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Shawn P Tavares
Number of games in database: 31
Years covered: 1981 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2129 (2146 rapid, 2162 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2290
Overall record: +12 -16 =3 (43.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C55 Two Knights Defense (2 games)
A46 Queen's Pawn Game (2 games)
C00 French Defense (2 games)
B25 Sicilian, Closed (2 games)
E10 Queen's Pawn Game (2 games)
B22 Sicilian, Alapin (2 games)
A15 English (2 games)

   🏆 4NCL 2017/18
   S Tavares vs M Wadsworth (May-06-18) 0-1
   J Houska vs S Tavares (May-05-18) 0-1
   J Bentley vs S Tavares (Jan-14-18) 1-0
   H P Hansen vs S Tavares (Nov-11-17) 1-0
   S Tavares vs C Kilpatrick (May-01-17) 0-1

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(born 1962) Trinidad and Tobago (federation/nationality United Kingdom)

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 31  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Tavares vs M Ebeling 0-1281981Wch U20C55 Two Knights Defense
2. S Tavares vs R Maninang  ½-½441982Lucerne OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
3. S Tavares vs Louis Vandecasteele  1-0331982Lucerne OlympiadC28 Vienna Game
4. Pedro Arrata Peralta vs S Tavares  0-1611982Lucerne OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
5. S Tavares vs V Small  ½-½471982Lucerne OlympiadB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. I Krush vs S Tavares  1-0372012Gibraltar MastersE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
7. S Tavares vs Molner  0-1402012Gibraltar MastersB23 Sicilian, Closed
8. R Aloma Vidal vs S Tavares  1-0382012Gibraltar MastersA46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. K Becham vs S Tavares  0-1462012Gibraltar MastersC00 French Defense
10. S Tavares vs H Boesch  1-0362012Gibraltar MastersB25 Sicilian, Closed
11. G Suez-Panama vs S Tavares  0-1352012Gibraltar MastersE10 Queen's Pawn Game
12. S Tavares vs A Marley  ½-½402012Gibraltar MastersB25 Sicilian, Closed
13. S Tavares vs A Zatonskih  0-1292012Gibraltar MastersC11 French
14. J Herman vs S Tavares  1-0302012Gibraltar MastersE10 Queen's Pawn Game
15. D Lam vs S Tavares  0-1312012Gibraltar MastersC03 French, Tarrasch
16. M R Burke vs S Tavares  0-1412013British ChampionshipC00 French Defense
17. S Tavares vs Y Zhou  0-1372013British ChampionshipE70 King's Indian
18. R D de Coverly vs S Tavares 1-0502013British ChampionshipC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
19. S Tavares vs D Collier  0-1492013British ChampionshipE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
20. A Kalaiyalahan vs S Tavares  1-0482013British ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
21. S Tavares vs K Emery 1-0562013British ChampionshipE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
22. M J Armstrong vs S Tavares  1-0442013British ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
23. S Tavares vs L Ball  1-0322013British ChampionshipA80 Dutch
24. S A Walker vs S Tavares  1-0422013British ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
25. S Tavares vs N Regan  1-03920164NCL 2016/2017A27 English, Three Knights System
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-05-14  waustad: The FIDE transfers page has him going from Trinidad and Tobago to England and vice versa on the same day. Since both say "no participation under TTO flag" it looks like a clerical problem and he's gone to play for the English federation.
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  GrahamClayton: "Mr Shawn Tavares qualified as a medical doctor from the University of the West Indies in 1987. His orthopaedic surgical training was done on the Oxford training programme with rotations in Oxford, Stoke Mandeville and Reading. This was complemented with a clinical fellowship in knee sports injury surgery at Chelsea and Westminster in 1998/99.

During this time he was also involved in several biomechanical research projects at Imperial College under the guidance of Professor Andrew Amis.

He returned to the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford in 2000 to complete his training in hip and knee arthritis surgery prior to taking up his current post as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading.

Mr Tavares has pioneered Birmingham hip resurfacing and computer-navigated surgery in Reading. He has developed a service for day case Anterior Cruciate Ligament ACL) reconstruction. Shawn was Clinical Director for trauma and orthopaedics at the Royal Berkshire Hospital from 2004 to 2007. He was clinical governance lead from 2007 to 2010. He is the departmental lead for Enhanced Recovery following hip and knee replacements.

Mr Tavares' specialist hip interests include; hip replacements, revision hip surgery and hip resurfacing.

His specialist knee interests include; anterior cruciate ligament surgery, unicompartmental knee replacements, meniscal (sports cartilage) surgery and total knee replacements including customized positioning implants.

Shawn's publications include an editorial on hip bearing materials, a book chapter on knee injuries for the ODPM (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) fire-services occupational health guide; and a scientific paper on meniscal (sports cartilage) repairs.

Shawn is an avid sports fan and cricket cognoscenti. He is former National junior and senior chess champion of Trinidad and Tobago, and represented Trinidad and Tobago at 2 world junior chess championships and a chess Olympiad. He was Trinidad and Tobago Sports personality of the year in 1982. He has represented England at the world senior team Chess Championship in Dresden in 2015."


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