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John Grantley Cooper
Number of games in database: 144
Years covered: 1973 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2223
Highest rating achieved in database: 2380

Overall record: +42 -61 =41 (43.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E30 E31 E43 E52 E41
 English (7) 
    A13 A14 A10 A16 A17
 King's Indian (7) 
    E91 E93 E63 E64 E94
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A21 A25 A20 A29
 Reti System (6) 
    A06 A04
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A58 A56 A61
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (11) 
    E92 E73 E77 E97 E98
 Sicilian (10) 
    B23 B22 B81 B27 B40
 French Defense (5) 
    C02 C15 C09
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    E00 D00 A40 A45
 Reti System (4) 
    A04 A06
 Sicilian Scheveningen (4) 
    B80 B81 B83 B82
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   O W Rigaud vs J Cooper, 1974 0-1
   D Johnston vs J Cooper, 1981 0-1
   R W Smith vs J Cooper, 1976 0-1
   Flear vs J Cooper, 1978 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Haifa Olympiad (1976)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   British Championship (2015)

   🏆 4NCL Div 1a 2018/19
   J Cooper vs P Roberson (May-06-19) 0-1
   H Stepanyan vs J Cooper (May-05-19) 1-0
   J Cooper vs R Reimanis (May-04-19) 1/2-1/2
   J Cooper vs Daniel Abbas (Mar-17-19) 1/2-1/2
   A C Taylor vs J Cooper (Mar-16-19) 1-0

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(born May-14-1954, 66 years old) United Kingdom

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John Grantley Cooper was born in Cardiff, Wales. Awarded the IM title in 1984, he was Welsh champion in 1976 (jointly), 1978 (jointly), 1984, 1985, 1992 (jointly), 1993 (jointly), 1994, 1995 and 1996. He also played for Wales in ten Olympiads, from 1974 to 1992.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 144  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Beliavsky vs J Cooper 1-0391973Wch U20 fin-AB44 Sicilian
2. J Cooper vs Beliavsky  0-1531973Wch U20 prel-AE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
3. O W Rigaud vs J Cooper 0-151974Nice Olympiad qual-1C30 King's Gambit Declined
4. A S Segal vs J Cooper  1-0291974Nice Olympiad qual-1D55 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. J Cooper vs Petrosian 0-1491974Nice Olympiad qual-1E91 King's Indian
6. Bellon Lopez vs J Cooper  ½-½411974Nice Olympiad Final-AA14 English
7. G Bordonada vs J Cooper  1-0371974Nice Olympiad Final-AC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
8. J Cooper vs Parma  0-1341974Nice Olympiad Final-AE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
9. Csom vs J Cooper  1-0421974Nice Olympiad Final-AB02 Alekhine's Defense
10. J Cooper vs P Markland  0-1401974Nice Olympiad Final-AA58 Benko Gambit
11. H Kestler vs J Cooper  ½-½151974Nice Olympiad Final-AA14 English
12. H Ree vs J Cooper  1-0311974Nice Olympiad Final-AE92 King's Indian
13. J Cooper vs Najdorf  1-0321974Nice Olympiad Final-AA56 Benoni Defense
14. L Liljedahl vs J Cooper  0-1301974Nice Olympiad Final-AA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
15. J Cooper vs Lombardy  ½-½581974Nice Olympiad Final-AD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. Nunn vs J Cooper 1-0351976SurreyC50 Giuoco Piano
17. J Padilla Liceaga vs J Cooper  0-1331976Haifa OlympiadB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
18. R W Smith vs J Cooper  0-1321976Haifa OlympiadC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
19. J Cooper vs G Philippe  0-1511976Haifa OlympiadD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. J Cooper vs M Dienavorian  1-0411976Haifa OlympiadD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Yanofsky vs J Cooper  ½-½481976Haifa OlympiadC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
22. J Cooper vs L Schorr  1-0391976Haifa OlympiadA55 Old Indian, Main line
23. S Rubanraut vs J Cooper  1-0361976Haifa OlympiadE77 King's Indian
24. J Cooper vs E Raaste  ½-½441976Haifa OlympiadE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
25. J Cooper vs G Scholz Solis  1-0801976Haifa OlympiadE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 144  PGN Download
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  Benzol: John Grantley Cooper
Born 14th May 1954 in Cardiff, Wales
He was Welsh champion in 1976 (joint), 1978 (joint), 1983-84 and 1984-85 and was awarded the IM title in 1984.
May-14-06  BIDMONFA: John G Cooper


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