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Hichem Hamdouchi
H Hamdouchi 
Number of games in database: 469
Years covered: 1987 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2562 (2524 rapid, 2490 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2628

Overall record: +159 -100 =191 (56.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 19 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (97) 
    B33 B53 B32 B50 B90
 Ruy Lopez (23) 
    C67 C78 C96 C65 C60
 French Defense (21) 
    C10 C03 C05 C04 C00
 Caro-Kann (20) 
    B12 B10 B18 B17 B13
 Giuoco Piano (11) 
    C53 C50
 French Tarrasch (11) 
    C03 C05 C04 C07 C09
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (82) 
    B30 B27 B33 B32 B40
 King's Indian (23) 
    E94 E92 E63 E60 E67
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A40 E10 A41 D02 A46
 Slav (12) 
    D10 D11 D13 D17 D12
 French Defense (12) 
    C11 C10 C16 C02 C03
 English (11) 
    A10 A15 A17 A16 A11
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Hamdouchi vs M Bezold, 1999 1-0
   H Hamdouchi vs A Simutowe, 2001 1-0
   Beliavsky vs H Hamdouchi, 1999 1/2-1/2
   H Hamdouchi vs Bologan, 2002 1-0
   M Tissir vs H Hamdouchi, 2001 0-1
   H Hamdouchi vs Lautier, 1994 1-0
   H Hamdouchi vs S Shoker, 2013 1-0
   H Hamdouchi vs Fedorowicz, 1989 1-0
   H Hamdouchi vs Adams, 2004 1/2-1/2
   F Eid vs H Hamdouchi, 2006 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament 2001/02 (2001)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Grand Prix d'Echecs de Bordeaux (2005)
   French Team Championship (2011)
   Corus Group B (2004)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   XXII Reykjavik Open (2006)
   Gibraltar Masters (2005)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   French Team Championship (2015)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   Qatar Masters (2015)
   French Team Championship (2014)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Games Around the World : Africa by Gottschalk

   🏆 French Team Championship
   Naiditsch vs H Hamdouchi (Jun-03-18) 1-0
   H Hamdouchi vs V Malakhov (Jun-02-18) 1/2-1/2
   H Hamdouchi vs S Fedorchuk (Jun-01-18) 1-0
   P Bailet vs H Hamdouchi (May-31-18) 1/2-1/2
   A Riazantsev vs H Hamdouchi (May-30-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-08-1972, 47 years old) Morocco

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Hichem Hamdouci has won the Moroccan Chess Championship 11 times. He earned the GM title in 1994. In 1995, 2002, and 2004, he won the Arab Chess Championship and the French Championship in 2013. He was the first Arab or African to reach a rating of over 2600 Elo (2615 in 2003).

Wikipedia article: Hichem Hamdouchi

Last updated: 2017-11-08 05:09:44

 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 469  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Hamdouchi vs Van Wely  0-1501987Wch U18B06 Robatsch
2. H Hamdouchi vs Ehlvest  0-1281989World Team-ch 2ndE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
3. Piket vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½471989World Team-ch 2ndA48 King's Indian
4. J Ye vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½451989World Team-ch 2ndB27 Sicilian
5. H Hamdouchi vs A Rodriguez Cespedes  ½-½601989World Team-ch 2ndA07 King's Indian Attack
6. Short vs H Hamdouchi  1-0551989World Team-ch 2ndB27 Sicilian
7. H Hamdouchi vs Fedorowicz 1-0511989World Team-ch 2ndA07 King's Indian Attack
8. Ljubojevic vs H Hamdouchi  1-0471989World Team-ch 2ndB27 Sicilian
9. H Hamdouchi vs Korchnoi 0-1591989World Team-ch 2ndA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Meng-Kong Wong vs H Hamdouchi  1-0541990Novi Sad OlympiadA36 English
11. H Hamdouchi vs C Hansen  ½-½341990Novi Sad OlympiadE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. H Hamdouchi vs M Al-Modiahki  1-0341990Novi Sad OlympiadA48 King's Indian
13. P Motwani vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½411990Novi Sad OlympiadB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
14. Korchnoi vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½421990Novi Sad OlympiadD80 Grunfeld
15. M Kaabi vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½411992ManilaA51 Budapest Gambit
16. H Hamdouchi vs Suba  1-0601992Sitges opB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
17. H Hamdouchi vs E Vladimirov  ½-½471992CeutaC60 Ruy Lopez
18. H Hamdouchi vs Huzman  ½-½241992Cannes opC50 Giuoco Piano
19. Lautier vs H Hamdouchi  1-0341992Chess OlympiadA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
20. H Hamdouchi vs Kramnik  0-1361993Ch France (team)B57 Sicilian
21. H Hamdouchi vs Sutovsky 0-1341993HUNE97 King's Indian
22. Z Kozul vs H Hamdouchi  1-0401993Biel InterzonalA10 English
23. H Hamdouchi vs E G F Hellers  0-1621993Biel InterzonalB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. Nalbandian vs H Hamdouchi  1-0601993Biel InterzonalA05 Reti Opening
25. H Hamdouchi vs Bagaturov  ½-½1061993Biel InterzonalB22 Sicilian, Alapin
 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 469  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Anyone know anything about the player of the day?
Jun-17-04  acirce: He's a Moroccan GM rated 2544 and will be playing in FIDE Libya WC.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <acirce> Thanks, it will be interesting to see how he goes.
Jun-17-04  600POUNDGORILLA: Rated 2544? is he in the top 128 in ratings?
Jun-17-04  acirce: Nope, he isn't. Far from it.
May-09-05  sfm:


Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Hamdouchi's performance in Torino after 10 rounds - 6,5 of 8 games without loss or 2719 is not bad at all. But next round he will face probably Kiril Georgiev, who seems to be in very good form too. It can be quite interesting game.
Dec-26-06  BIDMONFA: Hichem Hamdouchi


Mar-20-07  LIFE Master AJ: Who is BIDMONFA ... and what is this endless series of links he posts? (Isn't this kind of like SPAM?)
Premium Chessgames Member
  Colonel Mortimer: Yes - a bit like all the links you keep pasting.
Aug-22-07  Karpova: The strongest african player won the 15th Saint-Affrique International Open in France with 8 points ahead of Degraeve (who won the event last year). His wife seems to have participated also (Adina-Maria Hamdouchi from Romania)? Here's a report:
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  Tabanus: He ended second today in Seville Open, behind GM Renier Vazquez Igarza (aka Renier Vazquez):

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  Tabanus: 3rd today in the XXVIII Andorra Open 17-25 July 2010:

Apr-20-11  DarthStapler: This guy was a ham, but also kind of douchy
Aug-26-13  Karpova: <Long-time Moroccan ace Hicham Hamdouchi has won the French Championship after winning a tiebreak match over fellow GM Jean-Marc Degraeve. - See more at:>
Aug-31-13  Karpova: More on the French Championship 2013:



Hichem beat Degraeve in the rapid tie-breaks by 1.5-0.5.

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