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Hoogovens Tournament

Bent Larsen6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Aleksandar Matanovic5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Salomon Flohr5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Jan Hein Donner5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Theo Daniel van Scheltinga4.5/9(+1 -1 =7)[games]
Hans Bouwmeester4/9(+1 -2 =6)[games]
Roman Toran Albero3/9(+0 -3 =6)[games]
Tan Hoan Liong2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Johan Teunis Barendregt2.5/9(+2 -6 =1)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Hoogovens (1960)

This was the 22nd Hoogoventoernooi - the previous and next events were Hoogovens (1959) and Hoogovens (1961). As usual, five masters from abroad were invited to compete against five of the home players. Drawing of lots took place on 6 January in the Kennemer Theater, where play began next day at 6:15 pm. (1) The tournament started one day before Hastings (1959/60) ended.

Beverwijk, Netherlands, 7-17 January 1960

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 =1 Larsen * 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 6 =1 Petrosian 1 * 1 1 1 6 3 Matanovic 1 * 0 1 1 5 =4 Flohr 0 * 1 1 5 =4 Donner 0 1 0 * 1 1 5 6 Scheltinga 0 * 1 4 7 Bouwmeester 0 0 * 1 4 8 Toran 0 * 0 0 3 =9 Tan 0 0 0 0 1 * 0 2 =9 Barendregt 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 * 2

Main arbiter: Constant Orbaan. The Masters Group was won by Erno Gereben (6/9) ahead of Ludwig Rellstab and Bela Sandor (5.5/9), and the Ladies Group was won by 16-year-old Katarina Jovanovic-Blagojevic (7/9) ahead of Corry Vreeken-Bouwman (6/9). Paul de Rooi won Group 1A, and Aleksandar Bozic won Group 1B. (2) On 6 January, simultaneous exhibitions were held by Flohr (+25 =8 -1), Petrosian (+31 -3), Cortlever (+26 =2 -2) and Tan (+27 -1). (3)

Tournament book: Hoogoventoernooi bulletin 1960, Beverwijk, Holland edited by B. J. (Barry) Withuis (Hoogoventoernooi-commissie, Beverwijk 1960. 80 pp.) (not seen). Most Dutch newspapers had round reports, incl. by Max Euwe in Het Vrije Volk and by Donner in De Tijd De Maasbode.

1) De Tijd de Maasbode, 8 January 1960, p. 6.
2) Het Vrije Volk, 18 January 1960, p. 7.
3) De Waarheid, 7 January 1960, p. 5.

Original collections: Game Collection: 1960 Beverwijk Hoogovens by User: jww and Game Collection: Hoogovens 1960 by User: Tabanus.

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Bouwmeester vs J T Barendregt 1-0401960HoogovensC42 Petrov Defense
2. A Matanovic vs Larsen 1-0461960HoogovensB32 Sicilian
3. A Matanovic vs Tan Hoan Liong 1-0401960HoogovensC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
4. J H Donner vs H Bouwmeester 1-0341960HoogovensB06 Robatsch
5. Larsen vs T van Scheltinga 1-0411960HoogovensA00 Uncommon Opening
6. Flohr vs J H Donner  1-0291960HoogovensA04 Reti Opening
7. Petrosian vs J T Barendregt 1-0321960HoogovensA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
8. Larsen vs R Toran Albero  1-0411960HoogovensA02 Bird's Opening
9. Flohr vs Tan Hoan Liong  1-0411960HoogovensA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Larsen vs J T Barendregt  1-0361960HoogovensA36 English
11. Petrosian vs H Bouwmeester  1-0411960HoogovensA46 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Larsen vs J H Donner  1-0411960HoogovensA00 Uncommon Opening
13. A Matanovic vs J T Barendregt  1-0541960HoogovensC41 Philidor Defense
14. Tan Hoan Liong vs R Toran Albero  1-0541960HoogovensB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
15. Petrosian vs Larsen 1-0451960HoogovensA55 Old Indian, Main line
16. J T Barendregt vs Tan Hoan Liong  1-0531960HoogovensB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
17. J H Donner vs A Matanovic 1-0371960HoogovensE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
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