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🏆 Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1979) Chess Event Description
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Player: Borislav Ivkov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J A Rubinetti vs Ivkov 0-1361979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
2. Ivkov vs Larsen 0-1351979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
3. Petrosian vs Ivkov  ½-½221979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A32 English, Symmetrical Variation
4. Ivkov vs Spassky  ½-½161979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A56 Benoni Defense
5. M J Tempone vs Ivkov  0-1391979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
6. Ivkov vs Lombardy  ½-½591979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
7. Panno vs Ivkov  ½-½311979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A14 English
8. Ivkov vs Gheorghiu 1-0321979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A56 Benoni Defense
9. Z Franco Ocampos vs Ivkov  1-0601979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
10. Ivkov vs Miles  ½-½201979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. Ulf Andersson vs Ivkov ½-½321979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
12. Najdorf vs Ivkov  ½-½191979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
13. Ivkov vs Quinteros 1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Ivkov wins | Ivkov 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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