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Match Keres!
Compiled by amadeus
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Paul Keres' Match Record

(I have included all Candidates Tournaments, plus AVRO, in the main section because they are an important part of Keres' career)

+0 -1 =1 vs Raud (Parnu-Viljandi, 1929)
+2 -0 =0 vs Peet (Moisak-Parnu, 1932)
+2 -1 =0 vs Friedemann (EST Ch. 1935)
+3 -1 =0 vs Kibbermann (training, 1935)
+3 -3 =1 vs Schmidt (EST challenge, 1936)
+2 -2 =4 vs Ståhlberg (exh. match, 1938)
+0 -1 =1 vs Petrov (EST-LAT, 1938)
+2 -0 =0 vs Salo (EST-FIN 1938)

A.V.R.O. 'minimatches' 1938
+1 -0 =1 vs Fine
+0 -0 =2 vs Botvinnik
+0 -0 =2 vs Alekhine
+0 -0 =2 vs Euwe
+1 -0 =1 vs Reshevsky
+1 -0 =1 vs Capablanca
+0 -0 =2 vs Flohr

+1 -0 =1 vs Petrov (LAT-EST, 1939)
+0 -0 =2 vs Mikenas (LTU-EST, 1939)
+6 -5 =3 vs Max Euwe (Holland, 1939/40)
+0 -0 =2 vs Mikenas (EST-LTU, 1940)

1941 USSR Absolute Ch. 'minimatches':
+0 -1 =3 vs Botvinnik
+2 -1 =1 vs Smyslov
+0 -1 =3 vs Boleslavsky
+2 -1 =1 vs Lilienthal
+2 -0 =2 vs Bondarevsky

+4 -0 =2 vs Ekström (exh. match, 1944)
+2 -0 =0 vs Koblents (Tallinn-Riga, 1945)
+1 -0 =1 vs Beilin (Kalev-Daugava, Tallinn, 1945) +1 -0 =1 vs Klein (USSR-GBR radiomatch, 1946)
+1 -0 =1 vs Fine (USSR-USA, 1946)
+2 -0 =0 vs Koblents (Latvia-Estonia, 1947)
+1 -0 =1 vs Alexander (GBR-USSR, 1947)

1948 World Championship - 'minimatches':
+1 -4 =0 vs Botvinnik
+2 -1 =2 vs Smyslov
+1 -2 =2 vs Reshevsky
+4 -0 =1 vs Euwe

1950 Budapest Candidates - 'minimatches':
+0 -1 =1 vs Bronstein
+0 -0 =2 vs Boleslavsky
+0 -0 =2 vs Smyslov
+0 -0 =2 vs Najdorf
+1 -1 =0 vs Kotov
+1 -0 =1 vs Ståhlberg
+0 -0 =2 vs Lilienthal
+1 -0 =1 vs Szabo
+0 -0 =2 vs Flohr

+2 -0 =0 vs Bondarevsky (training match, 1951)
+0 -1 =1 vs Bronstein (train. match t, 1952)
+1 -1 =0 vs Geller (train. match t, 1952)
+0 -1 =1 vs Boleslavsky (train. match t, 1952)

1953 Zurich Candidates - 'minimatches':
+0 -2 =0 vs Smyslov
+0 -1 =1 vs Bronstein
+0 -0 =2 vs Reshevsky
+1 -0 =1 vs Petrosian
+0 -0 =2 vs Najdorf
+1 -0 =1 vs Geller
+0 -0 =2 vs Kotov
+0 -0 =2 vs Taimanov
+0 -1 =1 vs Averbakh
+2 -0 =0 vs Boleslavsky
+1 -0 =1 vs Szabo
+1 -0 =1 vs Gligoric
+0 -0 =2 vs Euwe
+2 -0 =0 vs Ståhlberg

