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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: Mark Taimanov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Taimanov vs Bronstein 1-0411956Alekhine MemorialE73 King's Indian
2. N Padevsky vs Taimanov  0-1321956Alekhine MemorialB22 Sicilian, Alapin
3. Taimanov vs Najdorf 1-0391956Alekhine MemorialA16 English
4. Unzicker vs Taimanov ½-½181956Alekhine MemorialC70 Ruy Lopez
5. Taimanov vs Szabo  ½-½241956Alekhine MemorialD54 Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation
6. Taimanov vs Sliwa 1-0281956Alekhine MemorialE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
7. Stahlberg vs Taimanov  ½-½221956Alekhine MemorialE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
8. Taimanov vs Gligoric  ½-½321956Alekhine MemorialE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
9. Botvinnik vs Taimanov  ½-½241956Alekhine MemorialA16 English
10. Taimanov vs Uhlmann  ½-½411956Alekhine MemorialE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
11. Keres vs Taimanov  ½-½461956Alekhine MemorialB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
12. Taimanov vs Golombek  1-0541956Alekhine MemorialE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
13. Smyslov vs Taimanov  ½-½211956Alekhine MemorialE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. Taimanov vs V Ciocaltea  1-0431956Alekhine MemorialE97 King's Indian
15. Pachman vs Taimanov  ½-½231956Alekhine MemorialA16 English
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