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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: Mato Damjanovic

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Unzicker vs Damjanovic  ½-½421969Palma de MallorcaB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
2. Damjanovic vs Panno  ½-½431969Palma de MallorcaB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
3. Diez del Corral vs Damjanovic  1-0351969Palma de MallorcaE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
4. Damjanovic vs Larsen 0-1411969Palma de MallorcaB57 Sicilian
5. Najdorf vs Damjanovic  ½-½781969Palma de MallorcaA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
6. Damjanovic vs Pomar Salamanca  0-1411969Palma de MallorcaB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
7. R Toran Albero vs Damjanovic  ½-½401969Palma de MallorcaE14 Queen's Indian
8. Damjanovic vs Petrosian  ½-½391969Palma de MallorcaC16 French, Winawer
9. Bobotsov vs Damjanovic  ½-½431969Palma de MallorcaE12 Queen's Indian
10. Damjanovic vs A Medina Garcia  ½-½411969Palma de MallorcaC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
11. Mecking vs Damjanovic  1-0531969Palma de MallorcaB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. Damjanovic vs Spassky  ½-½241969Palma de MallorcaB53 Sicilian
13. J Penrose vs Damjanovic  ½-½691969Palma de MallorcaB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
14. Parma vs Damjanovic  ½-½161969Palma de MallorcaB83 Sicilian
15. Damjanovic vs Hort  ½-½221969Palma de MallorcaA48 King's Indian
16. Szabo vs Damjanovic  ½-½471969Palma de MallorcaE41 Nimzo-Indian
17. Damjanovic vs Korchnoi ½-½121969Palma de MallorcaA46 Queen's Pawn Game
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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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