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Tournament: 4th Manchester Benedictine Open • 116 games available from a possible 320 (approx)
Venue: Manchester • Dates: 4-12 September 1981 • Download PGN • uploaded Sunday, 6 September, 2020 6:50 PM

4th Benedictine Open, Manchester, 4-12 September 1981

(crosstable taken from 1981/82 BCF Yearbook – various errors corrected)

Player

Nat.

Rating

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

Total

S.O.S.

1

A. J. Miles

GM

ENG

2565

W49 +

B11 +

W12 +

B21 +

W 5 =

B7 +

W 2 =

B 3 =

W16 +

51

2

D. Gurevich

IM

USA

2425

B26 =

W43 =

B63 +

W31 +

B 6 =

W14 +

B 1 =

W 8 +

W 3 =

48½

3

R. D. Keene

GM

ENG

2475

B54 +

B65 +

B24 =

W 9 =

B 7 =

W15 +

B21 +

W 1 =

B 2 =

48

4

S. Kudrin

IM

USA

2465

W25 =

B13 —

W30 =

B62 +

W61 +

B51 +

W22 =

B21 +

W 5 +

41

5

A. Kuligowski

GM

POL

2405

B69 +

W19 =

B 8 +

W24 +

B 1 =

W21 =

B16 =

W 7 +

B 4 —

6

49

6

J. P. Fedorowicz

IM

USA

2465

B31 =

W15 +

B41 +

B17 =

W2 =

W35 =

B 9 =

W14 =

B32 +

6

48

7

J. Murey

IM

ISL

2450

W36 +

B37 =

W51 +

B22 +

W 3 =

W 1 —

B35 +

B 5 —

W23 +

6

47

8

P. Van d Sterren

IM

NLD

2420

W53 +

B29 +

W 5 —

B25 =

W20 =

B37 +

W13 +

B 2 —

W30 +

6

46½

9

J. M. Hodgson

FM

ENG

2370

W68 +

B23 =

W34 +

B 2 =

W12 =

B22 =

W 6 =

B19 +

W11 =

6

46½

10

J. Tisdall

IM

USA

2415

W40 +

B62 +

W21 —

B34 —

W30 +

B12 =

W25 +

B22 +

W20 =

6

43

11

D. J. Strauss

FM

USA

2410

W61 +

W 1 —

B43 =

W28 =

B65 +

B34 =

W38 +

W24 +

B 9 =

6

12

J. L. Arnason

IM

ISD

2440

B38 +

W32 +

B 1 —

W19 =

B 9 =

W10 =

B27 =

W48 +

W18 =

50

13

D. J. King

ENG

2320

B16 =

W 4 +

B35 =

W14 =

B24 +

W18 =

B 8 —

W42 +

B15 =

48½

14

D. Ciric

GM

JUG

2400

W58 +

B22 =

W37 =

B13 =

W36 +

B 2 —

W44 +

B 6 =

W17 =

47

15

K. Pytel

IM

POL

2400

W50 +

B 6 —

W40 +

B52 +

W23 =

B3 —

W29 +

B17 =

W13 =

46½

16

R. W. Henley

IM

USA

2455

W13 =

B25 =

W53 +

B36 =

W34 +

B41 +

W 5 =

B23 =

B 1 —

46

17

N. R. Davies

FM

ENG

2395

B45 =

W26 +

B28 +

W 6 =

B35 =

B23 =

W20 =

W15 =

B14 =

46

18

Y. Kraidman

GM

ISL

2440

W39 +

B41 =

W22 —

B27 +

W25 +

B13 =

W23 =

B20 =

W12 =

45½

19

G. C. Flear

FM

ENG

2385

W47 +

B 4 =

W23 =

B12 =

W22 —

B53 +

B26 +

W 9 —

W39 +

44½

20

M. Petursson

IM

ISD

2460

B24 —

W42 +

B46 +

W65 =

B 8 =

W45 +

B17 =

W18 =

B10 =

43½

21

M. J. Basman

IM

ENG

2400

B59 +

W48 +

B10 +

W 1 —

B38 +

B 5 =

W 3 —

W 4 —

B27 =

5

49½

22

D. Roos

FM

FRA

2360

B55 +

W14 =

B18 +

W 7 —

B19 +

W 9 =

B 4 =

W10 —

B26 =

5

49½

23

C. Ligterink

IM

NLD

2450

B56 +

W 9 =

B19 =

W32 +

B15 =

W17 =

