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Kenneth Charles Messere
Number of games in database: 31
Years covered: 1965 to 1986
Overall record: +6 -17 =8 (32.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-16-1928, died Mar-31-2005, 76 years old) United Kingdom

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Messere vs G Borisenko  1-02319655th Correspondence World ChampionshipB23 Sicilian, Closed
2. K Messere vs S Nyman  1-0381965Wch5 Final 6568C45 Scotch Game
3. W Stern vs K Messere  ½-½2719655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
4. J Richter vs K Messere  1-02819655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
5. K Messere vs V Zagorovsky 1-04019655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
6. K Messere vs Y Rokhlin  ½-½5319655th Correspondence World ChampionshipB23 Sicilian, Closed
7. K Messere vs J Nielsen  0-14119655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
8. K Messere vs J Hybl  0-14119655th Correspondence World ChampionshipB23 Sicilian, Closed
9. K Messere vs A Ericson  0-14419655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
10. Estrin vs K Messere  0-15519655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
11. L Endzelins vs K Messere 1-01619655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
12. H de Carbonnel vs K Messere  1-02919655th Correspondence World ChampionshipD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
13. H Berliner vs K Messere 1-02219655th Correspondence World ChampionshipD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
14. R Altshuler vs K Messere 1-02519655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. M Abramson vs K Messere  ½-½2219655th Correspondence World ChampionshipA25 English
16. K Messere vs K Husak  0-14319655th Correspondence World ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
17. K Messere vs S Nyman  1-0381968corrC45 Scotch Game
18. F Baumbach vs K Messere 1-0311973corr Potter memD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. M Napolitano vs K Messere  ½-½341973corr. Potter memA58 Benko Gambit
20. K Messere vs L Endzelins  ½-½391973Potter mem corr7376C02 French, Advance
21. A Hollis vs K Messere  1-0281973Potter mem corr7376A04 Reti Opening
22. J Steiner vs K Messere  1-0491973Potter mem corr7376A58 Benko Gambit
23. J Jezek vs K Messere  ½-½581973Potter mem corr7376B06 Robatsch
24. K Messere vs M Berta  ½-½291973Potter mem corr7376C02 French, Advance
25. K Messere vs K Mulder van Leens  0-1541973Potter mem corr7376C02 French, Advance
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  Tabanus: ICCF IM Kenneth Charles Messere (1928-2005), first British player to compete in a CC WC final (1965).

Jul-06-15  ljfyffe: Messere scored 5 and one half out of 16 in the V Final of 1965 World CC Championship.

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