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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: Paul Keres

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Uhlmann vs Keres  ½-½431956Alekhine MemorialD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
2. Szabo vs Keres 1-0771956Alekhine MemorialA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
3. Keres vs Golombek  1-0451956Alekhine MemorialB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
4. Smyslov vs Keres  ½-½411956Alekhine MemorialA07 King's Indian Attack
5. Keres vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½211956Alekhine MemorialB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
6. Pachman vs Keres 0-1361956Alekhine MemorialA28 English
7. Keres vs Bronstein  ½-½231956Alekhine MemorialC05 French, Tarrasch
8. N Padevsky vs Keres ½-½361956Alekhine MemorialE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
9. Keres vs Najdorf ½-½411956Alekhine MemorialB68 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 9...Be7
10. Unzicker vs Keres 1-0391956Alekhine MemorialC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
11. Keres vs Taimanov  ½-½461956Alekhine MemorialB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
12. Sliwa vs Keres 0-1411956Alekhine MemorialA22 English
13. Keres vs Stahlberg  ½-½321956Alekhine MemorialB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. Gligoric vs Keres ½-½561956Alekhine MemorialE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
15. Keres vs Botvinnik 1-0341956Alekhine MemorialB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
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