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Geoffrey W Lawton
Number of games in database: 100
Years covered: 1978 to 1995
Last FIDE rating: 2369 (2308 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2407

Overall record: +35 -31 =34 (52.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (16) 
    B52 B42 B51 B40 B44
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C80 C99 C89 C82 C77
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C05 C09
 French Defense (6) 
    C05 C09
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B33 B22 B51 B45 B92
 King's Indian (5) 
    E92 E83 E70 E84
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A77 A71 A67 A62
 Pirc (4) 
    B08 B07
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A46 E10 A45
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G W Lawton vs A Aaron, 1978 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   BCF-ch (1986)
   BCF-ch (1983)
   BCF-ch (1995)
   BCF-ch (1987)
   BCF-ch (1984)
   BCF-ch (1985)
   BCF-ch (1982)
   BCF-ch (1978)

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(born Apr-04-1960, 62 years old) United Kingdom

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Geoffrey W Lawton was awarded the IM title in 1984. He is the editor of "It's Only Me", a book about Anthony Miles.

Last updated: 2018-09-06 14:13:09

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 113  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Webb vs G W Lawton  ½-½491978British ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
2. G W Lawton vs A A Smith 1-0561978British ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
3. S Taulbut vs G W Lawton  ½-½141978British ChampionshipB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. G W Lawton vs M Corden 0-1361978British ChampionshipC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
5. A Whiteley vs G W Lawton  ½-½371978British ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
6. G W Lawton vs C Morrison  1-0521978British ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. P Garbett vs G W Lawton  1-0281978British ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
8. G D Lee vs G W Lawton  1-0391978British ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
9. G W Lawton vs N Littlewood  0-1271978British ChampionshipB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
10. G W Lawton vs N Povah  0-1561978British ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
11. D B Pritchard vs G W Lawton  ½-½681978British ChampionshipA15 English
12. G W Lawton vs A Aaron 1-03219782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
13. G W Lawton vs G James  ½-½2219782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
14. E Rayner vs G W Lawton  1-02319782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
15. G W Lawton vs F Zullo  0-13119782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
16. V Ravikumar vs G W Lawton  0-1521982British ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. G W Lawton vs N Murshed  ½-½471982British ChampionshipB41 Sicilian, Kan
18. C Pritchett vs G W Lawton  1-0301982British ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
19. G W Lawton vs T Parkes  1-0631982British ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
20. T N Parameswaran vs G W Lawton  ½-½541982British ChampionshipE10 Queen's Pawn Game
21. G W Lawton vs Flear  1-0511982British ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
22. S Taulbut vs G W Lawton  ½-½951982British ChampionshipB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
23. G W Lawton vs Hodgson  ½-½321982British ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
24. V W Knox vs G W Lawton  1-0541982British ChampionshipB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
25. G W Lawton vs M P Townsend  1-0381982British ChampionshipB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  mahmoudkubba: well, may I ask who is the player, and if their is some infos abt him, apart of beinghte first to post Wawwwww.
Jul-30-06  Rocafella: Err, what?
Apr-04-10  wordfunph: author of one of my books "Tony Miles: It's Only Me - England's First Grandmaster"...wish Geoffrey would write more chess books. I rate his book 9 in 10.

happy birthday Master Geoffrey!

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  GrahamClayton: Lawton made his return to OTB chess in the Staffordshire Congress at Walsall in April 2014 after a ten year absence, finishing =1st in the Premier Division.

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