+1 -0 =1 vs Tal (EST-LAT, 1954)
+1 -1 =2 vs Bolbochan (ARG-USSR, 1954)
+2 -0 =0 vs Tartakower (FRA-USSR, 1954)
+2 -1 =0 vs Pavey (USA-USSR, 1954)
+2 -0 =0 vs Wade (GBR-USSR, 1954)
+2 -0 =0 vs Stoltz (SWE-USSR, 1954)
+0 -0 =2 vs Benko (HUN-USSR, 1955)
+1 -0 =1 vs Barcza (HUN-USSR, 1955)
+3 -0 =1 vs R.Byrne (USSR-USA, 1955)

1956 Amsterdam Candidates - 'minimatches':
+0 -0 =2 vs Smyslov
+0 -0 =2 vs Szabo
+0 -0 =2 vs Spassky
+0 -0 =2 vs Petrosian
+1 -0 =1 vs Bronstein
+0 -0 =2 vs Geller
+0 -1 =1 vs Filip
+1 -0 =1 vs Panno
+1 -0 =1 vs Pilnik

+4 -0 =4 vs Unzicker (Hamburg, 1956)
+1 -0 =1 vs Pachman (Eur Team Ch, 1957)
+0 -2 =0 vs Barcza (USSR-HUN, 1957)
+1 -1 =2 vs Gligoric (YUG-USSR, 1958)
+0 -0 =2 vs Tal (EST-LAT, 1959)
+0 -0 =2 vs Ojanen (EST-FIN, 1959)

1959 Yugoslavia Candidates - 'minimatches':
+3 -1 =0 vs Tal
+0 -1 =3 vs Petrosian
+1 -1 =2 vs Smyslov
+2 -2 =0 vs Fischer
+2 -0 =2 vs Gligoric
+3 -1 =0 vs Olafsson
+4 -0 =0 vs Benko

+1 -1 =0 vs Ojanen (FIN-EST, 1960)
+2 -0 =0 vs Belkadi (ITA-USSR, 1960)

1962 Curacao Candidates - 'minimatches':
+0 -0 =4 vs Petrosian
+0 -0 =4 vs Geller
+1 -1 =2 vs Fischer
+1 -0 =3 vs Korchnoi
+3 -1 =0 vs Benko
+2 -0 =1 vs Tal
+2 -0 =2 vs Filip
+2 -1 =5 vs Geller (Moscow Playoff for 2nd place)

+0 -0 =2 vs Bouwmeester (HOL-Sov.Cand, 1962)
+1 -0 =1 vs Ojanen (FIN-USSR, 1962)
+2 -0 =0 vs Ojanen (FIN-EST, 1963)
+1 -0 =1 vs Böök (FIN-EST, 1964)
+2 -4 =4 vs Spassky (Candidates 1/4, Riga, 1965) +2 -0 =0 vs Ojanen (FIN-EST, 1966)
+2 -0 =0 vs Karner (Kalev-Joud, Tallinn, 1966)
+0 -1 =1 vs Gurgenidze (EST-GEO, 1967)
+2 -0 =0 vs Karner (Kalev-Joud, Tallinn, 1967)
+0 -0 =2 vs Westerinen (FIN-EST, 1968)
+1 -0 =2 vs Blau (Zurich, training team, 1968)
+2 -0 =0 vs Hermlin (Kalev-Joud, Tallinn, 1968)
+1 -0 =1 vs Westerinen (FIN-USSR, 1969)
+0 -0 =2 vs Bobotsov (BUL-EST, 1969)
+2 -0 =0 vs Karner (Kalev-Joud, Tallinn, 1969)
+2 -0 =2 vs Ivkov (USSR-World, Belgrade, 1970)
+0 -0 =2 vs Bobotsov (EST-BUL, 1970)
+2 -0 =0 vs Honfi (HUN-USSR, 1972)
+2 -0 =0 vs Acevedo (training, 1972)
+2 -0 =0 vs Shamkovich (3 teams, 1973)
+0 -0 =2 vs Dvoretsky (3 teams, 1973)
+0 -1 =1 vs Korchnoi (Training Match, Tallinn, 1975)

