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John A Fuller
Number of games in database: 20
Years covered: 1946 to 1967
Overall record: +5 -7 =8 (45.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-12-1928, died Mar-2005, 76 years old) United Kingdom

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John A Fuller was British Correspondence Champion in 1954 and 1955.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Fuller vs G Crown 1-091946British Boys ChC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. J Fuller vs D Horne  ½-½231949Hastings 1949/50C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
3. Rossolimo vs J Fuller  1-0311949Hastings 1949/50C03 French, Tarrasch
4. J Fuller vs W A Winser 1-0321949Hastings 1949/50B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
5. Euwe vs J Fuller 1-0521950Hastings 1949/50E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
6. J Fuller vs Larry Evans 0-1481950Hastings 1949/50C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
7. I Koenig vs J Fuller  0-1681950Hastings 1949/50C49 Four Knights
8. B H Wood vs J Fuller  0-1321950Hastings 1949/50A02 Bird's Opening
9. J Fuller vs O Barda  ½-½571950Hastings 1949/50B71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
10. Szabo vs J Fuller  1-0301950Hastings 1949/50A95 Dutch, Stonewall
11. J Fuller vs R Persitz  ½-½191955Hastings 1955/56B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
12. Ivkov vs J Fuller  ½-½421955Hastings 1955/56B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. J Fuller vs Taimanov  0-1541955Hastings 1955/56B58 Sicilian
14. K Darga vs J Fuller  ½-½671955Hastings 1955/56A61 Benoni
15. J Fuller vs J Diez del Corral  0-1351956Hastings 1955/56B59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
16. J Penrose vs J Fuller  ½-½211956Hastings 1955/56B58 Sicilian
17. J Fuller vs F Olafsson  0-1571956Hastings 1955/56B59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
18. Golombek vs J Fuller  0-1431956Hastings 1955/56E85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
19. J Fuller vs Korchnoi ½-½541956Hastings 1955/56B83 Sicilian
20. J K Robinson vs J Fuller  ½-½351967BCF QualifierB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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  Benzol: John A Fuller
Born 12th May 1928
He was British Correspondence champion in 1954 and 1955.
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  whiteshark: "John A Fuller died in March 2005.

He had been inactive as a chessplayer for many years, but played with some distinction in the Hastings Premier of 1949 scoring 3/9 and of 1955 scoring 3.5/9. He was typical of this era of strong English players who would unquestionably have become an international master, had the opportunities of today been available then."

Obituary by Stewart Reuben [28/4/05],

May-12-08  pastpawn: I am wondering if the John A Fuller who played the 1962, 1963 and 1977 games above is actually the same as the British Correspondence Champion John A Fuller (who played the games up to 1956).

It seems odd that these 3 games are played in the US, and also appear to contain blunders you wouldn't normally expect from a master-level player.

Dec-06-10  sneaky pete: The 1963 game against Fischer was played by James Fuller.
Feb-14-13  Rob Fuller: The games shown here in years 1962 to 1977 are not John Fuller the former british correspondence champion and british boys champion.
Feb-14-13  Nosnibor: I first met John Fuller over the board in a BCFQualifier(Zonal stage)This was March 1967 and he told me that he had not played OTB chess for 5 years.He was an extremely amiable person.The game went as follows:-White:J.K.Robinson Black:J.A.Fuller,Sicilian Defence,1e4,c5,2Nf3,d6,3d4,cxd4,4Nxd4,Nf6,5Nc3,a- 6,6Bc4,Bd7,70-0,Nc6.8a4,e6,9Be3,Be7,10Kh1,Qc7.11-
6g4,Qb7,17Qg2,exf4,18Bxf4,bxa4,19g5, Nd7,20Nxa4,Rfe8,21b3,Bf8,22Rae1,Ne5,23Bxe5,Rxe5,- 24Nb2,Rae8,25Nc4,Rc5,26h4,Re6,27Re2,Qe7,28Rfe1,h-
4,Rf5,34Qg4,35Rg5,Qf4 drawn by repetition of moves.In 1958 which I believe was Fullers last appearance in the British Champioship he finished fifth equal with Cafferty and Gibbs scoring 6.5/11.In doing so he beat Wade,Gibbs,Horseman and drawing with Clarke and also the defending champion.
Feb-15-13  Tomlinsky: <Rob Fuller> Which part of England did <John A Fuller> hail from may I ask? I am assuming that you are related, and that he was based here, but either way welcome to Chessgames.
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  Richard Taylor: There is another John Fuller who plays chess (correspondence). He is also a poet and novelist. He is the son of Roy Fuller. This may add to the confusion of Fullers.

Probably (almost certainly) not the J A Fuller here.

May-15-18  Robin J Fuller: John A Fuller was Coventry Chess Champion and Coventry Lightning Chess Champion for numerous years in the 1960s.

During this period John also wrote a chess article in the Coventry Evening Telegraph.

Harrow Chess Champion and Middlesex County Champion in 1950/51

May-15-18  Robin J Fuller: Harrow Chess Champion 11 out of 12 years 1950 to 1961 including 8 years in a row; the only year he missed was because of absence due to ill health.
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