|Wotulo Memorial GMs, Jakarta 2001|
|PGN 2014.07.10. 91 games. Complete.|
2001.03.23-04.02. Round Robin 13 rounds. 14 players. Rating average 2449. Category VIII.
The late Prof Dr Max Arie Wotulo was a prominent Indonesian figure both in chess and science fields. As a chess player he was the third Indonesian IM. He received this title in Zone 10 Tournament in Singapore 1969. He also held International Arbiter title and was a member of FIDE’s Arbiter Commission. As a scientist he got his PhD degree from Belgrade University in 1973. Wotulo died in 2000.
The not-given-much-chance IM Denny Juswanto delivered a stellar performance by topping the table. He was unbeatable in 13 games and scored his first GM norm. Two other Indonesian players Cecep Kosasih and Yoseph Majella had their shares of success with IM norms.
Meanwhile, India’s GM Krishnan Sasikiran failed to live up his 2600+ rating.
- 1st Asian Masters Circuit 3rd Leg, Jakarta 1981
- FIDE Zonal 10, Jakarta 1963
- 1st ASEAN Masters Circuit 1st Leg WIM, Tarakan 2008
- 2nd Asian GMs Circuit 1st Leg, Jakarta 1979
- Japfa Classic, Denpasar 2000
- 1st First Lady’s Cup, Solo/Denpasar 1982
- FIDE Zonal 11, Bogor/Jakarta 1987
- 2nd First Lady’s Cup, Jakarta/Yogyakarta/Denpasar 1983
- 1st Asian GMs Circuit 3rd Leg, Jakarta 1978