Wang Yue Wins Hastings 2011/12

Wang Yue Wins Hastings 2011/12

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jan 7, 2012, 7:22 AM |
13 | Chess Event Coverage

The 2011/12 Hastings International Chess Congress ran from 28 December - 5 January.

The Masters section was a 9-round Swiss event and top seeded Wang Yue of China claimed first prize with a score of 7½/9.

Masters champion Wang Yue receives his prize

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The historic town of Hastings on the southern coast of England has hosted chess tournaments for over a century, most famously the 1895 Hastings tournament which is regarded as one of the strongest tournaments ever held.

The top standings in 2011/12:

 Name Nat Elo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pts
 Wang, Yue CHN 2697 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 7.5
 Istratescu, Andrei FRA 2627 1 1 1 ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 7.0
 Lalith, Babu M.R. IND 2484 1 1 0 1 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 7.0
 Shyam, Sundar M. IND 2462 0 1 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 7.0
 Vovk, Yuri UKR 2571 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 ½ 6.5
 Sengupta, Deep IND 2562 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 0 1 6.5
 Das, Arghyadip IND 2470 1 1 ½ ½ 1 0 1 ½ 1 6.5
 Howell, David W L ENG 2633 1 1 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 1 6.0
 Edouard, Romain FRA 2621 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 0 ½ 6.0
 Pert, Nicholas ENG 2563 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 0 1 ½ ½ 6.0
 Hebden, Mark L ENG 2515 1 1 0 1 ½ 1 ½ 0 1 6.0
 Williams, Simon K ENG 2513 1 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 6.0
 Holzke, Frank GER 2506 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 0 1 ½ 6.0
 Shyam, Nikil P. IND 2482 ½ 1 1 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 6.0
 Flear, Glenn C ENG 2472 ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 6.0
 Simacek, Pavel CZE 2448 1 0 1 ½ 1 0 1 1 ½ 6.0
 Anwesh, Upadhyaya IND 2413 1 ½ ½ 0 1 1 ½ ½ 1 6.0
 Roy Chowdhury, Saptarshi IND 2411 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 6.0
 Padmini, Rout IND 2392 = ½ 1 1 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 6.0
 Kjartansson, Gudmundur ISL 2326 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 6.0

 

 

 

 

More reports, photos and games can be found at the official website.

Photo from the official website.

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