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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Hastings 1979/80 Tournament

John Nunn10/15(+5 -0 =10)[games]
Ulf Andersson10/15(+6 -1 =8)[games]
Sergey Makarichev9/15(+3 -0 =12)[games]
Tamaz Giorgadze8.5/15(+3 -1 =11)[games]
Jonathan Speelman8.5/15(+5 -3 =7)[games]
Anatoly Lein8.5/15(+5 -3 =7)[games]
Larry Christiansen8/15(+4 -3 =8)[games]
Vladimir Liberzon8/15(+3 -2 =10)[games]
Michael Francis Stean8/15(+3 -2 =10)[games]
Nigel Short8/15(+6 -5 =4)[games]
Yasser Seirawan7.5/15(+3 -3 =9)[games]
Vladimir Raicevic7/15(+5 -6 =4)[games]
Peter Biyiasas6.5/15(+4 -6 =5)[games]
Andrew Jonathan Mestel5/15(+3 -8 =4)[games]
Israel Zilber5/15(+2 -7 =6)[games]
Robert Bellin2.5/15(+0 -10 =5)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hastings 1979/80

The Premier tournament of the 55th Hastings Chess Congress was held in the White Rock Pavilion, Hastings, England from 28 December 1979 to 14 January 1980. Rest days: 1, 7 and 13 January. Ulf Andersson and John Nunn shared the victory with 10/15, and the 14-year-old Nigel Short took his 3rd IM norm.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 —————————————————————————————————————————————————————— =1 Andersson • ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 ½ 10 =1 Nunn ½ • ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 10 3 Makarichev ½ ½ • ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 9 =4 Giorgadze ½ ½ ½ • ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 8½ =4 Lein ½ ½ ½ ½ • ½ 0 0 0 1 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 8½ =4 Speelman ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ • 0 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 8½ =7 Christiansen 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 • 0 1 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 8 =7 Liberzon ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 • 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 8 =7 Short 1 0 ½ 0 1 0 0 1 • ½ 1 0 1 ½ 1 ½ 8 =7 Stean ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ • ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 8 11 Seirawan 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ • 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 7½ 12 Raicevic 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 0 • 1 1 0 1 7 13 Biyiasas 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 0 • 1 0 1 6½ =14 Mestel 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 0 0 0 • 1 1 5 =14 Zilber 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 1 1 0 • ½ 5 16 Bellin ½ 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 0 0 0 ½ • 2½ ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Luismar Jorge de Brito won the Challengers tournament with 8/10.

Game dates

Round 01: Friday 28 December
Round 02: Saturday 29 December
Round 03: Sunday 30 December
Round 04: Monday 31 December
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Round 05: Wednesday 2 January
Round 06: Thursday 3 January
Round 07: Friday 4 January
Round 08: Saturday 5 January
Round 09: Sunday 6 January
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Round 10: Tuesday 8 January
Round 11: Wednesday 9 January
Round 12: Thursday 10 January
Round 13: Friday 11 January
Round 14: Saturday 12 January
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Round 15: Monday 14 January

Sources

BritBase: http://www.saund.co.uk/britbase/has...
Gino Di Felice, Chess Results, 1978-1980, page 233.
Dutch newspapers at https://www.delpher.nl/nl/kranten.
British newspapers at https://www.britishnewspaperarchive...
Jaque 99, March 1980, pp. 5-9: http://www.bartelski.pl/olimpbase/l...
Kenneth Whyld in El Ajedrez, March 1980, pp. 117-121: http://www.historiadelajedrezespano...

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 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 120  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Seirawan vs Andersson  0-1771979Hastings 1979/80A13 English
2. L Christiansen vs Nunn  ½-½621979Hastings 1979/80A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
3. Speelman vs Short 1-0221979Hastings 1979/80E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
4. A Lein vs M Stean  1-0591979Hastings 1979/80D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. Makarichev vs T Giorgadze  ½-½241979Hastings 1979/80B33 Sicilian
6. A J Mestel vs Liberzon  1-0601979Hastings 1979/80B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
7. V Raicevic vs P Biyiasas  1-0471979Hastings 1979/80E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
8. I Zilber vs R Bellin  ½-½431979Hastings 1979/80A46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Andersson vs A Lein  ½-½151979Hastings 1979/80A04 Reti Opening
10. Liberzon vs L Christiansen 1-0291979Hastings 1979/80B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
11. T Giorgadze vs Nunn  ½-½161979Hastings 1979/80A77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2
12. Short vs I Zilber 1-0491979Hastings 1979/80B12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. Makarichev vs Speelman  ½-½221979Hastings 1979/80A13 English
14. R Bellin vs Seirawan  0-1241979Hastings 1979/80B12 Caro-Kann Defense
15. P Biyiasas vs A J Mestel  1-0401979Hastings 1979/80A07 King's Indian Attack
16. M Stean vs V Raicevic  ½-½181979Hastings 1979/80A13 English
17. L Christiansen vs P Biyiasas  1-0411979Hastings 1979/80D01 Richter-Veresov Attack
18. Nunn vs Liberzon  ½-½261979Hastings 1979/80B89 Sicilian
19. Seirawan vs Short 0-1401979Hastings 1979/80A36 English
20. Speelman vs T Giorgadze  1-0411979Hastings 1979/80C41 Philidor Defense
21. A Lein vs R Bellin  1-0561979Hastings 1979/80A46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. V Raicevic vs Andersson 0-1401979Hastings 1979/80A07 King's Indian Attack
23. A J Mestel vs M Stean  0-1351979Hastings 1979/80B56 Sicilian
24. I Zilber vs Makarichev  ½-½201979Hastings 1979/80A30 English, Symmetrical
25. Andersson vs A J Mestel 1-0381979Hastings 1979/80E08 Catalan, Closed
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