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Michael Steadman
Number of games in database: 269
Years covered: 1977 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2176 (2225 rapid, 2147 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2285
Overall record: +121 -96 =52 (54.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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   M Steadman vs B R Watson (Oct-15-17) 0-1
   B Lim vs M Steadman (Oct-14-17) 0-1
   M Steadman vs Rabindra Shakya (Oct-13-17) 1-0
   M Steadman vs D Eade (Oct-12-17) 0-1
   S Yee vs M Steadman (Oct-12-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-13-1962, 60 years old) New Zealand

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Michael Victor Robert Steadman is a FIDE Master and an International Organizer. He was New Zealand champion in 2012. His son Mathew Steadman also plays chess.

Last updated: 2021-10-20 12:46:34

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 269  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Cornford vs M Steadman  1-0191977North Island ChC00 French Defense
2. M Steadman vs P R Green  1-0361977North Island ChC50 Giuoco Piano
3. M Steadman vs R J Sutton  0-1261978Auckland Open ChC39 King's Gambit Accepted
4. L Aptekar vs M Steadman  1-0421978Auckland Open ChA15 English
5. M Steadman vs R Davies  0-1481978North Island ChB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
6. J Cater vs M Steadman  1-0421978North Island ChC05 French, Tarrasch
7. K Jensen vs M Steadman  ½-½411978Labour Weekend TtA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
8. R J Sutton vs M Steadman  0-1381978Labour Weekend TtC05 French, Tarrasch
9. J Mounier vs M Steadman  0-1251979Howick - Pakuranga Open TtC18 French, Winawer
10. P Mataga vs M Steadman  ½-½311979NZ Junior ChC18 French, Winawer
11. M Steadman vs K Jensen  0-1291979North Island ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
12. Mark Evans vs M Steadman  0-1311979North Island ChampionshipC16 French, Winawer
13. M Steadman vs H Bennett  1-02719792nd Waitemata TtB01 Scandinavian
14. D Beach vs M Steadman  1-03819792nd Waitemata TtA02 Bird's Opening
15. Y Terada vs M Steadman 0-1241979Wch U20C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
16. M Steadman vs M Karp  ½-½211979Wch U20C05 French, Tarrasch
17. J Sarfati vs M Steadman  ½-½421980NZL-chBC05 French, Tarrasch
18. M Steadman vs P S Spiller  ½-½271980Easter Weekend TtB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. M Steadman vs P L Cordue  0-153198087th NZL-ch Premier ReserveB08 Pirc, Classical
20. M Steadman vs R Mathias  1-0201980Burroughs Computers Auckland Provincial Schoolpupil ChC39 King's Gambit Accepted
21. M Steadman vs P R Green  1-0411983Auckland InvitationalA07 King's Indian Attack
22. M Steadman vs J N Metge 1-0341983Auckland InvitationalC00 French Defense
23. T van Dijk vs M Steadman  1-0421984NZ Ch Premier ReserveB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. M Steadman vs G Aldridge  1-0271984NZ Ch Premier ReserveC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
25. M Steadman vs M Basman 0-1261985North ShieldsA40 Queen's Pawn Game
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  Benzol: Congratulations to Mike who has just gained an IM norm by finishing second in the 5th George Trundle NZ Masters.
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  Benzol: Mike Steadman is playing in the BDO tournament in the Netherlands at the moment. Live games can be accessed at
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  Benzol: Happy Birthday Mike.


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  Benzol: Congratulations to Mike as the New Zealand Champion for 2012.
Nov-24-14  MarkFinan: How this guy reached a 2250+ rating is puzzling to me. Check out his play inR Taylor vs M Steadman, 2008 and it's pretty awful!

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