9th Women's Chess Olympiad: La Valletta 1980

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Information

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Basic data

9th Women's Chess Olympiad
(see all-time tournament summary)
Date: 20th November - 6th December 1980
City: La Valletta, Malta
Venue: Mediterranean Conference Centre
Heads of Organizing Committee: Mr. Pisani Rossi
Mr. Mario Serracino-Inglott (MLT)
Chief Arbiter: IA Lothar Schmid (GER)
Teams participating: 42
Players participating: 162 (incl. 1 GM, 1 IM, 6 WGMs and 27 WIMs)
Games played: 861 (7 games were forfeited)
Competition format: Three board fourteen round Swiss.
Final order decided by: 1. Game points; 2. Buchholz; 3. Match points
Time control: 40 moves in 2 hours 30 minutes, then 1 hour for each next 16 moves
Official logo: MALTA 1980
Downloadable game file: 80olw.zip
Special thanks to Geoffrey D. Borg and late †Mario Serracino-Inglott
for all kinds of help on the topic.


Tournament review

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Individual medals

1st Board
no. name code pts gms %
1. IM Chiburdanidze, Maia URS 11½ 13 88.5
2. WGM Verőci-Petronić, Zsuzsa HUN 10 13 76.9
3. WIM Ereńska-Radzewska, Hanna POL 9 13 69.2

2nd Board
no. name code pts gms %
1. GM Gaprindashvili, Nona URS 12 79.2
2. WGM Ivánka, Mária HUN 11 14 78.6
3. WIM Hund, Barbara GER 9 13 69.2

3rd Board
no. name code pts gms %
1. WIM Nuţu, Daniela ROM 10 75.0
2. WIM Porubszky-Angyalosine, Mária HUN 8 11 72.7
3. WGM Štadler, Tereza YUG 6 9 66.7

Reserve Board
no. name code pts gms %
1. WGM Ioseliani, Nana URS 9 83.3
2. WIM Brustman, Agnieszka POL 8 11 72.7
3. Nudelman, Lea ISR 9 72.2


Interesting games


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