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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Hastings 1971/72 Tournament

Viktor Korchnoi11/15(+8 -1 =6)[games]
Anatoly Karpov11/15(+8 -1 =6)[games]
Henrique Mecking9.5/15(+5 -1 =9)[games]
Robert Eugene Byrne9.5/15(+6 -2 =7)[games]
Svetozar Gligoric8.5/15(+2 -0 =13)[games]
Miguel Najdorf8.5/15(+4 -2 =9)[games]
Ulf Andersson8/15(+3 -2 =10)[games]
Wolfgang Unzicker8/15(+2 -1 =12)[games]
Helmut Pfleger7.5/15(+2 -2 =11)[games]
Bojan Kurajica7/15(+3 -4 =8)[games]
Victor Ciocaltea6.5/15(+0 -2 =13)[games]
George Steven Botterill6/15(+2 -5 =8)[games]
William Hartston6/15(+1 -4 =10)[games]
Raymond Keene5.5/15(+0 -4 =11)[games]
Peter Richard Markland4.5/15(+2 -8 =5)[games]
Michael J Franklin3/15(+1 -10 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hastings 1971/72

The 47th Hastings Christmas Chess Festival (1) was held at the end of the year 1971. In expansion over the previous year, sixteen grandmasters and masters were invited to compete in a round robin format at the premier event. The complete list of participants included (in order of ELO): Viktor Korchnoi (2670), Svetozar Gligoric (2600), Wolfgang Unzicker (2545), Anatoli Karpov (2540), Henrique Mecking (2540), Miguel Najdorf (2530), Helmut Pfleger (2515), Ulf Andersson (2510), Robert Byrne (2510), Peter Markland (2510), Bojan Kurajica (2490), Raymond Keene (2465), Victor Ciocaltea (2460), George Botterill (2410), William Hartston (2390) and Michael Franklin (2345). The average of the combined ratings of all the players qualified the tournament as a Category XI event. Karpov and Korchnoi tied for first place, each with +7 at the final. In less than three years they would be facing each other for the world championship. This would eventually be awarded to Karpov. His win here put him alongside Alexander Alekhine and Max Euwe as players who won Hastings on the way to become world champion.

The final standings and crosstable:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 Korchnoi * 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11.0 2 Karpov 0 * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11.0 3 Mecking 0 * 1 1 1 1 1 9.5 4 Byrne 0 * 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 9.5 5 Gligoric * 1 1 8.5 6 Najdorf 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 8.5 7 Andersson 1 0 0 * 1 1 8.0 8 Unzicker 0 * 1 1 8.0 9 Pfleger 0 0 * 1 1 7.5 10 Kurajica 0 0 0 0 * 1 1 1 7.0 11 Ciocaltea 0 0 * 6.5 12 Botterill 0 0 0 1 0 * 0 1 6.0 13 Hartston 0 0 0 0 * 1 6.0 14 Keene 0 0 0 * 0 5.5 15 Markland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 * 1 4.5 16 Franklin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 * 3.0

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 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 120  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Ciocaltea vs M J Franklin  ½-½421971Hastings 1971/72B30 Sicilian
2. P Markland vs Najdorf  ½-½411971Hastings 1971/72A15 English
3. Mecking vs Keene 1-0431971Hastings 1971/72B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
4. H Pfleger vs Karpov  ½-½371971Hastings 1971/72E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
5. Hartston vs Gligoric  ½-½271971Hastings 1971/72C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
6. Korchnoi vs Ulf Andersson 0-1501971Hastings 1971/72E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. Robert E Byrne vs Unzicker  ½-½241971Hastings 1971/72C83 Ruy Lopez, Open
8. G Botterill vs Kurajica  ½-½261971Hastings 1971/72B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. Kurajica vs Hartston  1-0361971Hastings 1971/72B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
10. Najdorf vs H Pfleger  ½-½321971Hastings 1971/72D50 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Karpov vs Robert E Byrne 1-0401971Hastings 1971/72B61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
12. M J Franklin vs Mecking  ½-½211971Hastings 1971/72A46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Ulf Andersson vs Keene  ½-½241971Hastings 1971/72B08 Pirc, Classical
14. Korchnoi vs P Markland  1-0411971Hastings 1971/72E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
15. Gligoric vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½201971Hastings 1971/72E97 King's Indian
16. Unzicker vs G Botterill  1-0581971Hastings 1971/72B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
17. Mecking vs Gligoric  ½-½421971Hastings 1971/72C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
18. Robert E Byrne vs Najdorf 1-0411971Hastings 1971/72B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. H Pfleger vs Korchnoi  0-1371971Hastings 1971/72A22 English
20. P Markland vs Ulf Andersson  ½-½161971Hastings 1971/72A12 English with b3
21. G Botterill vs Karpov 0-1491971Hastings 1971/72D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
22. V Ciocaltea vs Kurajica  ½-½171971Hastings 1971/72B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. Hartston vs Unzicker  ½-½251971Hastings 1971/72C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
24. Keene vs M J Franklin  0-1641971Hastings 1971/72A07 King's Indian Attack
25. P Markland vs H Pfleger  0-1401972Hastings 1971/72A13 English
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