Utut Adianto-Jan Timman Match, Jakarta 2006 

 Susanto Megaranto-Eugenio Torre Match, Jakarta 2006 
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 1   Torre, EugenioTorre, Eugenio
Photo of Eugenio TorreFIDE ID: 5200016.
POB: Iloilo City Flag of Philippines.
DOB: 1951.11.04.
Peak Elo: 2580 (1983).
 5200016 Flag of Philippines g 2552  0  ½  1  ½  0  1   3.0 
 2   Megaranto, SusantoMegaranto, Susanto
Photo of Susanto MegarantoFIDE ID: 7101384.
POB: Indramayu Flag of Indonesia.
DOB: 1987.10.08.
Peak Elo: 2569 (2007).
 7101384 Flag of Indonesia g 2492  1  ½  0  ½  1  0   3.0 
 VP: Victory points.

 Irene Sukandar-Jana Krivec Match, Jakarta 2006 

PGN 2021.07.19. 13 games. Incomplete. Please help us to complete the games. 5 rapid games are missing.
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2006.11.07-11. 3 Matches in 2 rounds Rapid and 4 rounds Classical each.

Chess has been contested in the 15th Asian Games at Doha, Qatar, December 2-14 2006. Rapid chess was held for men and women as well as a mixed classical chess competition. The tryouts were part of Indonesian team’s preparation for the event. They consisted of three matches involving three members of Indonesian team and three overseas players. GM Utut Adianto played Dutch GM Jan Timman. The year Indonesia National Champions GM Susanto Megaranto and WFM Irene Sukandar were paired with Filipino GM Eugenio Torre and Slovene WIM Jana Krivec respectively.

Veteran GMs, Jan Timman and Eugenio Torre, had already passed their prime but were still respectable players as their rating suggested. In 2006 former World Champion Challenger Timman won prestigious Sigeman & Co in Malmö Sweden. In the same year Torre was ranked second in the strong Calgary International Canada. Jana Krivec was no stranger to the Jakarta chess public. It was her second appearance at the city. The first was in the Jababeka Women International 2005 which she co-championed with WGM Nana Alexandria.

The first day of the matches in the rapid time control saw the Indonesian players defeat their opponents convincingly 4.5-1.5. Adianto won the first game in a 19-move-miniature only to blunder and to hand over a victory to Timman in the second game. The star of the first day was Sukandar. She swept off Krivec 2-0. In the classical matches the guest players upstaged a successful comeback. Except Timman who lost to Adianto, the others, Torre and Krivec, proved better than their respective opponents, Megaranto and Sukandar. The overall score was 10-8 for Indonesia.

The tryouts ended on a high note to Indonesian players. On hindsight if a tryout is held too close to the actual event, there would be a danger that the players might get burned out. The 15th Asian Games started in only about three weeks after these tryouts.

Selected Games (viewer © ChessTempo)

Photo of Utut Adianto WahjoewidajatWhite
Utut Adianto Wahjoewidajat
7100019
Flag of Indonesia g 2589
Photo of Jan Hendrik TimmanBlack
Jan Hendrik Timman
1000012
Flag of Netherlands g 2565

Utut Adianto-Jan Timman Match
Jakarta Flag of Indonesia 2006.11.10 Round 5
1-0 D37 Queen’s Gambit Declined: Classical Variation (5.Bf4)



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  1. Hans-Georg Kleinhenz says:

    The second rapid game between Timman and Adianto was published in New In Chess Magazine 1/2007 p. 92 with comments by Jan Timman:

    Timman – Adianto, Jakarta rapid 2006 (2)
    1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Ng5 Ngf6 6. Bd3 e6 7. N1f3 Bd6 8.Qe2 h6 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Qxe4 Qc7 11. O-O c5 12. b3 Nf6 13. Qh4 cxd4 14. Qxd4 Bd7 15. Bb2 Bc6 16. Ne5 O-O-O 17. Rab1 b6 18. Qc3 Bxe5 19. Qxe5 Qxe5 20. Bxe5 Kb7 21. f3 Rd5 22. Rfe1 Rg8 23. Bf1 Rgd8 24. Rbc1 R5d7 25. a4 h5 26. h4 Ne8 27. Bc3 Rc7 28. Bb2 Rd2 29. Be5 Rc8 30. c4 Rcd8 31. a5 Ra2 32. axb6 axb6 33. b4 Ba4 34. c5 b5 35. c6+ Kc8 36. Rc5 f6 37. Bh2 e5 38. f4 Nc7 39. fxe5 Ne6 40. Rc3 f5 41. c7 Rdd2 42. Rc6 Bb3 43. Rec1 Bd5 44. Rb6 Nxc7 45. Bf4 Rxg2+ 46. Bxg2 Rxg2+ 47.
    Kf1 Rg4 48. Bg5 Rxb4 49. e6 Re4 50. e7 Bc4+ 51. Kg1 Nd5 52. Rxb5 Kd7 53. Rb7+ Nc7 54. Rxc7+ Kxc7 55. Rxc4+ 1-0

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