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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: Milko Bobotsov

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pomar Salamanca vs Bobotsov  ½-½221969Palma de MallorcaE52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6
2. Bobotsov vs R Toran Albero  1-0421969Palma de MallorcaE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
3. Petrosian vs Bobotsov  ½-½141969Palma de MallorcaA30 English, Symmetrical
4. Parma vs Bobotsov  ½-½171969Palma de MallorcaC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
5. Bobotsov vs A Medina Garcia  0-1311969Palma de MallorcaD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Mecking vs Bobotsov  ½-½231969Palma de MallorcaB02 Alekhine's Defense
7. Bobotsov vs Spassky  ½-½181969Palma de MallorcaE15 Queen's Indian
8. J Penrose vs Bobotsov 1-0271969Palma de MallorcaB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
9. Bobotsov vs Damjanovic  ½-½431969Palma de MallorcaE12 Queen's Indian
10. Hort vs Bobotsov  ½-½141969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
11. Bobotsov vs Szabo  0-1611969Palma de MallorcaE16 Queen's Indian
12. Korchnoi vs Bobotsov  ½-½411969Palma de MallorcaA00 Uncommon Opening
13. Bobotsov vs Unzicker  ½-½331969Palma de MallorcaA17 English
14. Panno vs Bobotsov  ½-½231969Palma de MallorcaE46 Nimzo-Indian
15. Bobotsov vs Diez del Corral  0-1251969Palma de MallorcaE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
16. Larsen vs Bobotsov 1-0621969Palma de MallorcaA37 English, Symmetrical
17. Bobotsov vs Najdorf  ½-½241969Palma de MallorcaA56 Benoni Defense
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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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