Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

🏆 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: Svetozar Gligoric

 page 1 of 1; 15 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gligoric vs Smyslov  ½-½231956Alekhine MemorialE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
2. V Ciocaltea vs Gligoric 0-1301956Alekhine MemorialE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
3. Gligoric vs Pachman  ½-½291956Alekhine MemorialD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
4. Bronstein vs Gligoric 1-0791956Alekhine MemorialC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
5. Gligoric vs N Padevsky 1-0411956Alekhine MemorialD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Najdorf vs Gligoric  ½-½281956Alekhine MemorialE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
7. Gligoric vs Unzicker 1-0411956Alekhine MemorialE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
8. Taimanov vs Gligoric  ½-½321956Alekhine MemorialE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
9. Gligoric vs Sliwa 1-0431956Alekhine MemorialC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
10. Stahlberg vs Gligoric  ½-½581956Alekhine MemorialE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
11. Gligoric vs Szabo  ½-½351956Alekhine MemorialE15 Queen's Indian
12. Gligoric vs Botvinnik ½-½121956Alekhine MemorialC11 French
13. Uhlmann vs Gligoric 0-1401956Alekhine MemorialA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
14. Gligoric vs Keres ½-½561956Alekhine MemorialE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
15. Golombek vs Gligoric  0-1271956Alekhine MemorialE81 King's Indian, Samisch
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Gligoric wins | Gligoric loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
There is no kibitzing for this page, yet.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.

NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific tournament only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC