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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: Wolfgang Unzicker

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Unzicker vs N Padevsky  ½-½231956Alekhine MemorialB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
2. Najdorf vs Unzicker  1-0641956Alekhine MemorialA30 English, Symmetrical
3. Unzicker vs Szabo ½-½411956Alekhine MemorialC71 Ruy Lopez
4. Unzicker vs Taimanov ½-½181956Alekhine MemorialC70 Ruy Lopez
5. Sliwa vs Unzicker  1-0861956Alekhine MemorialA16 English
6. Unzicker vs Stahlberg 1-0411956Alekhine MemorialB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
7. Gligoric vs Unzicker 1-0411956Alekhine MemorialE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
8. Unzicker vs Botvinnik ½-½201956Alekhine MemorialB07 Pirc
9. Uhlmann vs Unzicker  ½-½331956Alekhine MemorialE46 Nimzo-Indian
10. Unzicker vs Keres 1-0391956Alekhine MemorialC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
11. Golombek vs Unzicker 0-1511956Alekhine MemorialE15 Queen's Indian
12. Unzicker vs Smyslov  ½-½261956Alekhine MemorialC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
13. V Ciocaltea vs Unzicker 0-1951956Alekhine MemorialC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. Unzicker vs Pachman  ½-½421956Alekhine MemorialC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. Bronstein vs Unzicker ½-½291956Alekhine MemorialC32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
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