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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
6th Correspondence World Championship Final Tournament

Horst Robert Rittner12.5/15(+10 -0 =5)[view games]
Vladimir Zagorovsky12/15(+9 -0 =6)[view games]
Yakov Estrin10/15(+8 -3 =4)[view games]
Erich Thiele9/15(+8 -5 =2)[view games]
John Vincent Kellner8.5/15(+7 -5 =3)[view games]
Dieter Max Stern8.5/15(+6 -4 =5)[view games]
Grigory Konstantinovich Sanakoev8.5/15(+5 -3 =7)[view games]
Jaroslav Hybl7.5/15(+3 -3 =9)[view games]
Risto Kauranen7/15(+3 -4 =8)[view games]
Sture Valentin Nyman7/15(+3 -4 =8)[view games]
Norbert Karker6/15(+4 -7 =4)[view games]
Heinz De Carbonnel6/15(+2 -5 =8)[view games]
John Bertil Ljungdahl5.5/15(+3 -7 =5)[view games]
Rudolf Sevecek5/15(+2 -7 =6)[view games]
Sverre Johannes Aarseth4/15(+2 -9 =4)[view games]
Cor M Jansen3/15(+2 -11 =2)[view games]

Chessgames.com Historical Chess Event
6th Correspondence World Championship Final (1968)
The 6th ICCF Correspondence World Championship Final ran from 1968-1971.

Rittner won the 6th Correspondence World Championship in a field that included Zagorovsky, who was the 4th WC, and Estrin, who would become the 7th WC in the next ICCF cycle.

R Z E T S K S H K N D K L S A J 01 DDR Rittner,Horst Robert . 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12 02 URS Zagorovsky,Vladimir . 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12 03 URS Estrin,Yacov 0 . 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 10 04 DDR Thiele,Erich 0 0 0 . 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 05 URS Sanakoev,Grigory 0 . 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 8 06 AUS Kellner,John Vincent 0 1 1 0 . 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 8 07 GER Stern,Dieter 0 0 0 1 . 1 0 1 1 1 1 8 08 CSR Hybl,Jaroslav 0 1 0 0 . 1 1 7 09 FIN Kauranen,Risto 0 0 1 . 0 1 0 1 7 10 SVE Nyman,Sture 0 0 0 0 1 . 1 1 7 11 GER De Carbonnel,Heinz 0 0 0 1 . 0 1 0 6 12 DEN Karker,Norbert 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 . 0 0 1 6 13 SVE Ljungdhal,John 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 . 1 5 14 CSR Sevecek,Rudolf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 . 1 5 15 NOR Aarseth,Sverre 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 . 0 4 16 NLD Jansen,C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 . 3

Original collection: Game Collection: 6th Correspondence World Championship Final, by User: crawfb5

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 120  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. E Thiele vs Sevecek  1-035 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalE73 King's Indian
2. N Karker vs S Aarseth 1-036 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB89 Sicilian
3. E Thiele vs N Karker  1-040 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
4. E Thiele vs H De Carbonnel  ½-½38 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. E Thiele vs C Jansen 1-028 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. H Rittner vs R Kauranen  ½-½50 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB69 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 11.Bxf6
7. G Sanakoev vs J Ljungdahl  1-040 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
8. C Jansen vs V Zagorovsky  0-129 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
9. C Jansen vs Sevecek  0-132 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
10. C Jansen vs S Nyman  0-135 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. C Jansen vs H Rittner 0-128 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
12. Sevecek vs J Kellner  0-140 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC10 French
13. Sevecek vs S Nyman  ½-½41 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
14. Sevecek vs H Rittner  ½-½42 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC18 French, Winawer
15. E Thiele vs G Sanakoev  1-041 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
16. E Thiele vs J Ljungdahl  1-061 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. E Thiele vs D Stern  1-048 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB20 Sicilian
18. R Kauranen vs G Sanakoev  ½-½40 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC88 Ruy Lopez
19. R Kauranen vs J Ljungdahl  ½-½52 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC18 French, Winawer
20. R Kauranen vs C Jansen  1-044 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC12 French, McCutcheon
21. R Kauranen vs Estrin  0-145 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
22. R Kauranen vs H De Carbonnel  ½-½44 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
23. N Karker vs V Zagorovsky 0-138 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB89 Sicilian
24. N Karker vs H Rittner  0-139 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. H Rittner vs J Kellner  1-050 1968 6th Correspondence World Championship FinalC03 French, Tarrasch
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