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Bengt Ekenberg
Number of games in database: 38
Years covered: 1935 to 1971

Overall record: +12 -10 =16 (52.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (8) 
    B22 B24 B50 B20 B21
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C70 C97 C84
 French Defense (4) 
    C11 C07 C14 C00
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   Ekenberg vs Ulf Andersson, 1969 1-0
   Ekenberg vs O Alfredsson, 1966 1-0

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(born Jun-27-1912, died Aug-17-1986, 74 years old) Sweden

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Bengt August Edvard Ekenberg was born in Göteborg. He was Swedish champion in 1943 and 1962.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 38  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Ekenberg vs Alekhine 0-123 1935 OrebroA80 Dutch
2. Ekenberg vs K Poschauko  0-122 1936 Munich OlympiadC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
3. Ekenberg vs N Voinov  1-039 1936 Munich OlympiadC13 French
4. G Barcza vs Ekenberg  1-041 1936 Munich OlympiadE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
5. I Pleci vs Ekenberg  0-137 1939 Buenos Aires ol (Men) f-AB55 Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack
6. Ekenberg vs Keres 1-056 1944 LidkopingC59 Two Knights
7. B E Horberg vs Ekenberg  ½-½88 1965 SWE-chA81 Dutch
8. A Burehall vs Ekenberg  ½-½65 1966 Malmo SWE chC70 Ruy Lopez
9. Ekenberg vs B Soderborg  0-142 1966 Malmo SWE chC26 Vienna
10. B E Horberg vs Ekenberg  ½-½32 1966 Malmo SWE chC70 Ruy Lopez
11. Ekenberg vs O Kinnmark  1-032 1966 Malmo SWE chC26 Vienna
12. H Ek vs Ekenberg ½-½80 1966 Malmo SWE chC44 King's Pawn Game
13. Ekenberg vs Z Nilsson  ½-½35 1966 Malmo SWE chB50 Sicilian
14. Ake Olsson vs Ekenberg 0-172 1966 Malmo SWE chC70 Ruy Lopez
15. Ekenberg vs J Westman  ½-½31 1966 Malmo SWE chB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
16. Krantz vs Ekenberg  ½-½22 1966 Malmo SWE chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
17. R Goode vs Ekenberg 1-049 1966 Malmo SWE chC70 Ruy Lopez
18. A Werle vs Ekenberg  0-128 1966 Malmo SWE chC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. Ekenberg vs H Akvist  1-038 1966 Malmo SWE chB50 Sicilian
20. Ekenberg vs O Alfredsson 1-09 1966 Malmo SWE chC30 King's Gambit Declined
21. M Johansson Sr vs Ekenberg  ½-½53 1966 Malmo SWE chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
22. Ekenberg vs K Skold  1-063 1966 Malmo SWE chA04 Reti Opening
23. Ekenberg vs Ulf Andersson 1-063 1969 SverigeA02 Bird's Opening
24. G Brostrom vs Ekenberg  ½-½37 1971 EskilstunaA13 English
25. N A Malmdin vs Ekenberg  1-051 1971 EskilstunaC00 French Defense
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  Benzol: Bengt August Edvard Ekenberg
Born 27th June 1912 in Goteborg
He was Swedish champion in 1943 and 1962.
Jun-27-07  BIDMONFA: Bengt Ekenberg


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  whiteshark: 11 games at CHESS OLYMPIADS 1939.
+5 =4 -2 = 63.6%
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  lost in space: He played the Ruy Lopez often in a very interesting way:

very early b5 (Caro Variation) and afterwards with Bb7, d6, g6 and Bg7

Here the key position which is convincing me more and more to be very good for black:

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12. Nxg7 Kf8 13. Ne6 Qxe6 14. d5 Qf6 (or e7) 15. dxc6 Bxc6 is more or less forced and the resulting position is =

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Bengt played Qf6 instead of Qe7 (which I found in cooperation with shredder).

I will start to use this line OTB to get more experience with it.

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