Masterclass Bio | IM Gary Lane

  • Became an IM in 1987
  • Winner – Commonwealth Chess Championship, London, England,1988
  • Winner – Australasian Masters, Melbourne Australia, 1999
  • Winner – Australian Chess Championship 2004.
  • Winner – Oceania Chess Championship 2005
  • Represented Oceania at the Chess World Cup 2005.
  • Represented Australia in the 2002, 2004, and 2006 Chess Olympiads.
  • In the 2004 Olympiad he helped Australia score a 2–2 draw with his former country England, scoring a decisive win over World Championship title contender Nigel Short.
  • National Chess coach for England & Australia at the World Junior and European Junior championships for over a decade
  • Winner – George Trundle Masters in Auckland, NZ, 2012, 2016
  • Winner – South Island Championships in Dunedin, NZ, 2012, Canterbury, NZ, 2016
  • Winner – 1st Fiji International Rapid Open, 2016
  • Winner – 2nd Fiji International Open Chess Tournament 2016
  • Winner – Newcastle Open, Australia, 2020
  • Winner – Exeter Open, England, 2020
  • Winner – New South Wales Blitz, Australia, 2022
  • Author of over 30 books which have been translated into various languages.

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