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Richard A Bates
Number of games in database: 376
Years covered: 1991 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2360 (2395 rapid, 2332 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2397

Overall record: +137 -101 =133 (54.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (35) 
    A40 E10 D02 A41 A46
 King's Indian (32) 
    E62 E71 E63 E67 E70
 Slav (21) 
    D11 D12 D15
 Catalan (20) 
    E04 E06
 Queen's Gambit Declined (11) 
    D30 D38
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D78 D76 D79 D75
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (84) 
    B90 B22 B52 B50 B51
 King's Indian (45) 
    E94 E67 E60 E61 E92
 Sicilian Najdorf (34) 
    B90 B91 B93 B95 B96
 English (9) 
    A14 A10 A17 A15
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E44 E47 E20 E33 E32
 Bogo Indian (6) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Bates vs J Emms, 1999 1-0
   O Hackner vs R Bates, 2013 0-1
   R Bates vs G MacElligott, 2016 1-0
   A Fox vs R Bates, 2014 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bunratty Masters (2016)
   British Championship (1996)
   British Championship (1995)
   Hastings 2008/09 (2009)
   British Championship (2011)
   17th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1993)
   Hastings 2015/16 (2015)
   British Championship (2013)
   Hastings 2017/18 (2017)
   London Chess Classic Open (2019)
   Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
   18th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1994)
   London Chess Classic Open (2016)
   London Chess Classic Open (2013)
   London Chess Classic Open (2015)

   🏆 Four Nations Chess League
   J Rowson vs R Bates (Oct-23-22) 1-0
   R Bates vs Rajat Makkar (Oct-22-22) 0-1
   R Bates vs E Paehtz (Feb-22-20) 0-1
   K Delaney vs R Bates (Feb-09-20) 1/2-1/2
   D Howell vs R Bates (Jan-05-20) 1-0

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(born Jan-27-1979, 44 years old) United Kingdom

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 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 424  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Stevic vs R Bates  1-0561991Wch U12B50 Sicilian
2. F Peralta vs R Bates  0-1471992Wch U14E87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
3. R Bates vs Leko  0-1271993World Youth Championship (Under-14)A57 Benko Gambit
4. A Rizouk vs R Bates  0-1411993World Youth Championship (Under-14)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. V Malakhov vs R Bates  ½-½481993World Youth Championship (Under-14)B54 Sicilian
6. R Bates vs T Petrik  1-0701993World Youth Championship (Under-14)E17 Queen's Indian
7. R Bates vs R Leitao  ½-½471993World Youth Championship (Under-14)E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
8. R Friedmann vs R Bates  0-1601993World Youth Championship (Under-14)B53 Sicilian
9. S Mihajlovskij vs R Bates  0-1611993World Youth Championship (Under-14)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. R Bates vs D Vergun  1-0261993World Youth Championship (Under-14)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. R Bates vs A Galkin  0-1581993World Youth Championship (Under-14)E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
12. R Bates vs F Jenni  1-0281993World Youth Championship (Under-14)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. M Mchedlishvili vs R Bates  1-0331993World Youth Championship (Under-14)A10 English
14. R Bates vs K Arkell  0-1481993British ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
15. R Bates vs S Williams 0-1391993British ChampionshipA99 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3
16. R Bates vs B Martin  0-1401993British ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
17. R Bates vs A Spice  1-0411993British ChampionshipA99 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3
18. V Koshy vs R Bates  1-0291993British ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
19. J J Hastings vs R Bates  0-1471993British ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
20. R Bates vs J Rowson  1-0421993British ChampionshipE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
21. R Bates vs K Murugan  ½-½611993British ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
22. P Marusenko vs R Bates  1-037199317th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
23. R Bates vs P Fenn  1-039199317th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenE16 Queen's Indian
24. R Harman vs R Bates  0-133199317th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
25. R Bates vs B Asanov  1-041199317th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 424  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-18-13  epistle: Gentlemen, I'd like you to meet International Master Bates.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: Taking the 'pistle, are we?
Dec-16-22  Llera: Is he the brother of Norman Bates?

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