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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.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Flohr vs R Toran Albero ½-½181960HoogovensA15 English
2. A Matanovic vs Larsen 1-0461960HoogovensB32 Sicilian
3. H Bouwmeester vs J T Barendregt 1-0401960HoogovensC42 Petrov Defense
4. Petrosian vs T van Scheltinga ½-½141960HoogovensD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
5. Tan Hoan Liong vs J H Donner ½-½211960HoogovensB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
6. A Matanovic vs Tan Hoan Liong 1-0401960HoogovensC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
7. J H Donner vs H Bouwmeester 1-0341960HoogovensB06 Robatsch
8. R Toran Albero vs Petrosian ½-½191960HoogovensA21 English
9. Larsen vs T van Scheltinga 1-0411960HoogovensA00 Uncommon Opening
10. J T Barendregt vs Flohr ½-½171960HoogovensB10 Caro-Kann
11. Petrosian vs J T Barendregt 1-0321960HoogovensA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
12. Tan Hoan Liong vs Larsen 0-1361960HoogovensA07 King's Indian Attack
13. H Bouwmeester vs A Matanovic ½-½121960HoogovensB58 Sicilian
14. T van Scheltinga vs R Toran Albero  ½-½201960HoogovensE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
15. Flohr vs J H Donner  1-0291960HoogovensA04 Reti Opening
16. Larsen vs R Toran Albero  1-0411960HoogovensA02 Bird's Opening
17. J T Barendregt vs T van Scheltinga  0-1261960HoogovensB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
18. Tan Hoan Liong vs H Bouwmeester  ½-½581960HoogovensB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
19. A Matanovic vs Flohr  ½-½401960HoogovensB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
20. J H Donner vs Petrosian  ½-½421960HoogovensE00 Queen's Pawn Game
21. Flohr vs Tan Hoan Liong  1-0411960HoogovensA46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. T van Scheltinga vs J H Donner  ½-½541960HoogovensE41 Nimzo-Indian
23. R Toran Albero vs J T Barendregt  0-1701960HoogovensC41 Philidor Defense
24. H Bouwmeester vs Larsen  ½-½551960HoogovensB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
25. Petrosian vs A Matanovic ½-½771960HoogovensA21 English
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