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🏆 Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1979) Chess Event Description
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Player: Miguel A Quinteros

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Quinteros vs Najdorf ½-½1011979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
2. Quinteros vs J A Rubinetti  1-0321979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Larsen vs Quinteros 1-0741979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E90 King's Indian
4. Quinteros vs Petrosian 1-0491979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A14 English
5. Spassky vs Quinteros  ½-½241979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3
6. Quinteros vs M J Tempone  1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A30 English, Symmetrical
7. Lombardy vs Quinteros  ½-½251979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A10 English
8. Quinteros vs Panno  ½-½271979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A30 English, Symmetrical
9. Gheorghiu vs Quinteros  1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E70 King's Indian
10. Quinteros vs Z Franco Ocampos  ½-½651979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A22 English
11. Miles vs Quinteros  0-1321979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B06 Robatsch
12. Quinteros vs Ulf Andersson  0-1481979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4
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) | Quinteros wins | Quinteros 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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