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Vernon Albert Small
Number of games in database: 226
Years covered: 1973 to 1997
Last FIDE rating: 2313
Highest rating achieved in database: 2390

Overall record: +84 -51 =90 (57.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (41) 
    B81 B44 B88 B93 B32
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C85 C64 C91 C77 C61
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C85 C90 C91
 French Defense (7) 
    C05 C10 C04 C03
 Ruy Lopez Exchange (6) 
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C05 C03 C04
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (57) 
    B46 B44 B22 B40 B21
 Sicilian Taimanov (25) 
    B46 B47 B45
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D91 D85 D82 D80 D90
 English, 1 c4 c5 (6) 
    A30 A32 A36 A37 A33
 Queen's Indian (5) 
    E15 E12
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Small vs E Torre, 1978 1-0
   V Small vs Panno, 1988 1-0
   O Sarapu vs V Small, 1992 1/2-1/2
   V Small vs Korchnoi, 1988 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Fencible Masters (1997)
   New Zealand Championship (1977)
   1st Burroughs Computers Grandmaster (1978)
   Netway Masters (1992)
   Haifa Olympiad (1976)
   Dubai Olympiad (1986)
   Lucerne Olympiad (1982)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)

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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(born Jul-18-1954, 66 years old) United Kingdom (federation/nationality New Zealand)

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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 10; games 1-25 of 226  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Small vs O Sarapu  0-1251973New Zealand Ch.A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
2. A Carpinter vs V Small  1-0421974South Island ChA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
3. V Small vs P Paris  1-0401975South Island ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
4. V Small vs E M Green  ½-½40197583rd NZ ChB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
5. P W Stuart vs V Small  1-0541976South Island ChampionshipA28 English
6. V Small vs T van Dijk  ½-½261976South Island ChampionshipC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
7. J R Jackson vs V Small 0-1501976South Island ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
8. K Jensen vs V Small  1-0381976South Island ChampionshipB44 Sicilian
9. W Fairhurst vs V Small  ½-½14197683rd NZ ChB06 Robatsch
10. V Small vs P Paris  1-053197683rd NZ ChC05 French, Tarrasch
11. R J Sutton vs V Small  0-135197683rd NZ ChB83 Sicilian
12. V Small vs P Garbett  ½-½16197683rd NZ ChB42 Sicilian, Kan
13. P B Weir vs V Small  ½-½17197683rd NZ ChB57 Sicilian
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. V Small vs C W Baker  1-0511976South Island ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
20. A J Mestel vs V Small 0-1431976Haifa OlympiadC02 French, Advance
21. S J Hutchings vs V Small  ½-½281976Haifa OlympiadB40 Sicilian
22. V Small vs M Chaves  1-0531976Haifa OlympiadB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
23. V Small vs R Beyen  ½-½261976Haifa OlympiadC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
24. V Small vs A Malagon Diaz  1-0591976Haifa OlympiadC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
25. V Small vs H Tatsutomi  1-0251976Haifa OlympiadB44 Sicilian
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  Benzol: Happy Birthday Vernon.
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  Benzol: Many happy returns again Vernon.


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  wordfunph: IM Vernon Small scored 7/9 in Haifa Chess Olympiad.

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