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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Hastings 1968/69 Tournament

Vasily Smyslov8.5/11(+7 -1 =3)[games]
Svetozar Gligoric8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Vladimir Tukmakov7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Raymond Keene7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Jan Smejkal6.5/11(+6 -4 =1)[games]
Robert Huebner5.5/11(+2 -2 =7)[games]
Daniel Wright4.5/11(+2 -4 =5)[games]
Peter Clarke4/11(+0 -3 =8)[games]
Raaphi Persitz4/11(+2 -5 =4)[games]
Robert G Hartoch4/11(+2 -5 =4)[games]
Cenek Kottnauer3.5/11(+2 -6 =3)[games]
Maxwell Fuller2.5/11(+0 -6 =5)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hastings 1968/69
The 44th Hastings Christmas Chess Festival was held December 28th - January 8th. The field expanded this year and twelve grandmasters and masters were invited to compete in a round robin format at the premier event. The notable participants of this edition included former world champion and previous Hastings winner Vasily Smyslov, five time Hastings winner Svetozar Gligoric, and an assortment of promising junior masters including Robert Hübner, Raymond Keene, Jan Smejkal, and Vladimir Tukmakov. As it stood, experience beat out youth as Smyslov won his second Hastings tournament, this time as clear first with +6 at the final. He edged out Gligoric, who finished with +5 undefeated, by half a point.

The final standings and crosstable:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 Pts 1 Smyslov * = = 1 0 1 = 1 1 1 1 1 8.5 2 Gligoric = * = = 1 = = = 1 1 1 1 8.0 3 Tukmakov = = * = 1 = = = 1 1 1 = 7.5 4 Keene 0 = = * 1 = 1 = = 1 1 1 7.5 5 Smejkal 1 0 0 0 * = 1 1 1 1 0 1 6.5 6 Hübner 0 = = = = * 1 = 0 = 1 = 5.5 7 Wright = = = 0 0 0 * = 1 0 = 1 4.5 8 Clarke 0 = = = 0 = = * 0 = = = 4.0 9 Persitz 0 0 0 = 0 1 0 1 * = = = 4.0 10 Hartoch 0 0 0 0 0 = 1 = = * 1 = 4.0 11 Kottnauer 0 0 0 0 1 0 = = = 0 * 1 3.5 12 Fuller 0 0 = 0 0 = 0 = = = 0 * 2.5

The previous tournament was Hastings (1967/68), the next was Hastings (1969/70).

Original collection: Game Collection: Hastings 1968/69, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Hartoch vs M Fuller  ½-½201968Hastings 1968/69B07 Pirc
2. Tukmakov vs D Wright  ½-½381968Hastings 1968/69A25 English
3. C Kottnauer vs R Persitz  ½-½331968Hastings 1968/69D94 Grunfeld
4. Gligoric vs Huebner  ½-½221968Hastings 1968/69E41 Nimzo-Indian
5. Smejkal vs P Clarke 1-0251968Hastings 1968/69A14 English
6. Keene vs Smyslov 0-1411968Hastings 1968/69A15 English
7. Smyslov vs Gligoric  ½-½581968Hastings 1968/69D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
8. R Persitz vs Smejkal  0-1301968Hastings 1968/69D01 Richter-Veresov Attack
9. Tukmakov vs C Kottnauer 1-0411968Hastings 1968/69B89 Sicilian
10. M Fuller vs Keene 0-1401968Hastings 1968/69B07 Pirc
11. P Clarke vs R Hartoch  ½-½411968Hastings 1968/69B36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
12. D Wright vs Huebner  0-1581968Hastings 1968/69A13 English
13. Gligoric vs M Fuller  1-0661968Hastings 1968/69E00 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Huebner vs Smyslov 0-1531968Hastings 1968/69B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
15. R Hartoch vs R Persitz  ½-½351968Hastings 1968/69A00 Uncommon Opening
16. Keene vs P Clarke  ½-½201968Hastings 1968/69A13 English
17. Smejkal vs Tukmakov  0-1511968Hastings 1968/69B83 Sicilian
18. C Kottnauer vs D Wright  ½-½411968Hastings 1968/69B08 Pirc, Classical
19. Tukmakov vs R Hartoch  1-0411968Hastings 1968/69A25 English
20. R Persitz vs Keene ½-½491968Hastings 1968/69E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
21. M Fuller vs Huebner  ½-½251968Hastings 1968/69A25 English
22. D Wright vs Smyslov  ½-½521968Hastings 1968/69A22 English
23. P Clarke vs Gligoric ½-½311968Hastings 1968/69C93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
24. C Kottnauer vs Smejkal  1-0571968Hastings 1968/69B54 Sicilian
25. Keene vs Tukmakov  ½-½251969Hastings 1968/69A04 Reti Opening
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