The 46th Hastings Christmas Chess Festival was held at the end of the year 1970. Ten grandmasters and masters were invited to compete in a round robin format at the premier event. The notable participants of this edition included returning Hastings champion, Lajos Portish, former Hastings winners Svetozar Gligoric, Vlastimil Hort, and Wolfgang Uhlmann, American grandmaster Robert Byrne, and Soviet grandmaster Nikolai Krogius. Portisch made it two in a row by finishing undefeated with +3 at the final. An unusual instance at this tournament was the outcome of five players tied for second place at the final.
Previous: Hastings (1969/70). Next: Hastings (1971/72).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Pts
1 Portisch * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 6.0
=2 Uhlmann ½ * 1 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 5.0
=2 Markland ½ 0 * 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 5.0
=2 Hort ½ 1 0 * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 5.0
=2 Gligoric ½ 0 ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 5.0
=2 Krogius ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 ½ 1 1 5.0
7 Mestrovic 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 * 1 1 ½ 4.0
=8 Byrne ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 * 0 ½ 3.5
=8 Wade 0 1 ½ ½ 0 0 0 1 * ½ 3.5
10 Keene 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * 3.0
Original collection: Game Collection: Hastings 1970/71, by User: suenteus po 147.
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|1. Keene vs Robert E Byrne
|| ||½-½||30||1970||Hastings 1970/71||E07 Catalan, Closed|
|2. Portisch vs Krogius
|| ||½-½||44||1970||Hastings 1970/71||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|3. Hort vs Gligoric
||½-½||39||1970||Hastings 1970/71||E88 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6|
|4. Uhlmann vs P Markland
||1-0||28||1970||Hastings 1970/71||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|5. Z Mestrovic vs Wade
||1-0||34||1970||Hastings 1970/71||C50 Giuoco Piano|
|6. Krogius vs Keene
||1-0||46||1970||Hastings 1970/71||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|7. Robert E Byrne vs Z Mestrovic
|| ||0-1||36||1970||Hastings 1970/71||B61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2|
|8. P Markland vs Portisch
|| ||½-½||39||1970||Hastings 1970/71||B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack|
|9. Gligoric vs Wade
||1-0||24||1970||Hastings 1970/71||E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System|
|10. Hort vs Uhlmann
|| ||1-0||59||1970||Hastings 1970/71||C18 French, Winawer|
|11. Portisch vs Hort
|| ||½-½||40||1970||Hastings 1970/71||A56 Benoni Defense|
|12. Keene vs P Markland
|| ||½-½||38||1970||Hastings 1970/71||E16 Queen's Indian|
|13. Z Mestrovic vs Krogius
||1-0||44||1970||Hastings 1970/71||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|14. Wade vs Robert E Byrne
||1-0||43||1970||Hastings 1970/71||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|15. Uhlmann vs Gligoric
||1-0||58||1970||Hastings 1970/71||E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line|
|16. Hort vs Keene
|| ||½-½||24||1971||Hastings 1970/71||E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation|
|17. Uhlmann vs Portisch
|| ||½-½||46||1971||Hastings 1970/71||A60 Benoni Defense|
|18. Krogius vs Wade
|| ||1-0||28||1971||Hastings 1970/71||E17 Queen's Indian|
|19. Gligoric vs Robert E Byrne
|| ||½-½||20||1971||Hastings 1970/71||D80 Grunfeld|
|20. P Markland vs Z Mestrovic
||1-0||18||1971||Hastings 1970/71||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|21. Keene vs Uhlmann
||0-1||52||1971||Hastings 1970/71||D74 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O|
|22. Z Mestrovic vs Hort
|| ||0-1||35||1971||Hastings 1970/71||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|23. Portisch vs Gligoric
|| ||½-½||40||1971||Hastings 1970/71||E92 King's Indian|
|24. Wade vs P Markland
|| ||½-½||30||1971||Hastings 1970/71||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|25. Robert E Byrne vs Krogius
|| ||½-½||36||1971||Hastings 1970/71||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
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