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Niaz Murshed
Number of games in database: 262
Years covered: 1982 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2404 (2476 rapid, 2454 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2490

Overall record: +82 -73 =98 (51.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 9 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (16) 
    A15 A10 A17 A13 A11
 King's Indian (13) 
    E92 E75 E71 E73 E60
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    D02 A46 A40 E00
 Slav (7) 
    D10 D18 D11
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E20 E21 E31 E48 E30
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A20 A22 A21
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (18) 
    C10 C12 C01 C18 C11
 Sicilian (16) 
    B47 B23 B45 B48 B44
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A41 A40 A45 A46 E00
 French (12) 
    C10 C12 C11 C00
 Sicilian Taimanov (10) 
    B47 B45 B48 B46
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (7) 
    D20 D27 D26 D29 D24
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N Murshed vs J Nogueiras, 1991 1-0
   S M Rahman vs N Murshed, 2007 0-1
   H Lim vs N Murshed, 2011 0-1
   N Murshed vs S Celis, 2009 1-0
   Adianto vs N Murshed, 1992 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bangladesh Championship (2006)
   11th BCC Thailand Open (2011)
   6th United Insurance (2003)
   Bangladesh Championship (2007)
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)

   🏆 Puchong 1st Friday IM Nov
   N Murshed vs H Mas (Nov-08-17) 1-0
   N Murshed vs Y Chakravarthi (Nov-07-17) 1-0
   D Liu vs N Murshed (Nov-07-17) 1/2-1/2
   N Murshed vs Rithvik R Raja (Nov-06-17) 1-0
   S Mahmud vs N Murshed (Nov-06-17) 0-1

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(born May-13-1966, 54 years old) Bangladesh

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Niaz Murshed is Bangladesh's first GM, having been awarded the GM title in 1987. He was 2nd at Calcutta 1986 and 1st at Calcutta 1988.

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 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 262  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P K Wells vs N Murshed  ½-½411982BCF-chE10 Queen's Pawn Game
2. A Sokolov vs N Murshed 1-0371982Wch U20B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
3. N Murshed vs L Schandorff 1-0351982Wch U20A36 English
4. N Murshed vs T Clarke  ½-½431982BCF-chA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
5. N Murshed vs Keene 0-1361982BCF-chA10 English
6. N Murshed vs Oll  ½-½141983Goglidze MemorialE74 King's Indian, Averbakh, 6...c5
7. N Murshed vs G Flear  ½-½201983Southport ch70-BCFA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
8. N Murshed vs Velimirovic  0-1551983Bela Crkva opA04 Reti Opening
9. D Barua vs N Murshed ½-½6519835th Asian Team ChB40 Sicilian
10. E Torre vs N Murshed  1-03419835th Asian Team ChE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
11. N Murshed vs R Granat  1-0501984BCF-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. N Murshed vs I Rogers  1-02319842nd Commonwealth-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. K Spraggett vs N Murshed  ½-½4819842nd Commonwealth-chA30 English, Symmetrical
14. Keene vs N Murshed  0-13419842nd Commonwealth-chA71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
15. Sosonko vs N Murshed  1-0311984Thessaloniki OlympiadE00 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Ali Al-Ghasra vs N Murshed  0-1191984Thessaloniki OlympiadB23 Sicilian, Closed
17. Nunn vs N Murshed 1-0391985Commonwealth-ch 3rdB89 Sicilian
18. N Murshed vs Ivanchuk  0-1331985Wch U20D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. Tseshkovsky vs N Murshed  ½-½291986CalcuttaB83 Sicilian
20. Anand vs N Murshed 1-0601986CalcuttaB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. N Murshed vs Razuvaev  ½-½261986CalcuttaE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
22. Jansa vs N Murshed  ½-½271986CalcuttaB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
23. N Gaprindashvili vs N Murshed  1-0371986Rubinstein Memorial 24thD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. N Murshed vs Sherzer  1-0461987PhiladelphiaA43 Old Benoni
25. W Arencibia Rodriguez vs N Murshed  1-0431988CalcuttaA68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-24-06  NBZ: Niaz Murshed, the first Bangladeshi GM and in fact the first GM from South Asia (next was Anand I think). Though he failed to fulfil his early promise, he remains a pretty strong GM.
Feb-24-06  VishyFan: Niaz Murzhed is participating in the ONGC Cup GM to be held in Hyderabad from 25th February.......
May-13-06  BIDMONFA: Niaz Murshed


Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Niaz Murshed won the championship of Bangladesh at the age of 12 years and 309 days. I saw him played in 2009 Asian Individual Championship in Subic Philippines.
Apr-25-11  drik: He also invented the so called 'Barry' attack, using it to defeat GMs like Ian Rogers. Unfortunately the English players got to it & named it after their slang for rubbish.
May-16-15  siggemannen: Some info about the "Barry" attack:

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