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1956 Canadian open
Compiled by gauer
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under construction

Held in August and September at Montreal.

William James Lombardy and Larry Melvyn Evans split share of 1st-2nd place.

A young New Yorker by the name of Robert James Fischer also played in the 1st edition of this open tournament.

Next: Game Collection: 1958 Canadian open (Winnipeg).

References: (1) http://www.bcchesshistory.com (provides old crosstables for this Zone).


r? (4 (or perhaps 5) if the date is correct)
H Stadt vs S Bernstein, 1956
(A06) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

r2
R Sobel vs Fischer, 1956 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 27 moves, 1-0

r3
W Whisler vs Fischer, 1956 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 28 moves, 0-1

r4
Fischer vs M Fox, 1956 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

r5
S Bernstein vs I Zalys, 1956
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 46 moves, 1-0

r6
W Walz vs Fischer, 1956 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

r7
Fischer vs H Matthai, 1956 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 108 moves, 1/2-1/2

r8
Fischer vs C Sharp, 1956 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

r9
S Bernstein vs Fischer, 1956 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

r10
F R Anderson vs Fischer, 1956 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
R Kerr vs R Sobel, 1956
(E57) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...dc and 9...cd, 31 moves, 1-0

r7
S Bernstein vs S A Schmitt, 1956
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

r4
E S Jackson vs S Bernstein, 1956
(B01) Scandinavian, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
S Bernstein vs Mednis, 1956
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
Mednis vs M Fox, 1956
(C59) Two Knights, 34 moves, 1-0

r?
M Fox vs Larry Evans, 1956
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 50 moves, 0-1

r?
Mednis vs Larry Evans, 1956
(B33) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

r7
Mednis vs F R Anderson, 1956
(C59) Two Knights, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
G Fuster vs Mednis, 1956
(A84) Dutch, 50 moves, 0-1

r?
Yanofsky vs Mednis, 1956
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 24 moves, 1-0

r9
S Szabo vs E S Jackson, 1956
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 45 moves, 1-0

r?
R Kerr vs A Di Camillo, 1956
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
R Kerr vs K Colbow, 1956
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 25 moves, 1-0

r?
G Fuster vs R Kerr, 1956
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
R Kerr vs W Drakert, 1956
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

r? (r1 if date is right, comparing r2-3 played next day)
P Vaitonis vs J N Williams, 1956
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 52 moves, 1-0

r?
J Smolij vs D Coyne, 1956
(A03) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

r?
Lombardy vs P Vaitonis, 1956
(E70) King's Indian, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
Lombardy vs J L Sherman, 1956
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
Lombardy vs Berliner, 1956
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

r?
W Drakert vs Lombardy, 1956
(A66) Benoni, 30 moves, 0-1

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