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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Hastings 1968/69 Tournament

Vasily Smyslov8.5/11(+7 -1 =3)[games]
Svetozar Gligoric8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Vladimir Tukmakov7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Raymond Keene7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Jan Smejkal6.5/11(+6 -4 =1)[games]
Robert Huebner5.5/11(+2 -2 =7)[games]
Daniel Wright4.5/11(+2 -4 =5)[games]
Peter Clarke4/11(+0 -3 =8)[games]
Raaphi Persitz4/11(+2 -5 =4)[games]
Robert G Hartoch4/11(+2 -5 =4)[games]
Cenek Kottnauer3.5/11(+2 -6 =3)[games]
Maxwell Fuller2.5/11(+0 -6 =5)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hastings 1968/69
The 44th Hastings Christmas Chess Festival was held December 28th - January 8th. The field expanded this year and twelve grandmasters and masters were invited to compete in a round robin format at the premier event. The notable participants of this edition included former world champion and previous Hastings winner Vasily Smyslov, five time Hastings winner Svetozar Gligoric, and an assortment of promising junior masters including Robert Hübner, Raymond Keene, Jan Smejkal, and Vladimir Tukmakov. As it stood, experience beat out youth as Smyslov won his second Hastings tournament, this time as clear first with +6 at the final. He edged out Gligoric, who finished with +5 undefeated, by half a point.

The final standings and crosstable:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 Pts 1 Smyslov * = = 1 0 1 = 1 1 1 1 1 8.5 2 Gligoric = * = = 1 = = = 1 1 1 1 8.0 3 Tukmakov = = * = 1 = = = 1 1 1 = 7.5 4 Keene 0 = = * 1 = 1 = = 1 1 1 7.5 5 Smejkal 1 0 0 0 * = 1 1 1 1 0 1 6.5 6 Hübner 0 = = = = * 1 = 0 = 1 = 5.5 7 Wright = = = 0 0 0 * = 1 0 = 1 4.5 8 Clarke 0 = = = 0 = = * 0 = = = 4.0 9 Persitz 0 0 0 = 0 1 0 1 * = = = 4.0 10 Hartoch 0 0 0 0 0 = 1 = = * 1 = 4.0 11 Kottnauer 0 0 0 0 1 0 = = = 0 * 1 3.5 12 Fuller 0 0 = 0 0 = 0 = = = 0 * 2.5

The previous tournament was Hastings (1967/68), the next was Hastings (1969/70).

Original collection: Game Collection: Hastings 1968/69, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 3 of 3; games 51-66 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
51. Huebner vs Smejkal  ½-½401969Hastings 1968/69A04 Reti Opening
52. M Fuller vs Tukmakov  ½-½691969Hastings 1968/69B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
53. Gligoric vs R Hartoch 1-0511969Hastings 1968/69A00 Uncommon Opening
54. Smyslov vs C Kottnauer 1-0241969Hastings 1968/69A15 English
55. Tukmakov vs P Clarke  ½-½571969Hastings 1968/69A13 English
56. D Wright vs R Persitz  1-0761969Hastings 1968/69E91 King's Indian
57. R Hartoch vs Huebner  ½-½231969Hastings 1968/69A10 English
58. C Kottnauer vs M Fuller  1-0281969Hastings 1968/69A00 Uncommon Opening
59. Keene vs Gligoric ½-½451969Hastings 1968/69E64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
60. Smejkal vs Smyslov 1-0321969Hastings 1968/69B06 Robatsch
61. R Persitz vs Tukmakov  0-1461969Hastings 1968/69D86 Grunfeld, Exchange
62. Gligoric vs D Wright  ½-½451969Hastings 1968/69E56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
63. Smyslov vs R Hartoch  1-0201969Hastings 1968/69A22 English
64. P Clarke vs C Kottnauer  ½-½131969Hastings 1968/69A07 King's Indian Attack
65. M Fuller vs Smejkal  0-1551969Hastings 1968/69A10 English
66. Huebner vs Keene  ½-½191969Hastings 1968/69A46 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 3 of 3; games 51-66 of 66  PGN Download
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