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Arovah Bachtiar
Number of games in database: 68
Years covered: 1960 to 1982
Highest rating achieved in database: 2360

Overall record: +14 -29 =25 (39.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (8) 
    E63 E60 E84 E81 E61
 Sicilian (7) 
    B83 B33 B56 B41 B47
 Queen's Indian (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B20 B96 B43 B93 B56
 Sicilian Najdorf (4) 
    B93 B96
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   A Bachtiar vs Ribli, 1982 1-0
   A Bachtiar vs Chandler, 1982 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-25-1934, 85 years old) Indonesia

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International Master (1977).

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 68  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Dittmann vs A Bachtiar 0-1351960Leipzig ol (Men) qual-AE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
2. A Bachtiar vs C B van den Berg  ½-½441966Hoogovens 28thD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
3. A Bachtiar vs Ivkov  ½-½311966Hoogovens 28thE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
4. F Kuijpers vs A Bachtiar  ½-½621966Hoogovens 28thB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. A Bachtiar vs J H Donner  0-1441966Hoogovens 28thE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
6. I Bilek vs A Bachtiar 1-0161966Hoogovens 28thB56 Sicilian
7. A Bachtiar vs Polugaevsky  0-1241966Hoogovens 28thE61 King's Indian
8. T van Scheltinga vs A Bachtiar  1-0771966Hoogovens 28thD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
9. A Bachtiar vs M Damjanovic  0-1401966Hoogovens 28thE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
10. K Langeweg vs A Bachtiar  ½-½771966Hoogovens 28thE14 Queen's Indian
11. A Bachtiar vs Filip  1-0401966Hoogovens 28thE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
12. I Nei vs A Bachtiar 1-0221966Hoogovens 28thB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
13. A Bachtiar vs Szabo  0-1301966Hoogovens 28thE60 King's Indian Defense
14. M Czerniak vs A Bachtiar  0-1511966Hoogovens 28thB20 Sicilian
15. A Bachtiar vs M Bobotsov  ½-½431966Hoogovens 28thE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
16. H Lehmann vs A Bachtiar  0-1301966Hoogovens 28thB20 Sicilian
17. A Prameshuber vs A Bachtiar  ½-½891966Havana ol (Men) qual-BD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Gligoric vs A Bachtiar  1-0371966Havana ol (Men) qual-BE56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
19. A Bachtiar vs A Prameshuber  ½-½481966Havana ol (Men) fin-BD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. A Bachtiar vs W Schmidt  1-0481970Siegen ol (Men) fin-BB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
21. L A Tan vs A Bachtiar  1-0411972Hong KongB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
22. A Bachtiar vs I Bilek  0-1341972Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3A40 Queen's Pawn Game
23. A Bachtiar vs G Bonner  ½-½371972Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3B01 Scandinavian
24. A Bachtiar vs F Kuijpers  0-1361974Hoogovens-BB83 Sicilian
25. Keene vs A Bachtiar  ½-½241974Hoogovens-BA06 Reti Opening
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  wordfunph: 5-time Olympiad veteran and one of GM Eugene Torre's friends.
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  sachistu: The following position is from Bachtiar-Liang, Indonesian chp, 1961

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Black played 33...Bd1! (another possibility is 33...Rc2 34.Qxb3 Qxe5) 34.Nxf7+ Kg8 35.Rxe8+ Nxe8 36.Qe7? Re2 and White resigned.

However, White had a saving move e.g. 36.Qe4! and if ...Re2 then 37.Nh6+! Kh8 38.Nf7+ draws or if 37...gxh6 38.Qc4+ and White should not lose i.e. ...Kf8 39.Rxd1 Re1 40.Re1 Qxe1 41.Qf1.

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