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🏆 Alekhine Memorial (1956) Chess Event Description
For a quarter-century after he fled the Soviet Union, Alexander Alekhine was treated as a traitor and an enemy of the people. This attitude softened within a decade of his death, and in 1956 the Soviet Union held an important international event in his memory. Earlier that year, in April, a Soviet delegation, including Smyslov, Keres, Bronstein, Geller and Petrosian, had marked the tenth anniversary of his death at a ceremony, organised by FIDE, in the Montparnasse cemetery in Paris. ... [more]

Player: Mikhail Botvinnik

 page 1 of 1; 15 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Botvinnik vs Golombek 1-0451956Alekhine MemorialB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
2. Smyslov vs Botvinnik  ½-½461956Alekhine MemorialB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
3. Botvinnik vs V Ciocaltea 1-0361956Alekhine MemorialC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
4. Pachman vs Botvinnik  ½-½201956Alekhine MemorialA36 English
5. Botvinnik vs Bronstein  ½-½191956Alekhine MemorialD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. N Padevsky vs Botvinnik 0-1251956Alekhine MemorialB89 Sicilian
7. Botvinnik vs Najdorf 1-0731956Alekhine MemorialE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
8. Unzicker vs Botvinnik ½-½201956Alekhine MemorialB07 Pirc
9. Botvinnik vs Taimanov  ½-½241956Alekhine MemorialA16 English
10. Sliwa vs Botvinnik 0-1451956Alekhine MemorialC01 French, Exchange
11. Botvinnik vs Stahlberg 1-0411956Alekhine MemorialA14 English
12. Gligoric vs Botvinnik ½-½121956Alekhine MemorialC11 French
13. Botvinnik vs Szabo 1-0271956Alekhine MemorialA10 English
14. Botvinnik vs Uhlmann 1-0411956Alekhine MemorialA07 King's Indian Attack
15. Keres vs Botvinnik 1-0341956Alekhine MemorialB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
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