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Helen Courtney
Number of games in database: 17
Years covered: 1992 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 1826
Highest rating achieved in database: 1930
Overall record: +3 -11 =3 (26.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jun-05-1952, died Mar-04-2020, 67 years old) New Zealand

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Last updated: 2021-04-22 06:46:42

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Koen vs H Courtney  1-0391992Manila Olympiad (Women)A43 Old Benoni
2. H Courtney vs Palas Atena Veloso  ½-½221992Manila Olympiad (Women)B01 Scandinavian
3. H Courtney vs A Ferreira  0-1431992Manila Olympiad (Women)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
4. M Hassan vs H Courtney  1-0481992Manila Olympiad (Women)C58 Two Knights
5. H Courtney vs E Agosto  0-1291992Manila Olympiad (Women)C44 King's Pawn Game
6. A Hernandez Bonilla vs H Courtney  1-0331992Manila Olympiad (Women)C77 Ruy Lopez
7. M L Cuevas Rodriguez vs H Courtney  1-0231992Manila Olympiad (Women)A67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
8. L Moylan vs H Courtney  1-0322000Istanbul Olympiad (Women)C00 French Defense
9. H Courtney vs E Nakagawa  ½-½412000Istanbul Olympiad (Women)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. H Courtney vs E Shaughnessy  1-0282000Istanbul Olympiad (Women)D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
11. C van der Merwe vs H Courtney  0-1712000Istanbul Olympiad (Women)C17 French, Winawer, Advance
12. H Courtney vs S Foudzi  0-1732000Istanbul Olympiad (Women)E81 King's Indian, Samisch
13. H Courtney vs Y Khachatourian  0-1492000Istanbul Olympiad (Women)E73 King's Indian
14. M Conceicao Venancio vs H Courtney  0-1452000Istanbul Olympiad (Women)E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
15. A Kristinsdottir vs H Courtney  1-0212000Istanbul Olympiad (Women)C07 French, Tarrasch
16. N Popova vs H Courtney  1-0382004Calvia Olympiad (Women)B01 Scandinavian
17. Z Ulugkhozhaeva vs H Courtney  ½-½422004Calvia Olympiad (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
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  Jonathan Sarfati: Helen Courtney (1952–2020) represented New Zealand three times in the Women's Chess Olympiad.
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  Jonathan Sarfati:

New Zealand Women’s Chess Championship 2021, Auckland October 6th–9th 2021
Organised by Waitakere Chess Club
Venue: Green Bay High School Library, 161 Godley Rd, Green Bay. Two divisions – an Open and a Reserve Championship for females rated under 1300 (who can still choose to play in the Open) Format: 7 round Swiss, over 4 days, two rounds per day with one round on the final day Time control: 90 mins plus 30 sec per move.
NZCF and FIDE rated where possible
Intl Arbiter: Bruce Pollard
The 2021 Championship is dedicated to Helen Courtney – an ex Waitakere CC member and 3 x NZ Women’s Olympiad rep who died last year. Helen’s family and friends are generously sponsoring the tournament. Prizefund: over $5700 including $1500 for the winner Entry fee: $70 for the Championship, $50 for the Reserve, with a family discount of $10 each player. Entry form with full details available here.
See Waitakere Chess Club website for details and on-line entries. To all female chess players – put this on your calendar!

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  Stonehenge: I assume this is her?

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  MissScarlett: <Of Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga and Te Āti Awa descent...>

She white.

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  Jonathan Sarfati: <Stonehenge:> Yes, so I have it on very good authority.

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