<Overall: +142 -56 =161 (62.0%)

Matches: +85 -29 =64 (65.7%)
Tourn. 'Minimatches': +57 -27 =97 (58.3%)>


+0 -1 =1 vs. Raud (Parnu-Viljandi)
I Raud vs Keres, 1929
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs I Raud, 1929 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 40 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs Peet (Moisak-Parnu, 1932)
A Peet vs Keres, 1932 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Keres vs A Peet, 1932 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

+2 −1 =0 vs Friedemann (EST Ch. playoff)
G Friedemann vs Keres, 1935
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

G Friedemann vs Keres, 1935
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 62 moves, 0-1

+3 −1 =0 vs Kibbermann (training match)
Keres vs F Kibbermann, 1935 
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 1-0

F Kibbermann vs Keres, 1935
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Keres vs F Kibbermann, 1935 
(B01) Scandinavian, 71 moves, 0-1

F Kibbermann vs Keres, 1935
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 62 moves, 0-1

+3 −3 =1 vs Schmidt (Challenge Match)
P F Schmidt vs Keres, 1936
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Keres vs P F Schmidt, 1936 
(A25) English, 30 moves, 0-1

P F Schmidt vs Keres, 1936
(A14) English, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs P F Schmidt, 1936 
(A25) English, 35 moves, 0-1

P F Schmidt vs Keres, 1936
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 1-0

Keres vs P F Schmidt, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 1-0

P F Schmidt vs Keres, 1936 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

+2 -2 =4 vs Ståhlberg (Stockholm Exh. Match)
Keres vs Stahlberg, 1938
(A14) English, 57 moves, 0-1

Stahlberg vs Keres, 1938
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Stahlberg, 1938
(A14) English, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stahlberg vs Keres, 1938 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 66 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Stahlberg, 1938
(A14) English, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stahlberg vs Keres, 1938 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Stahlberg, 1938
(A09) Reti Opening, 95 moves, 0-1

Stahlberg vs Keres, 1938
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs Petrov (1938, EST-LAT)
Keres vs V Petrov, 1938 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

V Petrov vs Keres, 1938 
(A99) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3, 73 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs Salo (1938, EST-FIN)
T Salo vs Keres, 1938
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 41 moves, 0-1

Keres vs T Salo, 1938
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

AVRO
Fine vs Keres, 1938 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Fine, 1938 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Botvinnik, 1938 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1938
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine vs Keres, 1938 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Alekhine, 1938 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Euwe vs Keres, 1938 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Euwe, 1938
(A12) English with b3, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Reshevsky, 1938 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 44 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs Keres, 1938 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Capablanca, 1938 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 38 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Keres, 1938 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Flohr vs Keres, 1938
(E12) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Flohr, 1938 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Petrov (1939, LAT-EST)
Keres vs V Petrov, 1939
(C10) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Keres vs V Petrov, 1939
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Mikenas (1939, LTU-EST)
Keres vs V Mikenas, 1939
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

V Mikenas vs Keres, 1939
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

+6 -5 =3 vs Max Euwe (1939/40, Holland)
Euwe vs Keres, 1939 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Euwe, 1939 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Euwe vs Keres, 1939 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 42 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Euwe, 1939 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 0-1

Euwe vs Keres, 1939 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 55 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 34 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 49 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(A09) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 61 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 vs Mikenas (1940, EST-LTU)
V Mikenas vs Keres, 1940
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs V Mikenas, 1940
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 -3 vs Botvinnik (USSR Ch)
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1941
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1941
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -1 =1 vs Smyslov (USSR Ch)
Smyslov vs Keres, 1941 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 67 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Smyslov, 1941 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 65 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Keres, 1941 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 72 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Smyslov, 1941 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 91 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =3 vs Boleslavsky (USSR Ch)
Keres vs Boleslavsky, 1941 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Boleslavsky vs Keres, 1941 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 90 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Boleslavsky, 1941
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Boleslavsky vs Keres, 1941
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -1 =1 vs Lilienthal (USSR Ch)
Lilienthal vs Keres, 1941 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 44 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Lilienthal, 1941 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 94 moves, 1-0

