The Gothenburg interzonal tournament was played between 15th August and 21st September 1955. It was a 21-player round robin, with the top nine players qualifying for the ... [more]
Player: David Bronstein
| page 1 of 1; 20 games
|1. Bronstein vs Stahlberg
||1-0||83||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|2. Unzicker vs Bronstein
||0-1||42||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|3. Bronstein vs Sliwa
||1-0||38||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3|
|4. Szabo vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||15||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||C76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation|
|5. Bronstein vs J H Donner
||1-0||25||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line|
|6. Petrosian vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||19||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|7. Bronstein vs Keres
||1-0||39||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E41 Nimzo-Indian|
|8. Spassky vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||15||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|9. Bronstein vs Geller
||1-0||23||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|10. G Ilivitsky vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||13||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A53 Old Indian|
|11. Bronstein vs Pachman
||½-½||69||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|12. B Rabar vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||27||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|13. Bronstein vs A Medina Garcia
||1-0||24||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|14. Bisguier vs Bronstein
||0-1||31||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A82 Dutch, Staunton Gambit|
|15. Bronstein vs Panno
||1-0||52||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E61 King's Indian|
|16. Pilnik vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||39||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation|
|17. Bronstein vs Najdorf
|| ||½-½||13||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A15 English|
|18. Guimard vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||15||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|19. Bronstein vs A Fuderer
||1-0||48||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|20. Filip vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||14||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
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|Nov-20-12|| ||Phony Benoni: The most memorable event of this tournament came in round 14, when three Soviet players (Keres, Geller and Spassky) had White against three Argentinans (Najdorf, Panno, Pilnik). The Argentinans had carefully analyzed a sharp variation in the Sicilian beforehand, and all three played it. The three Soviet players all found a spectacular series of sacrifices and went on to win quickly (See games #134, 135, 136).|
|May-23-14|| ||keypusher: Quite a performance by Bronstein!|
|Jun-04-14|| ||ughaibu: At the half-way point, Geller had only four points from ten games. Amazing!|
|Jun-04-14|| ||keypusher: Of interest only to me: in Bisguier's games, White scored +4-8=8.|
|Sep-26-14|| ||Ke2: Awesome tournament. +10 =10 from bronstein was amazing. And of course the Argentinian tragedy.|
|Sep-26-14|| ||Everett: < keypusher: Quite a performance by Bronstein!>|
Yes this is one of Bronstein's career highlights.besides the remarkable victory over Keres, he had some other gems as well. I think it helped that he secured Furman as his second for the tournament. I think it shows in his focused play.
|Sep-26-14|| ||WCC Editing Project: |
<Phony Benoni> Here is a video that in part discusses the "Sicilian Vespers" anecdote you describe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVJ_...
|Sep-26-14|| ||Everett: I find it both amazing and typical that a tournament that involves Fischer not at all somehow has an introduction with two links to his games.|
Apparently Fischer was the only one that discovered some theoretical improvements on these games. Remarkable.
|Sep-26-14|| ||Benzol: Actually it wasn't Fischer but Keres who discovered the improvement. See the discussion on the Geller vs Panno, 1955 game.|
|Sep-26-14|| ||Everett: <Sep-26-14
member Benzol: Actually it wasn't Fischer but Keres who discovered the improvement. See the discussion on the Geller vs Panno, 1955 game.>
Great! Let's now change this page to rightfully honor Keres.
|Sep-28-14|| ||WCC Editing Project: |
The bio doesn't need to be changed- it already credits <Keres> for coming up with the post-Vespers improvement:
"until Paul Keres suggested the improvement 13 ... Rh7 which was later played in Gligoric vs Fischer, 1958 1/2-1/2 and resurrected that Sicilian, Najdorf (B98) line (1)."
|Sep-28-14|| ||Everett: Too bad.|
|Apr-20-15|| ||Howard: Wonder why Gligoric didn't take part in this tournament.|
|Apr-20-15|| ||Olavi: <Howard: Wonder why Gligoric didn't take part in this tournament.>|
He failed in the Jugoslav championship and didn't qualify for the Munich zonal: http://www.chessmetrics.com/cm/CM2/...
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