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: Miroslav Filip
| page 1 of 1; 20 games
|1. Pachman vs Filip
|| ||½-½||20||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E17 Queen's Indian|
|2. Filip vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||29||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|3. A Medina Garcia vs Filip
|| ||½-½||50||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation|
|4. Filip vs Bisguier
|| ||½-½||19||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A06 Reti Opening|
|5. Panno vs Filip
|| ||½-½||17||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line|
|6. Filip vs Pilnik
|| ||½-½||22||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A20 English|
|7. Najdorf vs Filip
|| ||½-½||29||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|8. Filip vs Guimard
||1-0||46||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A13 English|
|9. A Fuderer vs Filip
||1-0||28||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D86 Grunfeld, Exchange|
|10. Filip vs Stahlberg
|| ||½-½||32||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A13 English|
|11. Unzicker vs Filip
||0-1||19||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|12. Filip vs Sliwa
||1-0||41||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|13. Szabo vs Filip
|| ||½-½||15||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6|
|14. Filip vs J H Donner
||1-0||87||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E61 King's Indian|
|15. Petrosian vs Filip
|| ||½-½||19||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E46 Nimzo-Indian|
|16. Filip vs Keres
|| ||½-½||17||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3|
|17. Spassky vs Filip
||1-0||40||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad|
|18. Filip vs Geller
|| ||½-½||16||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A04 Reti Opening|
|19. G Ilivitsky vs Filip
|| ||½-½||34||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
|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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