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: Paul Keres
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|1. Uhlmann vs Keres
|| ||½-½||43||1956||Alekhine Memorial||D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|2. Szabo vs Keres
||1-0||77||1956||Alekhine Memorial||A23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation|
|3. Keres vs Golombek
|| ||1-0||45||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|4. Smyslov vs Keres
|| ||½-½||41||1956||Alekhine Memorial||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|5. Keres vs V Ciocaltea
|| ||½-½||21||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7|
|6. Pachman vs Keres
||0-1||36||1956||Alekhine Memorial||A28 English|
|7. Keres vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||23||1956||Alekhine Memorial||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|8. N Padevsky vs Keres
||½-½||36||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3|
|9. Keres vs Najdorf
||½-½||41||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7|
|10. Unzicker vs Keres
||1-0||39||1956||Alekhine Memorial||C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd|
|11. Keres vs Taimanov
|| ||½-½||46||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|12. Sliwa vs Keres
||0-1||41||1956||Alekhine Memorial||A22 English|
|13. Keres vs Stahlberg
|| ||½-½||32||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B98 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|14. Gligoric vs Keres
||½-½||56||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
|15. Keres vs Botvinnik
||1-0||34||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack|
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