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🏆 Palma de Mallorca (1969)

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This was the strongest tournament in 1969. It was organized by FIDE and the ... [more]

Player: Vlastimil Hort

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Korchnoi vs Hort 1-0431969Palma de MallorcaE77 King's Indian
2. Hort vs Unzicker  0-1591969Palma de MallorcaD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
3. Panno vs Hort  0-1381969Palma de MallorcaA25 English
4. Hort vs Diez del Corral  1-0731969Palma de MallorcaE92 King's Indian
5. Larsen vs Hort 0-1561969Palma de MallorcaA00 Uncommon Opening
6. Hort vs Najdorf  ½-½211969Palma de MallorcaE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
7. Pomar Salamanca vs Hort  0-1431969Palma de MallorcaD83 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit
8. Hort vs R Toran Albero  1-0391969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
9. Petrosian vs Hort 1-0601969Palma de MallorcaE83 King's Indian, Samisch
10. Hort vs Bobotsov  ½-½141969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
11. A Medina Garcia vs Hort  0-1351969Palma de MallorcaB25 Sicilian, Closed
12. Hort vs Mecking  ½-½601969Palma de MallorcaB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. Spassky vs Hort  ½-½171969Palma de MallorcaD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
14. Hort vs J Penrose 1-0411969Palma de MallorcaE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
15. Damjanovic vs Hort  ½-½221969Palma de MallorcaA48 King's Indian
16. Parma vs Hort  ½-½181969Palma de MallorcaB12 Caro-Kann Defense
17. Hort vs Szabo  ½-½151969Palma de MallorcaD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-14-15  Olavi: The winner Larsen started with two losses. Top tournaments won from that situation include Najdorf, 16,5/21 at the Capablanca Memorial 1962, and Beliavsky, 8,5/14 in Tilburg 1986. Are there others?
Aug-14-15  diagonal: Not an international top tournament - still worth mentioning: Valentina Gunina, losing her two first games, finishing 7-0 at 64th Russian Superfinals women (ch-RUS) in Kazan 2014, winning the round robin tournament outright: Russian Superfinals (Women) (2014)/Valentina Gunina Others? :)
Jun-21-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: For those who would point to Spassky's lacklustre tournament record while champion, the six draws concluded in less than twenty moves contributed a great deal towards his indifferent placing in this event.
Jun-21-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  harrylime: Spassky was the World Chess Champion whilst Bobby got his head together 👍
Jun-21-19  Howard: Petrosian's record during the second three-year period that he was WC, wasn't much better.

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