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Nicholas Pert
Number of games in database: 439
Years covered: 1992 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2557 (2600 rapid, 2522 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2574

Overall record: +170 -59 =195 (63.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 15 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (31) 
    E60 E67 E62 E63 E61
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    A46 D02 A41 A40 A45
 Slav (27) 
    D15 D12 D11 D18 D10
 Queen's Indian (21) 
    E12 E13 E15
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D37 D38 D30 D39 D31
 Grunfeld (12) 
    D76 D78 D85 D90 D73
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (76) 
    C18 C03 C05 C15 C00
 Slav (49) 
    D12 D17 D10 D11 D15
 French Winawer (31) 
    C18 C15 C19 C17
 Sicilian (28) 
    B30 B31 B22 B32 B76
 French Tarrasch (23) 
    C03 C05 C07
 Dutch Defense (14) 
    A96 A92 A85 A90 A97
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Parker vs N Pert, 1999 0-1
   F Ynojosa Aponte vs N Pert, 2008 0-1
   R Bates vs N Pert, 2010 0-1
   J Hawkins vs N Pert, 2015 0-1
   R Pert vs N Pert, 2011 1/2-1/2
   J D Carlin vs N Pert, 2011 0-1
   I Snape vs N Pert, 2012 0-1
   I Krush vs N Pert, 2001 0-1
   N Pert vs F Dinger, 2007 1-0
   N Pert vs M Peek, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   4NCL Div 1a 2018/19 (2018)
   British Championship (2010)
   Hastings 2006/07 (2006)
   British Championship (2014)
   British Championship (2015)
   British Championship (2011)
   Hastings 2011/12 (2011)
   British Championship (2008)
   Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
   British Championship (2006)
   British Championship (2017)
   British Championship (2016)
   British Championship (2007)
   European Union Individual Championship (2006)
   Gibraltar Masters (2005)

   🏆 British Championship (Knockout)
   N Pert vs G Jones (Dec-01-19) 0-1
   G Jones vs N Pert (Dec-01-19) 1/2-1/2
   L Schandorff vs N Pert (Oct-25-19) 1/2-1/2
   N Pert vs P Schreiner (Oct-24-19) 1-0
   R Pert vs N Pert (Aug-02-19) 1-0

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(born Jan-22-1981, 39 years old) United Kingdom

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This GM won the 1998 U-18 World Youth Chess Championship. His twin brother is Richard G Pert. Pert came joint second at the British Championships (2015) alongside Daniel Gormally and David Howell, one-half point behind the winner, Jonathan Hawkins.

Wikipedia article: Nicholas Pert

 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 439  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M J Freeman vs N Pert  1-0411992Lloyd's Bank MastersE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
2. N Pert vs S Williams  1-0801994Aberdeen opA96 Dutch, Classical Variation
3. O Rause vs N Pert  0-1201996It (open), I(XII)C15 French, Winawer
4. T Gavriel vs N Pert  0-1381997London2A96 Dutch, Classical Variation
5. N Pert vs D Kopec  ½-½581997London2A43 Old Benoni
6. N Pert vs Kasparov  0-1441997Clock simulD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
7. Kasparov vs N Pert 1-0221997Clock simulB50 Sicilian
8. S Williams vs N Pert  ½-½51998Smith & Williamson YM 8thA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
9. N Pert vs Adams  0-1371998Ch England (team) 1997/98A46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. J Parker vs N Pert 0-13219994NCLA92 Dutch
11. S A Iuldachev vs N Pert  ½-½181999Hastings ChallengersC00 French Defense
12. A J Mestel vs N Pert  0-18619994NCLA10 English
13. Baburin vs N Pert  1-04819994 Nations Chess LeagueA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
14. S Williams vs N Pert  ½-½361999BCF-chT 9899 (4NCL)A21 English
15. N Pert vs A Gokhale  ½-½551999BCF-chA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
16. M Buckley vs N Pert 0-1351999BCF-chB06 Robatsch
17. N Pert vs T Rahman  1-0361999BCF-chD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. N Berry vs N Pert  ½-½231999BCF-chA52 Budapest Gambit
19. P Thipsay vs N Pert  1-0381999BCF-chC02 French, Advance
20. N Pert vs C Hanley  ½-½251999BCF-chC05 French, Tarrasch
21. N Pert vs D A Farndon  1-0421999BCF-chE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
22. A Greet vs N Pert  ½-½161999BCF-chB06 Robatsch
23. N Pert vs S Buckley  1-0471999BCF-chC00 French Defense
24. B Lalic vs N Pert 1-0311999BCF-chA96 Dutch, Classical Variation
25. N Pert vs D Walker  1-0451999BCF-chE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 439  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-08-05  MUG: A good, solid performance from Pert in the 15th European Chess Team Championships this year for England, managing to go undefeated. Probably not set to become a super GM or anything, but still a very talented young player with a bright future.

Can usually be found writing the occasional article for Chess Monthly.

I suspect that the 1962 game above is a different 'Nicholas Pert'.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Nicholas (Nick) Pert, England, born 22 January 1981. Current rating 2541,

U18 World champion in 1998. GM in 2004. Played in the 2006 olympiad, and in the European Team Ch 2005 and 2007. Rating peak 2547 in 2008. Twin brother of IM Richard G Pert.


http://www.andrewmartinchessacademy... (in English) (in Polish)

The games from the match against GM Murray Chandler in 2000 (3-3) can be found here:

Another notable game is N Pert vs Ganguly, 2002

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Strong 2nd place in the British Championship 26 July - 6 August 2010:


Aug-28-12  BIDMONFA: Nicholas Pert

PERT, Nicholas

Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Is he related to the drummer for Rush?
Mar-25-15  Raisin Death Ray: <HeMateMe> No, he's the guy who invented shampoo! Also, Rush Limbaugh doesn't even HAVE a drummer, nimrod!!!
Aug-11-15  AsosLight: How it happens that the two brothers despite being twins have such a notable rating difference?
Aug-11-15  Tomlinsky: One is probably a better player than the other, I imagine.
Aug-11-15  AsosLight: The question is why since they are identical and grew in the same environment.
Aug-11-15  Tomlinsky: Different interests, different motivations, different energies, different personalities, different goals, different paths of life, different capacity, different conclusions, different enthusiasm for the game among other things perhaps?

Environment is one thing while how it manifests within an individual is another I would postulate. They weren't hot-housed like the Polgars, for example, and even there differences in rating and achievement arose.

Dec-03-15  waustad: Another set of chess playing twins, like the Atlas brothers and Marta Bartel and her sister Ewa. I won't even try to spell their original name.
Jan-22-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Nicholas Pert.
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  Tabanus: Winner of London Chess Classic FIDE Open 2018, together with Jules Moussard.

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