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David Anderton
D Anderton 
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Number of games in database: 86
Years covered: 1967 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2067
Highest rating achieved in database: 2267
Overall record: +14 -39 =33 (35.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A07 King's Indian Attack (6 games)
C12 French, McCutcheon (4 games)
C05 French, Tarrasch (4 games)
C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line (4 games)
E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto (4 games)
A57 Benko Gambit (3 games)
E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical (3 games)
D02 Queen's Pawn Game (3 games)
A56 Benoni Defense (3 games)
C00 French Defense (2 games)

   🏆 British Championship
   L Trent vs D Anderton (Jul-28-18) 1-0
   D Anderton vs R Eames (Mar-18-18) 1/2-1/2
   Pavel Asenov vs D Anderton (Nov-12-17) 1-0
   D Anderton vs J Le Roux (Nov-11-17) 0-1
   D Anderton vs G Wall (May-07-12) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-02-1941, died Apr-01-2022, 80 years old) United Kingdom

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David William Anderton was a lawyer and international director of the British Chess Federation (BCF). He was a former president of the BCF. Anderton served as captain of the English chess olympiad team for many years. Anderton was a Candidate Master and an IMC.

Last updated: 2022-04-12 15:08:50

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 86  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Anderton vs Keene 0-1371967Inter-Union MatchA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
2. D J Sherman vs D Anderton  ½-½201970British ChampionshipA14 English
3. D Anderton vs Z Farooqui  ½-½311970British ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
4. P N Wallis vs D Anderton  ½-½581970British ChampionshipD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
5. D Anderton vs R Lemon  0-1411970British ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. M J Haygarth vs D Anderton  ½-½181970British ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
7. D Anderton vs P C Griffiths  1-0251970British ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
8. D Anderton vs B Green  ½-½391970British ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
9. P H Clarke vs D Anderton  1-0411970British ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
10. D Anderton vs D Lees  1-0331970British ChampionshipE56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
11. A H Williams vs D Anderton  1-0401970British ChampionshipC19 French, Winawer, Advance
12. D Anderton vs B Cafferty  ½-½221970British ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Miles vs D Anderton  0-1421971Staffordshire opA07 King's Indian Attack
14. P C Griffiths vs D Anderton  1-0461972Barnstaple OpenA73 Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O
15. Keene vs D Anderton ½-½121977SimulA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
16. J Horner vs D Anderton  1-0191979British ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
17. D Anderton vs G Brangham  ½-½231979British ChampionshipD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
18. C M Cooley vs D Anderton  ½-½521979British ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
19. D Anderton vs T Parkes  1-0401979British ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
20. J Cooper vs D Anderton  ½-½621979British ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
21. D Anderton vs I Wells  0-1441979British ChampionshipE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
22. S Jackson vs D Anderton  1-0491979British ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
23. D Anderton vs R Britton  1-0531979British ChampionshipE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
24. A Muir vs D Anderton  1-0271979British ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
25. D Anderton vs D Kilgour  1-0351979British ChampionshipD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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Mar-30-16  Shams:
Apr-01-22  cyclemath: The sad news is that David Anderton died on 1 April 2022.
Apr-12-22  Nosnibor: Sorry to learn the death of David Anderton whom I have played on a few occasions. My last game against him was in the British Seniors Championship held at Swansea University in Round One on the 12th August 2006.He was the highest graded player in the event at 2266. It was a rather topsy turvy game. White: D.W.Anderton Black: J.K.Robinson Opening: Modern Benoni, Mikenas Attack 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.e4 g6 7.f4 Bg7 8.Bb5+ Nfd7 9.a4 Qh4+ 10.g3 Qe7 11.Nf3 0-0 12.0-0 Na6 13.Re1 Nb4 14.h3 a6 15.Bf1 Re8 16.Be3 Nf8 17.Bf2 h5 18.Qd2 b6 19.Kh2 Qc7 20.Rac1 Bb7 21.g4 hxg4 22.hxg4 Nd7 23.g5 Rad8 24.Bh3 Qb8 25.Kg3 Bc8 26.Nh2 f5 27.exf5 gxf5 28.Nf3 Ne5 29.fxe5 dxe5 30.Kg2 e4 31.Nh4 Nd3 32.Bxf5 Bxf5 33.Nxf5 Qc8 34.Ng3 Qg4 35.Rxe4 Rxe4 36.Ncxe4 Nf4+ 37.Kg1 Nh3+ 38.Kh2 Qh4 39.Nf5 Qxe4 40.Nxg7 Nxf2 41.QXf2 draw agreed

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