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Nigel Edward Povah
  
Number of games in database: 158
Years covered: 1971 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2314
Highest rating achieved in database: 2365

Overall record: +58 -59 =41 (49.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (33) 
    A45 D00 D02 D04 D05
 Sicilian (7) 
    B48 B32 B57 B42
 Robatsch (5) 
    B06
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C69 C65 C61 C73
 French Defense (4) 
    C02 C17
 Sicilian Taimanov (4) 
    B48
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B45 B33 B30 B22 B20
 Modern Benoni (10) 
    A61 A60 A70 A67 A66
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
    B45 B47
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A20 A26 A29 A28
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
    A07
 Scandinavian (4) 
    B01
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N E Povah vs P Giulian, 1978 1-0
   N E Povah vs J Horner, 1979 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   British Championship (1975)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2018)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2017)
   Gibraltar Masters (2019)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Gibraltar Masters
   N E Povah vs Xiangyu Xu (Jan-21-20) 0-1
   N E Povah vs J P Le Roux (Mar-17-19) 0-1
   A Hunt vs N E Povah (Mar-16-19) 1/2-1/2
   A Stewart vs N E Povah (Jan-31-19) 0-1
   N E Povah vs G Tokhirjonova (Jan-30-19) 0-1

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NIGEL EDWARD POVAH
(born Jul-17-1952, 67 years old) United Kingdom

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Nigel Edward Povah was born on the 17th of July 1952 in Wandsworth London, England. Awarded the IM and IMC titles in 1983 he is the author of several opening works. In 1989 he became a GMC.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 158  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Bruzzi vs N E Povah  1-0331971Hammersmith opB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
2. W Stirling vs N E Povah  ½-½491973London opB32 Sicilian
3. N E Povah vs S Webb  0-1431973London opC02 French, Advance
4. N E Povah vs R Emerson  1-0261975Surrey ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. R Emerson vs N E Povah  1-0421975Friendly matchB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
6. A Ludgate vs N E Povah  0-1281975British ChampionshipA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
7. N E Povah vs Speelman 0-1311975British ChampionshipB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
8. J Horner vs N E Povah  0-1411975British ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
9. S Webb vs N E Povah  1-0191975British ChampionshipD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
10. N E Povah vs J G Nicholson  ½-½231975British ChampionshipB57 Sicilian
11. J Littlewood vs N E Povah  1-0251975British ChampionshipA66 Benoni
12. N E Povah vs P J Lee  ½-½441975British ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. B Cafferty vs N E Povah  ½-½171975British ChampionshipA26 English
14. N E Povah vs P R Kemp 1-0271975British ChampionshipB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
15. N E Povah vs M Haygarth  ½-½201975British ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
16. A J Whiteley vs N E Povah  ½-½211975British ChampionshipA61 Benoni
17. Kotov vs N E Povah 0-1271976Malta International TournamentA46 Queen's Pawn Game
18. N E Povah vs D E Rumens  0-1401976BCF-chC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
19. R Emerson vs N E Povah  1-0181976Charlton OpenB33 Sicilian
20. R Emerson vs N E Povah  1-0421976Surrey ChampionshipB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
21. N E Povah vs D B Pritchard  1-0321976BCF-chC17 French, Winawer, Advance
22. N E Povah vs E Rayner  0-1321976BCF-chC02 French, Advance
23. NN vs N E Povah 0-1421976BCF-chB33 Sicilian
24. M Macdonald-Ross vs N E Povah  0-1221976BCF-chA45 Queen's Pawn Game
25. N E Povah vs B Gasic  0-1391977BirminghamB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
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