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Efim Geller vs Levente Lengyel
Budapest Tungsram (1973), Budapest HUN, rd 8, Feb-21
French Defense: Classical. Burn Variation Morozevich Line (C11)  ·  1-0


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Jul-01-08  ughaibu: This is the correct opponent, Geller vs B Lengyel, 1973 is incorrect.
Nov-02-14  tranquilsimplicity: Wow! An instructive game on how to counter the French Defence ..dxe4.#
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  zanzibar: This is almost certainly <Lengyel, Levente> and not Bela.

The other 1973 game might also need checking.

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  perfidious: <zed> Yew's kerrect on both counts; I will submit a correction for both games, which were played in the Tungsram event, won by Geller, a full point ahead of Karpov in clear second.
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  zanzibar: Not to be kherlish with a additional small kerrection:

It wasn't a Tungsram event in 1973:

(Tungsram was like the Hungarian Bell Telephone, I think).

According to Di Felice, p48 in <Chess Competitions, 1971-2010: An Annotated International Bibliography>, the first Tungsram sponsored tournament was in 1975.

This version, in 1973, was a centennial celebration of some kind (of the union of Buda + Pest?)

(Offering a view of R1 pairings too)

Note that 365chess gives the tournament as in August, but Di Felice, and TB, both give start as 1973.02.13.

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  Sargon: There is an alternate score, not sure which one is correct.
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  zanzibar: <Sargon> any details on that?

And what how do they compare to <CB> and <NIC>?

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