Lilienthal vs Keres, 1941
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Lilienthal, 1941 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =2 vs Bondarevsky (USSR Ch)
Keres vs Bondarevsky, 1941 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 53 moves, 1-0

Bondarevsky vs Keres, 1941 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Bondarevsky, 1941 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 41 moves, 1-0

Bondarevsky vs Keres, 1941
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

+4 −0 =2 vs Ekström (1944, Stockholm)
Keres vs N Folke Ekstrom, 1944
(B20) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

N Folke Ekstrom vs Keres, 1944
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs N Folke Ekstrom, 1944
(A13) English, 53 moves, 1-0

N Folke Ekstrom vs Keres, 1944 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Keres vs N Folke Ekstrom, 1944 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

N Folke Ekstrom vs Keres, 1944
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs Koblents (1945, Tallin-Riga)
Koblents vs Keres, 1945 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Koblents, 1945 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 93 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs Beilin (1945, Kalev-Daugava, Tallin)
Keres vs M Beilin, 1945
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Beilin vs Keres, 1945 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs Klein (1946, USSR-GBR radiomatch)
E Klein vs Keres, 1946 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs E Klein, 1946 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs Fine (1946, USSR-USA, Moscow)
Fine vs Keres, 1946 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Fine, 1946 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs Koblents (1947, Latvia-Estonia)
Koblents vs Keres, 1947 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Koblents, 1947
(A13) English, 73 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs Alexander (1947, GBR-USSR, London)
Keres vs C H Alexander, 1947
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

C H Alexander vs Keres, 1947
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 72 moves, 0-1

+1 -4 =0 vs Botvinnik (World Championship)
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(A13) English, 58 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 72 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C15) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1-0

+2 -1 =2 vs Smyslov (World Championship)
Keres vs Smyslov, 1948 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Keres, 1948 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 57 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D99) Grunfeld Defense, Smyslov, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Keres, 1948 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Smyslov, 1948 
(A16) English, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -2 =2 vs Reshevsky (World Championship)
Reshevsky vs Keres, 1948 
(A15) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Keres, 1948 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 63 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 41 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky vs Keres, 1948 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

+4 -0 =1 vs Euwe (World Championship)
Euwe vs Keres, 1948 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Euwe, 1948 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Euwe vs Keres, 1948 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Euwe, 1948 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Keres, 1948 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =1 vs Bronstein (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Keres vs Bronstein, 1950 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Keres, 1950 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs Boleslavsky (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Boleslavsky vs Keres, 1950 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(A15) English, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Smyslov (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Smyslov vs Keres, 1950
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Smyslov, 1950
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Najdorf (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Keres vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Najdorf vs Keres, 1950
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =0 vs Kotov (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Keres vs Kotov, 1950 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Kotov vs Keres, 1950 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs Ståhlberg (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1950 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 61 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Stahlberg, 1950 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Lilienthal (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Lilienthal vs Keres, 1950
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Lilienthal, 1950
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Szabo (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Keres vs Szabo, 1950 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Szabo vs Keres, 1950 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 46 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 vs Flohr (Budapest Candidates - 'minimatch')
Flohr vs Keres, 1950
(A14) English, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Flohr, 1950
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs Bondarevsky (1951, training match)
Bondarevsky vs Keres, 1951
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Bondarevsky, 1951 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1-0

+0 -1 =1 vs Bronstein (1952, train. match t.)
Bronstein vs Keres, 1952 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Bronstein, 1952 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =0 vs Geller (1952, train. match t.)
Keres vs Geller, 1952 
(E70) King's Indian, 16 moves, 1-0

+0 -1 =1 vs Boleslavsky (1952, train. match t.)
Keres vs Boleslavsky, 1952
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Boleslavsky vs Keres, 1952
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 64 moves, 1-0

