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Andrew J Muir
Number of games in database: 356
Years covered: 1975 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2266 (2296 rapid, 2319 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2367

Overall record: +92 -147 =117 (42.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (49) 
    E42 E53 E47 E59 E43
 King's Indian (29) 
    E81 E84 E80 E83 E88
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A58 A67 A59 A56 A71
 Sicilian (12) 
    B93 B44 B33 B84 B45
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A41 D02 A40 A46
 Slav (6) 
    D15 D17 D18 D10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (85) 
    B31 B65 B56 B22 B63
 Semi-Slav (23) 
    D45 D47 D44 D43
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (21) 
    B65 B63 B67 B60 B64
 English (13) 
    A14 A13 A15
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D31 D30 D35
 King's Indian Attack (10) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Muir vs Kamsky, 1990 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   8th European Junior Championship 1978/79 (1978)
   Scottish Championship (1981)
   Hastings 2017/18 (2017)
   British Championship (1993)
   12th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1988)
   British Championship (1979)
   Gibraltar Masters (2004)
   British Championship (1982)
   British Championship (1985)
   British Championship (1990)
   British Championship (1987)
   British Championship (1989)
   British Championship (2004)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   British Championship (2018)

   🏆 European Team Championship
   E Ronka vs A Muir (Nov-21-21) 1-0
   A Muir vs F Ashiku (Nov-20-21) 0-1
   J Garcia vs A Muir (Nov-18-21) 1/2-1/2
   S Jessel vs A Muir (Nov-16-21) 1/2-1/2
   Endrit Uruci vs A Muir (Nov-14-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-17-1958, 64 years old) United Kingdom

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Andrew Joseph Muir is an International Master and a GMC. He was Scottish champion in 2007.

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 390  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Muir vs S Vincent  ½-½301975World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
2. D S Botto vs A Muir  ½-½261975World Junior ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
3. A Muir vs Chekhov  0-1401975World Junior ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
4. H Bach vs A Muir  1-0451975World Junior ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
5. A Muir vs F Bonapart  1-0331975World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
6. L Kokkinos vs A Muir 1-0391975World Junior ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
7. A Muir vs A Avgoustianos  1-0291975World Junior ChampionshipB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
8. J Weber vs A Muir  1-0361975World Junior ChampionshipA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
9. A Muir vs J Raphael  1-0361975World Junior ChampionshipE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
10. F Tumanon vs A Muir  0-1481975World Junior ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
11. A Muir vs M Ruefenacht  1-0311975World Junior ChampionshipB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
12. C Hoi vs A Muir  ½-½431975World Junior ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
13. A Muir vs D Bernstein  0-1311975World Junior ChampionshipB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. A Muir vs K Stewart  0-1311976Scottish ChampionshipA71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
15. M Partis vs A Muir  0-1401976Scottish ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
16. A Muir vs C Lennox  ½-½261976Scottish ChampionshipB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
17. G Morrison vs A Muir  ½-½181976Scottish ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
18. A Muir vs G Bonner  ½-½271976Scottish ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
19. A Muir vs M Macdonald-Ross  0-1351976Scottish ChampionshipC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. D M Jenkins vs A Muir  0-1251976Scottish ChampionshipA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
21. A Muir vs J C Hawksworth  1-04719782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC07 French, Tarrasch
22. Andrew King vs A Muir 0-12619782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
23. P Large vs A Muir 1-02619782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
24. A McCarthy vs A Muir  ½-½251978European Junior Championship 1978/79B22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. A Muir vs L Zimmermann  1-0311978European Junior Championship 1978/79C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 390  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-22-08  Karpova: <Alasdair Alexander (Dunfermline, Scotland) writes: ‘A recent example which outdoes Stephen Solomon is Andrew Muir (born 1958), who won the Scottish championship for the first time in 2007 at the 18th attempt, 31 years after his first attempt. Source: Scottish Chess, October 2007, page 16.’> (C.N. 5389)
Jul-28-08  micahtuhy: I am currently playing a correspondence game with IM Muir, who was gracious enough to play a correspondence game with me, via email, because his niece goes to college with me in the States!
Mar-26-22  Z free or die: I can't resist doing one more photo, especially as <CG> is lacking for this player:

A photo of a young Andy from back in 1969:


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