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Bengt-Eric Horberg
Number of games in database: 58
Years covered: 1954 to 1969
Overall record: +13 -27 =18 (37.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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BENGT-ERIC HORBERG
(born Feb-09-1922, died Nov-02-2003) Sweden

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Bengt-Eric Hörberg was born in Karlskrona. He was Swedish champion in 1954.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 58  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. B E Horberg vs A Tsvetkov  ½-½25 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)E85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
2. Prins vs B E Horberg  1-054 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)D51 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. B E Horberg vs R Toran Albero  0-129 1954 MontevideoE14 Queen's Indian
4. Bronstein vs B E Horberg 1-033 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
5. B E Horberg vs A Fuderer  ½-½18 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. Najdorf vs B E Horberg  1-026 1954 MontevideoA04 Reti Opening
7. B E Horberg vs F Zita  0-165 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)A34 English, Symmetrical
8. B E Horberg vs M Oren  0-165 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)D42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
9. B E Horberg vs Schmid  0-131 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men) fin-AC05 French, Tarrasch
10. M Oren vs B E Horberg  0-129 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
11. Najdorf vs B E Horberg  1-026 1954 MontevideoA04 Reti Opening
12. B E Horberg vs G Barcza  0-149 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)A04 Reti Opening
13. B E Horberg vs P M Nielsen  0-126 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. L Barden vs B E Horberg  0-134 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)C19 French, Winawer, Advance
15. W Morena vs B E Horberg  0-134 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)E92 King's Indian
16. B E Horberg vs Trompowsky 0-122 1954 MontevideoB40 Sicilian
17. Panno vs B E Horberg  ½-½33 1954 Amsterdam ol (Men)D42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
18. B E Horberg vs S Witkowski  0-126 1958 13th olm final BB01 Scandinavian
19. B E Horberg vs A Gudmundsson  0-165 1958 13th olm final BE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
20. L Hallstrom vs B E Horberg  0-124 1958 13th olm final BB15 Caro-Kann
21. B E Horberg vs P Ravn  0-123 1958 13th olm final BE15 Queen's Indian
22. B E Horberg vs J Goncalves  1-036 1958 13th olm qual. group 4C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. H van den Broeck vs B E Horberg  ½-½51 1958 13th olm final BE65 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O
24. B E Horberg vs J Kozma  0-128 1958 Munich ol (Men) prelE00 Queen's Pawn Game
25. K Ennigrou vs B E Horberg  ½-½72 1958 13th olm qual. group 4B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-03-05
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  Benzol: Bengt-Eric Horberg
Born 9th February 1922 in Karlskrona
He was Swedish champion in 1954.
Aug-14-06  waddayaplay: The most commonly used name form is Bengt Hörberg.

Wrote or co-authored several books in Swedish:

"Paul Morphy; En legendarisk schackmästares berömda partier - med kort biografi." / Hörberg, Bengt & Westberg, Jostein 1961

"Emanuel Lasker : 75 utvalda partier med kommentarer samt biografi" / Bengt Hörberg, Jostein Westberg (1964)

"J.R. Capablanca : 75 utvalda partier med kommentarer samt biografi" / Bengt Hörberg, Jostein Westberg (1965)

"Schack för nybörjare" (1965, 1970, 1980, 1986, possibly more ed.) -- this one is still popular

Appears to have died 2003-11-02

Aug-14-06  waddayaplay: More precisely, some sources suggest that he died that date.
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