+0 -2 =0 vs Smyslov (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Smyslov vs Keres, 1953 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Smyslov, 1953 
(A17) English, 28 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =1 vs Bronstein (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Bronstein vs Keres, 1953 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Bronstein, 1953 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Reshevsky (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Reshevsky, 1953 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Keres, 1953 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Petrosian (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Petrosian vs Keres, 1953 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E61) King's Indian, 56 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs Najdorf (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Najdorf, 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Najdorf vs Keres, 1953 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Geller (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Geller, 1953
(E61) King's Indian, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Keres, 1953 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 vs Kotov (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Kotov vs Keres, 1953 
(D80) Grunfeld, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Kotov, 1953 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Taimanov (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Taimanov vs Keres, 1953 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Taimanov, 1953
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs Averbakh (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Averbakh, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 41 moves, 0-1

Averbakh vs Keres, 1953
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs Boleslavsky (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Boleslavsky, 1953 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 22 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Keres, 1953 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 33 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs Szabo (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Szabo vs Keres, 1953 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Szabo, 1953 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Gligoric (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Gligoric, 1953
(B20) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gligoric vs Keres, 1953 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 49 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 vs Euwe (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Euwe, 1953 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Euwe vs Keres, 1953 
(D72) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs Ståhlberg (Zurich Candidates - minimatch)
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1953 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 67 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Stahlberg, 1953 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs Tal (1954, Tallin)
Tal vs Keres, 1954 
(E92) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Tal, 1954 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =2 vs Bolbochan (1954, ARG-USSR)
Julio Bolbochan vs Keres, 1954
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Julio Bolbochan, 1954
(B20) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Julio Bolbochan vs Keres, 1954 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Julio Bolbochan, 1954
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs Tartakower (1954, FRA-USSR)
Tartakower vs Keres, 1954 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 56 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Tartakower, 1954 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 50 moves, 1-0

+2 -1 =0 vs Pavey (1954, USA-USSR)
Keres vs M Pavey, 1954
(C10) French, 44 moves, 1-0

M Pavey vs Keres, 1954 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 0-1

M Pavey vs Keres, 1954 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 68 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs Wade (1954, GBR-USSR)
Wade vs Keres, 1954
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 59 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Wade, 1954 
(C13) French, 17 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs Stoltz (1954, SWE-USSR)
Stoltz vs Keres, 1954
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 45 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Stoltz, 1954
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 73 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs Benko (1955, HUN-USSR)
Benko vs Keres, 1955
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Benko, 1955
(B20) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Barcza (1955, HUN-USSR)
Keres vs G Barcza, 1955
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 72 moves, 1-0

G Barcza vs Keres, 1955
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

+3 -0 =1 vs R.Byrne (1955, USSR-USA)
Robert E Byrne vs Keres, 1955
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Robert E Byrne, 1955 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Robert E Byrne vs Keres, 1955 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 66 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Robert E Byrne, 1955
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs Smyslov (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Smyslov vs Keres, 1956 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Smyslov, 1956 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Szabo (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Szabo vs Keres, 1956
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Szabo, 1956 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Spassky (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Spassky vs Keres, 1956 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Spassky, 1956
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Petrosian (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Petrosian, 1956
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Keres, 1956
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Bronstein (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Bronstein, 1956 
(C28) Vienna Game, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Keres, 1956 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 53 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 vs Geller (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Geller, 1956
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Keres, 1956
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs Filip (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Filip vs Keres, 1956 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Filip, 1956 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 91 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs Panno (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Panno, 1956 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 67 moves, 1-0

Panno vs Keres, 1956 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Pilnik (Amsterdam Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Pilnik, 1956 
(B20) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Pilnik vs Keres, 1956 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

+4 −0 =4 vs Unzicker (1956, Hamburg)
Unzicker vs Keres, 1956
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Unzicker, 1956 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Unzicker vs Keres, 1956
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Unzicker, 1956
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 34 moves, 1-0

