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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: 3rd Danzhou Tournament (2012). Next: 5th Danzhou Tournament (2014)

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bu Xiangzhi vs Zhou Jianchao 1-0602013Hainan Danzhou GMD94 Grunfeld
2. Ding Liren vs Wei Yi  1-0572013Hainan Danzhou GMA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
3. Ni Hua vs Lu Shanglei  1-0412013Hainan Danzhou GMA80 Dutch
4. Yu Yangyi vs Xiu Deshun  1-0572013Hainan Danzhou GMB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. Xiu Deshun vs Zhou Weiqi  1-0652013Hainan Danzhou GMA15 English
6. Ding Liren vs Wen Yang  1-0292013Hainan Danzhou GME63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
7. Ni Hua vs Zhou Jianchao  1-0492013Hainan Danzhou GMD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Xiu Deshun vs Lu Shanglei 1-0332013Hainan Danzhou GMA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
9. Xiu Deshun vs Zhou Jianchao  1-0492013Hainan Danzhou GMA04 Reti Opening
10. Yu Yangyi vs Wen Yang  1-0412013Hainan Danzhou GMC78 Ruy Lopez
11. Wen Yang vs Xiu Deshun  1-0682013Hainan Danzhou GMA13 English
12. Ding Liren vs Ni Hua 1-0462013Hainan Danzhou GMD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. Zhou Weiqi vs Ni Hua  1-0392013Hainan Danzhou GMD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Wei Yi vs Zhou Jianchao 1-0272013Hainan Danzhou GMB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. Bu Xiangzhi vs Lu Shanglei 1-0252013Hainan Danzhou GMA81 Dutch
16. Ding Liren vs Xiu Deshun  1-0632013Hainan Danzhou GMD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
17. Ni Hua vs Yu Yangyi  1-0852013Hainan Danzhou GMA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
 page 1 of 1; 17 games  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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