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🏆 Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1979) Chess Event Description
The event was sponsored by the newspaper ... [more]

Player: Oscar Panno

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Lombardy vs Panno  ½-½231979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
2. Najdorf vs Panno  ½-½191979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A04 Reti Opening
3. Panno vs Gheorghiu  ½-½411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A30 English, Symmetrical
4. Z Franco Ocampos vs Panno  ½-½211979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. Panno vs Miles 0-1391979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A10 English
6. Ulf Andersson vs Panno ½-½431979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
7. Panno vs Ivkov  ½-½311979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A14 English
8. Quinteros vs Panno  ½-½271979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A30 English, Symmetrical
9. Panno vs J A Rubinetti  1-0401979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A34 English, Symmetrical
10. Larsen vs Panno 1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
11. Panno vs Petrosian 0-1431979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A17 English
12. Spassky vs Panno ½-½151979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
13. Panno vs M J Tempone  1-0401979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A28 English
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Panno wins | Panno 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.
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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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