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Sam E Collins
S Collins 
Number of games in database: 340
Years covered: 1998 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2457 (2446 rapid, 2386 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2495

Overall record: +116 -110 =109 (50.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (53) 
    B22 B52 B93 B47 B51
 Ruy Lopez (20) 
    C67 C68 C70 C65 C97
 French Defense (20) 
    C02 C00 C05 C03 C07
 English (10) 
    A15 A10 A13 A14
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B13 B18 B12 B10 B11
 Philidor's Defense (7) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (22) 
    B22 B40 B83 B81 B23
 Slav (21) 
    D15 D10 D17 D11 D12
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C77 C89 C97 C80 C91
 English (11) 
    A13 A10 A15 A14
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D30 D35 D37 D31
 English, 1 c4 e5 (9) 
    A28 A20 A22 A29 A25
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Collins vs T Spanton, 2009 1-0
   B Gundavaa vs S Collins, 2010 0-1
   S Collins vs M Figueroa, 2004 1-0
   D Moskovic vs S Collins, 2008 0-1
   S Collins vs S Williams, 2004 1-0
   S Collins vs I Snape, 2008 1-0
   S Collins vs D Haessel, 2011 1-0
   S Collins vs D Volpinari, 2006 1-0
   S Collins vs R Nokes, 2006 1-0
   G Jones vs S Collins, 2011 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bunratty Masters (2014)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Bunratty Masters (2019)
   Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
   Berkeley International (2011)
   Isle of Man Masters (2007)
   Isle of Man Open (1999)
   Isle of Man Open (1998)
   4NCL 2011/12 (2012)
   British Championship (2000)
   European Union Championship (2008)
   Hastings 2009/10 (2009)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Greatest Strategies (Collins) by Okavango
   Greatest Strategies (Collins) by Qindarka
   Greatest Strategies (Collins) by isfsam
   wasspwot's favorite games by wasspwot

   🏆 Irish New Year GM
   S Collins vs T O'Gorman (Jan-06-22) 1-0
   S Collins vs Kanyamarala Tarun (Jan-03-22) 1-0
   S Brady vs S Collins (Jan-03-20) 1/2-1/2
   S Collins vs Kosten (Jan-02-20) 1-0
   S Collins vs R Bates (May-06-19) 1-0

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(born Sep-05-1982, 40 years old) Ireland

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International Master. Collins won the Irish Championship twice, in 2002 and 2014, and the Japanese Championship in 2009.

Wikipedia article: Sam Collins (chess player)

Last updated: 2019-02-19 03:46:31

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 359  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Collins vs J Ryan 0-1901998Isle of Man OpenB07 Pirc
2. A Longson vs S Collins  1-0351998Isle of Man OpenB83 Sicilian
3. S Collins vs C Dossett  1-0391998Isle of Man OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. C Rice vs S Collins  0-1321998Isle of Man OpenA10 English
5. S Collins vs A Jackson  ½-½251998Isle of Man OpenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
6. L Cooper vs S Collins  ½-½191998Isle of Man OpenA10 English
7. S Collins vs J McLean  0-1571998Isle of Man OpenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
8. S Maggs vs S Collins  0-1601998Isle of Man OpenA05 Reti Opening
9. J Richards vs S Collins  ½-½451998Kilkenny MastersB40 Sicilian
10. S Collins vs S Brady  0-1481999Bunratty Masters opB01 Scandinavian
11. S Collins vs F T Naes  1-0401999Isle of Man OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
12. Kiriakov vs S Collins  1-0311999Isle of Man OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. S Collins vs Kosteniuk  0-1531999Isle of Man OpenB89 Sicilian
14. M Goodger vs S Collins  ½-½341999Isle of Man OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. S Collins vs M Maki Uuro  0-1291999Isle of Man OpenB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
16. D G Ellison vs S Collins  0-1691999Isle of Man OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
17. S Collins vs H Winfridsson  0-1321999Isle of Man OpenC70 Ruy Lopez
18. T Spanton vs S Collins  0-1481999Isle of Man OpenD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
19. S Collins vs P Taylor  1-0641999Isle of Man OpenE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
20. M Heidenfeld vs S Collins  1-0332000IRL-chB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
21. S Williams vs S Collins  0-1452000Smith & Williamson YM 10thD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. S Collins vs A Rainfray  ½-½512000Glorney and Faber CupB33 Sicilian
23. S Collins vs J Redpath  0-1292000Glorney and Faber CupC02 French, Advance
24. J Brychta vs S Collins  ½-½612000Glorney and Faber CupB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. R S Jones vs S Collins  0-1492000Glorney and Faber CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-12-06  themadhair: Will be represting Ireland in the 21st olympiad in Turin. We are so going to get battered this year. Like last year. and the year before that. And the year .......
Sep-03-08  Alphastar: he wrote a book about the c3 sicilian: <Grandmaster Secrets: The c3 Sicilian> by IM Sam Collins
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  Peligroso Patzer: Since there is currently no biographical information for this player, here is a link to his FIDE rating card:

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  GrahamClayton: Collins is a qualified barrister.
May-05-12  midknightblue: one of my favorite players. Great books and dvd's. My favorites are his e4 repertoire dvd, his c3 sicilian dvd. Waiting for him to earn his third GM norm.
Pretty amazing that he is a full-time barrister (lawyer) and such a successful player, who is also cranking out quality chess dvd's and books.
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Aug-25-12  PhilFeeley: <OCF> Looks like Peter Leko.
Sep-05-13  Llawdogg: He's 31 years old.
Feb-19-19  BIDMONFA: Sam E Collins


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