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Amsterdam Interzonal (1964) Historical Chess Event
This qualification tournament for the 1965 candidates matches was held 20 May - 21 June in the building of the GAK (Social Security Organization) in Amsterdam. ... [more]

Player: Vasily Smyslov

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. O Quinones vs Smyslov 0-125 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
2. Smyslov vs K Darga 1-025 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalA04 Reti Opening
3. Tringov vs Smyslov  ½-½41 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
4. Smyslov vs Bronstein ½-½31 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalA05 Reti Opening
5. Tal vs Smyslov  ½-½37 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Smyslov vs Stein  ½-½34 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalA36 English
7. Spassky vs Smyslov ½-½60 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
8. Portisch vs Smyslov 0-165 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalE15 Queen's Indian
9. Smyslov vs Pachman  ½-½40 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
10. Foguelman vs Smyslov  ½-½40 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. Smyslov vs Gligoric 1-066 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalB40 Sicilian
12. Y Porat vs Smyslov 0-156 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalA06 Reti Opening
13. Smyslov vs F J Perez Perez 1-033 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
14. Benko vs Smyslov ½-½34 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalC45 Scotch Game
15. Smyslov vs B Berger 1-045 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalA09 Reti Opening
16. I Bilek vs Smyslov 0-143 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalD02 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Smyslov vs L Lengyel 1-049 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. Reshevsky vs Smyslov ½-½20 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
19. Smyslov vs Larry Evans 1-039 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
20. Z Vranesic vs Smyslov 0-160 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalE41 Nimzo-Indian
21. Smyslov vs Ivkov  ½-½30 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalA13 English
22. H Rossetto vs Smyslov  ½-½30 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalE15 Queen's Indian
23. Smyslov vs Larsen ½-½49 1964 Amsterdam InterzonalA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-11-13  Everett: A request, if possible, to have two standings charts above, to separate the playoffs from the main tournament.
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  Phony Benoni: <Everett> To do that, the games would have to be removed from the collection; otherwise, they will count in the standings.

One way this could be done would be creating an entirely new tournament page for the playoff, and have links between the pages in the introductions. This may seem a lot of work for a three-game playoff (or shorter), but it would make the standings correct.

Another possiblity worth considering would be to include links to the playoff games in the introduction, with an explanation of what they are. Might be less work.

Mar-11-13  Everett: <PhonyBenoni> I really don't want to make more work for the staff. I thought it may be an easy fix, but I can figure it out.

This tourney was Bronstein's last gasp, and he played some really interesting games. His loss vs Larsen and draws to Tringov and Benko, IMHO, are missed opportunities. I've kibitzed all three with my own analysis, and think the "storyline" of the Larsen game is especially wrong. He had more chances than just a draw in that one .

Sep-10-13  jerseybob: Reshevsky is listed with three losses. I'm assuming that includes the two games lost to Portisch in the play-off.
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  perfidious: <jerseybob>: Yes; it will be noted that both players have three extra games compared to all other participants.
Apr-01-14  ughaibu: It's interesting that even at this stage Tal went through the tournament unbeaten, though he had a couple of close shaves. In fact Tal went through three interzonals unbeaten, a record, as far as I can tell, only matched (and beaten) by Petrosian, who was unbeaten in four.
Apr-21-14  siggemannen: can someone correct the date in the comments?

<Playoff 25-29 June 1980: >

Apr-22-14  siggemannen: thank you, stranger :P
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