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Peter John Sowray
Number of games in database: 374
Years covered: 1977 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2278 (2204 rapid, 2327 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2381

Overall record: +132 -136 =106 (49.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B22 B81 B43 B90 B21
 Nimzo Indian (22) 
    E46 E24 E45 E44 E42
 English (19) 
    A15 A16 A14 A13 A11
 King's Indian (13) 
    E81 E77 E73 E60 E66
 French Defense (12) 
    C10 C05 C01 C02 C03
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    A41 E00 D02 A50 D04
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (34) 
    B22 B28 B52 B23 B92
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A40 D02 D00 E00 A41
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C97 C78 C77 C64 C92
 Robatsch (11) 
 French Defense (9) 
    C18 C07 C19 C16 C01
 Reti System (9) 
    A04 A06 A05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Magnusson vs P J Sowray, 1990 0-1
   P J Sowray vs R S Mitchell, 2013 1-0
   P J Sowray vs S Depauw, 2001 1-0
   Z Franco Ocampos vs P J Sowray, 1983 0-1
   T Kett vs P J Sowray, 2017 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   British Championship (2005)
   Ron Banwell Masters (2001)
   British Championship (2006)
   British Championship (2007)
   Dutch Open (2011)
   Hastings 2013/14 (2013)
   Hastings 2014/15 (2014)
   London Chess Classic Open (2013)
   18th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1994)
   British Championship (2009)
   London Chess Classic Open (2016)
   Reykjavik Open (2019)
   London Chess Classic Open (2014)
   London Chess Classic Open (2019)
   Kvika Reykjavik Open (2022)

   🏆 Kvika Reykjavik Open
   P Green vs P J Sowray (Apr-12-22) 1/2-1/2
   P J Sowray vs B Clarke (Apr-11-22) 0-1
   P J Sowray vs Jan Bohlin (Apr-10-22) 1-0
   C Sigamoney vs P J Sowray (Apr-10-22) 0-1
   V Larkin vs P J Sowray (Apr-09-22) 1-0

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(born Mar-29-1959, 63 years old) United Kingdom

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He is a FIDE Master and an IMC.

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 383  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P J Sowray vs N Povah  ½-½1819771st Lloyds Bank Masters OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
2. T B Bennett vs P J Sowray  1-02719771st Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA80 Dutch
3. P J Sowray vs R Emerson  ½-½1719771st Lloyds Bank Masters OpenD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
4. R Bailey vs P J Sowray  0-13519771st Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB83 Sicilian
5. P J Sowray vs E Torre  0-15519771st Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
6. G Botterill vs P J Sowray  1-0431978Aaronson MastersA04 Reti Opening
7. P J Sowray vs S D Brown  1-0221978Aaronson MastersC05 French, Tarrasch
8. J J Carleton vs P J Sowray  1-0271978Aaronson MastersC18 French, Winawer
9. M Ginsburg vs P J Sowray  1-02819782nd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenE91 King's Indian
10. Chandler vs P J Sowray  1-0621978Hastings Challengers /79B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
11. Chandler vs P J Sowray  0-1331979Aaronson MastersB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
12. P Littlewood vs P J Sowray  1-0451979Aaronson MastersA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
13. D Friedgood vs P J Sowray  1-0291979Aaronson MastersA77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2
14. R Britton vs P J Sowray  1-04019793rd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA04 Reti Opening
15. P J Sowray vs L Josteinsson  1-03319793rd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. Kraidman vs P J Sowray  1-06119793rd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
17. S Taulbut vs P J Sowray  0-12319793rd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA05 Reti Opening
18. P J Sowray vs G Iskov  ½-½5919793rd Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
19. Chandler vs P J Sowray  1-0421979Islington op 15thA40 Queen's Pawn Game
20. C Pritchett vs P J Sowray  ½-½3619804th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB33 Sicilian
21. Hartston vs P J Sowray  1-06719804th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenA61 Benoni
22. P J Sowray vs G Iskov  0-13319804th Lloyds Bank Masters OpenB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
23. Keene vs P J Sowray  1-0421981Winter trophyE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
24. P J Sowray vs W Holthuis  1-0241982ENG-NED corrB01 Scandinavian
25. W Holthuis vs P J Sowray  0-1261982ENG-NED corrB07 Pirc
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 383  PGN Download
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  GrahamClayton: Sowray resigned his position as International Director of the English Chess Federation in mid 2008.

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