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Hastings Congress 2011/12 Tournament

Wang Yue7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[view games]
Sundar M Shyam7/9(+6 -1 =2)[view games]
Babu M R Lalith7/9(+6 -1 =2)[view games]
Andrei Istratescu7/9(+6 -1 =2)[view games]
Yuri Vovk6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[view games]
Deep Sengupta6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[view games]
Arghyadip Das6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[view games]
Frank Holzke6/9(+4 -1 =4)[view games]
Simon Kim Williams6/9(+4 -1 =4)[view games]
David Howell6/9(+5 -2 =2)[view games]
Gudmundur Kjartansson6/9(+6 -3 =0)[view games]
Glenn Flear6/9(+5 -2 =2)[view games]
Mark Hebden6/9(+5 -2 =2)[view games]
Nicholas Pert6/9(+4 -1 =4)[view games]
Pavel Simacek6/9(+5 -2 =2)[view games]
Romain Edouard6/9(+4 -1 =4)[view games]
Upadhyaya Anwesh6/9(+4 -1 =4)[view games]
Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury6/9(+3 -0 =6)[view games]
P Shyam Nikil6/9(+4 -1 =4)[view games]
Padmini Rout5.5/8(+4 -1 =3)[view games]
Karolina Olsarova5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[view games]
Simon J B Knott5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[view games]
Calum MacQueen5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[view games]
Maxence Godard5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[view games]
Adrien Demuth5.5/8(+4 -1 =3)[view games]
Alexandre Vuilleumier5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[view games]
David Leslie Haydon5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[view games]
Murali Karthikeyan5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[view games]
R Alan Barton5.5/12(+4 -5 =3)[view games]
(117 players total; 89 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 499  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. G Kjartansson vs Wang Yue  0-152 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12D80 Grunfeld
2. S Gregory vs A B Hoare  ½-½64 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12C24 Bishop's Opening
3. J Arias Castanedo vs B Cafferty  ½-½32 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. P D Helbig vs W Van Veen  ½-½49 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12C34 King's Gambit Accepted
5. D I Calvert vs J Burnett  ½-½38 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
6. A Jaunooby vs H Olson 1-034 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12A48 King's Indian
7. T Spanton vs S Martinsen  0-151 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12E72 King's Indian
8. A D Green vs D Flynn  1-027 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. A Pickersgill vs A Hagesaether  1-042 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12B12 Caro-Kann Defense
10. M Karthikeyan vs I Wallis  ½-½38 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12C55 Two Knights Defense
11. M Fletcher vs G Lock  0-129 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
12. A Canonne vs S Franklin  ½-½25 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12C29 Vienna Gambit
13. J N Sugden vs R Haria  ½-½32 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12A56 Benoni Defense
14. A Bourached vs P Lasinskas  0-117 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
15. R Almond vs G O'Grady 1-039 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12A96 Dutch, Classical Variation
16. Dieter Kurka vs Gorak Rajesh  1-049 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
17. M Pooley vs G Drogou  0-140 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12C41 Philidor Defense
18. J Saranya vs O Willson  1-048 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12B03 Alekhine's Defense
19. J S Macrae vs R A Barton  0-171 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
20. A Roubaud vs A C Taylor  1-027 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
21. T Clayton vs R Duff  ½-½46 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12C45 Scotch Game
22. F De Andres Gonalons vs J Edwards  1-054 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12E12 Queen's Indian
23. S Kalairajah vs N Krithika Pon 0-131 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12C47 Four Knights
24. R Bharathi vs O Murchadha  0-128 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
25. P Lewicki vs J P McKenna  0-131 2011 Hastings Congress 2011/12A10 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-04-12  14DogKnight: Wow Hastings today is nothing like the old tournament I saw back in 1895...
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  wordfunph: Hastings lost its glitter :(
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  Penguincw: Looks like the tournament already started (maybe even finished).
Jan-04-12  Everett: <14DogKnight: Wow Hastings today is nothing like the old tournament I saw back in 1895...>

Remarkable longevity! How do you do it?

Jan-04-12  solskytz: a lot of orange juice - but not before time controls...
Jan-04-12  Rook e2: <14DogKnight: Wow Hastings today is nothing like the old tournament I saw back in 1895...> Looking at the openings played you might think it's the romantic period again.
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  HeMateMe: Have no Flear, Glen is here!
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  kingscrusher: I video annotated Shyam's Round 8 win:

Jan-05-12  keithbc: why is the s williams game stopped?? Nothing happened for over 20 mins? what is going on?
Jan-05-12  waustad: You've got to love Gudmundur Kjartansson's line: 6-3-0. Go for it!
Jan-06-12  King Death: <waustad> Jack Rudd's impressed me. He needed to play Black in every game.
Jan-06-12  Ezzy: Wang Yue receiving his prize for first place -

Jan-09-12  virginmind: pretty good result by istratescu.
Jan-10-12  Albertan: Here is an article about the tournament:

"Wang Yue takes first prize at Hastings with show of subtle superiority::

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  kingscrusher: Kingscrusher Radio Show - 10th January 2012 - Wang Yue's wins - Hastings Congress

Jan-27-12  WTHarvey: Here is a little book of 45 critical positions from the tounament:
Feb-26-12  WTHarvey: Here's a new link:
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