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Graham Morrison
Number of games in database: 194
Years covered: 1977 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2262
Highest rating achieved in database: 2366

Overall record: +36 -76 =81 (39.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (12) 
    E94 E99 E98 E92 E96
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A57 A61 A70 A64 A77
 Reti System (8) 
 Queen's Indian (7) 
    E12 E17 E15 E18
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D30 D38 D37
 Slav (6) 
    D12 D18 D11
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B45 B40 B22 B83 B81
 Sicilian Taimanov (16) 
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E32 E46 E21 E59 E49
 English (9) 
    A15 A14
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A46 A45 E00 D02
 Queen's Indian (8) 
    E17 E12 E15 E19
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R S Jones vs Graham Morrison, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   British Championship (2005)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   European Team Championship (2011)
   Rilton Cup 2016/17 (2016)

   🏆 European Team Championship
   Ftacnik vs Graham Morrison (Nov-02-19) 1/2-1/2
   Andrius Brazdzionis vs Graham Morrison (Nov-01-19) 1-0
   D Blagojevic vs Graham Morrison (Oct-31-19) 1/2-1/2
   H A Gretarsson vs Graham Morrison (Oct-30-19) 1-0
   A Valsecchi vs Graham Morrison (Oct-27-19) 1-0

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(born Nov-10-1958, 61 years old) United Kingdom

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FIDE master Graham Morrison was born in Glasgow. He was Scottish champion in 1981, after a play-off.

Note: there's also a Graham Morrison from South Africa. He was born on Dec/28/1977.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 194  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Yusupov vs Graham Morrison  1-0741977Wch U20B53 Sicilian
2. Graham Morrison vs Miles  0-1411978Amsterdam ZonalE15 Queen's Indian
3. Graham Morrison vs Timman  0-1391978Amsterdam ZonalC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
4. Speelman vs Graham Morrison  ½-½481978Amsterdam ZonalA30 English, Symmetrical
5. Sosonko vs Graham Morrison  1-0361978Amsterdam ZonalE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
6. Speelman vs Graham Morrison 1-0241979Clare Benedict CupA04 Reti Opening
7. Graham Morrison vs Miles  ½-½1091979BCF-chA04 Reti Opening
8. Short vs Graham Morrison  1-0411979BCF-chB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. Hebden vs Graham Morrison  1-0391979BCF-chB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
10. Graham Morrison vs I D Wells  0-1461981Hastings Challengers 1980/81E12 Queen's Indian
11. D Bryson vs Graham Morrison  ½-½121981SCO-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
12. Graham Morrison vs Speelman  ½-½361984BCF-chD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
13. Graham Morrison vs Psakhis  0-1421984TroonB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. Graham Morrison vs Miles  0-1411984BCF-chA04 Reti Opening
15. G Milos vs Graham Morrison  1-0501984Chess OlympiadA15 English
16. Graham Morrison vs D Alzate  1-0431984Thessaloniki ol (Men)E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
17. Sosonko vs Graham Morrison  1-0331984Chess OlympiadA57 Benko Gambit
18. Quinteros vs Graham Morrison  1-0471984Chess OlympiadA22 English
19. A J Whiteley vs Graham Morrison  ½-½121985London NWYME32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. M Pein vs Graham Morrison  1-0361985London NWYME49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
21. Graham Morrison vs M Basman  1-0411986SCO-chB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
22. Graham Morrison vs Adams 0-1371988BCF-chB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
23. Anand vs Graham Morrison  1-0471988BCF-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
24. W Wittmann vs Graham Morrison  ½-½561989EUR-chT (Men) 9thB44 Sicilian
25. Graham Morrison vs S Soylu  ½-½281989EUR-chT (Men) 9thD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-10-06  BIDMONFA: Graham Morrison


May-05-09  Freelix: Graham just scored his first IM norm at the remarkable age of 50 years old, after scoring a 7/11 in the British National League.

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  GrahamClayton: <Freelix>Graham just scored his first IM norm at the remarkable age of 50 years old

Graham picked up his second norm the following year, followed by his third and final norm on his 53rd birthday.

Jun-07-14  sqmorr: In Jan 2013 FIDE approved my IM title "conditional on rating" (see so I now "just" have to cross the 2400 barrier to get to this next level.
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  Sally Simpson: Hi Sqmorr,

The good news is that if you got your IM title a few years back I would have got your games to analyse in 'Rampant Chess'.

I had a quick peek at your DB. I see like me all the golden oldies from the late 70's, early 80's are missing.

I recall a game of yours v Norris about 1978/79. He showed it to us at the Club and me and Johnny Marr spent the whole night looking at it.

Also recall the looks of horror you use to give some of my moves when we were team mates.

Remember this?

G.Chandler - Dr.Ratcliffe, Edinburgh League 1983.

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I castled allowing Bd4. Yes it was a blunder. I had to sac a piece and then my Queen to win.

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bb6 5. b5 Na5 6. Bxf7+ Kxf7 7. Nxe5+ Kf8 8. O-O Bd4 9. Ba3+ d6 10. c3 Bxe5 11. f4 Bf6 12. e5 Be7 13. Qe2 Bf5 14. g4 Bxb1 15. Raxb1 d5 16. Bc1 Ke8 17. d4 Nc4 18. f5 Bg5 19. f6 Bxc1 20. fxg7 Be3+ 21. Qxe3 Qe7 22. gxh8=Q Nxe3 23. Qxg8+ Kd7 24. e6+ Qxe6 25. Qxe6+ Kxe6 26. Rbe1 *

Think I'll submit this for my bit (no one else will want it.) It's quite amusing.

Good luck in getting the title, I'm sure it will happen and regards to L.

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