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Heather S Richards
Number of games in database: 169
Years covered: 1997 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2190 (2163 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2259
Overall record: +63 -71 =35 (47.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B22 Sicilian, Alapin (38 games)
B07 Pirc (11 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (10 games)
C03 French, Tarrasch (7 games)
C00 French Defense (7 games)
E00 Queen's Pawn Game (6 games)
C02 French, Advance (6 games)
C26 Vienna (6 games)
B12 Caro-Kann Defense (5 games)
B01 Scandinavian (5 games)

   🏆 Batumi Olympiad (Women)
   H Richards vs L Georgescu (Oct-03-18) 0-1
   J Perez Rodriguez vs H Richards (Oct-02-18) 1-0
   H Richards vs J Rapport (Sep-30-18) 0-1
   K Olsarova vs H Richards (Sep-28-18) 1-0
   N Khomeriki vs H Richards (Sep-27-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-27-1983, 38 years old) United Kingdom (federation/nationality Australia)

[what is this?]
She is a WIM.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 169  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Richards vs V Avari  0-1621997Hastings International Open Chess TournamentB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. G Wall vs H Richards  1-0431998BCF-chC02 French, Advance
3. D Gunter vs H Richards  0-1391998BCF-chA21 English
4. H Richards vs C Beaumont  ½-½241998BCF-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. A P Smith vs H Richards  1-0281998BCF-chC11 French
6. H Richards vs T Rendle  1-0281998BCF-chC14 French, Classical
7. M Buckley vs H Richards  1-0331998BCF-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
8. H Richards vs S Jackson  0-1311998BCF-chC45 Scotch Game
9. D J Ledger vs H Richards  1-0571998BCF-chA07 King's Indian Attack
10. J Mutton vs H Richards  0-1321998BCF-chC01 French, Exchange
11. O Aikhoje vs H Richards  1-0451999BCF-chA46 Queen's Pawn Game
12. H Richards vs Koneru  1-0601999BCF-chB07 Pirc
13. H Richards vs M Barth Stanford  0-1331999BCF-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. J N Sugden vs H Richards  ½-½381999BCF-chE00 Queen's Pawn Game
15. D Bisby vs H Richards  1-0331999BCF-chA07 King's Indian Attack
16. H Richards vs R McFarland  0-1371999BCF-chB06 Robatsch
17. E Player vs H Richards  0-1361999BCF-chA07 King's Indian Attack
18. H Richards vs T Rahman  0-1281999BCF-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. L D'Costa vs H Richards  1-0391999BCF-chC02 French, Advance
20. H Richards vs A Cooper  0-1571999BCF-chC15 French, Winawer
21. H Richards vs U Roessler  1-0342001ENG-GER match womenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. H Richards vs A Lutz  1-0392001ENG-GER match womenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. H Richards vs J Burnett  ½-½2920014NCLB01 Scandinavian
24. M Buckley vs H Richards  ½-½2020014NCLA07 King's Indian Attack
25. H Richards vs K Arakhamia-Grant  0-13020014NCLB06 Robatsch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-26-04  Cecil Brown: This is English WIM Heather Richards.

Not to be confused with the Upstate New York country/folk songstress of the same name (as if!)

I think the game against Kosteniuk is from the 2004 European Women's Championship in Dortmund, where Heather finished a creditable 22nd.

Jul-26-04  Cecil Brown: A link to the afore mentioned event
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  GrahamClayton: Richards is now living in Australia, nd gives the odd simul as well as playing in various weekender tournaments.
Dec-05-13  gbekker: WIM Heather Richards has just agreed to play in the 2014 Australian Women's Masters tournament in January.
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  Once: Surely she needs a bit more bio than "She is a WIM" .... ?

Only saying...

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  GrahamClayton: Recent photo:

Richards lives at Gladstone in Queensland, and has recently been given approval to represent Australia. She would be a good chance to play in the Olympiad for Australia at Baku in 2016.

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