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🏆 Moscow (1947)

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The second Mikhail Chigorin Memorial international tournament was held in the winter of 1947 in the Soviet capital of Moscow. ... [more]

Player: Igor Bondarevsky

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bondarevsky vs Botvinnik ½-½361947MoscowD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Novotelnov vs Bondarevsky ½-½881947MoscowE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
3. Bondarevsky vs K Plater 1-0411947MoscowE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
4. A Tsvetkov vs Bondarevsky 0-1441947MoscowC18 French, Winawer
5. Bondarevsky vs Sokolsky 0-1411947MoscowC15 French, Winawer
6. Kholmov vs Bondarevsky 1-0681947MoscowD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
7. Bondarevsky vs Smyslov 0-1401947MoscowA48 King's Indian
8. Ragozin vs Bondarevsky 1-0761947MoscowC05 French, Tarrasch
9. Bondarevsky vs Boleslavsky 0-1661947MoscowA48 King's Indian
10. Pachman vs Bondarevsky  ½-½411947MoscowC15 French, Winawer
11. Bondarevsky vs Keres ½-½1051947MoscowE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
12. P Trifunovic vs Bondarevsky  ½-½321947MoscowD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. Bondarevsky vs Kotov  1-0581947MoscowD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
14. Bondarevsky vs C Kottnauer  ½-½441947MoscowE20 Nimzo-Indian
15. Gligoric vs Bondarevsky  ½-½701947MoscowC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
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Kibitzer's Corner
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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