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Hainan Danzhou GM Tournament

Bu Xiangzhi6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Ni Hua6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Wen Yang5/9(+1 -0 =8)[games]
Yu Yangyi5/9(+1 -0 =8)[games]
Ding Liren5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Zhao Jun4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Zhou Jianchao3.5/9(+0 -2 =7)[games]
Wang Yue3.5/9(+1 -3 =5)[games]
Zhou Weiqi3.5/9(+1 -3 =5)[games]
Yifan Hou3/9(+0 -3 =6)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Hainan Danzhou GM (2012)

The 3rd Hainan Danzhou GM tournament was played in Danzhou, China, 29 May - 7 June 2012. Time controls: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, 30 extra minutes for the remaining moves, with a 30-second increment per move from move one. Tournament director: Ye Jiangchuan. Chief arbiter: Liang Zhihua. Bu Xiangzhi won on tiebreak ahead of Ni Hua, both with 6/9. report: TWIC: Crosstable ( :

Elo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Bu Xiangzhi 2656 * 1 1 1 6 2 Ni Hua 2673 * 1 1 1 6 3 Wen Yang 2550 * 1 5 4 Yu Yangyi 2626 * 1 5 5 Ding Liren 2679 0 * 1 1 5 6 Zhao Jun 2577 0 0 * 1 1 4 7 Zhou Jianchao 2609 0 0 * 3 8 Wang Yue 2690 0 0 * 0 1 3 9 Zhou Weiqi 2624 0 0 0 1 * 3 10 Yifan Hou 2623 0 0 0 * 3

Previous edition: Hainan Danzhou GM (2011). Next: Hainan Danzhou GM (2013)

 page 1 of 1; 5 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Zhou Weiqi vs Zhao Jun  0-1592012Hainan Danzhou GMA15 English
2. Zhao Jun vs Bu Xiangzhi 0-1452012Hainan Danzhou GMB53 Sicilian
3. Zhou Weiqi vs Wen Yang  0-1522012Hainan Danzhou GME60 King's Indian Defense
4. Zhao Jun vs Ding Liren 0-1702012Hainan Danzhou GMD03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
5. Wang Yue vs Yu Yangyi 0-1312012Hainan Danzhou GMD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
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  hoodrobin: <Wang Yue vs Yifan Hou>

Interesting and amusing game imo.

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  HeMateMe: Yifan is not the lowest rated player here. She is around 2630. One of the men is only at 2560. Maybe she can pick up a few more rating points.

Certainly Yifan is a serious level better than the other female players, except for Judit Polgar.

Jun-02-12  waustad: <heHateMe>Anna Muzychuk is creeping into the picture. She just passed Humpy Konery in rating and is getting close to 2600.
Jun-02-12  blade2012: Thank You <>

Interesting games in the 5th round:
Bu Xiangzhi-Ding Liren 1-0
Zhao Jun-Zhou Jianchao 1-0 (very aggressive play)
Zhou Weiqi-Wen Yang (nice game from the lowest Elo player)

On 'Scacchi Internazionali'

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  offramp: Who will win? It's very hard to say.
Jun-04-12  hellopolgar: Ding Liren beat Hou Yifan in the 6th round.
Jun-04-12  blade2012: Wonderful pics from the free day!

Jun-04-12  feitang: Nice pictures, thanks blade2012
Jun-04-12  notyetagm: Ding Liren vs Yifan Hou, 2012

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34 ... ♘c7-a8??

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Jun-04-12  chessmoron: Re: Pictures: those all some of the ugliest Hawaiian shirts I've seen.
Jun-06-12  blade2012: Terrific games in the 8th round:

Ni Hua-Hou Yifan 1-0
Wang Yue-Yu Yangyi 0-1

Tomorrow last round.

Jun-07-12  frogbert: hou yifan is struggling a bit here.
Jun-07-12  spawn2: I admire GM Ni's determination to become a part of their Olympiad Team this year: )
Jun-07-12  hellopolgar: Bu won the tournament by winning the final round game and got the last ticket to the Chinese Olympic team. It is worth mentioning that the prize is not very much: winner only gets 80k Chinese Yuan which is $12,571 US with second place 75% of that and third place half of that. The total prize fund for this tournament is only 30% of the $160,000 for the 2012 US Championship...
Jun-08-12  dumbgai: Certainly not Wang Yue's best tournament.
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