Unzicker vs Keres, 1956
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 39 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Unzicker, 1956
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Unzicker vs Keres, 1956
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Unzicker, 1956
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Pachman (1957, Eur Team Ch)
Pachman vs Keres, 1957
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Pachman, 1957
(A12) English with b3, 33 moves, 1-0

+0 -2 =0 vs Barcza (1957, USSR-HUN)
Keres vs G Barcza, 1957
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 75 moves, 0-1

G Barcza vs Keres, 1957 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 41 moves, 1-0

+1 -1 =2 vs Gligoric (1958, YUG-USSR)
Gligoric vs Keres, 1958
(E50) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Nf3, without ...d5, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Gligoric, 1958 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Keres, 1958 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Gligoric, 1958
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Tal (1959, EST-LAT)
Keres vs Tal, 1959 
(B40) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Keres, 1959 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Ojanen (1959, EST-FIN)
Keres vs K S Ojanen, 1959 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

K S Ojanen vs Keres, 1959
(A28) English, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

+3 -1 =0 vs Tal (Yugoslavia Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Tal, 1959 
(A16) English, 64 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Keres, 1959 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Tal, 1959 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 40 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Keres, 1959 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 79 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =3 vs Petrosian (Yugoslavia Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Keres, 1959 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Keres, 1959
(A14) English, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =2 vs Smyslov (Yugoslavia Candidates - minimatch)
Smyslov vs Keres, 1959 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 59 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Smyslov, 1959 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Keres, 1959
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 0-1

+2 -2 =0 vs Fischer (Yugoslavia Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 53 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Keres, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 30 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Fischer, 1959 
(A48) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Keres, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 55 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =2 vs Gligoric (Yugoslavia Candidates - minimatch)
Keres vs Gligoric, 1959 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gligoric vs Keres, 1959 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Gligoric, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 45 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Keres, 1959 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 0-1

+3 -1 =0 vs Olafsson (Yugoslavia Candidates - minimatch)
F Olafsson vs Keres, 1959 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Keres vs F Olafsson, 1959 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 41 moves, 1-0

F Olafsson vs Keres, 1959
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 35 moves, 0-1

Keres vs F Olafsson, 1959 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

+4 -0 =0 vs Benko (Yugoslavia Candidates - minimatch)
Benko vs Keres, 1959 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Benko, 1959 
(C94) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Benko vs Keres, 1959 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Benko, 1959 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

+1 -1 =0 vs Ojanen (1960, FIN-EST)
K S Ojanen vs Keres, 1960 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Keres vs K S Ojanen, 1960
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 25 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs Belkadi (1960, ITA-USSR)
Keres vs R Belkadi, 1960
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

R Belkadi vs Keres, 1960
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =4 vs Petrosian (Curacao Candidates 'minimatch')
Petrosian vs Keres, 1962 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Petrosian, 1962 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Keres, 1962
(E12) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Petrosian, 1962 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =4 vs Geller (Curacao Candidates 'minimatch')
Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(E61) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Keres, 1962 
(A15) English, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Geller, 1962
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Keres, 1962 
(A14) English, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =2 vs Fischer (Curacao Candidates 'minimatch')
Fischer vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Fischer, 1962 
(B20) Sicilian, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fischer vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 73 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Fischer, 1962 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =3 vs Korchnoi (Curacao Candidates 'minimatch')
Keres vs Korchnoi, 1962
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Korchnoi vs Keres, 1962 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Keres, 1962 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

+3 -1 =0 vs Benko (Curacao Candidates 'minimatch')
Keres vs Benko, 1962 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 28 moves, 1-0

Benko vs Keres, 1962
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 56 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Benko, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Benko vs Keres, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 47 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =1 vs Tal (Curacao Candidates 'minimatch')
Tal vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Tal, 1962 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =2 vs Filip (Curacao Candidates 'minimatch')
Keres vs Filip, 1962 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Filip vs Keres, 1962 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 37 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Filip, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 28 moves, 1-0

