Peng And Van Kampen Win Max Euwe Memorial

Peng And Van Kampen Win Max Euwe Memorial

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Nov 30, 2011, 10:22 AM |
4 | Chess Event Coverage

Max Euwe1 cropped.jpgThe 2011 Max Euwe Memorial in Amsterdam (previewed here), has finished, and Zhaoqin Peng won Group 1, while Robin Van Kampen took the honours in Group 2.

Grandmaster Jan Timman opened the event with a 24-game simultaneous exhibition at the Amsterdam Central Public Library, winning 19, drawing 1, and losing 4 games.

The chairman of the Maastricht Chess Club MSV-VSM, Jos Uiterwijk, also gave a lecture on developments in computer chess since Max Euwe helped found the Computer Chess Federation of the Netherlands (CSVN) in 1980.

Results, games, and pictures from the week-long memorial are below.

 Group 1
 Peng, Zhaoqin  NED 2379 ½  ½  1 0 ½  1 3½ 
 Cramling, Pia  SWE 2495 ½  ½  ½  ½  1 0 3
 Olafsson, Fridrik  ISL 2428 0 1 ½  ½  ½  ½  3
 Van Der Sterren, Paul  NED 2514 ½  0 0 1 ½  ½  2½ 
 Group 2
 Van Kampen, Robin  NED 2558 ½  1 ½  1 1 ½  4½ 
 Socko, Monika  POL 2479 ½  0 1 1 1 ½  4
 Conquest, Stuart C  ENG 2521 ½  0 0 0 ½  1 2
 Arakhamia-Grant, Ketevan  SCO 2443 0 ½  0 ½  ½  0 1½ 

 

Jan Timman didn't have things all his own way in the simultaneous exhibition

Opening-Timman-Simul-euwe memorial 2011.jpg

 

13-time Dutch Women's Champion Zhaoqin Peng won Group 1

Zhaoqin Peng-Max euwe memorial 2011.jpg

 

 

 

Robin Van Kampen won Group 2

Robin-van-Kampen-max euwe memorial 2011.jpg

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Shahade gave a 'NakedChess' performance with 3 artists models inspired by Marcel Duchamp

 

Photos: Eric Van Reem and Nadja Voorham at the official website.

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