The second Mikhail Chigorin Memorial international tournament was held in the winter of 1947 in the Soviet capital of Moscow. ... [more]
Player: Ludek Pachman
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|1. Pachman vs A Tsvetkov
||1-0||37||1947||Moscow||E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line|
|2. Sokolsky vs Pachman
||0-1||72||1947||Moscow||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|3. Pachman vs Kholmov
||1-0||31||1947||Moscow||D50 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|4. Smyslov vs Pachman
|5. Pachman vs Ragozin
|| ||½-½||57||1947||Moscow||E53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
|6. Boleslavsky vs Pachman
|| ||½-½||19||1947||Moscow||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|7. Pachman vs Kotov
|| ||½-½||41||1947||Moscow||E09 Catalan, Closed|
|8. Pachman vs Keres
|| ||½-½||33||1947||Moscow||D98 Grunfeld, Russian|
|9. P Trifunovic vs Pachman
|| ||1-0||41||1947||Moscow||D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation|
|10. Pachman vs Bondarevsky
|| ||½-½||41||1947||Moscow||C15 French, Winawer|
|11. C Kottnauer vs Pachman
||1-0||52||1947||Moscow||D49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|12. Pachman vs Gligoric
||1-0||127||1947||Moscow||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|13. Botvinnik vs Pachman
|14. Pachman vs Novotelnov
|| ||½-½||50||1947||Moscow||C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin|
|15. K Plater vs Pachman
|| ||½-½||42||1947||Moscow||A13 English|
|Mar-02-18|| ||Saniyat24: Four straight losses in the opening four matches for Ratmir Kholmov...were the players too strong, or was Kholmov not at his best form?|
|Mar-02-18|| ||morfishine: <Saniyat24> Well, Kholmov was "only" 22 years old at this tournament and he didn't earn the GM title for another 13 years. Perhaps, he just wasn't fully developed yet as as world class player|
Plus, those first 4 opponents were powerful indeed: Ragozin, Boleslavsky, Pachman & Paul Keres! What a formidable lineup to start a tournament with!
|Mar-02-18|| ||Saniyat24: thanks <morfishine> didn't know that Kholmov was only 22 in 1947, must have been an amazing experience though, facing the calibre of players he faced...|
|Mar-03-18|| ||hemy: In 1946 Ratmir Kholmov moved from Arkhangesk (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkha...) to Grodno, Belarus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grodno). In 1946 he took first place in the Belarus republic, 1st category players, (one bellow master-candidate) tournament. In 1947 he won Soviet Union 1st category tournament in Minsk and later Soviet Union master-candidate tournament in Yaroslavl, before Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov, Georgy Bastrikov and Yakov Estrin|
Invitation to the second Mikhail Chigorin Memorial international (Moscow (1947)) tournament was a real surprise for Kholmov. He was invited to represent the Belarus. It was the 1st time Kholmov played with foreign chess players and 1st time he won against GM (Igor Bondarevsky).
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