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Hainan Danzhou GM Tournament

Ding Liren7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Bu Xiangzhi6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Ni Hua6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Zhou Weiqi5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Yu Yangyi4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Xiu Deshun4.5/9(+4 -4 =1)[games]
Wei Yi4.5/9(+3 -3 =3)[games]
Wen Yang3/9(+1 -4 =4)[games]
Zhou Jianchao2/9(+0 -5 =4)[games]
Lu Shanglei2/9(+0 -5 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hainan Danzhou GM (2013)

The 4th Hainan Danzhou GM tournament was played in Danzhou, China, 20-29 May 2013. 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. Ding Liren won with 7/9.

Chess.com report: https://www.chess.com/news/view/din... TWIC: http://theweekinchess.com/chessnews... Crosstable (http://chess-results.com/tnr101641....) :

Elo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Ding Liren 2707 * 1 1 1 1 1 7 2 Bu Xiangzhi 2662 * 1 1 1 6 3 Ni Hua 2646 0 * 0 1 1 1 1 1 6 4 Zhou Weiqi 2590 1 * 1 0 1 5 5 Yu Yangyi 2675 0 0 * 1 1 4 6 Xiu Deshun 2534 0 0 1 0 * 1 0 1 1 4 7 Wei Yi 2530 0 0 0 * 1 1 1 4 8 Wen Yang 2618 0 0 0 1 0 * 3 9 Zhou Jianchao 2607 0 0 0 0 0 * 2 10 Lu Shanglei 2551 0 0 0 0 0 * 2

Previous edition: Hainan Danzhou GM (2012). Next: Hainan Danzhou GM (2014)

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Yu Yangyi vs Zhou Weiqi 0-1912013Hainan Danzhou GMC53 Giuoco Piano
2. Xiu Deshun vs Ni Hua 0-1592013Hainan Danzhou GMA09 Reti Opening
3. Lu Shanglei vs Ding Liren  0-1302013Hainan Danzhou GMB10 Caro-Kann
4. Wei Yi vs Bu Xiangzhi ½-½442013Hainan Danzhou GMC42 Petrov Defense
5. Zhou Jianchao vs Wen Yang  ½-½342013Hainan Danzhou GME61 King's Indian
6. Yu Yangyi vs Xiu Deshun  1-0572013Hainan Danzhou GMB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Ni Hua vs Lu Shanglei  1-0412013Hainan Danzhou GMA80 Dutch
8. Ding Liren vs Wei Yi  1-0572013Hainan Danzhou GMA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
9. Bu Xiangzhi vs Zhou Jianchao 1-0602013Hainan Danzhou GMD94 Grunfeld
10. Zhou Weiqi vs Wen Yang  ½-½302013Hainan Danzhou GMC45 Scotch Game
11. Zhou Jianchao vs Ding Liren  ½-½462013Hainan Danzhou GMA10 English
12. Wen Yang vs Bu Xiangzhi  0-1662013Hainan Danzhou GMD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. Wei Yi vs Ni Hua 0-1262013Hainan Danzhou GMC49 Four Knights
14. Lu Shanglei vs Yu Yangyi  ½-½562013Hainan Danzhou GMB30 Sicilian
15. Xiu Deshun vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0652013Hainan Danzhou GMA15 English
16. Zhou Weiqi vs Bu Xiangzhi  ½-½302013Hainan Danzhou GMC42 Petrov Defense
17. Ding Liren vs Wen Yang  1-0292013Hainan Danzhou GME63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
18. Ni Hua vs Zhou Jianchao  1-0492013Hainan Danzhou GMD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Yu Yangyi vs Wei Yi  ½-½602013Hainan Danzhou GMB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
20. Xiu Deshun vs Lu Shanglei 1-0332013Hainan Danzhou GMA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
21. Bu Xiangzhi vs Ding Liren ½-½172013Hainan Danzhou GMA04 Reti Opening
22. Wen Yang vs Ni Hua  ½-½182013Hainan Danzhou GMD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Zhou Jianchao vs Yu Yangyi  ½-½492013Hainan Danzhou GMA35 English, Symmetrical
24. Wei Yi vs Xiu Deshun 0-1492013Hainan Danzhou GMB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. Lu Shanglei vs Zhou Weiqi  ½-½682013Hainan Danzhou GMA07 King's Indian Attack
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-30-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Check It Out: This <Ding Liren> guy has got it going on.
May-30-13  TugasKamagong: One player here has got his name rendered a** backwards. In Chinese the surname comes first, and it's that way for 9 of the players. The only exception is Yu Yangyi. Not sure who's at fault here. Probably not the the guy who created this tournament page, as he merely linked to the players' individual pages. In Yu's player page <Yangyi Yu> his name is inverted even if at the bottom of his bio there's a link <en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu_Yangyi> that shows his name in the correct form.
May-30-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  messachess: As I have said, it is inevitable that one day, maybe sooner than we think, a Chinese GM will dominate the FIDE wc cycle. This is simply because, for one thing, board games in general are big there, but also, with that many players and with nothing to do but play chess (like the old Soviet Union), it's inevitable.
May-30-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  messachess: One has to wonder: China is not a poor country one one level. Will that mean that prizes there will attract top GMs from around the world to play in their tournaments someday?--like this one.
May-30-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  messachess: <TugasKamagong> I'll bet you that it's OK to say it either way in China.
May-30-13  chessmoron: <<TugasKamagong> I'll bet you that it's OK to say it either way in China.> No. It's not acceptable in China. Family name always comes first and then given names.
May-31-13  jakaiden: Well, this website is not in China. And the names would be listed last name first in the database. Do you expect chessgames to accommodate the peculiarities of every language, Chessmoron?
Jun-01-13  parisattack: <messachess: As I have said, it is inevitable that one day, maybe sooner than we think, a Chinese GM will dominate the FIDE wc cycle. This is simply because, for one thing, board games in general are big there, but also, with that many players and with nothing to do but play chess (like the old Soviet Union), it's inevitable.>

If the track in Go is followed, the Koreans may not be far behind.

But China will trump at some point, if only because of the numbers. I am reminded of the old saying about Soviet chess, "If you send 10,000 schoolboys into the Young Pioneers Chess Club, you're bound to get a Spassky or a Botvinnik or a Petrosian out the other end.

Jun-01-13  Catholic Bishop: <If the track in Go is followed, the Koreans may not be far behind.

But China will trump at some point, if only because of the numbers. I am reminded of the old saying about Soviet chess, "If you send 10,000 schoolboys into the Young Pioneers Chess Club, you're bound to get a Spassky or a Botvinnik or a Petrosian out the other end.>

The thing is, most east asians actually don't care for chess. Koreans, Japanese and Taiwanese take it about as seriously as tic-tac toe. Despite the fact that China has produed some strong players, the general attitude toward chess there is simply 'mehhh'. If you look at the biggest Chinese board/card games news sites, you'll find Go/Weiqi dominating the front pages, then Xiangqi, then chess. In fact chess often feels more like an amateur game there, as of now every single member of the Chinese national team is a university student. This would be unthinkable for the hundreds of Go professionals. There's the singular counter example of Li Zhe, who had to practically abandon his professional go career to go to university, Kamsky style.

Jun-04-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Great pictural cb tournament report by <Liang Ziming>:

http://www.chessbase.com/Home/TabId...

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