B18 =

W16 =

B 7 —

5

48

24

V. Ravikumar

IM

IND

2325

W20 +

B33 +

W 3 =

B 5 —

W13 —

B52 +

W39 +

B11 —

W29 =

5

47½

25

M. Paolozzi Da Cunha

BRS

2325

B 4 =

W16 =

B48 +

W 8 =

B18 —

W43 +

B10 —

W38 +

B42 =

5

46½

26

K. Berg

DEN

2295

W 2 =

B17 —

W42 =

B47 +

W71 +

B29 =

W19 —

B57 +

W22 =

5

41½

27

W. Shipman

FM

USA

2345

W29 —

B50 =

W58 +

W18 —

B56 +

B36 +

W12 =

B34 =

W21 =

5

41

28

A. E. Hanreck

ENG

2275

W57 +

B34 =

W17 —

B11 =

W33 +

B44 —

W64 +

B12 —

W50 +

5

41

29

A. Fehrig

FRG

2215

B27 +

W 8 —

B63 —

W60 +

B32 +

W26 =

B15 —

W54 +

B24 =

5

41

30

A. M. Byron

ENG

2240

B15 —

W71 =

B 4 =

W59 +

B10 —

W70 +

B45 +

W35 +

B 8 —

5

40

31

C. Braga

BRS

2340

W 6 =

B52 =

W47 +

B 2 —

W51 —

B61 +

W34 =

B36 =

W44 +

5

39½

32

I. D. Wells

ENG

2355

W72 +

B12 —

W57 +

B23 —

W29 —

B33 +

W37 +

B44 +

W 6 —

5

38½

33

H. J. Plaskett

IM

ENG

2410

B46 +

W24 —

B45 =

W43 =

B28 —

W32 —

B55 +

W63 +

B52 +

5

37

34

A. Sydor

IM

POL

2420

B70 +

W28 =

B 9 —

W10 +

B16 —

W11 =

B31 =

W27 =

B36 =

45

35

A. Haik

IM

FRA

2440

W60 +

B42 =

W13 =

B37 +

W17 =

B 6 =

W 7 —

B30 —

W40 =

43½

36

V. W. Knox

ENG

2315

B 7 —

W54 +

B55 +

W16 =

B14 —

W27 —

B48 +

W31 =

W34 =

42½

37

M. Dlugy

USA

2350

B71 +

W 7 =

B14 =

W35 —

B63 +

W 8 —

B32 —

W51 +

B41 =

40

38

A. C. Kosten

ENG

2315

W12 —

B39 +

W62 +

B44 +

W21 —

W65 =

B11 —

B25 —

W54 +

39½

39

M. Andruet

FRA

B18 —

W38 —

B69 +

W46 +

B43 =

W48 +

B24 —

W64 +

B19 —

38

40

A. A. Smith

ENG

2250

B10 —

W67 +

B15 —

W48 —

B66 =

W60 +

B43 =

W46 +

B35 =

36½

41

R. G. Hartoch

IM

NLD

2390

B53 +

W18 =

W 6 —

B71 =

B70 +

W16 —

W57 =

B50 =

W37 =

36

42

B. de Bruycker

BEL

2345

W52 =

B20 —

B26 =

W70 —

W62 +

B71 +

W51 +

B13 —

W25 =

35

43

A. T. Ludgate

IRL

2210

W44 =

B 2 =

W11 =

B33 =

W39 =

B25 —

W40 =

B52 =

B45 =

4

43

44

E. W. Formanek

IM

USA

2370

B43 =

W45 =

B66 +

W38 —

B55 +

W28 +

B14 —

W32 —

B31 —

4

39½

45

E. Schiller

USA

2235

W17 =

B44 =

W33 =

B51 =

W52 +

B20 —

W30 —

B53 =

W43 =

4

39½

46

P. W. Hempson

ENG

2245

W33 —

B64 +

W20 —

B39 —

W49 =

B47 =

W61 +

B40 —

W60 +

4

36½

47

K. L. Harris

ENG

B19 —

W59 +

B31 —

W26 —

B67 =

W46 =

B60 =

W56 =

B64+

4

35

48

C. E. Whitehead

ENG

1885

W64 +

B21 —

W25 —

B40 +

W53 =

B39 —

W36 —

W60 =

B63 +

4

36

49

F. Behrhorst

FRG

B 1 —

B60 —

W68 +

W55 —

B46 =

W56 =

B63 —

W62 +

B58 +

4

33

50

Leontxo Garcia

ESP

2230

B65 —

W27 =

B71 —

W58 +

B60 —

W66 +

B70 +

W41 =

B28 —

4

31

51

A. D. Martin

ENG

2345

B67 +

W35 =

B 7 —

W45 =

B31 +

