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Stuart Fancy

Stuart Fancy at the 40th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey 2012
Country Papua New Guinea
Born January 2, 1959
London, England
Title FIDE Master
Peak rating 2215 (Jan 1993)

Stuart Fancy (born 2 January 1959, London, England) is a Papua New Guinean chess FIDE Master (FM).

Chess career

Fancy was a member of the Lloyds Bank British Junior Chess Squad from 1971 to 1974, and then took a break from playing chess. He moved to Papua New Guinea in 1982 and started playing chess again.

Fancy represented Papua New Guinea in seven Chess Olympiads from 1982 to 2012, playing on board 1 since 2002. His best results were winning the individual Gold Medal on 2nd Reserve Board at the 25th Chess Olympiad in Lucerne 1982, and the Silver Medal for Board 2 at the 30th Chess Olympiad in Manila 1992. Fancy gained the FIDE Master title in 2012 for his result at the 1992 Olympiad.

Fancy competed in the Oceania Zonal Chess Championships in 2002, and 2007. He also competed in the 6th Asian Chess Championship in Cebu City 2007.

Notable games