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Hoogovens Tournament

Bent Larsen6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Aleksandar Matanovic5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Salomon Flohr5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Jan Hein Donner5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Theo Daniel van Scheltinga4.5/9(+1 -1 =7)[games]
Hans Bouwmeester4/9(+1 -2 =6)[games]
Roman Toran Albero3/9(+0 -3 =6)[games]
Tan Hoan Liong2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Johan Teunis Barendregt2.5/9(+2 -6 =1)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Hoogovens (1960)

This was the 22nd Hoogoventoernooi - the previous and next events were Hoogovens (1959) and Hoogovens (1961). As usual, five masters from abroad were invited to compete against five of the home players. Drawing of lots took place on 6 January in the Kennemer Theater, where play began next day at 6:15 pm. (1) The tournament started one day before Hastings (1959/60) ended.

Beverwijk, Netherlands, 7-17 January 1960

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 =1 Larsen * 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 6 =1 Petrosian 1 * 1 1 1 6 3 Matanovic 1 * 0 1 1 5 =4 Flohr 0 * 1 1 5 =4 Donner 0 1 0 * 1 1 5 6 Scheltinga 0 * 1 4 7 Bouwmeester 0 0 * 1 4 8 Toran 0 * 0 0 3 =9 Tan 0 0 0 0 1 * 0 2 =9 Barendregt 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 * 2

Main arbiter: Constant Orbaan. The Masters Group was won by Erno Gereben (6/9) ahead of Ludwig Rellstab and Bela Sandor (5.5/9), and the Ladies Group was won by 16-year-old Katarina Jovanovic-Blagojevic (7/9) ahead of Corry Vreeken-Bouwman (6/9). Paul de Rooi won Group 1A, and Aleksandar Bozic won Group 1B. (2) On 6 January, simultaneous exhibitions were held by Flohr (+25 =8 -1), Petrosian (+31 -3), Cortlever (+26 =2 -2) and Tan (+27 -1). (3)

Tournament book: Hoogoventoernooi bulletin 1960, Beverwijk, Holland edited by B. J. (Barry) Withuis (Hoogoventoernooi-commissie, Beverwijk 1960. 80 pp.) (not seen). Most Dutch newspapers had round reports, incl. by Max Euwe in Het Vrije Volk and by Donner in De Tijd De Maasbode.

1) De Tijd de Maasbode, 8 January 1960, p. 6.
2) Het Vrije Volk, 18 January 1960, p. 7.
3) De Waarheid, 7 January 1960, p. 5.

Original collections: Game Collection: 1960 Beverwijk Hoogovens by User: jww and Game Collection: Hoogovens 1960 by User: Tabanus.

 page 2 of 2; games 26-45 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. Tan Hoan Liong vs Petrosian 0-1291960HoogovensB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
27. H Bouwmeester vs Flohr  ½-½151960HoogovensB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
28. A Matanovic vs T van Scheltinga  ½-½771960HoogovensB41 Sicilian, Kan
29. Larsen vs J T Barendregt  1-0361960HoogovensA36 English
30. J H Donner vs R Toran Albero  ½-½301960HoogovensA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
31. T van Scheltinga vs Tan Hoan Liong  ½-½451960HoogovensE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
32. R Toran Albero vs A Matanovic  ½-½141960HoogovensE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
33. J T Barendregt vs J H Donner  0-1271960HoogovensB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
34. Petrosian vs H Bouwmeester  1-0411960HoogovensA46 Queen's Pawn Game
35. Flohr vs Larsen 0-1311960HoogovensA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
36. Tan Hoan Liong vs R Toran Albero  1-0541960HoogovensB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
37. A Matanovic vs J T Barendregt  1-0541960HoogovensC41 Philidor Defense
38. H Bouwmeester vs T van Scheltinga  ½-½121960HoogovensB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
39. Larsen vs J H Donner  1-0411960HoogovensA00 Uncommon Opening
40. Flohr vs Petrosian  ½-½161960HoogovensE20 Nimzo-Indian
41. Petrosian vs Larsen 1-0451960HoogovensA55 Old Indian, Main line
42. T van Scheltinga vs Flohr  ½-½171960HoogovensD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
43. J T Barendregt vs Tan Hoan Liong  1-0531960HoogovensB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
44. J H Donner vs A Matanovic 1-0371960HoogovensE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
45. R Toran Albero vs H Bouwmeester  ½-½171960HoogovensB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
 page 2 of 2; games 26-45 of 45  PGN Download
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