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John Hanks
Number of games in database: 19
Years covered: 1947 to 2000
Last FIDE rating: 2171
Overall record: +11 -7 =1 (60.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-07-1926, died May-29-2009, 83 years old) Australia

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 page 1 of 1; 19 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Hanks vs L L Oliver  1-0291947Victorian ChE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. J Hanks vs J G Baay  1-0371951AUS-chE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. W J Geus vs J Hanks 0-1611960Max Green MemorialC54 Giuoco Piano
4. J Hanks vs Averbakh  0-1461960Australian ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
5. J Hanks vs M Cuellar Gacharna  0-1331964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-5E70 King's Indian
6. J Hanks vs F J Perez Perez  0-1371964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-5E00 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Gheorghiu vs J Hanks  1-0491964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-5C41 Philidor Defense
8. Filip vs J Hanks  ½-½791964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-5E41 Nimzo-Indian
9. J Hanks vs P Reissmann  1-0431964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-5D23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. J Hanks vs J F Olivera  1-0361964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-DA53 Old Indian
11. D Friedgood vs J Hanks  1-0581964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-DC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
12. P Ramirez vs J Hanks  0-1281964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-DC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
13. J Durao vs J Hanks  0-1511964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-DC33 King's Gambit Accepted
14. J Hanks vs G Kleopas  1-0581964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-DB06 Robatsch
15. J Hanks vs E Basta 0-1581969Australian ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. Otto Weber vs J Hanks 1-0961969Australian ChampionshipC28 Vienna Game
17. J Hanks vs K Hill 1-0371969Australian ChampionshipD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
18. J Raudzins vs J Hanks  0-1471972MelbourneA10 English
19. A Caoili vs J Hanks  0-1322000Gold Coast Parkroyal opD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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Aug-21-14  optimal play: This game is from the 16th Chess Olympiad played in Tel Aviv 1964

Qualifying Group 5; 6th round; 8th November

John Hanks (Australia) vs Paul Reissmann (Puerto Rico)

[Event "16th Chess Olympiad"]
[Site "Tel Aviv, Israel"]
[Date "1964.11.08"]
[EventDate "1964.11.02"]
[Round "6, group 5"]
[Result "1-0"]
[White "John Hanks"]
[Black "Paul Reissmann"]
[ECO "D23"]
[WhiteElo "?"]
[BlackElo "?"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qa4+ Nc6 5. Nc3 Nd7 6. d5 Nb6 7. Qd1 Nb4 8. e4 e6 9. a3 Nd3 10. Bxd3 cxd3 11. Qxd3 exd5 12. exd5 Be7 13. Bf4 O-O 14. Rd1 Bd6 15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. O-O Bg4 17. h3 Bh5 18. Rd2 Bg6 19. Qd4 a6 20. Nh4 Rad8 21. Nxg6 Qxg6 22. Re1 Rfe8 23. Rde2 Rxe2 24. Rxe2 Qd6 25. Re3 Kf8 26. Rg3 f6 27. Qe4 g6 28. Re3 Kf7 29. Qh4 Kg7 30. Re6 Qf8 31. Qe4 Rd7 32. g4 Qf7 33. h4 h6 34. f4 f5 35. Qe5+ Kh7 36. h5 gxh5 37. Rf6 Qe7 38. Qxf5 Kg8 39. Rg6+ Kh8 40. Rxh6+ Kg8 41. Rg6+ Kh8 42. Qxh5+ Qh7 43. Rh6 1-0

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Hanks was on board 2 and played in five out six games in the qualifying group stage, with a score of [+1 =1 -3]

He had much better results in the D-Final achieving a score of [+4 =1 -1]

Nov-06-16  optimal play: John Hanks finished in a four-way tie for 13th in the 1969 Australian Championship.

This win is from the 11th round...

[Event "Australian Championship"]
[Site "Melbourne"]
[Date "1969.01.10"]
[Round "11.11"]
[White "Hanks, John Nugent"]
[Black "Hill, Ken J"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D96"]
[PlyCount "73"]
[EventDate "1968.12.27"]
[EventType "swiss"]
[EventRounds "15"]
[EventCountry "AUS"]
[SourceDate "2007.10.17"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 c6 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. e4 Nxc3 8. bxc3 O-O 9. Be3 Nd7 10. Rd1 c5 11. Be2 cxd4 12. cxd4 Qa5+ 13. Bd2 Qb6 14. O-O Qxb3 15. axb3 Nf6 16. Bd3 Rd8 17. Bb4 Bg4 18. Bxe7 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Rxd4 20. Bc4 Rxd1 21. Rxd1 Re8 22. Bd8 a6 23. b4 h5 24. h4 Nxe4 25. fxe4 Rxe4 26. Ba2 Rxb4 27. Rd7 b5 28. Bxf7+ Kh8 29. Bg5 Re4 30. Bxg6 Re1+ 31. Kg2 Bc3 32. Bh6 Bf6 33. Rf7 Be7 34. Be3 Bd6 35. Rd7 Be5 36. Ra7 b4 37. Bh6 1-0

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1st Walter Shawn Browne (13/15) [+11/=04/-00]

=2nd Douglas Gibson Hamilton (11/15) [+09/=04/-02]

=2nd Alfred Flatow (11/15) [+08/=06/-01]

4th Paul Dozsa (10/15) [+06/=08/-01]

=5th Otto Weber (8/15) [+06/=05/-04]

=5th Karlis Alexander Ozols (8/15) [+05/=07/-03]

=7th Emanuel Adolph Basta (8/15) [+06/=04/-05]

=7th Willem Johannes Geus (8/15) [+05/=06/-04]

=7th Peter Johnson (8/15) [+04/=08/-03]

=10th Gerd Niess (7/15) [+06/=03/-06]

=10th John Spencer Purdy (7/15) [+05/=05/-05]

=10th Michael V Woodhams (7/15) [+05/=05/-05]

=13th Arthur Gustav Teters (7/15) [+05/=04/-06]

=13th Haydn J Barber (7/15) [+05/=04/-06]

=13th Noel Gregory Craske (7/15) [+05/=04/-06]

=13th John Nugent Hanks (7/15) [+04/=06/-05]

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