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Helen Milligan
Number of games in database: 259
Years covered: 1982 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 1977 (1932 rapid, 1918 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2124
Overall record: +60 -94 =105 (43.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A15 English (10 games)
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C45 Scotch Game (7 games)
B42 Sicilian, Kan (7 games)
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   H Milligan vs I Agrest (Oct-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   H Milligan vs M E Granados Diaz (Oct-04-18) 1-0
   A Milovic vs H Milligan (Oct-03-18) 1-0
   H Milligan vs S Sanchez Castillo (Sep-30-18) 1/2-1/2
   B Hallaeva vs H Milligan (Sep-28-18) 1-0

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(born Aug-25-1962, 60 years old) United Kingdom (federation/nationality New Zealand)

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Dr. Helen Milligan (nee Scott) is a Candidate Master, a Woman FIDE Master, an International Arbiter and a FIDE Instructor. She was Scottish Women's Champion in 1982 and joint British Women's Champion in 1983.

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Last updated: 2019-07-18 04:46:33

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 259  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Watai vs H Milligan  ½-½351982Lucerne Olympiad (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. H Milligan vs J Chaves  1-0461982Lucerne Olympiad (Women)B59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
3. H Milligan vs S Jackson  0-13619837th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
4. P Cramling vs H Milligan  1-0411984Thessaloniki Olympiad (Women)A17 English
5. H Milligan vs C Roos  ½-½471984Thessaloniki Olympiad (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
6. B Hund vs H Milligan  1-0341984Thessaloniki Olympiad (Women)C24 Bishop's Opening
7. H Milligan vs F Foster  ½-½781984Thessaloniki Olympiad (Women)B08 Pirc, Classical
8. E Curtin vs H Milligan  ½-½4919859th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. S Christopher vs H Milligan  ½-½2019859th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenC24 Bishop's Opening
10. H Milligan vs A Maric  0-1321986Dubai Olympiad (Women)B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
11. H Milligan vs G Szmacinska  0-1401986Dubai Olympiad (Women)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
12. D Savereide vs H Milligan  0-1191988Thessaloniki Olympiad (Women)C42 Petrov Defense
13. G L House vs H Milligan  ½-½601989Edinburgh opC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
14. H Milligan vs N Carton  0-1201990British ChampionshipC15 French, Winawer
15. S Lalic vs H Milligan  1-0371990British ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
16. H Milligan vs T Clarke  1-0321990British ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
17. C Morrison vs H Milligan  ½-½181990British ChampionshipC28 Vienna Game
18. E Donaldson-Akhmilovskaya vs H Milligan  1-0351990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)E16 Queen's Indian
19. H Milligan vs L Kristol  0-1421990Novi Sad Olympiad (Women)C12 French, McCutcheon
20. N Tagnon vs H Milligan  0-1321992Manila Olympiad (Women)C39 King's Gambit Accepted
21. H Milligan vs S Lalic  0-1311992British ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
22. S T Ansell vs H Milligan  1-0461992British ChampionshipC55 Two Knights Defense
23. T Fomina vs H Milligan  1-0261992European Team Championship (Women)B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
24. I Erneste vs H Milligan  ½-½531992European Team Championship (Women)C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
25. H Milligan vs A Carvalho  ½-½581992European Team Championship (Women)B01 Scandinavian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-16-04  mack: Does Mr Milligan have no forename?
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  paulalbert: This is Ms. Helen Milligan, an interesting lady whom I had the pleasure of meeting when she worked at the British Chess Magazine store on Baker Street in London. Her academic background is in physics. Paul Albert
Oct-17-04  mack: Well thank you for that. Shows me up for presuming that every chess player is male.
Aug-25-06  BIDMONFA: Helen Milligan


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  keypusher: Looks like Jonathan Speelman.
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  WannaBe: When she plays, how many Milligan(s) is she allowed? :-))
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  Jonathan Sarfati: She has a doctorate in astrophysics, WFM title and according to Richard Taylor chessforum she is the wife of GM Murray Chandler, with whom she has co-authored Chess for Children.
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  Richard Taylor: She was in the North Island Tournament and seemed a very nice person - she was in the finals - I mean she had a good score - everyone was playing badly though ... myself included - I think the time control was too fast and two games a day is difficult.

Murray Chandler and her are living here in Auckland now.

She must be pretty bright to have degree in astrophyiscs... those guys know things most people can never even start to think about: but the cosmos fascinates us all.

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  Benzol: She got seconded into taking the photos of the various winners in the North Island Championships today. I spoke briefly with her. That photo of <BIDMONFA>'s doesn't do her justice BTW.
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  Benzol: Happy Birthday Helen.
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  Benzol: Many happy returns again Helen.
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  Richard Taylor: Same here - I played Helen in recent rapid - she played the "Moscow var" a line anaylsed by Murray Chandler in book she has written on those systems!

<Benzol> See her response to Peter Stuart's English (as played v you) - it will show you a good line versus what he played - which is o.k. I was looking at it today.

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  Benzol: <Richard> Thanks for the heads up on her game with Peter Stuart. However, to me Helen's position in that game still appears to be difficult.
Apr-03-09  Dredge Rivers: M-I-double L-I
GAN spells Milligan!
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  Benzol: All the best on your birthday Helen.


Aug-14-12  waustad: It is interesting that she's playing in the olympiad but her husband, Murray Chandler, isn't.
Oct-20-12  drakkenboy: I don't think Helen Milligan is the wife of Murry Chandler because last time i saw him he was with his NEW Girlfriend
Jun-06-13  whiteshark: She's the webmaster of 'Gambit Publications'.

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  Benzol: Just wondering why it says that some of her 2016 Olympiad games are played in Tromso?
Aug-25-17  Sally Simpson: Happy Birthday Helen.

H Milligan vs D Reizniece-Ozola, 2001

Feb-27-18  Octavia: I wonder if Helen sees this page? Richard, may be you should ask her? today game of the day featured her win! Well done, Helen!
Apr-05-22  Gallicrow: Regarding Helen Milligan and Murray Chandler - apparently they were never married although they were a couple until 2009.

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