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List of WC qualification events till 1993 still not in Tournament Index:


Toluca 1982 <up for voting>

Moscow 1982 <Tabanus> is working on it

Tunis 1985 <zanzibar>

Taxco 1985
Biel 1985

Zagreb 1987 <zanzibar>

Szirak 1987 <zanzibar>

Subotica 1987 <zanzibar>

Manila 1990 <thomastonk> was working on it but he disappeared

Biel 1993 <zanzibar>

Groningen PCA 1993 <zanzibar>


Prague Candidates Reserve Playoff (1956)
Larsen - Geller 3rd place Candidates Playoff (1966)
Larsen - Portisch Candidates Quarterfinal (1968) <Tabanus>

Korchnoi - Tal Candidates Semifinal (1968) <WCCEP>

Larsen - Tal 3rd place Candidates Playoff (1969) <WCCEP>

Portoroz Candidates Reserve Playoff (1971)

Petrosian - Korchnoi Candidates Semifinal (1971) <WCCEP or Chessical>

Korchnoi - Petrosian Candidates Semifinal (1974) <WCCEP>

Portisch - Spassky Candidates Quarterfinal (1980) <up for voting>

Tal - Andersson 3rd place Interzonal Playoff (1983)
Korchnoi - Portisch Candidates Quarterfinal (1983)
Kasparov - Beliavsky Candidates Quarterfinal (1983)
Ribli - Torre Candidates Quarterfinal (1983)
Smyslov - Hübner Candidates Quarterfinal (1983)
Smyslov - Ribli Candidates Semifinal (1983)
Kasparov - Korchnoi Candidates Semifinal (1983)
Kasparov - Smyslov Candidates Final (1984)
Moscow Interzonal Playoff (1985)
Biel Interzonal Playoff (1985)
London Candidates Reserve Playoff (1985)
Montpellier Candidates Playoff (1985)
Sokolov - Vaganian Candidates Quarterfinal (1986)
Yusupov - Timman Candidates Quarterfinal (1986)
Sokolov - Yusupov Candidates Semifinal (1986)
Budapest Interzonal Playoff (1987)
Havana Candidates Reserve Playoff (1987)
Speelman - Short Candidates Quarterfinal (1988)
Speelman - Short Candidates Quarterfinal (1988)
Yusupov - Spraggett Candidates Quarterfinal (1989)
Timman - Portisch Candidates Quarterfinal (1989)
Karpov - Hjartarson Candidates Quarterfinal (1989)
Karpov - Yusupov Candidates Semifinal (1989)
Timman - Speelman Candidates Semifinal (1989)
Karpov - Timman Candidates Final (1990)

Yusupov - Dolmatov Candidates Preliminary (1991)
Ivanchuk - Yudasin Candidates Preliminary (1991)
Short - Speelman Candidates Preliminary (1991)
Korchnoi - Sax Candidates Preliminary (1991)
Gelfand - Nikolic Candidates Preliminary (1991)
Timman - Hübner Candidates Preliminary (1991)
Anand - Dreev Candidates Preliminary (1991)
Timman - Korchnoi Candidates Quarterfinal (1991)
Yusupov - Ivanchuk Candidates Quarterfinal (1991)
Short - Gelfand Candidates Quarterfinal (1991)
Karpov - Anand Candidates Quarterfinal (1991)
Timman - Yusupov Candidates Semifinal (1992)
Short - Karpov Candidates Semifinal (1992)
Short - Timman Candidates Final (1993)

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   Tabanus has kibitzed 15605 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-23-14 Biographer Bistro (replies)
Tabanus: <WCCEP> I'll probably open my forum in January! <crawfb5> <Benzol> <CG> Thanks! The drug I needed ;) I put back the "List of WC qualification events" in my forum header and expanded it till 1993. While I was away, WCCEP added <zanzibar> to 4-5 ...
   Nov-17-14 P Haba vs B Kokes, 2003 (replies)
Tabanus: Nothing wrong with the pun itself and its maker. But why do these inside jokes have to stick with the games forever? If only they could be removed after some time, it would be tolerable. Say a year or so. Says tolerant Tab.
   Nov-14-14 Tabanus chessforum
Tabanus: <Paint My Dragon> Thanks! I will try to write up as soon as possible, before leaving this for me hopeless project.
   Nov-13-14 Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
Tabanus: Don't forget the arbiter! He's the most important man of the match, the players are just sock puppets.
   Nov-10-14 K Gudmundsson vs Pachman, 1962
Tabanus: White is Arinbjorn Gudmundsson , slip sent. ("Arinbjörn gerdi jafntefli vid Pachman"), + .
   Nov-10-14 R D Allentharp
Tabanus: Obituary in Austin American-Statesman 27 Dec. 2002: On Christmas Eve, Robert Durham Allentharp, 88, went to be with the Lord he faithfully served all his life. He was a gentle man who was always at peace with himself and God. The only child and much-loved son of Katheryn and Robert
   Nov-08-14 J W Stapp (replies)
Tabanus: <Phony Benoni> Jesse William Stapp, slip sent.
   Nov-04-14 Stefansson vs J Rukavina, 2010 (replies)
Tabanus: I saw 26.Nxa7 till 31.Rb8 but ... 26.Nxa7 Rxa7 27.Bxg6 Qa8/Qb8 28.Bxa7 Qxa7 29.b6 Qxa6 30.bxc7 Rc8 31.Rb8 Qxf1#
   Oct-31-14 A W Hamming
Tabanus: Are we sure it's Adolf Hamming? I thought perhaps Alexander:
   Oct-31-14 Karjakin vs Nakamura, 2014 (replies)
Tabanus: I would have played on with f3. Or even worse, with b4 :)
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