Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Francis Rayner
Number of games in database: 204
Years covered: 1987 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2035
Highest rating achieved in database: 2252
Overall record: +57 -82 =65 (43.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Repertoire Explorer
Most played openings
A04 Reti Opening (11 games)
A15 English (7 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (7 games)
C41 Philidor Defense (6 games)
A48 King's Indian (5 games)
B03 Alekhine's Defense (5 games)
B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation (5 games)
B23 Sicilian, Closed (4 games)
B90 Sicilian, Najdorf (3 games)
B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern (3 games)

   🏆 Batumi Olympiad
   M M Aithmidou vs F Rayner (Oct-03-18) 1-0
   F Rayner vs Robin Lai (Oct-02-18) 0-1
   F Rayner vs Pg Abd Rahman Yussof (Oct-01-18) 1-0
   K Bukhalaf vs F Rayner (Sep-28-18) 1/2-1/2
   D Gong vs F Rayner (Sep-26-18) 1-0

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Francis Rayner
Search Google for Francis Rayner
FIDE player card for Francis Rayner

(born Aug-05-1960, 60 years old) United Kingdom

[what is this?]
He is from Wales.

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 204  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Rayner vs Adams  0-1691987London NWYMB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
2. A Whiteley vs F Rayner  ½-½401987London NWYMA04 Reti Opening
3. A Ludgate vs F Rayner  ½-½241989EUR-chT (Men) 9thA10 English
4. F Rayner vs J Goormachtigh  ½-½551989EUR-chT (Men) 9thB83 Sicilian
5. M Apicella vs F Rayner  1-0631989EUR-chT (Men) 9thC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
6. F Rayner vs Y Schlueter  1-0361989EUR-chT (Men) 9thB03 Alekhine's Defense
7. P Savva vs F Rayner  0-1371989EUR-chT (Men) 9thE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
8. S Brynell vs F Rayner  1-0291989EUR-chT (Men) 9thB30 Sicilian
9. I Onat vs F Rayner  1-0471989EUR-chT (Men) 9thA48 King's Indian
10. Chandler vs F Rayner  1-0611990Blackpool ZonalB44 Sicilian
11. F Rayner vs Suba  0-1261990Blackpool ZonalB23 Sicilian, Closed
12. N Davies vs F Rayner  1-0411990Blackpool ZonalA07 King's Indian Attack
13. F Rayner vs Adams  0-1441990Blackpool ZonalE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
14. F Rayner vs P Large  1-0421990BCF-chD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. Antunes vs F Rayner  1-0591990Novi Sad OlympiadC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
16. D Volpinari vs F Rayner  ½-½381990Novi Sad OlympiadB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
17. F Rayner vs K Sebih  1-0401990Novi Sad OlympiadC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. F Rayner vs K Moutousis  1-0301990Novi Sad OlympiadC70 Ruy Lopez
19. S Dishman vs F Rayner  ½-½241991BCF-chC26 Vienna
20. F Rayner vs Smirin  0-1561992Manila OlympiadB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
21. L A Tan vs F Rayner  1-0531992Manila OlympiadB44 Sicilian
22. V Nevednichy vs F Rayner  1-0421992EUR-chT (Men) 10thA07 King's Indian Attack
23. C Wians vs F Rayner  ½-½311992EUR-chT (Men) 10thC41 Philidor Defense
24. F Rayner vs A Muir  1-0401992EUR-chT (Men) 10thB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
25. J Magem Badals vs F Rayner  1-0461992EUR-chT (Men) 10thC41 Philidor Defense
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 204  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Rayner wins | Rayner loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Francis is also an accomplished piano player: Rayner
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: This guy has the initials I do (at least first and last, dunno about the middle) and is exactly one day older than I am.
Aug-05-13  DoctorD:

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.

NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific player only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC