Archive for the ‘Match’ Category

Utut Adianto-Anatoly Karpov Match, Jakarta 1997

Indonesian ace, GM Utut Adianto, played a match of his life. He led until the penultimate round by winning one game in normal time control and another in rapid. GM Anatoly Karpov levelled the scoreline after winning the last round played in blindfold. Karpov rode his luck when finally he won the decider in a blitz game.

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Who Won Indonesia National Championships?

We in IndonesiaBase are still working on Indonesia National Championships facts and games. Let us know if you find something incorrect or missing. GM Ardiansyah is holding the record by winning the title five times but GM Susanto Megaranto most possibly would break the record sooner or later.

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DKI Jakarta Team for PON Tryouts, Jakarta 1981

The tryouts involved three clubs and two DKI Jakarta teams. The members of DKI Jakarta PON (Pekan Olahraga Nasional or National Games) team were IM Ardiansyah, Sutan Aritonang, Sarwan Ginting, Herman Kusnadi, and Denny Juswanto. Ardiansyah didn’t participate in these tryouts since he was playing abroad.

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Indonesia-ROW Match, Denpasar 1999

GM Utut Adianto tried very hard to prove that he was the best Indonesian player there was. He prevailed. Despite significant rating gaps he led Indonesian team to successfully beat their guests. ROW players, especially GM Erik van den Doel and GM Darryl Johansen, played with vacation mode on.

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Utut Adianto-Nigel Short Match, Jakarta 1996

GM Nigel Short lived up his reputation as an ex World Champion Challenger by beating the host player GM Utut Adianto 4.5-1.5. Adianto defeat was largely attributed to the holes of his repertoire as black player. Adianto had no answer to Advance variation of Caro-Kann defense played by Short.

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Andrean Susilodinata-Nguyễn Ngọc Trường Sơn Match, Jakarta 2001

This was the first international match between junior players held in Indonesia. The two players had the same age, 11 years old. Nguyễn Ngọc Trường Sơn became the champion in Junior Word Championship U10 2000. Andrean Susilodinata was at 7th place in that event. Nguyễn defeated Andrean 4.5-1.5.

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FIDE Zonal 10, Jakarta 1963

Arovah Bachtiar equaled Béla Berger in the play-off rounds but the latter went through to the Interzonal Championship because he had better tie-break in previous qualification rounds. Another Indonesian player, the future successful lawyer Lim Hong Gie (aka Lugito Hayadi), was in the third place. Narrowly missed by half points.

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