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Alan Grant Kerr
Number of games in database: 23
Years covered: 1963 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 1827 (1639 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2251
Overall record: +6 -9 =8 (43.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A07 King's Indian Attack (2 games)

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(born 1948) New Zealand

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Alan Grant Kerr was South Island champion in 1967 and 1971 (shared with Alan L Wilkinson), and played for New Zealand at the chess olympiads of 1970 (1st reserve), 1972 (2nd reserve) and 1974 (2nd reserve).

Last updated: 2017-09-08 10:21:18

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Hughes vs A G Kerr  ½-½391963South Island ChE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
2. A G Kerr vs O Sarapu  0-140197077th New Zealand ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
3. A G Kerr vs K Janetschek  ½-½241970Siegen ol (Men) qual-FC44 King's Pawn Game
4. Jacques Dusclaux vs A G Kerr  0-1581970Siegen ol (Men) fin-EE77 King's Indian
5. A G Kerr vs B Huguet  1-0611972Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 4B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
6. F Padilla vs A G Kerr  1-0391972Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 4B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
7. J Dueball vs A G Kerr ½-½231972Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 4B96 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. A G Kerr vs K Otami  1-0161972Chess Olympiad Final-CB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
9. F Alvarez vs A G Kerr  1-0881972Chess Olympiad Final-CB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
10. Mario Figueiredo vs A G Kerr  ½-½601972Chess Olympiad Final-CE92 King's Indian
11. A G Kerr vs M Sawadkuhi  0-1721972Chess Olympiad Final-CB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
12. A G Kerr vs F Sacarello  1-0261972Chess Olympiad Final-CC44 King's Pawn Game
13. A G Kerr vs P Toth  0-1411972Chess Olympiad Final-CC44 King's Pawn Game
14. P Cassidy vs A G Kerr 0-1341972Chess Olympiad Final-CE73 King's Indian
15. A G Kerr vs V Barrientos Conde  ½-½531972Chess Olympiad Final-CB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
16. I Mendivil vs A G Kerr  1-0631972Chess Olympiad Final-CB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
17. A G Kerr vs D James  ½-½571972Chess Olympiad Final-CB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
18. T I Shaw vs A G Kerr  1-0391972Chess Olympiad Final-CA07 King's Indian Attack
19. O Sarapu vs A G Kerr  ½-½48197582nd New Zealand ChampionshipB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
20. A G Kerr vs T H Stonehouse  0-1221976North Island ChC44 King's Pawn Game
21. A G Kerr vs R W Smith  ½-½421976North Island ChB02 Alekhine's Defense
22. K Jensen vs A G Kerr  0-1421978New Plymouth vs Hamilton MatchA28 English
23. Short vs A G Kerr  1-0332014Simultaneous ExhibitionE70 King's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-30-09  missionmankiwi: Grant Kerr played his early chess in Dunedin, New Zealand, and played for New Zealand at 2 Olympiads. He also earned some temporary fame when during the 1970s in Dunedin he and local player Aldous Skuja set what was then the world record for continuous 5 minute chess playing. (They took on all comers and when there was no other opposition played against each other.) The record has since been eclipsed. I saw part of this marathon.

Grant was an aggressive player who as White played Scotch Gambits and Morra Gambits when given the opportunity.

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  Jonathan Sarfati: Grant was also instrumental in organizing the Game Collection: Plaza International Chess Tt 1988 which included Boris Spassky
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  John Saunders: All the games shown here as played by Alan Grant Kerr (NZL) dated between 1994 and 2004 were actually played by Alan Grant (SCO).
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  Tabanus: <John Saunders> You mean Alan G Grant, and 1994 to <2010>, right? I could make CG fix that.

(2014 game is from NZ)

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