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🏆 Vinkovci (1968) Chess Event Description
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Player: Robert James Fischer

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Fischer vs Wade 1-0381968VinkovciC30 King's Gambit Declined
2. Fischer vs I Jovanovic 1-0231968VinkovciB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
3. Matulovic vs Fischer 0-1401968VinkovciB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
4. Fischer vs Hort ½-½561968VinkovciB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
5. Ivkov vs Fischer 0-1751968VinkovciA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
6. Fischer vs Minic 1-0241968VinkovciC33 King's Gambit Accepted
7. M Matov vs Fischer 0-1201968VinkovciB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. Fischer vs A Matanovic 1-0441968VinkovciC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. E Nikolic vs Fischer 0-1311968VinkovciA10 English
10. Fischer vs Robatsch ½-½571968VinkovciC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
11. D Byrne vs Fischer ½-½501968VinkovciA00 Uncommon Opening
12. Fischer vs Gheorghiu ½-½831968VinkovciC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
13. M Bertok vs Fischer 0-1411968VinkovciA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-03-14  Ke2: Good old Matov.
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  offramp: "That's check, Matov."
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  perfidious: Always check, it might be Matov.
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  wwall: Fischer coasted in the end. He scored 7.5 out of 8 in the first 8 rounds.
Oct-07-17  ughaibu: Playing games with an average length of 63 moves can't seriously be characterised as "coasting", regardless of the result.
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  Karne: Impressive tournament from Fischer, even though his opposition weren't always of the stellar sort.
Oct-11-18  Troller: Some comments by Fischer related through Larsen here: Matulovic vs Fischer, 1968
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  keypusher: Copying from Troller's post:

<They really did their best. In advance I had informed them that I was very strict on my demands for the lighting and ineed they procured some special lamps from Zagreb.

I was hard on the Yugoslavian players, 7-0!

In the last three rounds I didn't play very well; I do not know why. I don't think I was relaxing even though I was already certain to win the tournament. I wanted to win it by a large margin.

The last two players were very weak.

Ivkov does not play anywhere near as well as he used to. He played a completely horrible opening against me.>

I assume by <last two players> Fischer meant Jovanovic and Matov, who finished a combined +1-23=2. Fischer's last two opponents were Gheorghiu and Bertok.

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