Leonard J McLaren
Number of games in database: 207
Years covered: 1978 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2160 (2225 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2254
Overall record: +106 -57 =44 (61.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|B22|| ||Sicilian, Alapin (23 games)||B80|| ||Sicilian, Scheveningen (8 games)||A07|| ||King's Indian Attack (8 games)||B21|| ||Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4 (8 games)||B40|| ||Sicilian (7 games)||B03|| ||Alekhine's Defense (6 games)||A46|| ||Queen's Pawn Game (5 games)||C10|| ||French (5 games)||C11|| ||French (5 games)||B07|| ||Pirc (5 games)|
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L McLaren vs E Bagamasbad (Oct-15-17) 1/2-1/2
P Chan vs L McLaren (Oct-14-17) 0-1
L McLaren vs B R Watson (Oct-13-17) 0-1
L McLaren vs A Ismail (Oct-12-17) 1-0
D K Johansen vs L McLaren (Oct-12-17) 1/2-1/2
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|LEONARD J MCLAREN
(born Aug-01-1964, 55 years old) New Zealand
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FIDE Master (2017) and FIDE Instructor (2015).
Leonard McLaren is also a New Zealand Master and a FIDE Instructor. He learned to play chess aged 4 and joined a club aged about 11.
He won the New Zealand Schoolpupils Championship in 1980 (jointly) and 1981. During the 1980's he won the Wellington Championship three times.
After this he went to England from 1989 to 1991 and played in 100 tournaments including 3 British Championships scoring 5/11, 5/11 and 6/11 respectively.
McLaren was North Island Champion (jointly with Paul Anthony Garbett) in 2004.
He became joint New Zealand Champion in 2015.
The highest FIDE rating he has achieved is 2275.
He considers his best result in an individual game to be in this one: L McLaren vs D Sermek, 2003.
| page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 207
|1. L McLaren vs M Chandler / C Laird
||0-1||20||1978||?,New Zealand||B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange|
|2. L McLaren vs J Sarfati
||1-0||31||1979||Civic Chess Club Championship||C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation|
|3. N H Hopewell vs L McLaren
|| ||½-½||26||1981||NZ Schoolpupils Ch||C15 French, Winawer|
|4. A F Ker vs L McLaren
|| ||0-1||34||1981||NZ Schoolpupils Ch||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|5. L McLaren vs B Walsh
|| ||1-0||24||1981||NZ Junior Ch||B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange|
|6. L McLaren vs L Aptekar
|| ||0-1||48||1981||First CCL Whitcoulls Weekender||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
|7. L McLaren vs M F Noble
||0-1||37||1981||4th Tawa Labour Weekend Tt||C41 Philidor Defense|
|8. P W Stuart vs L McLaren
|| ||1-0||38||1982||Dominion Breweries 40-40 Tt||A13 English|
|9. L McLaren vs F Foster
|| ||1-0||22||1982||NZ Junior Ch||B07 Pirc|
|10. M F Noble vs L McLaren
|| ||0-1||42||1982||NZ Junior Ch||D04 Queen's Pawn Game|
|11. G Aldridge vs L McLaren
|| ||0-1||35||1982||NZ Junior Ch||A13 English|
|12. L McLaren vs M Hopewell
|| ||1-0||36||1982||NZ Schoolpupil Ch||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
|13. L McLaren vs R J Dive
|| ||1-0||43||1983||Queen's Birthday Weekender||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|14. D Capper vs L McLaren
|| ||0-1||39||1983||Queen's Birthday Weekender||A15 English|
|15. J Sarfati vs L McLaren
|| ||0-1||65||1983||Queen's Birthday Weekender||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|16. L McLaren vs P D Hawkes
|| ||1-0||23||1983||Civic Chess Club Ch||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|17. L McLaren vs P Monrad
|| ||1-0||34||1983||All-Wellington Ch||D04 Queen's Pawn Game|
|18. N H Hopewell vs L McLaren
|| ||1-0||26||1983||NZ Ch Premier Reserve||C00 French Defense|
|19. L McLaren vs B Wheeler
|| ||1-0||37||1984||NZ Ch Premier Reserve||A48 King's Indian|
|20. P Clemance vs L McLaren
|| ||1-0||36||1984||Philips Tt||C18 French, Winawer|
|21. L McLaren vs P Clemance
|| ||0-1||37||1984||Queens Birthday Weekender||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|22. R J Dive vs L McLaren
|| ||0-1||40||1984||All Wellington Ch||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|23. L McLaren vs A Lloyd
|| ||0-1||39||1984||92nd NZ Ch||A43 Old Benoni|
|24. L McLaren vs J Sarfati
|| ||1-0||52||1985||All Wellington Championship||A06 Reti Opening|
|25. J Sarfati vs L McLaren
||1-0||60||1985||NZL-ch||C07 French, Tarrasch|
| page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 207
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