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🏆 Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1979)

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Player: Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Petrosian vs Miles  ½-½191979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A36 English
2. Ulf Andersson vs Petrosian  ½-½191979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
3. Petrosian vs Ivkov  ½-½221979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A32 English, Symmetrical Variation
4. Quinteros vs Petrosian 1-0491979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A14 English
5. Petrosian vs J A Rubinetti  1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A30 English, Symmetrical
6. Larsen vs Petrosian 1-0651979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A12 English with b3
7. Petrosian vs Najdorf  ½-½181979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
8. Petrosian vs Spassky  ½-½191979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. M J Tempone vs Petrosian 1-0631979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
10. Petrosian vs Lombardy  ½-½431979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E41 Nimzo-Indian
11. Panno vs Petrosian 0-1431979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A17 English
12. Petrosian vs Gheorghiu ½-½131979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A43 Old Benoni
13. Z Franco Ocampos vs Petrosian ½-½161979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C15 French, Winawer
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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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