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Trent Parker
27-02-2014, 01:20 PM
Chess.com has an interesting article on this tournament with plenty of photos and some games:
http://www.chess.com/news/batavia-smurfo--ginger-gm-share-lead-after-round-5-7253

Seems like an interesting venue too! :lol:

just thought i'd let everyone know I had come accross it.....

Adamski
28-02-2014, 06:51 AM
Thanks for the link Trent. Good to see smurfo playing with success.

Agent Smith
04-03-2014, 06:29 AM
Smerdon won, despite losing his last round game

[Event "Batavia 1920"]
[Site "Amsterdam"]
[Date "2014.03.01"]
[Round "8.4"]
[White "Smerdon, David"]
[Black "Williams, Simon"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2508"]
[BlackElo "2449"]
[ECO "C02"]
[LiveChessVersion "1.4.2"]

7r/2b3p1/1pq2k1p/1R1ppB2/r7/2P4Q/5PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 28 Bd7 wins

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Bd7 6.Bd3 Rc8 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.b4 Bb6 9.Na3 a6 10.O-O f6 11.b5 Nxe5 12.Nxe5 fxe5 13.Qh5+ Kf8 14.Qxe5 Bc7 15.Qd4 axb5 16.Nxb5 Bxb5 17.Bxb5 Nf6 18.Bd3 Kf7 19.Rb1 e5 20.Qh4 b6 21.Bf5 Ra8 22.a4 Qd6 23.Rd1 Qc6 24.Rb5 Ra5 25.Bg5 h6 26.Qh3 Rxa4 27.Bxf6 Kxf6
( 27...Qxf6 28.Bc2 Ra2 29.Bb3 Qxf2+ 30.Kh1 Re2 31.Bxd5+ Kg6 32.Qg4+ Kf6 33.Qe6+ Kg5 )
28.Bd7 Qd6 29.Rbxd5 Qxd5 30.Qf5+ Ke7 31.Bxa4 1-0


Batavia 1920
Amsterdam, 2014.02.21 - 2014.03.02
Average Rating: 2444 (Category 8)
Rtng Ti Age Nat Score S B V W L E V V G P Perf Chg
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1: Smerdon, David 2508 gm 30 AUS 6.0 / 9 X 1 1 1 = = = 1 0 = 2562 +6 (+4 -1 =4)
2: Burg, Twan 2494 im 24 NED 5.5 / 9 0 X = 1 = 0 1 1 1 = 2519 +3 (+4 -2 =3)
3: Van Foreest, Jorden 2371 15 NED 5.0 / 9 0 = X 1 = = 0 = 1 1 2495 +16 (+3 -2 =4)
4: Williams, Simon 2449 30 ENG 5.0 / 9 0 0 0 X = 1 1 1 = 1 2487 +5 (+4 -3 =2)
5: L'Ami, Alina 2398 wgm 29 ROU 4.5 / 9 = = = = X 0 1 0 = 1 2449 +7 (+2 -2 =5)
6: Ernst, Sipke 2575 gm 35 NED 4.0 / 9 = 1 = 0 1 X = = 0 0 2387 -23 (+2 -3 =4)
7: Van Delft, Merijn 2423 im 35 NED 4.0 / 9 = 0 1 0 0 = X = 1 = 2403 -2 (+2 -3 =4)
8: Van Eijk, Sander 2438 im 28 NED 4.0 / 9 0 0 = 0 1 = = X 1 = 2402 -5 (+2 -3 =4)
9: Geirnaert, Steven 2391 im 30 BEL 3.5 / 9 1 0 0 = = 1 0 0 X = 2370 -2 (+2 -4 =3)
10: Peng, Zhaoqin 2398 gm 46 NED 3.5 / 9 = = 0 0 0 1 = = = X 2369 -3 (+1 -3 =5)
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45 games: +15 =19 -11

Rincewind
04-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Solid effort. :clap: