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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: Roman Toran Albero

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Toran Albero vs Petrosian  0-1361969Palma de MallorcaE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
2. Bobotsov vs R Toran Albero  1-0421969Palma de MallorcaE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
3. R Toran Albero vs A Medina Garcia  ½-½181969Palma de MallorcaD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Mecking vs R Toran Albero  ½-½411969Palma de MallorcaD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
5. R Toran Albero vs Spassky  ½-½141969Palma de MallorcaD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
6. J Penrose vs R Toran Albero  ½-½251969Palma de MallorcaB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
7. R Toran Albero vs Damjanovic  ½-½401969Palma de MallorcaE14 Queen's Indian
8. Hort vs R Toran Albero  1-0391969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
9. R Toran Albero vs Szabo  ½-½131969Palma de MallorcaE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
10. Korchnoi vs R Toran Albero 0-1341969Palma de MallorcaE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
11. R Toran Albero vs Unzicker  ½-½221969Palma de MallorcaD90 Grunfeld
12. Panno vs R Toran Albero  1-0321969Palma de MallorcaE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
13. R Toran Albero vs Diez del Corral  0-1421969Palma de MallorcaA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
14. Larsen vs R Toran Albero 1-0691969Palma de MallorcaE90 King's Indian
15. R Toran Albero vs Najdorf  ½-½201969Palma de MallorcaA25 English
16. Pomar Salamanca vs R Toran Albero  ½-½191969Palma de MallorcaE92 King's Indian
17. R Toran Albero vs Parma  ½-½171969Palma de MallorcaA14 English
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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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