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Vernon Albert Small
  
Number of games in database: 193
Years covered: 1973 to 1997
Last FIDE rating: 2313
Highest rating achieved in database: 2390

Overall record: +80 -42 =70 (59.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (35) 
    B44 B40 B93 B47 B56
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C85 C77 C64 C90 C61
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (7) 
    C85 C91 C90
 French Defense (6) 
    C05 C04 C03 C10
 Robatsch (5) 
    B06
 French Tarrasch (5) 
    C05 C04 C03
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (51) 
    B46 B44 B22 B40 B21
 Sicilian Taimanov (21) 
    B46 B47 B45
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D91 D85 D80 D90
 English, 1 c4 c5 (5) 
    A30 A37 A33 A36
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
    A07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Small vs E Torre, 1978 1-0
   V Small vs Panno, 1988 1-0
   V Small vs R Mascarinas, 1978 1/2-1/2
   V Small vs P B Weir, 1980 1-0
   V Small vs H Tatsutomi, 1976 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Fencible Masters (1997)
   New Zealand Championship (1977)
   1st Burroughs Computers Grandmaster (1978)
   Netway Masters (1992)
   Haifa Olympiad (Men) (1976)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1st Burroughs Computers Grandmasters Tt by Benzol
   85th New Zealand Ch by Benzol
   Fencible Masters Tt 1997 by Benzol

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VERNON ALBERT SMALL
(born Jul-18-1954, 65 years old) United Kingdom (federation/nationality New Zealand)

[what is this?]
Vernon Albert Small was born in England in 1954. He later moved to New Zealand and was awarded the IM title in 1988. He has won the New Zealand Championship on four occasions; 1979-80 (shared with Ortvin Sarapu and Ewen McGowen Green), 1980-81 (shared with Sarapu and Roger I Nokes), 1981-82 and 1984-85.

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 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 193  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Small vs O Sarapu  0-1251973New Zealand Ch.A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
2. V Small vs P Paris  1-0401975South Island ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
3. V Small vs E M Green  ½-½40197583rd NZ ChB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
4. V Small vs I Kanko  0-1331976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B44 Sicilian
5. V Small vs T van Dijk  ½-½261976South Island ChampionshipC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
6. V Small vs H Tatsutomi  1-0251976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B44 Sicilian
7. J R Jackson vs V Small 0-1501976South Island ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
8. V Small vs A Malagon  1-0591976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
9. K Jensen vs V Small  1-0381976South Island ChampionshipB44 Sicilian
10. V Small vs M Chaves  1-0531976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
11. S J Hutchings vs V Small  ½-½281976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B40 Sicilian
12. P W Stuart vs V Small  1-0541976South Island ChampionshipA28 English
13. V Small vs F Batres  1-0591976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B06 Robatsch
14. Chandler vs V Small  ½-½37197683rd NZ ChB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. V Small vs L Cornford  1-014197683rd NZ ChB01 Scandinavian
16. V Small vs P W Stuart  ½-½16197683rd NZ ChB30 Sicilian
17. L Aptekar vs V Small  ½-½46197683rd NZ ChA48 King's Indian
18. V Small vs O Sarapu  0-134197683rd New Zealand ChC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
19. W Fairhurst vs V Small  ½-½14197683rd NZ ChB06 Robatsch
20. V Small vs P Paris  1-053197683rd NZ ChC05 French, Tarrasch
21. R J Sutton vs V Small  0-135197683rd NZ ChB83 Sicilian
22. V Small vs P Garbett  ½-½16197683rd NZ ChB42 Sicilian, Kan
23. P B Weir vs V Small  ½-½17197683rd NZ ChB57 Sicilian
24. V Small vs C W Baker  1-0511976South Island ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
25. A J Mestel vs V Small 0-1431976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C02 French, Advance
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-18-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Happy Birthday Vernon.
Jul-18-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Many happy returns again Vernon.

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