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6th Euwe Memorial Tournament

Nigel Short3.5/6(+2 -1 =3)[games]
Viswanathan Anand3.5/6(+1 -0 =5)[games]
Jan Timman2.5/6(+0 -1 =5)[games]
Yasser Seirawan2.5/6(+1 -2 =3)[games] Chess Event Description
6th Euwe Memorial (1992)

The sixth Max Euwe Memorial Chess Tournament was organized by the Verenigde Spaarbank in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from May 14th to the 21st, 1992. Four top grandsmasters were invited to participate in the double round robin event, including (in order of Elo): British grandmaster and previous Euwe Memorial co-winner Nigel Short (2685), Indian grandmaster sensation Vishwanathan Anand (2670), Dutch grandmaster and former Euwe Memorial champion Jan Timman (2620), and US grandmaster Yasser Seirawan (2600). The average of the rating of the players ranked this event as a Category XVI tournament. Because of the many initial draws, chess fans were drawn to incidents of errors in time trouble and Anand getting lost on his way to the playing hall. Eventually, some late wins by Short and Anand secured their tie for first place. The final standings and crosstable are as follows:

1 Short ** 01 1 3 2 Anand ** 1 3 3 Seirawan 10 0 ** 2 4 Timman 0 ** 2

The 5th Euwe Memorial (1991) and 7th Euwe Memorial (1993) were the previous and next tournaments in this series.

.Original collection: Game Collection: Amsterdam VSB 1992, by User: suenteus po 147.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Short vs Anand  ½-½4119926th Euwe MemorialB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
2. Seirawan vs Timman  ½-½4119926th Euwe MemorialE12 Queen's Indian
3. Short vs Seirawan 0-14619926th Euwe MemorialB12 Caro-Kann Defense
4. Anand vs Timman ½-½4019926th Euwe MemorialB69 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 11.Bxf6
5. Seirawan vs Anand  ½-½3119926th Euwe MemorialE12 Queen's Indian
6. Timman vs Short  ½-½4919926th Euwe MemorialD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Anand vs Short  ½-½5519926th Euwe MemorialC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. Timman vs Seirawan ½-½4419926th Euwe MemorialE15 Queen's Indian
9. Anand vs Seirawan 1-03919926th Euwe MemorialB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
10. Short vs Timman 1-05919926th Euwe MemorialC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
11. Timman vs Anand  ½-½4219926th Euwe MemorialB12 Caro-Kann Defense
12. Seirawan vs Short 0-12219926th Euwe MemorialD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
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