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Anthony Ker

Anthony Ker at the 117th NZ Chess Championship, Auckland, January 2010
Country New Zealand
Born 1967
Wellington, New Zealand
Title International Master (2000)
Peak rating 2359 (Nov 2011)

Anthony F. Ker (born 1967) is a chess International Master (IM).

Chess career

Ker has represented New Zealand in six Chess Olympiads between 1988 and 2006. His best result was in 1988 when he scored 7.5/12.

Ker has won or jointly won the New Zealand Chess Championship twelve times since 1988/89.

Anthony Ker was awarded the IM title when he finished third, with 6/9, in the Oceania Zonal Chess Championship held in Auckland, New Zealand in May 2000. He also competed in the Oceania Chess Championships in 2002, 2005 and 2012.


Ker is also a strong bridge player who has represented New Zealand at several international events.

Notable games