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Svetozar Gligoric vs Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
First Piatigorsky Cup (1963), Los Angeles, CA USA, rd 2, Jul-03
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Breyer Defense Zaitsev Hybrid (C95)  ·  1-0
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Dec-19-11
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  brankat: Wow! No kibitzing here, too? A beautifully played game by Gligoric. In a way a historic game: this was Petrosian's first loss after winning the WC title from Botvinnik in 1963.
Dec-19-11
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  Benzol: <brankat> This was also the only loss Petrosian suffered in the 1963 Piatigorsky Cup tournament. Though why the event field is given as Ch USA I've no idea.
Dec-19-11  King Death: <Benzol> Probably for the same reason I've noticed games played in New Orleans by random strong players as "wch" or others from Amsterdam as "ct" and Stockholm as "Interzonal": Botvinnik vs E R Lundin, 1962. Anybody who knows a little history would see the mistake here. Botvinnik wasn't playing in Stockholm for the right to qualify for the title he already held.
Dec-19-11
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  Benzol: <King Death> One day I hope <chessgames> will start to straighten out the misleading info in these fields. The Botvinnik game was indeed played in Stockholm but as you point out it wasn't in the Interzonal. It was an International tournament played in January 1962 sometime between the 12th and the 23rd of that month. It was played in the seventh round according to ChessStars. Botvinnik drew only one game, with Flohr and whitewashed the rest of the field winning the tournament by three points ahead of Flohr and Soderborg who were in joint second place.
Dec-19-11
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  brankat: <Benzol>

Well, although this is CG's 10th year now, and the database has grown quite big, it will probably always be a "work in progress".

I think CG could probably use more help from the members.

I'd be very much willing to do some work myself, but no one has asked me :-)

Dec-19-11
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  Penguincw: Black lost a lot of pawns in the game.
Aug-05-12
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  perfidious: Petrosian seemed to bring out the best in Gligoric, and so it was here.

<brankat> No use waiting to be asked-since coming back, I've availed myself of the correction feature below for literally dozens of things. Those unfortunate enough to face all the slips I've sent on these last few weeks probably wish I hadn't come back. (laughs)

Jun-08-14
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  zydeco: Reshevsky in his annotations on this game doesn't think much of how Petrosian played it. Petrosian's idea with the opening is to induce white to trade off the dark-squared bishop - with the lure that he opens up black's castled position. Black's maneuver .....Bf4-d2-g5-e3 is a waste of time. Black should look for counterplay along the d-file.
Aug-04-17
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  sea7kenp: I didn't think Gligoric even liked playing the White side of the Ruy. He sure outplayed Petrosian here, though!
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