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John Hanks
Number of games in database: 65
Years covered: 1947 to 2000
Last FIDE rating: 2171
Overall record: +32 -20 =13 (59.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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E70 King's Indian (3 games)
C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense (3 games)
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E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack (2 games)
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C71 Ruy Lopez (2 games)
C28 Vienna Game (2 games)
D51 Queen's Gambit Declined (2 games)
B06 Robatsch (2 games)

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

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Hanks vs L L Oliver 1-0291947Victorian ChE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. R Arlauskas vs J Hanks  0-1451951Australian ChampionshipC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
3. J Hanks vs K Ozols  1-0151951Australian ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
4. J Hanks vs C Purdy  0-1761951Australian ChampionshipA95 Dutch, Stonewall
5. F Crowl vs J Hanks  0-1411951Australian ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. J Hanks vs J G Baay  1-0371951Australian ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
7. J Hanks vs S Lazare 1-08019513rd Australian OpenA22 English
8. J Hanks vs G Karoly  ½-½3219513rd Australian OpenD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
9. M E Goldstein vs J Hanks  ½-½3619513rd Australian OpenC50 Giuoco Piano
10. J Hanks vs C G M Watson  1-03819513rd Australian OpenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
11. J Kellner vs J Hanks  0-17419513rd Australian OpenD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. J Hanks vs F Crowl  0-13719523rd Australian OpenA15 English
13. P Johnson vs J Hanks  0-16719523rd Australian OpenC87 Ruy Lopez
14. J Hanks vs S Kruger  ½-½5519523rd Australian OpenA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
15. K Ozols vs J Hanks  ½-½4119523rd Australian OpenD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
16. L Browning vs J Hanks  0-1181956Vic-chB01 Scandinavian
17. S Lazare vs J Hanks  ½-½421956Australian Championship 1956/57B03 Alekhine's Defense
18. J Hanks vs O Weber  1-0461956Australian Championship 1956/57D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. P Kalinovsky vs J Hanks  0-1361956Australian Championship 1956/57C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
20. J Hanks vs L Awdiew  ½-½441956Australian Championship 1956/57A46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. O Sarapu vs J Hanks  0-1601956Australian Championship 1956/57C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
22. J Hanks vs R Cardoso  ½-½671957Australian Championship 1956/57A22 English
23. K Ozols vs J Hanks  1-0381957Australian Championship 1956/57A80 Dutch
24. J Hanks vs L Endzelins 1-0381957Australian Championship 1956/57A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
25. P Johnson vs J Hanks  0-1521957Australian Championship 1956/57D12 Queen's Gambit Declined 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 (8½/15) [+06/=05/-04]

=5th Karlis Alexander Ozols (8½/15) [+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 (7½/15) [+06/=03/-06]

=10th John Spencer Purdy (7½/15) [+05/=05/-05]

=10th Michael V Woodhams (7½/15) [+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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