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1960 Men Chess Olympiad
Compiled by chessmoron
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Where: Leipzig, East Germany
When: 26th October - 9th November 1960

MEN TEAM PERFORMANCE:

No.--Team--------Code--Pts----WIN--DRAW--LOST
1.--Soviet Union--URS--66-----20-----0----0
2.---Hungary------HUN--58-----17-----1----2
3.---Yugoslavia---YUG--53-----13-----5----2

No Women Chess Olympiad!

Vigorously short draw
Fischer vs Tal, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Perpetual Check saves Tal
Tal vs Sliwa, 1960 
(C76) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zugzwang!
Fischer vs Euwe, 1960 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs Szabo, 1960 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Champion skills
Tal vs F Campomanes, 1960 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

Famous Blunders
Fischer vs C Munoz, 1960 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

Tal recovered
Robatsch vs Tal, 1960 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal's Speciality
Tal vs Najdorf, 1960 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 26 moves, 1-0

M Aaron vs Euwe, 1960 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 55 moves, 1-0

Well-played game with Black Knights bonanza.
M Bobotsov vs Najdorf, 1960 
(E89) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line, 53 moves, 0-1

Tripled pawns were no obstacle for fast win.
Szabo vs Stahlberg, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Out of book.
E E Book vs Uhlmann, 1960
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

Penrose to the Occasion
J Penrose vs Tal, 1960 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 39 moves, 1-0

I guess chess isn't your sport
P Klein vs Myagmarsuren, 1960 
(B56) Sicilian, 6 moves, 0-1

If you do not protect h5 then a Stonewall becomes a Sand-wall.
G Pfeiffer vs Batlouni, 1960 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

Crazy Fischer
Fischer vs Najdorf, 1960 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

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