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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: Miguel Najdorf

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Najdorf vs A Medina Garcia  ½-½581969Palma de MallorcaA26 English
2. Mecking vs Najdorf 1-0411969Palma de MallorcaE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
3. Najdorf vs Spassky ½-½531969Palma de MallorcaD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. J Penrose vs Najdorf  0-1401969Palma de MallorcaB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. Najdorf vs Damjanovic  ½-½781969Palma de MallorcaA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
6. Hort vs Najdorf  ½-½211969Palma de MallorcaE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
7. Najdorf vs Szabo  ½-½361969Palma de MallorcaE41 Nimzo-Indian
8. Korchnoi vs Najdorf ½-½481969Palma de MallorcaE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
9. Najdorf vs Unzicker 1-0411969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Panno vs Najdorf ½-½141969Palma de MallorcaE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
11. Najdorf vs Diez del Corral  1-0301969Palma de MallorcaE73 King's Indian
12. Larsen vs Najdorf 1-0351969Palma de MallorcaD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
13. Najdorf vs Parma  ½-½251969Palma de MallorcaC50 Giuoco Piano
14. Najdorf vs Pomar Salamanca  ½-½331969Palma de MallorcaD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. R Toran Albero vs Najdorf  ½-½201969Palma de MallorcaA25 English
16. Najdorf vs Petrosian 0-1571969Palma de MallorcaD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
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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