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Interzonals 1973: Petropolis
Compiled by capybara
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The Petropolis Interzonal of 1973 was an eighteen-player round robin with the top three qualifying for the Candidates matches. The winner was Mecking with 12.5/17 (+7 =10 -0),and there was a three-way tie for second place with 11.5 -Polugaevsky,Portisch and Geller, with Smyslov just behind with 11. There was a play-off later in the year to decide qualification and Polugaevsky and Portisch joined Mecking in the Candidates matches.

Round one: 23 July
P Biyiasas vs S Kagan, 1973 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Hort vs Geller, 1973
(A38) English, Symmetrical, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivkov vs Mecking, 1973 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ljubojevic vs Hug, 1973
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 53 moves, 1-0

Panno vs Gheorghiu, 1973
(A13) English, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Portisch vs Keres, 1973 
(A17) English, 39 moves, 1-0

Savon vs Bronstein, 1973 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

L A Tan vs Smyslov, 1973 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 0-1

Round two: 24 July
Bronstein vs P Biyiasas, 1973
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs L A Tan, 1973 
(B01) Scandinavian, 52 moves, 1-0

Gheorghiu vs Hort, 1973
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hug vs Ivkov, 1973
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Kagan vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(A10) English, 40 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Reshevsky, 1973 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mecking vs Panno, 1973
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polugaevsky vs Savon, 1973
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Portisch, 1973
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round three: 25 July
P Biyiasas vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Polugaevsky, 1973
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hort vs Mecking, 1973
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivkov vs S Kagan, 1973
(E91) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Panno vs Hug, 1973 
(E61) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Geller, 1973
(E92) King's Indian, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1973 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Savon vs Keres, 1973
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

L A Tan vs Gheorghiu, 1973
(B44) Sicilian, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round four
Geller vs Reshevsky, 1973 
(C94) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer Defense, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gheorghiu vs Portisch, 1973
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hug vs Hort, 1973 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 74 moves, 0-1

S Kagan vs Panno, 1973 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 56 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Bronstein, 1973
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ljubojevic vs Ivkov, 1973
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mecking vs L A Tan, 1973 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 33 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs P Biyiasas, 1973 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 27 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Savon, 1973
(A04) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round five: 29 July
Bronstein vs Smyslov, 1973 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Hort vs S Kagan, 1973
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

Ivkov vs P Biyiasas, 1973
(E92) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Panno vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(A15) English, 50 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Keres, 1973 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Mecking, 1973
(A22) English, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Gheorghiu, 1973
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Savon vs Geller, 1973
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

L A Tan vs Hug, 1973
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round six : 30 July
P Biyiasas vs Keres, 1973 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Bronstein, 1973 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 56 moves, 1-0

Gheorghiu vs Savon, 1973
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hug vs Portisch, 1973 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 0-1

Ivkov vs Panno, 1973
(A57) Benko Gambit, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Kagan vs L A Tan, 1973
(B58) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs Hort, 1973 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 43 moves, 1-0

Mecking vs Reshevsky, 1973 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 32 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Polugaevsky, 1973
(A56) Benoni Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round seven: 2 August
Bronstein vs Gheorghiu, 1973 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Hort vs Ivkov, 1973
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Smyslov, 1973 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 41 moves, 0-1

Panno vs P Biyiasas, 1973 
(A10) English, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polugaevsky vs Geller, 1973
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Portisch vs S Kagan, 1973
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 46 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs Hug, 1973
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Savon vs Mecking, 1973 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

L A Tan vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(B53) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round eight
P Biyiasas vs Smyslov, 1973
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Keres, 1973
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Gheorghiu vs Polugaevsky, 1973 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 55 moves, 0-1

Hug vs Savon, 1973
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivkov vs L A Tan, 1973
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 56 moves, 1-0

S Kagan vs Reshevsky, 1973 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 65 moves, 0-1

Ljubojevic vs Portisch, 1973
(C00) French Defense, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mecking vs Bronstein, 1973
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Panno vs Hort, 1973
(A16) English, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round nine: 4 August
Bronstein vs Hug, 1973 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

