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Douglas Marshall Bryson
Number of games in database: 184
Years covered: 1976 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2329 (2308 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2384

Overall record: +64 -51 =69 (53.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B32 B41 B77 B67 B47
 French Defense (14) 
    C18 C16 C11 C19 C02
 King's Pawn Game (10) 
 French Winawer (8) 
    C18 C16 C19
 Sicilian Taimanov (6) 
    B49 B47 B45 B46
 Uncommon Opening (5) 
    B00 A00
With the Black pieces:
 Semi-Slav (20) 
    D47 D44 D45 D43
 Scandinavian (15) 
 Alekhine's Defense (10) 
    B03 B02 B04
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C89 C91 C77 C88 C84
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (7) 
    C89 C91 C84 C88
 Catalan (7) 
    E04 E06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Bryson vs T Luther, 2002 1/2-1/2
   T Wibe vs D Bryson, 1984 0-1
   D Bryson vs K Arakhamia-Grant, 1999 1-0
   C Pritchett vs D Bryson, 2004 0-1
   J Gallagher vs D Bryson, 1994 1/2-1/2
   W F Buchanan vs D Bryson, 1987 0-1
   E Bamber vs D Bryson, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Scottish Championship (1993)
   Scottish Championship (2001)
   Scottish Championship (1981)
   Scottish Championship (1999)
   111th Scottish Championship (2004)
   Scottish Championship (1980)
   Northumbrian Masters (1996)
   Scottish Championship (2012)
   Edinburgh Open (1988)
   European Team Championship (1992)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   EUR-chT (Men) 9th (1989)
   European Team Championship (2001)

   🏆 World Senior Teams +50
   P Petran vs D Bryson (Mar-01-15) 1/2-1/2
   D Bryson vs A Das (Jul-15-12) 1/2-1/2
   D Bryson vs R Ruck (Jul-14-12) 1/2-1/2
   A G Grant vs D Bryson (Jul-13-12) 0-1
   D Bryson vs D McGowan (Jul-12-12) 1-0

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(born Mar-12-1957, 65 years old) United Kingdom

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IM and GMC from Scotland. He was British Correspondence Champion in 1983, 1984 and 1985.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 187  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M J Freeman vs D Bryson  1-0361976Glasgow CC OpenD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
2. E Schiller vs D Bryson  ½-½201980Hastings ChallengersC46 Three Knights
3. A J Norris vs D Bryson  1-0871980Scottish ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. D Bryson vs E Davis  1-0821980Scottish ChampionshipC19 French, Winawer, Advance
5. T Upton vs D Bryson  ½-½281980Scottish ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
6. D Bryson vs M Orr  0-1411980Scottish ChampionshipB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. G Bonner vs D Bryson  ½-½271980Scottish ChampionshipD04 Queen's Pawn Game
8. A Muir vs D Bryson  0-1341980Scottish ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
9. D Bryson vs A Reid  ½-½321980Scottish ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
10. A McClelland vs D Bryson  0-1411981SCO-ch corrB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. D Bryson vs M Sharif  1-0311981WchT U26C02 French, Advance
12. D Bryson vs I Wells  0-1341981Hastings Challengers 1980/81B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. D Bryson vs D Kopec  1-0321981Scottish ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
14. D Bryson vs G Morrison  ½-½121981Scottish ChampionshipB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
15. P Motwani vs D Bryson  ½-½201981Scottish ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. D Bryson vs R M McKay 0-1331981Scottish ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
17. A Reid vs D Bryson  0-1211981Scottish ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. T Upton vs D Bryson  1-0611981Scottish ChampionshipB02 Alekhine's Defense
19. D Bryson vs M Orr  1-0571981Scottish ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
20. D Bryson vs Greenfeld  ½-½401981WchT U26C00 French Defense
21. D Bryson vs Lerner  ½-½4519812nd World Telechess OlympiadC44 King's Pawn Game
22. I Johannsson vs D Bryson  ½-½191982Lucerne OlympiadD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. D Bryson vs J Bielczyk  ½-½231982Lucerne OlympiadB56 Sicilian
24. G Andruet vs D Bryson  ½-½311982Lucerne OlympiadD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. A Martin Gonzalez vs D Bryson  ½-½281982Lucerne OlympiadB03 Alekhine's Defense
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  Benzol: Douglas M Bryson
Born 12th March 1957
British Correspondence Champion in 1983, 1984 and 1985.
Apr-04-06  Averageguy: I've seen him at a chess tournament in Edinburgh where he beat my club champion.
Jun-21-06  Chess Classics: Oh, I thought this was the other famous Bryson from Britain...does anybody read him?


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  GrahamClayton: Bryson writes the chess column for the Scotsman newspaper:

Dec-05-14  ljfyffe: Member of the Scotland team which placed
equal third in the CC Olympiad XI Final (1992-1999).

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