02-13) 1/2-1/2
D Henderson vs O Jackson (Aug-01-13) 0-1
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Last updated: 2019-05-17 04:55:55
(born Feb-03-1946, 75 years old) United Kingdom
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| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 134
|1. I Wells vs O Jackson
|| ||1-0||20||1980||Blackpool Open||B29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein|
|2. O Jackson vs M J Freeman
|| ||0-1||28||1980||Benedictine||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|3. D E Rumens vs O Jackson
|| ||1-0||39||1981||BCF-ch||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|4. O Jackson vs B Jones
|| ||1-0||50||1981||BCF-ch||B07 Pirc|
|5. Hartston vs O Jackson
|| ||1-0||40||1981||BCF-ch||A48 King's Indian|
|6. O Jackson vs P Cunningham
|| ||1-0||30||1981||BCF-ch||B07 Pirc|
|7. J Horner vs O Jackson
|| ||1-0||53||1981||BCF-ch||B40 Sicilian|
|8. O Jackson vs P Clarke
|| ||0-1||23||1981||BCF-ch||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|9. R Nokes vs O Jackson
|| ||1-0||41||1981||BCF-ch||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|10. O Jackson vs M Alcock
|| ||0-1||32||1981||BCF-ch||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|11. P Bevan vs O Jackson
|| ||0-1||26||1981||BCF-ch||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|12. O Jackson vs R J McMichael
|| ||½-½||40||1981||BCF-ch||B06 Robatsch|
|13. P Byway vs O Jackson
|| ||1-0||48||1981||BCF-ch||A25 English|
|14. O Jackson vs M Basman
|| ||0-1||30||1985||BCF-ch||C00 French Defense|
|15. O M Hindle vs O Jackson
|| ||1-0||35||1985||BCF-ch||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|16. O Jackson vs D Wallace
|| ||1-0||28||1985||BCF-ch||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|17. G W Lawton vs O Jackson
|| ||1-0||29||1985||BCF-ch||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|18. S Gregory vs O Jackson
|| ||0-1||40||1985||BCF-ch||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|19. O Jackson vs R Buckmire
|| ||½-½||42||1985||BCF-ch||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|20. T Upton vs O Jackson
|| ||½-½||44||1985||BCF-ch||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|21. O Jackson vs E Teichmann
|| ||1-0||42||1985||BCF-ch||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|22. O Jackson vs N Ivell
|| ||0-1||43||1985||BCF-ch||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|23. G West vs O Jackson
|| ||½-½||42||1985||BCF-ch||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|24. O Jackson vs Arkell
|| ||0-1||39||1985||BCF-ch||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|25. O Jackson vs Flear
|| ||½-½||32||1987||England||C30 King's Gambit Declined|
| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 134
|Jan-08-21|| ||offramp: He has written and published a book of chess reminiscences called <Forever a 180>, referring to the British Grading System, which, like knitting needle sizes, starts at 0000.|
<"Oliver Jackson gave Ian and I a copy of his self published book called “Forever a 180”. The title is wrong because Oliver has been up to around 2350 FIDE at his peak, and over 200 BCF. It refers to his habit of playing well against fine players and not so well against people lower than him at times. His tactical style and tendency towards time trouble also led him to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory at times! It is a fantastically produced book, with great stories and notes to the games, up to date opening references and so on. Oliver has a fine sense of humour mixed with a great depth of calculation. I always joke about the King’s Gambit with him! He marked my book 45/100 and Ian received 46/100. I thought he was grading our chess!! It was of course an edition number! A very interesting man, a fine player, and a cracking book! 100/100 Oliver! I have played a lot of the long deceased players he writes about and we had a great chat about Vernon Dilworth. Vernon was one guy who could give Jack Rudd a run for his money at moving quickly! I had a mad draw with Vernon in 1977, and someone told me not to allow the Dilworth Attack so I opened 1 c4 to avoid a Ruy Lopez even though I knew absolutely nothing about it then. Oliver writes with great perception about John Littlewood, Vic Knox, and Jeff Horner, and gives fascinating insights into the mental willpower of top grandmasters such s Walter Browne. The book was clearly a labour of love for Oliver, and he gives wins, draws, and losses to show the ups and downs of chess life. He stayed in some hellholes when money was tight, and Ian and I certainly did that in the 1970’s!
After the final round at Guernsey Graham Bolt, a forthright chess stalwart and straight talker said to me “At least you did not die, I was a bit worried when I saw you on the bus a few days ago”! No wonder Ian and I call him Usain!">
So the book seems to be a limited edition of 100. That will make it hard to get. There are 5 games by the young Nigel Short in it.
The title <"Forever a 180"> could be used by a mediocre chess player or an outstanding darts player.
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