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David James
Number of games in database: 99
Years covered: 1969 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2100
Highest rating achieved in database: 2300
Overall record: +14 -46 =39 (33.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A07 King's Indian Attack (3 games)
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B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack (2 games)
B23 Sicilian, Closed (2 games)

   🏆 4NCL 2016/2017
   D Henderson vs D James (May-01-17) 1/2-1/2
   P Talsma vs D James (Apr-30-17) 1-0
   D James vs M Navarro Cia (Apr-29-17) 1/2-1/2
   D James vs J Gerlagh (Mar-05-17) 1/2-1/2
   G Wall vs D James (Mar-04-17) 1-0

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(born Oct-06-1951, 70 years old) United Kingdom

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David J James is a Welsh FIDE master.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 99  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D James vs R M McKay  0-1371969Le Mans Junior InternationalD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
2. L Day vs D James  1-0361972Skopje Olympiad qual-6A07 King's Indian Attack
3. F Sacarello vs D James  1-0281972Skopje Olympiad Final-CB25 Sicilian, Closed
4. H C van Riemsdijk vs D James  ½-½351972Skopje Olympiad Final-CB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. D James vs A Coldrick  ½-½411972Skopje Olympiad Final-CE88 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6
6. T I Shaw vs D James  ½-½411972Skopje Olympiad Final-CB25 Sicilian, Closed
7. D James vs Rantanen  0-1341972Skopje Olympiad Final-CE81 King's Indian, Samisch
8. A G Kerr vs D James  ½-½571972Skopje Olympiad Final-CB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
9. P van der Weide vs D James  1-0311972Islington opC29 Vienna Gambit
10. D James vs Speelman  0-1331981BCF-chE17 Queen's Indian
11. R J McMichael vs D James  1-0311981BCF-chB23 Sicilian, Closed
12. D James vs E Teichmann  ½-½501981BCF-chA90 Dutch
13. A T Erdal-Smith vs D James  ½-½221981BCF-chA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
14. D James vs B Jones  ½-½321981BCF-chA56 Benoni Defense
15. A Crombleholme vs D James  0-1291981BCF-chE14 Queen's Indian
16. D James vs P K Wells  0-1291981BCF-chE12 Queen's Indian
17. R C S Newton vs D James  ½-½311981BCF-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
18. D James vs J Littlewood  0-1401981BCF-chE12 Queen's Indian
19. P J Romilly vs D James  1-0581981BCF-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
20. P Bevan vs D James  ½-½241981BCF-chA07 King's Indian Attack
21. D James vs Z Gofshtein  ½-½301992Manila OlympiadE81 King's Indian, Samisch
22. F Braga vs D James  1-0481992Manila OlympiadE15 Queen's Indian
23. D James vs G Titov  0-1371992European Team ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
24. D James vs F Berend  ½-½611992European Team ChampionshipE81 King's Indian, Samisch
25. C McNab vs D James  ½-½431992European Team ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
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  wordfunph: who can beat this?

<Welsh Board 1 David James can probably claim to have the largest gap in appearances in Olympiads of any player in the world. David made his debut in Skopje 1972, the first time Wales had entered the Olympiad, and then waited twenty years before playing his second in Manila 1992.>

Source: Chess Monthly 1995 March

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