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Gino Thornton
Number of games in database: 126
Years covered: 2003 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2075 (2070 rapid, 2107 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2207
Overall record: +38 -61 =27 (40.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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   🏆 New Zealand Open
   G Thornton vs M F Noble (Jan-10-16) 0-1
   C Yan vs G Thornton (Jan-09-16) 0-1
   G Thornton vs L Zhang (Jan-08-16) 0-1
   S Yee vs G Thornton (Jan-07-16) 0-1
   G Thornton vs W F Forster (Jan-06-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-25-1987, 34 years old) New Zealand

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Giovanni Antonio (Gino) Thornton became joint New Zealand Champion in 2015.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 126  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Thornton vs J McDonald  0-1412003NZ Major OpenD05 Queen's Pawn Game
2. G Thornton vs C Morrison  ½-½402003Auckland Intl OpenA55 Old Indian, Main line
3. G Thornton vs A Song  ½-½612003Auckland Intl OpenA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
4. B Jones vs G Thornton  1-0332003Auckland Intl OpenA16 English
5. G Thornton vs P W Stuart  ½-½152003Auckland Intl OpenA04 Reti Opening
6. D Xu vs G Thornton  0-1492003Auckland Intl OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
7. G Thornton vs Mark Van der Hoorn  ½-½582003Auckland Intl OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
8. L Jones vs G Thornton  ½-½412003Auckland Intl OpenE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
9. R Gibbons vs G Thornton 1-0352003Auckland Intl OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
10. G Thornton vs P Goffin  ½-½202003Auckland Intl OpenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
11. R Hart vs G Thornton  ½-½24200326th Waitakere Licensing Trust OpenA48 King's Indian
12. C Wright vs G Thornton  1-0312003North Island ChE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
13. G Thornton vs G Parker  ½-½362003North Island ChD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. P Wang vs G Thornton  1-046200330th North Shore OpenC02 French, Advance
15. L McLaren vs G Thornton  0-1322005North Shore Club ChB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. B R Watson vs G Thornton  0-1472005Auckland Chess Centre ChA12 English with b3
17. R Davies vs G Thornton  0-1292005Auckland Chess Centre ChA14 English
18. G Thornton vs P Macdonald  1-0212005Auckland Chess Centre ChB01 Scandinavian
19. G Thornton vs Mark Van der Hoorn  1-0292005112th New Zealand ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
20. A F Ker vs G Thornton  1-0382005112th New Zealand ChampionshipE31 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line
21. R Nokes vs G Thornton  1-035200528th Waitakere Licensing Trust OpenB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
22. G Thornton vs C Wright  1-0382005North Island ChB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. N Croad vs G Thornton  1-0282005North Island ChA15 English
24. R W Smith vs G Thornton  ½-½302005North Island ChE12 Queen's Indian
25. G Thornton vs P Wang  ½-½472005North Island ChA06 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 126  PGN Download
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  Benzol: The visiting IMs are having a hard time with some of the younger players in the 5th George Trundle NZ Masters Tournament currently being played in Auckland. In the following game which is already in the upload queue for the database Australian IM Stephen Solomon is on the receiving from Gino Thornton.

[Event "5th George Trundle NZ Masters"]
[Site "Auckland, NZ"]
[Date "2010.07.05"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Thornton, Gino"]
[Black "Solomon, Stephen"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E25"]
[WhiteElo "2181"]
[BlackElo "2423"]
[PlyCount "101"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.f3 d5 5.a3
Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 c5 7.cxd5 Nxd5 8.Qd2 f5 9.e3 O-O
10.g3 Nc6 11.Bd3 e5 12.Ne2 b6 13.O-O cxd4 14.cxd4
Bb7 15.Bb2 Qe7 16.Bc4 Na5 17.Ba2 e4 18.Nc3 Rad8
19.fxe4 fxe4 20.Rxf8+ Kxf8 21.Rf1+ Nf6 22.Rf5 Ba6 23.Nd5 Qe6 24.Qb4+ Kf7 25.Nxf6 Qxa2 26.Nh5+ Ke6 27.Nxg7+ Kd7 28.d5 Kc8 29.Ne6 Be2 30.Qc3+ Nc4 31.Nxd8 Qxb2 32.Qxb2 Nxb2 33.Nc6 Nc4 34.Kf2 Bg4 35.Rf8+ Kc7 36.a4 a5
37.Rf4 Bd1 38.Rxe4 Nb2 39.Nd4 Bxa4 40.h4 Kd6 41.Re6+ Kc5 42.h5 Nc4 43.Rh6 Kxd5 44.Rxh7 Ne5 45.Rg7 Be8
46.h6 Bg6 47.Nf3 Nd3+ 48.Ke2 Be4 49.Rd7+ Kc5 50.Rxd3 a4 51.Rd4 1-0

A good game from Gino.

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