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: Bogdan Sliwa
| page 1 of 1; 20 games
|1. Geller vs Sliwa
|| ||1-0||65||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3|
|2. Sliwa vs G Ilivitsky
||0-1||51||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D88 Grunfeld, Spassky Variation, Main line, 10...cd, 11.cd|
|3. Bronstein vs Sliwa
||1-0||38||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3|
|4. Sliwa vs Pachman
|| ||½-½||32||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|5. B Rabar vs Sliwa
|| ||0-1||58||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3|
|6. Sliwa vs A Medina Garcia
|| ||1-0||66||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|7. Bisguier vs Sliwa
|| ||1-0||44||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E14 Queen's Indian|
|8. Sliwa vs Panno
|| ||½-½||73||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A16 English|
|9. Pilnik vs Sliwa
|| ||1-0||94||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense|
|10. Sliwa vs Najdorf
||1-0||20||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6|
|11. Guimard vs Sliwa
|| ||1-0||35||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|12. Sliwa vs A Fuderer
|| ||½-½||37||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|13. Filip vs Sliwa
||1-0||41||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|14. Sliwa vs Stahlberg
||0-1||31||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|15. Unzicker vs Sliwa
|| ||1-0||29||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense|
|16. Sliwa vs Szabo
||0-1||60||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E15 Queen's Indian|
|17. J H Donner vs Sliwa
|| ||½-½||50||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|18. Sliwa vs Petrosian
||0-1||36||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A56 Benoni Defense|
|19. Keres vs Sliwa
||1-0||37||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense|
|20. Sliwa vs Spassky
||½-½||17||1955||Gothenburg Interzonal||A63 Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7|
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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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