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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Hastings 1972/73 Tournament

Bent Larsen11.5/15(+10 -2 =3)[games]
Wolfgang Uhlmann11/15(+8 -1 =6)[games]
William Hartston9.5/15(+6 -2 =7)[games]
Vlastimil Hort9/15(+4 -1 =10)[games]
Vladimir Tukmakov8.5/15(+6 -4 =5)[games]
Ivan Radulov8.5/15(+4 -2 =9)[games]
Walter Browne8.5/15(+4 -2 =9)[games]
Heikki Westerinen8/15(+4 -3 =8)[games]
Vasily Smyslov7.5/15(+3 -3 =9)[games]
Gedeon Barcza7/15(+4 -5 =6)[games]
Ulf Andersson6.5/15(+2 -4 =9)[games]
Dusan Rajkovic6.5/15(+3 -5 =7)[games]
Michael Francis Stean5.5/15(+2 -6 =7)[games]
Robert Graham Wade4.5/15(+2 -8 =5)[games]
Brian Eley4.5/15(+1 -7 =7)[games]
Andrew Jonathan Mestel3.5/15(+1 -9 =5)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hastings 1972/73

The Premier tournament of the 48th Hastings Chess Congress was held in Falaise Hall, White Rock Gardens, Hastings, England from 27 December 1972 to 13 January 1973. Rest days: 1, 8 & 12 January. At the opening ceremony, James D Slater offered £5000 to the next British player to become a Grandmaster. Hartston needed ½ point in the last round to achieve a GM norm, but lost to the tournament winner Bent Larsen.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Larsen • 0 1 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11½ 2 Uhlmann 1 • 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 11 3 Hartston 0 0 • ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 9½ 4 Hort ½ ½ ½ • ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1 9 =5 Tukmakov ½ ½ 0 ½ • ½ 1 0 ½ 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 8½ =5 Radulov 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ • 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 8½ =5 Browne 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 • ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 8½ 8 Westerinen ½ 1 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ • 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 8 9 Smyslov 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 • ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 7½ 10 Barcza 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ ½ • 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 7 =11 Andersson 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 • ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 6½ =11 Rajkovic 0 0 ½ 1 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ • 1 ½ ½ 1 6½ 13 Stean 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 • 1 ½ ½ 5½ =14 Wade 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 • ½ 1 4½ =14 Eley 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ • 1 4½ 16 Mestel 0 0 0 0 1 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 0 • 3½ ————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Ludwig Rellstab and Edward Formanek shared victory in the Challengers tournament.

Game dates

Round 01: Wednesday 27 December
Round 02: Thursday 28 December (Browne vs Rajkovic: 8 January)
Round 03: Friday 29 December
Round 04: Saturday 30 December
Round 05: Sunday 31 December
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Round 06: Tuesday 2 January 1973
Round 07: Wednesday 3 January (Radulov vs Hort: 8 January)
Round 08: Thursday 4 January
Round 09: Friday 5 January
Round 10: Saturday 6 January
Round 11: Sunday 7 January
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Round 12: Tuesday 9 January
Round 13: Wednesday 10 January
Round 14: Thursday 11 January
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Round 15: Saturday 13 January

Sources

BritBase: http://www.saund.co.uk/britbase/has...
Gino Di Felice, Chess Results, 1971-1974, page 202.
Birmingham Daily Post at https://www.britishnewspaperarchive...

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 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 120  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Andersson vs Hort  ½-½241972Hastings 1972/73A10 English
2. Rajkovic vs Smyslov ½-½491972Hastings 1972/73B06 Robatsch
3. A J Mestel vs Browne  ½-½421972Hastings 1972/73B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
4. M Stean vs Larsen  0-1371972Hastings 1972/73A14 English
5. Hartston vs Tukmakov  1-0411972Hastings 1972/73B89 Sicilian
6. B Eley vs Uhlmann 0-1441972Hastings 1972/73C01 French, Exchange
7. I Radulov vs R G Wade  ½-½351972Hastings 1972/73B15 Caro-Kann
8. Westerinen vs Barcza  ½-½331972Hastings 1972/73B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
9. Westerinen vs Andersson  1-0261972Hastings 1972/73A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
10. Hort vs A J Mestel  1-0251972Hastings 1972/73A04 Reti Opening
11. Smyslov vs Hartston ½-½181972Hastings 1972/73A36 English
12. Uhlmann vs I Radulov  ½-½271972Hastings 1972/73D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. Larsen vs B Eley 1-0211972Hastings 1972/73A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
14. Tukmakov vs M Stean 0-1441972Hastings 1972/73A04 Reti Opening
15. Barcza vs R G Wade  ½-½411972Hastings 1972/73A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
16. I Radulov vs Larsen 1-0211972Hastings 1972/73B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
17. Andersson vs Barcza 1-0821972Hastings 1972/73D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
18. Rajkovic vs Hort 1-0341972Hastings 1972/73E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
19. M Stean vs Smyslov  ½-½181972Hastings 1972/73C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
20. B Eley vs Tukmakov  0-1401972Hastings 1972/73B83 Sicilian
21. Hartston vs Browne  ½-½241972Hastings 1972/73B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. A J Mestel vs Westerinen  ½-½301972Hastings 1972/73C50 Giuoco Piano
23. R G Wade vs Uhlmann  0-1351972Hastings 1972/73A28 English
24. Larsen vs R G Wade  1-0521972Hastings 1972/73A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
25. Andersson vs A J Mestel  ½-½381972Hastings 1972/73A04 Reti Opening
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