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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 Thursday, 5 November, 2020 11:20 AM

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

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

1981 Manchester Benedictine 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.