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Tom O'Donnell
Number of games in database: 102
Years covered: 1980 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2332
Highest rating achieved in database: 2375

Overall record: +24 -37 =40 (43.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B22 B40 B78 B51 B90
 French Tarrasch (10) 
    C07 C05 C03
 French Defense (10) 
    C07 C05 C03
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C69 C60
 Ruy Lopez Exchange (5) 
With the Black pieces:
 Semi-Slav (13) 
    D47 D45 D44 D48
 Sicilian (11) 
    B22 B67 B52 B50 B23
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D30 D31 D36
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T O'Donnell vs L Day, 1992 1-0
   T O'Donnell vs J Xiong, 2009 1-0
   J Torres vs T O'Donnell, 1994 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   Moscow Olympiad (1994)
   Canadian Open (2007)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2001 Canadian open by gauer

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(born Jan-20-1965, 57 years old) Canada

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He is an IM and was ranked 15th on the (active) Canadian listings for July 2009. Having played for British Columbia in 1981, he won the Canadian Cadet Championship with 7/9. He accumulated 20.5 points in 39 team Olympiad games between 1988-94, occasionally as high as 3rd board and finished with 4.5/8 out of nine total games played on Canada's World team (50+) Championship at Dresden in June, 2016. He won the 1988 British Columbia championship and 2005 Prince Edward Island open.

References: (1) Wikipedia article: Chess'n Math Association , (2) , (3) , (4)

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 110  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T O'Donnell vs K Spraggett 0-1421980Ch. Canada, WindsorB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
2. Suttles vs T O'Donnell  1-0371981Vancouver 15-minuteA07 King's Indian Attack
3. K Spraggett vs T O'Donnell  1-0361986VancouverD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. K Spraggett vs T O'Donnell  ½-½851986Keres MemorialC60 Ruy Lopez
5. T O'Donnell vs E Ronneberg  ½-½41198788th US OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
6. T O'Donnell vs D Kopec  0-133198788th US OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. T O'Donnell vs F Lindsay  ½-½54198788th US OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
8. T O'Donnell vs L Day  ½-½161988Oakham HouseC60 Ruy Lopez
9. T O'Donnell vs B Ivanovic  0-1261988Saint John op-2B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
10. T O'Donnell vs K Spraggett  0-1591988Keres MemorialB22 Sicilian, Alapin
11. T O'Donnell vs Gipslis  0-1401988Saint John op-2B08 Pirc, Classical
12. T O'Donnell vs D Kopec  ½-½241988National OpenA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
13. T O'Donnell vs Y Diop  1-0351988Thessaloniki OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. H Olafsson vs T O'Donnell  1-0341988Thessaloniki OlympiadD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. T Clarke vs T O'Donnell  ½-½601988Thessaloniki OlympiadB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
16. A El Arousy vs T O'Donnell  ½-½1211988Thessaloniki OlympiadD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. V Small vs T O'Donnell  1-0391988Thessaloniki OlympiadD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. T O'Donnell vs A Frois  1-0591988Thessaloniki OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. T O'Donnell vs J Fernandez Garcia  1-0611988Thessaloniki OlympiadB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
20. Hort vs T O'Donnell  1-0231988Thessaloniki OlympiadD36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2
21. Mahmoud Akil vs T O'Donnell  ½-½431988Thessaloniki OlympiadD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. R Djurhuus vs T O'Donnell  0-1341988Thessaloniki OlympiadB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
23. T O'Donnell vs A Slimani  1-0561988Thessaloniki OlympiadC03 French, Tarrasch
24. J Vetemaa vs T O'Donnell  1-0561989Vancouver InvitationalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. Benjamin vs T O'Donnell  1-0431990Toronto1B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-26-07  diemjay: Tom O'Donnell is a well known Canadian chess trainer. I'm pretty sure that he'll be attending this year's UPEI Open (July 27-29) in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Just a heads up for any eastern Canadians lurking on site. :)
Jun-12-21  lentil: It's amusing/appalling that (if I count correctly) that we have to get 35 games into the list before Tom wins a game.
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  perfidious: My count to that unfortunate number is 27, but O'Donnell faced some tough opposition.
Jun-12-21  Granny O Doul: Cool guy. Easy-going.
Jun-13-21  lentil: somehow the count is now down to 13!~

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