Hort vs P Biyiasas, 1973
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Gheorghiu, 1973
(A48) King's Indian, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polugaevsky vs Mecking, 1973 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Portisch vs Ivkov, 1973 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 37 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 43 moves, 1-0

Savon vs S Kagan, 1973
(A10) English, 65 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Geller, 1973
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

L A Tan vs Panno, 1973
(B40) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round ten: 6 August
P Biyiasas vs Geller, 1973 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Gheorghiu vs Smyslov, 1973
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Hort vs L A Tan, 1973
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hug vs Polugaevsky, 1973
(B40) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Ivkov vs Reshevsky, 1973
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Kagan vs Bronstein, 1973 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 68 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs Savon, 1973
(B10) Caro-Kann, 39 moves, 1-0

Mecking vs Keres, 1973 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Panno vs Portisch, 1973
(A28) English, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round eleven: 7 August
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Gheorghiu, 1973
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Hug, 1973 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 39 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs S Kagan, 1973
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 65 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Hort, 1973
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Panno, 1973
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

Savon vs Ivkov, 1973
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Mecking, 1973 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 45 moves, 0-1

L A Tan vs P Biyiasas, 1973
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round twelve: 8 August
P Biyiasas vs Gheorghiu, 1973 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 39 moves, 0-1

Hort vs Reshevsky, 1973 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 41 moves, 1-0

Hug vs Smyslov, 1973
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 43 moves, 0-1

Ivkov vs Bronstein, 1973
(A53) Old Indian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Kagan vs Keres, 1973 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Ljubojevic vs Polugaevsky, 1973
(B44) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mecking vs Geller, 1973
(B44) Sicilian, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Panno vs Savon, 1973 
(A28) English, 36 moves, 0-1

L A Tan vs Portisch, 1973
(B53) Sicilian, 55 moves, 0-1

Round thirteen
Bronstein vs Panno, 1973 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 105 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Hug, 1973 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

Gheorghiu vs Mecking, 1973 
(B53) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polugaevsky vs Ivkov, 1973
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Portisch vs P Biyiasas, 1973
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 38 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs L A Tan, 1973
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 43 moves, 1-0

Savon vs Hort, 1973
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 38 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs S Kagan, 1973
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 65 moves, 1-0

Round fourteen: 12 August
P Biyiasas vs Mecking, 1973
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hort vs Bronstein, 1973 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

Hug vs Gheorghiu, 1973
(B40) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivkov vs Keres, 1973
(E17) Queen's Indian, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Kagan vs Geller, 1973 
(B56) Sicilian, 69 moves, 0-1

Ljubojevic vs Smyslov, 1973 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

Panno vs Polugaevsky, 1973 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Reshevsky, 1973 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 28 moves, 1-0

L A Tan vs Savon, 1973
(B53) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

Round fifteen: 13 August
Bronstein vs L A Tan, 1973
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Gheorghiu vs S Kagan, 1973
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Panno, 1973
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mecking vs Hug, 1973 
(C18) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs Hort, 1973
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs P Biyiasas, 1973
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 40 moves, 1-0

Savon vs Portisch, 1973
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Ivkov, 1973
(D94) Grunfeld, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round sixteen
P Biyiasas vs Hug, 1973 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Hort vs Keres, 1973
(A15) English, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivkov vs Geller, 1973
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

S Kagan vs Mecking, 1973 
(B58) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Ljubojevic vs Gheorghiu, 1973 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 41 moves, 0-1

Panno vs Smyslov, 1973
(A15) English, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Portisch vs Bronstein, 1973 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Savon, 1973 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 40 moves, 0-1

L A Tan vs Polugaevsky, 1973
(B40) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

Round seventeen: 17 August
Bronstein vs Reshevsky, 1973 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 82 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Panno, 1973
(B83) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gheorghiu vs Ivkov, 1973
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hug vs S Kagan, 1973
(E91) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs L A Tan, 1973
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Mecking vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(A39) English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polugaevsky vs Portisch, 1973 
(A09) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Savon vs P Biyiasas, 1973 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 71 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Hort, 1973 
(B83) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

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