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Joel Johnson
Number of games in database: 19
Years covered: 1975 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2223 (2217 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2372
Overall record: +11 -5 =3 (65.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Dec-12-1955, 66 years old) United States of America

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 page 1 of 1; 19 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J A Curdo vs J Johnson 1-0211975Boston OpenB02 Alekhine's Defense
2. J Johnson vs H Lyman 1-0241976Boylston Chess Club ChampionshipC56 Two Knights
3. J Johnson vs Kaufman 1-01919797th World OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
4. J Johnson vs J Cline 1-0311979Northeast Chess LeagueB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. J Johnson vs J A Curdo 0-1201980Billerica CCC45 Scotch Game
6. J Johnson vs B Warnock  ½-½641981NH OpenB06 Robatsch
7. J Johnson vs Shamkovich  0-131198513th World OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. J Johnson vs M Meleg  ½-½33198513th World OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
9. J Johnson vs G Moreau 1-0311989Downeast OpenC24 Bishop's Opening
10. E B Meyer vs J Johnson 0-1481990Bermuda InternationalA25 English
11. N Andrianov vs J Johnson 0-1452001Chess Emporium Friday SwissA40 Queen's Pawn Game
12. M Ginsburg vs J Johnson 1-0362002Southern Arizona ChampionshipA25 English
13. W Shipman vs J Johnson 0-1562007US Senior ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
14. J Johnson vs J Bick  1-0202008United States Chess LeagueC30 King's Gambit Declined
15. J Johnson vs I Meerovich  1-0312008United States Chess LeagueA07 King's Indian Attack
16. A Mateer vs J Johnson  0-13020121st Phoenix OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
17. J Johnson vs Rick Dyberg  1-0292015116th US OpenC44 King's Pawn Game
18. J Johnson vs K Kavutskiy  ½-½282015116th US OpenA04 Reti Opening
19. Dylan Quercia vs J Johnson 1-0192015116th US OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-20-06  2021: Johnson's rating is somewhere around 2200.
Oct-24-06  2021: Has anyone seen Joel Johnson before? I have. I played a tournment game with him. And I lost quickly to him.
Oct-27-06  2021: He actually lost to a 1700.
Aug-04-07  RobertJamesFischer: I've seen him he's in Phoenix, Arizona
by P.V mall. Also seen him Arizona Scholastic championship. Have not played him before.
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  Benzol: <RobertJamesFischer> How's Iceland?
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  wordfunph: he's the author of the book Formation Attacks published in 2010..

he was also the 2007 U.S. Senior Chess Champion.

Apr-17-11  BobCrisp: <Thunderbirds> are go!
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  perfidious: Joel's an old friend, known here as <FearNoEvil>, whom I haven't been in contact with since the end of my playing career in 2001. Always played interesting, tactical chess.
Jun-01-11  FearNoEvil: FYI, Formation Attacks just hit #1 on the New In Chess Best Sellers List. I am eight months into Formation Attacks #2. prefidious -- who art thou? Thanks, Joel
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  redlance: Don't overlook Joel's book Attacking 101.
Nice book on attacks against lower rated players . Very enjoyable book.
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  perfidious: <redlance>: Was J Johnson vs J Cline, 1979 in Joel's book?
Mar-28-14  FearNoEvil: Yes perfidious(Alan Shaw), Johnson - Cline was in Formation Attacks - just released the third book in the series, "Positional Attacks". Will be working on "Attacking 101: Volume #002" in the fall of 2014.

Joel Johnson

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  redlance: Joel,you have outstanding books!!!!!!
I hope you are not finished writing!!!
I have them all so far and use them to teach my students!!!
Oct-05-14  FearNoEvil: Hi Redlance - nowhere near done - you can expect a bunch of books from me in the near future. Attacking 101: Volumes 2-4 before Xmas hopefully and Mental Perceptions (Formation Attacks 4) in 2015. A bunch of coaches use my books for teaching including FM Eric Schiller and IM Jim Rizzitano. Thanks for the support! Joel

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