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Subotica Interzonal Tournament

Nigel Short11/16(+7 -1 =8)[games]
Gyula Sax10.5/15(+7 -1 =7)[games]
Jonathan Speelman10.5/15(+7 -1 =7)[games]
Mikhail Tal10/15(+6 -1 =8)[games]
Zoltan Ribli10/15(+7 -2 =6)[games]
Amador Rodriguez Cespedes8.5/15(+5 -3 =7)[games]
Slavoljub Marjanovic8.5/16(+4 -3 =9)[games]
Petar Popovic8/16(+5 -5 =6)[games]
Alexander Chernin8/16(+5 -5 =6)[games]
Vasily Smyslov7.5/15(+3 -3 =9)[games]
Alonso Zapata6.5/15(+5 -7 =3)[games]
Thomas Ernst6/16(+5 -9 =2)[games]
Lev Alburt5.5/15(+2 -6 =7)[games]
Xu Jun5/15(+2 -7 =6)[games]
Devaki V Prasad4.5/16(+2 -9 =5)[games]
Ahmed Ibrahim Hamed3/15(+1 -10 =4)[games]
Lubomir Kavalek3/6(+1 -1 =4)[games] Chess Event Description
Subotica Interzonal (1987)

Kavalek withdrew after seven rounds.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 126  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alburt vs A Rodriguez Cespedes ½-½291987Subotica InterzonalE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
2. Tal vs Alburt ½-½151987Subotica InterzonalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
3. A I Hamed vs Alburt  ½-½511987Subotica InterzonalA07 King's Indian Attack
4. Alburt vs Ribli  0-1401987Subotica InterzonalE02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4
5. Alburt vs A Zapata  1-0351987Subotica InterzonalA53 Old Indian
6. Chernin vs Alburt  1-0451987Subotica InterzonalE10 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Marjanovic vs Smyslov  ½-½541987Subotica InterzonalC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
8. Marjanovic vs T Ernst  1-0351987Subotica InterzonalC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
9. Sax vs Marjanovic 1-0361987Subotica InterzonalB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
10. Marjanovic vs P Popovic  ½-½261987Subotica InterzonalB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
11. Kavalek vs Marjanovic  ½-½101987Subotica InterzonalD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. Speelman vs Short ½-½111987Subotica InterzonalE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
13. Short vs P Popovic 1-0361987Subotica InterzonalB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
14. Short vs Smyslov 1-0651987Subotica InterzonalC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
15. Sax vs Short 1-0381987Subotica InterzonalC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. Kavalek vs Short  ½-½111987Subotica InterzonalA90 Dutch
17. Short vs T Ernst 1-0341987Subotica InterzonalB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
18. Short vs Xu Jun 1-0321987Subotica InterzonalC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
19. Smyslov vs Chernin  ½-½531987Subotica InterzonalD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Smyslov vs D V Prasad  1-0511987Subotica InterzonalA12 English with b3
21. Ribli vs Smyslov ½-½251987Subotica InterzonalD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. Smyslov vs Tal  ½-½131987Subotica InterzonalD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
23. A Zapata vs Smyslov  1-0851987Subotica InterzonalC07 French, Tarrasch
24. A I Hamed vs Speelman 0-1421987Subotica InterzonalB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
25. Tal vs Speelman 1-0281987Subotica InterzonalB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-24-21  stridergene: A 66 year old Vasily Smyslov still getting 50% in this elite event. Amazing
Sep-24-21  fabelhaft: It was a good result but not an amazingly strong field, most of the players were rated well below Smyslov. But the next year he faced a very strong field with Kasparov and Karpov in the top two in the Soviet Championships. The only player of the 18 participants to be ranked below Smyslov was Smirin (who won his game against Smyslov). So that -1 score was quite impressive, with wins against players like Ivanchuk and Ehlvest:

55th USSR Championship (1988)

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