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Robert Bellin
Number of games in database: 598
Years covered: 1969 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2313 (2332 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2420

Overall record: +184 -154 =260 (52.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (72) 
    B40 B51 B31 B99 B43
 Queen's Pawn Game (57) 
    A45 A46 D01 D00 D04
 Ruy Lopez (30) 
    C85 C97 C78 C63 C60
 French Defense (22) 
    C07 C03 C18 C05 C11
 Reti System (20) 
    A04 A06 A05
 Pirc (18) 
    B09 B07 B08
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B32 B30 B67 B68 B58
 Dutch Defense (27) 
    A95 A96 A81 A92 A93
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C64 C69 C79 C77 C95
 Reti System (24) 
    A04 A06
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A46 A40 E00 A45 D02
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (20) 
    B67 B68 B69 B62 B60
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Torre vs R Bellin, 1981 1/2-1/2
   R Bellin vs J Penrose, 1974 1-0
   J Gallagher vs R Bellin, 1985 0-1
   Korchnoi vs R Bellin, 2007 0-1
   J Beadle vs R Bellin, 2015 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   British Championship (1979)
   British Championship (1974)
   Eerbeek (1978)
   British Championship (1981)
   British Championship (1980)
   British Championship (1976)
   British Championship (1977)
   British Championship (1978)
   British Championship (1982)
   British Championship (1987)
   British Championship (1988)
   British Championship (1984)
   British Championship (1985)
   Gibraltar Masters (2015)
   Gibraltar Masters (2019)

   🏆 Gibraltar Masters
   R Bellin vs N Pogonina (Jan-31-19) 0-1
   R Bellin vs H Bharathakoti (Jan-30-19) 0-1
   R Barski vs R Bellin (Jan-29-19) 0-1
   R Bellin vs D Martinez Martin (Jan-28-19) 1-0
   K Cyfka vs R Bellin (Jan-26-19) 1-0

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(born Jun-30-1952, 70 years old) United Kingdom

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Robert Bellin was born in Great Yarmouth, England. Awarded the IM title in 1977, he was British champion in 1979 (on tie-break). He is married to Jana Bellin.

Last updated: 2021-05-16 06:08:34

 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 623  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Bellin vs F Parr  0-1361969British ChampionshipB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
2. R Thomas vs R Bellin  1-0571969British ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
3. R Bellin vs M Gavrilovic 1-0281969British ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
4. R Lancaster vs R Bellin  ½-½271969British ChampionshipB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. R Bellin vs M J Haygarth  ½-½171969British ChampionshipC07 French, Tarrasch
6. P M Jamieson vs R Bellin  1-0361969British ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
7. R Bellin vs G Bonner  1-0331969British ChampionshipC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
8. S Saverymuttu vs R Bellin  ½-½181969British ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
9. R Bellin vs D Lees  ½-½251969British ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
10. M J Franklin vs R Bellin  0-1301969British ChampionshipA36 English
11. F N Stephenson vs R Bellin  ½-½401969British ChampionshipA35 English, Symmetrical
12. R Bellin vs J Hardinge  1-0301969SouthportB02 Alekhine's Defense
13. R Bellin vs Keene ½-½461969Training game, IpswichB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
14. R Bellin vs Timman  ½-½221970Islington opB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
15. R Bellin vs Miles  1-0551970Islington Junior AC42 Petrov Defense
16. R R Smith vs R Bellin  ½-½241970Islington Junior AA04 Reti Opening
17. R Johannes vs R Bellin  0-1391970Islington Junior AA04 Reti Opening
18. R Bellin vs M Stean  ½-½261970Islington Junior AB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
19. R O'Kelly vs R Bellin  ½-½201970Islington Junior AA96 Dutch, Classical Variation
20. R Bellin vs Nunn  ½-½231970Islington Junior AC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
21. R W L Moberly vs R Bellin  0-1361970Islington Junior AB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. R Bellin vs S Mariotti  ½-½401970Islington Junior AB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. R Bellin vs R G Eales  ½-½261971Cambridge BB02 Alekhine's Defense
24. A H Williams vs R Bellin  1-0391971Cambridge BA96 Dutch, Classical Variation
25. C Kiffmeyer vs R Bellin  ½-½261971ENG-FRGA07 King's Indian Attack
 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 623  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: Robert Bellin
Born 30th June 1952 in Great Yarmouth
Awarded the IM title in 1977 he was British champion in 1979 (on tie break). He was also 1st= in 1974 but lost the playoff.
Feb-13-05  MidnightDuffer: The author of an upcoming book, "The London System", April 28th is the set release date, check it out at amazon, why do they already have the cover of the book though? Sounds good!
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  ray keene: probably bellins greatest international success was a clear first prize in the international tournament -all play all-held at beijing canton and shanghai in 1981. bellin dominated this event ahead of chinas top players, jon speelman and myself.
Jun-30-06  BIDMONFA: Robert Bellin

BELLIN, Robert

Jun-30-06  THE pawn: the bellin wall.
Jan-01-07  Necessary Truths: The guy must be an optimist for marrying Dr. Jana Malypetrova Hartston Miles Bellin. From this we can deduce that the proper style of play against him is conservative - waiting for him to take some kind of risk and then exploiting it.
Jun-21-07  Thorsson: I find it slightly odd that Bellin and Dr Jana appear to have lasted the course. IIRC correctly Bellin's education was extremely truncated, because even at an early age he was absolutely fixated on chess. OTOH perhaps there's a pattern here, Hartston was Cambridge, Miles dropped out of Sheffield...

I remember that he used to turn up at all the congresses in a battered old camper van, which definitely didn't have a shower on board...

Dec-10-07  brankat: From the Bio: <He is the current Husband of Dr. Jana Malypetrova Hartston Miles Bellin.>

Hmmm, sounds so 21st century,She must have had a few :-)

Jul-09-08  Broon Bottle: I understand Mr Bellin has earned a GM norm. How is his quest going to become one of the oldest new GMs? ch-cheers
Aug-04-08  Broon Bottle: Any news on Bellin's hopes of becoming the oldest GM in town?
Jun-30-10  wordfunph: WGM Jana Malypetrova married British IM William Hartston in 1970. She later divorced him and married GM Tony Miles. She later divorced him and married IM Robert Bellin?
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  MissScarlett: Now we know what attracted Jana:

May-16-21  Nosnibor: I note that game 163 is a duplicate of game 164 in the data base. With reference to Robert I first met him when he was a teenager whilst he was competing in the 1969 British Championship. A very amicable young man and I believe he met Jana whilst playing in a local tournament. The last time I saw him was at Alan Edwards funeral in 2010. He and Alan were good friends.
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Are you sure they're duplicates? The system has a quirk that sometimes causes the same game to be listed twice. Check the respective gids.
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  Stonehenge: I've deleted a Chandler-Bellin duplicate.

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