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Thien Hai Dao
T Dao 
 
Number of games in database: 375
Years covered: 1990 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2463 (2455 rapid, 2505 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2572

Overall record: +116 -67 =151 (57.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 41 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Slav (32) 
    D17 D15 D12 D18 D19
 King's Indian (30) 
    E73 E90 E70 E80 E92
 Semi-Slav (24) 
    D45 D44 D43
 Nimzo Indian (22) 
    E32 E34 E38 E33 E55
 Grunfeld (18) 
    D85 D86 D70 D87
 Queen's Gambit Declined (16) 
    D38 D31 D35 D39 D37
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (67) 
    B90 B51 B22 B42 B99
 Sicilian Najdorf (25) 
    B90 B96 B99 B92 B95
 Slav (25) 
    D10 D11 D13 D15 D17
 Petrov (16) 
    C42 C43
 Semi-Slav (8) 
    D45 D43 D47 D46
 Dutch Defense (8) 
    A81 A87 A86 A88
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T Dao vs F Jenni, 1998 1-0
   Naiditsch vs T Dao, 2008 0-1
   Wang Hao vs T Dao, 2008 0-1
   T Dao vs V Malakhov, 1996 1-0
   T Dao vs Ponomariov, 2000 1-0
   T Dao vs Adams, 2000 1/2-1/2
   T Dao vs Rublevsky, 2005 1/2-1/2
   Adams vs T Dao, 2000 1/2-1/2

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2001)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)
   Asian Nations Cup (2014)
   3rd HD Bank Cup (2013)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   Asian Continental Chess Championship (2012)
   2nd Indonesia Open Chess Championship (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   Olympiad (2008)
   HD Bank Cup (2017)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1998 World Junior chess championship by gauer

RECENT GAMES:
   A Stefanova vs T Dao (Mar-17-17) 1/2-1/2
   T Dao vs S Kathmale (Mar-16-17) 1-0
   T Dao vs Ghosh Diptayan (Mar-16-17) 1/2-1/2
   T Nguyen vs T Dao (Mar-12-17) 1-0
   T Dao vs Ngoc Lan Tran (Mar-12-17) 1-0

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THIEN HAI DAO
(born May-10-1978, 39 years old) Vietnam

[what is this?]
Grandmaster (1995) and World U16 champion of 1993. At the JAPFA 2005 Chess Classic International, Dao Thien Hai defeated Susanto Megaranto in a match (3-3 in six games under classical time controls, winning 5-4 in a blitz tiebreaker). He is also a FIDE Trainer.

Wikipedia article: Đào Thiên Hải


 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 375  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Dao vs J Singh  1-0271990Novi Sad ol (Men)A52 Budapest Gambit
2. DeFirmian vs T Dao  1-0321990Chess OlympiadB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. T Dao vs H U Gruenberg  ½-½481990Novi Sad ol (Men)E92 King's Indian
4. C Karadag vs T Dao  0-1391990Novi Sad ol (Men)D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. M Turov vs T Dao  ½-½511992Wch U14B22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. T Dao vs Shaked 1-01021992Ch World (cadets) (under 14)E81 King's Indian, Samisch
7. T Dao vs S Kindermann  1-0451993Sportland NRW-CupE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
8. T Dao vs J Magem Badals  ½-½621993Las Palmas3D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. T Dao vs DeFirmian  0-1411993Tilburg (Netherlands)E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. DeFirmian vs T Dao  1-0551993Tilburg (Netherlands)B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
11. Leko vs T Dao  1-0291993Budapest FS10B07 Pirc
12. Movsesian vs T Dao  ½-½731993Wch U16B07 Pirc
13. T Dao vs Kasimdzhanov  ½-½321993Wch U16D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
14. Yudasin vs T Dao  1-0591993Las Palmas3B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
15. M Krasenkow vs T Dao  ½-½231993Las Palmas3A81 Dutch
16. T Dao vs Van Wely  0-1431993Las PalmasE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
17. T Dao vs Smirin  ½-½491993Las Palmas3A65 Benoni, 6.e4
18. T Dao vs Zsofia Polgar  ½-½881994It, Muenster (Germany)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. T Dao vs Silman  ½-½141994Budapest FS 03 GMD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
20. T Dao vs Silman  0-1561994Budapest FS 02 GMA50 Queen's Pawn Game
21. T Dao vs V A Loginov  1-0481994Budapest FS09 GME33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. Smyslov vs T Dao  ½-½111994Muenster (Germany)B26 Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3
23. T Dao vs Svidler  ½-½431994cadetsA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
24. T Dao vs Oral  1-0411994Wch U18E73 King's Indian
25. T Dao vs Ivanchuk  0-1511994Moscow olmD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 375  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-24-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: Dao Thien H (with no listed rating here) looks awful strong only to have two games in the data base, and with both of those being wins against strong GMs. Does anyone have any information on Dao Thien H?
May-10-05  WorldChampeen: Vietnamese GM Dao Thien Hai defeated GM Susanto Megaranto in a recent match. -

http://www.thanhniennews.com/sports...

May-10-05  SpikeyMikey: Think he won the World U18 champs in 1994 in Bratilslava if its the same guy I'm thinking of. I did very badly at the World U16 in the same year :o)
May-11-05  WorldChampeen: The article I believe states, they split the match of standard games and that Dao won in a blitz match!
Apr-20-06  Petrosian63: Vietnamese GM Dao Thien Hai's highest achieved rating is 2609 in 2005.
Dec-16-06  Petrosian63: GM Dao Thien Hai won the silver medal in the Rapid at the Asian Games 2006.

He beat Kasimdzhanov on the way.

May-22-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: We've received this player's name in several forms:

Dao Thien Hai
H Dao Thien
Hai Dao Thien
Thien Hai Dao

and probably others as well. Does anybody know the proper way?

May-22-07  darkwitch: To Chessgames.com:

I think Dao is the surname and Thien Hai is the name. Like Xie Jun, Xie is the surname and Jun is the name.

May-22-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: So taking into account the fact that Asian/Indian names are usually presented "backwards" (family name first) then "Dao Thien Hai" would be the most correct/common presentation. Thanks.
Jun-12-08  BIDMONFA: Dao Thien Hai

DAO, Thien Hai
http://www.bidmonfa.com/dao_thien_%...
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Feb-13-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: ME AM HAI TOO
Jun-03-09  wordfunph II: i just hope GM Dao Thien Hai's photo i sent to CG will be posted here soon..
Jun-04-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: <CG> Thank you for posting GM Dao Thien Hai's photo!!

This is my 3rd photo contibution..

Jun-04-09  SugarDom: What a career!
May-10-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: happy 32nd birthday GM Dao Thien Hai!
Nov-09-10  SvetlanaBabe: I saw this guy play in Singapore in 2005. The guy is a 'gun'. He is so good.
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