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🏆 Haifa Olympiad (Men) (1976)

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Miguel Najdorf, Ludek Pachman, Daniel Abraham Yanofsky, Enrico Paoli, Ruben Rodriguez, Jan Timman, Anthony Miles, Ulf Andersson, John Nunn, Murray Chandler, Lubomir Kavalek, Gennadi Sosonko, Helgi Olafsson, Oscar Panno, Robert Eugene Byrne, Eugenio Torre, Miguel A Quinteros, Margeir Petursson, Vladimir Mikhailovich Liberzon, Roman Dzindzichashvili, Wolfgang Unzicker, Zenon Franco Ocampos, Gildardo Garcia, William James Lombardy, Andrew Jonathan Mestel, Michael Francis Stean, James Tarjan, Larry Melvyn Evans, Gudmundur Sigurjonsson, Hans Ree, Peter Biyiasas, Raymond Keene, Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez, Raul Sanguineti, Jan Hein Donner, Erling Mortensen, Victor J Frias Pablaza, Stefano Tatai, Harry Schussler, William Hartston, Werner Hug, Mehrshad Sharif, Bela Toth, Axel Otto Ornstein, Rico Mascarinas, Gert Ligterink, Nathan Birnboim, Knut Joran Helmers, Yrjo A Rantanen, Arturo Pomar Salamanca, Peter Ostermeyer, Heinz Wirthensohn, Karl Robatsch, Kamran G Shirazi, Yair Kraidman, Jean-Luc Seret, Kim S Commons, Franciscus Antonius Kuijpers, Robert Murray Jamieson, Francisco Javier Ochoa De Echaguen, Carlos Enrique Cuartas Bedoya, Lawrence Day, Lars Aake Schneider, Hans-Guenther Kestler, Jorge Szmetan, Franz Hoelzl, Khosro Harandi, Leon David Piasetski, Leif Ogaard, Dieter A Mohrlok, Angel Martin Gonzalez, Heikki Westerinen, Andre Lombard, Jacob Ost-Hansen, Klaus Wockenfuss, Leon S Lederman, Francisco Javier Sanz Alonso, Paul M Kuroda, George Steven Botterill, Craig William Pritchett, Carlos Silva Sanchez, Luis Marcos Bronstein, Borje Jansson, Bjorn Tiller, Shimon Kagan, Vernon Albert Small, Walter Wittmann, Irwin Lipnowski, Oscar Humberto Castro Rojas, Rosendo Carrean Balinas Jr, Emmanuel Preissmann, Antonio Angel Medina Garcia, Andreas Dueckstein, John Grantley Cooper, Iolo Ceredig Jones, Bernard Kernan, Andreas Huss, Stuart James Hutchings, Ulrik Rath, Maxwell Leonard Fuller plus 187 more players. Chess Event Description
Haifa Olympiad (Men) (1976)

The 22nd Chess Olympiad took place between October 26 and November 10, 1976, in Haifa, Israel. For the first time, the event comprised both an open and a women's tournament.

International politics affected the event, as a large number of FIDE member nations withdrew in protest against the Olympiad being held in Israel. In the absence of the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, and Hungary, the US team had the highest average Elo rating and had to be considered the favorite, even without Bobby Fischer. In the end, the USA took the gold medals, by half a point. The Netherlands and England took home the silver and bronze, respectively.(1)

Also see Haifa Olympiad (Women) (1976).

(1) Wikipedia article: 22nd Chess Olympiad

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Fuller vs Dzindzichashvili 0-1341976Haifa Olympiad (Men)E17 Queen's Indian
2. Ruben Rodriguez vs Dzindzichashvili 0-1431976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A17 English
3. F Hoelzl vs R Beyen  1-0321976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C25 Vienna
4. E M Green vs M Stean  ½-½441976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B97 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. Kolbak vs E M Green  0-1231976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
6. K Wockenfuss vs A Medina Garcia  1-0361976Haifa Olympiad (Men)D01 Richter-Veresov Attack
7. Larry Evans vs A Lombard 1-0831976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B33 Sicilian
8. F Batres vs R Beyen  0-1421976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
9. Pedro Aguilar vs A H Williams  0-1691976Haifa Olympiad (Men)E52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6
10. B G Campbell vs I Saren  0-1271976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
11. F Cote vs H Schumacher  0-1611976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B10 Caro-Kann
12. C Cuartas Bedoya vs J Rush  1-0241976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C44 King's Pawn Game
13. P H Donoso Velasco vs J Gutierrez  ½-½171976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C10 French
14. Dzindzichashvili vs A Riccetto  1-0261976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
15. O Ferreira vs J C Letzelter  0-1381976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A95 Dutch, Stonewall
16. C Gamarra Caceres vs J L Seret  0-1561976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B33 Sicilian
17. R Goldenberg vs A Bogda  0-1551976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A00 Uncommon Opening
18. A Gomez Abad vs A Grinza  0-1261976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
19. E Grumer vs A Medina Garcia  0-1401976Haifa Olympiad (Men)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
20. R Hoen vs P Rasmussen  1-0331976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C55 Two Knights Defense
21. W Hoyt vs J M Bellon Lopez  0-1421976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
22. K Janetschek vs E Laine  1-0251976Haifa Olympiad (Men)E65 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O
23. I Kanko vs H Pickering  1-0311976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
24. B Kernan vs Unzicker  ½-½251976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C45 Scotch Game
25. A Malagon vs M Wahlbom  0-1361976Haifa Olympiad (Men)A61 Benoni
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