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Arovah Bachtiar
A Bachtiar 
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons 
Number of games in database: 140
Years covered: 1958 to 1982
Highest rating achieved in database: 2360

Overall record: +41 -54 =45 (45.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (13) 
    E60 E63 E67 E81 E84
 Sicilian (13) 
    B54 B83 B28 B27 B41
 Queen's Indian (6) 
    E15 E16 E17
 English, 1 c4 c5 (4) 
    A31 A33 A32
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D78 D80 D75 D85
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B43 B20 B28 B22 B56
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E30 E40 E32 E56 E44
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 E00 D02 D01
 Sicilian Kan (6) 
    B43 B41
 English (5) 
    A13 A18 A12
 Sicilian Najdorf (4) 
    B93 B96
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Matanovic vs A Bachtiar, 1982 0-1
   A Bachtiar vs Ribli, 1982 1-0
   A Bachtiar vs Chandler, 1982 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Leipzig Olympiad Final-C (1960)
   Siegen Olympiad Final-B (1970)
   Leipzig Olympiad qual-1 (1960)
   Hoogovens (1966)
   First Lady's Cup (1982)
   Havana Olympiad Final-B (1966)
   Skopje Olympiad Final-B (1972)

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AROVAH BACHTIAR
(born Mar-25-1934, 88 years old) Indonesia

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International Master (1977).

Wikipedia article: Arovah Bachtiar

Last updated: 2022-01-09 18:22:12

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 143  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Foster vs A Bachtiar  0-1401958Australian Championship 1958/59A45 Queen's Pawn Game
2. A Bachtiar vs B Berger  ½-½451958Australian Championship 1958/59D75 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
3. F Crowl vs A Bachtiar  0-1321958Australian Championship 1958/59E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
4. M Wotulo vs A Bachtiar  ½-½211959Australian Championship 1958/59A38 English, Symmetrical
5. A Bachtiar vs L Steiner  0-1671959Australian Championship 1958/59E16 Queen's Indian
6. H Klass vs A Bachtiar  ½-½521959Australian Championship 1958/59D01 Richter-Veresov Attack
7. A Bachtiar vs K Ozols  1-0471959Australian Championship 1958/59A83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
8. A Bachtiar vs O Sarapu  1-0571959Australian Championship 1958/59A57 Benko Gambit
9. C Purdy vs A Bachtiar  0-1571959Australian Championship 1958/59B32 Sicilian
10. A Bachtiar vs R Pikler  0-1531959Australian Championship 1958/59D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. J Hanks vs A Bachtiar  0-1441959Australian Championship 1958/59E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
12. E Basta vs A Bachtiar  1-0391959Australian Championship 1958/59A45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. A Bachtiar vs J R Phillips  1-0251959Australian Championship 1958/59C56 Two Knights
14. A Bachtiar vs M Mukhitdinov  1-0551959TashkentA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
15. B Katalymov vs A Bachtiar  1-0471959TashkentA00 Uncommon Opening
16. I Aloni vs A Bachtiar  0-1451960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
17. A Bachtiar vs M Bertok  0-1351960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1A60 Benoni Defense
18. N Padevsky vs A Bachtiar  0-1451960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
19. V Bergraser vs A Bachtiar  1-0401960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
20. A Bachtiar vs J Soler  1-0551960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
21. B Hoxha vs A Bachtiar  1-0421960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1B20 Sicilian
22. A Bachtiar vs M Rantanen  0-1661960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1E17 Queen's Indian
23. S Dittmann vs A Bachtiar 0-1351960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1E22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
24. A Bachtiar vs D de Lange  1-0481960Leipzig Olympiad qual-1D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. A Dunkelblum vs A Bachtiar  ½-½171960Leipzig Olympiad Final-CD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 143  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-23-12  wordfunph: 5-time Olympiad veteran and one of GM Eugene Torre's friends.
Mar-12-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  sachistu: The following position is from Bachtiar-Liang, Indonesian chp, 1961


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Black played 33...Bd1! (another possibility is 33...Rc2 34.Qxb3 Qxe5) 34.Nxf7+ Kg8 35.Rxe8+ Nxe8 36.Qe7? Re2 and White resigned.

However, White had a saving move e.g. 36.Qe4! and if ...Re2 then 37.Nh6+! Kh8 38.Nf7+ draws or if 37...gxh6 38.Qc4+ and White should not lose i.e. ...Kf8 39.Rxd1 Re1 40.Re1 Qxe1 41.Qf1.

Sep-09-22  phantasmagorium: I suspect Arovah Bachtiar has passed, but cannot find any concrete info.

In http://chess.gunadarma.ac.id/attach...

page 2, right column, second full paragraph, the first two sentences are:

"Target saya mencetak atlet-atlet catur andal seperti Utut Adianto. Dulu Kalimantan kan terkenal dengan atlet caturnya seperti MI Arovah Bachtiar (almarhum) dan GM Ardianyah."

Approximate translation:

"My target is producing strong chessplayers like Utut Adianto. You know, Kalimantan used to be famous with its chessplayers, like the late MI Arovah Bachtiar and GM Ardiansyah."

I have no idea when Arovah passed (if indeed he is no longer with us), but from the above passage, apparently before Ardiansyah (who passed away in late 2017).

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