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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: Antonio Angel Medina Garcia

 page 1 of 1; 17 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Najdorf vs A Medina Garcia  ½-½581969Palma de MallorcaA26 English
2. A Medina Garcia vs Pomar Salamanca  ½-½151969Palma de MallorcaB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
3. R Toran Albero vs A Medina Garcia  ½-½181969Palma de MallorcaD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. A Medina Garcia vs Petrosian  ½-½391969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
5. Bobotsov vs A Medina Garcia  0-1311969Palma de MallorcaD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Parma vs A Medina Garcia  1-0331969Palma de MallorcaC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
7. A Medina Garcia vs Mecking 0-1371969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
8. Spassky vs A Medina Garcia 1-0301969Palma de MallorcaC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
9. A Medina Garcia vs J Penrose  ½-½231969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Damjanovic vs A Medina Garcia  ½-½411969Palma de MallorcaC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
11. A Medina Garcia vs Hort  0-1351969Palma de MallorcaB25 Sicilian, Closed
12. Szabo vs A Medina Garcia 0-1391969Palma de MallorcaD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. A Medina Garcia vs Korchnoi 0-1351969Palma de MallorcaC03 French, Tarrasch
14. Unzicker vs A Medina Garcia  1-0291969Palma de MallorcaC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
15. A Medina Garcia vs Panno  0-1581969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
16. Diez del Corral vs A Medina Garcia 1-0391969Palma de MallorcaC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. A Medina Garcia vs Larsen 0-1351969Palma de MallorcaA07 King's Indian Attack
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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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