Duncan Suttles

International Grandmaster (1973)

Correspondence International Grandmaster (1982)

2000 Canadian Chess Hall of Fame

Represented Canada at Olympiads (1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1982, 1984)

1969 Canadian Champion

1973 Canadian Open Champion

Represented Canada at Interzonal Tournament (1967, 1970)

1971 Represented Canada on Bronze medal winning team at World Students' Team Championship

1965 1st, Group B at World Junior Championship

Top rated Canadian at Year-end 7 times (1969, 1973-7, 1981)

1982 1st, Eino Heilimo Memorial Correspondence Tournament

President, Chief Technologist of Magnetar Games

Software developer; architect of Omen II, the world's first personal computer resident full stock market quotation system

Retired from tournament play 1984.

Here are 12 of Duncan Suttles' most memorable games, selected by him in 1972-73 in Chess Canada:

Gyozo Forintos - Duncan Suttles

Olympiad, Tel Aviv, Israel, Final Round 10, 1964

Luis M.O. Bronstein - Duncan Suttles

World Junior Championship, Barcelona, Spain, Preliminary, 1965

Duncan Suttles - William Addison

U.S. Championship, New York, 1965.12

Lothar Zinn - Duncan Suttles

Olympiad, Havana, Cuba, Preliminary Round 3, 1966

Milan Matulovic - Duncan Suttles

Interzonal, Sousse, Tunisia, Round 4, 1967

Duncan Suttles - Viktor Kortchnoi

Interzonal, Sousse, Tunisia, Round 13, 1967

Duncan Suttles - Aivars Gipslis

Interzonal, Sousse, Tunisia, Round 15, 1967

Bent Larsen - Duncan Suttles

Interzonal, Sousse, Tunisia, Round 20, 1967

Duncan Suttles - Wolfgang Pietzsch

Canada - East Germany, Olympiad, Lugano, Final Round 7, 1968

Duncan Suttles - Bent Larsen

Olympiad, Lugano, Final Round 8, 1968

Duncan Suttles - Lev Polugaevsky

Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Round 5, 1969

Zvonko Vranesic - Duncan Suttles

Canadian Championship playoff, Round 4, 1969

Lawrence Day's memorable games, from his Retrospective, 1999, include several by Suttles:

Bent Larsen - Duncan Suttles, Interzonal, Sousse, Tunisia, Round 20, 1967

Duncan Suttles - Wolfgang Pietzsch, Canada - East Germany, Olympiad, Lugano, Final Round 7, 1968

Pal Benko - Duncan Suttles

US Open, Boston, 1964

Lawrence Day - Duncan Suttles

Canadian Open, Scarborough, 1964, Round 2

Lawrence Day - Duncan Suttles

Canadian Championship, Pointe Claire, Quebec, 1969

Larry Evans - Duncan Suttles

San Antonio, 1972

Bruce Harper's favourite game is one by Suttles:

Istvan Bilek - Duncan Suttles

Venice, Italy, 1974

Here is a game from the tournament that earned Duncan Suttles his Correspondence Grandmaster title:

Duncan Suttles - Matyas Berta

Heilimo Memorial, Correspondence, 1982

 

Sources: Articles by Duncan Suttles, Chess Canada, November, December 1972; January, February, March, May 1973 (game selection); 

Retrospective by Lawrence Day, 1999 (game selection); 

CHECK! edited by J. Ken MacDonald (game selection).

Contributors: Bruce Harper (game selection)

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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