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🏆 Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1979)

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Player: Bent Larsen

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Larsen vs Ulf Andersson 1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A00 Uncommon Opening
2. Ivkov vs Larsen 0-1351979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
3. Larsen vs Quinteros 1-0741979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E90 King's Indian
4. J A Rubinetti vs Larsen 0-1401979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B10 Caro-Kann
5. Larsen vs Najdorf  ½-½561979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C28 Vienna Game
6. Larsen vs Petrosian 1-0651979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A12 English with b3
7. Spassky vs Larsen 0-1391979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
8. Larsen vs M J Tempone 1-0401979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Lombardy vs Larsen  ½-½711979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
10. Larsen vs Panno 1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
11. Gheorghiu vs Larsen  ½-½401979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. Larsen vs Z Franco Ocampos 1-0231979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
13. Miles vs Larsen ½-½561979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A14 English
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Larsen wins | Larsen loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-16  Joseph Blackcape: Pretty surprising to see Petrosian not only to draw with a 2360 Franco, but at least it was a quick draw in the last round. The real weird thing is him losing (and resigning before an unavoidable mate) to a 2200 FM Tempone, who only scored 2 point in the other 12 games. As a warm up it probably didn't work for him too well either, since next he lost the match with Korchnoi without winning even 1 game too.
Jun-02-19
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  Fusilli: The tournament was the result of Najdorf unrelenting efforts to promote chess in Argentina. He convinced the Clarin newspaper to fund the series of Clarin tournaments in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

In promoting this tournament, he frequently referred to it as having seven world champions on its roster: Spassky and Petrosian, regular champions; Panno, Ivkov, Gheorghiu and Lombardy, world junior champions; and Tempone, world U-16 champion in 1979.

The fans were a bit let down by the large number of draws in 25 moves or less, but Larsen more than compensated for it with his unwavering fighting spirit and great chess.

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