W 4 —

B42 —

B37 —

W53 =

41

52

S. C. Brown

ENG

B42 =

W31 =

B60 +

W15 —

B45 —

W24 —

BL6 +

W43 =

W33 —

39½

53

H. Schumacher

BEL

2290

B 8 —

W69 +

B16 —

W66 +

B48 =

W19 —

B54 —

W45 =

B51 =

37½

54

B. Pytel

IWM

POL

2015

W 2 —

B36 —

B59 =

W56 —

B58 +

W67 +

W53 +

B29 —

B38 —

37

55

G. Oswald

ENG

W22 —

B61 +

W36 —

B49 +

W44 —

B57 —

W33 —

B59 =

W67 +

35

56

A. Villeneuve

FRA

2320

W23 —

B58 =

W61 —

B54 +

W27 —

B49 =

W52 —

B47 =

W68 +

34

57

G. West

AUS

B28 —

W70 +

B32 —

W63 —

B59 +

W55 +

B41 =

W26 —

Def —

31½

58

T. Farrand

ENG

B14 —

B56 =

B27 —

B50 —

W54 —

W72 +

B66 +

B47 +

W49 —

31

59

C. J. Morrison

SCO

2240

W21 —

B47 —

W54 =

B30 —

W57 —

B68 =

Bye +

W55 =

B69 +

29½

60

K. P. Neat

ENG

2305

B35 —

W49 +

W52 —

B29 —

W50 +

B40 —

W47 +

B48 —

B46 —

3

37½

61

B. A. Jacobs

ENG

2245

B11 —

W55 —

B56 +

W67 +

B 4 —

W31 —

B46 —

W69 =

B66 =

3

36½

62

J. T. Farrand

ENG

B66 +

W10 —

B38 —

W 4 —

B42 —

W69 +

W68 —

B49 —

W70 +

3

35½

63

O. A. Jackson

ENG

2225

W41 —

B72 +

W 2 —

B57 +

W37 —

B64 —

W49 +

B33 —

W48 —

3

35

64

A. Frank

BEL

B48 —

W46 —

B67 —

W68 +

B69 +

W63 +

B28 —

B39 —

W47 —

3

32

65

R. Bellin

IM

ENG

2390

W50 +

B 3 —

W29 +

B20 =

W11 —

B38 =

Withdrew

3

31½

66

H. van Parreren

NDL

2040

W62 —

B68 +

W44 —

B53 —

W40 =

B50 —

W58 —

B72 +

W61 =

3

28

67

J. P. Mercier

FRA

W51 —

B40 —

W64 +

B61 —

W47 =

B54 —

B69 —

W70 +

B55 —

29½

68

D. M. Denison

ENG

B 9 —

W66 —

B49 —

B64 —

W72 +

W59 =

B62 +

W58 —

B56 —

29½

69

A. Soltau

FRG

W 5 —

B53 —

W39 —

B72 +

W64 —

B62 —

W67 +

B61 =

W59 —

29

70

J. J. Cox

ENG

2275

W34 —

B57 —

W72 +

B42 +

W41 —

B30 —

W50 —

B67 —

B62 —

2

31½

71

R. English

ENG

W37 —

B30 =

W50 +

W41 =

B26 —

W42 —

Withdrew

2

27½

72

P. Mamusung

RIN

B32 —

W63 —

B70 —

W69 —

B68 —

B58 —

Def —

W66 —

Def —

0

28½

English players again did well with several younger ones scoring international title norms against tough opposition The tournament continues to grow in both strength and numbers.

A. J. Miles won the Special Benedictine Prize for the best score in the Lloyds Bank Masters and the Benedictine (7 + 7½)

IM norms D. J. King (Cat. 7), N. R. Davies and J. M. Hodgson (Cat. 6), D. Strauss* (Cat. 5); IWM norm Clare Whitehead (16W); FM norms M. Dlugy* (Cat. 5), A. M. Byron, C. Braga, A. E. Hanreck, M. Paolozzi and I. D. Wells* (all Cat. 4). * Final norms—eligible for titles subject to ratification by F.I.D.E.


File Updated

Date Notes
24 February 1998 Original upload.
6 September 2020 The same 116 games as previously. Now with crosstable and short report.