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Wilfred Attard
  
Number of games in database: 15
Years covered: 1960 to 1981
Overall record: +1 -11 =3 (16.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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WILFRED ATTARD
(died Nov-23-2001) Malta

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Wilfred (Wilfrid) George Attard won the Maltese Chess Championship twelve times (1946, 1950, 1953-4; again had a streak between 1957-1961; and yet again between 1963-4 and a final one in 1980).

 page 1 of 1; 15 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A M Giustolisi vs W Attard  1-0411960Madrid ZonalB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
2. Portisch vs W Attard  1-0411960Madrid ZonalE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
3. Gligoric vs W Attard  1-0311960Madrid ZonalB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. W Heidenfeld vs W Attard  1-0281960Madrid ZonalC28 Vienna Game
5. W Attard vs A Prameshuber  ½-½441964Kecskemet ZonalB08 Pirc, Classical
6. W Attard vs A Matanovic  ½-½381964Kecskemet ZonalB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Hort vs W Attard  1-0271964Kecskemet ZonalE88 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6
8. W Attard vs Tringov  0-1741964Kecskemet ZonalB06 Robatsch
9. W Attard vs L Abraham  1-0441972Skopje Olympiad Final-DB32 Sicilian
10. J C Letzelter vs W Attard  ½-½471972Skopje Olympiad Final-DB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
11. W Attard vs Csom  0-1201974Nice Olympiad qual-4D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. B Ivanovic vs W Attard  1-0401981Budva ZonalC44 King's Pawn Game
13. W Attard vs S Mariotti  0-1361981Budva ZonalB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
14. Ivkov vs W Attard  1-0491981Budva ZonalC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
15. Velimirovic vs W Attard  1-0331981Budva ZonalC71 Ruy Lopez
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-22-08  M Psaila: A legend in Maltese chess circles, having won the championship several times and also was President of the Malta Chess Federation. He remianed a strong player till the end. Not one to study much theory but he had a tactical flair and woe betide you if you happen to be on the wrong end of one of his combinations. RIP
Dec-28-11  acmilan03c1: Does anyone know what year he died in? It would help a lot with this little project I have...
Dec-29-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: He died in 2001. <Wilfrid Attard, who died a year ago>.

http://www.timesofmalta.com/article....

Dec-30-11  acmilan03c1: Thank you very much for the information and the link!
Dec-30-11  acmilan03c1: I've just found a link (local news archive or some such) stating his full name was Wilfrid George Attard.
Dec-30-11  acmilan03c1: http://chessmalta.com/news_main-pre...

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