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Harri M Hurme
H Hurme 
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Number of games in database: 59
Years covered: 1968 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2149
Highest rating achieved in database: 2310
Overall record: +18 -29 =12 (40.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack (4 games)
B07 Pirc (4 games)
A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6) (2 games)
B32 Sicilian (2 games)
D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense (2 games)
B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation (2 games)
E84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line (2 games)
D31 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation (2 games)
D00 Queen's Pawn Game (2 games)

   🏆 World Senior Teams +65
   Pushkov vs H Hurme (Mar-02-15) 1-0
   H Hurme vs E Bhend (2012) 0-1

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(born Jun-02-1945, died Sep-23-2019, 74 years old) Finland

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He was a FIDE Master and an International Solving Master.

Wikipedia article: Harri Hurme

Last updated: 2019-11-10 07:56:51

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 59  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Hurme vs R Kende  ½-½411968WchT U26 15th fin-BA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
2. O Seuss vs H Hurme 1-0191969WchT U26B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
3. I Saren vs H Hurme  0-1291971m FIN-chB08 Pirc, Classical
4. H Hurme vs I Saren  0-1331971match FIN chD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Rantanen vs H Hurme 1-0231973FIN-ch opB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
6. H Hurme vs U Nehmert  ½-½341973Ribe 6 Nations chTA59 Benko Gambit
7. J Ulrichsen vs H Hurme  ½-½471973Ribe 6 Nations chTB07 Pirc
8. H Hurme vs L Liljedahl  1-0381973Ribe 6 Nations chTE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
9. K Bjerring vs H Hurme  ½-½351973Ribe 6 Nations chTD00 Queen's Pawn Game
10. H Hurme vs I Asmundsson  1-0811973Ribe 6 Nations chTE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
11. A Taha vs H Hurme  1-0571974Nice Olympiad qual-3B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
12. Pribyl vs H Hurme  1-0311974Nice Olympiad Final-AA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
13. H Hurme vs A Whiteley  ½-½271974Nice Olympiad Final-AD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
14. Hecht vs H Hurme  1-0661974Nice Olympiad Final-AA12 English with b3
15. B Jansson vs H Hurme  0-1561974Nice Olympiad Final-AB08 Pirc, Classical
16. Lombardy vs H Hurme  1-0401974Nice Olympiad Final-AB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
17. H Hurme vs Ghitescu  0-1341974Nice Olympiad Final-AE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
18. H Hurme vs Tringov 1-0411974Nice Olympiad Final-AA60 Benoni Defense
19. Bellon Lopez vs H Hurme  0-1651974Nice Olympiad Final-AA15 English
20. Enos Grant vs H Hurme  0-1301978Buenos Aires OlympiadA15 English
21. H Hurme vs J H Donner  0-1401978Buenos Aires OlympiadD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. H Hurme vs H Pfleger  0-1321978Buenos Aires OlympiadA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
23. De Chen vs H Hurme  ½-½471978Buenos Aires OlympiadB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
24. Chandler vs H Hurme  0-1541978Buenos Aires OlympiadA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
25. A Zapata vs H Hurme  0-1331978Buenos Aires OlympiadB32 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-13-12  DoctorD: Hurme is also a talented composer, having composed in all areas. Here is an early miniature effort from the Lindroos JT, 1971, which won 2nd Prize, and was also in the FIDE Album 1971-73:

White to play and mate in 3

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1. Ke6! Ke4 2. Rg3+ Kf4 3.Be5#

1... Kf4 2. Rg1 threatening Be5# g5 3. Be5#

1... g5 2. Be5 Ke4 (2... g4 3. Rh2#) 3. Rg3#

A more recent effort that took 2nd Prize, Subotica Internet Ty., 2009:

White to play and mate in 2

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1. Bf5! threat Qd4#

1. .. Kf4 2. Qxc7#

1... Qf4 2.Rc5#

1... Qxh6 2. Qd4#

Jan-05-17  NightKnight: Important to notice is, as I did, why 1.e7 does not work. Because the queen now has a check from g8.
Oct-20-19  paavoh: He passed away on Sep 23, 2019. Over 20 medals in international chess and chess problem competitions, and a prominent figure in Finnish chess organizations.

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