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Graham Lilley
Number of games in database: 22
Years covered: 1976 to 2007
Last FIDE rating: 2099
Highest rating achieved in database: 2171
Overall record: +5 -9 =8 (40.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-19-1954, 65 years old) United Kingdom

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 page 1 of 1; 22 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Lilley vs Jiri Pokorny  1-0661976IBCA-ol blind 5thA40 Queen's Pawn Game
2. I D Wells vs G Lilley  1-0181981Greater Manchester Winter OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
3. S Williams vs G Lilley  ½-½651994Hanham opA34 English, Symmetrical
4. V Smoliakov vs G Lilley  1-0421998IBCA Wch blind 9thA43 Old Benoni
5. G Maeckelbergh vs G Lilley  ½-½201998IBCA Wch blind 9thB07 Pirc
6. A Kosten vs G Lilley 1-0281999BCF-chA16 English
7. G Lilley vs C Waters  ½-½451999BCF-chD85 Grunfeld
8. D Buckley vs G Lilley  ½-½151999BCF-chC00 French Defense
9. G Lilley vs A Jackson  1-0321999BCF-chE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
10. S Ledger vs G Lilley  1-0581999BCF-chA40 Queen's Pawn Game
11. A Greet vs G Lilley  1-0611999BCF-chB32 Sicilian
12. G Lilley vs P McMahon  1-0211999BCF-chD36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2
13. R McMichael vs G Lilley  1-0542000BCF-ch 87thA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
14. G Lilley vs I Demirel  ½-½322007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. R Fexa vs G Lilley  ½-½212007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
16. G Lilley vs M Berggren  0-1342007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
17. J Boer vs G Lilley  0-1462007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
18. G Lilley vs W Armstrong  ½-½142007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
19. E Muri vs G Lilley  0-1352007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
20. G Lilley vs M Baloha  0-1512007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
21. A Stolarczyk vs G Lilley  ½-½162007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
22. G Lilley vs M Znuderl  0-1522007IBCA European Individual ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-16-11  alexrawlings: Jonathan Rowson mentions this guy in his book <The Seven Dealdly Chess Sins>. He is (or maybe was now) Britain's strongest blind chess player.
Oct-02-12  piroflip: I played Graham twice in my local league. He slaughtered me both times. He's a very nice guy too.
Oct-11-17  alexrawlings: I saw Graham play tonight in a club match for my local club (I was in his team, on a much lower board). It was fascinating watching him play with his braille board and tape recorder. According to my new clubís website he once beat Tony Miles GM. Shame they donít have this game in the database... I wonder how strong he would be if he could see the board!
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  WannaBe: Was Graham born blind or lost it later? Now I am curious... As Ray Charles also played chess, blind and had a special board with special pieces.
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  woldsmandriffield: Played Graham at the York Open 1994 - terrific competitor and a really pleasant guy.

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