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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; 22 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Flohr vs R Toran Albero ½-½181960HoogovensA15 English
2. Tan Hoan Liong vs J H Donner ½-½211960HoogovensB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
3. Petrosian vs T van Scheltinga ½-½141960HoogovensD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
4. J T Barendregt vs Flohr ½-½171960HoogovensB10 Caro-Kann
5. R Toran Albero vs Petrosian ½-½191960HoogovensA21 English
6. H Bouwmeester vs A Matanovic ½-½121960HoogovensB58 Sicilian
7. T van Scheltinga vs R Toran Albero  ½-½201960HoogovensE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
8. Tan Hoan Liong vs H Bouwmeester  ½-½581960HoogovensB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
9. A Matanovic vs Flohr  ½-½401960HoogovensB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
10. J H Donner vs Petrosian  ½-½421960HoogovensE00 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Petrosian vs A Matanovic ½-½771960HoogovensA21 English
12. T van Scheltinga vs J H Donner  ½-½541960HoogovensE41 Nimzo-Indian
13. H Bouwmeester vs Larsen  ½-½551960HoogovensB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
14. A Matanovic vs T van Scheltinga  ½-½771960HoogovensB41 Sicilian, Kan
15. H Bouwmeester vs Flohr  ½-½151960HoogovensB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
16. J H Donner vs R Toran Albero  ½-½301960HoogovensA78 Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
17. R Toran Albero vs A Matanovic  ½-½141960HoogovensE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
18. T van Scheltinga vs Tan Hoan Liong  ½-½451960HoogovensE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
19. Flohr vs Petrosian  ½-½161960HoogovensE20 Nimzo-Indian
20. H Bouwmeester vs T van Scheltinga  ½-½121960HoogovensB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
21. T van Scheltinga vs Flohr  ½-½171960HoogovensD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. R Toran Albero vs H Bouwmeester  ½-½171960HoogovensB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
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