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Hichem Hamdouchi
H Hamdouchi 
Number of games in database: 489
Years covered: 1987 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2562 (2524 rapid, 2490 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2628

Overall record: +167 -101 =200 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 21 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (103) 
    B33 B50 B90 B32 B40
 Ruy Lopez (23) 
    C96 C78 C67 C92 C60
 French Defense (21) 
    C10 C03 C05 C00 C11
 Caro-Kann (21) 
    B12 B10 B18 B15 B17
 Giuoco Piano (11) 
    C53 C50
 French Tarrasch (11) 
    C03 C05 C04 C09 C07
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (83) 
    B30 B27 B32 B33 B25
 King's Indian (25) 
    E94 E63 E70 E92 E67
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    A40 E10 A41 A45 D02
 French Defense (13) 
    C10 C11 C16 C12 C03
 Slav (12) 
    D10 D11 D13 D12 D17
 English (12) 
    A10 A15 A11 A17 A16
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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
   H Hamdouchi vs Bologan, 2002 1-0
   F Eid vs H Hamdouchi, 2006 0-1
   Beliavsky vs H Hamdouchi, 1999 1/2-1/2
   M Tissir vs H Hamdouchi, 2001 0-1
   H Hamdouchi vs S Shoker, 2013 1-0
   H Hamdouchi vs Lautier, 1994 1-0
   Kudrin vs H Hamdouchi, 2004 0-1
   H Hamdouchi vs Adams, 2004 1/2-1/2

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2000)
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Fraenkische GM 1st (2000)
   Grand Prix d'Echecs de Bordeaux (2005)
   Ubeda op 4th (1999)
   French Team Championship (2011)
   French Team Championship (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2006)
   Gibraltar Masters (2005)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   French Team Championship (2014)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   French Team Championship (2015)

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 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, 49 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 20; games 1-25 of 490  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Hamdouchi vs Van Wely  0-1501987Wch U18B06 Robatsch
2. H Hamdouchi vs S Le Blancq  1-0741988Thessaloniki OlympiadB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
3. J Yrjola vs H Hamdouchi  1-0471988Thessaloniki OlympiadE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
4. H Hamdouchi vs Ehlvest  0-1281989World Team-ch 2ndE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
5. Piket vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½471989World Team-ch 2ndA48 King's Indian
6. J Ye vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½451989World Team-ch 2ndB27 Sicilian
7. H Hamdouchi vs A Rodriguez Cespedes  ½-½601989World Team-ch 2ndA07 King's Indian Attack
8. Short vs H Hamdouchi  1-0551989World Team-ch 2ndB27 Sicilian
9. H Hamdouchi vs Fedorowicz 1-0511989World Team-ch 2ndA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Ljubojevic vs H Hamdouchi  1-0471989World Team-ch 2ndB27 Sicilian
11. H Hamdouchi vs Korchnoi 0-1591989World Team-ch 2ndA07 King's Indian Attack
12. Meng-Kong Wong vs H Hamdouchi  1-0541990Novi Sad OlympiadA36 English
13. H Hamdouchi vs C Hansen  ½-½341990Novi Sad OlympiadE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. H Hamdouchi vs M Al-Modiahki  1-0341990Novi Sad OlympiadA48 King's Indian
15. P Motwani vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½411990Novi Sad OlympiadB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
16. Korchnoi vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½421990Novi Sad OlympiadD80 Grunfeld
17. H Hamdouchi vs Suba  1-0601992Sitges opB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
18. M Kaabi vs H Hamdouchi  ½-½411992ManilaA51 Budapest Gambit
19. H Hamdouchi vs Vladimirov  ½-½471992CeutaC60 Ruy Lopez
20. H Hamdouchi vs Huzman  ½-½241992Cannes opC50 Giuoco Piano
21. Lautier vs H Hamdouchi  1-0341992Manila OlympiadA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
22. Rivas Pastor vs H Hamdouchi  1-0311992Manila OlympiadE70 King's Indian
23. H Hamdouchi vs V Small  1-0401992Manila OlympiadB40 Sicilian
24. H Hamdouchi vs Kramnik  0-1361993FRA-chTB57 Sicilian
25. H Hamdouchi vs Sutovsky 0-1341993HUNE97 King's Indian
 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 490  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:
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He ended second today in Seville Open, behind GM Renier Vazquez Igarza (aka Renier Vazquez):

Premium Chessgames Member
  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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