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9th HDBank Masters Tournament

Hao Wang7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Yang Wen7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Stanislav Bogdanovich7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Dommaraju Gukesh7/9(+7 -2 =0)[games]
Guanchu Liu7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Loek van Wely6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Ivan Popov6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Venkataraman Karthik6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Minghui Xu6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Alexandr Predke6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Anh Dung Nguyen6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Sang Cao6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Anton Demchenko6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Yi Xu6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Ngoc Truongson Nguyen6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Anh Khoi Nguyen6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Van Huy Nguyen6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
P V Nandhidhaa6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Tran Tuan Minh6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Ivan Cheparinov6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Daniel Quizon6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Sandro Mareco5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Susanto Megaranto5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
John Marvin Miciano5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Leon Luke Mendonca5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Kaumandur Srihari Raghunandan5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Irina Bulmaga5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Yuanhe Zhao5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Jodi Setyaki Azarya5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Vo Thanh Ninh5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Shete Sammed Jaykumar5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
* (143 players total; 111 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
9th HDBank Masters (2019)

The 9th HDBank Masters was a 9-round Swiss, open for players rated above 2000. It was played in Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 7-13 March 2019. Time control: 90 minutes for the whole game, with a 30-second increment per move starting from move one. (1, 2) Chief arbiter: Pham Huong Giang. (2) Prize fund: $60,000, with $16,000 to the winner. (3)

Wang Hao won with 7.5/9. There was also a Challengers section for players rated below 2100, won by Nelson Villanueva.

Official site: ChessBase:

(1) (2) (3) Ofiicial website.

 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 622  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Wang vs J M Miciano  ½-½6120199th HDBank MastersE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
2. B Vignesh vs I Cheparinov  ½-½4120199th HDBank MastersC55 Two Knights Defense
3. A Demchenko vs M A Gomes  1-04920199th HDBank MastersB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. M Pranesh vs S Mareco  0-17720199th HDBank MastersB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
5. Ngoc Truongson Nguyen vs T Duong  ½-½2320199th HDBank MastersE15 Queen's Indian
6. Hoang Thi Bao Tram vs Iturrizaga Bonelli  0-14520199th HDBank MastersA15 English
7. Van Wely vs Minh Hoang Le  1-03620199th HDBank MastersD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. R Kulkarni vs A Predke  1-03620199th HDBank MastersB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
9. Y Wen vs P Nutakki  ½-½5520199th HDBank MastersA14 English
10. Thi Mai Hung Nguyen vs Pichot  0-14520199th HDBank MastersE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
11. I Popov vs Minghui Xu  ½-½2620199th HDBank MastersC77 Ruy Lopez
12. D Sharma vs Tran Tuan Minh  ½-½3620199th HDBank MastersB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. S Bogdanovich vs P Andyka 1-03020199th HDBank MastersA00 Uncommon Opening
14. S Kathmale vs S Chanda  0-16020199th HDBank MastersB53 Sicilian
15. D Gukesh vs Khoa Bao  1-04820199th HDBank MastersA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
16. D Quizon vs S Megaranto ½-½9520199th HDBank MastersB07 Pirc
17. Huu Thai Le vs Yi Xu  0-14120199th HDBank MastersD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. U Nasanjargal vs Phuong Hanh Luong  1-03820199th HDBank MastersA16 English
19. T Sahil vs V Karthik  0-14720199th HDBank MastersA45 Queen's Pawn Game
20. A Stefanova vs Ngoc Lan Tran  ½-½3620199th HDBank MastersA06 Reti Opening
21. K Krithigga vs T Nguyen  ½-½4220199th HDBank MastersA10 English
22. C Praveen Kumar vs Anh Khoi Nguyen  ½-½3520199th HDBank MastersA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
23. N R Vignesh vs P V Nandhidhaa  0-13820199th HDBank MastersB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. Dai Hoai Duc Vo vs A Nguyen  ½-½4320199th HDBank MastersE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
25. Duc Hoa Nguyen vs Shantanu Bhambure  1-05320199th HDBank MastersA21 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-26-19  sonia91: This is Wang Hao's second victory of this tournament, the first was in 2016.

Reports: (by IM Irina Bulmaga) (by IM Rakesh Kulkarni)

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Another naming case. Previous events in CG:

HD Bank Cup (2017)
3rd HD Bank Cup (2013)

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