Filip vs Keres, 1962
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -1 =5 vs Geller (Candidates Playoff for 2nd place)
Geller vs Keres, 1962 
(A15) English, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Geller, 1962
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Keres, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Geller, 1962
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Keres, 1962
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Geller vs Keres, 1962
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs Bouwmeester (1962, HOL-Sov.Candidates)
H Bouwmeester vs Keres, 1962
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs H Bouwmeester, 1962
(B07) Pirc, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs Ojanen (1962, FIN-USSR)
Keres vs K S Ojanen, 1962
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

K S Ojanen vs Keres, 1962
(A28) English, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs Ojanen (1963, FIN-EST)
K S Ojanen vs Keres, 1963
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Keres vs K S Ojanen, 1963
(E77) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs Böök (1964, FIN-EST)
Keres vs E E Book, 1964
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

E E Book vs Keres, 1964
(A15) English, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -4 =4 vs Boris Spassky (1965 Candidates 1/4, Riga)
Spassky vs Keres, 1965 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spassky vs Keres, 1965 
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 50 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Spassky vs Keres, 1965 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Spassky, 1965
(A21) English, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spassky vs Keres, 1965
(E12) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Keres, 1965 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(E77) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs Ojanen (1966, FIN-EST)
Keres vs K S Ojanen, 1966
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

K S Ojanen vs Keres, 1966
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs Karner (1966, Kalev-Joud, Tallinn)
Keres vs H Karner, 1966
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 32 moves, 1-0

H Karner vs Keres, 1966 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =1 vs Gurgenidze (1967, EST-GEO)
Keres vs Gurgenidze, 1967
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gurgenidze vs Keres, 1967 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs Karner (1967, Kalev-Joud, Tallinn)
Keres vs H Karner, 1967 
(C49) Four Knights, 40 moves, 1-0

H Karner vs Keres, 1967
(E15) Queen's Indian, 46 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs Westerinen (1968, FIN-EST)
Keres vs H Westerinen, 1968
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

H Westerinen vs Keres, 1968
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =2 vs Blau (1968, Zurich, training team)
Blau vs Keres, 1968
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Blau, 1968
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Blau vs Keres, 1968
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs Hermlin (1968, Kalev-Joud, Tallinn)
A Hermlin vs Keres, 1968
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Keres vs A Hermlin, 1968 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs Westerinen (1969, FIN-EST)
Keres vs H Westerinen, 1969
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

H Westerinen vs Keres, 1969 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs Bobotsov (1969, BUL-EST)
Keres vs M Bobotsov, 1969
(B50) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Bobotsov vs Keres, 1969
(E15) Queen's Indian, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs Karner (1969, Kalev-Joud, Tallinn)
Keres vs H Karner, 1969
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 48 moves, 1-0

H Karner vs Keres, 1969
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =2 vs Ivkov (1970, USSR-World, Belgrade)
Ivkov vs Keres, 1970 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Ivkov, 1970
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 76 moves, 1-0

Ivkov vs Keres, 1970 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Ivkov, 1970 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs Bobotsov (1970, EST-BUL)
M Bobotsov vs Keres, 1970
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs M Bobotsov, 1970
(B50) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs Honfi (1972, HUN-USSR)
Keres vs K Honfi, 1972 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

K Honfi vs Keres, 1972
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs Acevedo (1972, training)
Keres vs A Acevedo Milan, 1972 
(C15) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 1-0

A Acevedo Milan vs Keres, 1972 
(A06) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs Shamkovich (1973, 3 teams)
Keres vs L Shamkovich, 1973
(E14) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

L Shamkovich vs Keres, 1973
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

+0 -0 =2 vs Dvoretsky (1973, 3 teams)
M Dvoretsky vs Keres, 1973 
(A06) Reti Opening, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs M Dvoretsky, 1973
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs Korchnoi (1975, Training Match, Tallinn)
Korchnoi vs Keres, 1975 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 54 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Korchnoi, 1975
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

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