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Scott Wastney
Number of games in database: 156
Years covered: 1994 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2306 (2249 rapid, 2340 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2370

Overall record: +57 -45 =48 (54.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 6 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (14) 
    B90 B39 B67 B47 B33
 King's Indian (13) 
    E67 E63 E69 E62 E68
 French Defense (5) 
    C00 C05
 Reti System (5) 
 Dutch Defense (4) 
    A90 A89 A97
 Slav (4) 
    D17 D15
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (16) 
    B45 B40 B33 B20 B22
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C67 C61 C84 C69 C65
 Caro-Kann (7) 
    B13 B17
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D38 D35 D31
 Dutch Defense (5) 
    A81 A87
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Wastney vs G Jones, 2016 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   107th New Zealand Championship (1999)
   New Zealand Open (2016)
   Queenstown Classic (2006)
   Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
   Elista Olympiad (1998)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)

   🏆 FIDE Online Olympiad
   Tran Thanh Tu vs S Wastney (Aug-08-20) 1-0, rapid
   P Villegas vs S Wastney (Aug-08-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   S Wastney vs S Kwon (Aug-08-20) 0-1, rapid
   S Wastney vs D Gong (Jan-19-17) 0-1
   Michael Kethro vs S Wastney (Jan-18-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-17-1970, 51 years old) New Zealand

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FIDE Master and FIDE Trainer. He was New Zealand Champion in 2001, 2013 and 2017.

Wikipedia article: Scott Wastney

Last updated: 2019-07-22 14:21:23

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 158  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Barlow vs S Wastney  1-0561994102nd NZ ChA81 Dutch
2. S Wastney vs J Sarfati  0-1391995NZL-chA46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. P W Stuart vs S Wastney  1-0181995102nd New Zealand ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
4. M P Dreyer vs S Wastney  1-0481995102nd New Zealand ChampionshipA81 Dutch
5. P Garbett vs S Wastney  1-0201995102nd New Zealand ChampionshipB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
6. Mark Van der Hoorn vs S Wastney  ½-½561995102nd New Zealand ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
7. J N Metge vs S Wastney  1-0231995Papatoetoe Open TtD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
8. M Sinclair vs S Wastney  ½-½281996New Zealand ChB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
9. S Wastney vs R J Dive  ½-½191996New Zealand ChA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
10. R W Smith vs S Wastney 1-0371996New Zealand ChB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
11. S Wastney vs A F Ker  ½-½691996New Zealand ChA46 Queen's Pawn Game
12. S Wastney vs K Supatashvili  0-1341996Yerevan OlympiadD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. L Ebbin vs S Wastney  0-1501996Yerevan OlympiadB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
14. S Wastney vs H Ardiansyah  0-1301996Yerevan OlympiadD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
15. Yung Lau vs S Wastney  ½-½451996Yerevan OlympiadA04 Reti Opening
16. S Wastney vs R Nakamura  1-0421996Yerevan OlympiadA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
17. S Wastney vs L Alvarez Leon  ½-½221996Yerevan OlympiadE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
18. S Wastney vs M Arbouche  ½-½481996Yerevan OlympiadA90 Dutch
19. D Cilia Vincenti vs S Wastney  0-1281996Yerevan OlympiadA80 Dutch
20. F Amonatov vs S Wastney  1-0881996Yerevan OlympiadB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
21. T Marinelli vs S Wastney  ½-½231996Yerevan OlympiadD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
22. S Wastney vs M Schlosser  ½-½501996Yerevan OlympiadE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
23. D Volpinari vs S Wastney  0-1301996Yerevan OlympiadB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
24. S Wastney vs Palatnik  0-1441997Atlantic opA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. A Kulashko vs S Wastney  1-031199821st Waitakere Trust OpenB40 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-08-13  mckmac: Well, I had never heard of this gentleman before today, but as of now, he is leading The New Zealand Championships by a clear point(6/2/0). Strong field too.
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  Benzol: <mckmac> Matthew I'm hoping that 120th New Zealand Championship (2012) will be opened soon for kibitzing.


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  Jonathan Sarfati: Scott is unusual for chessplayers in that he was a late developer. IIRC he was raised in Nelson so had few opportunities as a junior and was only rated 1510 at 21. But he continued to study and improve so that after another 21 years he was an FM rated 2350 FIDE. He won the 120th New Zealand Championship (2012) by a large margin and in convincing fashion with very strong classical play.
Jul-22-19  posoo: VEREY inspiratin, da old posOO MUST consider a move to NEW ZEALAND in light of da foargoing


Oct-14-19  posoo: Now i realize dat da name WASTNEY indicates da WASTE of my life.

i never went to new zeala.

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