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John C Pigott
  
Number of games in database: 87
Years covered: 1975 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2370 (2250 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2419

Overall record: +34 -29 =21 (53.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (10) 
    A10 A13 A15 A16 A17
 King's Indian (9) 
    E80 E67 E63 E71 E87
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A20 A21 A29
 Sicilian (4) 
    B28 B96 B27 B30
With the Black pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E46 E48 E53 E28 E45
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D71 D76 D78 D70
 Pirc (5) 
    B07 B09 B08
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A45 A46 E10
 Sicilian (4) 
    B80 B51 B90 B31
 French Defense (4) 
    C07 C12 C05 C11
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   F Hand vs J C Pigott, 2019 1/2-1/2
   J C Pigott vs S Gottschalk, 1975 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Gibraltar Masters (2019)
   British Championship (2019)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2018)
   4NCL Div 1a 2018/19 (2018)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)
   Reykjavik Open (2019)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Gibraltar Masters
   T Baron vs J C Pigott (Jan-26-20) 1-0
   Kotronias vs J C Pigott (Jan-24-20) 1-0
   J C Pigott vs D Vocaturo (Jan-23-20) 1-0
   I Saric vs J C Pigott (Jan-21-20) 1-0
   F Hand vs J C Pigott (Aug-04-19) 1/2-1/2

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JOHN C PIGOTT
(born Aug-15-1957, 62 years old) United Kingdom

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John Christopher Pigott is an International Master.

Last updated: 2018-04-09 05:33:43

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 87  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J C Pigott vs S Gottschalk  1-0181975IslingtonC30 King's Gambit Declined
2. Vaganian vs J C Pigott  0-1291975Simul, 30bA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
3. J C Pigott vs J Horner  0-1241976BCF-chA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
4. J C Pigott vs Hartston  1-0401981BCF-chA56 Benoni Defense
5. Chandler vs J C Pigott  ½-½391981BCF-chE15 Queen's Indian
6. J C Pigott vs S Taulbut  ½-½231981BCF-chE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. P K Wells vs J C Pigott 0-1251981BCF-chE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
8. J C Pigott vs Anand 0-1491988BCF-chE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
9. Adams vs J C Pigott 1-0341988BCF-chB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. D Norwood vs J C Pigott  0-1601988BCF-chA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Psakhis vs J C Pigott  1-0381993Ostende opE97 King's Indian
12. J C Pigott vs A J Whiteley  ½-½121994London2D00 Queen's Pawn Game
13. J C Pigott vs T Gavriel  1-0401998Hampstead IM 4thE92 King's Indian
14. J C Pigott vs Areshchenko  0-1512003Cappelle La GrandeE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
15. A Kveinys vs J C Pigott  ½-½342003Cappelle La GrandeB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
16. J C Pigott vs T Luther  0-1402003Cappelle La GrandeD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. J C Pigott vs A Fominyh ½-½492003Cappelle La GrandeA15 English
18. J C Pigott vs Fressinet  0-1282016London Classic SuperrapidE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
19. McShane vs J C Pigott  1-0492016London Classic SuperrapidA45 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Y Zhou vs J C Pigott  1-03420174NCL 2016/2017A07 King's Indian Attack
21. J C Pigott vs D Howell  0-12320174NCL 2016-17B12 Caro-Kann Defense
22. P J Sowray vs J C Pigott  0-14820174NCL 2016/2017A04 Reti Opening
23. O V Davidsson vs J C Pigott 0-1352017Reykjavik OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
24. J C Pigott vs M Burrows  ½-½472017Reykjavik OpenB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. L Laustsen vs J C Pigott  1-0352017Reykjavik OpenD71 Neo-Grunfeld
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 87  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-28-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: I think he became an International Master at the age of 59 at the Reykjavik Open (2017).

It is a great achievement and if he reads this I am very happy for him.

Jun-10-17  Howard: Yes, according to Chess Monthly he made his third IM norm at that tournament.
Dec-21-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Pigott now holds the record for the oldest British player to become an IM - the previous record was 58, held by Jeff Horner.
Jan-21-19  epistle: Best of luck young man!
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