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Russell John Dive
Number of games in database: 334
Years covered: 1982 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2285 (2270 rapid, 2207 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2375

Overall record: +149 -118 =66 (54.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (44) 
    A15 A13 A10 A14 A16
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A46 A40 A41
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E45 E32 E41 E58 E21
 Reti System (14) 
    A04 A06 A05
 English, 1 c4 c5 (14) 
    A37 A34 A36 A31 A30
 King's Indian (11) 
    E70 E69 E67 E62 E72
With the Black pieces:
 Alekhine's Defense (47) 
    B04 B03 B02 B05
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E41 E32 E42 E20 E45
 Petrov (17) 
    C42 C43
 Queen's Indian (16) 
    E12 E15 E13
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B10 B13 B12 B18
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A45 E00 D02 A46
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Sarfati vs R J Dive, 1982 1/2-1/2
   G A Hoskyn vs R J Dive, 1997 0-1
   R J Dive vs P W Stuart, 1987 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   New Zealand Championship (2008)
   New Zealand Championship (2014)
   118th New Zealand Championship (2011)
   New Zealand Open (2015)
   New Zealand Open (2016)
   Queenstown Chess Classic (2012)
   Queenstown Classic (2006)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   Olympiad (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2018)

   🏆 Chess Olympiad
   R J Dive vs Sergio Miguel (Oct-05-18) 1-0
   Joshua Johnson vs R J Dive (Oct-03-18) 0-1
   Serguei Gontcharov vs R J Dive (Oct-02-18) 0-1
   R J Dive vs R C S Alvarez (Oct-01-18) 0-1
   J Borisek vs R J Dive (Sep-30-18) 1-0

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(born May-21-1966, 54 years old) New Zealand

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He is an IM. He became New Zealand Champion in 1987, 1996 (jointly), 1999 and 2015 (jointly).

Wikipedia article: Russell Dive

Last updated: 2017-03-15 13:08:45

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 334  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Taylor vs R J Dive 1-0341982Trophy TourneyD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. R J Dive vs A Lloyd 0-1171982NZ Junior ChA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
3. J Sarfati vs R J Dive ½-½231982Tawa Labour Weekend TtB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
4. L McLaren vs R J Dive  1-0431983Queen's Birthday WeekenderD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. F Foster vs R J Dive  1-0371983Queen's Birthday WeekenderB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
6. J Sarfati vs R J Dive  1-0211984Wellington League InterclubB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
7. R J Dive vs A Fletcher  0-1301984NZCAA Trophy TtA34 English, Symmetrical
8. R J Dive vs M C Wilson  0-1501984New Zealand Junior ChA34 English, Symmetrical
9. R J Dive vs L McLaren  0-1401984All Wellington ChD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. S D Brown vs R J Dive  0-1311985Queen's Birthday TournamentC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
11. B Martin vs R J Dive  0-1341985South Island ChC42 Petrov Defense
12. R J Dive vs A F Ker  1-0501985Queen's Birthday TournamentD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
13. R J Dive vs L McLaren  1-0341985All Wellington ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
14. P L Cordue vs R J Dive  1-0311985Premier Reserve TtA07 King's Indian Attack
15. J Sarfati vs R J Dive  0-1371985Phillips Chess CongressC49 Four Knights
16. O Sarapu vs R J Dive  1-0431985North Island ChampionshipC47 Four Knights
17. M Whaley vs R J Dive  1-0401985Bledisloe Cup MatchA07 King's Indian Attack
18. G Aldridge vs R J Dive  0-1401986Civic Easter TtC42 Petrov Defense
19. J Sarfati vs R J Dive 1-0641986North Island ChC42 Petrov Defense
20. R J Dive vs L McLaren  0-1721986Civic Easter TtD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. R J Dive vs N Goodhue  1-0311986Civic Easter TtD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
22. Gufeld vs R J Dive 0-1641986Wellington, New ZealandC42 Petrov Defense
23. G Aldridge vs R J Dive  0-1351986Queens Birthday Weekend TtA07 King's Indian Attack
24. J R Jackson vs R J Dive  1-0201986South Island ChD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. B Martin vs R J Dive  0-1261986South Island ChC42 Petrov Defense
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 334  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-25-05  Orbitkind: Another cool name. Ready, steady, go... Russel, John, Dive!
Aug-11-09  BIDMONFA: Russell John Dive

DIVE, Russell J.

Jun-19-12  MORPHYEUS: Iskuba's sparring partner.
Mar-28-13  Fiona Macleod: <Mar-28-13
Rolfo: ...
Well, it's about Magnus vs former Soviet Union. I don't think Magnus expect gifts to go more than one way, he has to rely on himself>

--WCC page (p.270)

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