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Mark Orr
  
Number of games in database: 243
Years covered: 1976 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2080 (2042 rapid, 2088 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2315
Overall record: +67 -81 =95 (47.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A45 Queen's Pawn Game (13 games)
E11 Bogo-Indian Defense (11 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (7 games)
B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange (7 games)
A46 Queen's Pawn Game (7 games)
A04 Reti Opening (6 games)
A15 English (6 games)
D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav (5 games)
B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation (5 games)
C02 French, Advance (4 games)

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   M Orr vs M De Verdier (Feb-09-14) 1/2-1/2
   M Heidenfeld vs M Orr (Feb-09-14) 1-0
   A Gonzalez vs M Orr (Feb-08-14) 0-1
   M Orr vs Baburin (Feb-08-14) 0-1
   M Orr vs S Maroroa (Feb-08-14) 1/2-1/2

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MARK ORR
(born Nov-09-1955, 66 years old) Ireland

[what is this?]
IM Mark John Legard Orr was born in Ulster (Northern Ireland). He was Irish champion in 1985 (=Eugene Curtin).

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 243  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Orr vs Speelman  0-1281976EU-ch U20 qualB57 Sicilian
2. A Santos vs M Orr  1-0541976EU-ch U20 fin-CD97 Grunfeld, Russian
3. M Orr vs C Lennox  ½-½481977Scottish ChampionshipB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. R M McKay vs M Orr  1-0361977Scottish ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
5. M Orr vs G Bonner  ½-½451977Scottish ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
6. A White vs M Orr  0-1741977Scottish ChampionshipA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
7. M Orr vs P M Giulian  ½-½241977Scottish ChampionshipC29 Vienna Gambit
8. D J Findlay vs M Orr  0-1321977Scottish ChampionshipB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. M Orr vs C Pritchett  ½-½151977Scottish ChampionshipA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
10. M Orr vs A Reid  0-1401980Scottish ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
11. M J Freeman vs M Orr  0-1381980Scottish ChampionshipE77 King's Indian
12. M Orr vs I Mullen  ½-½541980Scottish ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
13. D Bryson vs M Orr  0-1411980Scottish ChampionshipB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. M Orr vs D Kopec  ½-½391980Scottish ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
15. A J Norris vs M Orr  1-0301980Scottish ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
16. M Orr vs D H Duncan  1-0201980Scottish ChampionshipE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
17. S R Mannion vs M Orr  ½-½301981Scottish ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
18. M Orr vs G Moultrie  1-0421981Scottish ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
19. R M McKay vs M Orr  ½-½641981Scottish ChampionshipC00 French Defense
20. M Orr vs G Morrison  ½-½121981Scottish ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
21. D Kopec vs M Orr  1-0341981Scottish ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
22. M Orr vs A Muir  ½-½571981Scottish ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
23. D Bryson vs M Orr  1-0571981Scottish ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
24. A A Smith vs M Orr  1-03319825th Manchester Benedictine OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. M Orr vs S W Small  1-04619825th Manchester Benedictine OpenA57 Benko Gambit
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-11-03  Ribeiro: Besides having been Irish Champion, Mark Orr has authored important works on Neural Networks.
Feb-09-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Mark JL Orr perhaps?
Feb-09-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: LOL. My player biography was deleted with the other file! :)
Feb-09-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Now that he's down to one file this should be it.
:)
Feb-09-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: Sorry about that Benzol, we'll try to find a way to avoid that in the future.
Nov-09-06  BIDMONFA: Mark Orr

ORR, Mark J. L.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/orr_mark.htm
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Sep-13-09  IanDavis: Mark Orr was the first Irish Player to achieve the International Master title
Sep-13-09  sneaky pete: He was also the first Orrish Player to do so.
Jun-11-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: He is just an Orriginal.
Jun-11-10  Cibator: That's enough Orrful puns - we should refrain from them from now on as a Mark O'rrespect.
Jun-11-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Great chess, bad knees. Only for us combo chess/sports fans...
Jun-11-10  talisman: <HeMateMe> i like that...1 question...did bobby sign a contract for his last year which he could not fulfill because of his bad knees?...was it w/ the black hawks?
Jun-12-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Dunno the history. But, he was a great player robbed of a longer career because of knee problems, and inadequate medical care.
Jan-01-12  acmilan03c1: Mark John Legard Orr according to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_...
Jan-01-12  acmilan03c1: A search for "mark john legard orr" (with the inverted commas) returns 177 results, so this seems pretty well confirmed.

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